Overhauling the engine of economic growth

The revised CEDA guidelines are a Godsend to an economy and a citizenry that have been parched for grassroots’ led growth for sometime.

Extending loan repayment periods, increasing the amounts allowable and decreasing interest rights are the right combination to reinvigorate citizen economic enterprise, particularly at a time when the post-pandemic period will require such inclusive effort.

In addition, the special sectors identified as focal points for the revised guidelines are quite appropriate, being the areas where citizen enterprise is required to lead the necessary diversification of the economy.

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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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