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 2020-11-22 06:38 

News24

3 Limpopo men put behind bars for life for murder of 'rival gang member'...

Three Limpopo men have been jailed for life after they were convicted of killing a man they accused of being in a rival gang....

 2020-11-22 06:19 

Uganda Radio Network

CCTV Cameras Installed in Luweero Town Council, Busia...

The installation is part of the countrywide plans to install surveillance cameras to curb rates of urban crimes....

 2020-11-22 05:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Hoima Opposition Parliamentary Candidates Resume Campaigns...

The candidates on Wednesday suspended their campaigns after the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine, the National Unity Platform-NUP Presidential candidate....

 2020-11-22 05:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Teso Leaders Task Museveni to Fulfill Pledges...

In a memorandum presented to President Museveni at Soroti University on Saturday evening, the Teso leaders cited compensation of the people of Teso as one of the key demands....

 2020-11-22 05:37 

Nation

Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints new leader...

Algerian Abu Obaida Yusuf al-Annabi was named Droukdel's successor....

 2020-11-22 05:36 

Standard Digital

Meru Law Courts closed over Covid-19 cases...

The suspension, which begins tomorrow, will be effective for two weeks to allow for intervention measures to prevent the spread of the virus....

 2020-11-22 05:28 

News24

3 boys found dead in under-construction stormwater trench in Hammanskraal...

Three boys have been found dead in an under-construction stormwater trench in Hammanskraal....

 2020-11-22 05:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Rwandan Shooting Victim in Kabale Escapes from Health Centre...

A security official who preferred anonymity says that the victims were referred from Muguri Health Centre II to Rubaya Health Centre IV for adequate treatment....

 2020-11-22 05:18 

Nation

Where elders decide who wins at the ballot...

It is believed that only clan elders can give the best direction politically....

 2020-11-22 05:08 

News24

Frustrated Rennie slams Wallabies' failure to beat Pumas: 'We got bored'...

A "disappointed and frustrated" Australia coach Dave Rennie says his team must do better after blowing a chance to beat a stoic Argentina....

 2020-11-22 04:54 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

After Pennsylvania court defeat, Trump faces new pressure to concede election...

So far, attempts to thwart certification have failed in courts in Georgia, Michigan and Arizona....

 2020-11-22 04:52 

Standard Digital

Suspected thug killed, four escape in Oyugis botched robbery...

Efforts by the officers to convince him to surrender failed as he threatened to attack them with a machete...

 2020-11-22 04:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Al Qaeda in North Africa names new leader to succeed Droukdel...

U.S.-based SITE, which monitors jihadist websites, said AQIM displayed the dead body of its former leader for the first time in a video....

 2020-11-22 03:58 

Standard Digital

Detectives gatecrash house party, arrest 44 teenagers...

The sleuths have blamed the rampant disappearance on criminal elements organising house parties....

 2020-11-22 03:21 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Burkina Faso votes under looming threat of violence...

The electoral commission says polling stations will remain shut across much of the north and east for fear of violence....

 2020-11-22 02:58 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Al-Shabaab's Sh3 billion tax collection web in Somalia...

Al-Shabaab has a well-coordinated system that collects taxes from citizens, in areas it controls and in those it doesn't....

 2020-11-22 02:46 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Protesters burn Guatemalan Congress to demand president resign...

Over 20 people and almost 50 were sent to hospital injured, one of them in a serious condition...

 2020-11-22 02:30 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

US approves Covid therapy, G20 pushes for global vaccine access...

The antibody therapy approval in the United States offers some hope for those infected...

 2020-11-22 02:26 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

In the spotlight: The Tigrayan party at the heart of Ethiopia's conflict...

From spearheading the struggle against dictatorship to dominating government and then withdrawing from the national stage, the TPLF....

 2020-11-22 02:08 

Standard Digital

Victims of mob justice demand compensation...

Earlier, two people were arraigned at a Busia court in connection with the arson and were released on Sh200,000 bond....

 2020-11-22 02:00 

Standard Digital

Yet another attempt at city order amid doubts...

New bus termini are coming up fast to keep matatus from getting into the Nairobi CBD and NMS is confident it will work this time....

 2020-11-22 01:08 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trump bid to overturn election stumbles as judge tosses Pennsylvania lawsuit...

The lawsuit sought to stop officials from certifying Bidens victory in the state, arguing that some counties wrongly allowed voters to fix errors...

 2020-11-22 01:00 

Standard Digital

Reviving art of walking through nature trails...

Trans Rift Trails Network is in the process of connecting footpaths that cut across the most scenic part of Rift Valley landscapes....

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

Civil servants hit by fraudulent insurance pay deductions...

