Kweneng land troubles old as time

The ‘yellow monster’ will finally complete the task few weeks from now PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
The ‘yellow monster’ will finally complete the task few weeks from now PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

From the Kgabo Land Commission report in the early 90s to the current squatter crisis currently besieging Mogoditshane village, the Kweneng Land Board’s troubles and controversy are a tale as old as time. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE looks at the Land Board’s deeply embedded issues of land, which seems inextricably tied to the authority.

It is infuriating for some that to this day, the Kweneng Land Board still grapples with issues of land. Currently, there is manifestation of corruption at the Land Board and it has at times raised doubts about the leaders’ effective ways of addressing the matter. Even the current Kweneng Land Board chairperson, Kgang Kgang has publicly revealed that not only is corruption rocking the Kweneng Land Board but it is perpetrated by figures in authority, including ministers, councillors and lawyers.

Early 90s – Kgabo Commission

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