The Jazz King - Bogwera (Part 9)

"When I came first to Molepolole the (Anglican) church was known as the 'Chief's Church’, and I found that quite a number joined it simply because the Chief had done so.

When I was not prepared to sanction the Initiation School and other measures introduced by the Chief (Sebele II), he was reported to have said that the Church now existed no longer since it did not obey him.” Rev. W.J. Clissold

We last left off in May 1921 at a meeting in the Molepolole kgotla, where the resident commissioner, James MacGregor, confirmed that a triumvirate consisting of Sebele II’s uncles Kebohula and Moiteelasilo, along with Gaashugelwa Kgosidintsi would serve as new “Bakwena Tribal Council” to work alongside the Kgosi. Sebele was also given a final warning to comply with the Resident Commissioner’s instruction to resettle in Borakalalo along with the other residents of Ntsweng.

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A step in the right direction

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