The Establishment Of The Protectorate (Part 6) “Have You A Commando”

We left off last week with General Warren having failed to reach a formal agreement with Sechele, though the latter had signalled that he had no intention of challenging Britain’s might.

The parting exchange between the Kgosi and the General betrayed the ambiguity of the situation:

Sechele: “I wish to say I have always been in favour of the English Government, but you have come to me prematurely. Go back and do the work you have in hand, and then we shall see the benefit of the Protectorate.”

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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