5000 jobs Leather Park still some distance away

Lobatse Leather Park
Lobatse Leather Park

The road to the site of the Lobatse Leather Park, is meandering, difficult, bushy, dusty and far away from the town.

It would seem the road to realising the accomplishment of the dream to see the leather park in place and create 5000 jobs to Batswana, is just as troublesome.

It was back in 2014 that the Local Enterprise Authority(LEA) announced that Lobatse  would soon be home to  a gargantuan leather park that would create 5000 jobs directly, courtesy of a partnership with an Indian research firm.  The people of Lobatse and the surrounding areas are still awaiting the delivery of the dream project with bated breaths. That dream seems to be  still far.

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