How Chadibe came into being

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Two tribal elders narrate how a 'cosmopolitan' amalgam of ethnic groups gelled over time to establish a village no different from Botswana's more homogeneous communities

CHADIBE: Chadibe is a small village located approximately 25 kilometres west of Francistown and a few kilometres north of the sprawling Borolong Village on the Francistown-Orapa Road. Its 5,000 people are proud of their origins and treasure their village's rich history.

This was amply demonstrated during Chadibe's cultural day celebrations on 29 December 2012, which was organised by the village leadership. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the origin and history of the village and educate the villagers, especially the youth, about how Chadibe had come into being.

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