Govt, unions end the bickering


Government and the three unions with nurses in their membership have finally ended the bickering.

The parties have reached an agreement to consult over matters relating to the preparations of the annual Nurses' Day and Awards.

This comes after the Botswana Land Boards Local Authorities Workers Union (BLLAWU), the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), and the National Amalgamated Central, Local and Parastatal Manual Workers' Union approached the court to interdict Nurses’ Day celebrations for lack of inclusive involvement a fortnight ago.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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