New broom takes over as BHCTTWU president


FRANCISTOWN: A seismic change recently occurred in the landscape of the trade unions in Botswana following the election of Olebogeng Digapeng (35) as the new president of the Botswana, Hotel, Travel and Tourism Workers Union (BHCTTWU).

Digapeng was elected as BHCTTWU’s president during its elective congress that was held on December 11, 2021 in Palapye.

Digapeng’s win means that a trident of women in Masego Mogwera of Botswana Public Employees Union(BOPEU), and Martha Molema of the Trainers and Allied Workers Union (TAWU), who is also the president of Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU), are presidents of their respective unions.

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