Political Economy Review: 2019 Botswana Elections & Russia-Africa Summit



Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Analysis of the possible outcomes from the 2019 Botswana general elections and the impact of the fallout between former President Seretse Khama and incumbent President Mokgweetsi Masisi. The interview assesses the veracity of opposition complaints about freedom and fairness of the 2019 elections and whether this could compromise the election results. The interview also discusses 2019 Russia-Africa Summit and why Russia has decided to reengage with African states. The discussion evaluate the benefits for African countries and the implications for existing forums and cooperation between African countries and other development partners.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...


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