Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi

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Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Assumed office
31 October 2014
President Ian Khama
Preceded by Phandu Skelemani
Personal details
Born (1951-05-31) 31 May 1951 (age 65)
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Central Michigan University

Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi is a Motswana journalist and politician representing the ruling Botswana Democratic Party who has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Botswana since 2014. She was appointed to the National Assembly of Botswana in 1999 as one of the four specially selected members and was re-elected in the 2004 general elections.[1] Venson-Moitoi was the Minister of Works, Transport and Communications from 2001 to 2002 and Minister of Trade, Industry, Wildlife and Tourism from 2002 to 2004.[2][3] She was appointed as the Minister of Communications, Science, and Technology in 2004.[4] In the 2009 cabinet, Venson-Moitoi was appointed Minister of Communications, Science and Technology, and later she was appointed as Minister of Education.

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  1. ^ "Parley elects special MPs". Botswana Press Agency (BOPA). Archived from the original on March 21, 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  2. ^ "Venson is new minister of works". Botswana Press Agency (BOPA). Archived from the original on February 10, 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Mogae reshuffles cabinet". Botswana Press Agency (BOPA). Archived from the original on March 6, 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  4. ^ "Mogae appoints cabinet -Ten new faces - Five women". Botswana Press Agency (BOPA). Archived from the original on February 10, 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phandu Skelemani
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
2014–present
Incumbent