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 2020-07-03 17:23 

News24

WATCH | 'If I had my way I would've quarantined at home' - Patient relishes leaving field hospital...

Speaking to the media during a tour with Gauteng Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku, Seane said there was nothing she could complain about with respect to the facility as it was clean and they were given food regularly....

 2020-07-03 17:22 

News24

WATCH | 200 shacks in Alexandra destroyed in fire, leaving 50 families homeless...

200 shacks in Wynburg, Alexandra, Johannesburg, were destroyed in a fire that raged through the settlement on Thursday night, displacing at least 50 families....

 2020-07-03 17:18 

News24

Thuthukile Zuma nominated to serve on youth development agency board...

Former president Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile has been nominated to fill a vacancy on the board of the National Youth Development Agency....

 2020-07-03 17:16 

News24

Teacher dies after collapsing at Gauteng school...

A high school teacher collapsed and died at her workplace in Gauteng on Friday, the provincial Department of Education has said....

 2020-07-03 17:10 

News24

Zimbabwe denies discrimination in farm seizures, says downsizing is national strategy...

The Zimbabwean government has denied reports that it is targeting white-owned farms in land seizures....

 2020-07-03 17:09 

Business Live

Reserve Bank bails out CPD as Land Bank defaults on loans...

The Bank has issued a R3.45bn guarantee to bail out the Corporation for Public Deposits, putting further pressure on the state coffers...

 2020-07-03 17:09 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand gains nearly 2% to the dollar this week, but markets are cautious...

The JSE was a little weaker on the day, with its global peers mixed as the US continues to grapple with the coronavirus...

 2020-07-03 17:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Luweero Pupils Abandon Virtual Classes for Street Vending...

A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He ...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

African budget carrier Fastjet suspends flights, warns on funds...

Fastjet said it's suspending commercial flights in South Africa and Zimbabwe due to the pandemic, jeopardising negotiations to raise emergency funds through a disposal....

 2020-07-03 16:42 

Mail & Guardian

Review: 'Making Grace Amazing' — songs of resistance...

Neo Myanga's 'Making Grace Amazing' is one of the online offerings at this year's National Arts Festival in Makhanda The post Review: 'Making Grace Amazing' — songs of resistance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 16:40 

News24

Cape Town mayor doesn't want to 'throw law enforcement officials under bus' for eviction of naked man...

While he has ordered an internal and independent investigation into the "unfortunate"; eviction of a naked man from his Khayelitsha home, Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato says he doesn't want to throw the law enforcement officials "under the bus&#...

 2020-07-03 16:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Mother Held in Nsambya Hospital for Three Months over Unpaid Medical Bill...

Nassaka was admitted at Nsambya hospital on March 24, 2020, after developing pregnancy-related complications. At the hospital, she was given emergency treatment through an operation in which she lost the baby. But after four days of treatment, her bill ha...

 2020-07-03 16:30 

Mail & Guardian

Review: 'Swan Song', a brutally vulnerable performance...

Buhle Ngaba's 'Swan Song', showing online at the virtual National Arts Festival, explores the rawness of heartbreak, and of life The post Review: 'Swan Song', a brutally vulnerable performance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 16:13 

Business Live

Capitec expects earnings to plummet for first half of financial year...

The group says headline earnings per share to end-August could fall by as much as 70%...

 2020-07-03 16:11 

News24

Armed men kill 30 villagers in Mali attacks, say local officials...

Armed men have killed at least 30 villagers in Mali in simultaneous attacks on several villages in the centre of the country, local officials have said....

 2020-07-03 16:04 

News24

Covid-19 hotspots: Joburg residents to be relocated in next 4 months, says Mayor Makhubo...

Plans to relocate 1 600 Johannesburg residents in Covid-19 hotspots to safer areas are officially underway, with residents set to move in the next four months, Mayor Geoff Makhubo says....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Building set for take-off if demand is unshackled...

The construction industry could grow rapidly from the third quarter if interest rates stay low for some time....

 2020-07-03 15:57 

News24

WATCH | Pandemic puzzle: tracing the origins of Covid-19...

ssIt is still unclear when and how Covid-19 jumped from animals to humans, and whether it is a "natural" virus....

 2020-07-03 15:52 

News24

Your weather: Another cool day to kick off the weekend...

It will be another fine and cool day heading into the weekend, the South African Weather Service says....

 2020-07-03 15:49 

News24

Lockdown: Somizi's case postponed as NPA considers representations from the TV star's lawyers...

The case against radio and television presenter Somizi Mhlongo has been postponed for further investigations....

 2020-07-03 15:40 

Uganda Radio Network

FDC Calls for Transitional Government Instead of 2021 Polls...

FDC, the main opposition political group in Uganda now wants the government to process a Constitutional amendment introducing a 'Transitional Government' which will cater for a situation of no elections at a time when they are constitutionally sup...

 2020-07-03 15:32 

News24

Covid-19 relief will be audited, warns labour minister as he vows fraud crackdown...

Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has vowed to crack down on fraudulent Covid-19 relief claims, warning that forensic audits will be applied if needed and the Hawks are standing by....

 2020-07-03 15:23 

News24

Hard lockdown not a solution, says Joburg mayor Makhubo as Gauteng cases climb...

As Gauteng's Covid-19 cases spike, Johannesburg executive mayor, Geoff Makhubo, says hard lockdown will not be a solution....

 2020-07-03 15:21 

News24

Police officer found dead in her home in Klerksdorp...

Police have launched an investigation after a police officer was found murdered at her home in Extension 14, Kanana, outside Klerksdorp....

