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 2020-08-09 16:33 

News24

Women-owned businesses to get a boost from govt procurement plan - Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government planned to ensure a portion of public procurement from government departments was sourced from women-owned businesses....

 2020-08-09 16:27 

News24

ANCWL, MKMVA call for action against 'treacherous vultures' for voting out Mangaung mayor...

The ANC Women's League and Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans' Association have denounced the motion of no confidence against Manguang Mayor Olly Mlamleli....

 2020-08-09 16:00 

Business Live

South Africa's Brad Binder wins Czech Republic Grand Prix...

Binder claims maiden victory while championship leader, Fabio Quartararo, finishes seventh...

 2020-08-09 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Adidas e-commerce boom helps out as store traffic picks up...
 2020-08-09 15:32 

Daily Nation

Keyan trio win league title in Zambia...

It is a record 13th league crown for Nkana...

 2020-08-09 15:26 

News24

Malawi cracks down on 'alarming' virus surge...

Malawi has shut bars and churches in new restrictions to limit the "alarming" spread of coronavirus....

 2020-08-09 15:25 

News24

At least 43 killed in monsoon-triggered India landslide...

At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India....

 2020-08-09 14:34 

News24

Furious Lebanese plan new protests over Beirut blast...

Lebanese protesters say they will rally again after a night of demonstrations in which they stormed several ministries....

 2020-08-09 14:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Blocks Establishment Of NUP Offices In Kitgum...

Eyaku says the People power activists and NUP party officials have not officially notified the District Security Committee of their intention to open an office in the district....

 2020-08-09 13:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Arrest Police Officers Who fail to Enforce Covid-19 Guidelines-Lumumba...

Lumumba wants the Police leadership to arrest any District Police Commander who fails to ensure that no such gatherings or public rallies are held. She says according to the constitution of Uganda, no one, not even a minister is above the law....

 2020-08-09 13:38 

Daily Nation

KWS blames herders for Tsavo fires...

The government is in a race to end the fires that have put wildlife and vegetation at risk of being wiped out....

 2020-08-09 13:38 

Daily Nation

KWS blames arsonists for Tsavo fires...

The government is in a race to end the fires that have put wildlife and vegetation at risk of being wiped out....

 2020-08-09 13:29 

News24

MTN considers sale of stake in Iran ride-hailing app Snapp...

While Snapp retains top spot in Iran's ride-hailing market, MTN has identified it as a non-core part of its business, says Ralph Mupita, the chief financial officer of Africa's largest wireless carrier....

 2020-08-09 13:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Lumumba Denies Museveni Asked CEC to Allow Kigongo Do Unopposed...

Kigongo is facing former minister Francis Babu, Hakim Asiimwe Lukenge a businessman and a one Kefa Mafumu. Museveni is the only one of the nine members of the Central Executive Committee who was nominated last week unopposed....

 2020-08-09 13:24 

News24

VBS scandal: ANC in Gauteng calls for Merafong mayor and MP to resign...

Gauteng ANC secretary Jacob Khawe announced the two would now be expected to resign from their roles....

 2020-08-09 13:21 

News24

'I have dreamt about this since I was a little boy' - Binder on historic MotoGP win...

Sensational Brad Binder takes historic MotoGP win in Czech Republic, becoming the first South African to win a race in premier class...

 2020-08-09 13:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Five Million Mosquito Nets to be Distributed in Western Uganda...

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Health Ministry Spokesperson, said the distribution teams were already on their way to the designated districts where they will train Village Health Teams throughout the week....

 2020-08-09 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Elon Musk sued by Tesla Twitter critic for defamation...
 2020-08-09 12:41 

Mail & Guardian

False dawn gives Ace all the cards...

The unrepentant, recalcitrant ANC secretary general thinks it's okay for his and other wayward comrades' kids to loot The post False dawn gives Ace all the cards appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-08-09 12:22 

News24

Hanekom tweet: Zuma has never disregarded a court order, lawyer says amid battle over missed deadline...

Lawyers for ANC veteran Derek Hanekom say former president Jacob Zuma is in contempt of court for not apologising....

 2020-08-09 11:59 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: 19.72m global cases, NZ hits 100-day milestone, 7 die in India Covid-19 facility fire...

More than 19.72 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 726 246 have died, according to a Reuters tally....

 2020-08-09 11:46 

Daily Nation

Civil rights group calls for FKF probe...

The move by CSRG comes on the week the football body is set to release guidelines and possible dates for its grassroots and national polls....

 2020-08-09 11:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Posters Defaced As Campaigns Heat Up In Luweero...

Isma Nasur, a campaigner for Gaddafi Nasur, says that they have decided to deploy vigilantes to arrest the people behind defacing their posters....

 2020-08-09 11:18 

News24

Stats SA gears up for first ever digital census...

In anticipation for Census 2021, Stats SA said online online and telephonic data collection will be used in a trial in August and September....

 2020-08-09 11:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Ssenyonyi, Balimwezo Agree Not to Compete in Nakawa...

On Sunday, the two held a joint press conference in Nakawa, where Ssenyonyi revealed that they had decided to contest in different constituencies. He asked other NUP members to use round table talks to try and avoid competition for the same seat....

 2020-08-09 11:06 

Daily Nation

LIVE: Covid-19 update in Kisumu...

Health ministry officials are in Kisumu as part of a counties tour to examine preparedness to fight the coronavirus....

