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 2021-01-24 00:45 

Mail & Guardian

Black liberation dreaming: Nolan Oswald Dennis's digital essay game 'a sun.black'...

Nolan Oswald Dennis's digitial essay game, 'a sun.black', keeps all options available as it examines decolonisation The post Black liberation dreaming: Nolan Oswald Dennis's digital essay game 'a sun.black' appeared first on The Ma...

 2021-01-23 22:19 

News24

12 271 new Covid-19 infections, as total climbs to 1 404 839...

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has increased to 1 404 839, with 12 271 new infections recorded in the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-23 22:19 

Business Live

Swiss in a tizz over Rupert vaccine...

Billionaire got the shot at Hirslanden, which is owned by Mediclinic International, a hospital operator the Rupert family has invested in through Remgro...

 2021-01-23 22:19 

Business Live

Better tax take raises budget hopes...

Economists expect that the shortfall will come in at no more than R280bn, and possibly as low as R230bn, thanks to the economy bouncing back strongly in the third quarter of last year...

 2021-01-23 22:19 

Business Live

My Brilliant Career: Lockdown 'a blessing and a curse' for entrepreneur...

Chad Marthinussen is the founder and CEO of Wave Innovate Group...

 2021-01-23 22:19 

Business Live

Booze ban: SAB lays off 550...

Brewer suspends contracts of temporary workers as restriction on liquor sales bites...

 2021-01-23 22:19 

Business Live

HILARY JOFFE: Cyril and his money people can do more to help with Ters...

Extending the scheme is estimated to cost only R2.5bn a month and the fund arguably still has plenty of liquidity...

 2021-01-23 21:41 

News24

Police search for teen who drowned while tubing on Orange River...

Northern Cape police are searching for an 18-year-old girl who is believed to have drowned while tubing with friends on the Orange River....

 2021-01-23 21:35 

News24

More than 20 injured by blast in Gaza home...

More than 20 people were injured and several homes destroyed by a large explosion Saturday in a residential area of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said....

 2021-01-23 21:20 

News24

'I have tried all the tricks, but with no success', says frustrated Covid-19 grant applicant...

Scores of frustrated R350 Covid-19 grant beneficiaries have queued outside post offices in Nelson Mandela Bay, often to no avail....

 2021-01-23 21:02 

News24

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Saturday, 23 January, draw....

 2021-01-23 21:01 

News24

Dobson, Kolisi 'devastated' after WP's Currie Cup exit: 'We only have ourselves to blame'...

Western Province coach John Dobson and captain Siya Kolisi were bitterly disappointed following their Currie Cup exit....

 2021-01-23 19:48 

News24

Two arrested in Eastern Cape after cache of mandrax found...

A 31-year-old and a 29-year-old have been arrested in Somerset East for the possession of drugs worth R7 000, Eastern Cape police say....

 2021-01-23 19:31 

News24

US eyeing UK Covid-19 variant but South African one more concerning - NIH's Collins...

The United States is closely watching the more infectious variant of Covid-19 after British officials warned that it may also be more deadly, US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said....

 2021-01-23 19:04 

News24

Sharks spoil WP's Newlands party, book spot in Currie Cup final against Bulls...

The Sharks overpowered Western Province at Newlands on Saturday to book their place in the Currie Cup final....

 2021-01-23 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

What the Biden presidency may mean for Africa...

The new US administration has an interest and much expertise in Africa. But given the scale of the priorities the administration faces, Africa must not expect to feature too prominently The post What the Biden presidency may mean for Africa appeared first...

 2021-01-23 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Biden's unravelling Trump's 'America First' may offer Africa a reprieve...

The 46th president of the United States is ushering in a new foreign policy based on multilateralism The post Biden's unravelling Trump's 'America First' may offer Africa a reprieve appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-23 17:51 

News24

'Operating on another level' - Jake hails Duane as Bulls' real hero in semi-final win...

Bulls mentor Jake White singled out skipper Duane Vermeulen as the true hero in his team's Currie Cup semi-final triumph over the Lions....

 2021-01-23 17:50 

News24

Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal...

Top Afghan officials on Saturday welcomed the Biden administration's decision to review a landmark US deal with the Taliban and focus on whether the insurgents have reduced attacks in Afghanistan in keeping with the agreement....

 2021-01-23 17:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Davos ski resort eerily quiet without economic talkfest this year...
 2021-01-23 17:31 

News24

Northern Cape man bust with R30 000 worth of copper cables in backyard...

A man has ben arrested after R10 000 worth of copper cables were fond in his backyard, Northern Cape police say....

 2021-01-23 17:10 

News24

Cyclone hits Mozambique port city, brings property damage, flooding...

The coastal city of Beira in Mozambique, which houses one of the country's most important ports, has seen mild damage to property and flooding after tropical cyclone Eloise made landfall early on Saturday, an official said in a television report....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Gideon roots for BBI, Kanu in Isiolo...

The push for constitutional reforms yesterday intensified with Kanu chairman and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi meeting Isiolo residents....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Analysis: Joho, Mvurya and Kingi succession plans...

Analysts say the county chiefs will base choices on who is trustworthy and can ensure there is continuity of their ideas...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Oparanya under fire as governors eye his chair...

County chiefs accuse him of siding with the Executive without getting their consent...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Goat meat, honey and cold beer: Njonjo's secret as he turns 101...

