Councillors Up In Arms With BNSC


FRANCISTOWN: Civic leaders here were fuming over the Botswana National Sport Commission's (BNSC) decision to overlook the second city for Gaborone for hosting the Botswana Games.

The councillors expressed their displeasure after BNSC’s director of the games, Game Mothibi told them that the games would no longer be held in Francistown as a result of lack of accommodation and other related logistical reasons.

Hopes were high that Francistown would host the games for the second time but those hopes soon dissipated after Mothibi told a full council session last week that due to lack of accommodation the games have now been shifted to Gaborone.

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