Monakwe Ruling Today


Acting president of Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), Olefile Monakwe has applied for a stay of execution of the High Court order reinstating Babereki Investments chairperson Masego Mogwera and three other members of the board of directors of the company.

The application stays pending final determination of the matter by the appeals court.

Mogwera and three others were dismissed as members of the board of directors of the Union’s investment arm, Babereki Investments (Pty) Ltd.  She, along with Martin Gabobakwe, Tlhabologo Galekhutle and Otto Itumeleng were on April 27 dismissed by BOPEU first president, Olefile Monakwe. 

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