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Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province.
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Jwaneng- Kgosi Kebinatshwene Mosielele of Manyana left residents of Jwaneng who attended culture day on Friday, shocked and wondering if they heard him properly when he s...
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SEROWE: Green Lovers will play in the elite League next season after snatching a 2-2 draw at home to Mogoditshane Fighters in the second leg of the Premier League promoti...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
Local musician, Lizibo Simon, gave South African acts a run for their money at I am Legend Concert, at Molapo Piazza on Friday.
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Mon 01 Jun 2015, 18:03 pm
Jwaneng- Kgosi Kebinatshwene Mosielele of Manyana left residents of Jwaneng who attended culture day on Friday, shocked and wondering if they heard him properly when he s...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 17:31 pm
The initiative by Botswana Public Employees Union(BOPEU) to adopt Lotsane Senior Secondary School in Palapye has started bearing fruit as the school celebrates ranking ...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 17:29 pm
BOROLONG: Various churches and villagers gathered at Borolong Primary School on Friday to exorcise evil spirits believed to have possessed a pupil.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 17:14 pm
The dreams of Batswana top achievers, who had wanted to study their A levels outside, may be shattered.
Business
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
Middle-aged Motswana Eunice Ntobedzi, who invented a “mobile enabled community energy management platform”, is one of the two Africans who have been nominated for the Glo...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 16:34 pm
The National Development Bank(NDB) has said it expects to record a loss of P86.4 million for the financial year ended March 2014 on the back of huge impairment charges.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 15:49 pm
FRANCISTOWN: One of the country’s leading mobile operators, beMOBILE invested P90 million on enhancing its mobile networks during the year 2014 -2015 financial year. Thi...
Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting last Friday heard that government has not collected plastic levy funds from businesses since its introduction in...
Sport
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
SEROWE: Green Lovers will play in the elite League next season after snatching a 2-2 draw at home to Mogoditshane Fighters in the second leg of the Premier League promoti...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 15:54 pm
The Botswana Basketball Under-16 boys and girls teams failed to qualify for the Zone VI Afro Basket tournament after they lost all their matches in the qualifying stages....
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 15:53 pm
Police VI beat Desert Kings 3-0 in the ongoing Mascom Volleyball League encounter played at Molepolole IHS Courts on Saturday.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 15:47 pm
In a new twist, Sankoyo Bush Bucks could still be playing in the elite league next season following revelations that Premier League board yesterday overuled the managemen...
Lifestyle
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
Local musician, Lizibo Simon, gave South African acts a run for their money at I am Legend Concert, at Molapo Piazza on Friday.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 16:16 pm
Considered a “ghost town” by many, Lobatse was this weekend the place thanks to the annual Lobatse International Beef Festival (LIBF).
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 16:15 pm
Diamond Life and Reussite have joined hands with Botswana Life, to host a jam-packed activity day, which will be held on Saturday at Westwood International School from mo...
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 15:50 pm
The self-proclaimed Gaborone’s upmarket lounge, Cigar Lounge hosted an event dubbed Gemini Affair masquerade ball welcoming the month of Gemini in style, on Saturday.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 17:17 pm
The Sage English Dictionary defines witchcraft as the art of sorcery. Witchcraft is a spiritual phantom that has always been there and cannot be ignored.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 16:59 pm
News coming from the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture should be an inspiration to young people.
Mon 01 Jun 2015, 16:59 pm
We left off last week with 1871 British annexation of the diamond fields around Kimberley as the “Crown Colony of Griqualand West.”
Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Thapelo (not her real name) is a single mom with a steady job in Gaborone at a parastatal, but who yearned for something more adventurous and a place to relocate her thre...
Features
Mon 04 May 2015, 15:55 pm
Dear reader please be patient and tolerant as you read part of my personal diary. I lost my family through my confessions and I hope you will not be tempted to disown me...
Mon 30 Mar 2015, 15:54 pm
Once more the Directorate of Public Prosecutions(DPP) has withdrawn a so called “high profile corruption case”.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 13:49 pm
She was supposed to be doing Form 5 this year, but because she was simply too good for words, she wrote her Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE)...
Mon 09 Feb 2015, 15:53 pm
While on social media he has been described as a ‘hero’ and ‘bosso’ who has pulled off the stunt of the year, on closer inspection the man dubbed the Parliament Swimmer i...
World
Tue 02 Jun 2015, 06:00 am
Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province.
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:49 pm
Johannesburg - Comedian Trevor Noah's grandmother has denied media reports claiming a relative was murdered and buried in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.
Tue 19 May 2015, 00:14 am
US President Barack Obama has just launched his own Twitter feed, the White House has confirmed.
Tue 21 Apr 2015, 16:55 pm
Legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela caused a stir at Rhodes University when he refused to take pictures with girls donning weaves or hair extensions.
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Tuesday, 02 Jun 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9602
1 GBP = Pula   15.1745
1 EUR = Pula   10.9051
1 YEN = Pula   0.0799
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8145
1 Pula = USD   0.1004
1 Pula = GBP   0.0659
1 Pula = EUR   0.0917
1 Pula = YEN   12.51
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2278
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Tuesday, 02 Jun 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
411
BIHL
1345
CHOBE
501
CHOPPIES
446
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
237
WIL
450
IMARA
275
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