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Coronavirus-Botswana: What is the United States Doing in Response to COVID-19 in Botswana?

The United States provided $2 billion to Gavi, the vaccine alliance, to respond to the pandemic worldwide through vaccine procurement and delivery via the COVAX facility

As of December 20, 2021 the U.S. government has provided $14.6 million in assistance to mitigate the health and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 for the people of Botswana. Of the $14.6 million in bilateral funding, $7.2 million is for health facility and community support for infection prevention and control; $1.7…

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Coronavirus- Botswana: The U.S. Government Donates P2.9 million in COVID Isolation Facilities in Bobonong

These isolation facilities are part of a broader United States effort to help Botswana’s economy

The U.S. government, through its Department of Defense (DoD), donated two isolation facilities worth over P2.9 million to the Botswana government in a handover ceremony in Bobonong.  The two facilities, constructed through the U.S. military Africa Command’s (USAFRICOM) Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid program, will support critical pandemic mitigation…

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U.S. AFRICOM Commander visits Botswana to discuss security partnership and crisis response preparedness

AFRICOM is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and is responsible for all U.S. Department of Defense operations, exercises, and security cooperation in Africa

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 the government of Botswana to advance the robust partnership between Botswana and the…

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U.S.-UK-Botswana Energy Partnership: Commemorating Energy Day at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland

High Commissioner Price and U.S. Ambassador Cloud highlighted the pivotal moment of the COP26 climate conference to kick off a decisive and critical decade of action to confront the climate crisis

On November 4, 2021, the British High Commission and the U.S. Embassy in Botswana commemorated Energy Day at the COP26 climate conference taking place in Glasgow, Scotland.  The event was an opportunity to highlight Botswana’s vast potential as a renewable energy producer and exporter. British High Commissioner Sian Price and…

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Coronavirus: United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

This assistance supports the Government of Botswana to strengthen infection prevention and control in communities and at health facilities

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged.…

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Coronavirus - Botswana: United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged.…

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Waterproofing the Roof at CDC Botswana Head Office

The Embassy plans to award a contract for this service and all interested vendors are encouraged to make competitive proposals

The Embassy of the United States of America in Gaborone, Botswana has a requirement for a contractor for: – Waterproofing the Roof at CDC Botswana Head Office at Plot 14818 Lebatlane Road, Phase One-Gaborone West. The Embassy plans to award a contract for this service and all interested vendors are…

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Media Advisory: USAID Opens New Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub in Botswana

Gaborone, August 23

U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Earl Miller will preside over the official opening ceremony of the new Botswana office of the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development, the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub works throughout the region to improve…