Water project causes headache for Mzwinila


Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Kefentse Mzwinila looked frustrated at a press conference Wednesday as he painted negative impacts of last week’s Parliament’s decision to reject the proposal to fund the emergency water project for the Gaborone and surrounding villages.

While he is fully aware that his request means there is no funding for the emergency project, Mzwinila also knows quite well that there is no Plan B or C. Not out of the laziness to think; but the more he counts all the water projects’ options remaining in the development plans, the more each of them reads more of poor, expensive options  in comparison to the budget proposal Parliament turned down recently.

Mzwinila demonstrated using many scenarios that there is no how the Khato Civils water project could be postponed or allowed to fail, as it would not only have dire consequences for 11 constituencies south of Dibete, it could also drastically affect economic activities in the economic hub of Botswana.

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