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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana Event: Phase 3 Re-Opening Permits and Requirements The Government of Botswana has moved to Phase 3 in its gradual re-opening of the economy. Phase 3 provisionally lasts from May 15 through May 22, during which a whole range of shops and industries may re-open. The best place to find the latest updates, lists, regulations, ...
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U.S. Government Contributes 56 Million Pula to COVID-19 Response in Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana; April 30, 2020. – The United States government is contributing 56 million Pula ($4.65 million) to the Government of Botswana’s COVID-19 pandemic response. This total includes the $1.5 million in assistance announced by the U.S. government on April 16. This funding will support Botswana’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, treat those ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

April 28, 2020 Location:  Botswana Event:  Phased Reduction in Extreme Social Distancing President Masisi announced the extension of the period of extreme social distancing for one additional week, through May 7, with additional phased reduction in regulations based on the threat level of the virus. If the threat eases, the lockdown may be lifted more quickly. ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana (4/23/2020) Location:  Botswana Event:  COVID-19 Travel Permits Online and Repatriation Information The Government of Botswana announced that those in need of movement permits during the state of emergency may apply online at https://www.gov.bw/ . Those who wish to leave their homes for all purposes must get a travel permit from the Government of Botswana. Enter ...
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2021-22 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (Deadline Extended to May 1, 2020)

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the competition for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for the 2021-22 academic year. The Embassy encourages interested parties to submit proposals relating to public health, environmental science, computer science, cybersecurity, rural development, and other STEM related subjects. The deadline for submitting application materials online is Tuesday, April 14, ...
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