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Botswana Prez in 'Freak Accident' —With Cheetah

Ian Khama needed 2 stitches after animal claws him

(Newser) - Peaceful, prosperous, and lightly populated Botswana rarely makes international news—until its president gets clawed in the face by a cheetah. Officials in the African nation say Ian Khama needed two stitches to his nose after the "overexcited" animal kept at an army barracks jumped up and clawed him...

Botswana's President: No Short, Fat Wife for Me

Ian Khama searching for first lady

(Newser) - Botswana's most eligible bachelor is looking for a wife, but he's not interested in any short or overweight ones—like the country's minister for local government. "I don't want one like this one," President Ian Khama said at a political party meeting. "She may fail to pass...

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