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Government has deferred royalty payments for the struggling copper miners, as part of efforts to save jobs in the mining industry, which has been hit hard by weak interna...
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Early this year, the Ian Khama administration introduced a monitoring system to identify critical media and starve them of advertising.
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Ben Kgomela has quickly dismissed reports the team refused to train yesterday over unpaid allowances and in so...
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Looking at the latest works of sculptor Joseph Piet, particularly the three fibreglass rhinos, one cannot help but admire the mastery in the art.
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Fri 22 May 2015, 18:03 pm
Early this year, the Ian Khama administration introduced a monitoring system to identify critical media and starve them of advertising.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:36 pm
The minister of education and skills development, Unity Dow is facing accusations of unprofessionalism and intimidation by her former client over a deal that went sour
Fri 22 May 2015, 14:47 pm
The African Peer Review Mechanism secretariat is struggling to finance its operations and was recently forced to suspend a review exercise of Djibouti in East Africa. Oth...
Fri 22 May 2015, 14:41 pm
MAUN: Government has mobilised the army and Special Support Group (SSG) to monitor and patrol elephants’ encroachment and destruction of the veterinary fences in the Hai...
Business
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:04 pm
Government has deferred royalty payments for the struggling copper miners, as part of efforts to save jobs in the mining industry, which has been hit hard by weak interna...
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:06 pm
Government will today be locked in the final round of crunch talks with De Beers and representatives of the Botswana Diamonds Manufacturers Association (BDMA) aimed at cr...
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:03 pm
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has urged listed companies to increase the amount of free-float shares in order to increase trading and boost liquidity.
Fri 22 May 2015, 14:57 pm
No, this is not anything to do with food poisoning although that seems to be an on-going risk due to the often lamentable state of hygiene in certain stores and restauran...
Sport
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Ben Kgomela has quickly dismissed reports the team refused to train yesterday over unpaid allowances and in so...
Fri 22 May 2015, 14:36 pm
Ahead of a crucial clash with Kenya in Lobatse this afternoon, lady Zebras coach, Gaolethoo ‘Ronaldo’ Nkutlwisang, said she was in cruise control despite daunting “chal...
Fri 22 May 2015, 13:24 pm
Paul stepped confidently into crocodile-infested waters emboldened after watching a friend-turned-foe treading blithely. Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE considers how the sam...
Fri 22 May 2015, 13:21 pm
PALAPYE: Motlakase Softball Club is billed to host the northern zone softball eliminators next month, which the club publicity secretary, Letsweletse Jonas said “could no...
Lifestyle
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Looking at the latest works of sculptor Joseph Piet, particularly the three fibreglass rhinos, one cannot help but admire the mastery in the art.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:43 pm
Nigerian funny man Bright ‘Basket Mouth’ Okpocha is coming to town for the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) week.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:27 pm
The month of May has certainly been full of electrifying movies with the likes of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Run All Night and Get Hard amongst others.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:25 pm
Musical big shot La Timmy, jazz maestro Ndingo Johwa, boy band Team Distant, and DJ Sly will feature at Lobatse International Beef Festival next week.The beef festival wi...
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:30 pm
The 10th Parliament has adopted a motion calling for a broadcast of Parliament proceedings.
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:06 pm
In many of today’s religions there is the enduring association of heaven with immortality.
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:23 pm
I recently read in a local newspaper where a comrade from BOSETU was challenging BFTU and BOFEPUSU to unite and form one federation of unions in Botswana. According to hi...
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:11 pm
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and Sisonke Association of Botswana wishes to express their views on an article by the Monitor dated 06 May 2015...
Features
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: It appears the campaigns against teenage pregnancy in Botswana are failing to bear desired fruits.
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:45 pm
Traditional leaders are grappling with the popularity of vat ‘en sat or cohabitation. Even as they acknowledge that greater numbers of Batswana of all ages are opting to ...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:39 pm
MAUN: Director of the Department of veterinary services Dr Letlhogile Modisa will be among over 900 delegates from 180 member countries at the annual general meeting of W...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:38 pm
GHANZI: Window of Hope is a non-government organisation created by Pastor Kuhuandi and his wife.
World
Wed 20 May 2015, 00:23 am
The US has charged six Chinese nationals over the alleged theft of technology used in mobile phones.
Wed 13 May 2015, 15:00 pm
A Burundi army general says President Pierre Nkurunziza has been "overthrown", amid unrest over his bid to be re-elected for a third term.
Wed 06 May 2015, 17:33 pm
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps in March, Andreas Lubitz appears to have practised a rapid descent on a previous flight, a report by...
Tue 05 May 2015, 13:00 pm
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said he still wants to buy English Premier League soccer team Arsenal even after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010.
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 25 May 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.8135
1 GBP = Pula   15.1976
1 EUR = Pula   10.7875
1 YEN = Pula   0.0807
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8224
1 Pula = USD   0.1019
1 Pula = GBP   0.0658
1 Pula = EUR   0.0927
1 Pula = YEN   12.39
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2159
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 25 May 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
410
BIHL
1310
CHOBE
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CHOPPIES
416
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
850
FNBB
385
FSG
250
FURNMART
180
G4S
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LETLOLE
218
LETSHEGO
350
NAP
230
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
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RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
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1170
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236
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412
IMARA
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