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Diplomatic Representation for the Republic of Botswana

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
February 23, 2011




November 15, 1966 Dr. Zachariah Keodirelang Matthews, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 14, 1966 Amb. E. and P.
(DIED at Georgetown University Hospital 5/10/68)
April 2, 1969 Chief Lenchwe Molefi Kgafela, II, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 17, 1969 Amb. E. and P.
June 9, 1972 Amod Manyangwa Dambe, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 21, 1972 Amb. E. and P.
June 11, 1976 Mr. Mogolori Modisi, First Secretary Charge d’Affaires ad interim
February 9, 1977 Bias Mookodi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 17, 1977 Amb. E. and P.
November 14, 1980 Dr. Moteane John Melamu, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 11, 1980 Amb. E. and P.
June 5, 1983 Mashite Keith Motsepe, Counselor, Charge’d Affaires ad interim
April 11, 1984 Serara Tsholofelo Ketlogetswe, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 13, 1984 Amb. E. and P.
(med-avac 9/29/88 to Botswana; gravely ill)
March 29, 1989 Botsweletse Kingsley Sebele, Appt.
May 11, 1989 Amb. E. and P.
November 13, 1995 Archibald Mooketsa Mogwe, Appt.
February 6, 1996 Amb. E. and P.
June 2, 2000 Kgosi Seepapitso, Appt.
September 5, 2000 Amb. E. and P.
October 17, 2002 Lapologang Caesar Lekoa, Appt.
December 9, 2002 Amb. E. and P.
February 16, 2011 Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, Appt.
February 23, 2011 Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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