BCL housing offered to former employees

BCL houses
BCL houses

Amid growing reports that former BCL staff refuse to pay rent or vacate company houses, government has decided to offer the housing properties to the copper mine's former and current employees.

By so doing government will also dispose of the remaining houses by public auction.

Following the placement of the BCL Group of Companies, including BCL Limited, BCL Investments, and Tati Nickel Mining Company, under provisional liquidation by the High Court of Botswana, the Government of Botswana decided to rent company houses for the former employees of the companies. At the time of taking the decision, there were 1,187 BCL housing units occupied by the former employees of BCL Limited with an average monthly rental cost of P2.3 million.

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