Friday, June 21, 2024

Water, water everywhere but none for Masisi to make a splash

In less than 10 months, residents of greater Gaborone will have more water than they need. Botswana which is predominantly desert, will for the first time in history achieve long term water security.

So why isn’t President Mokgweetsi Masisi making a splash?

In a cruel paradox, the president instead finds himself in need of a little show and tell to pacify thousands of Batswana who are railing against water outages.

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