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Botswana

Festus Gontebanye Mogae

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


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Looking down the line

In Botswana, the prospect that Vice-President Ian Khama, son of the first President, Sir Seretse Khama, and former head of the armed forces, should succeed President Festus Mogae is still a divisive issue...


Saying yes, saying no

Bush is hosting Presidents José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola, Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique and Festus Mogae of Botswana on 26 February at the White House; and the Group of 8's next summit host ,Canada's Jean Chrétien, is also planning a trip to six or seven African states in April...


Doing the splits

Nor is President Festus Mogae whole-heartedly backed by the BDP; some cabinet ministers criticise him in private...


Helpless about AIDS

Those who disagree with him include (sotto voce) a few cabinet ministers and ANC leaders; this month, ex-President Nelson Mandela said it was the duty of African leaders to spearhead AIDS campaigns, as pioneered by Presidents Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal and Festus Mogae of Botswana...


The killing of Cain

Botswana would lose up to 40 per cent of its imports; President Festus Mogae recently accused a South African newspaper of inventing a story about his private criticism of the Mugabe regime...


Koma going

The governing Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has avoided a power-struggle between President Festus Mogae (who is also party President) and his ambitious number two, national Vice-President Ian Seretse Khama (AC Vol 42 No 14)...


Grit that glitters

With President Festus Mogae and heir-apparent Ian Seretse Khama, Nchindo is one of the three most powerful Botswanans...


Following Festus

In the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Vice-President Ian Seretse Khama may make a bid for the chair, hoping to consolidate his status as President Festus Mogae's successor...


Revolving doors

This year will be a real test of Botswanan President Festus Mogae's authority: he has personally committed himself to reducing the prevalence of HIV-AIDS but there is little prospect of a serious challenge to his Botswana Democratic Party...


Diamonds and danger

A year into President Festus Mogae's first five-year term, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is firmly in the saddle, while the opposition Botswana National Front (BNF) recovers from the electoral pounding it took in October 1999...


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