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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CAF is a joke, but...

We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There are arguments from both ends, with hosting a sure way to accelerate infrastructure development and a guaranteed cash flow during the 30-days of the tournament.There is a bump in employment creation...

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