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Headline News (Print)

WINs 26 April 2020

Today's leading stories from Botswana

By Lorraine Dudu Kinnear

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The Patriot on Sunday 26.4.2020
The Patriot on Sunday 26.4.2020Source: The Patriot on Sunday

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THE PATRIOT ON SUNDAY

LEAD STORY/S

Masisi to extend lockdown

Unions reject 6%, 10% freeze

Ntlole bites back

Release prisoners of conscience – AI

Nchalupi creates a COVID-19 digital permit

COVID-19: resumption of online contractor registration services

GENERAL

Sekwakwa: villain or victim?

Cops decry forced deductions

Govt buys P2.4 billion Covid19 supplies

The Rapula Okaile Interrogation

Our diaspora intelligentsia should be incentivised to help move our economy forward

BNF stalwart Kalake dies

BDP Youth Wing in COVID-19 scam

BUSINESS

Economy hard hit

UB’s bankable innovations

COVID-19 Essentials Supplies Loan - 42 companies apply

BIC continues fight against COVID-19

BSB announces repayment holiday

Stan Chart’s COVID-19 response

Bokomo donates P1m worth of sorghum

PPADB resumes 20nline contractor registration

Opportunities at the BSE post COVID -19

ARTS, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT

Lockdown vibes!

Are you social distancing? 16 things you can do to keep yourself busy

SPORT

London Marathon organisers in talks to clarify if race will count towards Olympic qualification

What’s next for Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce?

‘Mane has been the total package’ - De Bruyne

Coronavirus: EFL warns ‘suitable testing’ must be in place before football returns

Online chess boosted

Sport Associations tackle boardroom squabbles

Echo 26.4.2020
Echo 26.4.2020Source: EEcho

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ECHO

LEAD STORY/S

Lesotho: Thabang “dignified exit” deal sealed

Here’s what COVID-19 teaches us about “social learning” and the environment

GENERAL

Sex work faces harsh impacts on the face of a pandemic

African farmers lose export market access amid COVID-19 crisis

How Africa risks reeling from a health crisis to a food crisis

Africa: leading the way in wealth transformation

Oarabile Nchalupi creates a COVID-19 digital permit

Lesotho PM shows no signs of leaving to defuse crisis

Africa must make sure it’s part of the search for a coronavirus vaccine

WHO urges countries not to let Covid-19 eclipse other health issues

Why is used clothing more popular across Africa? We found out in Malawi

Covid-19 could cost Africa $500b, damage tourism and aviation sectors

ARTS, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT

How South Africa’s jazz musicians are making the digital

SPORT

History-making bah dreaming big with Gambia

Ethiopia’s unforgotten 1962 victory

Chipolopolo “commemorating heroes” title

Gabon/Equatorial Guinea 2012

Van Niekerk admits being “tough” in wide Kapp over favouritism fears

Sports still matter in a time when you can’t watch any

Sunday Standard 26.4.2020
Sunday Standard 26.4.2020Source: Sunday Standard

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SUNDAY STANDARD

LEAD STORY/S

Botswana in COVID-19 data censorship

Another CoA ruling casts aspersions on Judge Khan

Sekwakwa’s blunder opened up Botswana to COVID-19

Covid-19 delays bourse financials

Authority receiving complaints of unfair business practices during lockdown

Botswana’s strategic fuel reserves can cover 18 days

Maun police broke arm of assault victim during lockdown patrol

Gaps in Botswana’s official COVID-19 report worrying

COVID-19 spoils bankers party

GENERAL

The Cost of Coronavirus – A Layman’s Perspective

A guest of the state remembers

Leading the fight against an invisible enemy

BUSINESS

What does Global Oil prices fall mean for Botswana?

De Beers reduces 2020 production due to Covid-19

Turnstar Holdings blames financials delays on Covid 19

After a damper year, Botswana Banks face bleak year

Stalling the inevitable, mounting job losses on the horizon

ARTS, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT

Love in the time of COVID-19

Coronavirus being spread through adopted cultural practices

SPORT

Hunger stalks Premier League players

Botswana Chess blitzes through COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 rocks BFA foundation

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