Tlokweng turned into dumping site

Tlokweng meeting- Same Bathobakae at the meeting in Tlokweng. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Tlokweng meeting- Same Bathobakae at the meeting in Tlokweng. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Residents of Maratanang ward in Tlokweng have decried that their area have been turned into a dumping site by some Gaborone residents, private companies, and construction companies doing work in their area.

The residents on Saturday told their area MP Same Bathobakae and the police that serious action needs to be taken against culprits who are going to be caught littering.  The concerned ward shares the border with a large stretch of bush where illegal dumping of waste is said to be rampant.

“The council is aware of this bush and the illegal activities that are taking place in it. Nothing has been done. We can’t open the windows during rainy times because the stench that blows into our homes is unbearable,”Thekiso Mothibe said.

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