Gabane

Gabane

Gabane is a village in Kweneng District of Botswana. It is located 15 km (10 mi) west of Gabarone, the capital of Botswana. The population was 10,399 in 2001 census, making it the fourth largest settlement in Kweneng.

This village is originally home to BaMalete tribe. Kgosi Mosadi Seboko is the paramount chief and is stationed at Ramotswa, the capital of Balete. The elder population is still very much into agriculture while the younger generations are more urbanized.

*The culture of Gabane*

Gabane is well known for her lively music scene and night life as well as contemporary fashion trends. The village has produced several live bands like Matsieng and Franco and Afro Musica. The Gabaneans are passionate football followers. Their most successful team, Uniao Flamengo Santos, plays in the National Premier League.

Notable Natives

Gabane is home to:

keonyatse sadie sekolokwane,a dancer and poet alkhaidas,the 2005 winners of my african dream

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