A group of farmers whose land was taken by Debswana Trading Company to make way for a game reserve hoped to get Water Rights or an equivalence of what was taken away from them as compensation, only to be offered P180 000 of the P5.5 million set aside by Botswana Government as reparation.
• Farmers who had boreholes will not get any Water Rights compensation but P180k as compensation
• Minister Moagi says the compensation was adequate
Fresh photographic evidence by this publication reveals that miners and villagers are not safe from the dangers associated with exposure to the asbestos mineral, which is currently banned since it causes lung diseases.
For almost four years former president Ian Khama and his specially handpicked successor, Mokgweetsi Masisi have been trying to settle a score in an ego trail or a power play which evidently emanated from a two-man Gentleman’s Agreement gone wrong.