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MANYANA: Vice President (VP) Mokgweetsi Masisi has issued a stern warning to non-performing civil servants and parastatal workers and threatened them with dismissal.
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A Form Three student whose scrotum was left permanently injured after he was assaulted by a teacher, is suing the government for P460, 000. The 15-year-old boy (who canno...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:54 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has alleged that prominent attorney Parks Tafa and the Attorney General, Athaliah Molokomme are up for appointm...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:52 pm
MAUN: Police here have warned festive revellers to party safe, stay away from rivers when intoxicated and generally avoid lawlessness during the forthcoming holidays.
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Wed 17 Dec 2014, 22:47 pm
MANYANA: Vice President (VP) Mokgweetsi Masisi has issued a stern warning to non-performing civil servants and parastatal workers and threatened them with dismissal.
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:57 pm
A Form Three student whose scrotum was left permanently injured after he was assaulted by a teacher, is suing the government for P460, 000. The 15-year-old boy (who canno...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:54 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has alleged that prominent attorney Parks Tafa and the Attorney General, Athaliah Molokomme are up for appointm...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:52 pm
MAUN: Police here have warned festive revellers to party safe, stay away from rivers when intoxicated and generally avoid lawlessness during the forthcoming holidays.
Business
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:05 pm
Parliament has adopted Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) transition bill, which allows the bourse to be registered as a company under the Companies Act.
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:53 pm
Diversified Pan-African financial services concern, Imara Holding limited, is disposing of one of its stockbroking subsidiary for P100 million, as the company streamlines...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:49 pm
The annual inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), remained unchanged at 4.3 percent in November. The November figures is however higher than the 4...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:39 pm
Crop production has increased by over 240 percent in the year 2013-2014, following the continued steady growth of the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agricultural...
Sport
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 18:17 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) has delayed the release of its verdict on Amantle Montsho’s doping case. The BAA is supposed to sanction the athlete for testing ...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 18:10 pm
Mothusi Moakofi from the Police team was the man of the moment at the Botswana Darts Association prize giving ceremony over the weekend.
Tue 16 Dec 2014, 19:03 pm
Although he wanted his team to contest for the Premier League championship, one of the Extension Gunners financiers Cassim Dada believes this will be a mission impossible...
Tue 16 Dec 2014, 19:03 pm
Although he wanted his team to contest for the Premier League championship, one of the Extension Gunners financiers Cassim Dada believes this will be a mission impossible...
Lifestyle
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:34 pm
Yarona fm Music Awards (YAMA) nominee and young entrepreneur, Atlasaone ‘ATI’ Molemogi promises great entertainment at this year’s Serowe Pop Bottles event at Christmas.
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:31 pm
Africa Muzik Magazine owners and Africa Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) founders, Anderson Obiagwu and his wife Ofeoma Nzimiro-Obiagwu, visited Botswana for two days whil...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 19:27 pm
Award-winning local producer, Tshepo Lesole, might not be in the same league as Caiphus Semenya and Quincy Jones, but his name tops the list of the best producers locally...
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 18:57 pm
For creative industries to do well in Botswana, the country ought to emulate other successful nations in this department who discriminate against products from elsewhere ...
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 17 Dec 2014, 20:08 pm
The UN climate talks crept into the early hours of Sunday morning this past weekend – more than 30 hours after the scheduled close – as Peruvian Environment Minister Pulg...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 12:53 pm
The 2014 BOPEU Conference achieved one of the most progressive undertakings for a trade union to be relevant to its members, workers and society in general. For a trade u...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 11:09 am
The Minister of Finance and Development Planning has presented for adoption by Parliament the Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure of the Consolidated and Development F...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 11:00 am
If ever there is a misunderstood book of the bible, it is Revelation. Being the last book of the Canon (the recognised compilation making up the bible), it would have hel...
Features
Tue 16 Dec 2014, 19:43 pm
As 2014 draws to a close, many people are re-looking at the personal goals they set at the start of the year, popularly callled ‘new year’s resolutions’, to see what they...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 20:29 pm
River waters breached Notwane Dam and began flowing into Gaborone Dam on December 18, 2013. When the rains ended that season, Gaborone Dam had gained a paltry two percen...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 13:37 pm
Gaborone residents are learning the true application of “every drop counts”. Just about every household, from poor to rich, now understand what it means to “save water”. ...
Fri 12 Dec 2014, 13:37 pm
At the end of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, health practitioners, religious leaders, traditional leaders, and volunteers converged at Maun Lodge ...
World
Wed 29 Oct 2014, 17:39 pm
Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 23:00 pm
The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
Thu 25 Sep 2014, 09:00 am
The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilise West Africa, a think tank has warned.
Wed 17 Sep 2014, 10:23 am
South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in a building collapse in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos.
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.5238
1 GBP = Pula   14.9701
1 EUR = Pula   11.8906
1 YEN = Pula   0.0814
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8125
1 Pula = USD   0.105
1 Pula = GBP   0.0668
1 Pula = EUR   0.0841
1 Pula = YEN   12.29
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2308
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014
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ABCH
714
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343
BIHL
1151
CHOBE
427
CHOPPIES
406
CRESTA
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ENGEN
950
FNBB
361
FSG
237
FURNMART
220
G4S
374
LETLOLE
215
LETSHEGO
266
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
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2810
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922
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1258
TURNSTAR
208
WIL
310
IMARA
210
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