Ian Khama, 57, is still a bachelor, a matter of concern in Botswana, a country that views its leader as a tribal chief.
President Khama has turned the tables on his followers, explaining he was too busy with affairs of state to find a companion.
"For your information, I want a woman who is tall, slim and good looking," he told a party meeting on the issue.
He then turned to the corpulent Botlhogile Tshireletso, a female minister, and said: "I don't want one like this one. She may fail to pass through the door, breaking furniture with her heavy weight and even break the vehicles' shock absorbers."
Monday, November 22, 2010
Diplomatic skills like no other President: