Legal hawks, media experts and trade unionists meet in Gaborone on Tuesday to dialogue and share insights in a conference themed "Democracy and the need for Constitutional reform" organised by Botswana Federation of Public Sector Trade Unions (BOFEPUSU).
Among the speakers are BOFEPUSU President Johannes Tshukudu, Publicity Secretary Mogomotsi Motshegwa, Secretary General Tobokani Rari and his deputy Ketlhalefile Motshegwa. Rari will discuss the role of Trade Unions in Democracy; the need for workers socio economic Rights. SA-based attorney Carlos Salbany will speak on Democracy, the law and The Media while Sunday Standard Editor Outsa Mokone will address the conference on Media as a mode of agenda setting in public policy. Former University of Botswana Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Bojosi Otlhogile will speak on The Courts and Democracy while other topics will be Education as a foundation of Democracy by Prof Motsumi Marobela; Electoral process (First past the post v Proportion representation), Political Funding and Democracy by Dick Bayford and Civic society and Democracy by Professor Monageng Mogalakwe.