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Serowe

(sĕrō`wā), town (1989 est. pop. 90,000), E central Botswana. Located in a fertile, well-watered area, it is a trade and commerce center. There is a memorial to Khama IIIKhama III
, d. 1923?, chief of the Ngwato people of Bechuanaland (now Botswana) from 1875 until his death; grandfather of Sir Seretse Khama. To counter threats from neighboring Africans and from the Boers (Afrikaners) of S Africa, he and other chiefs arranged (1885) for Great
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, chief of the Ngwato in the late 19th and early 20th cent.

Serowe

 

a city in Botswana, in southern Africa. Population, 43,200 (1971). Serowe is the trade center for a cattle-breeding and irrigated farming region.

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Gontebanye was born on 21th August 1939 at Serowe in the Central District of Botswana where he grow up and pursued his first formal education.
Head wrote novels, shorts stories and nonfiction that are set in Serowe.
In partnership with Addenbrooke's Abroad, the charity has established a vision centre in the Sekgoma Memorial Hospital in Serowe, funded by a Seeing is Believing grant from Standard Chartered Bank.
Paratypes: BOTSWANA: 1[male] 'Botswana SE2226BD/Farmers Brigade 5 km/SE of Serowe Hillside/N slope P Forchhammer/Malaise Trap 2/xi-86'.
The consultative workshops covered places like Maun, Francistown, Serowe, Palapye, Selebi Phikwe, Gaborone, Lobatse, Ghanzi and Tsabong.
Loneliness brought back the memories of his childhood in Serowe where life was uncomplicated.
Tshekedi replaced his elder brother as MP for their ancestral home, Serowe North-West, when the president was preparing himself to take office.
Other towns--Francistown (83,023), Selebi-Phikwe (49,849), Molepolole (54,561), Kanye (40,628), Serowe (42,444), Mahalapye (39,719), Lobatse (29,689), Maun (43,776), Mochudi (36,962).
In 2002, Botswana initiated its national treatment program in Gaborone, Francistown, Serowe and Maun and by 2005, over 32 sites across the country were providing antiretroviral therapy (ART).
One of the roads passed by the house of the first president from Palapye to Serowe, and they offered him to build it first, and he said 'I'll wait my turn', and he did.
As a young doctor at Serowe Hospital in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, Dr Moikangoa encountered racial prejudice, with some white maternity patients objecting to being in his care.
Head, after all, was not a prolific writer (certainly not as measured in her total published output: rive novels, two story collections, one social history of Serowe and some miscellaneous autobiographical writings).