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 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kenyans to prospect for minerals in parks soon, says Environment PS... +

Kenyans will soon be able to access national parks to prospect for minerals, a Principal Secretary has disclosed....

 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: 500 animals seized from Maasai herders in Taita Taveta returned... +

At least 500 head of cattle seized by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) for grazing illegally in the vast Tsavo National Park have been returned to their owners following a court order....

 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: NASA now endorses Jubilee Party's Jackson Mandago... +

In a confounding move, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has endorsed Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago of Jubilee Party against his main rival, Zedekiah Kiprop 'Buzeki' who is running as an independent candidate....

 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kinuthia Mbugua's executive order leads to Sh1b loss in revenue in Nakuru... +

Nakuru governor's decision to cut rates and taxes in a bid to woo voters has returned to haunt the county....

 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kieni farmers set to benefit from Sh600m irrigation project... +

Farmers in Kieni constituency are set to gain from an irrigation project worth Sh600 million....

 2017-07-27 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Raila: I will make sure Turkana benefits from oil if NASA wins... +

NASA presidential candidate promises to sign petroleum Bill into law to ensure locals get their share of proceeds....

 2017-07-27 20:59 

Daily Nation

Plane diverts after baby born mid-air... +

The mother and the newborn were safely de-boarded by an ambulance....

 2017-07-27 20:49 

News24

WATCH: Ahmed Timol inquest, day 9... +

The second inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death at the hands of security branch police in 1971, continues in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. Watch....

 2017-07-27 20:49 

News24

Trump names new White House communications director... +

US President Donald Trump has tapped tapped Anthony Scaramucci to be his new communications director, part of an effort to reset his embattled White House....

 2017-07-27 20:48 

News24

Investigations into Timol's death 'a cover up of the truth' - private investigator... +

A private investigator commissioned by anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's family has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that previous investigations into Timol's death amounted to a ...

 2017-07-27 20:48 

News24

Trump message manager ready to clean house... +

US President Donald Trump's new communications director says he's ready to clean house in order to prevent information leaks that have plagued the administration....

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Business Live

MTN share price plunges after group misses profit forecasts... +

The cellphone operator has returned to profit, as it puts its enormous Nigerian fine behind it, but investors seem to have been hoping for a stronger rebound...

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Business Live

Weak leadership hobbling SA's upliftment, warns Mohale... +

Business Leadership SA boss says greed and a lack of creativity has left country dying for ethical leaders...

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Business Live

New Rolls-Royce harks back to the luxury bespoke era of the last century... +

Rolls-Royce has revealed the latest generation of its best car in the world, the Phantom, writes Mark Smyth...

 2017-07-27 20:22 

News24

Pravin Gordhan warns recovery from corruption may take 10 years... +

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country's economy....

 2017-07-27 20:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: KCB seeks to block businessman's Sh500m claim for lost title deed... +

The hearing of a case in which a Kisumu businessman has sued Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) for Sh500 million for losing his title deed began Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:00 

Standard Digital

Education: Meet Ashley, the 19 year old 'neuroscientist' to represent Kenya in international brain contest... +

Her invitation letter shows the event will involve an examination in a laboratory involving actual human brain....

 2017-07-27 20:00 

Standard Digital

Politics: Uhuru to Raila: Spare the army... +

Jubilee presidential candidate tells his Opposition opponent to stop making wild claims against disciplined forces....

 2017-07-27 19:58 

Daily Nation

IEBC, AG ask court to quash reps’ eight-month pay... +

Every member of the county assembly earns a basic monthly salary of Sh165,000....

 2017-07-27 19:58 

Daily Nation

Govt to roll out major clean-up to battle cholera... +

Ms Sicily Kariuki asked county governments to invest in garbage collection....

 2017-07-27 19:58 

Daily Nation

Uhuru takes on Nasa over new court petition... +

Mr Ruto asked the opposition to stop complaining about the work of independent institutions....

 2017-07-27 19:58 

Daily Nation

Raila to give Turkana County part of oil revenue... +

Mr Odinga said the revenue would be channelled through the county government....

 2017-07-27 19:57 

News24

MiWay's all white board of directors equals 'theft' - BLF argues... +

Insurance company MiWay is guilty of theft because all its directors are white, Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has argued....

 2017-07-27 19:32 

News24

Valhalla Park building project held hostage by gangsters - De Lille... +

The City of Cape Town has been forced to cancel the construction of more than 700 homes in Valhalla Park following ongoing threats from gangsters in the area....

 2017-07-27 19:32 

News24

Former model agency boss 'still wants his freedom', court hears... +

Former model agency boss Dawie de Villiers, who was found guilty of sexual assault, believes he should never have been convicted of the crimes, his lawyer says....

 2017-07-27 19:31 

News24

Rocky start to re-blocking at Imizamo Yethu... +

More than a month ago, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille said the whole community had given the go-ahead for re-blocking following a deadly fire....

