Geingob and Masisi's diplomatic manoeuvres to diffuse border tensions

Zambezi-Chobe confluence border region.
Zambezi-Chobe confluence border region. © Africa Intelligence - Indigo Publications - 2020
Both Namibia's and Botswana's heads of state like to present themselves as a model for regional cooperation but a burgeoning bilateral crisis is undermining that reputation. So far SADC has kept quiet, even when the Botswana army fatally shot three Namibian civilians in an antipoaching operation. [...] (530 words)
Published on 25/11/2020 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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