Gaborone City Council fails to collect garbage

Gaborone City Council has failed to adequately dispose of garbage, which continues to pile at residential gates, as inhabitants continue to grapple with the flies and the stench, amid fears of a serious health hazard.

A resident of Block 9 in Gaborone told Mmegi yesterday that when the problem began, garbage was collected once in every two weeks, but this has been extended to at least two months before any garbage collection is done.  

"It is stinking so badly, we don't even enjoy our houses anymore.  This place is not a happy place to be!" she said. The resident claimed that flies have laid eggs inside her dog's skin.  "I realised this when I discovered that there were white worms coming out of my dog's skin," she revealed. 

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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