The Republic of Botswana became the 11th country in the series of lectures for the SADC

January 18, 2016

On the 13th of January 2016 (Wed), the Republic of Botswana became the 11th Country in the series of lectures for the SADC. Mr. Phemelo Telekelo, First Secretary from the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Japan gave the lecture. Botswana boasts the highest diamond production in the world and delving deeper into the relationship between the diamond and the country of Botswana made for a very interesting lecture.
This series of lectures is held as a required subject for first-year undergraduates majoring in Africa. To promote exchange between Japan and Southern African Countries, the lectures are also open to TUFS students and faculty members without registration.

Date and Time: 10:10 – 11:40 a.m. on Wednesdays (see the schedule below for the exact dates)
Venue: Room 207 at the Research and Lecture Building in the Fuchu Campus
Contact for inquiries: Associate Prof. Sakai, at sakai_makiko[at] (Please replace [at] with @).

Visit to President Tateishi

At the lecture


Schedule for the Series of Lectures 2015

Week1 Oct. 7 Introduction
Week2 Oct. 14 Republic of Zimbabwe
Week3 Oct. 21 Republic of Zambia
Week4 Oct. 28 United Republic of Tanzania
Week5 Nov. 4 Republic of South Africa
Week6 Nov. 11 Republic of Namibia
Week7 Nov. 25 Republic of Mozambique
Week8 Dec. 2 Republic of Malawi
Week9 Dec. 9 Republic of Madagascar
Week10 Dec. 16 Kingdom of Lesotho
Week11 Jan. 6 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Week12 Jan. 13 Republic of Botswana
Week13 Jan. 20 Republic of Angola