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 2019-02-20 06:56 

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Zimbabwe to run out of bread in one week...
 2019-02-20 06:23 

Standard Digital

EACC detectives raid homes of Governor Lenolkulal...

EACC detectives probing misappropriation of Sh2b in Samburu County raid homes of Governor Moses Kasaine Lenolkulal....

 2019-02-20 06:18 

News24

Makhanda water crisis: Fresh hope as Gift of the Givers strikes water...

The municipality of Makana in the Eastern Cape has had a double stroke of good fortune with a Gift of the Givers' geologist finding new fresh water, and the water sampling showing clean water in all but one town....

 2019-02-20 06:13 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: #Budget2019 process explained...

The budget speech process can be difficult to unpack so Zelna Jansen has broken down the process ahead of the much-anticipated Budget speech....

 2019-02-20 06:11 

Standard Digital

Gakuyo's pledge as deregistered Sacco gets back license...

The ban was lifted after the sacco met set conditions....

 2019-02-20 06:11 

Standard Digital

Education is meant to give us a usable skill and not necessarily a job...

A bachelor's degree has become so insignificant in Kenya today since almost every graduate has a master's degree....

 2019-02-20 06:11 

Standard Digital

Decadence stems from love for power, money...

The PMS discourse becomes important to national dialogue when it begins to cloud reason and inform decisions....

 2019-02-20 06:11 

Standard Digital

Man wants PS charged over Sh800m Kenya Power scam...

Petitioner accuses DPP of carrying out selective investigations that left out the 'real culprits'....

 2019-02-20 06:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Mboweni expected to deliver tough #BudgetSpeech amid Eskom, SAA woes...

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni must address the Eskom crisis, stricken SOEs, the fight against corruption and SA's ballooning debt in his budget speech...

 2019-02-20 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Taxes account for 42% of new car prices...

Dutypayableonaveragecarsincludesimportduties,advaloremtax, VAT, the CO2tax on emissions and tyre levy....

 2019-02-20 05:37 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma accuses NPA of bias in drive to convict him...

Former president says in affidavit that he has become a career obsession of some prosecutors...

 2019-02-20 05:34 

Daily Nation

Burundi urges summit over troop drawdown plan in Somalia...

The African Union is gradually scaling back its Amisom force in Mogadishu....

 2019-02-20 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Jack Ma's African entrepreneurs prize to open for enrollment...

The Africa Nentrepreneur Prize will be awarded to 10 African entrepreneurs each year with total funding of one million dollars....

 2019-02-20 05:28 

News24

7 Syrian refugee children die in Canadian house fire...

Canadian police say seven children died in an early morning fire that witnesses say engulfed a home in a suburb of the Atlantic coast city of Halifax...

 2019-02-20 05:18 

Daily Nation

Gunmen killed 'over 130' in NW Nigeria, says governor...

The bodies were found in eight villages in the Kajuru area of the state....

 2019-02-20 05:17 

Mail & Guardian

Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims...

The regime regarded the PAC leader as the only political prisoner. The others, including Nelson Mandela, were 'ordinary' prisoners...

 2019-02-20 05:11 

Mail & Guardian

Zondo commission to shed light on Eskom capture...

Embattled power utility Eskom will be in the spotlight at the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture on Wednesday...

 2019-02-20 05:01 

News24

Sisulu urges EU to lift Zim sanctions ahead of March bi-national meeting...

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on the European Union to give the Zimbabwean government and its people a chance to start afresh....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Tips for Finance Minister ahead of #Budget 2019...

It is obviously going to be very difficult for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and his team to find any leeway in the Budget to allow for tax cuts....

 2019-02-20 04:48 

Daily Nation

Vaccine could eliminate cervical cancer: study...

But this will require high coverage of HPV vaccination and cervical screening....

 2019-02-20 04:44 

News24

WATCH: Memorial marks Vietnam-North Korea friendship...

Headstones in northern Vietnam are an enduring symbol of the friendship of Vietnam and North Korea, communist nations that both fought bruising conflicts against the U.S. during the Cold War....

 2019-02-20 04:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Village Savings: Kalangala Collects UGX 6 Billion...

Daniel Muguluma, the Officer in Charge of the Village Savings and Loans Association, says the tremendous improvement in the saving culture amongst the people in Kalangala has led to further development in the area....

 2019-02-20 04:41 

News24

Sudan protesters remain resilient, but Bashir unbowed...

Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December....

 2019-02-20 04:37 

Daily Nation

EACC raids Moses Kasaine's homes in Nairobi and Samburu...

Detectives say they are searching for files on Sh2bn fishy expenditure....

 2019-02-20 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Where we've come from key findings from the MTBPS...

Take a look at the key aspects which came out of the mid-term budget policy statement, and which should guide Mboweni's roadmap for #Budget2019....

 2019-02-20 04:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Son Chops Off Father's Hands in Land Fight...

