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Looking at the latest works of sculptor Joseph Piet, particularly the three fibreglass rhinos, one cannot help but admire the mastery in the art.
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Nigerian funny man Bright ‘Basket Mouth’ Okpocha is coming to town for the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) week.
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The month of May has certainly been full of electrifying movies with the likes of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Run All Night and Get Hard amongst others.
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The Department of Public Service Managment continues to face...
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Thu 21 May 2015, 18:03 pm
The Department of Public Service Managment continues to face challenges in filling thousands of vacancies that have been vacant for more than five years. The Public Accou...
Thu 21 May 2015, 16:07 pm
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has terminated the employment contracts of top managers at its secretariat and gave them till next week to leave.
Thu 21 May 2015, 15:58 pm
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has a very important message for neighbouring South Africa. During a press conference in Gaborone yesterday, he said the struggle for l...
Thu 21 May 2015, 15:51 pm
Parliament cannot afford rental costs for Members of Parliament (MPs) to rent out private houses should the contractor refurbishing the parliamentary flats fail to beat t...
Business
Thu 21 May 2015, 18:04 pm
The Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) yesterday announced a name change to Business Botswana as part of a major restructuring effort aimed...
Thu 21 May 2015, 12:47 pm
The Leading global logistics company, Aramex launched in Botswana yesterday marking a significant boost to the local transport and logistics industry.
Wed 20 May 2015, 18:04 pm
The High Court has granted an order for operations of troubled Kingdom Bank Africal Limited (KBAL) to be wound up after a forensic audit found the bank to be insolvent.
Wed 20 May 2015, 11:48 am
Letshego Group managing director, Christopher Low has been absolved of allegations of maladministration that were levelled against him through an anonymous email earlier ...
Sport
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Ben Kgomela has quickly dismissed reports the team refused to train yesterday over unpaid allowances and in so...
Fri 22 May 2015, 14:36 pm
Ahead of a crucial clash with Kenya in Lobatse this afternoon, lady Zebras coach, Gaolethoo ‘Ronaldo’ Nkutlwisang, said she was in cruise control despite daunting “chal...
Fri 22 May 2015, 13:24 pm
Paul stepped confidently into crocodile-infested waters emboldened after watching a friend-turned-foe treading blithely. Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE considers how the sam...
Fri 22 May 2015, 13:21 pm
PALAPYE: Motlakase Softball Club is billed to host the northern zone softball eliminators next month, which the club publicity secretary, Letsweletse Jonas said “could no...
Lifestyle
Fri 22 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Looking at the latest works of sculptor Joseph Piet, particularly the three fibreglass rhinos, one cannot help but admire the mastery in the art.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:43 pm
Nigerian funny man Bright ‘Basket Mouth’ Okpocha is coming to town for the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) week.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:27 pm
The month of May has certainly been full of electrifying movies with the likes of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Run All Night and Get Hard amongst others.
Fri 22 May 2015, 15:25 pm
Musical big shot La Timmy, jazz maestro Ndingo Johwa, boy band Team Distant, and DJ Sly will feature at Lobatse International Beef Festival next week.The beef festival wi...
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:23 pm
I recently read in a local newspaper where a comrade from BOSETU was challenging BFTU and BOFEPUSU to unite and form one federation of unions in Botswana. According to hi...
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:11 pm
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and Sisonke Association of Botswana wishes to express their views on an article by the Monitor dated 06 May 2015...
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:11 pm
Christianity, since time immemorial has always been a religion of honourable men and women including former statesmen such as the founding president of America George Was...
Fri 15 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Despite the criticism of doubting Thomases during May Day commemorations, BOPEU remains a focused and strategic labour movement in terms of putting of its members’ intere...
Features
Wed 20 May 2015, 11:08 am
Within this small graveyard are buried two people whose presence there is bound to prompt surprise and inevitably speculation.
Fri 15 May 2015, 18:00 pm
While those with limited literacy yearn for more opportunities to come their way, today’s literate regard the skill-set as only good enough for greater reasoning and deci...
Fri 15 May 2015, 15:59 pm
History is littered with extinctions where human neglect, recklessness or ignorance resulted in the complete erasure of a species. For three decades in Botswana, speciall...
Fri 15 May 2015, 10:31 am
At which place is President Ian Khama at his happiest? There is a raging debate about this.
World
Wed 20 May 2015, 00:23 am
The US has charged six Chinese nationals over the alleged theft of technology used in mobile phones.
Wed 13 May 2015, 15:00 pm
A Burundi army general says President Pierre Nkurunziza has been "overthrown", amid unrest over his bid to be re-elected for a third term.
Wed 06 May 2015, 17:33 pm
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps in March, Andreas Lubitz appears to have practised a rapid descent on a previous flight, a report by...
Tue 05 May 2015, 13:00 pm
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said he still wants to buy English Premier League soccer team Arsenal even after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010.
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 22 May 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.7276
1 GBP = Pula   15.2439
1 EUR = Pula   10.8460
1 YEN = Pula   0.0805
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8243
1 Pula = USD   0.1028
1 Pula = GBP   0.0656
1 Pula = EUR   0.0922
1 Pula = YEN   12.42
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2131
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 22 May 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
410
BIHL
1315
CHOBE
461
CHOPPIES
415
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
850
FNBB
385
FSG
250
FURNMART
180
G4S
339
LETLOLE
218
LETSHEGO
350
NAP
229
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
275
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1170
STANCHART
1255
TURNSTAR
235
WIL
385
IMARA
275
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