Bazezuru church fence-sit on COVID-19 vaccination

President Masisi being blessed by Bazezuru women during the Francistown West BDP candidate launch
President Masisi being blessed by Bazezuru women during the Francistown West BDP candidate launch

FRANCISTOWN: Currently, places of worship in Botswana, a country which is predominantly Christian across all faiths are open to vaccinated and unvaccinated congregants.

When the coronavirus hit Botswana’s shores in March 2020, the government introduced a raft of measures to contain its spread.

Amongst the measures that were implemented was the unpopular declaration of State of Public Emergency (SoE) for the purpose of taking appropriate and stringent initiatives to address the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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