Litigants' failure to meet leads to case postponement

The case in which the acting president of Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) Olefile Monakwe’s wife is suing the union has been postponed to April 1, 2020.

Kedisaletse Monakwe, who is also the union’s head of the collective bargaining and organising unit, would like to claim over P700, 000 from the Union for what she considers full cost of her course in Turin, Italy.

According to documents she filed in Court, the course ran for four months, precisely from January 23 to April 14, 2017, at the ILO training centre.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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