 2020-07-03 15:20 

News24

Alleged cash-in-transit getaway driver shot dead, hours after heist at same mall in Cape Town...

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is probing the death of an alleged getaway car driver who was shot dead at a Cape Town mall on Thursday, just hours after a cash-in-transit heist at the same shopping centre....

 2020-07-03 15:18 

Business Live

Use your economic power to help fix a divided society...

The coronavirus has cast a spotlight on many issues that you may feel strongly need to be addressed...

 2020-07-03 15:15 

Standard Digital

State to start another wave of crackdown on illicit brews...

This will be the second wave of crackdowns by the State, with the first targeting consumers of illegal substances rather than their suppliers....

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Works Ministry Hands over Katuna One-stop Border Post Office to URA...

Benon Kajuna, the Director of Transport in the Works Ministry says that the construction work which started in 2007 was delayed a protest by the Rwandan government, challenging the site of the one-stop border post. According to Rwanda, Uganda was construc...

 2020-07-03 15:00 

The New Humanitarian

Ethiopian protests, Greek pushbacks, and a Myanmar mystery: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Standard Digital

Ex-police officer mauled to death by dogs...

The deceased, whose body was found lying along the road, is suspected to have been killed by dogs from one of the neighbours...

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

RBPlat partnerss with government to open Royal Bafokeng Platinum Field Hospital...

Royal Bafokeng Platinum added 200 new beds to provide initial medical care for employees and community members....

 2020-07-03 14:56 

News24

The Full Story: Zondo Commission testimony fills key gaps in Lucky Montana's R45m 'bribery' scandal...

Explosive testimony aired at the Zondo Commission supports allegations that ex-Prasa CEO Lucky Montana received massive bribes from one of the SoE's foremost contractors....

 2020-07-03 14:53 

News24

'Life's so tough': Never-ending misery for crisis-hit Zimbabweans...

Hit by runaway hyperinflation and a rapidly devaluing currency, Zimbabweans are watching their earnings evaporate....

 2020-07-03 14:51 

News24

'You are ready and getting readier' - Ramaphosa is pleased with Mpumalanga's Covid-19 plans...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is pleased with the plans Mpumalanga has put in place to deal with Covid-19, especially as infections are expected to rise....

 2020-07-03 14:50 

News24

SABC's reviewed editorial policies aim to stamp out outside 'interferences'...

The SABC launched its reviewed 2020 editorial policy on Friday, signifying a change in who is considered the broadcaster's editor-in-chief....

 2020-07-03 14:49 

News24

Trump visits Mount Rushmore amid controversy, coronavirus concerns...

President Donald Trump will begin his July Fourth celebrations with a trip to Mount Rushmore on Friday despite concerns about gathering a large crowd....

 2020-07-03 14:45 

News24

Old Brown Sherry does NOT cure Covid-19 as claimed in viral voice note - brewer, health dept...

The brewers of Sedgwick's Old Brown Sherry and the Eastern Cape health department have dismissed reports that the popular drink cures the Covid-19 coronavirus....

 2020-07-03 14:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Old Mutual appoints of Iain Williamson as Chief Executive Officer...

Old Mutual has announced the appointment of Iain Williamson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately....

 2020-07-03 14:23 

Business Live

Prince Andrew stunned at claim he is not co-operating after Maxwell arrest...

He has faced claims from US prosecutors that he is avoiding giving his version of events in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal...

 2020-07-03 14:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Launch of Arua City...

The event was officially presided over by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya...

 2020-07-03 14:10 

News24

ANALYSIS | Lessons for Aphiwe Dyantyi in Chiliboy Ralepelle dope case...

You're not likely to read previous doping tribunal panel findings, so Sibusiso Mjikeliso did it for you, and came up with lessons for Aphiwe Dyantyi and other athletes....

 2020-07-03 14:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Halts Return of Ugandans From Abroad...

According to a statement released on Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the country will not handle any new returnees after July 4, 2020, due to congestion quarantine facilities got congested....

 2020-07-03 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Intel to invest $255m in Reliance's digital unit Jio Platforms...

Intel's investment arm will pay some $255 million for a small stake in Reliance Industries' digital unit Jio Platforms....

 2020-07-03 13:45 

News24

One man dies, another injured after falling 15 metres from building in KZN...

One man has died and another has been seriously injured after falling roughly 15 metres from a building in Scottburgh, south of Durban....

 2020-07-03 13:41 

News24

Zondo Commission is biased, a 'farce', says letter from ex-Prasa CEO Lucky Montana...

Montana, the rail agency's CEO between 2010 and 2015, said he would be willing to appear before the commission to give his side of the story....

 2020-07-03 13:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakawa Division Authorities Failing to Enforce Ban on Boda Bodas...

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner of Nakawa Division Herbert Anderson Burora says the cyclists are desperate to carrying passengers to earn a living....

 2020-07-03 13:28 

Business Live

Old Mutual appoints Iain Williamson as new CEO...

Willamson stepped in as interim CEO after Old Mutual parted ways with Peter Moyo in the middle of 2019...

 2020-07-03 13:27 

Business Live

Fita to appeal high court tobacco ruling 'riddled with errors'...

The tobacco association says illicit trade in cigarettes is 'destructive of the rationality of the ban', a notion the court dismissed...

 2020-07-03 13:27 

Business Live

WATCH: On the Covid front-line...

Prof Shabir Madhi, of Wits, talks to Business Day TV about the possibilities of a vaccine for Covid-19...

 2020-07-03 13:27 

News24

UPDATE | UK Labour leader says coronavirus inquiry is inevitable...

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has said that an inquiry into government's handling of the coronavirus crisis was inevitable....

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