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 2020-07-04 10:02 

News24

KZN father handed life sentence for repeatedly raping daughter...

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the rape of his daughter. The accused pleaded guilty to repeatedly raping his 13-year-old daughter when his wife was away....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten...

Amadou Diallo, a Guinean man, was killed by NYPD officers 21 years ago. Today protesters still invoke his name as they fight for justice The post Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten...

Amadou Diallo, a Guinean man, was killed by NYPD officers 21 years ago. Today protesters still invoke his name as they fight for justice The post Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-04 09:57 

Business Report (IOL)

Calls mount for solidarity with Africa as Covid-19 worsens livelihood of poor Africans...

China promised to cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of interest-free government loans that are due to mature by the end of 2020 within the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation....

 2020-07-04 09:47 

News24

How Paul Treu's 'Class of 2009' created wave of top SA coaches...

Paul Treu created a system that placed a high emphasis on leadership and learning, which translated into many of his former players following in his footsteps....

 2020-07-04 09:31 

News24

OPINION | Zuckerberg says advertisers will be back 'soon enough'. Sadly, he might be right...

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has shrugged off an ad boycott by major advertisers after the company's share price nosedived. Sadly, history is on his side, says Richard Lord....

 2020-07-04 09:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Fuel Prices Increase in Buvuma After Pump Stations Suspend Services...

The fuel stations at Kirongo landing site and Luwanda trading center suspended their services due to failure by trucks to supply fuel from the mainland resulting from the suspension of ferry services....

 2020-07-04 09:24 

News24

WATCH | Interactive art installation offers public platform for dialogue around positive change...

An interactive art project where community members are encouraged to text messages of positive change was erected in Woodstock, Cape Town on Tuesday....

 2020-07-04 08:55 

News24

Crusaders outclass Highlanders to move to top of Super Rugby Aotearoa log...

The quality of the Crusaders shone through as they overcame the Highlanders in a Super Rugby Aotearoa clash on Saturday....

 2020-07-04 08:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927...

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa....

 2020-07-04 08:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Hope Radio, Former Staff Feud Over Salary Arrears...

On 1st this month, the radio's lawyer, Justus Muhangi of Muhangi & Partners Advocates issued a response refuting the trio's accusations....

 2020-07-04 08:33 

Standard Digital

Abducted man rescued in Igembe forest, three suspects held...

The suspects led officers to a nearby thicket after being traced where the victim was rescued after 14 days...

 2020-07-04 08:13 

News24

SAHRC concerned about City of Cape Town's 'reluctance' to help with Qolani investigation...

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is concerned about the poor cooperation it is receiving from the City of Cape Town in its investigation into the eviction of a naked man in Khayelitsha....

 2020-07-04 07:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Controversy As Owino Market Leadership Asks Vendors to Pay Arrears...

Some of the vendors boycotted the payment of the market dues in 2012 claiming that St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association-SSLOA led by their Chairperson, Godfrey Kayongo doesn't remit the fees to Kampala City Counci...

 2020-07-04 07:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Reserve bank sanctions insurers for FICA transgressions...

Clientele Life fined R200 000, while Hollard Life and Outsurance Life cautioned....

 2020-07-04 07:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Refugee Collection Centre Designated to House Health Workers in Amuru...

The district deployed 13 health workers at the Uganda-South Sudan border to conduct surveillance and screening of long-distance cargo truck drivers en-route to Juba since the outbreak of coronavirus disease....

 2020-07-04 07:26 

Uganda Radio Network

270 Ugandans Return From United Arab Emirates...

This is the biggest group to arrive from a same location ever since the repatriation flights commenced last week due to the Covid19 lock down. The latest group brings to 674, the number of returnees to the country....

 2020-07-04 07:14 

News24

WATCH | NHS staff and campaigners take part in candlelit vigil to remember lives lost...

NHS staff and campaigners each carried a lantern to represent every 1 000 coronavirus deaths....

 2020-07-04 07:07 

Uganda Radio Network

The Struggle to Return Home; Scientist Shares Agonizing Tale...

Dr Andrew Obuku left Cleveland, Ohio on March 21. At 7 a.m. the next day, he was in Addis Ababa, waiting for a connecting flight which was due at 10 a.m. However, Ethiopian Airlines rescheduled the flight to 23; 45 p.m. After more than 12 hours of waiting...

 2020-07-04 07:05 

News24

OPINION | Mogoeng Mogoeng's criticism of SA policy on Israel ignores several facts...

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, even as the top jurist in our country, has a right to his opinion - but, as the American politician and academic Daniel Moynihan once said, he simply does not have the right to his own facts....

 2020-07-04 07:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Post Facing Eviction Over Rent Arrears...

According to Nabakooza, the officers have been using the excuse of the Covid19 pandemic for the delayed payment of rent....

 2020-07-04 06:37 

Standard Digital

Suspect behind car theft syndicate arrested in Kitale, seven cars recovered...

The operation comes following numerous reports of stolen motor vehicles in South Rift in June in which over 10 vehicles were stolen...

 2020-07-04 06:26 

News24

SATURDAY PROFILE | Wits' new Vice-Chancellor Zeblon Vilakazi on his grand plans to make Wits the MIT of Africa...

