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23-Sep-2020 to 12:55

Botswana temporarily lifts ban on exports of live cattle

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has temporarily lifted a ban on exports of live cattle in a move that will local livestock farmers selling their animals for slaughter in neighbouring countries, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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21-Sep-2020 to 13:44

Botswana: Bacterial ingestion behind mass elephant deaths - Experts

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The death of more than 300 elephants in Botswana early this year was due to ingestion of water-borne bacteria and was not caused by poaching activity, experts said on Monday.

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16-Sep-2020 to 13:16

SADC mulls election guidelines during health emergencies

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ministerial troika responsible for peace and security issues in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) met on Wednesday to discuss guidelines on election observation during emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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11-Sep-2020 to 13:10

Above-normal rainfall expected in SADC in 2020/21 season - Forecast

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Most parts of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are expected to receive normal to above-normal rainfall during the forthcoming 2020/21 farming season that kicks off in October, according to a forecast published on Friday.

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08-Sep-2020 to 12:25

Botswana recalls glass contaminated fruit juices

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Health on Tuesday recalled batches of South African-made fruit juices amid fears that the drinks may have been contaminated with small pieces of glass.

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04-Sep-2020 to 16:19

Botswana: Masisi lifts alcohol ban despite spike in COVID-19 cases

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi has lifted a ban on the sale of alcohol and consumption of beer in public places as part of efforts by the Botswana government to relax measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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02-Sep-2020 to 12:40

Botswana developing labour market information system

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is developing an information system that will allow it to monitor and report on labour market patterns and trends as well as match the needs of the job market with the training curriculum, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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