Felix Twesigye, another of Kabagambes sons told URN that Musekura sold his initial piece of land when he married a second wife and later started demanding for more land from his father. Twesigye accuses his brother of acting under the influence of intoxic...

 2019-02-20 04:15 

Daily Nation

Heart problem forces Juventus ace to sit out Atletico tie...

He has only played 15 times this season because of injuries....

 2019-02-20 04:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Employers Face Three Year Jail Term for Paying Below Minimum Wage...
 2019-02-20 04:10 

News24

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' trafficker gets 15 years in Tanzanian sentence...

A Tanzanian judge has sentenced a Chinese trafficker who was labelled the 'Ivory Queen' to 15 years in jail after she was convicted of smuggling about 700 elephant tusks....

 2019-02-20 04:06 

News24

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration...

California and 15 other states file lawsuit against US President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border....

 2019-02-20 04:01 

News24

EXCLUSIVE: Officer set to become Gauteng police intel boss to appear in court...

The police officer tipped to become the head of Crime Intelligence in Gauteng is being charged with obstructing the ends of justice after unlawfully instructing that a murder suspect be released from custody....

 2019-02-20 04:00 

Daily Nation

Valverde finds positives as Lyon frustrate Barca to leave tie open...

Messi and co. were once again left frustrated on the road at the business end of the competition....

 2019-02-20 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Jittery rand anticipates Mboweni signal...

Focus on how the government will assist ailing SOEs without compromising the fiscal consolidation path....

 2019-02-20 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Jittery rand anticipates Mboweni signal...

Focus on how the government will assist ailing SOEs without compromising the fiscal consolidation path....

 2019-02-20 03:45 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Litmus test for Mboweni ... Is state expenditure reigned in?...

The litmus test for the Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni's first proper budget is whether state expenditure is reigned in substantially....

 2019-02-20 03:44 

Daily Nation

Klopp 'not over the moon' as Bayern hold Liverpool...

A cagey second half left it all to be decided when the sides meet again in Munich on March 13....

 2019-02-20 03:39 

News24

Scientist who popularised term 'global warming' dies at 87...

The scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularised the term 'global warming' has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87....

 2019-02-20 03:39 

News24

Brazil president sacks close aide amid political scandal...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing....

 2019-02-20 03:37 

Business Live

Weekend breakaway in the country to recharge and relax...

The storm brews slowly, with isolated flashes of lightning that I might have only dreamed. It finally bursts 5.30am, when I'm woken by rain sleeting against the windows, the boneshaking boom of thunder and the room bright with strobes of lightning. I ...

 2019-02-20 03:37 

Business Live

Biased NPA is out to get me, says Zuma...

The former president says in affidavit that he has become a career obsession of some prosecutors...

 2019-02-20 03:37 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: We must resist the sexual objectification of men too...

Ad that plays on age-old racist trope that black men are brutish, rampant sexual beings is nonsensical and irrelevant...

 2019-02-20 03:30 

Daily Nation

Ex-World Cup winner suspended over sexist remarks...

His comments have been roundly criticised in Italy....

 2019-02-20 03:30 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: SBI urges Mboweni to support SMME growth...

SBI appeals to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to lift the threshold of taxable small firms to R5 million of annual turnover....

 2019-02-20 03:29 

News24

Mamphela Ramphele: No justification for leasing land to foreigners...

Leasing land to Saudi Arabia would be rubbing salt in the wounds of betrayal of poor communities in whose name land restitution without compensation is being pursued, writes Mamphela Ramphele ....

 2019-02-20 03:26 

News24

Mokgoro inquiry: Lawrence Mrwebi to take the stand for the first time...

Suspended special director of public prosecutions, advocate Lawrence Mrwebi, will have the opportunity to respond to his detractors and accusers as he takes the stand for the first time at the Mokgoro inquiry....

 2019-02-20 03:00 

News24

The world needs inclusive justice for all...

Inclusive justice implies that we seek justice in the framework of intersectionality. That means that we acknowledge the interwovenness of various injustices: racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, ageism, even ecocide, writes Nico Koopman ....

 2019-02-20 03:00 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Growth the best solution to SA's fiscal challenges...

OPINION: On the current trajectory, debt service costs will overtake spending on social grants in 2021/22 ... writes Peter Worthington....

 2019-02-20 02:45 

Business Report (IOL)

What the CEO Initiative expects from the Budget...

The CEO Initiative believes that today's Budget speech is a crucial opportunity to present credible and tangible measures...

 2019-02-20 02:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Exciting start to year for Tourism Grading Council of South Africa...

Close to 60 grading assessors from around the country attended intensive training in January to ensure that the new grading criteria is executed smoothly....

 2019-02-19 22:59 

Daily Nation

Debate rages on high-speed police chases, law and safety...

Officers face tricky balance between law enforcement and public safety....

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