Board of Directors

Appointment of BOCRA Board

The Minister of Communications, Knowledge and Technology (MCKT), Hon Thulagano Merafe Segokgo M.P., has appointed Board of Directors for the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) in terms of Section 4 (1) of the Communications Regulatory Act, 2012. The Board was appointed on a 3-year term of office effective 1 September 2023.

Mr. Tefo Modise Setlhare

Mr Tefo Modise Setlhare has been appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors. He has more than 20 year's experience in corporate and commercial law, non-bank financial services and mining. 

He joined Debswana Diamond Company in 2014 as Head of Risk Management and transitioned to the role he currently holds of leading the Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development Programme (EEDP), which has successfully delivered the following;

  • Supplier entrepreneurship development
  • Employees entrepreneurship development
  • Outsourcing & Privatisation
  • Naledi Mining Services Company (a Debswana a subsidiary) 

Mr Setlhare has held several Board positions including Trustee of Debswana Pension Fund, Chairperson of Sesiro Insurance Company and Independent Non-Executive Director at BPOMAS.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Botswana, Master of Laws from the University of South Africa and has completed a management programme with the University of Stellenbosch Business School, senior executive programmes with Gordon Institute of Business Science and Harvard Business School. 

Ms. Kago Mmolawa
Vice Chairperson

Ms Kago Mmolawa is a dynamic and business executive with a remarkable 13-year career spanning diverse industries - Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Banking, Mining, and Government. Kago currently serves as the Executive for Human Resources at AECI Botswana and Namibia, a subsidiary of the JSE-listed company, AECI Limited.

Ms Kago Mmolawa brings a comprehensive perspective to her leadership, deep understanding of human resources management, drive for change, talent optimization, and organizational development. An experienced leader, Ms Kago Mmolawa has successfully guided organizations through transformative phases, aligning talent and organizational goals seamlessly.

Ms Kago Mmolawa holds a MA in Human Resources Management and a BA in Social Sciences, from the University of Botswana.

Dr. Bokamoso Basutli, PhD
Board Member

Dr Bokamoso Basutli is a Professional Engineer and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Dr Basutli is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) offering and coordinating modules under the Telecommunications and Computer Engineering programmes including Satellite Communications, Digital Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence (AI). His research activities include serving as the leader of the Signal Processing, Networks, and Systems Research (SPNS) Group, Principal Investigator (PI) and originator of BotswanaSat-1 project (2020-2021). Dr. Basutli has published several peer reviewed papers in high impact journals including IEEE, IET, Hindawi, and MDPI. 

He worked as an Installation Engineer and a Lead Engineer with Singapore Technologies Electronics (Info-Software Systems), from 2007 to 2010. In addition, he worked as a Senior Telecommunications Engineer with the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB), from 2010 to 2012. He served as the Vice-Chairperson of the IEEE Botswana Sub-section in 2019 and is currently the Chairperson of the same subsection.

Dr. Basutli received Ph.D. Degree in Electronics, Electrical, and Systems engineering from Loughborough University, U.K.

Ms. Mpho V. Motlhabane
Board Member

Ms Mpho Victoria Motlhabane is a marketing professional with over 15 years’ experience in managing diverse brands, products and communication functions.   Ms Motlhabane currently serves as Puma Energy Cluster Marketing Manager (South East Region) responsible Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.  Ms Motlhabane has successfully driven sustainable financial gains through leveraging corporate potential, enhancing marketing and communication solutions.

She previously worked for Kgalagadi Breweries Limited, Populations Services International, Botswana National Olympic Committee and Standard Chartered Bank Botswana.

Ms Motlhabane holds a BA in Communications (Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising from the University of Northwest and professional courses in finance for non-financial managers and leadership programme.

Ms. Senwelo Modise
Board Member

Ms Senwelo Modise is a practising attorney with diverse background ranging from technology, to cyber, commerce, and law. Ms Senwelo licensed to practice law in Botswana, and she specializes in privacy and data protection, complemented by a robust understanding of corporate and commercial law. Ms Modise has experience in advising clients on the legal complexities of digitization, digitalization, privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. 

Ms Senwelo Modise holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) - University of Botswana and currently pursues a Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) - University of Botswana.

Ms. Tsholofelo Bogosi
Board Member

Ms Tsholofelo Bogosi leads the Debswana Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines Audit Function as Audit Manager, a role that she assumed in June 2018. 

Prior to joining Debswana, Ms Tsholofelo Bogosi held various management positions at Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) and Water Utilities Corporation (WUC). 

Ms Bogosi is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA- UK) by profession and holds a BComm (Accounting) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and a Post Graduate Certificate in Risk Management from the Botswana Accountancy College. She is a Member of both Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Dr. Mokaedi Monnane Monnane, PhD
Board Member

Dr Mokaedi Monnane Monnane is an independent consultant with over 25 years of experience as a researcher and consultant where he has led and been part of research teams for clients such as the Government of Botswana, SADC, UNDP, and African Development Bank. His work in research has engaged him in various areas such as economic diversification, local manufacturing sector and Development of the SADC Private Sector Engagement Mechanism. In addition to research, Dr Monnane has published in international journals and co-authored on Competition Scenario in Botswana. He is also a member of the Botswana Economics Association.

Dr Mokaedi Monnane Monnane has worked for institutions such as the Central Bank of Botswana, Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis and SADC Secretariat.

Dr Monnane holds a PhD in Economics from the Lincoln University, New Zealand. He is also a member of the Botswana Minimum Wage Board.