Botswana President Ian Khama

*Botswana’s president is the player of the month in Africa right now.  He is a high profile bachelor that has never been married and with his recent remarks, we kinda see why.

But not only is he the president right now, he also holds the designation of chief of the Bamangwato people, Botswana’s largest ethnic group.  In their tradition, marriage is a requirement.

How he has been able to get around it so far may have to do with his political station.

President Ian Khama, 57, expressed at a government meeting that he is indeed a bachelor, but he is not interested in finding women that are “heavy weight” like his Assistant Minister of Local Government Botlhogile Tshreletso.  (more…)