Ghanzi district turns to toll free no# to service rads

Surrounded by hard to traverse gravel roads, some situated more than 100km away, the Ghanzi District Council has turned to toll free numbers to help the remote area dwellers (RADS) access local government services.

Their Customer Service Centre, the first of its kind by a district council in the country, is manned by a multi-lingual local people who take calls from the diverse language groupings of the Ghanzi as they call about services.

The toll free numbers were introduced to enable the community members to call and lodge complaints or queries without having to travel long distances to seek help in Ghanzi.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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