When every drop mattered

Gaborone dam at its lowest percentage.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse
Gaborone dam at its lowest percentage.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse

This was a year when a bath was a luxury. Please take a five minutes shower, the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) pleaded, lest we perish of thirst.

Watering a garden from the tap or washing that car with a hosepipe was not even to be considered; the situation was too bad. 

We all ought to save for drinking. And these restrictions still stand. No, you cannot use potable water for construction purposes.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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