His Excellency The President appoints new envoys


The Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation on Friday announced that HE Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi had made two diplomatic appointments. The statement said President Masisi has appointed Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba as Botswana’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, while Reverend Dr. John Gosiamemang Ndebele Seakgosing is now Botswana’s High-Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

On completing his medical studies in the 1970s, Reverend Dr. Seakgosing worked as a medical doctor across state hospitals and later went into private practice. He served as the Minister of Health from 2009-2014, during which time he was also Member of Parliament for the Kweneng South Constituency. Reverend Dr. Seakgosing is also actively involved in community upliftment projects.

masire-mwambaMmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba has over 30 years senior level experience in a range of fields from business to multilateral diplomacy. She served as the Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth responsible for Political affairs, Human Rights, Legal and Youth Development from 2008 – 2014.

Prior to that, she held various portfolios, including being the Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Export Development and Investment Authority (BEDIA). Masire-Mwamba’s role at BEDIA included attracting Foreign Direct Investment and promoting national exports as a key to diversifying the economy.

We at YourBotswana would like to take this opportunity to congratulate both Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba and Reverend Dr. John Seakgosing and wish them well in their new roles!

Source: mofaic.gov.bw

1 year ago


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