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Three months after grossing over P600m from selling shares on the JSE, Choppies’ directors, Ramachandran Ottapathu and Farouk Ismail are in line for another bumper P452m ...
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Two months after announcing that he would resign from Parliament and active politics, Tati East Member of Parliament Samson Moyo Guma, is yet to do just that. Mmegi Staff...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Premier league (BPL) has dismissed reports that players are complaining about the P1,000 airtime given for the Man of the Match award.
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
One cannot talk about the local arts and culture sector and leave out the artistic Moratiwa Molema who has achieved a lot in a short space of time. Best known by her fir...
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Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Two months after announcing that he would resign from Parliament and active politics, Tati East Member of Parliament Samson Moyo Guma, is yet to do just that. Mmegi Staff...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 16:18 pm
The Industrial Court has suspended Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) letters that were issued to its striking workers to sign before returning to work.
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:46 pm
Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES explores the role played by James Mathokgwane in the Goodhope/Mabule by-election and concludes that the ruling party fell for a counteratta...
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
MOLEPOLOLE: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) youth wing chairperson, Andy Boatile, has been ordered to pay P1,000 per month in child maintenance for his six-year-old daugh...
Business
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Three months after grossing over P600m from selling shares on the JSE, Choppies’ directors, Ramachandran Ottapathu and Farouk Ismail are in line for another bumper P452m ...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:57 pm
A high number of Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) fail during the establishment phase of their businesses, which is in the first three to five years of operatio...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:37 pm
Botswana’s projected P4 billion budget deficit for the 2015/16 financial year could turn out to be much larger due to the downturn in the diamond market, credit rating ag...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:32 pm
Property development company, RDC Properties plans to raise P235 million through an issue of new linked units to shareholders to help fund its expansion plans across the ...
Sport
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Premier league (BPL) has dismissed reports that players are complaining about the P1,000 airtime given for the Man of the Match award.
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:32 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) chairperson, Walter Kgabung has disclosed that the chief executive officer, Bennett Mamelodi’s contract will be renewed. Mamelodi’s curr...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
PALAPYE: After last season’s 3-1 humiliation at the hands of BR Highlanders, Township Rollers coach Mark Harrison believes his side will get it right tonight at the Serow...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
As early as it is, the beMOBILE Premiership season has not only already set tongues wagging. It has drawn several talking points also. The transformation of Extension Gun...
Lifestyle
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
One cannot talk about the local arts and culture sector and leave out the artistic Moratiwa Molema who has achieved a lot in a short space of time. Best known by her fir...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:19 pm
Cultural traditional stories have been told in different forms such as oral tradition, texts and pictures. Lesotho culture has also been depicted in different forms, but ...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:18 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Night revellers in the northern part of the country will be spoiled for choice at the weekend, with a host of music gigs lined up.
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Traditional music artist, Rejoice Gaonakala, popularly known in the music circles as Jojo, will release her second album titled, Bo Rra Setori on September 11.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:35 pm
Recently, Chief Justice (CJ), Maruping Dibotelo, in his capacity as Chief Justice and Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), allegedly reported four judges to...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:54 pm
The 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum is being held in Libreville, Gabon, this week. The forum will provide an opportunity to celebrate the recent rea...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 16:07 pm
Eighteen year old Tawanda Mulalu has been named the Senior Runner-Up of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015. His winning entry was chosen by a panel of Common...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 16:44 pm
As expected, Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama's take over of SADC's chairmanship was greeted with euphoric celebrations within the corridors of right-wingers in...
Features
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 16:04 pm
In eight weeks, leaders of 53 Commonwealth nations will choose a new secretary general from four candidates, among whom is Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba, one of the country’s b...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:48 pm
Despite progress on some fronts, women still endure various forms of discrimination, harassment, violence, marginalisation and exclusion across the globe. These include f...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:40 pm
While they contemplated a year of reduced pasture due to drought, Ngamiland farmers were dealt a deathblow recently when Foot and Mouth Disease broke out in the heartland...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:40 pm
With alarming reports indicating rising Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana, Mmegi Staffer, BABOKI KAYAWE, uncovers a vicious cycle in which women’s weaker economic s...
World
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 13:58 pm
Athletics' fight against the curse of doping suffered a setback Wednesday after two Kenyan athletes failed drugs tests.
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 16:07 pm
Stock markets in New York, London, Paris and Frankfurt have fallen sharply as fears of a Chinese economic slowdown continue to haunt investors.
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 16:15 pm
One of Nelson Mandela's grandsons has been charged with raping a 15-year-old girl in South Africa.
Wed 19 Aug 2015, 10:08 am
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a libido-enhancing drug for women that has been dubbed "Female Viagra".
Naledi
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:45 pm
Go supega fa baitsaanape ba matlotlo le ditsa tlholego, ba ganetsa dikgang tse di buiwang ke bangwe tse di amang lefelo la bojanala Lenao La Ga Matsieng. Se sele kgatlhan...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:46 pm
Erile a tsena mo setilong sa bogogi jwa lefatshe leno, tautona Lt General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, a tlhoma malatsi a boitapoloso a ga tautona go nna a dikgaisanyo tsa bo...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:46 pm
MARULAMANTSI: Barui ba meraka e e gaufi le meepo ya Orapa le Karowe kwa kgaolong potlana ya Boteti, ba lela ka madi a tletse ganong ntateng ya se ba se bitsang meleko ya ...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:44 pm
Fa go buiwa ka lenao la ga Matsieng kgang e nngwe fela e Batswana ka bontsi ba e itseng. Kgang e re e itseng ke gore Matsieng ke motho wa ntlha wa mmala wa sebilo mo kgao...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 31 Aug 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.3413
1 GBP = Pula   15.9490
1 EUR = Pula   11.6144
1 YEN = Pula   0.0853
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7752
1 Pula = USD   0.0967
1 Pula = GBP   0.0627
1 Pula = EUR   0.0861
1 Pula = YEN   11.72
1 Pula = ZAR   1.29
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 28 Aug 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
440
BIHL
1438
CHOBE
623
CHOPPIES
520
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
387
FSG
269
FURNMART
135
G4S
360
LETLOLE
223
LETSHEGO
315
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
288
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1272
STANCHART
1269
TURNSTAR
282
WIL
480
IMARA
274
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