May we please have clean water tenders!

The 2023-24 budget speech presented on Monday by Minister of Finance, Peggy Serame, marked the beginning of the two-year Transitional National Development Plan (TNDP).

As stated by the minister, the lion’s share of the proposed Development Budget goes to the Ministry of Lands and Water Affairs amounting to P6.07 billion, or 28.89%.

She said the funds are for implementation of major water projects. They include amongst others the North South Carrier 2.2 project, which consists of a potable water pipeline from Palapye through to Mmamashia, with associated water works, to transfer water from the north to supply the populated southern part of the country.

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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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