May Day blues

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* Low turnout at May Day celebrations
* Calls for review of the constitution continue
* Unions denied use of GSS grounds?

Confusion reigned supreme yesterday on whether or not labour unions had secured a permit from the police to gather at Gaborone Secondary School grounds resulting in an unprecedented low turnout of workers for the commemoration of International Labour Day or May Day. 

Speakers at the event, which brought together unions including Botswana Public Employees Unions (BOPEU), Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Unions (BLLAHWU), Footballers Union of Botswana (FUB), claimed that the low turnout was due to police telling workers that the unions did not have a permit to gather at the GSS grounds.

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