CIPA takes services to remote villages

TSONYANE: The Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA), formerly known as Registrar of Companies, recently took their services to the residents of remote villages of Tsonyane and Lefhoko.

The two villages are approximately 40km from Jwaneng by a gravel road and most of the community members survive on Ipelegeng, a government drought relief programme.

The CIPA office went all out to familiarise members of the community on the processes of company registration. The tour, which was sponsored by Debswana’s Jwaneng Mine, came out handy to the residents who were eagerly waiting to register their businesses and companies instantly.

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