Fish traders left in the lurch

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MAUN: Lake Ngami fish exporters to Zambia were last week left in the lurch as the North West District Council rolled an operation to evacuate them from a popular but ungazetted road side packaging centre in Boseja.

On Tuesday, scores of fishermen revealed that they were directed by the council to vacate the open area  near Ema Re Je complex in Boseja where the exporters  package their fish.

The fishermen said the council told them that the area is a road reserve where commercial activities, like packaging fish, are not allowed. Since the beginning of the year, scores of fishermen have been crowding the place to sell dried fish to Zambian traders who buy and transport the fish to their country.

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