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Botswana government has voiced its outrage over the killing of a lion famously known as Cecil The Lion in Zimbabwe.
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Thu 30 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Former Bakwena regent, Kgosi Kgosikwena Sebele has added his weight behind his peer, Kgosi Lotlamoreng II’s bid to win the hearts and minds of Goodhope/Mabule constituent...
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 15:15 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Mayor of Francistown, Sylvia Muzila, has pleaded with women to support each other for the prosperity of their businesses while officiating at the Norther...
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 15:13 pm
Parliament’s Finance and Estimates Committee has approved a series of ministerial requests for the release of P445.1 million in supplementary funding in line with the dec...
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 15:01 pm
SELEBI- PHIKWE: A 61-year-old pastor was on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years for raping a minor, while duping her into believing he was healing her from sejeso (poisoning).
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Thu 30 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Agricultural production in Botswana both in the livestock and crop sub-sectors is on a downward trend, according to the 2013 annual agricultural survey results.
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 12:00 pm
Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) CEO, Tebogo Matome says his organisation managed to register and train a record number of entrepreneurial businesses in the past 12 month...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Close to a billion Pula is held in community savings and credit vehicles, popularly know as Metshelo, a study to gauge the breadth of access to financial services in Bots...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:13 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL Mine’s Selebi Shaft is now back in operation after its operations were suspended following investigations into a recent accident that claimed lives of ...
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Fri 31 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) holds its annual general assembly in Gaborone tomorrow, uncharacteristically devoid of fireworks, as Tebogo Sebego enters his fina...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 11:59 am
The First Division South League committee is in the dark over the appointment of its secretary general, Sydney Magagane as Township Rollers general manager.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 11:42 am
Kabelano Charity Cup organisers will hold a postmortem after last weekend’s one day tournament, which drew mixed reactions.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 11:33 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: At least 60 golfers are expected to take part in the seventh edition of the Dr Kim Golf tournament this weekend.
Lifestyle
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES stands before the newly unveiled Elephant Ivory Sculpture at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone and chats with four of its...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:24 pm
After many years of studying and practicing yoga, visual artist Gopal Jayaraman, visualised the teachings and developed several artworks that depict his journey in the Hi...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:06 pm
Never undermine anything you do, always cherish the experience as one day it may come in handy! We learned this valuable lesson as movie enthusiasts watched Adam Sandler’...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:04 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Hordes of meat lovers and entertainment enthusiasts in the city are expected to flock the Francistown Club over the weekend where they would attend the maide...
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Thu 30 Jul 2015, 14:09 pm
Last week’s article discussion was focused only on the inattentive type of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 14:42 pm
Out of calculation that whoever it would be; our new president, our new secretary general and our new publicity secretary may misrepresent the decisions of the 7th Congr...
Sat 25 Jul 2015, 08:56 am
Let’s face it, the building of national music recording studios and a national music library are long overdue. But how will this project be executed in an era where the i...
Fri 24 Jul 2015, 14:01 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change [UDC] has learnt with shock of yet another fatal accident which has claimed three priceless lives at the Bamangwato Concession Limited ...
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Fri 24 Jul 2015, 15:30 pm
“If you don’t know Makgadikgadi Pans, you do not know Makgadikgadi Pans.”
Fri 24 Jul 2015, 14:30 pm
MAUN: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Blue Okavango exercise, which saw 11 airforces undertake training of air dropping goods in the Ngamiland District,...
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Dear Moononites, I am avoiding every temptation to say much before my speech at congress, which speech contains a window to my soul, a crisp view of the possibilities for...
Fri 10 Jul 2015, 16:35 pm
On the afternoon of November 11, 1970, in Uppsala, Sweden, the late founding president SIR SERETSE KHAMA delivered a moving address on the Republic’s fight for sovereignt...
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Fri 31 Jul 2015, 15:48 pm
Botswana government has voiced its outrage over the killing of a lion famously known as Cecil The Lion in Zimbabwe.
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 10:31 am
Malaysia has said that it would be "premature" to speculate on whether debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from the missing Malaysia Airlines Fli...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 13:05 pm
Two men are due to appear in court in Zimbabwe later over the killing of Cecil, the country's most famous lion.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 09:41 am
President Barack Obama capped an emotional return to his father's home country of Kenya on Sunday with an impassioned speech that was steeped in pride in his own African ...
Naledi
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 17:00 pm
Kgaolo ya botlhophi ya Good-Hope/Mabule e go buiwang ka yone e kile ya nna mo diatleng tsa phathing e e busang ya Domkraga(BDP), mme go ne ga nna semanka ngwaga e e fetil...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:17 pm
Banana ba rotloeditswe di goga kwa pele mo go inaakanyeng le ditsamaiso le merero e e ka ba tlhabololang gammogo le lefatshe la bone.
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:03 pm
Dikgaisano tsa malatsi a ga Tautona di sa tswa go wela ka botswerere jo bogolo. Naledi e ne ya buisanya le mogapasekgele sa bobedi, mo pokong ya seesimane, e bile e le mm...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:02 pm
PALAPYE: Fa re tlhodumela thata mo ditsong tsa lefatshe leno, re itlotlomatsa ka go senola seabe sa bodirela puso jwa dingwaga tsa maloba moragonyana fela ga lefatshe len...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 31 Jul 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.1420
1 GBP = Pula   15.8228
1 EUR = Pula   11.1111
1 YEN = Pula   0.0818
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7971
1 Pula = USD   0.0986
1 Pula = GBP   0.0632
1 Pula = EUR   0.09
1 Pula = YEN   12.23
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2545
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 31 Jul 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
437
BIHL
1415
CHOBE
612
CHOPPIES
495
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
390
FSG
260
FURNMART
159
G4S
349
LETLOLE
223
LETSHEGO
350
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
286
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1251
STANCHART
1270
TURNSTAR
275
WIL
475
IMARA
274
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