Mokgweetsi Masisi

  • Africa & World

    Botswana declares 7 days of mourning Kaunda

    THE President of Botswana Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi has declared a seven (7) day mourning period in Botswana following the death of the founding President of the Republic of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda, also popularly known as KK. He also decreed that all flags must fly at half-mast during the mourning period. In a statement Masisi paid tribute to the late…

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  • Africa & World

    Botswana’s President Masisi receives first dose of Pfizer vaccine

    BOTSWANA President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday received his first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at Maruapula Community Hall in Gaborone. President Masisi “encouraged citizens to take the vaccine when their turn comes, citing concern over increasing deaths due to [related] complications”, the presidency said on its website. “I am here to receive my first jab of Covid-19 vaccine that…

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  • Africa & World

    Botswana President in quarantine, will miss SADC meeting on Mozambique attacks

    BOTSWANA’S President Mokgweetsi Masisi will miss a southern African regional meeting he was due to chair on Thursday to discuss recent attacks on Mozambique after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, prompting him to self-quarantine, his office said on Tuesday. Botswana, SA, Zimbabwe and Mozambique will be attending a summit of a division of the Southern African Development Community…

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