Consultation Is Key

Councillors from different political parties petitioned the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on the six percent salary increase, which was approved and presented in the budget speech sometime last year that they are yet to receive.

Looking at the petition, it appears the councillors have not received their increment as yet, nor have they been given an explanation as to why the government has not honoured its commitment to councillors.

"...6. Your office must take cognisance that it has been one year and one month without receiving these funds. 10. This letter serves to request your office to clarify as to when your office is intending to pay councillors outstanding the six percent increment and back pays" are some of the points raised by councillors in their petition.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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