Tymon Katlholo

Managing Director
Tyedo Investments
Focus Area(s): 
Anti-Corruption
Critical Tasks: 
Anti-corruption agencies
Interviewers: 
Gabriel Kuris
Country of Reform: 
Botswana
Town/City: 
Gaborone
Country: 
Botswana
Date of Interview: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Abstract 

In this interview, Tymon Katlholo explains his experience as the director of Botswana’s Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime. He explains the importance of establishing and adhering to guidelines when pursuing cases in order to remain politically neutral and non-discriminatory as an anti-corruption agency. He further discusses some challenges he had faced in achieving institutional independence, managing interagency cooperation, streamlining investigative procedures and raising awareness in regions that are beyond the reach of the media. From his experience, Katlholo draws the lesson that corruption is about service delivery and productivity. In order to fight corruption, it is crucial to enhance professionalism, transparency, and accountability.

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Tymon Katlholo - Full Interview
Profile: 

At the time of this interview, Tymon Katlholo was the director of Tyedo Investments, an anti-corruption consulting firm. He retired from his position as the director of Botswana’s Directorate on Corruption and Economic Corruption in 2009

Language: 
English
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Keywords 
investigative procedure.
protection from political conflict and guarantee of tenure
institutional independence
public education and awareness campaigns
public media relations
corruption prevention
private sector regulation
public participation
case management
performance assessment