View professional biographies of prominent Botswana celebrities, politicians, corporate and business leaders.

Mpho Sebina

Mpho Sebina is a singer-songwriter born in 1989 and raised in Botswana. Growing up in a family of music lovers she grew up on Mainane (Setswana Tales) and the sounds of Stampore, Sade, UB40, Boom Shaka, Brenda Fassie and Mariah Carey, to name a few, all of whom influenced her musical journey, in writing and… read more »

Wilfred Mandlebe

Dr. Wilfred J. Mandlebe (PhD) is Botswana’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, comes from Tutume village in the Central district. He has worked for the Ministry for over twenty-seven (27) years, including six (6) years of secondment to the African Development Bank (AfDB) between 2007 and 2013. Before joining the… read more »

Naledi Madala

Naledi Madala is a Barclays Bank‘s top economist who contributes to overall strategy for the bank and is responsible for macroeconomic market research. Prior to joining Barclays Bank Botswana she was a Research Fellow at the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) where she gained experience working in evidence based economic policy analysis, research, and… read more »

Joel Duke Ramaphoi

Joel Duke Ramaphoi is an accomplished banking and finance professional, and currently the Executive Director, Investor Attraction at the Special Economic Zones Authority of Botswana. He holds MBA – Business Finance, and BA – Economics (single major), University of Botswana. He posses a unique combination of skills and qualifications required for delivery of desired results… read more »

Thapelo Tsheole

Thapelo Tsheole is a seasoned Financial Markets expert with a cumulative experience of 17 years having worked for the Central Bank Bank of Botswana and Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL). Mr Tsheole holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Single Major Economics) from the University of Botswana and a Master of Commerce (MComm) in Financial Markets… read more »

Ndaba Gaolathe

Ndaba Gaolathe is the President Of Alliance for Progressives. Ndaba Gaolathe is a Botswana Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington-South.  He is former Secretary General of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), and President of the Botswana Movement for Democracy, one of the member parties of the UDC.  In the most recent general elections of… read more »

Sedireng Serumola

Sedireng Serumola is the Assistant General at Debswana. He has over 20 years of progressive mining, diamond processing and project management experience gained in government, integrated engineering consultancy and production environments. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Mining Engineering (Mineral Processing Option) from Queen’s University in Canada and an MSc in Engineering Management from the University of Cape Town…. read more »

Khumo Kgwaadira

Khumo Kgwaadira also known as MissGeekays is a TV/ Radio Personality / Corporate MC/ Voice over artist and a rising entrepreneur from Botswana. Khumo Kgwaadira holds an honors degree from Stafforshire University. Having hosted popular shows on TV such as ‘Property For You’, Travelogue & currently hosts a weekday slot – Midday Radio and the… read more »

Mokgweetsi Masisi

Mokgweetsi Masisi is the 5th president of Botswana born on 21 July 1961. Masisi previously served as Minister of Education and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration. Mokgweetsi Masisi is currently married to Neo Masisi and they have a daughter called Atsile Masisi. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi is an educationist, epidemiologist and politician who… read more »

Neo Masisi

Neo Masisi is the First Lady of Botswana and wife to current president  Mokgweetsi Masisi. Neo studied at Thornhill Primary School, Gaborone Secondary School , Debswana Diamond Company Accountacy Training Centre and her Masters at De Montfort University (UK). Neo Masisi is an accountant by profession and has spent all her career life working in… read more »

Ogone Oscar Mokoko Gaboutloeloe

Ogone Oscar Mokoko Gaboutloeloe is the Air Botswana General Counsel and Director Legal Services. He is also a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Legal Advisory Council. Ogone Oscar Mokoko Gaboutloeloe is an admitted attorney with an LLB from the University of Botswana, an MSc Strategic Management and Master of Commerce in Trade… read more »

Professor Opha Pauline Dube

Professor Dube is a University of Botswana Environmental Change Scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science. She is in the inaugural list of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019 released on March 20, 2019. The list is drawn from hundreds of nominations from experts, national governments, international organisations, academia… read more »

Benbella Rwelengera

Mr Benbella Rwelengera is the University of Botswana as Director Legal Services and Secretary to the University Council. Mr Rwelengera joined the University on April 8, 2019 from the Botswana International University of Science and Technology where he was Director Legal Services/Secretary to Council. He is an attorney by profession, having graduated from UB with… read more »

Dr Patricia Kefilwe “Finky” Mogomotsi

Meet Dr Patricia Kefilwe “Finky” Mogomotsi, a young beautiful and brilliant mind from Molapowabojang in the Southern District of Botswana. Born 30 years ago in Lobatse to Mr Fish and Mrs Deborah Madigele, Dr Mogomotsi is the youngest ever to hold the position Senior Research Scholar (Natural Resource Economics), at the Okavango Research Institute (ORI)…. read more »