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 2020-06-03 21:27 

Business Live

Wall Street rallies on signs of economic rebound beyond US protests and pandemic...

Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow have rebounded sharply from March lows amid coronavirus-related lockdowns...

 2020-06-03 21:27 

Business Live

Three more Minneapolis police officers charged in death of George Floyd...

Death of the unarmed black man has triggered more than a week of international protests against police brutality targeting African Americans...

 2020-06-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Single parents struggling during Covid-19 pandemic...

Things got from bad to worse when the government ordered closure of bars, restaurants and entertainment spots, which were mainly their places of work....

 2020-06-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Homa Bay man with rare condition pleads for help to get treatment...

According to Dr Kevin Osuri of Rangwe Sub-county hospital, ascites has many causes including liver cirrhosis, tuberculosis and cancer....

 2020-06-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Locals reject plan to build waste plant...

Agent says buyers want to end contract over fears of contaminated produce....

 2020-06-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Dispute over two towns claimed by three counties...

Samboja insists the two towns, one in Kwale and the other in Makueni belong to Taita Taveta County...

 2020-06-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Governors seek Sh5b to fight Covid-19...

Council of Governors Chairman Wycliffe Oparanya asked Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani to speed up the release of the funds....

 2020-06-03 20:53 

News24

3 shot dead in broad daylight in Cape Town...

A triple murder is being investigated after two gunmen opened fire on people sitting in a yard in Gugulethu, leaving three dead and one injured....

 2020-06-03 20:31 

Business Live

HSBC and StanChart endorse China's security law for Hong Kong...

Rights groups say China is putting pressure on companies to 'create the illusion of support' for the national security law...

 2020-06-03 20:31 

Business Live

Market data — June 3 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-06-03 20:30 

News24

Mkhize: Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape showing same pattern that drove up Western Cape outbreak...

The Western and Eastern Cape accounts for 78% of the country's confirmed coronavirus cases, with the Eastern Cape showing the "same pattern that drove up the outbreak" in the Western Cape, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said....

 2020-06-03 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Oppenheimer, Cisco backed Harambe raise funds for Africa tech startups...

Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance has raised $1 million to support its African technology startups and help kick-start the return of venture capital to the continent....

 2020-06-03 20:27 

News24

Man killed, 2-year-old shot in Cape Town...

A two-year-old boy was shot and a man killed in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, Western Cape police have said....

 2020-06-03 20:04 

News24

Strand police station reopens after confirmed coronavirus case...

Operations have resumed at the Strand police station after it was closed following a confirmed coronavirus case, Western Cape police has said....

 2020-06-03 19:50 

News24

Every day ke payday for Daily Lotto players...

The jackpot prize in Wednesday's Daily Lotto draw rolled down to the next level with 123 players winning R1 670.40 by matching four numbers....

 2020-06-03 19:40 

News24

WATCH | Woman awaits surgery after alleged attack by metro cop...

Thalente Ngidi, 35, has been in hospital since Sunday after allegedly being slapped and punched in the face by an Ekurhuleni Metro Police officer, leaving her nose fractured in two places....

 2020-06-03 19:36 

Business Live

US defence chief opposes Trump's plan to use Insurrection Act to deploy troops...

Mark Esper says the deployment of active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should used as a last resort...

 2020-06-03 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: How the financial services industry will need to adapt during Covid-19...

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has placed immense pressure on South Africa's economy, which was already struggling to correct its underperformance for some years....

 2020-06-03 19:28 

News24

George Floyd killing: Cop to face harsher charges, three others to be arrested - report...
 2020-06-03 19:10 

News24

'Very few' soldiers infected with Covid-19 - Mapisa-Nqakula...

While "very few" SA National Defence Force members have been infected with Covid-19, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula does not want to say how many....

 2020-06-03 19:01 

News24

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Wednesday, 3 June, draw....

 2020-06-03 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19...

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May The post The backlogs, denials and ...

 2020-06-03 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

It's time for a Great Reset of capitalism...

The Covid-19 pandemic provides a chance to reflect on, reimagine and reset the global economic system The post It's time for a Great Reset of capitalism appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon...

The sale of alcohol was banned during levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown but other African governments have struggled to enforce this restrictions The post Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 18:53 

News24

Man in dock after 7 found dead in Durban house...

A 23-year-old man arrested for a bloodbath that left seven people dead in eMsahweni, Durban, last month has appeared in the Umbumbulu Magistrate's Court....

 2020-06-03 18:52 

News24

International Covid-19 news: WHO to resume treatment trials, Italy opens for Europeans...
 2020-06-03 18:42 

Mail & Guardian

Johnson defends under-fire virus 'test and trace' scheme...

The scheme uses an army of 25 000 tracers to contact people who may have been exposed to the virus The post Johnson defends under-fire virus 'test and trace' scheme appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 18:41 

News24

SANDF stays mum on possible assistance to Mozambique...

