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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Keywords Drum Magazine,Africa,black and white image,horizontal,personality,politics,African history,February,1964,1960s,Botswana,Ruth Khama,Sir Seretse Khama,Bechuanaland,
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Description DM1999111514:SAED:POLITICS:FOREIGN:PERSONALITY:FEB1964 - Comeback for the Khamas - A rare picture of the whole Khma family. Mom dad and Jaqueline, Ian and the twins. An offcial end to the Khama's 15 years in the wilderness, a lonely struggle that began in 1948 when Seretse, then Paramount Chief of the Bamangwato, and London typist Ruth Williams decided to marry. Both the British authorities and Seretse's uncle, the patriachal Tshekedi Khama, opposed the marriage vigorously and Seretse and Ruth were exiled from Bechuanaland because of their love. Eventually, Seretse was allowed to go back to his home - on condition that he renounced both his right to the throne and that of any of his children. So great was his love for his homeland, that he willingly did this. Seretse took a big part in helping to awaken Bechuanaland politically and today (1964) is the leader of the territory's powerful Democratic Party - and the man most likely to become its first Prime Minister when it get
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