Rat race to ‘catch’ Boseto

Former workers of Boseto Mine consulting with their attorney Moses Kadye at Lobatse High Court yesterday. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Former workers of Boseto Mine consulting with their attorney Moses Kadye at Lobatse High Court yesterday. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

LOBATSE: Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) case against Discovery Metals Limited (DML) hit brick wall yesterday when the union found that there is a stiff competitor pursuing the latter’s property.

The Union representing the 246 mineworkers who were fired from Boseto Mine in February 2015, withdrew the case after discovering that Standard Chartered Bank had filed a petition with the court for the company liquidation.

The workers had filed an urgent application before Justice Godfrey Nthomiwa of Lobatse High Court for the company assets to be seized pending trial.

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The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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