Local gov't moves to empower locals

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has disclosed plans to promote empowerment amongst locals towards achieving poverty eradication.

The ministry’s permanent secretary, Molefi Keaja revealed this when addressing the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday.

He stated that the ministry has decided to move toward a fully-fledged homegrown school feeding programme in which they are going to link Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with smallholder farmers to the school feeding programme.

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