Hope for the homeless of �Mogadishu�

Sprawling industria: Mogoditshane is a rapidly expanding village
Sprawling industria: Mogoditshane is a rapidly expanding village

Growing rapidly through the years on the western outskirts of Gaborone, Mogoditshane has picked up several ills previously exclusive to the capital. Mmegi Correspondent, NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE, reports on one of these – homelessness

In 2001, Mogoditshane was measured as having a population of 32,843 being an increase from the 14,246 counted in 1991, the previous census.  By 2011 – the last census – the village had grown to 58,079 residents or by more than four times in 20 years.

As it has grown, the village has attracted urban-type problems associated with higher populations such as greater waste, noise, crime, vice and homelessness.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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