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International resort and hotel chain, Sun International has defended its intentions to acquire hotel and gaming company, Peermont Group, saying the takeover is unlikely t...
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If there is a moment the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is facing a test of credibility, it is now in the chairmanship race.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 18:02 pm
Zebras’ assistant coach, Oris Radipotsane has said they have solved the goal-scoring problem ahead of their match against Lesotho tomorrow.
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Sometime in 2013 Mmegi’s Graphics Editor LESANG MASWABI caught up with visiting internationally renowned Graphic Designer and Illustrator par excellence, Luba Lukova
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Fri 03 Jul 2015, 18:03 pm
If there is a moment the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is facing a test of credibility, it is now in the chairmanship race.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:23 pm
It is D-Day for the campaign of the soul and heart of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). Mmegi political reporters ONALENNA MODIKWA-KELEBEILE, BAME PIET, OARABIL...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:11 pm
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairmanship candidate Ramadeluka Seretse has denied that vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s supporters manhandled him at Mmadinare yester...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:10 pm
With a day left for the contentious elective congress, only two candidates have managed to compile a blueprint for the reformation of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Business
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 18:04 pm
International resort and hotel chain, Sun International has defended its intentions to acquire hotel and gaming company, Peermont Group, saying the takeover is unlikely t...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:51 pm
The Botswana Building Society (BBS) has bounced back to a bullish mood after recording a six percent rise in profits to P72 million for the financial year ending March 31...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:51 pm
The newly established private equity fund, Botswana Opportunity Partnership (BOP) is seeking to buy the Lobatse-based pipe-manufacturing firm, Radical Investments, tradin...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:16 pm
The services sector drove economic growth in the first quarter of the year as production in the country’s traditional economic mainstay, mining slowed.
Sport
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 18:02 pm
Zebras’ assistant coach, Oris Radipotsane has said they have solved the goal-scoring problem ahead of their match against Lesotho tomorrow.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:36 pm
She oozes excitement and ambition from her every pore when she speaks about what she calls her first love- netball.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:32 pm
PALAPYE: Newly promoted Premier League side, Miscellaneous has a new committee, which is expected to steer the club through its return to the top flight.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:21 pm
Botswana national men’s rugby team, the Vultures will jet off to Kyadondo, Uganda today ahead of their Africa Rugby Division 1B clash against Madagascar on Sunday.
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Fri 03 Jul 2015, 18:00 pm
Sometime in 2013 Mmegi’s Graphics Editor LESANG MASWABI caught up with visiting internationally renowned Graphic Designer and Illustrator par excellence, Luba Lukova
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:53 pm
Lukova has and continues to do work for major US publications like The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:41 pm
International concert, Fete De La Musique, held at Molapo Piazza last weekend, brought a great experience for both artists and the audience, who witnessed various acts sh...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 14:25 pm
Not a huge fan of teddy bears? I understand because I am not either. However that is about to change, as there is simply one you just cannot resist.
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Fri 03 Jul 2015, 16:55 pm
As we approach our elective conferences, I am making an appeal to all women that this is one of those opportunities for us to demonstrate our Might as women!
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:54 pm
A few months ago Professor Mammo Muchie, a Senior Research Fellow at Tshwane University of Technology gave an intellectually stimulating online public lecture to a global...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 15:54 pm
Athletic prowess is at the minds of every Motswana these days. With the just ended BNSC awards, there is no doubt that we have great talent in this country.
Tue 30 Jun 2015, 13:27 pm
Internationally, the months of May and June mark Mothers’ day and Fathers’ day celebrations respectively.
Features
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 16:34 pm
On the afternoon of November 11, 1970, in Uppsala, Sweden, the late founding president SIR SERETSE KHAMA delivered a moving address on the Republic’s fight for sovereignt...
Fri 03 Jul 2015, 16:28 pm
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Fri 03 Jul 2015, 16:26 pm
As Batswana and others across the continent and the world continue to pay tribute to Botswana’s founding president many decades after his death, Staff Writer SHARON MATHA...
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 15:29 pm
Recently, the country’s first study on poverty at village level, revealed Jwaneng to be second richest settlement, with the shiny stones first discovered in 1972 adding e...
World
Thu 02 Jul 2015, 15:10 pm
Scotch whisky has been given protected geographical status in Africa for the first time, according to industry representatives.
Fri 26 Jun 2015, 16:07 pm
Sepp Blatter says he has not resigned as Fifa president. The 79-year-old Swiss was thought to have ended his 17-year reign on 2 June amid claims of corruption in world fo...
Thu 25 Jun 2015, 16:36 pm
Sexually transmitted infection-- it's a sensitive topic that many people find difficult to discuss, but a group of teenage boys think they may have found an eye-catching ...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 15:41 pm
A South African court has ruled that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir did not have immunity from arrest while attending an African Union summit.
Naledi
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 18:00 pm
Pele ga lefatshe la Botswana le tsaya boipuso ka ngwaga ya 1966, merafe e ne e le ka fa tlase ga puso, taolo le tlhokomelo ya dikgosikgolo, tse gape e neng e le tsone di ...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:51 pm
Lekalana la dikoporase le supile fa le na le maikaelelo a go thusa Batswana ba ba inaakantseng le dikoporase go tokafatsa dikgwebo ga mmogo le matshelo a bone.
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:50 pm
HUKUNTSI: O ke motse wa Bangologa, mme o biditswe jaana morago ga gore beng ba mabu a ba pele, ba gatelele botlhokwa jwa gore metse e mene ya tikologo ya matjheng, kana m...
Wed 24 Jun 2015, 12:50 pm
Motshameko wa lebelo la dikoloi le kile la bo le tlwaelesegile thata ka maina a matona a mafatshe a sele, mme mo dingwageng di le mmalwa tse di fetileng, lefatshe la Bot...
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 06 Jul 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9701
1 GBP = Pula   15.5521
1 EUR = Pula   11.0254
1 YEN = Pula   0.0814
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8078
1 Pula = USD   0.1003
1 Pula = GBP   0.0643
1 Pula = EUR   0.0907
1 Pula = YEN   12.29
1 Pula = ZAR   1.238
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PRIMETIME
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STANCHART
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