Talana Farms axes 131 workers

Talana Farms is retrenching 131 workers after losing P10 million due to heavy floods that occurred in 2013.

The wholly-owned Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) subsidiary embarked on the exercise late last year and is expected to wrap up by July 1.

The company employs 428 workers, with 200 of them being permanent although the number frequently jumps to around 800 during the peak season.

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