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Graphic pictures emerging form Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe shows unusual hippo behavior as the pod gets brutally murdered a baby hippo.
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The Competition Authority (CA) has put measures in place to ensure that a position of dominance is not created or strengthened in the casino and gaming market, due to the...
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) has urged the mother body to cooperate with the Umbrella for Democratic Change to oust the BDP in the 2019 elections
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association’s (BFA) constitution has been changed to align itself with the new FIFA requirements.
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04 August 2015
SELEBI-PHIKWE: While still awaiting the Inspector of Mines’ ...
04 August 2015
The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) has urged t...
04 August 2015
FRANCISTOWN: Local rapper ATI gave a sizzling performance at...
04 August 2015
A number of aspiring models were disappointed at the Miss Bo...
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Wed 05 Aug 2015, 10:32 am
Graphic pictures emerging form Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe shows unusual hippo behavior as the pod gets brutally murdered a baby hippo.
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) has urged the mother body to cooperate with the Umbrella for Democratic Change to oust the BDP in the 2019 elections
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 15:41 pm
MMADINARE: The president of Business Botswana, former Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM), Lekwalo Mosienyane has expressed his reservations...
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 15:34 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: While still awaiting the Inspector of Mines’ report into the recent accident that killed three employees at the BCL Mine Selebi Shaft, preliminary findings...
Business
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Competition Authority (CA) has put measures in place to ensure that a position of dominance is not created or strengthened in the casino and gaming market, due to the...
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 14:33 pm
A developer recently roped in by African Energy to buy the Mmamantswe Energy Project in Botswana’s eastern coalfields will submit a bid to supply 600MW of power to South ...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
A remodelling of the structure of mortgage finance provided by financial institutions is required, as a stark mismatch between incomes and housing prices exists.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 15:06 pm
The Construction Industry Trust Fund (CITF) has been churning out semi-skilled personnel since 1991 when an Act of Parliament established it. Mmegi Correspondent GALE NGA...
Sport
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association’s (BFA) constitution has been changed to align itself with the new FIFA requirements.
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 14:02 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) general assembly on Saturday endorsed a motion calling for the winners of blocks to be automatically promoted to the First Divisio...
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 14:00 pm
SELEBI –PHIKWE: Impressed Botswana Golf Union (BGU) secretary general, Mpho Kelosiwang has said the union is prepared to give the Selebi-Phikwe Golf Club more tournaments...
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 13:59 pm
MAHALAPYE: BR Highlanders football team has pleaded with the community here to assist them construct a stadium in Mahalapye.
Lifestyle
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
A number of aspiring models were disappointed at the Miss Botswana auditions as they failed to meet the required 1.67 metres to qualify for the beauty competition.
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 14:22 pm
Four comediennes are set to share the stage in a one-night show dubbed Queens of Comedy, which is meant to inspire and motivate more women to consider a career in comedy....
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 13:59 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Local rapper ATI gave a sizzling performance at the Francistown Club on Friday night, leaving revellers yearning for more.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES stands before the newly unveiled Elephant Ivory Sculpture at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone and chats with four of its...
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 04 Aug 2015, 14:38 pm
During the 2014 general elections, the public space was running with speculations of biased reporting on the part of private media houses.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Yesterday, July 30 was exactly a year since the sudden death of Gomolemo ‘Sir G’ Motswaledi. Yet there is still no sign of a report on what happened to the late Botswana...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:38 pm
There is so much to lament about our democratic Parliament that it is easy to overlook that which is worth smiling about, if not to giggle about.
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:32 pm
Employees of Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) have engaged a protected strike or Industrial actions in furtherance of their discontent with the employer.
Features
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 14:16 pm
The next general elections seem far off, but the dynamics in all the three political parties will have a greater bearing on who will win the 2019 elections. Staff Writer ...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 14:10 pm
A Court of Appeal bench yesterday dismissed Mount Burgess’ claim to a 28 million zinc and silver project in Ngamiland, ruling in favour of government in a bitter legal ba...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 12:45 pm
As the era of the charismatic pastor reaches its zenith, with all-night healing crusades, anointing oil and miracle water, Mmegi Staffer, SHARON MATHALA reports on a rece...
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 11:48 am
On Sunday morning Modise Koofhethile will start a 441km charity run from Francistown to Gaborone. Mmegi Staff Writer, THALEFANG CHARLES, caught up with the man as he prep...
World
Fri 31 Jul 2015, 15:48 pm
Botswana government has voiced its outrage over the killing of a lion famously known as Cecil The Lion in Zimbabwe.
Thu 30 Jul 2015, 10:31 am
Malaysia has said that it would be "premature" to speculate on whether debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from the missing Malaysia Airlines Fli...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 13:05 pm
Two men are due to appear in court in Zimbabwe later over the killing of Cecil, the country's most famous lion.
Mon 27 Jul 2015, 09:41 am
President Barack Obama capped an emotional return to his father's home country of Kenya on Sunday with an impassioned speech that was steeped in pride in his own African ...
Naledi
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 17:00 pm
Kgaolo ya botlhophi ya Good-Hope/Mabule e go buiwang ka yone e kile ya nna mo diatleng tsa phathing e e busang ya Domkraga(BDP), mme go ne ga nna semanka ngwaga e e fetil...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:17 pm
Banana ba rotloeditswe di goga kwa pele mo go inaakanyeng le ditsamaiso le merero e e ka ba tlhabololang gammogo le lefatshe la bone.
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:03 pm
Dikgaisano tsa malatsi a ga Tautona di sa tswa go wela ka botswerere jo bogolo. Naledi e ne ya buisanya le mogapasekgele sa bobedi, mo pokong ya seesimane, e bile e le mm...
Wed 29 Jul 2015, 16:02 pm
PALAPYE: Fa re tlhodumela thata mo ditsong tsa lefatshe leno, re itlotlomatsa ka go senola seabe sa bodirela puso jwa dingwaga tsa maloba moragonyana fela ga lefatshe len...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 05 Aug 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.1729
1 GBP = Pula   15.7978
1 EUR = Pula   11.0497
1 YEN = Pula   0.0818
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7976
1 Pula = USD   0.0983
1 Pula = GBP   0.0633
1 Pula = EUR   0.0905
1 Pula = YEN   12.23
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2537
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 03 Aug 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
436
BIHL
1415
CHOBE
612
CHOPPIES
495
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
390
FSG
260
FURNMART
159
G4S
349
LETLOLE
224
LETSHEGO
350
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
288
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1252
STANCHART
1270
TURNSTAR
276
WIL
475
IMARA
274
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