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Even though fire nearly razed the iconic 47 year-old Gaborone Golf Club (GGC) house on Sunday, golf activities will not be affected.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Urban music event Summer Explosion has returned after a two-year break with an impressive line up of close to 40 local and international acts.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Standard Chartered Bank Botswana registered a 75 percent rise in loans to institutions and corporates in 2014, as the bank looked to find shelter in secured lending in a ...
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The Kgatleng District Council (KDC) is in the middle of a dispute between two contractors that were expected to work jointly in setting up the envisaged 15-megawatt (MW) ...
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The Kgatleng District Council (KDC) is in the middle of a di...
01 April 2015
Respected Bahurutshe Kgosi Letlole Thobega has died, royal o...
01 April 2015
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01 April 2015
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL mine has invested P3.3 million constructi...
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Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The Kgatleng District Council (KDC) is in the middle of a dispute between two contractors that were expected to work jointly in setting up the envisaged 15-megawatt (MW) ...
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 12:07 pm
Respected Bahurutshe Kgosi Letlole Thobega has died, royal officials said yesterday. Thobega’s death comes weeks after he was admitted in hospital.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 11:58 am
There was no update in the abuse allegations made by convicted robber, Thabo Masilo, when he appeared in court yesterday because the prosecutor was absent.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 11:49 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL mine has invested P3.3 million constructing a resource centre to address the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in Botshabelo.
Business
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Standard Chartered Bank Botswana registered a 75 percent rise in loans to institutions and corporates in 2014, as the bank looked to find shelter in secured lending in a ...
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:42 am
The collapse of global crude oil prices has impacted adversely on the profit of Engen Botswana, a major fuel and lubricants supplier.
Tue 31 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
Two food-supplying companies yesterday appeared before the Competition Commission accused of rigging tenders worth a combined P114 million for the supply of sugar beans t...
Tue 31 Mar 2015, 14:49 pm
Power imports rose by 36 percent in the fourth quarter of last year as boiler leakages at Morupule B debilitated the power plant’s generation capacity.
Sport
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Even though fire nearly razed the iconic 47 year-old Gaborone Golf Club (GGC) house on Sunday, golf activities will not be affected.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:09 am
Newly promoted side, Jwaneng Galaxy has vowed to make its presence felt in the Premier League, not just to make numbers.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:03 am
The Botswana National Sports Council’s (BNSC) decision to allocate affialiates a 10 percent grant for local championships is meant to drive local sports development.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:00 am
There is everything to play for during the Mascom Derby, an event famous for robust horse race competitions, Maun cuisine, music and cultural fashion extravaganza.
Lifestyle
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Urban music event Summer Explosion has returned after a two-year break with an impressive line up of close to 40 local and international acts.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:28 am
Seikgotlho Sebele, the widow of soccer legend Nicholas ‘Lele’ Sebele, salutes a dedicated beauty pageant couple that transformed her life for the better.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:28 am
Rapper, Bishop L Marumo says despite the success of his singles over the years there is no pressure to release his debut album.
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:14 am
Project Tunes and Tales slated for the Little Theatre at the National Museum promises nothing less than excitement on Friday night.
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Opinion & Analysis
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
Wed 01 Apr 2015, 10:52 am
In the mid 1920s, the glamorous 31-year-old Prince of Wales, toured several South American countries, Canada and the USA and then Southern Africa, including this country.
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...
World
Tue 31 Mar 2015, 20:00 pm
Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria.
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
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Thursday, 02 Apr 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.8619
1 GBP = Pula   14.6628
1 EUR = Pula   10.6724
1 YEN = Pula   0.0826
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8256
1 Pula = USD   0.1014
1 Pula = GBP   0.0682
1 Pula = EUR   0.0937
1 Pula = YEN   12.11
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2113
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
400
BIHL
1225
CHOBE
458
CHOPPIES
397
CRESTA
94
ENGEN
934
FNBB
375
FSG
245
FURNMART
208
G4S
337
LETLOLE
228
LETSHEGO
243
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
271
RDCP
221
SECHABA
2870
SEFALANA
1140
STANCHART
1250
TURNSTAR
219
WIL
325
IMARA
300
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