Botswana’s president discusses good governance, democracy


President Mokgweetsi Masisi spoke with Penn Professor Wale Adebanwi at the second annual Distinguished Lecture in African Studies.

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi sat down with Wale Adebanwi, Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Africana Studies, to discuss his country’s successes in furthering democracy, tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, supporting LGBTQ rights, handling the challenges of allowing elephant hunting, and the backsliding into authoritarianism by other nations in Africa.