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As people around the world change their eating and living lifestyles, they will find Sanvit waiting for them with the goodies. Sanvit is a local company that focuses on h...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Ramotswa residents turned in large numbers at their main kgotla on Saturday to celebrate the female initiates, bojale, where close to 45 females paraded in traditional g...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Lobatse giants, Extension Gunners continued their wonderful run when they beat Gaborone United (GU) 2-1 in a beMOBILE Premiership encounter played at the National Stadium...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Botswanacraft was on Friday capacitated as Samantha Mogwe launched her debut album, Transitions, thrilling the audience with her magical performance.
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Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Ramotswa residents turned in large numbers at their main kgotla on Saturday to celebrate the female initiates, bojale, where close to 45 females paraded in traditional g...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 16:21 pm
The Ministry of Health Deputy Permanent Secretary, Dr Havuna Jibri says it is working hard to finalise the traditional doctors bill. “We are working around the clock to f...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 16:13 pm
No fatalities have been registered in Ramotswa after all their 168 cases of diarrhoea outbreak were safely dealt with.
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 16:11 pm
The Princess Marina Hospital has attained the most recent certification in an effort to provide universal access to high quality testing and combat poor trust in the pub...
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Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
As people around the world change their eating and living lifestyles, they will find Sanvit waiting for them with the goodies. Sanvit is a local company that focuses on h...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown City Council (FCC) abattoir is expected to begin operations early next year.
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:28 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Councillors have advised SPEDU to work closely with BCL mine, especially for projects in which they do not have technical expertise such as harvesting of m...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:21 pm
We don’t speak openly about our money – it’s ‘taboo’. By not discussing our actual earnings, we leave others with no choice but to make assumptions, based purely on how t...
Sport
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Lobatse giants, Extension Gunners continued their wonderful run when they beat Gaborone United (GU) 2-1 in a beMOBILE Premiership encounter played at the National Stadium...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:05 pm
PALAPYE: Ten-men BR Highlanders forced a draw against giants, Township Rollers in the be MOBILE Premiership match played at Serowe Sports Complex on Friday night.
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:05 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: A brilliant goal from Onkabetse Makgantai helped Nico United share points with Orapa United in a poorly attended beMOBILE Premiership encounter on Friday.
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 14:59 pm
Botswana’s hope for a medal at the World Athletics Championships were dashed following the 4x400m relay team’s failure to reach the final on Saturday.
Lifestyle
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Botswanacraft was on Friday capacitated as Samantha Mogwe launched her debut album, Transitions, thrilling the audience with her magical performance.
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:20 pm
Tears of joy and sadness were shed in the elimination round of Miss Botswana 2015 as 16 finalists were selected during the pageant’s Fashion Show, which was held at Molap...
Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:20 pm
Monica Dira from the University of Botswana (UB) library department is the winner of the first annual UB staff charity beauty pageant that was held on Friday at the UB Am...
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Fashion X 2015, a local designers’ showstopper, signalled a shift from winter towards a more fun and funky look for the spring/summer vibe. Built on each designer’s taste...
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Mon 31 Aug 2015, 15:36 pm
It is a fact that the Ministry of Education failed to manage overtime for teachers in the previous years. It is behind this background that in April this year the min...
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 16:47 pm
I call myself Beyonce and I am a Lobatse resident by birth. I am a young man of 24 years who possesses many roles. I am a youth, club regular, I am attractive and the che...
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 14:58 pm
Dear editor, I write this letter as a concerned citizen, very concerned and worried that you editors of newspapers, you seem to be quick to sweep under the carpet any une...
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 14:29 pm
The professional ethics attached to educational services or the knowledge and skills imparting industry oblige its members of two basic things. The protection of the righ...
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
Wed 19 Aug 2015, 12:08 pm
On his many trips to Internet cafes in the bustling central Indian city of Indore, lawyer Kamlesh Vaswani discovered what he calls the "epidemic" of pornography.
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...
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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