Dam-building continues despite contro...

Dam-building continues despite controversy

There are 5 comments on the Watersblogged story from Nov 11, 2011, titled Dam-building continues despite controversy. In it, Watersblogged reports that:

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority is building a third massive reservoir dam in Lesotho's highlands, despite the struggles of tens of thousands of villagers who were forced to resettle after the first dams were built.

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Since: Nov 11

UK

#1 Nov 12, 2011
Basotho ba Molimo are being forced to live a life that they are not used to, just because government (supposedly people's government) wants to build yet another dam that they are not going to benefit anything from.

Is our government stupid or arrogant or both, putting development ahead of people's lives, the development that 80% of which will benefit the neighbouring country.

“sthibaliciously sexy”

Since: Nov 07

Location hidden

#2 Nov 12, 2011
Le ho lla ha ho thuse.

Ekare ba rekisitse naha kaofela ho balichaba, ba lumella machaena ho rekisetsa Basotho lijo tse bolileng hobane feela ba e-ja litjotjo tsa machaena u ka lebellang?

Since: Sep 11

UK

#3 Nov 12, 2011
Basotho ba tlamehile ho loanela litokelo tsa bona, what is good for development may not necessarily be good for the livelihood of the people, especially of the Basotho nature in Lesotho.

Can someone force mccd to have his offices and official residence in one of our rural villages and see what will happen. That's exactly what they want to do to these poor people.
tsutsulupa

Maseru, Lesotho

#4 Nov 26, 2011
rona mekonteraka, we've been struggling to get jobs within that project but only foreigners were given first priority! it starts without benefiting...akhaa
tsutsulupa

Maseru, Lesotho

#5 Nov 26, 2011
mesebetsi ha e oo, rona bana ba chabana sa Rantso ke hore re fananeng mesebetsi! mphe-mphe e ea lapisa. Bana ba Khoale ba betsana ka meloli, ba arolenana hlooho ea ts'ie. Nkhopoleng bana beso ka Construction. 57056055

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