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October 23, 2018 11:14 AM Frustrated BOFEPUSU runs to court over DPSM de-recognition

The four trade unions, Botswana Landlords and Local Authorities and Health Workers’ Union, Botswana Sectors of Educators’ Trade Union, Botswana Teachers Union and The National Amalgamated Local Central and Parastatal Workers’ Union who have taken the DPSM to court over de-recognition say as a result they are no longer able to participate in negotiations 173

October 18, 2018 12:50 PM Fury as govt derecognises unions

On Tuesday, Mosalakatane wrote to the seven leading public sector unions about compliance with section 46 of the Public Service Act of 2008. “You are well aware your union has been one of the public service unions that have been engaged in the process of resuscitating the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC) in terms of Part XIII (Collective Bargaining 152

September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 'No Plans To Harmonise School Calendars'

Responding to public calls, the Public Accounts Committee wanted to know if the education ministry has ever considered harmonising private and public school calendars. Arone stated in response that the ministry operates a school calendar, which is developed in conjunction with many stakeholders that include sports, exams, unions and also the association 157

June 26, 2018 4:00 AM Honey Befalls Teachers As BOTECO Emanates

I am yet to hear sweeter news than what is currently trending in education circles about the incoming Botswana Teaching Council (BOTECO). This is one exciting development proving hard to believe. A BOTECO draft bill presented to stakeholders in April 2017 together with the recommendations of the Education and Training sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP, 2015) are some of the real positive 157

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM Arone Assures Teachers Of Better Days

Arone on Friday received a petition from unemployed teachers and those engaged on a temporary basis demanding employment. “Let me thank you for taking your time and effort. Let me assure you that we are aware of your concerns and are already working on solutions. The President will host a press conference this week and announce some of the things we will be doing 104

February 22, 2018 3:30 PM BOFEPUSU to report Govt to ILO, yet again

This comes after the Minister for Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development Tshenolo Mabeo made known his intentions to conduct an inspection of books or documents of some seven trade unions and two federations. Mabeo said the inspection is in accordance with Section 49 (1) and (2) of the Trade Unions and Employer’s Organisations Act (TUEU) 139

October 20, 2017 4:00 AM Civic society slammed for lethargy

Speaking at a conference on democracy and constitutional reforms organised by the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) on Tuesday, Mogalakwe said a vibrant civic society was the only way democracy could be enhanced. “Botswana is not democratic. Our democracy has no substance and we need civic society to step in and make people account 104

October 18, 2017 6:55 AM Vietnam’s corner opens at World Festival of Youth, Students in Russia

The Vietnamese delegation walk in a parade at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: VNA) Sochi (VNA) – An exhibition of documents and items to introduce Vietnam’s culture, people and landscapes, was launched on October 17, the third day of the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Russia. The exhibition 130

October 9, 2017 12:21 PM Botswana govt aggressive, intolerant towards media

Cape Town – A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday. The Lobatse High Court will hear a case in which the southern Africa country’s Attorney General is seeking to interdict the Sunday Standard from publishing 128

October 2, 2017 4:00 AM Teacher unions, BEC seal marriage

For years, there has not been a platform for the two to legally engage since the 2009 court ruling, which pronounced marking and invigilation as non-teaching duties thereby requiring that unions, representing their members negotiate on fee structures and other logistics relating to those services. Both union leaders and BEC management have hailed the agreement 84