Three Dikgosi Monument shows true ‘fake’ colours

The Three- Dikgosi Monument at CBD PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
The Three- Dikgosi Monument at CBD PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

For years, Botswana has had to deal with foreign companies that come here and do a shoddy job. The latest example that is also there for everyone to see is the Three Dikgosi monument in the CBD that, 10 years later, is starting to show its true ‘fake’ colours. Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES investigates

The Three-Dikgosi Monument in Central Business District (CBD) in Gaborone is embroiled in a fresh controversy.

Hardly 10 years since the unveiling of the P10.5 million project, the statues of the three chiefs, Khama III, Sebele I and Bathoen I are showing unusual peeling off and decaying, raising fears that they were made from substandard material.

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