FCC declares departments corruption red-zones


FRANCISTOWN: Corruption is rampant at the Francistown City Council (FCC) so much that the authorities have declared some council departments red-zones, Mmegi has learnt.

The departments that are currently within the red-zone of corruption monitoring at the FCC include information and communications technology (ICT), transport, social and community development (S&CD) and the allocation of the Self Help Housing Agency (SHHA) plots.

The rot has generally been established in the procurement of goods in its totality.

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