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Linah Mohohlo


Governor, Bank of Botswana, former member, Commission for Africa and member of the Africa Progress Panel.

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Created: 25th Mar 2009
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Linah Mohohlo
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Gender: female
Place of Origin: Botswana

Mrs Mohohlo has been the Governor of the Bank of Botswana since 1999. She has worked for the Bank since its inception in the mid 1970s in administrative, operational and policy capacities. In addition to having worked for the International Monetary Fund, Mrs Mohohlo has been a member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, representing the Africa Group 1 Constituency of the IMF comprising 21 Sub-Saharan countries. She serves on boards of major corporations in Botswana and abroad, and has been appointed Eminent Person by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr Kofi Annan, charged with the responsibility of overseeing the Evaluation of the United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s. She is the recipient of several awards, which include Central Bank Governor of the Year (2001) for Africa and the Middle East by the Financial Times Magazine (The Banker), and Central Bank Governor of the Year (2003) for Africa by Euromoney. Mrs Mohohlo has read accounting and business, economics, finance and investments at the University of Botswana, The George Washington University (Washington DC) and University of Exeter (UK), respectively. Source: Commission for Africa

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