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Concerned about the low participation of Batswana on the stock market, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched an investor handbook that provides comprehensive inf...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:25 pm
It was revealed by Yarona FM that some major changes are underway concerning their line-up.
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Lobatse sides, Extension Gunners and BMC played to an exciting 1-1 draw in the be MOBILE Premier League played at New Lobatse Stadium on Saturday. Moemedi Moatlhaping sco...
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Mon 20 Oct 2014, 17:23 pm
Voting was abandoned in Rasesa, Kgatleng on Saturday after it was discovered that there were no ballot papers for the opposition candidates, the Independent Electoral Com...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:57 pm
A 19-year-old pregnant woman was shot and injured in a moving car by a police convoy of four cars and a grey private car during the wee hours of Thursday morning at Pitsa...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:45 pm
“Do not look at us, you disgust us and just so you know, this bullet was meant for your head not you thigh, you should be dead by now”.
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:55 pm
On Sunday The Monitor learnt that the family of a pregnant woman shot and injured by police on early Friday are under persistent pestering and stocking by the police to h...
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Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:14 pm
Concerned about the low participation of Batswana on the stock market, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched an investor handbook that provides comprehensive inf...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:36 pm
GANTSI: Fast moving consumer goods giant, Sefalana has opened its 19th Shoppers retail outlet in Gantsi.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 16:08 pm
Delta Dairies managing director Herman de Lange, one of the over 54 workers owed two months salaries at the milk company says CEDA have assured them that they have not so...
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:46 pm
Boikhutso goes to the grocery shop every day to buy fresh bread. She walks into the store and picks up a basket as she secretly knows that she will pick up more than jus...
Sport
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 14:55 pm
Lobatse sides, Extension Gunners and BMC played to an exciting 1-1 draw in the be MOBILE Premier League played at New Lobatse Stadium on Saturday. Moemedi Moatlhaping sco...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 14:44 pm
Mogoditshane Fighters grabbed maximum points following their 1-0 victory over Sharps Electrical 1-0 during Debswana Fist Division South League match played in Mogoditshan...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 14:43 pm
Big Sisters recovered from a 2-1 deficit in second half to claim a 2-2 all draw against UB Kicks in a heated Women’s Football Super League clash played at Lekidi Football...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 14:37 pm
Botswana cricket team maintained its winning ways as it outclassed power house, Pakistan by eight wickets in a third round Mini World Cup match played at Botswana Cricket...
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Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:25 pm
It was revealed by Yarona FM that some major changes are underway concerning their line-up.
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:11 pm
Rapper Kast gave revelers at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) mega rally near Maharaja something to talk about with his remix of Anna Fiki-Ditau’s Mpolelle re Babedi.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:43 pm
The crème la crème of Gaborone’s social scene converged at the refurbished Cigar Lounge, dressed to impress on Thursday night.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:11 pm
French author, Soline Lippe de Thoisy, presented her second novel L’ Ile des Rois to local literature lovers at Alliance Francaise in Gaborone on Thursday evening.
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Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:37 pm
While weight gain and fat storage have in the past been viewed as signs of health and prosperity, this is no longer the case. Today as standards of living continue to ris...
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 16:22 pm
In response to the two articles published by yourselves in Monitor newspaper dated October 13, 2014 I wish to issue the following statement.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 16:55 pm
It’s a fact when we say some things are just too hard to get or find in life. It’s not a problem to have a big dream or vision in life because it’s just what we wish our ...
Mon 06 Oct 2014, 06:59 am
The Teaching Profession globally has nagging problems that need a robust union. The act that ushered in the advent of unionisation in Botswana was most welcome to the wor...
Features
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 10:49 am
“I have, in the last several weeks, watched with utter horror how the media has, day after day, and week after week, accused me of great crimes, tried me of those crimes,...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 15:13 pm
Popular Botswana Police Itshireletse television programme actor, Inspector Kenneth Baya Nkomo who was popularly known as “Judas Judas”, was a rare talent to hit Botswan...
Mon 09 Jun 2014, 10:24 am
Palapye resident Ethel Gampone is waiting with bated breath for the fate of her Nandos Franchise rumoured to be among the leading money spinners in the country.
Mon 26 May 2014, 16:39 pm
The greater Gaborone area has been affected by illegal sand mining which has forced the authorities to stop issuing licenses. Villagers are complaining of being deprived ...
World
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 22:52 pm
Footage of a badly burnt woman being berated by a crowd in Nigeria has been watched hundreds of thousands of times on YouTube.
Tue 14 Oct 2014, 09:00 am
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country's official news agency says.
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:00 pm
The Colombian women's cycling team have gone all Brazilian it seems - judging by the latest unveiling of their sporty strip.
Mon 11 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Five artillery shells hit a high-security prison on the outskirts of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine last night, sparking a riot in which 106 inmates escaped, local officials ...
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1 GBP = Pula   14.7275
1 EUR = Pula   11.6959
1 YEN = Pula   0.0857
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8286
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ABCH
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BIHL
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CHOBE
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FNBB
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300
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