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Bogolo Kenewendo

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Candidate Name
Candidate was Elected/Appointed?
Yes
Year of Election/Appointment
Type of Office
Governmental
Office Held
Minister for investment, trade and industry
Detailed Information

Bogolo Kenewendo is Botswana’s cabinet minister for investment, trade, and industry, since 2018. In 2016, she became the youngest minister ever elected to the country’s parliament after having been nominated by the president, at the age of 29. The UN secretary-general also appointed Kenewendo to the High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, co-chaired by Melinda Gates and Jack Ma. She founded the Malaya Kgosi Trust, a mentorship and leadership program for young women. – 31

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