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26-Apr-2020 to 14:28

Botswana: Leaked document on COVID-19 fight spark alarm

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Sunday tendered an apology to the nation after it emerged that a leaked document about COVID-19 relating to disinfection of supermarkets in the capital Gaborone sparked alarm among members of the public.

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25-Apr-2020 to 11:38

Botswana shelves public service salary hike

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Minister of Presidential Affairs Kabo Morwaeng said Saturday that the government has deferred a 6 percent and 10 percent salary increase for public servants for at least six (6) months for the current financial year.

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24-Apr-2020 to 16:51

Botswana economy set to shrink by 13.1 percent

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said Friday it expects it economy to shrink by 13.1% this financial year due to the effects of coronavirus pandemic.

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24-Apr-2020 to 15:20

Botswana, S/Africa discuss Lesotho political crisis

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday hosted a special envoy from his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the ongoing political crisis in Lesotho.

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24-Apr-2020 to 09:17

Stigma blights Botswana’s fight against COVID-19 – Taskforce

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A presidential taskforce that is guiding Botswana on how to contain the spread of coronavirus warned Friday that the virus could spiral out of control due to social stigma.

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23-Apr-2020 to 11:55

Botswana witnesses spike in COVID-19 local transmissions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana health officials have warned members of the public to reduce unnecessary movements amid a spike in the number of local transmissions of the deadly coronavirus.

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22-Apr-2020 to 12:05

Botswana's Masisi fires senior health officials over alleged COVID-19 fallout

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has fired two senior health officials over alleged disagreements on some of the interventions aimed at containing the spread of Coronavirus, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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