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04-Oct-2022 to 11:49

Botswana, US strengthen cooperation on infrastructure development

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has renewed its longstanding partnership with the United States Trade and Development Agency that will see the two cooperating in the development of high-quality infrastructure in the southern African country.

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29-Sep-2022 to 09:42

Botswana lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted the mandatory wearing of masks and other remaining COVID-19 restrictions as the government announced a sharp decline in infections.

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23-Sep-2022 to 12:48

Botswana struggling to diversify economy – Masisi

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Diamond-dependent Botswana is struggling to attract investors to diversify its economy away from the mineral, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed.

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20-Sep-2022 to 06:36

Botswana to slaughter 10,000 cattle amid foot-and-mouth surge

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana plans to slaughter close to 10,000 cattle to contain the spread of foot-and-mouth disease, according to reports monitored here on Tuesday.

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25-Aug-2022 to 04:56

Botswana suspends beef exports due to foot and mouth outbreak

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has suspended exports of cattle and related meat products following a suspected foot and mouth disease outbreak in the country, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

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05-Aug-2022 to 10:45

Justice ministers approve establishment of SADC emergency centre

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Ministers responsible for justice issues in the 16-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a draft agreement for the establishment of the proposed SADC Humanitarian and Emergency Operations Centre (SHOC).

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04-Aug-2022 to 05:55

Ex-Botswana leader opts out of Kenya poll observer mission

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana President Festus Mogae has stepped down as head of the Commonwealth election observer mission for next week’s Kenya general elections, citing “unforeseen circumstances".

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