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20-Jun-2021 to 11:52

SADC convenes extraordinary summit in Mozambique

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Southern African leaders will this week converge in the Mozambican capital Maputo to strategise on regional integration and other issues, APA learnt here on Sunday.

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15-Jun-2021 to 08:20

Botswana bans poultry imports from S/Africa amid bird flu scare

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has banned imports of live poultry and associated products from South Africa following the spread of an outbreak of bird flu in the neighbouring country, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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27-Apr-2021 to 12:21

Moody’s downgrades Botswana power utility’s credit rating

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Global rating agency Moody’s on Tuesday downgraded the long-term credit rating of Botswana’s state-owned power utility, days after it also downgraded the rating of the Botswana government last week.

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13-Apr-2021 to 09:42

Botswana probes deaths following AstraZeneca vaccination

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has launched an investigation into the death of two people after taking the AstraZeneca vaccine, the country’s health ministry said on Monday.

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02-Apr-2021 to 11:21

COVID-19: Botswana extends state of public emergency

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has extended the state of public emergency for another six months to the end of September as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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24-Mar-2021 to 13:19

Botswana tightens COVID-19 restrictions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has tightened COVID-19 restrictions for amid fears that cases of the virus are spreading across the southern African country, an official said on Wednesday.

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19-Mar-2021 to 08:54

Five Zimbabwean refugees contest repatriation to their country

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Five Zimbabwean refugees have lodged a complaint against the Botswana government over its decision to repatriate them back to their country, an official said on Friday.

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