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Ian Khama (Seretse Khama Ian Khama)

Date of Birth: 27/02/1953
Place of Birth: Chertsey, United Kingdom


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Khama moves on Masisi

While professing no intention to remove his hand-picked successor, ex-President Ian Khama looks set to do just that...


Elephants in an angry room

Former President Ian Khama's supporters are accusing his successor Mokgweetsi Masisi of presiding over the mass slaughter of elephants by ivory hunters in Botswana...

Prince Harry calls Botswana his 'second home' and in January last year he became a patron of Rhino Conservation Botswana alongside Ian Khama's brother Tshekedi, the current Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Tourism...

Some in Gaborone see it as part of Ian Khama's campaign to retain influence, prevent investigation of his record as president, and embarrass Masisi at the wildlife conference (AC Vol 59 No 13, Masisi steps out of Khama's shadow)...

Ian Khama's supporters may hope that the elephant issue will work against Masisi at the London conference...

As president, Ian Khama, a teetotaler, restricted alcohol sales outlets, licensing hours, and put heavy duties on alcoholic drinks...

Ian Khama is now campaigning against Masisi at public meetings, which state media ignore (AC Vol 59 No 17, The worm turns)...

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Says no to computer

He has reversed various unpopular directives by his immediate predecessor, Ian Khama (AC Vol 59 No 17, The worm turns)...


The worm turns

After sidelining many party stalwarts and making a unilateral decision to anoint Mokgweetsi Masisi as the new President of Botswana, Ian Khama is now ruing his choice...


Masisi steps out of Khama's shadow

As if determined to disavow Ian Khama's description of him as a 'bootlicker', new President Mokgweetsi Masisi has been breaking with the past, pushing more pro-business policies, cracking down on former officials accused of corruption and appointing a new economic team since taking office on 1 April...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

As well as meeting Mnangagwa and Lourenço, Ramaphosa called on President Ian Khama of Botswana, Hage Geingob of Namibia and Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique...


A well-scripted succession

After ten years in office, President Ian Khama is on a farewell tour of the country, as pundits ponder whether he was ineffective because he did not do too much, or effective for the same reason...


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

President Jacob Zuma, supported by Botswana's President Ian Khama, pointed out that part of the problem stemmed from countries such as Zimbabwe...


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