Updates from Richard Mtisi in Botswana

Richard Mtisi's incredible study away semester in Botswana recently made the news. Click through to read each article highlighted below.

A Spellbinding Visit with One of the Elder Statesmen of Africa

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. Read more

Students on Botswana Program Meet with U.S. Ambassador in Gaborone

Students on the ACM Botswana: Development in Southern Africa program recently had the opportunity to meet the U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller, and talk with embassy staff as part of an hour-long visit to the U.S. Embassy in the capital city of Gaborone, where the program is located. Read more.

Sir Ketumile Masire talking with faculty and students from the ACM Botswana Program.
Group photo with Sir Ketumile Masir (seated, center).

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