Mashilo Tseke Nchabeleng

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The banishment of Mashilo Tseke Nchabeleng, Mamogase Sebei, Kgalabotwane Tseke and Alfred Mamagale Tebeila from Sekhukhuneland, Lydenburg District, Transvaal [Limpopo Province]in 1965 was motivated on the grounds that they were “weerbarstiges” (rebels) who were opposed to BA (Bantu Administration), and interfering in the “smooth running of tribal affairs.”  It was noted that the Chief transferred them to the authority of another Chief but that they refused to move.

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

Last updated : 15-Jan-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 15-Jan-2013