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 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....

 2020-04-08 04:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Reverend In Trouble For Alleged Sexual Misconduct...

Rt. Rev Johnson Twinomujuni, the Bishop of West Ankole Diocese told our reporter that Rev. Mwebaze is being accused by of sexual misconduct by Christians of Kyabandara Church of Uganda in Sheema district....

 2020-04-08 04:33 

Daily Nation

Coast enters into containment as State issues roadblock order...

Order blocking inter-county movement in Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi comes into effect....

 2020-04-08 04:30 

Daily Nation

Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban...

Flights also resumed at Wuhan's international airport and roadblocks were removed around the city....

 2020-04-08 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Pick n Pay launches same day delivery service...

Pick n Pay and other retailers are trying to come up with innovative service during this period....

 2020-04-08 04:29 

Daily Nation

British PM Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care...

Johnson is the most high-profile government leader to become infected with Covid-19....

 2020-04-08 04:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Authorities Forcefully Vaccinate Children of Christian Cult Group Members...

Margret Anyinge, the Assistant Nursing Officer Kaberamaido Hospital, says the children were vaccinated against the six killer diseases. Twelve of the children were girls who were also vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus for protection against cer...

 2020-04-08 04:15 

Daily Nation

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from Covid-19...

Emerging data suggests African Americans are bearing the brunt of the pandemic in the US....

 2020-04-08 04:15 

Daily Nation

United boss Solskjaer: Players are 'easy target' in pay row...

Liverpool were forced into an embarrassing U-turn on Monday....

 2020-04-08 04:04 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: Motor dealers are better placed for sales slump than in the 2008 crisis...

Many in the sector have strong balance sheets and low inventories and benefit from the multi-franchise system...

 2020-04-08 04:04 

Business Live

Lockdown day 12: Pictures of the day...

Health workers went door-to-door to ask people standard questions during their community-based Covid-19 screening and testing in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town...

 2020-04-08 04:04 

Business Live

The race for a Covid-19 vaccine: five things you need to know...

The most optimistic projections are that the earliest a vaccine will be ready is by Easter 2021...

 2020-04-08 04:00 

Daily Nation

Virus fears: Mozambique frees 5,000 inmates...

The law will benefit inmates who had sentences of up to one year....

 2020-04-08 04:00 

Standard Digital

Kenyan Premier League: KPL won't rush to declare Gor Mahia league champs...

The Kenyan Premier League has described as premature suggestions that Gor Mahia should be handed the league title....

 2020-04-08 04:00 

Daily Nation

Uhuru faces litmus test as Covid-19 burden sits heavily on his shoulders...

Now more than ever, the burden on his shoulders is heavy to bear....

 2020-04-08 04:00 

Daily Nation

How delayed funding messed up counties...

National Treasury told to pay out devolved unit funds in a timely manner...

 2020-04-08 03:59 

News24

Lockdown: Ramaphosa says scientific analysis whether it is working expected within days...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says it is too soon to tell whether the lockdown has worked, but the government should know whether it is so within days. Meanwhile, the debate in senior government circles is increasingly turning towards how to save a fragile ec...

 2020-04-08 03:56 

Daily Nation

Kiprop's sob story leaves more questions than answers in murky world of doping...

A doping history case that raised more questions than answers....

 2020-04-08 03:55 

Daily Nation

KWS reverses park entry fees increase after uproar...

The higher fees drew protest from Kenyans on social media who argued that the timing was wrong....

 2020-04-08 03:55 

Daily Nation

Carrefour records Sh18.7bn sales in Kenya...

French retail chain Carrefour recorded sales worth Sh18.7 billion from its Kenyan outlets last year, the company has disclosed in its annual financial report....

 2020-04-08 03:35 

News24

SA rugby players help family stranded in Japan, as 'overwhelming' support floods in...

A South African family, whose two-week holiday in Japan quickly turned into a nightmare when they became stranded in East Asia, can breathe a sigh of relief as Good Samaritans have stepped in to help....

 2020-04-08 03:31 

Daily Nation

Sound partnerships have lifted local basketball, says Otula...

Otula believes the future is bright for Kenyan basketball....

 2020-04-08 03:28 

Daily Nation

Handball chiefs fret over prolonged season over virus...

Kasandi said she would love the league to run to the end....

 2020-04-08 03:26 

News24

Minister of Mis-communications: Four times Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams got her lines crossed...

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has found herself in the spotlight again after a social media post went viral allegedly showing her having lunch at the home of former deputy minister of higher education, Mduduzi Manana, during the national...

