Unions urge gov't to guard against job losses


FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Federation of Public Private and Parastatal Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has said that the government should ensure that the merging of some state-owned enterprises does not result in massive job losses.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi recently announced that government will merge some of the state-owned enterprises while others will be privatised. Masisi also announced the creation of two new ministries in a bid to boost the efficiency of his government.

Amongst parastatals that would be merged are the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency and Local Enterprise Authority. Botswana Savings Bank and the Botswana Accountancy College will be amongst others to be privatised, as part of adding value to private sector growth.

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