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 2020-04-05 17:15 

Standard Digital

Premier League club could run out of money by August, says chairman...

"The fact of the matter is if we don't finish this season and there isn't a clear start date for next season we as a club will run out of money by Aug...

 2020-04-05 17:05 

Business Live

Lockdown to hit Eskom's revenue by R3bn...

Lower demand for power and less likelihood of payment by consumers behind lower collection rate, says CFO...

 2020-04-05 16:45 

News24

Lockdown: Cape Town liquor store burgled and looted...

A 33-year-old man has been arrested following the burglary and looting of a liquor store in Langa, Western Cape, on Sunday afternoon....

 2020-04-05 16:45 

News24

Weather update: Warm conditions for the north, while a cold front heads towards the Western Cape...

It will be a warm Monday for the northern parts of the country, but cool to cold for the rest, with a cold front approaching the Western Cape, according to the SA Weather Service....

 2020-04-05 16:20 

Daily Nation

Meru Woman Rep Mwangaza gives sermon on Covid-19...

MP urges Kenyans to limit travels during Easter to curb the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-04-05 16:15 

Standard Digital

Premier League stars warned of Sh25 billion shortfall in virus wage cut row...

The Professional Footballers' Association warned on Saturday of a 200 million ($245 million) shortfall for British government coffers if a sweeping c...

 2020-04-05 16:10 

Business Live

Saudi Aramco shares edge higher despite oil-price war...

Oil company delays release of monthly oil pricing list as it briefly regains $1.7-trillion valuation...

 2020-04-05 16:10 

Business Live

STUART THEOBALD: SA can learn from experience as we suffer a dose of the past century's crises...

The financial turmoil will feature some elements of the Great Depression, a world war, the dot-com bubble and the 1970s oil crisis...

 2020-04-05 16:03 

Daily Nation

South Sudan confirms first coronavirus case...

The patient arrived in the country from Netherlands via Addis Ababa on February 28....

 2020-04-05 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

DRDGold considering to restart operations during lockdown...

JSE listed junior producer DRDGold is considering restarting operations at its Far West Gold Recoveries operation....

 2020-04-05 15:35 

News24

Coronavirus: Missing North West patient found in Free State...

A person who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bloemhof, North West, went missing after the province's health department did not find the patient at his home....

 2020-04-05 15:34 

Business Report (IOL)

Africa could lose 20 million jobs due to coronavirus pandemic - AU study...

About 20 million jobs are at risk in Africa as the continent's economies are projected to shrink this year due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according an African Union study....

 2020-04-05 15:27 

News24

Additional R53 million allocated to food relief programmes in the Western Cape...

An amount of R20 million will be used to distribute 50 000 food parcels, each of which will support a family of four for one month. The Department of Social Development will allocate these funds to selected NGOs to prepare and distribute the food parcels....

 2020-04-05 15:25 

Standard Digital

Trump hopes virus-hit sport back 'sooner than later'...

President Donald Trump said Saturday he believed US sports leagues hit by the coronavirus pandemic would resume...

 2020-04-05 15:15 

Business Live

Anchor grows funds under management by 17%...

Financial services group sees record demand for fixed-income assets including securities such as bonds...

 2020-04-05 15:15 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Distell's LVE foray was a short but not fruitless venture...

U-turn on Libertas Vineyards and Estates will compromise the company's credibility in the wine industry...

 2020-04-05 14:28 

Daily Nation

Man City ace faces probe after flouting virus lockdown...

The England defender held a party at his home last week....

 2020-04-05 14:28 

News24

PICS | Coronavirus and church: Pray for SA, Ramaphosa asks ZCC leaders during Sunday visit...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading a delegation of ministers for a meeting with bishops of the Zion Christian Church on Sunday as part of coronavirus interventions, ahead of what is usually a massive Easter pilgrimage to Moria in Limpopo....

 2020-04-05 14:27 

News24

Coronavirus: DA gets a no to request for oversight over command centre's work...

DA Leader John Steenhuisen believes the National Command Council is in the unique position of rolling out programmes that are out of the ordinary and, as such, cannot effectively be held to account by Parliament's existing committees....

 2020-04-05 14:25 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus fight: Xavi donates Sh114 million to Barcelona hospital...

Former Barcelona and Spain star Xavi Hernandez and his wife have donated one million euros ($1.08 million) to the city's Hospital Clinic to help the f...

 2020-04-05 14:19 

Business Live

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Covid-19 screening and testing drive to continue...

Campaign to contain spread of virus steps up a gear as SA enters the second week of national lockdown...

 2020-04-05 14:19 

Business Live

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: All eyes on the rand as pandemic holds sway...

The next few weeks are expected to be critical amid lockdowns to contain viral outbreak...

 2020-04-05 14:00 

Standard Digital

Revealed: Premier League club could run out of money by August...

Premier League club Burnley could run out of money by August if the season does not resume by......

 2020-04-05 13:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Bicycle Mechanics Cash in on Suspension of Public Transport...

Frank Ssesaazi, is one of the few mechanics who wakeup very early to get onto the closed streets of Masaka where he arranges his toolkits to begin the day's work....

 2020-04-05 13:43 

News24

After coronavirus: What world will we live in?...

One day, the battle against the novel coronavirus will be won. But the world that emerges may look very different from the one we lived in before the pandemic began....

 2020-04-05 13:42 

Daily Nation

Morocco to free over 5,000 prisoners to slow virus spread...

