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SELEBI-PHIKWE: No one has been charged with an offence of ‘human trafficking’ in Botswana since the anti-human trafficking Act came into effect in May 2015.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The customer base of Orange Money is now hovering around the 300 000 mark, since its inception in 2011, Orange Botswana has said.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Police Service (BPS) says air wing captain superintendent, Keokeditse Sobatha, who commanded the helicopter that killed her and two other officers in a crash...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) has said it will not crucify 800m star, Nijel Amos following his shock exit at the ongoing World Championships in Beijing on Sund...
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Thu 27 Aug 2015, 17:07 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: No one has been charged with an offence of ‘human trafficking’ in Botswana since the anti-human trafficking Act came into effect in May 2015.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Police Service (BPS) says air wing captain superintendent, Keokeditse Sobatha, who commanded the helicopter that killed her and two other officers in a crash...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 15:34 pm
Seven former members of the dissolved Botswana National Youth Council’s (BNYC) executive committee yesterday squared up against representatives of President Ian Khama and...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 15:34 pm
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) yesterday reported that hundreds of striking workers, but one, were all back at work with normal operations at the agency’s of...
Business
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The customer base of Orange Money is now hovering around the 300 000 mark, since its inception in 2011, Orange Botswana has said.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 15:45 pm
PrimeTime is disposing of its two flagship properties in Francistown to the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) in a P71million deal.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 15:45 pm
FRANCISTOWN: City mayor, Sylvia Muzila says a CEO to head Moiplek Holding Company, a private company set up by the Francistown City Council (FCC), will be appointed in t...
Tue 25 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
As the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) forges ahead with its demutualisation drive, expectation is that the move will provide more investment options for Batswana and help ...
Sport
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) has said it will not crucify 800m star, Nijel Amos following his shock exit at the ongoing World Championships in Beijing on Sund...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:04 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Local boxers lit up a dull weekend for the city as they dished out exciting knockdowns at the interclub boxing competitions held at BDF Donga hall over the w...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:00 pm
Orapa United have revealed that they will appeal the ruling by Players’ Status Committee (PSC) regarding the status of Zebras striker, Hendrick Moyo. The PSC ruled that ...
Tue 25 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Just 24 hours after Nijel Amos had Batswana reeling with heartbreak following his 800m loss, his countryman, Isaac Makwala sent the nation into dreamland with a perfect s...
Lifestyle
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Newly established Morebodi Foundation is organising a gospel show to raise money for children born with life-threatening medical conditions. The inaugural gospel show, b...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:18 pm
Local disc jockey, Fauz ‘DJ Fauz’ Elkindy, intends to leave a mark in the country with his ongoing national tour, which started two weeks ago.
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:18 pm
Local songbird Samantha Mogwe will officially launch her album, titled Transitions at Botswanacraft this Friday. She will be performing alongside, Lister Boleseng, BK Pro...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:17 pm
Songstress Amantle Ntshole has brought a musical version of the blockbuster movie 50 Shades of Grey, through her new single Mahitshwana.The lyrical content of the love so...
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Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:54 pm
The 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum is being held in Libreville, Gabon, this week. The forum will provide an opportunity to celebrate the recent rea...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 16:54 pm
The 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum is being held in Libreville, Gabon, this week. The forum will provide an opportunity to celebrate the recent rea...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 16:07 pm
Eighteen year old Tawanda Mulalu has been named the Senior Runner-Up of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015. His winning entry was chosen by a panel of Common...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 16:44 pm
As expected, Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama's take over of SADC's chairmanship was greeted with euphoric celebrations within the corridors of right-wingers in...
Features
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 16:30 pm
As women in Botswana have attempted to take the road less travelled, they have faced an uphill climb to assert themselves in agriculture, the corporate world and informat...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 15:50 pm
Rising up out of the familiar Gaborone skyline, concrete and steel titans are slowly emerging as a testament to the city’s rapid growth and irresistible allure for proper...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 15:46 pm
When Zimbabwean music legend Oliver Mtukuzi sang “Ghetto Boy”, he must certainly have had me in mind because that’s exactly what I am -“Ghetto Boy.” I love the sound of i...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 15:41 pm
Girls and young women in Botswana have opportunities to be problem solvers and contribute to building a sustainable nation due to increased educational opportunities and ...
World
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 13:58 pm
Athletics' fight against the curse of doping suffered a setback Wednesday after two Kenyan athletes failed drugs tests.
Mon 24 Aug 2015, 16:07 pm
Stock markets in New York, London, Paris and Frankfurt have fallen sharply as fears of a Chinese economic slowdown continue to haunt investors.
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 16:15 pm
One of Nelson Mandela's grandsons has been charged with raping a 15-year-old girl in South Africa.
Wed 19 Aug 2015, 10:08 am
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a libido-enhancing drug for women that has been dubbed "Female Viagra".
Naledi
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 18:45 pm
Go supega fa baitsaanape ba matlotlo le ditsa tlholego, ba ganetsa dikgang tse di buiwang ke bangwe tse di amang lefelo la bojanala Lenao La Ga Matsieng. Se sele kgatlhan...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:46 pm
Erile a tsena mo setilong sa bogogi jwa lefatshe leno, tautona Lt General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, a tlhoma malatsi a boitapoloso a ga tautona go nna a dikgaisanyo tsa bo...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:46 pm
MARULAMANTSI: Barui ba meraka e e gaufi le meepo ya Orapa le Karowe kwa kgaolong potlana ya Boteti, ba lela ka madi a tletse ganong ntateng ya se ba se bitsang meleko ya ...
Wed 26 Aug 2015, 17:44 pm
Fa go buiwa ka lenao la ga Matsieng kgang e nngwe fela e Batswana ka bontsi ba e itseng. Kgang e re e itseng ke gore Matsieng ke motho wa ntlha wa mmala wa sebilo mo kgao...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.2145
1 GBP = Pula   15.8228
1 EUR = Pula   11.5875
1 YEN = Pula   0.0852
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7809
1 Pula = USD   0.0979
1 Pula = GBP   0.0632
1 Pula = EUR   0.0863
1 Pula = YEN   11.74
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2806
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
440
BIHL
1438
CHOBE
615
CHOPPIES
520
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
387
FSG
266
FURNMART
135
G4S
360
LETLOLE
223
LETSHEGO
326
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
288
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1272
STANCHART
1269
TURNSTAR
280
WIL
480
IMARA
274
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