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will only discuss behind closed doors the possibility of the deployment of its special forces to Mozambique to help quell terrorist activities....

 2020-06-03 18:40 

Business Live

Lancet journal casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study...

The medical journal says it's concerned about the validity of widely cited study by small data analytics firm Surgisphere...

 2020-06-03 18:40 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Did the tribunal put its thumb on the scales?...

Ruling on excessive pricing uses the pandemic to circumvent the Competition Act, lawyers say...

 2020-06-03 18:36 

News24

Woman, 72, killed by an alleged drunk driver cautioned youth about driving while drunk...

The son of one of eight pedestrians, who were killed by alleged drunk drivers in the Eastern Cape on Monday, says his mother, Miriam Gcakazi, 72, was a disciplinarian who cautioned youngsters against drinking and driving....

 2020-06-03 18:36 

Mail & Guardian

US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in spat with Beijing...

The latest spat between Washington and Beijing centers partially on the Civil Aviation Authority of China deciding to determine its limit on foreign airlines based on their activity on March 12. The post US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in spat wit...

 2020-06-03 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA is ranked 52 in the Global Startup Rankings of 2020...

In the StartupBlink 2020 Global Rankings Report, South Africa decreased by 1 to be ranked 52....

 2020-06-03 18:25 

News24

Cyclone Nisarga: 2 die, but Mumbai escapes largely unscathed...

Two people were reported dead, but Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga, the first severe storm to threaten India's financial capital in more than 70 years....

 2020-06-03 18:09 

Uganda Radio Network

WHO Okays Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Trials...

Now a report from investigations and a review of the data from the published study and the solidarity trial show that the drugs do not present any harm to people that use it. The data was reviewed by the data safety and monitoring committees of the solida...

 2020-06-03 18:05 

News24

Armed gang pretending to be healthcare workers hit pension pay point...

An armed gang pretending to be Covid-19 healthcare workers allegedly robbed a pay point in Pietermaritzburg....

 2020-06-03 17:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Catholic Devotee Defies Restrictions, Treks to Namugongo...

She is most likely the only foot pilgrim who turned up for the celebration this year, after the church called off the annual event in the wake of Coronavirus Disease. As countries battled the pandemic, borders were closed, the government banned public gat...

 2020-06-03 17:44 

Business Live

ALLAN SECCOMBE: The timing of the IDC's squeeze on Kalagadi is a puzzle...

Something has gone badly wrong, but the miner's financial meltdown has been apparent for a while...

 2020-06-03 17:44 

Business Live

Rand breaches R17/$ for first time since the lockdown...

The local currency is often seen as a barometer for global sentiment due to its role among most-traded emerging markets...

 2020-06-03 17:44 

Business Live

Trump administration suspends Chinese airlines' access to US...

The move is in retaliation for Beijing barring American carriers from re-entering its market...

 2020-06-03 17:39 

News24

Body of missing miner found underground in North West mine...

The body of a missing miner has been found underground at Harmony Gold's Moab Khotsong mine near Orkney in the North West, the company has confirmed....

 2020-06-03 17:37 

News24

International Covid-19 news: US suspends Chinese airlines, Sweden admits virus response was poor...

Global Covid-19 news update....

 2020-06-03 17:36 

News24

20 000 tons of diesel spills into Siberian River, Putin declares state of emergency...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a state of emergency and criticised a subsidiary of metals giant Norilsk Nickel after a diesel spill into a Siberian river....

 2020-06-03 17:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Prayer Can Heal the World from COVID-19; Archbishop Lwanga...

Archbishop Lwanga says that faithful's should not forget that in 1942, two white sisters who had been admitted to Lubaga Hospital were healed from a pneumonic plague, which was a deadly disease at that time when there were no antibiotics....

 2020-06-03 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FSCA: Exploring the new frontier: open banking...

The concept of open banking is forcing banks to reconsider the way they think about financial services....

 2020-06-03 17:24 

News24

Your weather: Another fine day expected on Thursday...

Another fine day is expected across the country, says the South African Weather Service....

 2020-06-03 17:21 

News24

Eastern Cape mayor tests positive for Covid-19...

The mayor of the OR Tambo district municipality in the Eastern Cape, Thokozile Sokanyile, has tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-06-03 17:17 

News24

Education committee to probe fitiness of vice-chancellor over sexual harrassment claims...

Parliament's Higher Education Portfolio Committee is to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the fitness of newly appointed Sefako Makgatho University vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mbati who got the job despite allegations of sexual harassment hanging...

 2020-06-03 17:07 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19 Patient Attempts to Escape from Moroto Hospital...

Sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprimand, said a male suspect attempted to escape in the dead of last night and made another attempt this afternoon at around 4 pm. The case was admitted to the treatment centre on Monday night....

 2020-06-03 16:53 

News24

Pregnant elephant dies in India after eating explosive fruit trap...

A pregnant elephant was killed in India after eating fruit stuffed with explosives, sparking outrage over the use of such traps to protect crops and homes....

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