Tuesday, January 17, 2006
The problem with relocating squatters out of town
Six years after they were removed from the center of the city, these Botswana squatters still must travel 7 kilometers to town to do their shopping, the newspaper Mmegi reports. It's all because of local zoning that prevents businesses from opening on residential lots, a local official says. Oh, and by the way, the article implies that the relocated squatters still don't have water and other services.