Apr 12, 2015
Sir Ketumile Masire talking with faculty and students from the ACM Botswana Program.
It was a spellbinding lesson in Botswana's history. The story of a newly-independent nation and its development through a half-century, as told by a remarkable man who was not only an eyewitness to that history, but who had a central role in making it all happen.
The occasion was a visit by students in the ACM Botswana Program to meet and talk with Sir Ketumile Masire, the nation's president from 1980 to 1997 and a guiding figure throughout the region of Southern Africa.
"What an amazing opportunity for the students to interact personally with one of the elder statesmen of Africa," said Cornell College professor Todd Knoop, a participant in a faculty site visit to the program that week. "Everyone had such a great time; in fact, he would not really let us all leave when the vans came because he was having so much fun." Read more
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