African Oral Narratives
Military Intelligence in Apartheid-era South Africa

Second interview with Joyce Kgwete by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava.

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Joyce Kgwete, considered by many as Bapedi chief in Maandagshoek, during an oral history interview with Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava.
Joyce Kgwete, considered by many as Bapedi chief in Maandagshoek, during an oral history interview with Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava. (2007)
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Creator: Kgwete, Joyce
McKinley, Dale
Veriava, Ahmed
Contributing Institutions: SAHA; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributors: Emmanuel Mokgoga (Translator)
Moses Moremi (Transcriber)
Biography: Thirty-three years old at the time of the interview, Joyce Kgwete is the wife of another chief of Maandagshoek (but considered as chief by a section of the community). She is a separated with one child. She was born in nearby Sekhukhune in a royal family and entered an arranged marriage. She came to live in Maandagshoek in 2001 and subsequently separated from her husband (who is a Section 21 director and close to Modikwa mine). She relies on her chiefly duties for income and has become involved in active opposition to Modikwa mine.
Description: This is the second interview with Joyce Kgwete conducted by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava in Maandagshoek in 2008 as part of the South African History Archive's Alternative History Project, titled 'Forgotten Voices in the Present'.
Date: February 25, 2008
Location: Maandagshoek, Limpopo, Republic of South Africa
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: Sotho
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Digitizer: SAHA
Source: SAHA collection AL3280

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