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Five teachers at Bokamoso Junior Secondary School in Gaborone have been marked for death and the perpetrators have started counting the corpses after the first of their f...
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The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting last Friday heard that government has not collected plastic levy funds from businesses since its introduction in...
Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
In its 19th installment Maitisong Outdoor Festival in Old Naledi had a jam-packed line up, but it was La Timmy who left “Zola” screaming his name on Saturday.
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Thapelo (not her real name) is a single mom with a steady job in Gaborone at a parastatal, but who yearned for something more adventurous and a place to relocate her thre...
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Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Five teachers at Bokamoso Junior Secondary School in Gaborone have been marked for death and the perpetrators have started counting the corpses after the first of their f...
Mon 25 May 2015, 12:44 pm
President Ian Khama’s administration has launched an aggressive multi-prolonged strategy to bring sanity and dignity in public schools.
Mon 25 May 2015, 12:29 pm
The Botswana Sector for Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has lifted a moratorium imposed on working on rest days and overtime. The Union has advised its members and teacher...
Mon 25 May 2015, 12:26 pm
According to Charma-gal Kabelo’s twin sister Nini, was the first to be brought in and even released her own album. Charma-gal says then Kabelo’s elder brother, who wa...
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Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting last Friday heard that government has not collected plastic levy funds from businesses since its introduction in...
Mon 25 May 2015, 14:36 pm
PALAPYE: Early next month, Shahnaz Herbal will finally open a herbal spa here at Majestic Five Hotel.This, after providing hairdressing, spa and personal care services in...
Mon 25 May 2015, 14:36 pm
The Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) last week launched a new programme that will help sustain Small Macro and Medium enterprises (SMME’s...
Mon 25 May 2015, 14:35 pm
Gantsi is among the latest towns to celebrate the opening of a new re-design concept Orange Shops that come with stylish ambience.
Sport
Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
MORULENG: The Zebras held their nerve in a penalty shootout against South Africa to proceed to the semi finals of the COSAFA Senior Challenge at the Moruleng Stadium last...
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:26 pm
LOBATSE: The national Under-23 side, Young Zebras played to an entertaining 1-1 draw against Kenya in the first leg of the African Championship qualifier played on Friday...
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:26 pm
Green Lovers have put one foot into the Premier League after edging out Mogoditshane Fighters with a solitary goal in the first leg of the promotion play-offs played at t...
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:22 pm
Nigel Amos was the biggest winner at the annual Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) awards held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) over the weeken...
Lifestyle
Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
In its 19th installment Maitisong Outdoor Festival in Old Naledi had a jam-packed line up, but it was La Timmy who left “Zola” screaming his name on Saturday.
Mon 25 May 2015, 15:20 pm
Multitudes of people in Old Naledi were spoilt for choice on Saturday as they watched mouth-watering performances from local artists courtesy of the Maitisong Outdoor fes...
Mon 18 May 2015, 18:30 pm
Eighteen-year-old Amogelang Beverly Paulo of Tsootshaa was crowned queen of the Mascom-sponsored 2015 Miss World Information Technology and Telecommunications Society Day...
Mon 18 May 2015, 15:14 pm
The upcoming Motswako Fest pre-launch party brightened the Red Cup Fridays sessions with guest appearances from South Africa, which attracted a number of revellers at Dro...
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Mon 25 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Thapelo (not her real name) is a single mom with a steady job in Gaborone at a parastatal, but who yearned for something more adventurous and a place to relocate her thre...
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:10 pm
Earlier this year a series of full page colour adverts appeared in various local newspapers in which, next to a photograph of the a colonial era policeman lowering the Un...
Mon 18 May 2015, 15:23 pm
This week we will take a break from local history to examine some overseas history in the making.
Mon 11 May 2015, 17:20 pm
Mr President let me congratulate you for winning the presidential seat.
Features
Mon 04 May 2015, 15:55 pm
Dear reader please be patient and tolerant as you read part of my personal diary. I lost my family through my confessions and I hope you will not be tempted to disown me...
Mon 30 Mar 2015, 15:54 pm
Once more the Directorate of Public Prosecutions(DPP) has withdrawn a so called “high profile corruption case”.
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...
World
Mon 25 May 2015, 16:49 pm
Johannesburg - Comedian Trevor Noah's grandmother has denied media reports claiming a relative was murdered and buried in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.
Tue 19 May 2015, 00:14 am
US President Barack Obama has just launched his own Twitter feed, the White House has confirmed.
Tue 21 Apr 2015, 16:55 pm
Legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela caused a stir at Rhodes University when he refused to take pictures with girls donning weaves or hair extensions.
Tue 24 Mar 2015, 14:17 pm
Five children, who killed a snake allegedly linked to a belief by its owner that it brings wealth, were hospitalised and discharged after they started having crawling aro...
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Monday, 25 May 2015
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.8135
1 GBP = Pula   15.1976
1 EUR = Pula   10.7875
1 YEN = Pula   0.0807
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8224
1 Pula = USD   0.1019
1 Pula = GBP   0.0658
1 Pula = EUR   0.0927
1 Pula = YEN   12.39
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2159
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STOCK EXCHANGE: Monday, 25 May 2015
DOMESTIC STOCKS
BARCLAYS
410
BIHL
1310
CHOBE
480
CHOPPIES
416
CRESTA
95
ENGEN
850
FNBB
385
FSG
250
FURNMART
180
G4S
339
LETLOLE
218
LETSHEGO
350
NAP
230
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
276
RDCP
230
SECHABA
2850
SEFALANA
1170
STANCHART
1255
TURNSTAR
236
WIL
412
IMARA
275
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