Urgent steps needed for local authorities

A very interesting revelation was made this week in Parliament when Kgalagadi North member, Phillip Khwae made an enquiry on the performance of four councils – Gantsi, Kgalagadi, Mabutsane and Letlhakeng sub-districts.

Khwae wanted to know their performance during the financial years 2011 to 2013/14 and in response assistant Minister of Local Government Botlogile Tshireletso made the stunning admission that the local authorities were performing badly in filling vacancies, de-bushing and road maintenance.

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Has life become worthless?

As many wondered what wrong the young boy could have done to end up killed, it emerged that his own cousin was a suspect in the murder after he claimed P50,000 from Botswana Life. Thato Tsametse, who was last week sentenced to death for the murder of his cousin, had reportedly taken out two Mmoloki Funeral Covers valued at P25,000 each.Over the years, the media has been covering the murder case, and some revelation has come up that certain...

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