Red Cross suspends two employees

Botswana Red Cross Society
Botswana Red Cross Society

The Botswana Red Cross Society has suspended two of its employees for various offences which include gross misconduct, disclosing confidential information to a third party, insolence, abuse of other employees, and insisting on divisions within the membership.

The duo had been asked to show cause why additional charges may not be added to the existing ones.

A letter dated July 8, 2022, written by Programmes Manager, Tshepo Garethata, stated: “On or about Thursday, July 2022, you transmitted an electronic mail (email) to the secretary-general of the society in which you allegedly made wide-ranging accusations and imputing lack of integrity and impropriety on the person of the secretary-general which conduct, viewed objectively, falls short of the standards expected by the society of someone in your position particularly whilst under suspension and awaiting a disciplinary hearing.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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