 2020-08-09 11:06 

Daily Nation

1,062 more virus patients recover...

This is the highest number of recovered patients Kenya has ever reported since its first case in March....

 2020-08-09 10:44 

Uganda Radio Network

We Don't Need Mao's Approval: DP Bloc Leaders...

Mpuuga said that even if Mao declared his exit from the Bloc, the remaining members don't need his approval to continue with the objectives of the bloc....

 2020-08-09 10:31 

News24

Teenager, 19, dies after being shot in head during Cape Town unrest...

A Bloekombos teen was shot inside the premises of a trucking business on Saturday afternoon, which was stormed by some 500 protesters....

 2020-08-09 10:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Tumukunde Mobilizing Support in Busoga Sub region...

The quiet meetings, which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde's loyalists in different districts within Busoga sub region, are restricted to few individuals so as to enforce social distancing in line with the Covid19 control measures annou...

 2020-08-09 10:12 

News24

Beirut blast: Lebanon information minister quits in first government resignation over explosion...

Lebanon's information minister Manal Abdel Samad has quit in the first government resignation since a deadly port blast killed more than 150 people and destroyed swathes of the capital....

 2020-08-09 10:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Tumukunde Pays tribute to Busoga's Fallen Gen. Kadoko...

Kadoko, who passed away at the age of 95 years, served as a military officer in both the Idi Amin and Milton Obote regimes....

 2020-08-09 09:54 

Uganda Radio Network

1,000Kgs Of Maize Flour Nears Expiry As Kitgum Quarantine Centers Remain Vacant...

"The flour is almost getting spoilt, so we are thinking that it should be given or sold away to prominent people in the district so that they don't get spoilt. When we need them, we shall get the food back because at the moment, the quarantine cen...

 2020-08-09 09:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: FDC Party Officials, Supporters Party as Acire, Reagan Reconcile...

Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party....

 2020-08-09 09:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Sponsors Four Athletes For Monaco Diamond League...

The president is believed to have forked out US$ 22,000, about Shillings 81.4 million for the special flight. The organisers of the event, Meeting Herculis EBS have paid for the air fares for the athletes to and from Monaco. The athletes will board Turkis...

 2020-08-09 09:11 

News24

Covid-19 corruption could hamper economic recovery - Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation...

Corruption allegations relating to the procurement of Covid-19 supplies have eroded trust between the state and citizens, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation has said in a statement....

 2020-08-09 09:09 

News24

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones...

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, Dow Jones has reported, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2020-08-09 08:41 

Uganda Radio Network

UNRA Ambulance Excites Kween Residents...

Caroline Cheptoet, one of the residents, said because of the long distances they have been trekking, many, especially expectant mothers have died in transit to health facilities....

 2020-08-09 08:22 

News24

Chad government says Boko Haram will continue wreaking havoc despite offensive...

Chad's President Idriss Deby has said that Boko Haram jihadists would continue to wreak havoc in the Lake Chad region despite a huge military offensive against the group earlier this year....

 2020-08-09 08:19 

News24

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 2020-08-09 08:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Court to Decide on Natete Mosque Land Row...

Last week, the UMSC lawyers led by Musa Kabega asked court to dismiss the application, saying it was filed outside the stipulated time. He argued that the law stipulates that anybody aggrieved on land matters, must do so within 12 years. Kabega however, e...

 2020-08-09 08:17 

Standard Digital

Tutor nabbed with elephant tusk...

The teacher was nabbed at the weekend alongside four other suspects while looking for a potential customer to buy the tusks....

 2020-08-09 07:45 

News24

CSA commits to global fight for gender equality...

Cricket South Africa on Sunday - Women's Day - confirmed its commitment to Generation Equality, a global campaign that is seeking to achieve gender equality by 2030....

 2020-08-09 07:44 

Daily Nation

The history Kenya rejected...

Today's State House Girls would be called Delamere Girls High School....

 2020-08-09 07:43 

News24

Beirut blast: Electric night of Lebanon protests after devastating explosion claims 158 lives...

Lebanese protesters have stormed several ministries in apparently planned raids after an explosion blamed on government negligence at Beirut port devastated the city and ignited unprecedented popular rage....

 2020-08-09 07:35 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Bushenyi District Staff, Task Force to Undergo Covid19 Testing...

The Bushenyi District Covid19 Task Force Chairperson, Jolly Tibemanya has since denied the reports, which have gone viral on social media as false....

 2020-08-09 06:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Impassable Road irks Produce Farmers...

Isaac Mwoyani, a tomato grower from Butandiga Sub County, says he spends between Shillings 10,000 to 30,000 to hire men to carry his produce on the head to the nearby market in Sironko town. According to Mwoyani, when the road is in good shape he spends l...

 2020-08-09 06:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Sanjay Ask NRM Delegates to Ignore Racial Biases...

Speaking to URN in an interview shortly after addressing NRM delegates drawn from various areas in Busoga sub region on Friday, Sanjay said whereas his rivals are playing the racial card on the basis of his Indian accent, he is a Ugandan with sufficient c...

 2020-08-09 06:12 

Daily Nation

Get a win-win cash formula, elders say...

Council wants equitable revenue distribution to all counties....

 2020-08-09 06:00 

News24

Stamped out: Northern Cape police launch manhunt after power outage saves post office from robbers...

Northern Cape police have launched a manhunt for six suspects after an attempted business robbery in Kuruman was foiled by a power outage....

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