24-Mar-2020 to 15:26

Covid-19: Botswana bans travel to neighbouring countries

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As a precaution to further protect Batswana from the possible spread of the virus in Botswana, the Gaborone has imposed travelling restrictions to neighbouring countries, the presidency said on Tuesday.

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23-Mar-2020 to 14:19

Botswana’s electoral body rejects calls for 2019 poll audit

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has rejected calls by the opposition Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) to conduct an audit of the outcome of the 2019 general elections.

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23-Mar-2020 to 06:00

Botswana: President Masisi quarantined after Namibia visit

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi went into self-quarantine on Sunday, a day after he attended the inauguration of President Hage Geingob of neighbouring Namibia.

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19-Mar-2020 to 14:50

Botswana closes schools amid coronavirus scare

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday became the latest country to shut down schools across the country despite not having had any confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.

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18-Mar-2020 to 13:35

Botswana bans mass gatherings but schools remain open

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As neighbouring South Africa witnessed a spike in coronavirus cases, Botswana on Wednesday suspended public gatherings of more than 50 people in an effort to stop the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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16-Mar-2020 to 16:40

Botswana bars travellers from coronavirus-hit countries

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana announced on Monday that it will no longer allow foreigners from coronavirus-hit countries to enter the southern African country.

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16-Mar-2020 to 14:02

Coronavirus: S/Africa closes border crossing points with Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Unified Revenue Service on Monday confirmed that least 12 borders that the country shares with neighbouring coronavirus-hit South Africa have been closed.

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