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Two men are due to appear in court in Zimbabwe later over the killing of Cecil, the country's most famous lion.
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A new investment firm, Afinitas yesterday listed 213 million shares at P1 per share on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) despite its Initial Public Offer (IPO) being heav...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
It is a matter of time before Botswana is hit by a serious shortage of fuel and food because of the industrial strike by employees of the Botswana Unified Revenue Service...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Former champions, Township Rollers are unrelenting in their pursuit to assemble a formidable squad after re-signing Zebras goalkeeper, Kabelo Dambe who was recently relea...
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Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
It is a matter of time before Botswana is hit by a serious shortage of fuel and food because of the industrial strike by employees of the Botswana Unified Revenue Service...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 17:06 pm
Leader of Opposition (LoO), Duma Boko yesterday lashed at government and its policies for a conservative ‘binary placement of gender’, a position he heavily criticised fo...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 17:02 pm
LOBATSE: The legal battle that has been running for close to a decade is likely to be settled this week after residents of Lesenepole and Matolwane agreed to vote for a c...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 17:01 pm
The South East South District Council (SESDC) has availed close to 100 hectares of undeveloped land to join hands with the private sector in order to develop the area and...
Business
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
A new investment firm, Afinitas yesterday listed 213 million shares at P1 per share on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) despite its Initial Public Offer (IPO) being heav...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 14:51 pm
The world’s leading diamond company, De Beers says it expects global diamond demand to remain stable despite the challenges faced in the mid-stream in the first half of ...
Fri 24 Jul 2015, 18:04 pm
The collection of plastic bag levy remains shrouded in mystery since no one, including government, wants to own up to the responsibility of collecting the money made from...
Fri 24 Jul 2015, 14:56 pm
Global leader in the beverage industry, Coca-Cola Company is set to acquire the Appletiser and Source brands, both products of SABMiller Plc.
Sport
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Former champions, Township Rollers are unrelenting in their pursuit to assemble a formidable squad after re-signing Zebras goalkeeper, Kabelo Dambe who was recently relea...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 13:44 pm
Township Rollers’ British import, Carl Finnigan who was sent off soon after his introduction in the Kabelano Charity Cup final against Mochudi Centre Chiefs on Saturday m...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 13:28 pm
The dipping Gaborone night temperatures did little to mask a rising rivalry, which has moved several notches in the last seven seasons. The Kabelano Cup final between Tow...
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 13:28 pm
Botswana chess sensation, International Master (IM) Providence Oatlhotse needs P200, 000 to participate in the Millionaire Chess tournament slated for October in Las Vega...
Lifestyle
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
American born saxophonist, Matthew Dasco left the audience in awe at a jam-packed Kgalagadi Jazz Beats show held at the Pavilion restaurant on Saturday evening.
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 14:12 pm
Reigning Miss Petite Botswana, One Mariri won the Miss Congeniality and scooped the fourth place at the Miss Petite Universal pageant, which was held in Miami, USA.
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 14:03 pm
After a two-year absence, the august Miss Botswana beauty pageant has returned with the organisers promising that it will be bigger and better.
Tue 28 Jul 2015, 13:40 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The first leg of auditions for this year’s Miss Botswana beauty pageant that were held here last weekend registered a dismally low attendance.
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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 ...
Fri 24 Jul 2015, 11:26 am
Almost every other week Ghanzi farmers are in the news, not so much about their lovely breed of cattle which I have come to admire so much, but they have been consistent ...
Features
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,...
Fri 17 Jul 2015, 14:47 pm
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...
World
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 ...
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 15:23 pm
Kenyans on social media are blasting American broadcaster CNN after it reported Kenya as being a “hotbed” of terror ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit.
Thu 23 Jul 2015, 12:18 pm
Washington (CNN): President Barack Obama is not just heading to his father's homeland, but to a region that's a hotbed of terror.
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: Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.0604
1 GBP = Pula   15.6986
1 EUR = Pula   11.1111
1 YEN = Pula   0.0814
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8010
1 Pula = USD   0.0994
1 Pula = GBP   0.0637
1 Pula = EUR   0.09
1 Pula = YEN   12.28
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2485
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
434
BIHL
1415
CHOBE
600
CHOPPIES
490
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
392
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
475
IMARA
274
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