The Life and Times of Botswana's Sir Ketumile Masire

SABC Digital
Publication Date:
23 June 2017

Former Botswana president, Sir Ketumile Masire has passed away on Thursday night. He was 91. Masire was admitted to the intensive care unit in a Gaborone hospital over the weekend. He was the president of Botswana between 1980 and 1998.


Former Botswana President Masire Dies at 91

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 »