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Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) will pay back about P286 million it borrowed from the bond market in 2010.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
Another legal battle between the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and President Ian Khama is brewing after LSB served government legal advisor, the Attorney General (AG) thi...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
The first time he busted on the scene in My African Dream talent show with the verse ‘Dintshang’, it was already written in the stars that A.T.I was going to be a star.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 18:00 pm
Even though armed robbery is a global phenomenon, as there is no country that is immune to it, in Botswana it seems to be spiraling out of control as evidenced by the rec...
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17 November 2017
Even though armed robbery is a global phenomenon, as there i...
17 November 2017
Another legal battle between the Law Society of Botswana (LS...
17 November 2017
President Robert Mugabe’s 38-year reign is over, according t...
17 November 2017
Three political parties, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Bo...
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16 November 2017
There is euphoria in the air.

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Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
Another legal battle between the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and President Ian Khama is brewing after LSB served government legal advisor, the Attorney General (AG) thi...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 18:00 pm
Even though armed robbery is a global phenomenon, as there is no country that is immune to it, in Botswana it seems to be spiraling out of control as evidenced by the rec...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: Justice Michael Leburu yesterday dismissed an application by Sunday Standard newspaper seeking to subpoena directors of the Directorate on Corruption and Economi...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 18:00 pm
Three political parties, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are said to be recruiting Andrew Motsama...
Business
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) will pay back about P286 million it borrowed from the bond market in 2010.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:40 pm
Provisional liquidator of the defunct Lerala Mine wants to auction out some non-core assets of the mine in order to sustain the liquidation process.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:33 pm
Consumer inflation has softened to sit at the lower end of the Bank of Botswana (BoB) objective, in line with forecasts that informed last month’s cut in the benchmark ba...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:33 pm
The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) has called for the introduction of affordable and tailor-made annuity products in order to influence the...
Sport
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:07 pm
The long running impasse between two Mochudi Centre Chiefs factions appears destined for another showdown with both parties pulling in different directions.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:02 pm
The Zebras’ delay from their Gabon trip has led to the postponement of two interesting BTC Premiership clashes, which were scheduled for this weekend.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:00 pm
Mogakolodi ‘Tsotso’ Ngele says he is ready to quit former South African league champions, Mamelodi Sundowns in search of regular game time.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 16:57 pm
Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng has made it into The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA) board following yester...
Lifestyle
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 19:00 pm
The first time he busted on the scene in My African Dream talent show with the verse ‘Dintshang’, it was already written in the stars that A.T.I was going to be a star.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 17:19 pm
James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic’s fascinating tale is still alluring audiences. On a boat at Sedudu Island Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE recently observed that...
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 17:11 pm
Legendary kwaito trio, TKZee is set to shut down this year’s last installment of Mascom Live Sessions on December 15 at BotswanaCraft.
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 14:55 pm
Veteran local rapper, Fosta Juliano has teamed up with South African veteran rapper, Proverb and lyricist, Reason on tracks from his upcoming album, All I need.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 12:44 pm
This is an unedited statement from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) issued yesterday in response to Zimbabwe political crisis
Fri 03 Nov 2017, 11:42 am
The role of women in driving the growth and diversification of Botswana’s economy is becoming more and more evident and experts believe that the acquisition of financial ...
Fri 27 Oct 2017, 13:03 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) has just emerged from the most grueling and bruising battle with itself. Many of its members have been emotionally hurt and disc...
Thu 26 Oct 2017, 15:16 pm
The news item titled “DIS targets Judge Moroka” which appeared in the Mmegi newspaper on October, 20, 2017, comprises false statements and concoctions which have no groun...
Features
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 12:23 pm
In his near four-decade hold on power, President Robert Mugabe presided over the implosion of an economy that once was hailed as the “breadbasket of Africa”. Staff Writer...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 12:09 pm
Southern African Development Community (SADC) is apparently engaged in a conspiracy of silence while a loyal member, Zimbabwe has reached a boiling point. Mmegi Staff Wri...
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 11:45 am
FRANCISTOWN: Political and social commentator, Ndulamo Morima believes that SADC has let down the people of Zimbabwe.
Fri 10 Nov 2017, 15:55 pm
History shows that revolutions around the world were either started by one person or just a small group of people.
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Mon 23 Oct 2017, 15:22 pm
Hot on the heels of their recent famous victory in Botswana courts that released all Khato Civils frozen millions of Pula and cleared the company's executive chairman Sim...
Fri 06 Oct 2017, 12:18 pm
Black Owned Civil Engineering giants, Khato Civils and South Zambezi are officially among the few black owned construction companies to achieve the maximum Construction ...
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 23:16 pm
For South African businessman, Simbi Phiri, dignity and reputation are worth than all the gold a man can have.
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Renowned as a master farmer in his home village of Kanye and beyond, Sir Ketumile Masire met his march in Vlado Rubezic, somewhere around 1993 when he walked into Feed Ce...
World
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 11:50 am
Government yesterday held a high-level meeting on the Zimbabwe turmoil and adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach on the developing crisis in the northern neighbour.
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 11:49 am
FRANCISTOWN: While the nation of Zimbabwe has been rocked by a military takeover, calm was prevailing yesterday at several border villages near the second city, although ...
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 11:37 am
FRANCISTOWN: As Zimbabwe is gripped by a state of confusion following the military’s “bloodless correction”, the Botswana government has advised its people against travel...
Tue 14 Nov 2017, 23:45 pm
Zimbabwe's ruling party has accused the country's army chief of "treasonable conduct" after he warned of a possible military intervention in politics.
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Naledi
Wed 15 Nov 2017, 19:01 pm
Se ya bo ele karabo e tlhalosa fa lekalana la dithuso tsa madi a go gweba la Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Authority (CEDA), le tla seke le tlhome ofisi kwa kgaolon...
Wed 15 Nov 2017, 18:56 pm
Setswana se a tle se re, di nwang di a dibosanya. Se raya gore, tiro e dirwa ka go amoganwa kgotsa ka go fapaanelwa.
Wed 15 Nov 2017, 18:54 pm
Lephata la Botsogo le Boitekanelo le boloditse letsholo la go nosa bana lerothodi la Vitamin A le go bolelwang le thusa bana ka dikotla tse di farologanyeng tse di tlhokw...
Wed 01 Nov 2017, 14:36 pm
E rile bosheng Sepodisi sa Botswana se eseng sa seaparo, ga mmogo le makalana a mangwe a twantsho borukhutlhi, ba bolotsa letsholo la go lwantsha borukhutlhi jwa go gweba...
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
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1 GBP = Pula   13.8504
1 EUR = Pula   12.3153
1 YEN = Pula   0.0937
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7472
1 Pula = USD   0.0953
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The 2017 State of the Nation Address in pictures
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Mapantsula Parade at Ramotswa
Mapantsula from across the country came together in Ramotswa last weekend. They paraded on the streets and entertained crowds with their dances.
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