Mokgweetsi Masisi (born 21 July 1961) is the current President of Botswana who has held that position since March 2018, taking over from Seretse Khama Ian Khama.
He is the son of Edison Masisi (1923-2003), the long-time MP for Moshupa and many-time cabinet member. Masisi grew up in Gaborone, attending Thornhill Primary School and Maru A Pula School.
He also served as Minister of Education since 2014 and was previously the Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration from 2011 to 2014.
Masisi graduated from the Florida State University in the United States, where he majored in Social Studies Education and Instructional Systems Design.
On April 1, 2018, Masis was sworn in as the 5th President of Botswana and is now the current president of the Republic of Botswana.
Mokgweetsi Masisi Age
He was born on the 21st of July 1961Moshupa, Bechuanaland. As of 2019, he is 58 years old.
Mokgweetsi Masisi Wife
Mokgweetsi Masisi is currently married to Neo Jane Masisi (nee Maswabi) and together, they have a daughter named Atsile Masisi.
His wife is an accountant who later worked for the United Nations in New York City and in Addis Ababa
Mokgweetsi Masisi Profile
BIRTH NAME: Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi
DATE OF BIRTH: 21 July 1961
PLACE OF BIRTH: Moshupa, Botswana
WIFE: Neo Jane Masisi (nee Maswabi)
CHILDREN: Atsile Masisi (Daughter)
PARENTS: Edison Masisi (Father) and Precious Masego Masisi (Mother)