Gov�t seeks ways to curb project delays, overruns


The Ministry of Transport and Communications is looking for ways to overcome cost and schedule overruns in development projects, a Parliamentary committee on communications, works, transport and technology was told this week.

Appearing before the committee, permanent secretary in the Ministry, Kabelo Ebineng said virtually all of the projects they are currently implementing are behind schedule.

“This will ultimately result in project extensions of time leading to cost overruns,” he said. In most projects, Ebineng said it was established that there is a lack of project management, noting that the Ministry needs to set up a project management office that will be manned by a well-resourced project management officer.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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