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The White House announced Monday morning that President Obama will travel to Kenya this July for the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which the Kenyan government ha...
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The Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Tebogo Sebego has said there is no need to panic after the March 22 FIFA deadline over the running of constituency tour...
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Two art teachers, George Bagwasi and Onkabetse Kealeboga, on Friday brought together masterpieces at Thapong Visual Arts Centre inspired by their life experiences.
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The latest name to hit the ‘airwaves’ is the name of former ...
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In the south, small-scale crop farmers have come to regard t...
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Fri 27 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
The latest name to hit the ‘airwaves’ is the name of former Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Dikgakgamatso Seretse, who is said to be in line to be appointed to ...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 16:35 pm
Local farmers and the Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board made hay while the sun shone, recovering from the 2013 drought to post a bumper harvest last year. Ample grain...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 16:25 pm
Fears that Parks Tafa is a conflicted party in his provision of legal expertise to the university are as old as the hills. The debate was recently ignited through an inqu...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 16:25 pm
In the south, small-scale crop farmers have come to regard the recent showers with contempt, regarding them as a slap in the face from the gods who are surely laughing at...
Business
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
The Bank of Botswana (BoB) has moved to ease the prevailing tight liquidity conditions in the banking industry by releasing P2.3 billion into the market.
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:52 pm
Travel and tourism activities are expected to grow by five percent in 2015 and directly contribute P6.5 billion into the national economy, figures released this week by i...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:47 pm
Consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets this year as players in the fast moving consumer goods are already reporting an increase in the prices of maize meal...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:47 pm
Businesses have been urged to make efforts to reduce supply chain inefficiencies, which among others significantly contribute to uncompetitive behaviour.
Sport
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Tebogo Sebego has said there is no need to panic after the March 22 FIFA deadline over the running of constituency tour...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 11:43 am
FRANCISTOWN: When the beMOBILE Premier League season began, no one gave Orapa United a chance to be in a commanding position of the title race.
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 11:37 am
National cricket team acting coach, Joseph Angara believes Botswana will stage a good fight in the Pepsi ICC Africa Championships in South Africa this weekend.
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 11:37 am
Arriving in a foreign land as a football player particularly as a striker where expectations of a glut of goals is expected, is never easy.
Lifestyle
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
Two art teachers, George Bagwasi and Onkabetse Kealeboga, on Friday brought together masterpieces at Thapong Visual Arts Centre inspired by their life experiences.
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 17:03 pm
Georgia Papageorge has traveled a long spiritual journey over the years, documenting nature’s wonders in art form.
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 14:28 pm
Insurgents stormed to the big screen this weekend and definitely left tongues wagging. Movie enthusiasts were treated to a dose of Sci-Fi Action of 2015 in the form of th...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 14:22 pm
A group of 12 youngsters from Stepping Stones International saw lady luck shining their way when they were selected to be part of the Voices Around The World project.
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Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:30 pm
The centerpiece of literacy as a cultural value and practice as the gateway to global awareness and to global travel rather than merely for local leisure consumption is s...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 14:34 pm
Having at least a Masters degree is a dream for every academically driven individual.
Wed 25 Mar 2015, 10:54 am
In 1995 when the Botswana National Front (BNF) launched its Social Democratic Programme (SDP) , it created a lot of excitement, particularly that it came a year after the...
Tue 24 Mar 2015, 17:16 pm
National conflicts, civil unrest, war and terrorism continues to cause untold pain and suffering to mankind. Despite efforts to achieve peace and security the situation c...
Features
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:30 pm
Following a spate of job losses around the country, Mmegi Correspondent LERATO MALEKE picks the brains of Members of Parliament on possible solutions to the calamity
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:16 pm
Former President Festus Mogae’s Japanese investor attraction mission close to 10 years ago is still to bear fruit. Staff Writer BAME PIET looks into that sojourn and its...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:14 pm
The straightest shooter in the Delta, Tjikaka Blackie earned a revered reputation as a talented marksman in the 1970s and 1980s. On a trip down memory lane with the veter...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 15:14 pm
Imagine spending close to three years outside the classroom before hitting age 13, wandering about aimlessly and feeding from any source?
World
Mon 30 Mar 2015, 17:30 pm
The White House announced Monday morning that President Obama will travel to Kenya this July for the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which the Kenyan government ha...
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 10:39 am
German police have seized possessions belonging to a co-pilot who apparently crashed his plane in the French Alps killing all 150 people on board, as they investigate his...
Tue 24 Mar 2015, 13:04 pm
Germanwings A320 aircraft flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf goes down in southern French Alps, say French security sources
Mon 16 Mar 2015, 09:23 am
Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people. In the lexicon of human migration there are ...
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 30 Mar 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9010
1 GBP = Pula   14.7059
1 EUR = Pula   10.7643
1 YEN = Pula   0.0831
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8210
1 Pula = USD   0.101
1 Pula = GBP   0.068
1 Pula = EUR   0.0929
1 Pula = YEN   12.04
1 Pula = ZAR   1.218
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 30 Mar 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
400
BIHL
1225
CHOBE
457
CHOPPIES
397
CRESTA
94
ENGEN
934
FNBB
375
FSG
245
FURNMART
208
G4S
337
LETLOLE
228
LETSHEGO
240
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
271
RDCP
213
SECHABA
2870
SEFALANA
1100
STANCHART
1250
TURNSTAR
218
WIL
320
IMARA
210
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