Katlehong-born Zeblon Vilakazi admitted that Wits made mistakes with #FeesMustFall, and shares his dream of making the university a hotbed for innovation....

 2020-07-04 06:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Abim District Battles Fresh Infestation of Scabies...

Abim District Health Officer Anthony Okengo says that the skin infestation is rampant across all the sub-counties affecting mostly children and elderly persons. He says currently, all health centres are treating the condition....

 2020-07-04 06:00 

News24

Hospital groups gear up for Covid-19 with under-pressure balance sheets...

South Africa's biggest private hospital groups are gearing themselves up for a war, with balance sheets likely to remain stressed for some time as their regular and more lucrative clientele stays away....

 2020-07-04 05:49 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Soldier Jailed 25-years for Killing Girlfriend...

Private Joshua Nyongeza, 23, from Butogo barracks, was convicted on Friday by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) Mountain Division Court Martial sitting in Bundibugyo district on Friday....

 2020-07-04 05:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Arrested in Connection to Raid at Kibuku District Headquarters...

Charles Kadyama, the Kibuku District LC 5 Chairperson suspects that the theft could have been an inside job, arguing that no outsider could know where they keep their valuables....

 2020-07-04 05:40 

Uganda Radio Network

2,300 Elderly Persons Enrolled on SAGE Scheme in Bukomansimbi...

Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of ...

 2020-07-04 05:36 

Standard Digital

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US-sends-carriers-to-South-China-Sea-during-Chinese-drills...

China-announced-last-week-it-had-scheduled-five-days-of-drills-starting-July-1-near-the-Paracel-Islands-which-are-claimed-by-both-Vietnam-and-China...

 2020-07-04 05:17 

Uganda Radio Network

FDC Opposes Proposed Political Party Regulations...

According to Amuriat, the proposed regulations are not practical since they provide for lining behind candidates yet government wants to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to control the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-07-04 05:05 

News24

EXPLAINED | When and how will rugby's return to training commence?...

South Africa has been in lockdown for 100 days now and rugby is one of the big fish federations still awaiting clearance from government. Yet when the green light is given, what happens next?...

 2020-07-04 05:00 

News24

MONEY CLINIC | I paid off R600 000 in debt. How do I get my debt clearance certificate?...

I opted for debt review when I got divorced. I have since paid off R600 000 in debt. What now?...

 2020-07-04 04:14 

Business Live

Campaign needed to get US 'anti-Covids' to see the light...

Why are so many Americans refusing to take precautions? A key reason is their sense of their identity, writes Cass R Sunstein...

 2020-07-04 04:14 

Business Live

Solar energy can help keep health facilities alive worldwide...

As governments design their coronavirus recovery packages, they are urged to include mini-grids and other clean energy for healthcare facilities...

 2020-07-04 04:07 

News24

Nicole Fritz | Government needs to secure the fundamentals to ensure we survive this pandemic...

In the wake of the demolition of a Khayelitsha man's home, Nicole Fritz argues that government needs to ensure it is not imposing misery on the vulnerable due its measures in these challenging times....

 2020-07-04 04:00 

News24

Cape Town shows signs that the residential property market is still alive, but for how long?...

Rawson Developers' sale of more than 100 new residential units this week shows that the residential property market remains alive, but for how long?...

 2020-07-04 03:59 

News24

Family buries stranger after Covid-19 body mix-up...

An Eastern Cape widow told News24 that due to a bungle at Uitenage Provincial Hospital's mortuary, the body of her husband was mixed up with that of someone else....

 2020-07-04 03:18 

Business Live

LUNCH WITH THE FT: Ryuichi Sakamoto: 'To create something is a strange thing to do'...

The prolific, pulse-setting musician, songwriter, performer, producer, composer and activist confirms that, with Covid-19, plans 'no longer mean very much'...

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Agency stops construction of buildings in city...

Eight suspects accused of constructing the unapproved multi-million-shilling building were charged on Wednesday....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Lawyer contests KPAs tender...

On June 9, KPA put up a tender notice for the prequalification of legal services....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Queries raised on Marsabit killings...

Eight students have been killed in Marsabit in just two weeks, sparking fear among residents....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

New team to probe minors' mysterious killings...

The new team from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will unravel the death mystery of Alvina Mutheu 3, and Henry Jacktone, 4....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Cabinet okays takeover of hospital...

Governor Lee Kinyanjui said the facility that serves hundreds of patients had strained the county's budget....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Evicted traders get reprieve from court...

The court also ordered that their stalls should not be demolished....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Varsity 'will not take over' hospital...

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) will not be taken over by Maseno University....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Clergy held for defiling five girls...

The suspect has been luring girls aged between two and five with freebies....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Anti-graft body probes Kirinyaga County staff...

EACC summoned 38 officials for questioning starting from May 28 to June 17 over Sh50 million tender for installation of a software to manage hospital...

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Brace for tough times, CS tells betting firms...

Decision to scrap 20 per cent excise duty introduced last year on betting to be reviewed by December....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Three men get 30 years each for murder...

Three people found guilty of murdering two colleagues over land tussle have been sentenced to 30 years in prison by the High Court in Kisii....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Church elder held for defiling five girls...

The suspect has been luring girls aged between two and five with freebies....

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