The Native Affairs Department (NAD) sought a prominent supporter for its policies in Sekhukhuneland, Lydenburg District, [Northern] Transvaal [now Limpopo Province].  The NAD focussed its attention on Morwamotse Sekhukhune, who was officially installed as the Paramount Chief (PC) on 20 August 1953.  However, he ”began a cat and mouse game that was to drag on for years,” suggesting private support for state interventions but refraining from providing any public commitment and support.


• Contribution by Professor S. Badat on Banishment, Rhodes University, 2012. From the book, Forgotten People - Political Banishment under Apartheid by Professor S. Badat

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