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Fri 24 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has tersely rejected Kenya’s request to move tonight’s Under-23 CAF Championships qualifier to the weekend due to VISA complicatio...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:25 pm
A wounded Township Rollers face third placed Orapa United in a tricky fixture at the Itekeng Stadium as be MOBILE Premier League action resumes tomorrow.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:11 pm
PALAPYE: Nico United captain, Richard Legwaila has vowed they will dig themselves out of the relegation quagmire after a string of bad performances left them in a precari...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:02 pm
Attacking Gaborone United (GU) midfielder, Mpho ‘Megah’ Kgaswane shone like a beacon as he led his side to the Mascom Top 8 triumph on Saturday night.
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Though BOFEPUSU and its affiliate, BOPEU have been at logger...
23 April 2015
The Gaborone High Court has dismissed with costs a bid by Be...
23 April 2015
On Tuesday, before the retired general was acquitted and dis...
23 April 2015
The two areas are in the Nata-Gweta constituency. “We could ...
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23 April 2015
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Thu 23 Apr 2015, 19:00 pm
Though BOFEPUSU and its affiliate, BOPEU have been at loggerheads, Marenga said they are not planning a boycott like they did last year and they have given a free hand to...
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:47 pm
The Gaborone High Court has dismissed with costs a bid by Benedice Louis Sibanda to nullify his suspension as Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC) executive chairman. I...
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:41 pm
On Tuesday, before the retired general was acquitted and discharged by Gaborone High Court judge Michael Mothobi on all the charges after his attorney Banyatsi Mmekwa con...
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:38 pm
The two areas are in the Nata-Gweta constituency. “We could have launched in the Nata-Gweta area probably last year, but we ended up having other pressing party activitie...
Business
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:12 pm
Glen Valley incubators will this week start selling its tomato produce to the local market.
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:09 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Trade and Industry, Vincent Seretse says he is worried by the slow growth of the private sector, which is supposed to be an engine of economi...
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
A harsh winter is awaiting power consumers, as anticipated shortages might compel Botswana Power Corporation(BPC) to supply households with just enough electricity to pow...
Wed 22 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) has reported a 36 percent slump in revenue during the 2013/14 financial year, citing delays in delivering 516 housing units in Phak...
Sport
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has tersely rejected Kenya’s request to move tonight’s Under-23 CAF Championships qualifier to the weekend due to VISA complicatio...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:25 pm
A wounded Township Rollers face third placed Orapa United in a tricky fixture at the Itekeng Stadium as be MOBILE Premier League action resumes tomorrow.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:11 pm
PALAPYE: Nico United captain, Richard Legwaila has vowed they will dig themselves out of the relegation quagmire after a string of bad performances left them in a precari...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:02 pm
Attacking Gaborone United (GU) midfielder, Mpho ‘Megah’ Kgaswane shone like a beacon as he led his side to the Mascom Top 8 triumph on Saturday night.
Lifestyle
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Mmegi correspondent DUMISANI NCUBE has compiled a number of former My Star contestants who have managed to make breakthrough in the music industry
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 17:49 pm
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards.
Thu 23 Apr 2015, 17:45 pm
A number of dance activities that include performances, workshops and presentations for upcoming dancers are billed for Maitisong Festival.
Wed 22 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Local hip-hop artist, Sidney Molefe also known as Mr Molzz in music circles has threatened to sue his former record label, Deceiver Records for failing to pay him.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:27 pm
The recent announcement by the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture to introduce the Graduate Volunteer Scheme has brought to the fore raw emotions that have been bubbling...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:19 pm
In the last few articles in this column, one main point should remain embedded in the reader’s mind. All that played out in biblical history, even much of secular history...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:19 pm
This week we look at why parliament in Botswana is constrained and consequently unable to provide an adequate and effective oversight of the executive branch.
Wed 15 Apr 2015, 15:13 pm
The statue of Cecil John Rhodes, a prominent British mining magnate and African coloniser has been pulled down at the University of Capetown after a prolonged protest by ...
Features
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 07:00 am
Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES travelled to London, UK for the global launch of the new Huawei P8. In this review he unpacks the new gadget that has been dubbed as ‘revol...
Wed 22 Apr 2015, 13:17 pm
Gantsi only rarely features in the news - hardly surprising for a place that is yet to decide how it should be spelt.
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 16:17 pm
The country’s economic miracle and globally admired growth rate in years past, has had the unintended effect of introducing Batswana to unhealthy, sedentary lifestyles of...
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:39 pm
Days after undergoing a dialysis operation, months after her initial diagnosis with renal failure, Mmegi Correspondent, LEINANYANA TSIANE gathers her strength to pen a na...
World
Tue 21 Apr 2015, 16:28 pm
South African soldiers will be deployed to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapis...
Mon 20 Apr 2015, 07:10 am
Italian coastguard retrieves 28 survivors so far, and about 20 bodies, according to the interior ministry, after boat sinks 60 miles off Libyan coast
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 19:47 pm
At least five persons have been killed in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s Kwazulu Natal province.
Thu 09 Apr 2015, 09:33 am
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has voted to remove a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of student protests.
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 24 Apr 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.9305
1 GBP = Pula   14.9701
1 EUR = Pula   10.7759
1 YEN = Pula   0.0832
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8177
1 Pula = USD   0.1007
1 Pula = GBP   0.0668
1 Pula = EUR   0.0928
1 Pula = YEN   12.02
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2229
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 24 Apr 2015
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BARCLAYS
405
BIHL
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CHOBE
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CHOPPIES
399
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
850
FNBB
377
FSG
245
FURNMART
185
G4S
337
LETLOLE
218
LETSHEGO
263
NAP
220
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
271
RDCP
221
SECHABA
2870
SEFALANA
1149
STANCHART
1255
TURNSTAR
225
WIL
350
IMARA
300
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