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Festus Mogae wins Ibrahim Prize

Festus Mogae has won this year's Ibrahim Prize, for achievement in African leadership.

As well as the $5m prize, Mr Mogae also gets $200,000 a year for the rest of his life.

The former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan made the announcement.

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