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Botswana President bids farewell to his cabinet

BOTSWANA President Ian Khama bid farewell to his cabinet on Saturday night as he prepares to step down next week.

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi will be sworn in on April the first, ahead of the elections in 2019.

President Khama is winding up official duty as he ends his 10-year tenure on 31 March, having taken office on 1 April 2008.

Botswana International Relations Minister Dr Pelonomi Venson Moitoi says it was Khama’s farewell with cabinet on Saturday night. On Monday it will be Parliament and then Tuesday his homecoming at the Kgotla at his home in Serowe.

Reuters

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