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Festus Mogae

Festus Gontebanye Mogae
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Became President:April 1, 1998
Predecessor:Sir Ketumile Masire
Date of Birth:1939
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Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 1939) is the president of Botswana. He succeeded Quett Masire as president in 1998.

He studied economics at Oxford University and then worked as a civil servant. He has worked for the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of Botswana. He was vice-president of Botswana from 1992.