BOPEU President And General Secretary Return To The Office

Mogwera
Mogwera

The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) membership and the general public is informed that Ms. Masego Mogwera and Mr Topias Marenga who are the President and General Secretary of the union respectively are back in office after a long period of absence.

The legally recognized leadership comes at a time when the union is left with a few months before congress. Admittedly, the union structures have collapsed hence the need to resuscitate them to ensure that the congress is held as per the dictates of our constitution. We are yet to establish what has been happening in the organisation with the view to pick up the pieces and map a clear way forward.

2. We note that following a Court of Appeal Decision of the 4th June 2021, an unsigned press statement carried under BOPEU letterhead was issued. The statement was circulating on social media purporting to be a resolution of BOPEU National Executive Committee (NEC).  Please be informed that no such meeting of BOPEU NEC was convened as neither invitations nor agenda items were sent to NEC members. The statement is therefore malicious and should be rejected with the contempt it deserves.

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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