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 2020-04-08 07:53 

Standard Digital

State now dips into 'dirty money' to fight Covid-19...
 2020-04-08 07:53 

Standard Digital

Ethiopian Airlines sends employees on mandatory leave...

Africa's biggest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, has started to lay off its workers, including crew members...

 2020-04-08 07:50 

Mail & Guardian

Not a sweet deal, Mister...

Mister Sweet workers say they will not risk their health, and the lives of others, to continue producing and packaging confectionaries The post Not a sweet deal, Mister appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 07:45 

Business Live

WATCH: What EY believes will happen to M&A activity in 2020...

EY Transaction Advisory Services partner Quintin Hobbs talks to Business Day TV about the group's outlook...

 2020-04-08 07:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Health Workers Under Self Quarantine in Bukomansimbi District...

The three were identified as primary and secondary contacts to a patient, who tested positive in Kalangala district. The patient is one of the four positive cases from the greater Masaka sub-region....

 2020-04-08 07:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Kibuku Tops in Teenage Pregnancies - Report...

Report findings by both Bukedi Action for Integrated Development Initiatives-International (BAfIDI), a local Non-Governmental Organization that aims to ending Teenage Pregnancy, Domestic and Gender Based Violence in the Region and District Health Departme...

 2020-04-08 07:36 

Standard Digital

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Covid-19: Moroccans without masks risk jail...

Morocco announced that wearing masks is compulsory for all people outside their homes....

 2020-04-08 07:36 

Daily Nation

Sh25m miraa haul torched in Lamu...

The boats ferrying the khat were headed to Somalia before they were nabbed at Barakuda area....

 2020-04-08 07:32 

Daily Nation

Paraguay court releases Ronaldinho into house arrest in Asuncion hotel...

Fourteen other people have been charged in the case....

 2020-04-08 07:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Task Force in Tooro Struggling to Implement Covid-19 Directives...

The task forces in Tooro say there are business operators especially bar and shop owners who are still operating in hiding which is undermining their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly disease....

 2020-04-08 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SAVCA launches its SME support platform...

Policy interventions are required to support South African companies in bridging the Covid-19 crises....

 2020-04-08 07:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Private Laboratories Unprepared for COVID19 tests...

Michael Kamya, who heads the Microbiology Lab at Lancet Laboratories Uganda, says while they have the personnel who can conduct the tests, they would require some training from the Health Ministry if they are to conduct the tests....

 2020-04-08 07:24 

News24

SIU to probe R30m Gauteng e-Government tender...

The Special Investigating Unit will probe a controversial information technology tender issued by the Gauteng e-Government department, its spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago, has said....

 2020-04-08 07:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Zero deaths in China, a first since the start of the epidemic...

Paid technique: after having exceeded one hundred in February, the daily number of deaths has plunged in recent weeks, falling to the figure of zero...

 2020-04-08 07:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Sembabule Task Force on The Spot Over Poor Emergency Response...

Moses Kaliisa, a resident of Kyamayiba village in Mijwala Sub County accuses the taskforce of failing to attend to his neighbor identified as Francis Lugya, who developed health complications leading to his death....

 2020-04-08 07:03 

Daily Nation

Thousands stranded as Uhuru ban takes effect...

Kenyans affected by the Uhuru's movement ban issued on Monday told the Nation of their pain and suffering....

 2020-04-08 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand trades weaker overnight as the dollar regains...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-04-08 07:00 

Daily Nation

Experts: Uhuru tax 'breaks' to hit ordinary Kenyan hard...

Prices of bread, milk and other essentials could actually go up....

 2020-04-08 07:00 

Daily Nation

New tech at Kemri to enable Kenya to mass test for virus...

Officials at research institution say that the machine will be able to run 5,000 tests in a day....

 2020-04-08 07:00 

Daily Nation

I don't hate certain cars, I'm just brutally honest...

There are cars I love, (hi Porsche! Mwwaaaahh!) but there are none I hate....

 2020-04-08 06:55 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | Trump threatens WHO funding, Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care, and relief in Wuhan...

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

 2020-04-08 06:49 

Business Live

Sasol cuts fuel sales guidance as Covid-19 crimps demand...

The group expects fuel sales to drop by 12% and production at its Secunda synfuels facility has been cut by a quarter...

 2020-04-08 06:49 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Three reasons we love succulents, the essential indoor plant of the moment...
 2020-04-08 06:49 

News24

Britain's Johnson spends second night in intensive care...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care battling the coronavirus which has infected more than 55 000 across the country and killed nearly 6 200....

 2020-04-08 06:49 

Business Live

Asian shares see-saw weighted by faded virus fight hopes...

Aussie dollar suffers from change in outlook for sovereign rating...

