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
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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