Drought forces DRC's relocation to Daunara

The new Daunara mokoro station. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
The new Daunara mokoro station. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Drought has forced the country’s Mokoro Trails capital, DRC in Boro to relocate to a new river. Once a thriving hotspot for tourists’ gateway into the Okavango Delta, the old DRC is today just a dusty dry riverbed. During a Mmegi tour of NG32, Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES discovers the new DRC in Daunara still intact with its Wild West character

There is a place in Ngamiland called DRC.  It is the Wild West on the frontier of a real wilderness that is the Okavango Delta in the Northwest. DRC is a temporary settlement located at the gate of the Buffalo Fence on the Boro River, just outside Boro village.

This place is said to have gotten its notorious moniker from the lawlessness that reigned in the area. It was likened to the then DRC during the civil strife.

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