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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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Threats to Khama fade

If the BDP keeps the 39 seats of the 57 directly elected members of parliament it has currently, President Seretse Khama Ian Khama will remain head of state...


Bank to bank

Angola, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Swaziland back the SADC initiative and are lobbying for support from Botswana, whose President, Ian Khama, has a difficult relationship with Zuma...


Construction fraud trio go free

Earlier this year, Tshekedi Khama, the younger brother of President Seretse Khama Ian Khama, told parliament that Batswana contractors should be accorded priority...


In a spin

The BDP has 45 of the 57 elected MPs in Parliament and has four nominated MPs appointed by President Ian Khama Seretse Khama...

The former Barata-Phati faction defected because it felt excluded from the government and the BDP Central Committee by Ian Khama’s allies, who were mostly military officers (AC Vol 50 No 22)...


A clash at the border

In this latest clash between neighbours, it may be that someone in Harare wanted to reply to Botswana President Ian Khama’s criticism of Robert Mugabe...


Khama control

Delivery 'to the expectations of Batswana' is to be top priority of the new government, President Seretse Khama Ian Khama announced at his inauguration on 21 October following his landslide election win (AC Vol 50 No 21)...

Although Ian Khama promised to 'guard our treasure of democracy jealously', he has quickly centralised the state media within the Office of the President...


Khama's expected triumph

Despite a depressed economy and disunity in its ranks, President Seretse Khama Ian Khama's Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) won its eighth successive election victory on 16 October...


It's the economy, probably

President Seretse Khama Ian Khama is unlikely to lose the reputation for dogmatism and autocracy which he earned by slapping a 30% levy on alcohol sales to curb drunkenness, backing greater controls on the media, and trying ­ with mixed results ­ to discipline his Botswana Democratic Party...

Ian Khama is expected to set out his plans for the next five years at a BDP rally in Gaborone on 25 October, when the final election results are due to be announced...


Don't blame me!

Ever since he took office in April 2008, President Ian Khama Seretse Khama has upset the country's political professionals (AC Vol 49 No 8)...

However, an easy victory in October for Ian Khama and the BDP could be denied by the impact of the recession on voters' incomes, combined with renewed BDP infighting...


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