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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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17-Jul-2021 to 12:30

SADC deploys intervention force to Mozambique

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has presented the instruments for the deployment of a regional force to Mozambique where Islamic State-linked jihadists are wreaking havoc in the northern-most Cabo Delgado province.

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13-Jul-2021 to 09:29

Botswana warns citizens against travel to S/Africa, eSwatini

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Tuesday warned its citizens to avoid travelling to South Africa and eSwatini where violent protests have disrupted daily activities and put people’s lives in danger.

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