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Botswana: Country in Southern Africa
Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Botswana is topographically flat, with approximately 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. It is connected by the Kazungula Bridge to Zambia, across the world’s shortest border between two countries.

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Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Karriss Artingstall advances to women's 57kg boxing round of 16

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Botswana lifts coronavirus lockdown in capital city

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Botswana to end 48-day lockdown at midnight

Botswana will end a 48-day lockdown at midnight on Wednesday, allowing all businesses and schools to reopen under strict conditions as it tries to restart an economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Botswana's president, lawmakers out of quarantine after testing negative for coronavirus

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Botswana's entire parliament quarantined after coronavirus scare

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