Citizen ‘empowerment’ is the buzzword as Botswana constructors fight over the Ghanzi Extension’s billion Pula infrastructure development tender which is drawing to a close.
One of the companies (names withheld) has written to the Accounting Officer in the Ministry of lands and Water raising questions about the true definition of ‘citizen contractor’.
This follows an announcement of adjudication decisions by the Ministry of lands and Water on the tender for the provision of a works contract for the construction of infrastructure services in Ghanzi Extension.
There's more to this story
But to keep reading, we need you to subscribe.
Investigative journalism is an indispensable part of a healthy society, but it's also expensive to produce. We are reliant on subscriptions to fund our work, and while you can enjoy most of our stories for free, a small number of premium features are reserved for subscribers.
You can subscribe for one week, a month or a full year - the choice is yours.
Save 77% on an annual subscription. Click here to find out how.
Existing subscribers can log in to keep reading here.