Banners
Banners

Latest News

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has appointed B...
Local female rapper Sasa Klaas (Sarona Motlhagodi) of Mmamongwato fame...
A three-men Court of Appeal (CoA) panel comprising Judge President Ian...
Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) supports in full efforts...
Banners
Banners

COVID-19 sets back BR properties

LESEDI MKHUTSHWA
Botswana Railways (BR), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Leonard Makwinja
FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Railways (BR), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Leonard Makwinja has said that the outbreak of the COVID-19 amongst reasons has played a setback in development of the BR properties mall for the second city.

BR Properties first announced plans to build the multi-million-Pula Francistown mall in 2014 that is expected to be like the capital city’s Rail Park mall.

The state-of-the-art mall will feature a hotel, piazza, filling station, mini football pitch, transport terminal and other developments.

In a media briefing, Makwinja revealed that the construction of the mall was supposed to have long commenced but was postponed due to a number of   reasons, one of them being the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

He promised that the ground breaking for the multi-million Rail park type  mall for the second city would be   held on the   first   quarter of next year.

He added that   they have   received all the   bids and they were so far working on   appointing a development partner. 

Makwinja said that P300 million worth

Banners
mall   would be constructed   in phases. 

On completion, the mall would employ 287 people during the construction phase and 235 workers post the construction stage.

On another note, Makwinja said plans are underway to move to a   new dry port   behind Phillip Matante International airport.

He said that the new dry port will moved to a bigger piece   of land hence creating more   space for construction of the mall.

Earlier when addressing different stakeholders during the Southern Africa Railways Associations (SARA) commemoration, City of Francistown mayor Godisang Radisigo said that they were eagerly still awaiting the commencement of the construction the Rail park type mall.

He wished for BR to accumulate retained earning so that the project to kick start in order to stimulate the city economic activities in future.



News

Banners
Banners ?>

Selefu

This calls for a serious security risk investigation

Latest Frontpages

Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper
Banners
Adana Escort
Adıyaman Escort
Afyon Escort
Ağrı Escort
Aksaray Escort
Amasya Escort
Ankara Escort
Antalya Escort
Antep Escort
Ardahan Escort
Artvin Escort
Aydın Escort
Balıkesir Escort
Bartın Escort
Batman Escort
Bayburt Escort
Bilecik Escort
Bingöl Escort
Bitlis Escort
Bolu Escort
Burdur Escort
Bursa Escort
Çanakkale Escort
Çankırı Escort
Çorum Escort
Denizli Escort
Diyarbakır Escort
Düzce Escort
Edirne Escort
Erzincan Escort
Elazığ Escort
Erzurum Escort
Eskişehir Escort
Giresun Escort
Gümüşhane Escort
Hakkari Escort
Hatay Escort
Iğdır Escort
Isparta Escort
İskenderun Escort
İstanbul Escort
İzmir Escort
İzmit Escort
Karabük Escort
Karaman Escort
Kars Escort
Kastamonu Escort
Kayseri Escort
Kıbrıs Escort
Kırıkkale Escort
Kırklareli Escort
Kırşehir Escort
Kilis Escort
Kocaeli Escort
Konya Escort
Kütahya Escort
Malatya Escort
Manisa Escort
Maraş Escort
Mardin Escort
Mersin Escort
Muğla Escort
Muş Escort
Nevşehir Escort
Niğde Escort
Ordu Escort
Osmaniye Escort
Rize Escort
Sakarya Escort
Samsun Escort
Siirt Escort
Sinop Escort
Sivas Escort
Şırnak Escort
Tekirdağ Escort
Tokat Escort
Trabzon Escort
Tunceli Escort
Urfa Escort
Uşak Escort
Van Escort
Yalova Escort
Yozgat Escort
Zonguldak Escort
Alaçatı Escort
Aliağa Escort
Alsancak Escort
Bornova Escort
Buca Escort
Çeşme Escort
Çiğli Escort
Gaziemir Escort
Karşıyaka Escort
fethiye escort
iskenderun escort
iskenderun escort
iskenderun escort
iskenderun escort
iskenderun escort karataş escort ceyhan escort ankara escort etimesgut escort çankaya escort altındağ escort mamak escort keçiören escort