Festus Mogae

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Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 21 August 1939) is a Motswana politician who served as the third President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008.wikipedia
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He succeeded Quett Masire as President in 1998 and was re-elected in October 2004; after ten years in office, he stepped down in 2008 and was succeeded by Lieutenant General Ian Khama.
After serving as Commander of the Botswana Defence Force, he entered politics and served as Vice-President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008, then succeeded Festus Mogae as President on 1 April 2008.

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Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 21 August 1939) is a Motswana politician who served as the third President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008.

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Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 21 August 1939) is a Motswana politician who served as the third President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008.

Botswana Democratic Party

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Mogae's party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), retained power in the October 1999 general election, and Mogae was sworn in for a five-year term on 20 October 1999 by Chief Justice Julian Nganunu at the National Stadium in Gaborone.
Festus Mogae served as the country's president between 1998 and 2008.

University College, Oxford

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Mogae studied economics in the United Kingdom, first at University College, Oxford, and then at the University of Sussex.
Other heads of state and government to have attended Univ include Edgar Whitehead (Rhodesia), Kofi Abrefa Busia (Ghana), and Festus Mogae (Botswana).

Bank of Botswana

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He returned to Botswana to work as a civil servant before taking up posts with the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of Botswana.

Vice-President of Botswana

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He was Vice-President of Botswana from 1992 to 1998.

TeachAIDS

In 2010, he joined the advisory board of US nonprofit TeachAIDS.
In Botswana, they include musicians Scar, Zeus, and former President of Botswana, Festus Mogae.

1999 Botswana general election

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Mogae's party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), retained power in the October 1999 general election, and Mogae was sworn in for a five-year term on 20 October 1999 by Chief Justice Julian Nganunu at the National Stadium in Gaborone.
On 27 August it was reported that President Festus Mogae had set the election date for 16 October.

Barbara Mogae

Festus Mogae married Barbara Mogae in 1967.
She is the wife of former President Festus Mogae.

Club of Madrid

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In 2013, along with former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, Mogae co-chaired a sustainable development symposium, hosted by the UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with Club de Madrid.

Quett Masire

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He succeeded Quett Masire as President in 1998 and was re-elected in October 2004; after ten years in office, he stepped down in 2008 and was succeeded by Lieutenant General Ian Khama.
He stepped down in 1998 and was succeeded by Vice-President Festus Mogae, who became the third President of Botswana.

2004 Botswana general election

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Following the BDP's victory in the October 2004 general election, Mogae was sworn in for another term on 2 November 2004.

Ibrahim Prize

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Mogae won the 2008 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, and will receive US$5 million over 10 years and US$200,000 annually for life thereafter.

Serowe

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The first president Sir Seretse Khama (father of the fourth President President Lieutenant General Ian Khama) and the third president Festus Mogae of Botswana were born in Serowe.

University of Sussex

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Mogae studied economics in the United Kingdom, first at University College, Oxford, and then at the University of Sussex.

International Monetary Fund

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He returned to Botswana to work as a civil servant before taking up posts with the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of Botswana.

Gaborone

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Mogae's party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), retained power in the October 1999 general election, and Mogae was sworn in for a five-year term on 20 October 1999 by Chief Justice Julian Nganunu at the National Stadium in Gaborone.

HIV/AIDS

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Mogae promised to tackle poverty and unemployment, as well as the spread of HIV-AIDS, which he pledged to stop in Botswana by 2016.

Choppies

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He also currently serves as chairman of the Choppies supermarket group where he earned Pula 529,000 in 2011.

Benjamin Mkapa

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In 2013, along with former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, Mogae co-chaired a sustainable development symposium, hosted by the UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with Club de Madrid.

Tanzania

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In 2013, along with former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, Mogae co-chaired a sustainable development symposium, hosted by the UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with Club de Madrid.

Legion of Honour

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Mogae was awarded the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on 20 March 2008 for his "exemplary leadership" in making Botswana a "model" of democracy and good governance.

Nicolas Sarkozy

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Mogae was awarded the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on 20 March 2008 for his "exemplary leadership" in making Botswana a "model" of democracy and good governance.

Good governance

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Mogae was awarded the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on 20 March 2008 for his "exemplary leadership" in making Botswana a "model" of democracy and good governance.