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Botswana

Festus Gontebanye Mogae

Date of Birth: 21/08/1939
Place of Birth: Serowe, Botswana


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Sanctions and splits

ARCISS established the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) which is chaired by former Botswana president Festus Mogae, with retired Kenyan Lieutenant General Augostino Njoroge as deputy chairman...


Pax Salvatica

' Issuing veiled threats against Festus Mogae, the Botswanan ex-President leading the peace deal's Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, and UNMISS head Ellen Margrethe Løj, Denmark's former UN Ambassador, he said on South Sudan TV: 'This person of JMEC who went and gave bad reports about us says we are vulnerable and need protection...


Riek rival boosts Salva

The African Union had handed the South Sudan dossier to the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which in turn set up a Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission under Botswanan ex-President Festus Mogae...


Finally, the AU moves in

Yet the AU is meant to head the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, chaired by the Botswana ex-President Festus Mogae, which has presided over the failure of last August's peace deal between President Salva and Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


Cracks widen in peace deal

Botswana's former President, Festus Mogae, who heads the African Union's Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, began his 23 June statement with the words, 'It is with a heavy heart that I address you today'...


An implausible government

The body overseeing implementation, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission led by Botswanan former President Festus Mogae, issued a revised timetable that envisages the new government to be in place by 22 January, following a carefully choreographed set of measures, few of which had been taken as Africa Confidential went to press...


BDP squeaks back in

On previous form, the Minister of Finance and Development Planning Kenneth Matambo would be the favourite as the two previous Presidents, Festus Mogae and Sir Ketumile Masire, held that portfolio but the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Phandu Skelemani, is another contender...


Khama disappoints on San

In 2002, the government of Ian Khama’s predecessor, Festus Mogae, forcibly relocated several thousand San to new settlements outside the CKGR, causing widespread condemnation overseas (AC Vol 43 No 12, Blood from stones)...


Credibility of the IEBC under fire

Voter education was wanting and was criticised by Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae, who chaired the Commonwealth Observer Group, as was legal advice to Parliament on the electoral guidelines...


Khama control

This adds another 'd' to the other targets - democracy, development, dignity and discipline - that Lieutenant General Khama set out on taking over from President Festus Mogae in April 2008...


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