Khama-Masisi rift casts shadow of political instability over miners

Botswana's president Ian Khama and his vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi in 2018, before the latter succeeded him as president.
Botswana's president Ian Khama and his vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi in 2018, before the latter succeeded him as president. © Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP
Botswana, used to being a top performer, has plummeted in the Fraser Institute's annual ranking of countries attracting mining investment. One reason for this is investors' fear of an uncertain period to come after the 2024 general election. [...] (641 words)
Issue dated 22/04/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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