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*Kasane’s Plateau ward flooded…..again!

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NO WAY OUT: A flooded yard

The rainy season is synonymous with the excitement of new beginnings, as earth is transformed into a green haven, and both animals on the ground and birds in the sky have plenty to feed on.

It's a season for farmers to till the land in anticipation of the next bumper harvest.

However, for residents of Plateau ward in Kasane, prolonged rainy days bring only misery to the community.

Every year, the area ironically named Plateau turns into a floodplain as the poor storm-water drainage fails to cope with the heavy falls.

Last year, 62 houses remained waterlogged for several days, with ...

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