Botswana Federation of Trade Unions

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Full name Botswana Federation of Trade Unions
Founded 1977
Members 25 Affiliates
Affiliation ITUC, ATUU, SATUCC
Key people Bohithetswe Lentswe, president
Gadzani Mhotsha, Secretary General
Office location Plot 4220/2, Extension 14, Gaborone, Botswana
Country Botswana

The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) is the national trade union federation for Botswana. Founded in 1977, it represents over 90% of all trade unions in the country, including all major unions. The BFTU is currently undertaking a reorganization which will see its 25 affiliates merged and reduced in numbers to 13.

The BFTU is affiliated to the International Trade Union Confederation and the Organization of African Trade Union Unity.


  • ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.