BOCCIM bemoans effects of power outages

The Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) says the effects of load shedding have far-reaching implications on households and small businesses.

Head of public affairs, marketing and communications at BOCCIM, Shiellah Moribame said load shedding undermines the daily operations of business activities. 

“We are extremely concerned about its effects, especially on small to medium businesses. Such enterprises seldom have the resources to equip their businesses with alternative energy sources,” she said.

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