African Oral Narratives
Military Intelligence in Apartheid-era South Africa

An interview with unemployed worker and lifelong Rammolutsi resident Mokete Tsolotlo by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava.

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Creator: McKinley, Dale
Tsolotlo, Mokete
Veriava, Ahmed
Contributing Institutions: SAHA; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributors: Bramage Sekete (Translator)
Moses Moremi (Transcriber)
Biography: In his fifties at the time of the interview, Mokete Tsolotlo was born and grew up in Rammolutsi where his parents ran a general dealer store. He used to work at the main local factory in Viljoenskroon. Mokete suffers from high blood pressure and has applied unsuccessfully for a disability grant. He has five children by two marriages. Four children and his second wife live with him in a Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) house and backyard shack.
Description: This interview with Mokete Tsolotlo, an unemployed worker and lifelong Rammolutsi resident, was conducted by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava in Rammolutsi in 2007 as part of the South African History Archive's Alternative History Project, titled 'Forgotten Voices in the Present'.
Date: July 23, 2007
Location: Rammolutsi, Free State, Republic of South Africa
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: Tswana
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Digitizer: SAHA
Source: SAHA collection AL3280

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