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SADC leaders put forward show of unity over Mozambique insurgency

Southern African leaders put forward a show of unity on Thursday as they discussed a solution to the Mozambican insurgency.

Leaders of the South African Development Community’s (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security met with Mozambique in a closed session to discuss the recommendations of a technical committee that assessed the threat in…

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New lockdown looms in Zimbabwe

Three weeks after relaxing the stringent lockdown, the Zimbabwe government says it won't hesitate to impose another lockdown.

It's warning citizens against being careless about coronavirus protocols.

The country's COVID-19 infection rate appears to be increasing again.

This after falling to its lowest level in past weeks. 

The country now has over…

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Botswana joins hands with private sector in COVID-19 vaccine procurement, rollout

Botswana’s president has included the country’s private sector in the COVID-19 vaccine deployment plan through Business Botswana (BB), which is Botswana’s apex body for business operators.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Wednesday in a statement he has given the private sector in Botswana to procure the COVID-19 vaccine through the establishment…

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Botswana eases COVID restrictions despite rising death toll

Botswana, which saw COVID-19 deaths surpass 300 this week, has lifted a ban on alcohol sales and eased curfew restrictions. But President Mokgweetsi Masisi extended an existing curfew.

In a televised address, Masisi said rising COVID-19 cases mean the curfew will continue until the end of March. Botswana introduced a nine-hour curfew in December,…

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