Loadshedding is back

This week load shedding just walked through the door with that menacing scowl we had gotten used to during times past.

When you start seeing memos heavily-laced with words like ‘load management’, just know that we are treading into that treacherous path of load shedding. Semantics and such smart, almost-deceptive words are usually used by cunning PR teams to salve ineptitude wounds.

Many times the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has used the infamous phrase: ‘We’ve got this!’ especially when we dared to question their competence to consistently supply us with power. Only later did they admit ‘maybe we don’t’.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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