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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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31-Mar-2020 to 09:34

Botswana declares 28-day COVID-19 lockdown

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Tuesday declared a state of emergency and a 28-day lockdown scheduled to commence at midnight on April 2 as a response to the fight against coronavirus.

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30-Mar-2020 to 14:02

Coronavirus stumps Botswana’s diamond auction

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Diamond giant De Beers has cancelled a diamond auction set for Botswana on Monday, citing the non-availability of international buyers who have failed to travel to the southern African country due global restrictions imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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