Windhoek – Namibia is yet to decide whether to include Botswana in the much-needed desalination project or to embark on the project on its own.

The Southern Times is reliably informed that Botswana has been pushing for the two countries to start the process that would lead to the construction of a desalination plant at Walvis Bay.

However, according to sources, Namibia has been dilly-dallying due to financial constraints currently gripping the economy. The project, which was first mooted in 2016, would draw water from the Atlantic Ocean at the coast of Namibia through the country’s capital, Windhoek, to the capital of Botswana, Gaborone, should the two countries agree to work together.