President of Botswana

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The President of the Republic of Botswana is the head of state and the head of government of Botswana.

President of the
Republic of Botswana
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Presidential flag
Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana.jpg
Incumbent
Mokgweetsi Masisi

since 1 April 2018
StyleMr. President
(informal)
His Excellency
(formal, diplomatic)
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderSeretse Khama
Formation30 September 1966
DeputyVice-President of Botswana
Salary65,760 USD annually[1]

Presidents of Botswana (1966–present)Edit

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Seretse Khama
(1921–1980)
1965
1969
1974
1979
30 September 1966 13 July 1980[†] 13 years,

286 days

BDP
2   Quett Masire
(1925–2017)
1984
1989
1994
18 July 1980 31 March 1998 17 years,

256 days

BDP
3   Festus Mogae
(1939–)
1999
2004
1 April 1998 1 April 2008 10 years BDP
4   Ian Khama
(1953–)
2009
2014
1 April 2008 1 April 2018 10 years BDP
5   Mokgweetsi Masisi
(1961–)
2019 1 April 2018 Incumbent 1 year,

196 days

BDP

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily".