We are ready for ESP – Molefhi


The minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Nonofo Molefhi, has brushed aside fears that the recently introduced Economic Stimulus Package has potential to breed corruption, nepotism and abuse of public funds.

Addressing the media yesterday, with a team of his technocrats, Molefhi said his ministry had mobilised all stakeholders among them architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project supervisors and even the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crimes.

“We have mobilised our sector – the construction industry, we have had meetings with the professionals – the architects, the engineers, the quantity surveyors so that they get themselves ready for what is coming,” he said. “We are going to establish teams to exercise superintendence over projects.”

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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