Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Germany


SADC and the Federal Republic of Germany sign Development Cooperation

Von |August 1st, 2017|

SADC SecretariatOn 26th – 28th June the Embassy participated as an observer during the negotiations and the signing of the Development Cooperation Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

The SADC Secretariat delegation was led by the Executive Secretary Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax. In briefing the SADC Ambassadors accredited to the Federal Republic of Germany Dr. Tax informed that the objective of the two days meeting was to finalize and sign the SADC Cooperation Agreement with Germany. She further stated that the negotiations were guided by SADC priorities including the 2015/2020 Strategic Document, Strategic Document for the Organ, the SADC Industrialization Strategy, and Policy in Agriculture as well as The SADC Infrastructure Development Master Plan.

The SADC Group of Ambassadors informed the Executive Secretary that while executing their specific countries mandates, they have also been able to profile SADC as a group, including presentations to the German Private Sector, celebrating SADC Day with the focus to promote the SADC Industrialization Strategy, as well as promoting the region as a tourism destination package.

The Executive Secretary appreciated the work being done by the Group of Ambassadors and committed to assist where possible during their activities, including sending a representation to such activities. The SADC Group of Ambassadors welcomed this offer.


Von |Juli 26th, 2017|

Second President of the Republic of Botswana

(1925 – 2017)

MASIRE (black and white)On 22nd June 2017, Botswana lost Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire, the Second President of the Republic of Botswana and one of the founding leaders of Botswana’s democracy. Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire led the country for 18 years from 1980 to 1998, after the passing of the Founding President Sir Seretse Khama. The passing away of Sir Ketumile marks another chapter in the evolution of Botswana’s democracy. History will remember Sir Ketumile Masire as a selfless and dedicated leader who worked tirelessly to bring stability and hope to the nation and steered the Country towards consolidating Botswana’s democracy and confronting the serious economic and developmental challenges facing the young Nation. We will also remember Sir Ketumile Masire for his humility, dedication and devotion to serve his country and the entire SADC Region and humanity at large. PROFILE-OF-THE-LATE-SIR-KETUMILE-MASIRE.pdf

Briefing of Mainz Business Delegation to Botswana

Von |Oktober 24th, 2016|

On 10th October 2016, representatives of the Embassies of Botswana and Namibia attended a briefing meeting for business delegation due to visit Botswana and Namibia respectively. The visit was arranged by the State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture in Mainz. The business mission to Botswana is scheduled to take place from the 23rd – 26th October 2016.

About eleven companies ranging from energy, manufacturing, power transmissions, transformers, agriculture and consulting firms have registered to participate in the business mission. The mission which will involve business to business meetings, site visits and a business roundtable meeting is being facilitated by the German Chamber of Commerce Office (AHK) in South Africa, the Embassies of Germany in Botswana and Namibia and coordinated by the State Ministry.