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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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10-Apr-2020 to 12:47

Botswana: Concern as quarantined legislators violate isolation rules

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana legislators who were put in quarantine alongside President Mokgweetsi Masisi after exposure to COVID-19 have allegedly breached the isolation rules, APA learnt here Friday.

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09-Apr-2020 to 14:46

Botswana lawmakers endorse request for six-month state of emergency

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s parliament on Thursday approved a request by President Mokgweetsi Masisi for a six-month state of emergency to allow the country to respond to the threat posed by the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

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09-Apr-2020 to 14:16

Botswana president, parliamentarians to be quarantined

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Parliamentarians will have to be quarantined after they came into contact with a nurse who tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Thursday.

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07-Apr-2020 to 12:04

COVID-19: Botswana bans imports, sales of cigarettes, related products

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has banned imports and sales of cigarettes and related products as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, APA learned here Tuesday.

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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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