Destitute Housing Bearing Results


The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Slumber Tsogwane has told Parliament that his ministry has completed the construction of 287 houses out of a backlog of 439 housing units under the countrywide destitute housing programme.

The Minister said their intention is to address lack of shelter for some Batswana who do not have homes. He said the remaining 152 housing units were at different stages of construction countrywide.

“These houses are carryovers and were an allocation for years 2012/13 and 2013/14. With the 2014/15 financial year, all the 242 are currently at various stages of implementation. All the houses, including the backlogs, are expected to be completed in 2015/16 financial year,” Tsogwane said.

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Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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