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Scientists have measured more than 15,000 men’s penises in an effort to find out what size is “normal”.
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Township Rollers were booted out of the CAF Champions League following their 1-0 loss to South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs in the second leg of the Preliminary round on...
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
With winter approaching and energy shortages expected, a pair of young Botswana entrepreneurs has come up with a water and energy saving solution.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
TSOLAMOSESE: Limbs or no limbs, love conquers all. On Saturday, Felinah Ditshuge of Gabane, married her sweetheart, Ditshuge Keokeditswe of Sefhophe, despite the husband...
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02 March 2015
Four of the seven suspects in a cash loan robbery that left ...
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Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
TSOLAMOSESE: Limbs or no limbs, love conquers all. On Saturday, Felinah Ditshuge of Gabane, married her sweetheart, Ditshuge Keokeditswe of Sefhophe, despite the husband...
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 17:33 pm
Struggling milk company, Delta Dairies was on Friday placed under provisional liquidation following a High Court petition by nine of its creditors.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 17:30 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Two South Africans facing charges of allegedly impersonating South African police officers were denied bail on Friday.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 17:27 pm
Four of the seven suspects in a cash loan robbery that left a police officer and one suspect dead in Kanye a few weeks ago, have been denied bail.
Business
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
With winter approaching and energy shortages expected, a pair of young Botswana entrepreneurs has come up with a water and energy saving solution.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:37 pm
A week after launching the first ever 4G technology, Orange Botswana last week announced that they have 25 towers in Gaborone alone for 4G internet, meaning customers are...
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:31 pm
The multi-million-pula expansion project of the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) will be completed this month (March) after works were suspended for three ...
Mon 23 Feb 2015, 18:00 pm
Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) is developing grading standards for fruits and vegetables to facilitate both internal and external trade, and serve as a regulatory in...
Sport
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
Township Rollers were booted out of the CAF Champions League following their 1-0 loss to South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs in the second leg of the Preliminary round on...
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Great North Tigers (GNT) family is keeping its fingers crossed that some of the clubs in the relegation doldrums continue on their downward spiral.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:24 pm
LOBATSE: BDF XI came from behind to beat Young Africans 2-1 in a CAF Champions League preliminary round match played here on Friday evening.
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:20 pm
The Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) in partnership with football giants, Kaizer Chiefs and Township Rollers, hosted a football-coaching clinic at Lekidi Football ...
Lifestyle
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 18:00 pm
An upcoming local fashion magazine, Ramp, in partnership with Jodark Kuvan hosted a fashion Extravaganza on Saturday at Baisago University where crowd was simply beguiled...
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 17:46 pm
Thato Sikwane affectionately known, as DJ Fresh is Botswana’s best musical export by far, having dominated the Southern African market for over two decades and still goin...
Mon 23 Feb 2015, 18:00 pm
The much awaited and first ever Fashion Swap charity event, which was organised by talented fashion designer, Kaone Moremong was a success.
Mon 23 Feb 2015, 12:46 pm
A newly established family restaurant, The Bier Baron, has opened it doors to Gaborone patrons.
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Mon 02 Mar 2015, 14:47 pm
We still hold and contend that it does not need decades for one to be in an office to leave a legacy, even a day is enough to make a visible and valuable mark.
Sun 01 Mar 2015, 14:50 pm
In last week’s s MONITOR a short article on page 2 reported Minister Mokaila saying that electricity tariffs would increase.
Mon 23 Feb 2015, 17:50 pm
Reference is made to the article written by Lerato Maleke titled “Bakgatla Bojale Drum gets UNESCO Recognition” in The Monitor of February 16, 2015.
Mon 23 Feb 2015, 13:00 pm
In a recent letter written to this publication, a certain “Lieutenant” Letsholo purportedly from the Glen Valley Barracks has unleashed an onslaught of a deliberate attac...
Features
Mon 02 Mar 2015, 13:49 pm
She was supposed to be doing Form 5 this year, but because she was simply too good for words, she wrote her Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE)...
Mon 09 Feb 2015, 15:53 pm
While on social media he has been described as a ‘hero’ and ‘bosso’ who has pulled off the stunt of the year, on closer inspection the man dubbed the Parliament Swimmer i...
Mon 02 Feb 2015, 17:00 pm
Former South African National Police Commissioner, Jackie Sello Selebi was buried in Pretoria over the weekend. I first met Selebi in 1989. If you think about it, that wa...
Mon 19 Jan 2015, 16:47 pm
Youthful Limkokwing regional director of corporate & Media Relations Mercy Thebe handles herself like a primetime tv celeb; she oozes confidence, passion and style and is...
World
Tue 03 Mar 2015, 07:00 am
Scientists have measured more than 15,000 men’s penises in an effort to find out what size is “normal”.
Fri 20 Feb 2015, 18:11 pm
The man who accused a magistrate of taking a bribe was trying to dodge extradition to Botswana because he has no faith in that country's legal system.
Mon 16 Feb 2015, 17:00 pm
Namibia's next president Hage Geingob tied the knot to his fiancée Monica Kalondo on Valentine’s Day.
Mon 09 Feb 2015, 10:22 am
Heads have started rolling as the fallout over President Robert Mugabe’s embarrasing fall at Harare International Airport on Wednesday begins.
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.6899
1 GBP = Pula   14.9254
1 EUR = Pula   10.8578
1 YEN = Pula   0.0810
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8271
1 Pula = USD   0.1032
1 Pula = GBP   0.067
1 Pula = EUR   0.0921
1 Pula = YEN   12.34
1 Pula = ZAR   1.209
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 02 Mar 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
355
BIHL
1184
CHOBE
450
CHOPPIES
399
CRESTA
90
ENGEN
950
FNBB
380
FSG
237
FURNMART
208
G4S
335
LETLOLE
227
LETSHEGO
239
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
270
RDCP
213
SECHABA
2949
SEFALANA
1010
STANCHART
1254
TURNSTAR
214
WIL
320
IMARA
246
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