Serowe

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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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Former President Mogae was born in Serowe, Botswana, in 1939.
Bessie Head wrote this short autobiographical piece as a preface to her story about witchcraft in Serowe, Botswana, the town that she made her home after leaving South Africa for political reasons on a one-way exit permit in 1964.
The bull rhino had been brought to the Khama Rhino Sanctuary at Serowe, Botswana, from a wildlife park to save it from poachers.
2 Much of Head's correspondence, which includes approximately 2,000 letters, has been catalogued by the Khama III Museum in Serowe, Botswana.