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SEALED- BID AUCTION The United States Embassy Botswana will be conducting a sealed-bid auction. Items for sale includes household furniture, appliances, and vehicles. Dec. 2-3, 2021 12:00 PM – 05:30 PM & Dec. 4-5, 2021 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM Address:  Gaborone West Industrial Plot 22038, Unit 9 and 10 (opposite of Parmalat). Please do ...
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U.S. Embassy Commemorates World AIDS Day to Highlight USG Support for Botswana’s HIV Response

This year the United States is commemorating World AIDS Day under the global theme, “End inequalities. End AIDS.” to underscore the U.S. government’s support of Botswana’s HIV response.  The United States and Botswana have a longstanding global health-focused partnership and work closely together to combat the impact of HIV / AIDS in Botswana and reduce ...
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Joint Statement on Court of Appeals Decision on Decriminalization:  A Victory for Human Rights and LGBTQI+ Persons 

Press Release November 29, 2021   The Embassy of the United States of America, the Embassy of France, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Delegation of the European Union, the British High Commission, the Australian High Commission, and the High Commission of Canada welcome the Botswana Court of Appeals decision to affirm the repeal of Section 164 of ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana, November 27, 2021

Location: Southern African Countries Event:  On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction due to the detection of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in southern Africa. The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and certain other categories of travelers. See the text of the announcement here:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/11/26/a-proclamation-on-suspension-of-entry-as-immigrants-and-nonimmigrants-of-certain-additional-persons-who-pose-a-risk-of-transmitting-coronavirus-disease-2019//. The new restrictions will take effect ...
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U.S. AFRICOM Commander Visits Botswana to Discuss Security Partnership and Crisis Response Preparedness

Press Release November 26, 2021 U.S. AFRICOM Commander Visits Botswana to Discuss Security Partnership and Crisis Response Preparedness In a November 21-23 visit to Botswana, the Commander of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), General Stephen J. Townsend, met with Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, the Honorable Dr. Lemogang Kwape, and senior military members of ...
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