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ESPcreated 18 790 jobs since 2015

Government’s Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) is bearing fruit after generating about 18 790 jobs since its launch in 2015, a government official has said.

Although the programme has attracted bouts of criticism,Vice President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi says to date over 300 citizen companies have been awarded tenders for the ESP projects with a total of 18 790 directly employed as at the end of January 2017. “Our expectation is that more will be employed in this coming financial year,” said the optimistic Masisi last week while officially opening the Botswana Stock...

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Published By: botswanaguardian - 3 days ago