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Blackbeard, Roy Warren free

Born 16 April 1953

High Commissioner for Botswana in the United Kingdom, 1998–2018


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Official Learner, Metallurgy, De Beers, 1972–79; Audit Clerk, Price Waterhouse, 1973–74; CEO, Blackbeard & Co. (Pty) Ltd, 1974–89; ranch manager, 1974–96. MP, Serowe N, 1989–98; Asst Minister, 1992–94, Minister, 1994–97, of Agriculture, Botswana. Mem., Central DC, 1979–89 (Member: Gen. Purposes and Finance Cttee, 1979–89; Livestock Industry Adv. Cttee, 1979–89). Treas., Youth Wing, Botswana Democratic Party, 1980–96. Dir, Air Botswana, 1979–89


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