BIH pursues 'culprits' after P24.6m crack

Icon building PIC: BIH.CO.BW
Icon building PIC: BIH.CO.BW

Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) is pursuing reimbursement from as yet unnamed parties for the crack that occurred in the construction of its P717 million state-of-the-art Icon Building at the Science and Technology Park in Gaborone.

This week, the Hub revealed that the crack and other defects cost P24.6 million, a bill government agreed to pick up.

 Legal experts roped in for a faultfinding mission by BIH last year, finalised their report in July, according to the Hub’s 2018 annual report released this week. “The company continues to engage with legal experts to pursue the reimbursement of the remedial costs from the service providers who are considered to be potentially at fault for these cracks and defects,” the Hub disclosed.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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