Ipelegeng promotes laziness – Magang

Former cabinet minister and property magnate David Magang charges that government poverty eradication schemes promote laxity and laziness amongst Batswana.

He has lambasted his party’s administration projects as hiding behind a finger, claiming to create jobs. He said that the programme has many shortcomings and gives the impression government is prioritising on safety nets over creation of tangible employment.

“The people so engaged simply want a form of engagement in which they can work for a few hours and then spend the rest of the day napping in the shade of a tree. These same people are shunning better-paying jobs; they do not want to be maids or farm labourers where they can earn double and even treble what Ipelegeng gives them.

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