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After Decades In Exile, Botswana Tribal Group Leaves Zimbabwe

  • Martin Ngwenya

After long negotiations, the Zimbabwean government finally agreed to the repatriation to Botswana of about 600 descendants John Nswazwi, a chief who fled to Zimbabwe in the 1940s. It took the Nswazwi four years to secure permission to go home.

In Botswana, some of their fellow Bakalanga tribespeople say they are thrilled at the development. But others say they are worried about reintegrating the Nswazwi.

From Nswazwi village in Botswana, correspondent Martin Ngwenya reported.

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