In a minor cabinet reshuffle, President Ian Khama has appointed Selebi Phikwe West legislator, Kavis Kario, the new Assistant minister of Education and Skills Development.
According to a statement from the Office of the President, Kario will replace Lebonamang Mokalake, who becomes Assistant Minister of Local Government, replacing Olifant Mfa who will step down.
The OP statement says Samson Guma will step down as Assistant Minister of Finance
"The President has further expressed his gratitude to the two outgoing Assistant Ministers, Mfa and Guma, for their service to the nation," the statement says.
The above changes to Cabinet will take effect on January 1 2009.