Former Botswana President Wins Leadership Prize

Former Botswana president Festus Mogae has won the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.

Former Botswana president Festus Mogae has won the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.

Mogae, who led Botswana from 1998-2008, is the second recipient of the high-profile prize that rewards exemplary leadership by recent heads of government. He will receive US$5 million over the next 10 years, and US$200 000 annually for the rest of his life.

In addition, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation will pay up to US$200 000 a year towards activities identified by Mogae.

The prize, which was created by Mo Ibrahim, a Sudanese-born billionaire who founded the African telecommunications company Celtel International, exceeds the Nobel Peace Prize in value.

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