Minister Warns Against Land Speculation
The Minister of Lands and Housing, Nonofo Molefhi, says Batswana should not sell their plots to foreigners. Molefhi said this addressing a kgotla meeting in Molepolole last week.
He gave the example of Molepolole where the sale of land to foreigners is rampant.
Molefhi revealed that most of the business plots in Molepolole are owned by foreigners but they were not allocated by the land board.
He said the plots were sold to the foreigners, adding that some of the plots were initially earmarked for residential purposes.
He said in tourist places like Shakawe, local people have been selling their riverside masimo (fields) to [continue reading]