 2020-04-08 03:15 

Daily Nation

Ethiopia virus cases hit 52, 9-month-old baby infected...

Seven of the newly confirmed patients had travel histories to various countries....

 2020-04-08 03:08 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: Zondo and the curious case of Zuma's doctor...

Meeting the former president's doctor is proving to be a minefield for deputy chief justice...

 2020-04-08 03:08 

Business Live

ANDREA BURGENER: Let's hope we are all more gracious after this stress test...

Former diners are being forced to dip their toes into the life of non-stop restaurants...

 2020-04-08 03:08 

Business Live

'America First' is no winner in the global fight against Covid-19...

Donald Trump's insular stance undermines the US's role in the crisis...

 2020-04-08 02:57 

Daily Nation

Patrick Njiru made us believe in ourselves in Safari Rally...

Eight out of 14 finishers were home drivers....

 2020-04-08 02:50 

Daily Nation

Victor Wanyama talks about football and life in Canada...

Wanyama, 28, has featured just once for the club....

 2020-04-08 02:42 

Standard Digital

Why I left! Wanyama reveals what frustrated him at Tottenham Hotspur...

Former Tottenham Hotspur defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama has opened up about his departure from Tottenham and his frustrations over playing time a...

 2020-04-08 02:34 

Daily Nation

New dates for World U-20 may lock out some Kenyan juniors: Korir...

World Athletics and the Kenya government agreed to postpone the junior event....

 2020-04-08 02:30 

Daily Nation

World Athletics sends Monaco staff home as Covid-19 pandemic bites...

The sovereign city-state Principality of Monaco has a population of just about 40,000....

 2020-04-08 00:41 

Standard Digital

Pigamingi: Revised golf rules puzzling even seasoned pros and referees...

The new golfing rules that have left player and referee at sea...

 2020-04-07 23:27 

Business Live

Zweli Mkhize says health workers will be protected against Covid-19...

SA's biggest public sector health union is preparing for a legal fight for personal protective equipment...

 2020-04-07 22:32 

Business Live

US stocks close lower as markets weigh latest on coronavirus outbreak...

All major US indices finish in the red...

 2020-04-07 22:25 

Standard Digital

Parisians banned from outdoor sports between 10am and 7pm...

French authorities tightened their lockdown measures in the capital on Tuesday by banning Parisians from outdoors sports activity between 10 a.m. and...

 2020-04-07 21:47 

Standard Digital

Rapid virus testing is two weeks away...

The aim is to test as many Kenyans as possible in a bid to curb the current coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-07 21:47 

Standard Digital

Our budget too lean to cushion us, says Yatani...

As a result, the government has been scrapping for cash and resources from everywhere....

 2020-04-07 21:47 

Standard Digital

Beware of thugs posing as Covid-19 surveillance team, warn police...

Yesterday, a man reported on social media that he found a car blocking his gate....

 2020-04-07 21:47 

Standard Digital

Kenya listed among countries at high risk of debt default...

Weak shilling, dip in tourism, exports and remittances are expected to hit the country's sources of revenue...

 2020-04-07 21:47 

Standard Digital

Panic as 50 legislators take tests for Covid-19...

Mr Lusaka, too, said he only received his results and was not aware if there were MPs who had tested positive....

 2020-04-07 21:37 

Business Live

Reserve Bank bought bonds worth R1bn in March...

The steps taken by the Bank have worked to improve the functioning of the bond market, for now, said deputy governor Fundi Tshazibana...

 2020-04-07 21:30 

Standard Digital

Tottenham's Son set for chemical warfare training in South Korea...

Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min will be exposed to tear gas, undertake live-fire drills and go on a 30km loaded march during three weeks of in...

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Acting NLC boss gets court reprieve...

Tache was found guilty by the Employment and Labour Relations Court for failing to reinstate four suspended directors...

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Hundreds face nightmare over abrupt travel ban...

Central Rift Matatu Owners Association Chairperson Steve Muli explained that the sector will be badly affected....

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Quiet send-off for Ndingi who loved God, church and country...

Coronavirus may have just ruined a great man's burial....

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

World’s billionaires join fight against virus by donating money, equipment : The Standard...

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

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

How pandemic has altered Muslims daily call to prayer...

Situations that require quarantine are not new in Islam....

 2020-04-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

MPs warn Tuju to keep off Waiguru ouster bid...

MPs accuse Tuju of interfering with a planned ouster motion against Waiguru...

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