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 2020-02-20 16:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Desert Locusts Enter Bulambuli, Bukedea Districts...

According to officials, big swarms of locusts yesterday invaded Seseti village on Ngenge hills in Ngenge Sub County at about 4:00pm before relocating to Kacharasi and Hatari at the border of Bunambutye, Bwikhonge and Nabongo Sub Counties in Bulambuli dist...

 2020-02-20 16:47 

News24

South Sudan's warring leaders to form long-delayed unity government...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending more than six years of war....

 2020-02-20 16:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Flying Squad Impounds Stolen Vehicles in Jinja...
 2020-02-20 16:40 

News24

Mkhwebane denies allegation of illegal surveillance made her staff...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association....

 2020-02-20 16:34 

News24

Ramaphosa puts looters on notice: They'll 'face the full might of the law'...

In what could be considered as a warning to the fightback campaign against his reforms, President Cyril Ramaphosa warns that "those who continue to steal from the people" will face the full might of the law....

 2020-02-20 16:34 

Daily Nation

Rodgers: Euro ban will fire up Man City...

Leicester face City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday....

 2020-02-20 16:30 

Daily Nation

Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife...

Thomas Thabane is to be charged Friday with the murder of Lilopelo Thabane....

 2020-02-20 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Gold tops $1,600 as virus fuels growth fears...

Fears that the coronavirus could be a disaster for the global economy are driving another rally in precious metals....

 2020-02-20 16:21 

The New Humanitarian

In the news: Three aid workers killed in Syria...

A bloody week for Syria aid workers....

 2020-02-20 16:20 

News24

SOPA: The Western Cape can become emerging market leader in renewable energy Winde...

The Western Cape has some of the world's best solar and wind resources and has the ability to become the emerging market leader in renewable energy, Premier Alan Winde has said in his State of the Province Address....

 2020-02-20 16:20 

Daily Nation

Raphael Tuju flown to UK for specialised care after accident...

Jubilee says he had been moved from Karen Hospital's ICU to the general ward....

 2020-02-20 16:15 

Daily Nation

Barcelona use La Liga rule to sign Danish striker...

Leganes sit 19th in the table and play 17th-placed Celta Vigo on Saturday....

 2020-02-20 16:15 

Business Live

Quinton de Kock not bothered by history with Australia...

Proteas captain is focused on playing the game hard, not renewing old hostilities...

 2020-02-20 16:15 

Business Live

Imperial Logistics warns of huge drop in earnings...

Imperial shares fall after the company says it expects a 92% decrease in headline earnings per share...

 2020-02-20 16:15 

Business Live

BRIGHT KHUMALO: From streaming to podcasting, Spotify is ahead of the wave...

It towers over its competitors with 271-million subscribers and now the platform sees the potential of podcasts...

 2020-02-20 16:15 

Business Live

Bloomberg takes flak at Democratic debate...

Former New York mayor turns in uninspiring performance that will encourage his rivals for the party's nomination...

 2020-02-20 16:11 

News24

Limpopo premier backs down, reinstates govt spokesperson over EFF leak claims...

The premier of Limpopo has now agreed to reinstate government spokesperson Phuti Seloba. The bargaining council ordered that his earlier suspension be lifted and he be reinstated but the premier initially refused....

 2020-02-20 16:10 

News24

Hefty sentence for parolee who bludgeoned, stabbed and burnt police clerk...

A KwaZulu-Natal man who bludgeoned, stabbed and burnt a police administrative clerk, gets a life sentence....

 2020-02-20 16:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Crime Intelligence Tasked to Find Sponsor of Parliament Protest...

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, says the Crime Intelligence Unit has been tasked to find the sponsors of the protest....

 2020-02-20 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

VAT hike, extra levy on income maybe, but SA unlikely to avoid Moody's downgrade...

#Budget2020: Now or never 2020/21 Budget needs to pull the country out of a spiralling debt trap ... writes Johann Els....

 2020-02-20 15:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads...

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates' documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates' profiles and face-to-face interviews as ...

 2020-02-20 15:50 

Standard Digital

Man City seek quick decision on appeal...

Manchester City hope to have their appeal against a two-year ban from European football byUefa heard by before start of new season....

 2020-02-20 15:49 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom war room finally meets...

An announcement was made in December that the war room would be revived as South Africa slid deeper into an energy crisis....

 2020-02-20 15:44 

Daily Nation

Olympic hockey champion Danson-Bennett retires...

Danson-Bennett has now decided to bow out after nearly two decades as a hockey player....

 2020-02-20 15:38 

Standard Digital

Why you overspend...
 2020-02-20 15:38 

Standard Digital

Murang'a homes to get cheap cooking gas...

Sewerage firm plans to tap fuel from biogas plant set for completion by next year...

 2020-02-20 15:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyazanga Health Centre IV Stuck with Dilapidated Buildings...

