Hostile Neighbours Botswana, Zimbabwe Fix Ruined Relations

The frosty relations between Zimbabwe and Botswana are reportedly on the mend following a closed-door meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Botswana President Ian Khama in Gaborone. The two countries have had sour relations for years as Khama had been one of the fiercest critics of former president Robert Mugabe. In his autobiography, former president of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire also exposed difficulties he had in working with Mugabe.

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Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa, Ian Khama and other dignitaries enjoy a performance by traditional dancers in Botswana.

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