Slumber Tsogwane

Slumber Tsogwane (born 21 September 1960[1]) is the current Vice President of Botswana.[2] He took office on 4 April 2018, succeeding Mokgweetsi Masisi. He is a member of the Botswana Democratic Party.[3] Tsogwane formerly served as Botswana's Local Government and Rural Development Minister from November 2014 to March 2018.[4]

Slumber Tsogwane
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9th Vice-President of Botswana
Assumed office
4 April 2018
PresidentMokgweetsi Masisi
Preceded byMokgweetsi Masisi
Chairman of the Botswana Democratic Party
Assumed office
4 April 2018
Preceded byMokgweetsi Masisi
Member of Parliament for Boteti
Assumed office
1999
PresidentQuett Masire
Festus Mogae
Ian Khama
Mokgweetsi Masisi
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development
In office
November 2014 – March 2018
PresidentIan Khama
Personal details
Born (1960-09-21) 21 September 1960 (age 59)
Rakops, Bechuanaland United Kingdom
(now Botswana)
Political partyBotswana Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Botswana

He has a bachelor's degree from Zimbabwe.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ @BWGovernment (4 April 2018). "HIS HONOUR THE VICE PRESIDENT, MR. SLUMBER TSOGWANE, MP" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Motsamai, Mmoniemang (5 April 2018). "Botswana: Masisi Unveils Deputy, Cabinet". Botswana Daily News (Gaborone). Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Tsogwane leads Guma, Tshekedi in BDP race". www.weekendpost.co.bw. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  4. ^ MMESO, PHILLIMON. "Tsogwane: The quintessential politician - The Patriot on Sunday". Retrieved 2 May 2018.