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 2020-04-07 12:16 

Mail & Guardian

Why Ramaphosa must act decisively against Ndabeni-Abrahams...

The president needs South Africans on his side if the lockdown is to be extended. He must show leadership and censure the communications minister for breaking the regulations The post Why Ramaphosa must act decisively against Ndabeni-Abrahams appeared fir...

 2020-04-07 12:16 

Mail & Guardian

Eusebius McKaiser: Why Ramaphosa must act decisively against Ndabeni-Abrahams...

The president needs South Africans on his side if the lockdown is to be extended. He must show leadership and censure the communications minister for breaking the regulations The post Eusebius McKaiser: Why Ramaphosa must act decisively against Ndabeni-Ab...

 2020-04-07 12:10 

Daily Nation

Low-key burial for Archbishop Ndingi Mwana a'Nzeki...

President Kenyatta promises that he will be celebrated once the Covid-19 pandemic is defeated....

 2020-04-07 12:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Adjumani Coronavirus Patient Out of Danger-Hospital...

The Adjumani Hospital Superintendent, Dr. Michael Ambaku told URN in a phone interview on Tuesday morning that the suspect has recovered from the symptoms of Corona virus, adding that they are now waiting for results from additional samples to decide on w...

 2020-04-07 12:02 

Mail & Guardian

Nehawu's claims on lack of protective equipment are spurious, says Mkhize...

In an affidavit to the labour court, the health minister says National Health and Allied Workers Union did not check the facts on the ground The post Nehawu's claims on lack of protective equipment are spurious, says Mkhize appeared first on The Mail ...

 2020-04-07 12:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Workers Slowly Abandoning Urban Life for Villages as Lockdown Bites...

Joseph Kato working at private construction company in Ishaka municipality Bushenyi District says he decided to return to his home in Hima, Kasese District because he was not sure of getting food that would sustaining him throughout the lock-down....

 2020-04-07 12:00 

Standard Digital

Special report: Are big-budget international sports events blessings or curses?...

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has led to the cancellation or indefinite postponement of big-buck sporting events globally with not so soot...

 2020-04-07 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA needs to establish business villages in municipalities on one-household, one-hectare model...

The state of our economy forces us to find more creative and innovative ways to lift our economy from the doldrums into economic buoyancy....

 2020-04-07 11:55 

Uganda Radio Network

106 Under Self Quarantine in Kabarole...

Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 District Focal person COVID-19 says that three of the suspects travelled back from Dubai and others from different countries....

 2020-04-07 11:54 

Daily Nation

DCI cop dies while pursuing motorcycle thief...

Residents say it is one of the worst accidents reported in the area in recent times....

 2020-04-07 11:46 

Daily Nation

FKF NEC members trash talks of a normalisation committee...

Nabea said their opponents are not keen on elections....

 2020-04-07 11:40 

News24

FACT CHECK: How a lie about Bill Gates and a vaccine for the coronavirus exploded on Twitter...

A lie about IT billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates wanting to test a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa has exploded on social media across the world over the past two weeks, resulting in widespread outrage on Twitter....

 2020-04-07 11:37 

News24

Ex-Chad dictator temporarily released from jail due to coronavirus...

A Senegal judge has granted Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre two months' leave from prison, as the jail is being used to hold new detainees in coronavirus quarantine....

 2020-04-07 11:33 

News24

Lockdown: Joburg taxi driver slammed after overloaded minibus taxi overturns...

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has condemned the actions of the driver of a minibus taxi that overturned on the M1 in Johannesburg....

 2020-04-07 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Relief package for retail tenants hurt by lockdown measures...

The Property Industry Group, which comprises key commercial property landlords as members, announced an industry-wide relief package for retail tenants....

 2020-04-07 11:28 

Business Live

Leaders call to extend Indian coronavirus lockdown...

India has, so far, escaped a big surge in cases after it told its 1.3-billion people to stay indoors, but the economic fallout is affecting the poor...

 2020-04-07 11:28 

Business Live

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Wars kill people, fighting epidemics saves them...

War talk by governments and health authorities fuels trends that are taking us backwards...

 2020-04-07 11:28 

Business Live

JSE firms as it tracks improved global markets...

There are encouraging signs that the countries worst-hit by the coronavirus are seeing improvements...

 2020-04-07 11:20 

News24

British PM Boris Johnson not on ventilator, says minister...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who spent the night in intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronavirus, has been given oxygen but is not on a ventilator, a minister has said....

 2020-04-07 11:18 

News24

Man who posted fake contaminated Covid-19 test kits video in court, media barred from covering...

A Cape Town man who was arrested for posting a video about alleged contaminated Covid-19 test kits, has been released on a warning to appear in court for a second time....

 2020-04-07 11:15 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19 grounds Nigeria's medical tourists...

The country's elites, including the president, travelled abroad for treatment but now they must use the country's neglected health system The post Covid-19 grounds Nigeria's medical tourists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-07 11:14 

Daily Nation

EPL stars will 'play part' in virus fight, says union chief...

Fifa has urged players and clubs to reach agreement over wage reductions....

 2020-04-07 11:07 

Daily Nation

Germany star extends Bayern stay until 2023...

The new deal comes after he worked his way back into the team....

 2020-04-07 11:04 

News24

Ralph Mathekga: Ending SA's Covid-19 lockdown too soon 'will be a death warrant for many'...

