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22-Oct-2021 to 05:32

Botswana, SADC sign armoury depot pact

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has signed an agreement with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) under which Gaborone will host an armoury and peacekeeping logistics depot for the SADC Standby Brigade.

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10-Sep-2021 to 09:16

AfDB approves $137m loan for Botswana’s post-COVID recovery

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Development Bank has approved a US$137-million loan to support Botswana’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery, the bank announced on Friday.

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08-Sep-2021 to 08:22

Botswana lifts suspension on sporting activities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has lifted a suspension on sporting activities, citing the reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases.

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01-Sep-2021 to 10:28

Experts forecast wet 2021/22 rainfall season for SADC region

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Most parts of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are expected to receive normal to above-normal rainfall during the forthcoming 2021/22 farming season that kicks off in October, weather experts announced on Wednesday.

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07-Aug-2021 to 15:59

Olympics: Botswana snatches bronze in 4x400m men’s relay

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana set a new African recorded as it snatched a well-deserved bronze medal in the final of the men’s 4x400 metres relay at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

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04-Aug-2021 to 08:59

Botswana soldier dies in Mozambique accident - Official

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A member of the Botswana Defence Force has died while on duty in Mozambique’s troubled Cabo Delgado province, a BDF spokesperson announced on Wednesday.

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26-Jul-2021 to 09:33

SADC economy contracts by 4.8% in 2020 - Report

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The economy of the 16-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) contracted by 4.8 percent in 2020 on the back of coronavirus-induced recession, according to a report published by the regional bloc on Monday.

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