The octogenarian, who served in both the Kenyatta and Moi governments, is the only surviving member of Kenya's independence Cabinet....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Governor races in South Rift pick up pace as 2022 nears...

Narok and Kericho governors are serving final terms and new faces will be seen, but in Bomet and Nyandarua, the incumbents must fiercely defend their...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Governors up in arms over billions sharing formula...

CRA recommends Sh17.02 billion conditional grant....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Toxic weed choking flamingos to death in Rift Valley's lakes...

Tens of flamingo carcasses dangle from branches and thorns of Prosopis juliflora, also known as Mathenge. The scene looks like mass suicide......

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Western leaders back rotational presidency...

Leaders from Western have backed calls for a rotational presidency, saying it would go a long way in addressing ethnic divisions....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

MCA grilled over insecurity and killing of police officers...

An Member of County Assembly was yesterday grilled by detectives over alleged involvement in killing of two police officers in Kapedo....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Suppliers cleared by EACC in Kemsa probe...

The anti-corruption agency's probe in the Kemsa Covid-19 emergency equipment procurement has cleared suppliers and indicted authority officials....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Uhuru hails Loreto Sisters' selflessness...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Loreto Sisters for a century of selfless service to humanity and outstanding contribution to Kenya's growth....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Kapedo: A village stalked by death, fear and sorrow...

The Government has sanctioned a security operation following the killing of two senior police officers, but where is the real problem?...

 2021-01-23 16:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa Laid to Rest...

The Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference Bishop Anthony Zziwa, together with the Ordinary of Masaka Diocese the Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba led special prayers to pay tribute to Bishop Kaggwa....

 2021-01-23 16:46 

News24

Disaster Management Centre offices in affected provinces brace for tropical storm Eloise...

Disaster Management Centres in the provinces expected to be hit by tropical storm Eloise have activated their contingency plans and are preparing response measures....

 2021-01-23 16:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Herbalists Submit 40 Traditional Remedies for Covid-19 to Gulu University Lab...

Dr. Lamwaka reveals that the herbs have so far been used by more than 200 clients in Acholi region, since Covid-19 was reported in Uganda....

 2021-01-23 16:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Phiona Nyamutoro Wins National Female Youth MP Seat...

Nyamutoro of the National Resistance Movement NRM party, polled 296 votes and was followed by Prima Tukamushabe who got 66 votes....

 2021-01-23 16:05 

News24

Eskom to roll out load reduction in 4 provinces including Limpopo, Mpumalanga...

Eskom will be rolling out load reduction localised blackouts aimed at easing the burden on the power grid in four provinces, it said in an announcement on Saturday afternoon....

 2021-01-23 16:00 

News24

Composed Bulls reach Currie Cup final in flawed Jukskei knockout...

?It's not exactly a revelation, but the Bulls proved again that pragmatism is king in knockout rugby as they beat the Lions 26-21 in their Currie Cup semi-final at Loftus on Saturday....

 2021-01-23 14:44 

News24

Netcare helicopter crash: Sacaa investigators visiting site daily to collect evidence...

The two doctors, a nurse, a paramedic and pilot were en route to pick up a critically ill patient in KwaZulu-Natal when the helicopter crashed in Bergville....

 2021-01-23 14:27 

News24

English coach explains why South African rugby players are in demand overseas...

Alex Sanderson, director of rugby at the Sale Sharks has explained why South African rugby players are in demand overseas....

 2021-01-23 14:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Higher Institutions Asked Not to Reopen for All Learners...

According to Professor Mary J. N. Okwakol, the Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education-NCHE, they have received several requests from higher institutions of learning, requesting to open for all students....

 2021-01-23 14:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasese Head Teachers Tracing for School Drop-Outs Ahead of PLE...

The Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 10,152 pupils registered to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE this year but 482 did not report back when candidate classes re-opened in November....

 2021-01-23 13:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Politics, Internet Access Key Concerns Among Young People in Africa-report...

The report dubbed Your Voice Your Future that brought together results and recommendations from four U- Report polls across Africa and Europe also found participation in decision making, quality education and internet access among the main concerns for ch...

 2021-01-23 13:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Don't Blame Party Loss on Buganda-Mukono NRM Mobilizers...

MP Ssekitoleko attributed the loss of the party to lack of will to address issues affecting the electorate. He cited lack of clean water, improved roads, employment for youths and proper health services....

 2021-01-23 13:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Impassable Roads Force Pregnant Mothers in Gulu to Resort to TBAs...

Susan Aber, one of the traditional birth attendants at Tee-Ladwong Parish says that she receives 3 to 4 mothers turning up for delivery each month at her home....

 2021-01-23 13:32 

News24

Motlanthe takes reins at Nelson Mandela Foundation amid probe into misconduct allegations...

Kgalema Motlanthe will take over the day-to-day running of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, along with two trustees, amid allegations of corruption among senior management....

 2021-01-23 13:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Strange Disease Ravages Vegetable Crops in Lamwo...

According to Ocaya, all members of the cooperative society and individual farmers who use Agoro Irrigation Scheme to water their plants have been affected....

 2021-01-23 13:24 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM Gets 44 Seats in Kasese District Council...

NRM will have 44 councillors in the council out of the 68 in the district according to final results released by the district electoral commission office on Saturday. The members include 29 directly elected and 13 women elected councillors....

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