Botswana: Francistown Council Budget Slashed

Botswana: Francistown Council Budget Slashed - Chairperson of the council's finance committee, Councillor James Kgalajwe says their revenue support grant has been reduced by 4.23 percent. Addressing a special full council meeting convened to discuss the budget today, Coucillor Kgalajwe said the city council submitted a recurrent budget proposal amounting to P211 747 750 for the financial year 2009/2010 but the budget was reduced by P7 185 589.00. [AA Urbanisation]