Foreign policy charm offensive or misplaced priority

Ndaba Gaolathe
Ndaba Gaolathe

President of Botswana’s Alliance for Progressives (AP), Ndaba Gaolathe, was recently on South Africa’s Radio 702 on the Eusebius Mckaiser show, where he was interviewed by Oxford PhD student and author, Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh.

The subject of the interview from the onset was a conversation on exploring synergies between Botswana and South Africa, the values that the two countries share and how they can grow stronger together.

Although much of the interview was a conversation on Botswana politics and the AP manifesto, it is useful to dissect the honourable member’s view of the regional giant that is South Africa, the southern African region, the African continent and the rest of the world, and how that interpretation of the world plays out in their electoral agenda.

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