TIL that in 1951, the future President of Botswana (then a member of the Botswanan Royal Family) and his wife were exiled to the UK for 5 years, as the South African government disapproved of their interracial marriage and the UK did not want to imperil their access to cheap resources in SA.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Williams_Khama

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