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Daniel Keatametse Kwelagobe
(born September 1, 1943) is the current Chairman of the Botswana Democratic Party
The Botswana Democratic Party is the governing conservative party in Botswana. Its chairman is Daniel Kwelagobe.BDP was shaped by Sir Seretse Khama, who is celebrated for nurturing the economic and political success of Botswana. The party's base is in the traditional Setswana communities, and it...
and previously served as Minister for Presidential Affairs on two occasions. He attended Gaborone Secondary School, and from 1968 followed a career in radio and journalism before beginning his political career when joining the Party and becoming the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Minister of State for Public Service, Information and Broadcasting, as well as serving as the minister for transport, communications, agriculture and housing in his career.
He was the Deputy Secretary General of the Party until becoming the General Secretary in 1981, and was as the Minister of Labour Home Affairs from 2000 until 2002. He also served as the Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration until President Ian Khama
Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama is a Botswana politician who has been the President of Botswana since 2008; he is also the Paramount Chief of the Bamangwato tribe...
dismissed him in April 2009.