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Bramer Life Insurance has cut ties with its Mauritian majority shareholder and replaced them with a local private equity fund, the Botswana Opportunity Partnership (BOP).
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FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Tati East legislator, Samson Guma Moyo has declared intentions to resign from Parliament.
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Tue 30 Jun 2015, 18:03 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Tati East legislator, Samson Guma Moyo has declared intentions to resign from Parliament.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 16:07 pm
A 39-year-old man appeared before the Broadhurst Magistrate court yesterday for allegedly trying to swindle P20,000 from Chinese nationals claiming that he was an officer...
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 15:58 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy Youth League (BMDYL) has forwarded a motion to its central committee that seeks the party to have 50 percent representation of women i...
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 15:54 pm
JAMATAKA: Basarwa of Jamataka village last Friday installed Mosalagae Galebonwe as their tribal leader, Kgosi.
Business
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 18:04 pm
Bramer Life Insurance has cut ties with its Mauritian majority shareholder and replaced them with a local private equity fund, the Botswana Opportunity Partnership (BOP).
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:58 pm
FRANCISTOWN: BCL has injected a further P53 million to support the construction of its subsidiary, Pula Steel Manufacturing and Casting Plant, said Managing Director Dani...
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:21 pm
An entrepreneur and publisher of Global Village Africa Thapelo Letsholo has launched the first ever leadership magazine.
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 18:04 pm
The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) have invested P300 million to build a five-star Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Gaborone’s new CBD, opposite the iTowers.
Sport
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 18:02 pm
Zebras head coach, Peter Butler’s recent comments on his Twitter account regarding the omission of Mochudi Centre Chiefs midfielder, Lesego Galenamotlhale have ignited cr...
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:31 pm
Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) has taken the blame after the second loop of the Toyota 1000km Desert race bikes and quads event was cancelled due to fuel shortage on Sunday.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: ECCO City Greens may lose the services of defender Olekane Mambo who is said to have attracted the attention of beMOBILE Premier League runners-up Orapa Unit...
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:21 pm
South African-based local motorcycle rider, Lekone Motsumi’s dream of participating in the 2015 Toyota 1000km desert race went up in smoke after his licence was cancelled...
Lifestyle
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
South African Afro Pop queen, Kelly Khumalo’s performance at the Toyota 1000 Desert Race festival in Jwaneng early Sunday morning left fans begging for more.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:46 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Amazing ballroom dancers of Unified Dance Academy entertained the audience on Saturday at the first launch of the academy held at Tati River Lodge.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:46 pm
Slyza Tsotsi hitmakers, Major League is set to make a debut performance in the country at the newly opened Rock N Rollaz (RnR) nightclub.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 14:37 pm
After disappearing from the entertainment scene for a while, female rapper Sarona ‘Sasa Klaas’ Motlhagodi has returned with a new song MmamoNgwato, which she says empower...
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Tue 30 Jun 2015, 13:27 pm
Internationally, the months of May and June mark Mothers’ day and Fathers’ day celebrations respectively.
Fri 19 Jun 2015, 15:04 pm
Each year on June 20, we commemorate World Refugee Day to salute the courage and resilience of the world’s refugees and displaced persons.
Fri 19 Jun 2015, 14:15 pm
Supporters of capitalism decorate it as an economic system that triggers innovation, competition, direct foreign investments, hard work, and economic growth.
Thu 18 Jun 2015, 12:18 pm
The day of the African child is a popular day that leavevs many with mixed emotions; for some it is about remembering loss of loved ones, while many others associate it w...
Features
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 15:29 pm
Recently, the country’s first study on poverty at village level, revealed Jwaneng to be second richest settlement, with the shiny stones first discovered in 1972 adding e...
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 15:29 pm
When Botswana gained independence in 1966, after close to century of British colonisation, not only did she inherit the Colonial laws, it also adopted Westminster politic...
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 15:16 pm
For decades, it has been one of life’s cruel ironies that the people of Ngamiland’s love for cattle-ranching has coincided with the area’s propensity for Foot and Mouth D...
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 15:09 pm
As the Gantsi District Council (DGC) secretary Nelson Molepolole gathers his belongings preparing to bid farewell to the office he occupied since 2013, there is still one...
World
Thu 02 Jul 2015, 15:10 pm
Scotch whisky has been given protected geographical status in Africa for the first time, according to industry representatives.
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 16:07 pm
Sepp Blatter says he has not resigned as Fifa president. The 79-year-old Swiss was thought to have ended his 17-year reign on 2 June amid claims of corruption in world fo...
Thu 25 Jun 2015, 16:36 pm
Sexually transmitted infection-- it's a sensitive topic that many people find difficult to discuss, but a group of teenage boys think they may have found an eye-catching ...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 15:41 pm
A South African court has ruled that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir did not have immunity from arrest while attending an African Union summit.
Naledi
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
Pele ga lefatshe la Botswana le tsaya boipuso ka ngwaga ya 1966, merafe e ne e le ka fa tlase ga puso, taolo le tlhokomelo ya dikgosikgolo, tse gape e neng e le tsone di ...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:51 pm
Lekalana la dikoporase le supile fa le na le maikaelelo a go thusa Batswana ba ba inaakantseng le dikoporase go tokafatsa dikgwebo ga mmogo le matshelo a bone.
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:50 pm
HUKUNTSI: O ke motse wa Bangologa, mme o biditswe jaana morago ga gore beng ba mabu a ba pele, ba gatelele botlhokwa jwa gore metse e mene ya tikologo ya matjheng, kana m...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:50 pm
Motshameko wa lebelo la dikoloi le kile la bo le tlwaelesegile thata ka maina a matona a mafatshe a sele, mme mo dingwageng di le mmalwa tse di fetileng, lefatshe la Bot...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 03 Jul 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9404
1 GBP = Pula   15.5280
1 EUR = Pula   11.0254
1 YEN = Pula   0.0808
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8093
1 Pula = USD   0.1006
1 Pula = GBP   0.0644
1 Pula = EUR   0.0907
1 Pula = YEN   12.38
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2356
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Thursday, 02 Jul 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
426
BIHL
1390
CHOBE
568
CHOPPIES
480
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
820
FNBB
393
FSG
255
FURNMART
163
G4S
350
LETLOLE
220
LETSHEGO
320
NAP
239
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
280
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1202
STANCHART
1267
TURNSTAR
260
WIL
465
IMARA
274
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