Dr Strike Mbulawa

Dr Strike Mbulawa is a well-seasoned research economist who has been in the educational sector for more than 10 years. He has worked in the industry (private and public) for eight years. He has a Doctorate in Economics (UB); an MSc in Finance and Investment (NUST), a BSc (Hons) in Economics (UZ), Management Accounting (CIMA, UK) and PostGraduate Diploma Higher Education (BU). 

He is a Certified Associate for Digital teaching & Learning, a certified assessor and a moderator by the Botswana Qualifications Authority. He does corporate training in the fields of Accounting, Finance and Economics. It is the same fields that his research efforts are being channelled into. He is well acquainted with time series, non-parametric, parametric and panel data analysis. He has advanced knowledge of Software for Statistics and Data Science (STATA), Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), e-views and Financial Modeling in Excel. He has been working with think tanks like the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) since 2010. He received training and practical applications in the proposal, data analysis and drafting policy briefs. He has published over twenty-seven (27) research articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Main research interests over the last 5 years

  •       Financial economics
  •       Health economics
  •       Macro and Micro-economics
  •       Education and labour economics

Dr. Abhishek Ranjan

Dr Abhishek Ranjan is the Dean and Head of Botho University, Maseru Campus. He is responsible for managing the Lesotho Campus operations which include: Academic Services, Quality Management, Accreditation, Admissions, Corporate Training, Human resources, Finance, Marketing and Stakeholder relations. He is also responsible for smooth, effective and efficient coordination between Maseru Campus and Botho University, Gaborone campus which serves as the head office. He has over 12 years of experience in teaching and administration in the University setup. He taught various Computer Science and Information Technology courses and also was involved in the development and administration of academic programmes and is a seasoned researcher. Dr Ranjan is a seasoned researcher whose research interest area is MANET (mobile ad hoc network), Network Security and Deep Learning. Dr Ranjan has presented at various international conferences and his work has been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. 

Prior to being given the responsibility of heading the Botho University Maseru, Dr, Ranjan served as a Dean for Faculty of Computing, Manager Internal Quality Assurance Department, Module Leader and Senior Lecturer at Botho University Botswana Campus. As a Manager for Internal Quality Assurance, Dr Ranjan led a team to set up Botho University Quality Management System in line with ISO 9001:2008 and attained the certification of ISO 9001:2008 from Botswana Bureau of Standards. Dr Ranjan’s experience spans Teaching, Research, Training, Quality Assurance, Faculty Management, Education Management and Campus Management roles.

Main research interests over the last 5 years

MANET, Deep Learning

Mr John Batani

Mr Batani is a lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology based in Maseru. He has published at least 6 journal articles and one textbook, with three more textbooks currently in production. His research interests include ICT4D, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing and AI. He is currently working on emerging technologies for reducing under-five mortality.

Main research interests over the last 5 years

ICT4D, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, AI, Security, IoT, E-health, 4IR 

Dr. David Masake

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Research Experience

Study flexibly online – when and where it suits you
As an online MBA, you’ll:

  1. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of studying whenever and wherever it suits you thanks to an
    easy-to-use, intuitive online learning platform which you can access from your desktop or mobile
    device – anytime, anywhere
  2. Access the same student benefits as on-campus Botho University students, such as a student ID card
    and eligibility to apply for an NUS student discount card
  3. Graduate with an internationally-recognised qualification identical in title and quality to that of
    an on-campus Botho University student


Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities
College of MathematicsChina
Professor (Pluralistic)

Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities
College of MathematicsChina
Professor (Pluralistic)