FCC To Forcefully Remove Squatting Vendors

Vendors at Francistown Sport Complex for Botswana games. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Vendors at Francistown Sport Complex for Botswana games. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown City Council (FCC) will this week forcefully remove squatters at the Francistown market near the post office after they refused to vacate the place to pave way for the site developer.

The site developer has been given a lease agreement to rent the place for over 20 years.

The FCC had given the small scale traders who occupy 55 stalls until December 24, 2016 to have moved from the place to pave way for the development during a meeting at the Civic Centre towards the end of the year.

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