BDP cruel to workers

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The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has sadly noted that the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) recently succeeded in snatching, through the courts, civil servants’ democratic and natural right to vote at political parties’ primary elections.

While the BDP is excited by this ruling, we at UDC see this as a clear testimony of BDP continued onslaught on civil servants. This has become a BDP culture on the public service employees which comes from far.  After the 2011 public service strike, the BDP led government fired, without a blink of shame, thousands of employees from service.

As if this was not enough, President Khama described those who participated in the lawful and protected strike as unpatriotic and sadistically left them for the wolves. A systematic purging exercise was undertaken: employees were transferred, demoted, acting appointments cancelled and a general reign of terror was unleashed on the workers.

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