Phikwe residents enthusiastic about BCL re-opening


An impromptu vox pop by Mmegi on the streets of Selebi-Phikwe this week has revealed that people in the town are very much aware of the much-anticipated re-opening of BCL Mine. Staff Writer, CHAKALISA DUBE, samples some of the views they shared

Karabo Gaborone, 26

Gaborone is not so enthusiastic about the planned reopening of the BCL Mine. She argues that it will take a while before the mine re-opens. According to her, the focus should now be on how the government can help deal with the economic consequences brought on by COVID-19 in Selebi-Phikwe. “There are support packages that were targeted at helping businesses deal with the effects of COVID-19, but they are not consistent with the challenges faced by the town, which I believe are unique.”

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