Covid-19 illness has killed 66 people and infected 960 in the North African country....

 2020-04-05 13:36 

Daily Nation

Covid-19: Worshippers arrested in Nyandarua church...

The three were found at Life Changing Church on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 13:28 

News24

France struggles to give virus victims dignified deaths...

With those worst hit by the virus facing an agonising death from asphyxia, palliative care specialists in France are struggling amid drug shortages to give victims the most humane end possible....

 2020-04-05 13:24 

News24

Morocco to free over 5,000 prisoners to slow virus spread...

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Sunday pardoned more than 5,600 prisoners and ordered their release in stages to avoid contagion in the country's overcrowded jails....

 2020-04-05 13:19 

Daily Nation

Kenya international set for Tusker return...

Muchiri was Tusker's top scorer last season with 12 goals....

 2020-04-05 13:14 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Lira Diocese Cancels Baptism on Easter...

Baptism on Easter Sunday is particularly significant because according to the Christian faith, that's the day Jesus Christ returned to life and to many it is "to walk with Christ and be closer to Christ."However, in Lira Catholic Diocese, this...

 2020-04-05 13:07 

News24

81-year-old Bo-Kaap woman dies of Covid-19...

According to the Covid-19 Bo-Kaap Community Response Team in Cape Town, 81-year-old Kulsum Cassiem died on Saturday and was buried early on Sunday, in accordance with her faith....

 2020-04-05 13:02 

News24

Pope livestreams Palm Sunday mass due to virus 'tragedy'...

Pope Francis called for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as he delivered Palm Sunday mass by livestream instead of before Saint Peter's Square crowds....

 2020-04-05 13:01 

News24

South Sudan reports first coronavirus case...

South Sudan reported its first coronavirus case on Sunday, one of the last African nations to confirm the presence of COVID-19 within its borders....

 2020-04-05 13:00 

Standard Digital

EXCLUSIVE: It is back to the barracks for Kenya's top athletes...

Kenyan athletes, who work in the disciplined forces Kenya Defence Forces, National Police Service and Kenya Prisons Service are known to be......

 2020-04-05 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Famous Brands wants to pull the plug on UK Gourmet Burger Kitchen...

Famous Brands is planning to pull the plug on its UK subsidiary, Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK)....

 2020-04-05 12:57 

Daily Nation

Deaf teacher excels in online video making...

Samwel Buuri Muriithi lost hearing to a disease when he was 10 years old....

 2020-04-05 12:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Desert Locusts Invade Karamoja Again...

According to the Amudat District Senior Agricultural Officer Joseph Marimoi, the locusts entered through Karita Border area and spread throughout Karita Sub County in the areas of Akou lee, Nacemato, and around the mountains but spread to the Town Council...

 2020-04-05 12:44 

News24

'Skop-skiet-donner' reports detract from SANDF's coronavirus efforts - Makwetla...

The reported incidents of unlawful acts by members of the South African National Defence Force since its deployment in support of the police to deal with the Covid-19 are regrettable, said Thabang Makwetla, the Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Vete...

 2020-04-05 12:41 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Thirty Suspects Test Negative at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital...

The thirty suspects' samples were picked from people in different districts that make up Western region that include Ntungamo Isingiro, Ibanda, Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Mbarara and Rukungiri....

 2020-04-05 12:32 

News24

Italian mayor fights lone battle for mass virus blood testing...

The mayor of a pandemic-hit Italian town is trying to get everyone's blood tested in a controversial attempt to end weeks of confinement and finally get people back to work....

 2020-04-05 12:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Don't Profit In Coronavirus pandemic - Bishop Ssemogerere...

Bishop Ssemogerere says that benefitting in such a crisis is an evil before God and people should refrain from the act....

 2020-04-05 12:18 

Standard Digital

Covid-19: Mutua asks Kenya Power, water firms to waive bills for six months...

Mutua waives water bills for Machakos residents urges other firms such as Kenya Power to follow suit...

 2020-04-05 12:18 

Standard Digital

Mutua calls for power, water bills waiver in wake of covid-19...

Mutua waives water bills for Machakos residents urges other firms such as Kenya Power to follow suit...

 2020-04-05 12:08 

Daily Nation

Ras Makonnen, Pan-Africanist who gave Jomo a job in London pub...

Makonnen was instrumental in the formation of OAU....

 2020-04-05 12:00 

Standard Digital

PHOTOS: How Kenyan sportsmen and women are coping with Covid-19...

With numerous sporting events in the world and leagues either suspended or postponed and training facilities closed due to the coronavirus......

 2020-04-05 11:40 

Daily Nation

Covid-19: North Rift governors say no outsiders during Easter...

Noreb governors say they are not taking any chances with the virus....

 2020-04-05 11:28 

News24

Dan Kriek: We need to monitor food security as closely as our health...

The Covid-19 pandemic will accentuate levels of inequality in society in ways we have not anticipated, unless we start paying closer attention to food security among the poorest of the poor, writes former Agri-SA president Dan Kriek....

 2020-04-05 11:27 

Standard Digital

Bills soar for those in quarantine as they pen emotional letter to CS Kagwe...
 2020-04-05 11:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Christians Pray Against COVID-19 on Palm Sunday...

Several Christians around the country celebrated Palm Sunday, from their homes for the first time without shaking palm leaves in celebration for Jesus Chrit's triumphant entry into Jerusalem....

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