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14-Jul-2020 to 12:50

Botswana conditionally lifts ban on meetings, conferences

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted the ban on the holding of public meetings, workshops and conferences but placed squarely on the shoulders of the organisers the responsibility of ensuring that such events do not result in a spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the country.

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07-Jul-2020 to 09:11

Botswana conducts injectable HIV drug trials

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Some 91 Batswana have enrolled in a medical trial to test the efficacy of a new HIV drug, state media reported on Tuesday.

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29-Jun-2020 to 19:23

Botswana allays fears of protracted fuel crisis

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has allayed fears of a protracted fuel crisis and called on motorists to avoid stockpiling the commodity while efforts are underway to stabilise the supply situation in the country.

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26-Jun-2020 to 17:06

COVID-19: Botswana lifts ban on smoking

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted a ban on smoking imposed in April as part of the coronavirus lockdown regulations, Trade and Industry Minister Minister Peggy Serame announced on Friday.

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19-Jun-2020 to 17:36

Botswana assesses impact of COVID-19 measures

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Friday launched a survey to assess public perception of its interventions to contain the spread of coronavirus as the country aims to recalibrate its response to the pandemic.

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16-Jun-2020 to 14:10

Botswana lifts lockdown on capital city

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Tuesday lifted a lockdown imposed on the capital Gaborone last week after 16 people were suspected to have contracted the deadly coronavirus.

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03-Jun-2020 to 10:59

COVID-19: Botswana repatriates 94 nationals stranded abroad

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is facilitating the repatriation of 94 Batswana who have been stranded in various countries due to coronavirus-related lockdowns and travel restrictions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday.

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