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Corporate and Legal Affairs Department

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‘To provide quality legal advice to the Bank and manage its corporate, communication and information functions’

The Department was established in March 2018 when the Legal Affairs Division, Secretariat Division, and Communications and Information Services Division were merged to form the Corporate and Legal Affairs Department (CLAD).

The Department is responsible for providing expert and strategic legal advice to the Bank; initiate and implement improvements to internal governance structures and manage external relations, including interactions with international organisations to which the Bank is a member. Through, the Legal Affairs Division, the Department serves as the central hub for all matters of a legal and compliance nature concerning the Bank, contracts administration (including custody), legislative review and initiatives, supervisory enforcement and compliance, as well as, coordinate procurement of any legal services that the Bank may require (outsourcing). The Secretariat Division is responsible for Board affairs, support the Executive and similar Committees. The Communications and Information Services Division deals with media relations, public education, the Knowledge Centre (Library), administration of the Bank’s website (disseminate Bank’s information) and records management.

The General Counsel oversees the Department supported by three Heads of Divisions responsible for the Legal Affairs, Secretariat and Communications and Information Services divisions, respectively.

General Counsel:
Ms Ewetse T Rakhudu

Senior Personal Assistant:
Ms Lydia L Matlolela
Tel: (267) 3606026
Fax: (267) 3971231

Personal Assistant:
Ms C P Motlhane
Tel: (267) 3606329
Fax: (267) 3974859

Secretary: Irene K Otukile

Heads of Division:

Legal Affairs: Tshepiso Mpusetsang

Secretariat: Mr Joseph Selwe

Communications and Information Services: Dr Seamogano Mosanako

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