President Who Left Botswana and the World an Enduring Legacy

"The late Quett Ketumile Masire was Botswana's former Minister of Finance and Development Planning (1966-1980) and President (1980-1998) ... One of the most important (but little-mentioned) parts of Masire's legacy was his commitment to invest in health and education programs even when the World Bank and International Monetary Fund advised against it", writes Luke Messac for The Conversation Africa.

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Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire.

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