BOPEU calls for more vaccine supplies and coherent rollout plan

COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccine

As covid19 death toll climbed over 2000, the Botswana Public Employee Union(BOPEU) has urged Government to concentrate efforts in saving lives by way of procuring enough vaccines and further implement a realistic vaccination roll out plan in a bid to decongest the vaccination sites.

Botswana has experienced both slow arrivals of vaccines and incoherent rollout plan amidst alarming covid19 death toll, one of the worst in the world, in relation to the country’s small population.

Intervention by teachers Unions forced Government into the plan to vaccinate teachers after their trade unions made it clear no teacher would return to the classroom unless they had been vaccinated.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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