Back 4D Future: The Establishment Of The Protectorate (Part 22) � �The 4 Dikgosi Arrive Britain�

We last left off in the evening of Wednesday the 21st of August 1895 with the united Batswana delegation, which now included the Barolong booRatshidi heir Kgosi Besele along with Dikgosi Bathoen, Khama and Sebele, having finally embarked for England aboard the ocean liner RMS Tantallon Castle.

Also on board where their respective tribal secretaries - Stephen Lefenya, David Sebonego, Simeon Seisa and Kehutile Gohiwamang – as well as Bathoen’s brother Kwenaetsile and the Rev. W.C. Willoughby.

As none of the Batswana had taken an ocean passage before, they took some days to overcome the effects of seasickness as well as adjust to the thought of no land in sight. On the 2nd of September 1895, the ship made landfall at the Portuguese island of Madeira, where the Dikgosi were greeted with a “Welcome to Europe” message sent by well wishers awaiting their arrival in England. The ship docked at Plymouth Sound in the early morning of Friday the 6th of September 1895.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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