Mmasekgoa hosts international commonwealth day

Mmasekgoa Masire- Mwamba
Mmasekgoa Masire- Mwamba

Botswana is celebrating the 2015 International Commonwealth Day in a unique fashion, by celebrating the credentials of its daughter, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba on the day.

The daughter of the former President Sir Ketumile Masire is the government of Botswana’s candidate for the post of the Commonwealth Secretary General.

If elected Mmasekgoa will be the first woman to hold the post. She will also be the first person from the southern African region to be elected into the post which has in the past been occupied once by an African.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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