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Botswana wins bid to host anti-conflict diamond watchdog

Botswana has won its bid to host the permanent secretariat of the Kimberley Process (KP), the grouping that certifies that diamonds are not used to fund rebel groups. But its members remain divided over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The KP, a coalition of governments, the diamond industry and civil society representatives, said in a statement […]

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Non-communicable diseases cause 46% deaths in Botswana – Research

Botswana has embarked on an aggressive campaign to educate its citizens about non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and appropriate preventative measures, an official said on Tuesday night. Given the high burden on NCDs in the southern African country, health authorities in Botswana are now giving more focus than it has in order to combat the scourge of […]

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