 2017-07-27 19:31 

News24

Rival marches to Cape Town CBD on day of no confidence vote... +

Three separate marches are set to take place in the Cape Town city centre next month, as Parliament holds its long-awaited debate and vote on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. ...

 2017-07-27 19:31 

News24

Boy, 12, shot dead in Cape Town... +

A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead in Kuku Town, the Kensington Community Police Forum (CPF) says. ...

 2017-07-27 19:31 

News24

Pastor charged with human trafficking back in court... +

A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls is set to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court....

 2017-07-27 19:31 

News24

Drivers accuse security guards of assault in Edendale route dispute... +

Two greater Edendale taxi associations are at loggerheads over heavily armed security patrolling routes in the area....

 2017-07-27 19:06 

News24

Boy 12 shot dead in Kensington... +

This boy is a second victim to die this week following that of an alleged third gang member that was killed on Sunday. He is also a second minor to be killed in alleged gang shootings that has been ongoing for almost two months....

 2017-07-27 19:06 

News24

Man who murdered teen boy, sparking mob attacks, jailed for life... +

A man who raped and killed a teen boy in Masiphumelele nearly two years ago, a crime which sparked several protests and vigilante attacks in the area, has been handed two life sentences...

 2017-07-27 19:06 

News24

Mbete wants to have her cake and eat it - Steenhuisen... +

DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen says Speaker Baleka Mbete wants to have her cake and eat it in terms of taking her time to decide on the use of a secret ballot in the motion of no confidence....

 2017-07-27 19:06 

News24

De Lille to visit Imizamo Yethu after peace talks bring calm... +

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will visit troubled Imizamo Yethu on Thursday night, following peace talks that have allowed for rebuilding to continue....

 2017-07-27 19:06 

News24

Boy, 10, shot dead after Sunday school... +

An Imbali family is devastated after their 10-year-old child was shot dead after returning home from Sunday school. They'd been in church at the time....

 2017-07-27 18:56 

Daily Nation

Women tell of politicians-backed gangs... +

The women said they have already received threatening messages on social media....

 2017-07-27 18:56 

Daily Nation

Tribunal to decide on 160 nomination disputes... +

The tribunal has been asked to nullify the nomination of ODMs director of elections Judith Pareno....

 2017-07-27 18:56 

Daily Nation

WHO approves generic drug to treat hepatitis C... +

Sofosbuvir is manufactured by Mylan Laboratories Ltd India....

 2017-07-27 18:56 

Daily Nation

Nasa wants court to bar deployment of military... +

The alliance also argues that military deployment might end up intimidating voters....

 2017-07-27 18:40 

News24

School cuts ties with racist Free State teacher... +

Trompsburg Primary School in the Free State says it has cut ties with a teacher who was declared unsuitable to work with children because of his racism....

 2017-07-27 18:40 

News24

Don't allow racist Free State teacher to teach again - Sadtu... +

A Free State teacher who was declared unsuitable to work with children should not be allowed to teach again, the South African Democratic Teachers Union says....

 2017-07-27 18:40 

News24

SAHRC asked to probe 'racist' teacher... +

The DA in Gauteng has called on the SA Human Rights Commission to investigate claims of racism at a Johannesburg school after a teacher allegedly called blacks ...

 2017-07-27 18:32 

Business Live

Could billionaires' largesse offset their country's climate change?... +

Chinas richest man would need to double his fortune, but Bill Gates could pay for more than two years worth of US carbon credits and Canadas and Mexicos...

 2017-07-27 18:31 

Business Live

Benefit of lower production prices overshadowed by political and demand issues... +

BNP Paribas economist Jeff Schultz says the prospects of growing the sector and reaching 1-million jobs in the next couple of years, are unlikely...

 2017-07-27 18:31 

Business Live

It is noble to vote with your conscience, says ANC's Mathews Phosa... +

The ANC presidential candidate says President Jacob Zumas removal, along with his Cabinets, would not be a disaster for the party...

 2017-07-27 18:30 

Business Live

Futures track little-changed JSE despite US markets pushing into record territory... +

Major global equity markets are mixed, but gains in technology shares, including Facebook, push US stocks to new highs...

 2017-07-27 17:55 

Daily Nation

Kenyans urged to go for hepatitis screening... +

It is costly to treat the disease once one is infected....

 2017-07-27 17:55 

Daily Nation

Raila, Kalonzo pension case set for October... +

In the suit, Cord is challenging the rejection of the Bill by President Kenyatta....

 2017-07-27 17:48 

News24

Woman arrested with 20kg of rhino horn at OR Tambo... +

A woman has been arrested after 20kg of rhino horn was found in her luggage at OR Tambo International Airport....

 2017-07-27 17:47 

News24

Tshwane announces reduced public transport fares... +

City of Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has announced that public transport fares will be reduced with effect from July 1....

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