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Seretse Khama, 1921-80

Thomas Tlou

Seretse Khama, 1921-80

by Thomas Tlou, Neil Parsons & Willie Henderson with an epilogue by Julius K. Nyerere.

by Thomas Tlou

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Published by Botswana Society, Macmillan in Gaborone, Braamfontein, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana
    • Subjects:
    • Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-,
    • Presidents -- Botswana -- Biography.,
    • Botswana -- Politics and government -- To 1966.,
    • Botswana -- Politics and government -- 1966-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-455) and index.

      Other titlesSeretse Khama, 1921-1980
      ContributionsParsons, Neil., Henderson, Willie, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT2500 .T5 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 8 p. of plates, 467 p. :
      Number of Pages467
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962956M
      ISBN 109991260315
      LC Control Number95981286

      Seretse Khama The African politician Sir Seretse Khama () at home in Croydon. He was the first President of Botswana after it gained independence in On the death of Khama III in Sekgoma II succeeded as king, but his reign was ended by his early death in Sekgoma's heir, Seretse Khama, was still a minor, and Tshekedi was named regent for the duration of Seretse's minority. A regency council was named to assist during Tshekedi's absence at the Native College.

      In chilling revelations, a new book by Reverend Enole Ditsheko quotes the late former president Masire, narrating Ian Khama’s exceeding ambitions for power at a young age. Futhermore, Masire says Ian’s father, Sir Seretse Khama compared his eldest son to Uganda’s Idi Amin for his predisposition to mount a military coup from the barracks. Seretse Khama, President of Botswana. Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama, GCB, KBE was the first President of Botswana, in office from to Product ID: / SCAN-ARC This photograph originates from a press photo Rating: % positive.

        Colour Bar: the Triumph of Seretse Khama and his Nation by Susan Willliams pp, Penguin, £ At the heart of this engaging book is the story of . But changing imperial circumstances in the aftermath of the Second World War also helped to bring about the kingdom’s demise. A crucial factor in this occurrence was the highly controversial marriage that took place in London in , between Seretse Khama, heir to the Ngwato kingdom, and Ruth Williams, a white English woman.


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Find more information about: ISBN: X   Seretse Khama (July 1, –J ) was the first prime minister and president of Botswana. Overcoming political resistance to his interracial marriage, he became the country's first post-colonial leader and served from to his death in /ˈkamə/ (say kahmuh) noun 1.

Ian (Seretse Khama Ian Khama), bornBotswana army officer and politician; became president in 2. his father, Sir Seretse /səˈrɛtseɪ/ (say suh retsay), –80, first president of Botswana – Ruth Williams Khama, Lady Khama (9 December – 22 May ) was the wife of Botswana's first president Sir Seretse Khama, the Paramount Chief of its Bamangwato tribe.

She served as the inaugural First Lady of Botswana from to A brief biography of Sir Seretse Khama, Botswana's first president: Seretse Khama (), founding President of Botswana, He inherited an impoverished and internationally obscure state from British rule, and left an increasingly democratic and prosperous country with a.

English, Book, Illustrated edition: Seretse Khama, / by Thomas Tlou, Neil parsons & Willie Henderson ; with an epilogue by Julius K. Nyerere. Tlou, Thomas. Get this edition. A marriage of inconvenience: the persecution of Ruth and Seretse Khama.

Great Britain. Khama, Ruth. Interpersonal relationships with Khama, Sir Seretse, South Africa. Khama, Sir Seretse. interpersonal relationships with Khama, Ruth I. Title ''4 ISBN In the post script of Seretse and Ruth, authors Wilf and Trish Mbanga quote Julius Nyerere, who described Seretse and Ruth Khama’s marriage as “one of the greatest love stories the world has ever known”.

Their fascination with this extraordinary couple is evident throughout their beautifully crafted book/5(4). Informative book on th history the decolonization of what is now Botswana and the role that the marriage of Seretse Khama to his British wife Ruth played in that country's history.

If you saw the movie I suggest reading this book as it provides a highly detailed account of what took place between Britain, South Africa, and Seretse's homeland.4/5(72).

Born into a royal family of Bangwato, on July 1,to Sekgoma Khama II and Tebogo Kebailele, in then Bechuanaland, the late Sir Seretse Khama and his administration worked hard to advance the. SIR SERETSE KHAMA DAY. Today’s holiday (1st July) marks the ninety-ninth anniversary of the birth of our country’s founding President, the late Sir Seretse Khama ().

When our country’s first President, the late Sir Seretse Khama, assumed office --newly independent Botswana was an impoverished and internationally obscure state. Seretse Khama, Thomas;Henderson, Willie;Parsons, Neil Tlou: Books - ews: 1. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Seretse Khama, By Thomas Tlou, Neil Parsons & Willie Henderson with an Epilogue by Julius K.

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More information Seretse Khama Quotes: A Portrait of Seretse Khama, January   – Ruth Williams, 24, a secretary at Lloyd’s of London, meets Seretse Khama, 26, a law student studying law at the Temple after a year at Balliol College, Oxford.

They met at a dance. Ruth Williams Khama, or Lady Khama as she was popularly known, was the wife of Botswana's first president Sir Seretse Khama. She served as the inaugural First Lady of Botswana from to Born in a white family to British parents, Ruth Williams had the most ordinary of life until she met Seretse in a social event.

The new film A United Kingdom tells the story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, one of the greatest tales of love in the twentieth century.

“I have met a girl and I think you should meet her.'Sir, Seretse Khama really embraced the spirit of self-reliance and unity and despised racial discrimination, because he acknowledged that Botswana was a multiracial democratic society," he added.Seretse Khama nasceu no dia 1° de julho de na vila de Serowe, no então Protetorado britânico da de Sekgoma Khama e neto de Khama III, o kgosi ("chefe") dos bamanguatos, ele recebeu o nome de Sretse ("a argila que une") em referência à recente reconciliação entre seu pai e seu avô.

A mãe de Seretse, Tebogo Kebailele, foi escolhida pelo kgosi Khama para ser a.