Lucara responds to BMWU allegations

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PRESS STATEMENT: Lucara Botswana has over the last few weeks been engaging the Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) on the organisational optimisation process currently undertaken by the company.

Consultations with the union on the matter are ongoing. We are surprised by the press release that was allegedly issued by the union. Our obligation to maintain confidentiality concerning our engagement with the union precludes us from fully responding to the allegations made in

the press release at this stage.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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