Council wins ruling against pub billboard

Legal challenge: United Cafe in Extension 10 is being challenged over a billboard
Legal challenge: United Cafe in Extension 10 is being challenged over a billboard

The Gaborone High Court has given Gaborone City Council (GCC) the green light to remove an illegal advertising structure mounted by United Café Company in Extension 10.

The local authority had argued that the structure was mounted without permission from the Council.  United Café is the central attraction in a highly popular liquor drinking area in Extension 10 known by its regulars as ‘Dot Com’.

Yesterday, Justice Key Dingake made a final order allowing the council to engage its sheriffs in removing the advertising material erected without consent.

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