JOHANNESBURG 

Mokgweetsi Masisi, 58, has been declared president-elect after his ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secured 29 national assembly seats, representing 51% of the vote.

Botswana’s Chief Justice Terence Rannowane, who is also the convener of elections, announced the decision on Friday although the counting of votes were still ongoing in a dozen other constituencies.

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