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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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23-May-2020 to 13:42

COVID-19: Botswana unveils guarantee scheme for bank loans

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Saturday unveiled a loan guarantee facility to assist companies whose operations were affected by a coronavirus lockdown imposed in early April.

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