Mark Turyeijuka, the Kyazanga Town Council LC V Councilor and Lwengo District Works Committee Chairperson, confirms the sorry state of the health center, which he has taken a toll on the morale of health workers and turned away residents....

 2020-02-20 15:34 

Mail & Guardian

Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk...

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid The post Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-02-20 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Goldman Says Ramaphosa Could Unleash a Wave of Investment in South Africa...

South Africa must make progress on structural reforms before banks like Goldman Sachs Group Inc. can help draw foreign capital to the country....

 2020-02-20 15:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Speaker Kadaga Assures MPs of Guaranteed Security...

The Speaker of Parliament has assured Members of Parliament that their security is guaranteed even after two men attacked Parliament on Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-02-20 15:23 

Standard Digital

Tuju out of ICU, to be flown for further treatment overseas...

Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju out of ICU, to be flown abroad for further specialised treatment....

 2020-02-20 15:20 

Business Live

Domino effect of a downgrade will be much worse than many expect...

A chain of consequences has not yet been priced in by optimists, who fail to see how SOEs and other institutions will buckle...

 2020-02-20 15:20 

Business Live

Shortcomings of leadership behind Sasol's fall from former glory...

Cost overrun and problems at wax project have made investors wary of escalating costs at the Lake Charles plant in the US...

 2020-02-20 15:20 

Business Live

Looted funds will be recovered, says Cyril Ramaphosa...

The president is 'determined' to recover money lost to state capture and has made finding it a priority for a number of investigative units...

 2020-02-20 15:20 

Business Live

Coach wants recalled scrumhalf Davies to bring his game to Wales...

Josh Adams passes fitness test for clash with France...

 2020-02-20 15:20 

Business Live

LETTER: Show us pay report...

Labour minister must release the findings on the national minimum wage...

 2020-02-20 15:15 

News24

Nafiz Modack and co celebrate acquittal at Grand Caf - the restaurant they were accused of extorting...

Alleged underworld figure Nafiz Modack and his co-accused - Colin Booysen, Ashley Fields and Jacques Cronje - had faced a litany of charges - from extortion to money laundering - in relation to an alleged racket which targeted the nightclub and restaurant...

 2020-02-20 15:11 

The New Humanitarian

How jihadists are fuelling inter-communal conflict in Burkina Faso...

The rapidly spreading violence has displaced 800,000 people and is testing a country once famed for its tolerance and cohesion....

 2020-02-20 15:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory Electoral Commission...

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option....

 2020-02-20 15:10 

Daily Nation

Al-Shabaab militant surrenders in Mandera...

The suspect is being held at Elwak Police Station for interrogation....

 2020-02-20 15:08 

Daily Nation

Support Big Four in dealing with food security...

Food insecurity is a real threat, so let us all support the President....

 2020-02-20 15:07 

News24

PICS | Heartbreaking scene where little Tazne van Wyk's body was found...

The smell of death is palpable at the scene where the decomposing body of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk was found, the Worcester Standard reports....

 2020-02-20 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Standard Chartered commits $75bn towards Sustainable Development Goals...

Standard Chartered Bank said it had committed $75bn to support clients as they transitioned to a low carbon economy....

 2020-02-20 14:58 

Daily Nation

Mandera bus attack victims recount ordeal...

Survivors say bullets were flying into the bus from all directions....

 2020-02-20 14:52 

Standard Digital

Mourinho defiant after Tottenham's loss to Leipzig...

Jose Mourinho said Tottenham Hotspur are still alive in the Champions League despite his side being outplayed by RB Leipzig in their 1-0 loss...

 2020-02-20 14:50 

News24

WATCH | Ramaphosa apologises to Malema after ANC MP claims he abused his wife...

President Cyril Ramaphosa apologises to both Julius Malema and South Africa for "the political back-and-forth of domestic abuse claims" in Parliament which "trivialised"; a national crisis....

 2020-02-20 14:45 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa makes peace with Malema over gender-based violence comments...

In his Sona response, the president apologised for the weaponising of gender-based violence, saying the attack on the red beret leader was "uncalled for" The post Ramaphosa makes peace with Malema over gender-based violence comments appeared first...

 2020-02-20 14:41 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Decry Long Campaign Period...

However, MPs notes that the campaign periods are too long and will have financial implications on candidates. They want the election road map reviewed to cut down on the campaign period especially for local government and parliamentary candidates....

 2020-02-20 14:40 

Daily Nation

Nairobi MCAs table motion to impeach Governor Mike Sonko...

Reasons include lack of deputy governor and bringing the office to disrepute....

 2020-02-20 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Mulago Handling Referrals from Kawempe, Kiruddu Only...

The hospital Principal Administrator David Nuwamanya told Uganda Radio Network this morning that they resolved to first handle the old cases that have been referred to the facilities that had filled the gap when they closed for renovation....

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