Mompati Merafhe

Botswana politician and general

Lt. Gen. Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe (6 June 1936 – 7 January 2015) was a Botswanan politician. He was Vice-President of Botswana from 2008 to 2012. He was a Lieutenant-General and was Botswana's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1994 to 2008.

Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe
The Hon. Mompati Merafhe, Vice President of Botswana
Mompati Merafhe at Gaborone in 2007
6th Vice President of Botswana
In office
1 April 2008 – 31 July 2012
PresidentIan Khama
Preceded byLt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama
Succeeded byPonatshego Kedikilwe
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Botswana
In office
1994 – 1 April 2008
Personal details
Born(1936-06-06)6 June 1936
Serowe, Bechuanaland Protectorate, now Botswana
Died7 January 2015(2015-01-07) (aged 78)
Gaborone, Botswana
Political partyBDP
Political offices
Preceded by
Gaositwe K.T. Chiepe
Foreign Minister of Botswana
Succeeded by
Phandu Skelemani
Preceded by
Ian Khama
Vice-President of Botswana
Succeeded by
Ponatshego Kedikilwe