Let there be peace

The fight between Bamalete and government over the lucrative Forest Hill 9-KO farm dates back to almost 20 years ago.

Though it was bought for a measly 3,000 Sterling Pounds back in 1925, the farm which is in the outskirts of Gaborone, is well positioned to become an instant economic hub for various uses including accommodation, shopping, recreation and many others.

It is therefore, understandable that none of the two parties; government led by the Malete Land Board and Bamalete led by Kgosi Mosadi Seboko would badly want it. We, however, reckon that the issue should not have gone to court.

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