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Fri 29 May 2015, 18:02 pm
The Zebras bowed out of the COSAFA Cup last night after succumbing to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Mozambique in a semi final tie in Moruleng, South Africa.
Fri 29 May 2015, 15:07 pm
A day before the Cross Okavango Delta Expedition, Mmegi Staffer and expedition leader, THALEFANG CHARLES sheds light on the mind of an adventurer on the eve of what has b...
Fri 29 May 2015, 12:22 pm
Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO reviews the just ended 2014-2015 season that had it highs and lows
Fri 29 May 2015, 12:01 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) last night further pushed between a rock and hard place as there was no immediate solution to the relegation quagmire after the National...
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28 May 2015
MP for Gaborone Bonnington South and Ndaba Gaolathe has advi...
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Thu 28 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and senior attorney Omphemetse Motumise have submitted that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is obliged to give reasons for its dec...
Thu 28 May 2015, 16:22 pm
Botswana Land Boards and Local Authorities and Health Workers’ Union (BLLAHWU) secretary general Ketlhalefile Motshegwa has been found guilty in all counts that he was fa...
Thu 28 May 2015, 16:17 pm
MP for Gaborone Bonnington South and Ndaba Gaolathe has advised Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to have key objectives that can help the ministry focus...
Thu 28 May 2015, 16:12 pm
The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) says universal access to education is a half-baked undertaking, as its execution was divorced from quality.
Business
Thu 28 May 2015, 18:04 pm
Just a few moments after listing on the main board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) yesterday, Choppies Enterprises’ share price rose by four percent.
Thu 28 May 2015, 14:52 pm
Mobile money transactions have grown significantly since introduction in 2010, to reach nearly P1 billion by the end of 2013.
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The African Development Bank (AFDB) is pondering floating local currency denominated bonds in bid to deepen local capital markets, which are characterised by a lack of su...
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:26 pm
Local tourism businesses are still feeling the effects of the Ebola outbreak that occurred in West Africa last year, leading to fearful travellers cancelling their long-p...
Sport
Fri 29 May 2015, 18:02 pm
The Zebras bowed out of the COSAFA Cup last night after succumbing to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Mozambique in a semi final tie in Moruleng, South Africa.
Fri 29 May 2015, 12:22 pm
Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO reviews the just ended 2014-2015 season that had it highs and lows
Fri 29 May 2015, 12:01 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) last night further pushed between a rock and hard place as there was no immediate solution to the relegation quagmire after the National...
Fri 29 May 2015, 11:41 am
FRANCISTOWN: A blame game erupted at the Francistown City Council (FCC) after the city mayor, Sylvia Muzila accused the Francistown community of neglecting their footbal...
Lifestyle
Thu 28 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Young and talented fashion designer, Nicole Roberts, has set her eyes on representing Botswana in the international fashion community.
Thu 28 May 2015, 14:00 pm
Some relatively unknown artists had a chance to market their music when they performed at the Maitisong Outdoor Festival held at the Bus Rank on Monday.
Thu 28 May 2015, 13:55 pm
Seasoned travellers and photographers, Thalefang Charles and Pako Lesejane, will embark on an adventurous water trail expedition across the Okavango Delta from Shakawe to...
Thu 28 May 2015, 12:24 pm
Commercial rapper Chrome has released a new single titled Bonngwana, which celebrates the beauty and love in women.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:30 pm
The 10th Parliament has adopted a motion calling for a broadcast of Parliament proceedings.
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:06 pm
In many of today’s religions there is the enduring association of heaven with immortality.
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:23 pm
I recently read in a local newspaper where a comrade from BOSETU was challenging BFTU and BOFEPUSU to unite and form one federation of unions in Botswana. According to hi...
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:11 pm
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and Sisonke Association of Botswana wishes to express their views on an article by the Monitor dated 06 May 2015...
Features
Fri 29 May 2015, 15:07 pm
A day before the Cross Okavango Delta Expedition, Mmegi Staffer and expedition leader, THALEFANG CHARLES sheds light on the mind of an adventurer on the eve of what has b...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: It appears the campaigns against teenage pregnancy in Botswana are failing to bear desired fruits.
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:45 pm
Traditional leaders are grappling with the popularity of vat ‘en sat or cohabitation. Even as they acknowledge that greater numbers of Batswana of all ages are opting to ...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:39 pm
MAUN: Director of the Department of veterinary services Dr Letlhogile Modisa will be among over 900 delegates from 180 member countries at the annual general meeting of W...
World
Wed 27 May 2015, 09:10 am
Six football officials have been arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say.
Wed 20 May 2015, 00:23 am
The US has charged six Chinese nationals over the alleged theft of technology used in mobile phones.
Wed 13 May 2015, 15:00 pm
A Burundi army general says President Pierre Nkurunziza has been "overthrown", amid unrest over his bid to be re-elected for a third term.
Wed 06 May 2015, 17:33 pm
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps in March, Andreas Lubitz appears to have practised a rapid descent on a previous flight, a report by...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 29 May 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9305
1 GBP = Pula   15.2207
1 EUR = Pula   10.8578
1 YEN = Pula   0.0801
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8165
1 Pula = USD   0.1007
1 Pula = GBP   0.0657
1 Pula = EUR   0.0921
1 Pula = YEN   12.49
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2247
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 29 May 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
411
BIHL
1340
CHOBE
501
CHOPPIES
445
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
850
FNBB
385
FSG
250
FURNMART
180
G4S
339
LETLOLE
220
LETSHEGO
349
NAP
235
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
278
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1170
STANCHART
1260
TURNSTAR
236
WIL
450
IMARA
275
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