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The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) registered a revenue growth of 56 percent during the financial year ended March 31, 2015.
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The water crisis that has gripped Gaborone is causing havoc at Princess Marina Hospital where outages and low pressure are forcing authorities to turn away patients and f...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A full strength Zebras started training yesterday morning at the old Francistown Stadium ahead of the team’s anticipated weekend clash against Burkina Faso.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
South African radio and television personality, Sibusiso DJ Sbu Leope, was in the country over the weekend to host the leadership 2020 seminar and launch his energy drink...
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A sexual health clinic mistakenly leaked the HIV status of n...
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Lobatse High Court ruled against President Ian Khama’s unila...
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Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
The water crisis that has gripped Gaborone is causing havoc at Princess Marina Hospital where outages and low pressure are forcing authorities to turn away patients and f...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:22 pm
Fresh from their interim Industrial Court victory against what they termed ‘intimidation’ by management, some Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) workers have reporte...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:15 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) and opposition parties have voiced concern over President Ian Khama’s suspension of four High Court judges.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:14 pm
A man accused of stealing at least P70,000 in cash has in turn accused Gaborone West police of beating him up and stealing the P5,000 he was carrying when he was arrested...
Business
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) registered a revenue growth of 56 percent during the financial year ended March 31, 2015.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 12:08 pm
Botswana domiciled, BancABC has abetted parent company, Atlas Mara to record its maiden profit since it was set up two years ago.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 12:04 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: SPEDU chief executive officer, Mokubung Mokubung has called on stakeholders to work together to develop Selebi-Phikwe from a town status into a city.
Tue 01 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
A combination of tight liquidity in the banking industry coupled with a weak economic environment has dragged FNB Botswana’s after tax profits down 18 percent to P591 mi...
Sport
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A full strength Zebras started training yesterday morning at the old Francistown Stadium ahead of the team’s anticipated weekend clash against Burkina Faso.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 11:46 am
Gaborone United (GU) chairperson, Rapula Okaile says their current form has nothing do with the coach, Rahman Gumbo. GU have won only one game, drew one and lost two desp...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 11:43 am
A disgruntled group in the fight for the control of beMOBILE Premier League giants, Township Rollers has threatened to seek the Botswana Football Association's (BFA) inte...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 11:43 am
Chess wiz kid, Naledi Marape continues to prove her mettle after she won gold for Botswana at the just-ended African Schools Championships in Tlokweng.
Lifestyle
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 18:00 pm
South African radio and television personality, Sibusiso DJ Sbu Leope, was in the country over the weekend to host the leadership 2020 seminar and launch his energy drink...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 12:00 pm
Christian beauties will battle it out in a beauty pageant dubbed Miss Hope pageant at Avani Gaborone Hotel and Casino on Saturday.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 11:58 am
Contemporary gospel artist, Kebadile ‘Kay Bee’ Wasenda will host a charity show at the Gantsi Community Hall Saturday to raise funds for Wind of Hope orphanage in the vi...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 11:57 am
The Gaborone International Music & Culture Week (GIMC), which kicks off today, has attracted satellite TV service Dstv, in efforts to support the local entertainment fest...
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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
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:02 pm
SEROWE: It appears the pace of developments at Mannathoko ward’s new residential plots is in the hands of criminals.
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...
World
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 16:01 pm
A sexual health clinic mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admitted.
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 09:27 am
Thousands of migrants are arriving in mainland Greece as the government prepares for talks on tackling the huge number of people reaching its shores.
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.
Naledi
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 17:17 pm
Letsatsi la Matlhatso aa sa tswang go feta le ne la tlhaba ka pharologanyo kwa Ramotswa, kwa kgaolong ya Ga-Malete kwa babinanare ba neng ba letse ba sa bona boroko jwa d...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 16:16 pm
Liki e kgolwane ya be MOBILE e santse e le ntsha go simolola ka e tsamaile dibeke di le nne fela, mme go setse go lebega fa ditlhopha dingwe di babalelwa ke go sa direng ...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:46 pm
Go ne go osha legong go sala molora ka Labotlhano wa Phatwe ale 28 (28-08-2015) kwa motsaneng wa Malaka kwa botlhaba ja Palapye kwa sekolong sa motse oo. Mokwaledi Mogolo...
Wed 02 Sep 2015, 15:46 pm
Liki e kgolwane ya motshameko wa kgwele ya dinao ya be MOBILE e tsile boikhutsong morago ga metshameko e le mene kgotsa dibeke tse nne jaaka go buiwa. Mme goroga fa ka ma...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Thursday, 03 Sep 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.3842
1 GBP = Pula   15.8730
1 EUR = Pula   11.6550
1 YEN = Pula   0.0862
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7728
1 Pula = USD   0.0963
1 Pula = GBP   0.063
1 Pula = EUR   0.0858
1 Pula = YEN   11.6
1 Pula = ZAR   1.294
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 31 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
283
WIL
480
IMARA
273
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