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Botswana observers join SADC mission to Mozambique election

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The Botswana government has deployed a delegation to be part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission to Mozambique’s general elections set to take place on 15 October this year.

Leading the delegation will be Legwaila Joseph Legwaila who will be joined by Tymon Motlhasedi Katlholo.

Legwaila has previously served in many capacities, including as Botswana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, USA, while Katlholo, is the former Director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC).

According to government spokesperson, John-Thomas Dipowe the delegation leaves for Maputo on Thursday 3rd October and is expected back in Botswana on 18th October.

On August 6, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and leader of the rebel group turned opposition party Renamo, Ossufo Momade, signed a peace deal that ended the most recent flare-up in an intermittent civil conflict dating back four decades.

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