If we succeed in containing the virus in the 21-day period, the only way for us to protect the gains we would have made, is to retain some restrictions while relaxing others, writes Ralph Mathekga....

 2020-04-07 11:00 

The New Humanitarian

Food prices soar under coronavirus threat in Afghanistan...

Spring was meant to bring relief to Afghans facing a winter of hunger. Instead, it brings rising prices as borders shut and food supplies slow....

 2020-04-07 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19: Are the solutions we are implementing valid for the South Africa we live in?...

Social ills such as rebellion, alcoholism, unruliness, don't happen overnight ... All this chaos is an outlet people have mastered to get attention....

 2020-04-07 10:57 

News24

Joburg issues permits to informal food traders after lockdown regulations amendment...

The City of Johannesburg commences issuing permits to informal food traders following an amendment to Covid-19 lockdown regulations....

 2020-04-07 10:57 

News24

WATCH | PART 5: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown...

We asked our readers to send us their best, funniest and most creative videos of what they are getting up to while they are in lockdown - and they certainly delivered...

 2020-04-07 10:57 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | State of emergency in Japan, Duterte extends Philippines' lockdown, and Australians flown home from cruise ship...

Keeping you up to date on the latest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) news from around the world....

 2020-04-07 10:45 

Standard Digital

Kenyan youth developing app to track coronavirus contacts...

Developer says app won't use GPS but proximity sensing technology...

 2020-04-07 10:45 

Standard Digital

Iten athletes' hotel loses Corona race as virus ravages sports...

An iconic hotel that has been home to foreign athletes and paragliders for more than a decade is now on the verge of collapse...

 2020-04-07 10:45 

Standard Digital

Africans will not be Covid-19 vaccine lab rats, WHO says...

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus termed the remarks as racist....

 2020-04-07 10:41 

Mail & Guardian

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa's own online medical mythbuster...

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19 The post Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa's own online medical mythbuster appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-07 10:33 

Business Live

Covid-19 could be just the kick in the pants renewables need...

After Covid-19, and as the oil and gas industry tanks, renewable energy will be cheaper and climate change-friendly, writes Clyde Russell...

 2020-04-07 10:33 

Business Live

Shell and partners postpone Australia's Crux gas project...

Due to the collapse in energy orders and prices, Shell is delaying its final investment decision in the LNG unit...

 2020-04-07 10:33 

Business Live

Swiss Covid-19 aid package aims to stave off loss of jobs...

Getting ahead of the curve, the extended short-time working compensation scheme hopes to ease the burden on companies and workers...

 2020-04-07 10:33 

Business Live

World markets enjoy second day of good gains...

Early signs that Covid-19 measures are working, and more stimulus packages, is keeping investors upbeat...

 2020-04-07 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Imperial Logistics hit by lockdown...

Imperial Logistics said Tuesday about 45 percent of it's South Africa division's operations had been affected by the lockdown....

 2020-04-07 10:27 

Daily Nation

Kenya's richest marathon postponed...

Last year Mathew Kisorio won the Eldoret race in 2:12:38....

 2020-04-07 10:25 

News24

New local website aims to promote mask wearing to help flatten the curve...

A new SA website aims to spread the message that homemade masks can help to curb the spread of Covid-19 and lower the rate of infection....

 2020-04-07 10:21 

Business Report (IOL)

Banking stocks rally in SA...

Banking stocks rallied more than 4% on Tuesday after opening weaker following the South African Reserve Bank's published relief measures....

 2020-04-07 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbarara Central Market Closed...

Muhammed Nyombi, the Mbarara Central Market Chairperson says the toilets are outside which puts lives of those that will sleep in the market at risk of contracting more diseases....

 2020-04-07 10:13 

News24

Coronavirus | A three-month timeline of the global spread and reaction...

Key developments since the novel coronavirus was announced three months ago, setting out on a global rampage which has left tens of thousands of people dead....

 2020-04-07 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Hundreds of Fishermen on the Verge of Starvation...

Roselyne Mananu, a mother and resident of Fofo landing site in Hoima district says the situation is appalling. She calls on the government to intervene to the residents' situation and provide relief food....

 2020-04-07 10:04 

Standard Digital

Retired Archbishop Ndingi Mwana a’Nzeki buried at Holy Family Basilica : The Standard...
 2020-04-07 10:00 

News24

6 farmworkers dead in horror crash between two trucks on N1 near Montagu...

A head-on collision between two trucks on the N1, near Montagu in the Western Cape, has left six farmworkers dead and one critically injured....

 2020-04-07 09:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Security Beefed Up in Kampala Markets...

Markets such as St Balikuddembe also known as Owino, Busega, Usafi, Kajjansi and Natete have reportedly been beefed with 12 to 30 LDUs for night security. The LDUs number have been deployed depending on the size of the market, the amount of merchandise le...

 2020-04-07 09:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Animal Campaigners Call for Global Ban of Wildlife Markets...

Research indicates that 60 per cent of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, meaning that they originate from animals, with 70 per cent of this thought to originate from wild animals. In the instance of COVID-19, the disease is believed to have its o...

 2020-04-07 09:55 

Daily Nation

Japan ends 'ill-fated' Olympic flame display...

The ill-fated flame, lit in Greece, arrived in Japan on March 20....

 2020-04-07 09:51 

Standard Digital

Analysts warn tax proposal could affect environment...

Analysts fear gains made in protecting environment from plastic waste could be eroded if tax law ammendment bill 2020 sails through....

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