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.

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