 2020-04-08 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: The SA Reserve Bank can print money to finance fiscal deficits...

It was found that in situations where there was runaway inflation, governments tended to rely on central banks to print money in order to finance their spending....

 2020-04-08 06:28 

Standard Digital

Scrabble: Players resort to use internet in absence of matches...

Scrabble players are taking advantage of working at home to equip their skills as coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a near standstill....

 2020-04-08 06:18 

News24

Lockdown: Separated parents allowed to move kids between houses - new regulations...

Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements....

 2020-04-08 06:05 

Daily Nation

Joy, relief as exodus from Wuhan, China begins...

Previously quiet train and bus stations bustled as an exodus began from the city of 11 million, with some passengers wearing hazmat suits....

 2020-04-08 06:03 

Standard Digital

State now dips into 'dirty money' to fight Covid-19...

"We still have several cases stuck in court and we can't recover the monies until the appeals are exhausted," said Mr Haji....

 2020-04-08 06:03 

Standard Digital

World's billionaires join fight against virus by donating money, equipment...

Ma has also pledged Sh1.5 billion ($14 million) to help develop a Covid-19 vaccine....

 2020-04-08 06:01 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Boris Johnson's 'temperature has fallen' a day after going into intensive care...
 2020-04-08 05:54 

Business Live

Oil boosted by hopes for success at Opec-Russia meeting on cuts...

Curtailed output will push up prices knocked by coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-08 05:54 

Business Live

SARAH BUITENDACH: Escape hatch — finding the calm in Covid-19...

What is keeping humans from unravelling in isolation?...

 2020-04-08 05:50 

News24

Doctor's insight into Covid-19 | Poor struggle in Egypt: WATCH the top world news videos for today...

US hospital doctor offers glimpse of virus battle | Virus pandemic deals heavy blow to Egypt's working poor; here are the top world news videos. WATCH....

 2020-04-08 05:40 

News24

Lockdown | 'Will things go back to the way they were?' - Fearful small business owner...

Hairdresser Shaughn Adams says since the start of the lockdown last month, he has been too afraid to open his laptop to check his business's turnover....

 2020-04-08 05:36 

Standard Digital

Ronaldinho to be freed from Paraguayan jail into house arrest...

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho will be released from jail into house arrest in Paraguay after he and his brother paid $1.6 million in ba...

 2020-04-08 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Online meal delivery firms knocked off course by coronavirus crisis...

The lockdown of millions of people at home due to the coronavirus should have been the perfect recipe for success for the online meal delivery market....

 2020-04-08 05:29 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Coronavirus: Nearly 2,000 dead in one day in the United States...

The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the United States, which has recorded nearly 2,000 additional deaths in the past 24 hours....

 2020-04-08 05:18 

Standard Digital

New boss directs his players to strictly stick to the home training programme as coronavirus bites...

Bandari coach Ken Odhiambo has reminded his players to strictly stick to the home training programme he gave to them before the team took a break due...

 2020-04-08 05:17 

News24

#EarthCrimes Limpopo's dirty white elephant part 2: the dodgy designation...

How a Chinese company hijacked the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone....

 2020-04-08 05:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

China's Wuhan lockdown ends, but another begins as local coronavirus cases rise...

China sealed off Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, in late January to stop the spread of the virus....

 2020-04-08 05:01 

News24

Adriaan Basson: Ramaphosa's 21-day lockdown conundrum...

Whether President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to end or extend the lockdown, the price could be just as high for South Africa and its people, writes Adriaan Basson....

 2020-04-08 05:00 

Daily Nation

Wearing a mask key to fighting coronavirus...

Countries that adopted the use of masks slowed down the lethal itinerary of Covid-19....

 2020-04-08 05:00 

Daily Nation

Just being kids... Tough task of keeping children indoors...

Youngsters struggle to be in restrictive environments....

 2020-04-08 04:59 

Business Live

JSE to contend with mixed Asian markets on Wednesday...

The local bourse has been boosted by hopes of Covid-19 peaking in some counties, although deep uncertainty persists...

 2020-04-08 04:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Construction Works At Hoima International Airport Suspended...

The contractors SBC/SBI Lloyds British International has sent home over 900 workers that have been working in the different departments....

 2020-04-08 04:53 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trump says WHO is China-centric, 'really blew it' on coronavirus...

US President Donald Trump sharply criticized the World Health Organization on Tuesday, accusing it of being too focused on China...

 2020-04-08 04:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua...

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside....

 2020-04-08 04:37 

News24

Vatican says welcomes quashing of Cardinal Pell sex abuse conviction...

The Vatican has said it "welcomed" the decision by Australia's High Court to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for child sex abuse....

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