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Fri 17 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Last April, before a crucial match, Chelsea coach, Jose Mourinho spoke glowingly about his friend and Liverpool counterpart, Brendan Rogers.
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:01 pm
The City of Gaborone will be divided into two this Saturday as the biggest and oldest cross-town rivals, Township Rollers and Gaborone United (GU) meet at the National St...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 14:56 pm
Debswana First Division South (FDS) side, Uniao Flamengo Santos has filed a notice with the league committee about the soft points awarded to Mogoditshane Fighters on Feb...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 14:53 pm
The stage has been set for the titanic clash between two Gaborone giants, Township Rollers and Gaborone United tomorrow. Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO takes a ...
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16 April 2015
GHANTSI: The Minister of Agriculture, who is also Member of ...
16 April 2015
High unemployment is not only a source of concern to Batswan...
16 April 2015
Daisy Loo managing director, Moemedi Dijeng has joined the r...
16 April 2015
“The government is ordered to give effect to the decision of...
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15 April 2015
The Central District Council is crying. As carried in our ed...

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Thu 16 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
GHANTSI: The Minister of Agriculture, who is also Member of Parliament for Ghantsi South Christiaan De Graaf has dismissed reports that he intends to retire from active p...
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 12:30 pm
High unemployment is not only a source of concern to Batswana, but also development partners such as the United Nations Development Programme.
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 12:24 pm
Daisy Loo managing director, Moemedi Dijeng has joined the race for the chairmanship of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 12:24 pm
“The government is ordered to give effect to the decision of the Dispute Adjunction Board rendered on May 6, 2013 and directed to deposit the money into an escrow account...
Business
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
SEROWE: There is hope that the over 300 retrenched former employees of Teemane Manufacturing company in Serowe might be reinstated to their jobs.
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 10:47 am
Over 300 local Small Micro Medium Enterprises (SMME) are expected to attend the 2015 SMME Pitso and seminar next week.
Wed 15 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
An investor recently snapped up 12.9 million shares of listed financial services firm, Imara Holdings Limited, in open trading on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE).
Wed 15 Apr 2015, 15:13 pm
PALAPYE: The pre-construction planning work for Morupule open cast coal mine (MCM3) is currently proceeding according to schedule although with minimal delays, a company ...
Sport
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Last April, before a crucial match, Chelsea coach, Jose Mourinho spoke glowingly about his friend and Liverpool counterpart, Brendan Rogers.
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:01 pm
The City of Gaborone will be divided into two this Saturday as the biggest and oldest cross-town rivals, Township Rollers and Gaborone United (GU) meet at the National St...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 14:56 pm
Debswana First Division South (FDS) side, Uniao Flamengo Santos has filed a notice with the league committee about the soft points awarded to Mogoditshane Fighters on Feb...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 14:53 pm
The stage has been set for the titanic clash between two Gaborone giants, Township Rollers and Gaborone United tomorrow. Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO takes a ...
Lifestyle
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The third annual Rail Park Comedy & Wine Night promises non-stop laughter and excitement at Rail Park Mall Food Court on May 1, 2015.
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 10:47 am
Brother Hood Wave and Lowkey Music BW executive producer Anthony ‘Wrapper Saint’ Mohutsiwa has floor crossed from the business administration side of music to rapping wit...
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 10:47 am
South African Afro jazz trumpeter, Hugh Masekela, returns to Botswanacraft where he is expected to thrill jazz enthusiasts when he performs at the Mascom Live Sessions on...
Thu 16 Apr 2015, 10:39 am
Local pop songstress Maureen ‘Bouncy’ Maila, is relocating to Singapore after sealing a recording deal there, through her record label, Off Campus Events.
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 15 Apr 2015, 15:13 pm
The statue of Cecil John Rhodes, a prominent British mining magnate and African coloniser has been pulled down at the University of Capetown after a prolonged protest by ...
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 13:45 pm
I read with interest the Comment in the Mmegi Newspaper of Wednesday, 1 April, 2015. There is indeed an emerging crop of young Batswana who predominantly speak English in...
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 13:31 pm
As Batswana students in the diaspora studying for post graduate certificates in Pretoria, we met and discussed the new kid in the bloc- the Graduate Volunteer Scheme.
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 12:33 pm
I find it imperative to share with fellow comrades this important information, there is statistic evidence which shows that Public Service Trade Unions have accumulated m...
Features
Fri 10 Apr 2015, 14:12 pm
Kgosi Letlole Thobega passed away last week. He was the longest reigning Motswana chief repository of the history of the Bahurutshe tribe in the Kweneng District.
Fri 10 Apr 2015, 14:02 pm
This week’s average 8.8 percent electricity tariff hike for households, is the latest in a series of increases ranging between 30 and seven percent, effected starting in ...
Fri 10 Apr 2015, 13:52 pm
On a clear, crisp morning eight years ago, nearly all residents of Gakuto turned out to witness a miracle many had thought would not occur in their lifetimes. It was the...
Fri 10 Apr 2015, 13:51 pm
From ancient times, the display of equine strength combined with human dexterity in competition has enthralled crowds and created legends. The dust, the neighing and the...
World
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 19:47 pm
At least five persons have been killed in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s Kwazulu Natal province.
Thu 09 Apr 2015, 09:33 am
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has voted to remove a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of student protests.
Tue 07 Apr 2015, 07:00 am
Kenyan fighter jets have bombed positions of militant Islamist group al-Shabab in neighbouring Somalia, a military spokesman has told the BBC.
Tue 31 Mar 2015, 20:00 pm
Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria.
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 17 Apr 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.8717
1 GBP = Pula   14.7493
1 EUR = Pula   10.6383
1 YEN = Pula   0.0830
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8255
1 Pula = USD   0.1013
1 Pula = GBP   0.0678
1 Pula = EUR   0.094
1 Pula = YEN   12.05
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2114
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 17 Apr 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
402
BIHL
1226
CHOBE
460
CHOPPIES
397
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
934
FNBB
376
FSG
245
FURNMART
208
G4S
337
LETLOLE
218
LETSHEGO
260
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
271
RDCP
221
SECHABA
2869
SEFALANA
1147
STANCHART
1255
TURNSTAR
220
WIL
350
IMARA
300
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