New water- saving building code nears

FRANCISTOWN: Stakeholders at the recently ended Water Pitso held here, have resolved on an inter-ministerial approach to revamp the building code to ensure greater water conservation from new structures.

Presenting resolutions after the Pitso last week, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Director of Infrastructure, Gaselemogwe Senai said the changes to the code were part of water conservation and demand management effort.

“This will be led by the Department of Water Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Building and Engineering Services, Land Boards and WUC,” he said.

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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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