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’.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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