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18-Mar-2020 to 13:35

Botswana bans mass gatherings but schools remain open

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As neighbouring South Africa witnessed a spike in coronavirus cases, Botswana on Wednesday suspended public gatherings of more than 50 people in an effort to stop the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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16-Mar-2020 to 16:40

Botswana bars travellers from coronavirus-hit countries

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana announced on Monday that it will no longer allow foreigners from coronavirus-hit countries to enter the southern African country.

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16-Mar-2020 to 14:02

Coronavirus: S/Africa closes border crossing points with Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Unified Revenue Service on Monday confirmed that least 12 borders that the country shares with neighbouring coronavirus-hit South Africa have been closed.

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16-Mar-2020 to 10:58

Botswana: Masisi officially kicks Khama out of ruling party

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has officially terminated former president Ian Khama’s membership of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), APA learnt here Monday.

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13-Mar-2020 to 12:46

COVID 19: Foreign trips by Botswana officials banned

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday announced the suspension of foreign trips by government officials as well as the hosting of international meetings or conferences in the country.

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11-Mar-2020 to 12:47

Botswana’s Masisi denies abusing public funds

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Wednesday dismissed reports that public funds have been used to finance President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s private rural homestead at Sekoma village in the western part of the country.

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08-Mar-2020 to 21:25

Botswana imposes self-quarantines for travelers from coronavirus-hit nations

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has announced it is introducing mandatory self-quarantines for tourists and travellers from countries that have confirmed the outbreaks of the coronavirus in their territories, APA learned Sunday.

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