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- n. See Table at currency.
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- n. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Botswanan pula.
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- n. 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana
The bus to Gaborone cost 8 pula each way, about $2, a huge sum for Seeletso, who rarely had more than a few thebe—a hundred of which made up a pula—in her pocket.
And he had never charged a single thebe for his time, and of course he never would.
Her capital was the grand total of two hundred and thirty eight pula and forty-five thebe, and that would buy, at the most, one secondhand typewriter.
At the moment, all that she had in her savings account was two hundred and thirty-eight pula and forty-five thebe.
Standard Chartered Bank of Botswana added 1.27 percent or five thebe to 400t, First National Bank put on 1.3 percent or five thebe to 390t, Botswana Insurance was 5.26 percent or 55t up at 11.00 pula and Sechaba Brewery Holdings closed 4.41 percent or 21t up at
One other counter featured: Medical Rescue International Botswana dropped 2.56 percent or five thebe to close at 190t.
Standard was down 4.55 percent or 25 thebe to 420t; information technology company RPC Data dropped 2.86 percent or five thebe to
Not a single thebe was owed on the garage; the house was subject to no bond; and the three accounts in Barclays Bank of Botswana were replete with pula.
An unchanged interim of 20 thebe was declared, bringing the dividend for the year up one thebe to 36 thebe.
A second half dividend of 26 thebe was declared, bringing the total for the year to 30 thebe.
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