Masama snag delays

President Mokgweetsi Masisi. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
President Mokgweetsi Masisi. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Selebi-Phikwe residents recently learnt that a water project near Gaborone, put on the backburner, has delayed creation of the town’s 1,500 new jobs.

This has put the prospects of jobs from the project in doubt, as the new investor in the town, a citrus fruit company, cannot be allowed to draw water from the nearby Letsibogo Dam since it is a high national security feature delivering water to the water-stressed southern Botswana and greater Gaborone areas.

The investor has been described as one of the greatest citrus fruit producers in the world and the company currently operates two of the largest fruit production and packaging plants in the world found in Brazil and South Africa.

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Shame on BotswanaPost, like-minded employers

Just recently, the Manual Workers Union successfully interdicted BotswanaPost from implementing new terms and conditions of employment for its members without the union’s knowledge.The union then took the BotswanaPost to court seeking to stop the postal parastatal from implementing terms and conditions of the workers who fall under their membership without being involved on their behalf.In his ruling, Justice Isaac Bahuma of the Gaborone...

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