Windhoek, Namibia, 2 August 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma wrapped up an official visit to Namibia today, the second leg in a three-nation Southern Africa tour that has already taken him to Botswana and which concludes with a visit to Swaziland.
Gaborone, Botswana, 31 July 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma concluded a two-day official visit to Botswana today – his first since taking office in 2008. The visit strengthened an already solid relationship between the Commonwealth and Botswana.
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