BOPEU ventures into land ownership

Andrew Motsamai
Andrew Motsamai

PALAPYE: In a bid to address accommodation challenges for its members, Botswana Public Employees Union has resolved to acquire land in major towns and cities to build houses for the membership.

The union president Andrew Motsamai said in an interview that BOPEU has so far acquired land in Palapye, Morwa and Francistown.

He said that they continue to invite funders and investors who could work with them in providing turnkey housing projects to their members. “The biggest challenge has been that most of the available land is unserviced, and the cost of servicing land is prohibitive to us,” he said.

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