Thursday, May 23, 2024

Botswana gov’t is manufacturing poverty with the pension encashment law

Personal indebtedness remains one of the curses bedeviling Botswana’s society.

Many Batswana spend almost the entire working life swimming in det and just about making it.

That much is true including for councillors and members of parliament.

There's more to this story

But to keep reading, we need you to subscribe.

Investigative journalism is an indispensable part of a healthy society, but it's also expensive to produce. We are reliant on subscriptions to fund our work, and while you can enjoy most of our stories for free, a small number of premium features are reserved for subscribers.

You can subscribe for one week, a month or a full year - the choice is yours.

Save 77% on an annual subscription. Click here to find out how.

Existing subscribers can log in to keep reading here.

RELATED STORIES

Read this week's paper