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Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Premier league (BPL) has dismissed reports that players are complaining about the P1,000 airtime given for the Man of the Match award.
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:32 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) chairperson, Walter Kgabung has disclosed that the chief executive officer, Bennett Mamelodi’s contract will be renewed. Mamelodi’s curr...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
PALAPYE: After last season’s 3-1 humiliation at the hands of BR Highlanders, Township Rollers coach Mark Harrison believes his side will get it right tonight at the Serow...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
As early as it is, the beMOBILE Premiership season has not only already set tongues wagging. It has drawn several talking points also. The transformation of Extension Gun...
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27 August 2015
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Thu 27 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
MOLEPOLOLE: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) youth wing chairperson, Andy Boatile, has been ordered to pay P1,000 per month in child maintenance for his six-year-old daugh...
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 17:24 pm
The Court of Appeal (CoA) yesterday ordered the government to set aside its decision to withhold free medical treatment from non-citizen prisoners with AIDS that was comm...
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 17:12 pm
The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) continues to haemorrhage, with three of its well-known founding members serving resignation letters this week.
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 17:12 pm
With a month left before commencement of the national examinations, teachers have vowed to withold coursework marks and not invigilate the 2015 national examinations.
Business
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Kimberley Diamonds, which is set to restart operations at Lerala Mine next year, says it will need to hire expatriate staff to fill the skills gap in the mining industry.
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 16:21 pm
Attendees of the Electra Mining Botswana will be treated to presentations and discussions from several industry speakers at the free-to-attend seminars during the exhibit...
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 16:21 pm
Mistrust between telecommunications operators could derail the ambitious SADC roaming pilot scheduled to kick off among four countries on September 1, 2015, Mmegi has lea...
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.
Sport
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Premier league (BPL) has dismissed reports that players are complaining about the P1,000 airtime given for the Man of the Match award.
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:32 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) chairperson, Walter Kgabung has disclosed that the chief executive officer, Bennett Mamelodi’s contract will be renewed. Mamelodi’s curr...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
PALAPYE: After last season’s 3-1 humiliation at the hands of BR Highlanders, Township Rollers coach Mark Harrison believes his side will get it right tonight at the Serow...
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 15:11 pm
As early as it is, the beMOBILE Premiership season has not only already set tongues wagging. It has drawn several talking points also. The transformation of Extension Gun...
Lifestyle
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 18:00 pm
Traditional music artist, Rejoice Gaonakala, popularly known in the music circles as Jojo, will release her second album titled, Bo Rra Setori on September 11.
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 16:00 pm
Gospel music ensemble Aregopoleng Gospel Boyz hoisted the Botswana flag in Stockholm, Sweden in their debut performance at the International Gospel Concert.
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 16:00 pm
Miss Botswana 2015 will host the beauty pageant’s fashion show at Molapo Piazza on Saturday.
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...
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Opinion & Analysis
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, 16:07 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...
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 15:06 pm
It is ironic, considering democracy’s pitiful state worldwide that, in accordance to its etymology, it literally means “common people’s rule” or, more simply, “people’s p...
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: Friday, 28 Aug 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.2564
1 GBP = Pula   15.8228
1 EUR = Pula   11.5473
1 YEN = Pula   0.0847
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7808
1 Pula = USD   0.0975
1 Pula = GBP   0.0632
1 Pula = EUR   0.0866
1 Pula = YEN   11.81
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2808
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
440
BIHL
1438
CHOBE
622
CHOPPIES
520
CRESTA
100
ENGEN
817
FNBB
387
FSG
266
FURNMART
135
G4S
360
LETLOLE
223
LETSHEGO
320
NAP
242
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
288
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1272
STANCHART
1269
TURNSTAR
281
WIL
480
IMARA
274
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