Ian Khama

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Ian Khama
Pres. Ian Khama of Botswana, cropped.jpg
4th President of Botswana
Assumed office
1 April 2008
Vice President

Mompati Merafhe

Ponatshego Kedikilwe
Preceded by Festus Mogae
Vice President of Botswana
In office
13 July 1998 – 1 April 2008
President Festus Mogae
Preceded by Festus Mogae
Succeeded by Mompati Merafhe
Personal details
Born 27 February 1953 (1953-02-27) (age 64)[1]
Chertsey, United Kingdom
Political party Botswana Democratic Party
Alma mater Sandhurst
Profession Pilot
Religion Christian

Seretse Khama Ian Khama (born 1953) is the President of Botswana. Khama was Vice President of Botswana before he became President. He was also a pilot in his younger years. Khama's began his term as President in 2008. His predecessor was Festus Mogae. His father, Seretse Khama, was the first President of Botswana.

References[change | change source]

  1. "True to tradition, Khama is born to rule Botswana", Sapa-AFP (Pretoria News), 1 April 2008.