Power, water crises vex UDC

Unimpressed: Mohwasa
Unimpressed: Mohwasa

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is concerned about the uncertain water and power supply that has gripped the country.

What has led to this problem is the failure on the part of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to invest timeously on these strategic sectors. Water and electricity are important and critical, both in our private lives and in the growth of the economy. They are basic inputs in economic production.

The Botswana National Front (BNF), a member of the UDC pushed for investment in the power sector and condemned the decommissioning of the Selebi Phikwe power station. We argued then that as a country endowed with so much coal, we should not be importing power.

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