Fraud is often perpetrated by representatives of independent financial advisers, who have contracts with insurers...

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

HILARY JOFFE: There's a way to make the illusion of investment a reality...

Investment conference evoked plenty of cynicism, not to mention pledge and plan fatigue...

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

Santam case sees tighter policies...

Old Mutual, Bryte, Santam and Hollard decline to comment on whether they will revise business interruption policies...

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

Investment flows in — but is it the right sort?...

Conference results show disconnect between financial and real economy flows...

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

My Brilliant Career: Work's not work when you are doing what you love...

Michael Gullan is the founder and CEO of G&G Advocac...

 2020-11-21 22:44 

Business Live

Hendrik du Toi: 'Capital eager for SA bargains'...

SA need only tell 'a half-credible story' for global cash to flow in...

 2020-11-21 20:11 

News24

Another 2 646 Covid-19 cases confirmed, amid calls for continued vigilance...

Eighty-six more deaths were reported, with 22 occurring in the past 48 hours....

 2020-11-21 20:00 

Mail & Guardian

The president, the preacher and the great escape...

Malawi's new president was furious after Shepherd Bushiri's dramatic disappearance from South Africa The post The president, the preacher and the great escape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:59 

News24

African editors' forums join call for charges against Zim journalist to be dropped...

The SA National Editors Forum (Sanef), Southern African Editors' Forum and African Editors Forum have called for charges to be dropped against Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono....

 2020-11-21 19:40 

News24

Mourinho's Spurs sink Pep's Man City to take top spot in Premier League...

Tottenham powered to the top of the Premier League with an impressive 2-0 win against Manchester City....

 2020-11-21 19:37 

News24

Twitter to hand over @POTUS account to Biden on 20 January...

Twitter Inc will transfer control of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on 20 January, the company said....

 2020-11-21 19:32 

News24

Cape Town mom-of-two shot dead while waiting for her taxi after work...

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was robbed of her phone and shot dead in Elsies River, Cape Town....

 2020-11-21 19:15 

News24

Bushiri preaches boldness as online church continues...

Shepherd Bushiri urged his followers to be bold in an online service free from the hindrances of prison ....

 2020-11-21 19:07 

News24

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Saturday, 21 November, draw....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Artificially dimming the sun may reduce the risk of future droughts in Cape Town...

But it can't solve the climate crisis, say a team of scientists The post Artificially dimming the sun may reduce the risk of future droughts in Cape Town appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Beneath Mashaba's 'centrism' lurks the reactionary...

A fanatic of the free market, Herman Mashaba advances extreme economic policies for South Africa. But he needs political power first, so he rides on xenophobic sentiments for votes The post Beneath Mashaba's 'centrism' lurks the reactionary ap...

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

'Don't vote, overthrow the dictators'...

Tanzania's opposition leader, who is again in exile, says 'instead of telling people to vote, we should be telling them to prepare for popular revolt The post 'Don't vote, overthrow the dictators' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Collaboration is key for equitable access...

Equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, therapies and diagnostics is a moral duty The post Collaboration is key for equitable access appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Masterclasses in duck-and-dive...

You didn't need to be a genius or a prophet to predict that Bushiri would run or that Zuma would stall The post Masterclasses in duck-and-dive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper...

Those involved in the breach must be 'dealt with swiftly and harshly' The post There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Testing times for grade 12 learners...

Strict Covid protocols are in place for the exams, with special provision made for those who test positive The post Testing times for grade 12 learners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

The president, the preacher and the great escape...

Malawi's new president was furious after Shepherd Bushiri's dramatic disappearance from South Africa The post The president, the preacher and the great escape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-21 18:48 

News24

Referee Aimee Barrett-Theron makes South African rugby history in Bulls win...

Saturday saw the first top-level 15-a-side rugby match in South Africa refereed by a woman....

 2020-11-21 18:08 

News24

Ramaphosa denies secret trophy hunting claim...

The Presidency denied President Cyril Ramaphosa has a stake in a trophy hunting company following a claim published by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)....

 2020-11-21 17:55 

Nation

Missing girls found while being taken to Nairobi...

Police are investigating possible links to a child trafficking syndicate....

 2020-11-21 17:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Armed Thugs Rob UGX 8M, Motorcycle from Kagadi Businessman...

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Muhumuza was put at gunpoint by two thugs dressed in civilian clothes armed with a pistol and robbed him of 8 million shillings, two phones and a motorcycle registration number UEM 149X Baj...

 2020-11-21 17:00 

Standard Digital

Western leaders clash over BBI...

Politicians from western Kenya have clashed over the suspension of signature collection for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report....

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