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FRANCISTOWN: Michael Anthony’s ambition has always been to be self-employed.“I find it hard to explain why I have always wanted to establish my own business but I have al...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:03 pm
A last minute ditch by the UDC to talk the BCP out of contestiang the Goodhope-Mabule Bye-election has failed.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:02 pm
Premier League giants, Township Rollers defended their Kabelano Charity Cup after beating arch-rivals Mochudi Centre Chiefs 3-2 in a salivating match played at the Nation...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Gaborone based traditional group, Mafitlhakgosi rescued what appeared to be a dull cultural festival with an exceptional performance at Tati River Lodge ...
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PALAPYE: Chief Magistrate Rebecca Motsamai on Thursday slapp...
27 July 2015
Public servants working for the various District Councils wo...
24 July 2015
The country’s first albino models, the Motsopa siblings, are...
27 July 2015
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Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:03 pm
A last minute ditch by the UDC to talk the BCP out of contestiang the Goodhope-Mabule Bye-election has failed.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 15:43 pm
PALAPYE: Chief Magistrate Rebecca Motsamai on Thursday slapped 53-year-old Daniel Mosinyi of Maunatlala village with a 15-year prison term for a single count of rape. Mos...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 15:42 pm
Public servants working for the various District Councils would soon have their careers in the mercy of local VDC’s, thanks to a newly launched monitoring policy to be kn...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 15:22 pm
A group of villagers from Tswapong put on a spirited fight at the Lobatse High Court yesterday to stop the elections scheduled today to determine the name of the village ...
Business
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:04 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Michael Anthony’s ambition has always been to be self-employed.“I find it hard to explain why I have always wanted to establish my own business but I have al...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 14:48 pm
Freddie has to go on a trip to Maun to oversee the commissioning of a work project that is about to be completed.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 14:47 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana and Aflateen have developed a partnership that aims to provide financial literacy to young people in Botswana.
Mon 13 Jul 2015, 18:04 pm
Junior Achievement Botswana (JAB) is attaining its mission of empowering young Batswana to succeed in the ‘world of work’ through a dynamic entrepreneurship, work readine...
Sport
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:02 pm
Premier League giants, Township Rollers defended their Kabelano Charity Cup after beating arch-rivals Mochudi Centre Chiefs 3-2 in a salivating match played at the Nation...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 13:07 pm
The national Under-20 women’s football team has been knocked out of the World Cup qualifiers by South Africa on a 9-1 aggregate score.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 13:03 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) national team manager, Phetogo Tsheko has revealed that their intention is to bring home four medals from the upcoming All Africa G...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 12:54 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) hosted a highly competitive international and interclub boxing friendly tournament at the University of Botswana (UB) on Saturday.
Lifestyle
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Gaborone based traditional group, Mafitlhakgosi rescued what appeared to be a dull cultural festival with an exceptional performance at Tati River Lodge ...
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 13:20 pm
The annual Barclays Kabelano Charity cup, which features four of Botswana’s top football clubs, was held at the National Stadium on Saturday.
Mon 13 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Motlha Mompe is the winner of My Star Season 9. The 21-year emerged victorious after an intense Finale at the Boipuso Hall on Friday night.
Mon 13 Jul 2015, 15:23 pm
The best artists in Botswana showcased their works at the 8th Annual President’s Day National Art, Basket and Craft Exhibition at the National Museum on Friday.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 16:10 pm
I am ashamed of my Chibuku story, my shebeen story, where chibuku sales held hopes of that elusive dream to swim out of poverty, to survive.
Mon 13 Jul 2015, 15:16 pm
My Dear Idol Guma Samson Moyo. You may not know me, because you and I travel different paths in life. You, the rich and powerful, me, something else. I grew up admiring y...
Mon 13 Jul 2015, 14:44 pm
For many years, I thought I was living a normal life until I met someone who lived one. Hello world, this is my story…
Mon 06 Jul 2015, 14:36 pm
It is always interesting to read how international organisations especially embassies resident here view us as a democracy.
Features
Mon 15 Jun 2015, 15:52 pm
More often, society tends to wait for heroes to shuffle off this mortal coil before they can eulogise them for the positive contribution they brought while still alive.
Mon 04 May 2015, 15:55 pm
Dear reader please be patient and tolerant as you read part of my personal diary. I lost my family through my confessions and I hope you will not be tempted to disown me...
Mon 30 Mar 2015, 15:54 pm
Once more the Directorate of Public Prosecutions(DPP) has withdrawn a so called “high profile corruption case”.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 13:49 pm
She was supposed to be doing Form 5 this year, but because she was simply too good for words, she wrote her Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE)...
World
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 10:11 am
A batch of Kenyan newborn babies have been named in honour of President Barack Obama’s visit to the country — with some mothers evidently hoping their offspring will be f...
Tue 14 Jul 2015, 14:14 pm
Followers of a Pretoria based church were ordered to consume a live snake and told it would become and taste like chocolate.
Tue 07 Jul 2015, 09:47 am
BULAWAYO: A former employee of a named Bulawayo lodge has revealed shocking information about several lodges in and around Bulawayo installing hidden video recording came...
Mon 29 Jun 2015, 17:24 pm
An Islamic court has sentenced nine people to death for insulting the Prophet Muhammad in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.
Naledi
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 12:10 pm
KANG: Mopalamente wa pele wa Phathi ya Puo-Phaa, e bile a ne a emetse ditlhopho tsa ngogola kwa kgaolong ya Kgalagadi Bokone, ka talama ya Sekhukhu (UDC), Phillip Khwae, ...
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 11:57 am
ORAPA: Monna wa dingwaga tse di masome a mabedi le bosupa (27) wa kgotla ya Tawana kwa Letlhakane, Gakeolatlhe Godirwang, o lebanwe ke kgwetlho e tona ya go iphemela mo m...
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 11:56 am
GANTSI: Mo loetong la gagwe la go lekola banni ba dikgaolo dingwe tsa Gantsi, pele ga phuthego kgolo ya BMD (Botswana Movement for Democracy), moeteledipele ebile ele Tau...
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 11:42 am
BOTETI: E rile bosheng barui ba kgaolo potlana ya Boteti Botlhaba, ba rotloediwa go inaakanya le go rua letsopa la kgomo ya Bonsmara, ba bolelelwa fa e le yone fela le le...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.0705
1 GBP = Pula   15.6740
1 EUR = Pula   11.1483
1 YEN = Pula   0.0816
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7999
1 Pula = USD   0.0993
1 Pula = GBP   0.0638
1 Pula = EUR   0.0897
1 Pula = YEN   12.26
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2501
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 27 Jul 2015
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BARCLAYS
433
BIHL
1415
CHOBE
600
CHOPPIES
490
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
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FSG
260
FURNMART
159
G4S
349
LETLOLE
222
LETSHEGO
326
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
286
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1251
STANCHART
1270
TURNSTAR
272
WIL
470
IMARA
274
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