Chinese want BPC out of Morupule B


If the Morupule B Power Plant contractor, China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC) could have its way, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) would be nothing more than a wallflower in this dance around the issue of acute power shortage. Mmegi staffer LAWRENCE SERETSE interrogates why there are many players, but no one to blame yet.

The Chinese contractor at Morupule B Power Plant contemplates a new arrangement to propose to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), to see to it that the two parties have working distance in their operations.  

“I hold it that if we were to pay back BPC their P11 billion and then we were to build this thing without them disturbing us, it would be more ideal,” said a Chinese engineer who preferred anonymity.

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