British stars David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike are portraying the pair whose relationship became the focus of a crisis between Britain and Botswana’s neighbour South Africa, which was about to introduce apartheid.The extraordinary love story of the late Botswanan president Sir Seretse Khama and his middle-class white English wife Ruth Williams endured despite all the obstacles and outrage - it has now been made into a film Their union was fiercely opposed by her father and Seretse’s family.They also won several awards at the MOBO Awards for Best song for "Beat Again" in 2009 and also Best Newcomer in the same year.In 2010 they won the MOBO Awards for Best UK act and Best Album.
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