Hoping against hope


With a mid-season dry spell appearing year after year to wreak havoc on local agriculture, farmers in the country are once again facing crop failure, but doing their best to cope with the ‘new normal’. Mmegi journalists PHATSIMO KAPENG & LARONA MAKHAIZA found stories of hope and despair in the South this week

Kgosietsile Motlhabane, 40,

Mmamairing, Mogobane“I planted maize, watermelons, sweet reed, beans, lab lab, and squash. The government is the one that did the planting for me and we ploughed two hectares.

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Gov’t, Balete should bury the hatchet

The acrimony that seemingly characterised the relationship between the Malete Land Board on behalf of the Botswana government and Kgosi Mosadi Seboko and the tribe, should now be water under the bridge as the tribe has finally gotten what it has been fighting for - the land.Kgosi Mosadi has articulated an instance upon which she was allegedly summoned to the State House by the Head of State, Mokgweetsi Masisi where the former claimed she was...

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