Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, who died in hospital last week at the age of 91. Masire's funeral will be held at his home village, Kanye.
'Virtuous' Masire Was a 'Dear Cde, Dear Bother, Dear Friend', Says Mugabe
News24Wire, 29 June 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described the late Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire as a "virtuous and humble" man, who "opened his life to us with a generosity of spirit… Read more »
Mbeki - Masire's Leadership 'Made Us Proud to Call Ourselves Africans'
Former president Thabo Mbeki has paid tribute to ex-Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire, who was laid to rest in his home village, Kanye, outside the capital Gaborone. Read more »
Vice-President Masisi Hails Sir Ketumile Masire
Botswana Daily News, 28 June 2017
The late second president of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire has been hailed for playing a pivotal role in the development of Botswana. Read more »
Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, who died in hospital last week at the ... see more »
Several African Dignitaries Attending Masire's Send-Off
News24Wire, 28 June 2017
Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, who died in hospital last week at the age of 91, a report… Read more »
Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire.
Sombre Mood As Family Views Sir Ketumile's Corpse
Botswana Daily News, 27 June 2017
The body of the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire is still lying in state at the National Assembly since it arrived at the National Assembly at 5:30am. Read more »
Former Leaders to Attend Sir Ketumile Memorial, Funeral Services
As the funeral for the late Second President of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire draws closer, some dignitaries from other countries continue to confirm their attendace of the… Read more »
Premier Supra Mahumapelo Pays Tribute to Sir Ketumile Masire
Govt of SA, 27 June 2017
Premier SOR Mahumapelo has paid tribute to Sir Ketumile Masire who passed on last week Thursday after undergoing a surgery at a private hospital in Gaborone the capital city of… Read more »
President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences to Botswana Following Passing On of Former President Masire
Govt of SA, 23 June 2017
The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency,… Read more »
President Khama Pays Last Respect to Sir Ketumile
President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama and cabinet just left the National Assembly after viewing the body of the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire whose body is lying… Read more »
Sir Ketumile Masire, second President of Botswana from 1980 to 1998, led numerous diplomatic initiatives in Africa, including chairing a panel that investigated the 1994 Rwanda ... Read more »
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