Govt secures 6, 000 ha for Gaborone expansion

source: Mmegi
MBONGENI MGUNI
Staff Writer

The Ministry of Lands and Housing is on the brink of acquiring 6,000 hectares of tribal land on the western outskirts of Gaborone, for the expansion of the capital city.

The land in question stretches from Ledumadumane towards Mmopane and the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. Negotiations are still underway with affected communities in Ledumadumane, who will be required to relocate to facilitate the various land uses.

Lands and Housing Minister Nonofo Molefhi told Mmegi on Tuesday that it was expected that the various processes necessary to acquire the 6,000 hectares would cost government P360 million.

“This is tribal land and while we do not pay for it, we will compensate those [continue reading]

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