Kgafela II and family have no SA Passports and IDs

Published: 4/May/2015
Source: The Monitor (Mmegi Online, Gaborone)

“We are ridiculed as “batho ba Botswana” (people from Botswana) when we claim our legitimate birth right.’’y

It has come to light that contrary to general assumptions that Bakgatla King Kgafela II has attained South African citizenship, the king together with his family and uncle Ramono are being frustrated by the South African government in their efforts to get South African passports and Identity cards.

This frustration has been laid bare by none other than Kgafela himself, writing for his blog, the king’s journal.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Identity Documents
Regions: Southern Africa, South Africa
Year: 2015