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Botswana

Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama

Date of Birth: 1 July 1921
Place of Birth: Serowe
Died: 13 July 1980


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Key round to Masisi

The BDP has experienced no leadership contests since its rule began in 1966 with independence under Khama's father Sir Seretse Khama...


A party at war

I thought he was like his father [the late Sir Seretse Khama]; it turned out he was not...


The worm turns

Khama 65 has been flying army planes since the age of 24 when his father Sir Seretse Khama Botswana's first president appointed him a brigadier in the defence forces...


A well-scripted succession

A former military commander and the eldest son of Sir Seretse Khama the country's first post-independence leader the outgoing President is well-known for high-handedness and a populist leadership style particularly on social issues...


The scramble for the chair

Botswana's Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi a veteran of President Seretse Khama Ian Khama's cabinets and now Foreign Minister was regarded as a strong prospect as recently as last October but has faded as the sheer firepower of the major backers made itself felt (AC Vol 57 No 22 Amina jumps to the front)...


Passing and wielding the baton

Today President Robert Mugabe hands over the Southern African Development Community chair to Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama and next month he ends his year-long stint chairing the African Union...


Bye-bye unity

Although Khama gave him lunch the welcoming party at the Sir Seretse Khama Airport was led by Foreign Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi an apparent breach of protocol...


BDP squeaks back in

Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama begins his second five-year term of office when Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo swears him in as President today...


Mutharika, the sequel

Presidentially Peter's inauguration was attended only by Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama who had a strong rapport with the older Mutharika among Southern African Development Conference leaders...


Full steam ahead

President Ian Khama Seretse Khama and the governing Botswana Democratic Party will romp home in October's general elections...


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