06-Apr-2020 to 16:14

Botswana: Masisi hints on six-month state of emergency

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday announced that he would request Parliament to approve a State of Public Emergency that would last for six months as he intensifies efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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05-Apr-2020 to 20:10

Botswana-political leaders clash over state of emergency

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana's opposition leader Dumelang Saleshando on Sunday accused the presidency of bad faith over the rationale behind announcing a state of emergency with a view to tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

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03-Apr-2020 to 09:22

Botswana introduces sweeping measures to deal with COVID-19

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has moved swiftly to introduce a number of measures and regulations aimed at avoiding the spread of the coronavirus in the southern African nation.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:58

Botswana army kills poachers amid battling coronavirus

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Thursday announced that in the execution of its mission of defending Botswana’s territorial integrity, sovereignty has declared an all out war on poachers.

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02-Apr-2020 to 14:15

Botswana denies diplomatic row with Angola over river

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Thursday dismissed as false reports that there is frosty relationship between Botswana and Angola over the sharing of water from the Okavango River.

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01-Apr-2020 to 14:08

Botswana's President released from isolation

A PA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Office of the President on Wednesday announced that the Director of Health Services Malaki Tshipayagae has released President Mokgweetsi Masisi from home quarantine with immediate effect.

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31-Mar-2020 to 17:35

Botswana registers first death from Coronavirus pandemic

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana says it has registered the first victim of Coronavirus and that the victim was buried on 28th March, 2020.

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