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 2020-11-24 13:10 

News24

Virus crisis to cut airline 2020 revenues by 60% - IATA...

Airline revenues this year will plunge by 60 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which threatens the survival of the industry, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 13:04 

News24

JUST IN | Malawian state's appeal of ruling that released Bushiris to be heard next week...

The Malawian state's appeal of a lower court ruling that released self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary will be heard on 1 December....

 2020-11-24 13:02 

News24

Palesa Madiba murder trial: Accused told me he 'crushed her', witness tells court...

A former friend of Dumisani Mkhwanazi testified before the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday, that the accused allegedly told him that he had "crushed" Palesa Madiba....

 2020-11-24 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

UWA Starts Removing Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament...

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs....

 2020-11-24 12:54 

Business Report (IOL)

Business liquidations rose by 20.8% year-on-year in October...
 2020-11-24 12:42 

News24

JUST IN | Suspension of SABC retrenchment process extended to end December...

The SABC insists that the delay does not mean the retrenchment process has been terminated....

 2020-11-24 12:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Lt.Gen.Tumukunde Holds Talks with Bunyoro Kingdom...

Tumukunde was hosted by the Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Byakutaga at the Kingdom palace....

 2020-11-24 12:33 

Business Live

Turkish court adds six Saudi defendants in Jamal Khashoggi trial...

The latest indictment accuses a vice-consul and an attach of 'premeditated murder with monstrous intent'...

 2020-11-24 12:32 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Winemakers only have so many chances to get it right...

For its 30th anniversary celebrations Graham Beck has released a special magnum...

 2020-11-24 12:32 

Business Live

AstraZeneca vaccine looks promising, but dosage data needs more investigation...

Counterintuitive data shows the shot was 62% effective when given in two full doses, but 90% with a half a dose, followed by a full dose...

 2020-11-24 12:29 

News24

'Don't look the other way' - ministers launch 16 Days of Activism campaign...

Our women and children continue to live in a constant state of fear, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane....

 2020-11-24 12:22 

Nation

Ethiopia faces new pressure to slow down on Tigray...

As the US piles pressure for dialogue, some rights groups are warning of possible war crimes in the area....

 2020-11-24 12:19 

Uganda Radio Network

30 MPs Not Returning to Parliament...

At least 30 Members of the 10th Parliament will not return in the next Parliament, after they willingly exited the race or were defeated in the party primaries and didn't contest as independents....

 2020-11-24 12:07 

Nation

Sudan expects more Covid-19 cases in second wave...

The country has recorded 1,193 deaths but limited testing means the actual toll could be higher....

 2020-11-24 12:02 

News24

Kieswetter: Lack of funds hobbling efforts to rebuild SARS in line with Nugent report...

SARS should be funded around R14 billion, which is not the case, says Commissioner Edward Kieswetter told members of Parliament....

 2020-11-24 12:01 

Business Report (IOL)

Just opened your e-commerce store? This could be your best Black Friday yet...
 2020-11-24 12:00 

Standard Digital

Sudi: Kinoti's 2007/08 PEV cases move will reopen old wounds...

DCI, however, says he will only investigate reported threats to security and sensitise the public on the needs for peaceful co-existence...

 2020-11-24 11:47 

Uganda Radio Network

MOH Losing Track of Covid-19 Recovered Patients Under Home Care Treatment...

Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services at the health minister while addressing a virtual meeting on Tuesday admitted that they are facing challenges to trace the patients....

 2020-11-24 11:46 

Nation

Joy as Turkana village gets first fresh water borehole...

The hand pump water project handed over to Lobolo Primary School will also serve locals....

 2020-11-24 11:41 

News24

Brackenfell protests: SAHRC to take 'One Settler, One Bullet' chant to Equality Court...

The South African Human Rights Commission says it will take the PAC to the Equality Court after "One Settler, One Bullet" was chanted at a Brackenfell protest last week....

 2020-11-24 11:40 

News24

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective...

Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is 95 percent effective according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 11:37 

News24

Gauteng man who killed wife, claiming he thought she was intruder, remains in custody...

A Gauteng man accused of killing his wife, claiming he mistook her for an intruder, will remain behind bars....

 2020-11-24 11:37 

Business Live

Global stocks and currencies rise as Joe Biden gets greenlight...

Risk currencies gain as uncertainty in the US seems to be retreating, with bitcoin hitting $19,000...

 2020-11-24 11:37 

Business Live

SA faces risk of further deterioration of banks' creditworthiness, says Reserve Bank...

The government could face debt distress with adverse implications for the broader economy, the SA Reserve Bank says...

 2020-11-24 11:37 

Business Live

Western Cape separatist delusions have endured since Jan van Riebeeck's time...

A colonial mentality is also to be found among ANC members with their 'build a wall' calls...

 2020-11-24 11:34 

Mail & Guardian

Land reform still a hot potato...

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there's no other mechanism for that except expropriation The post Land reform still a hot potato appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-24 11:33 

Nation

Decisive battle looms in Ethiopia...

The army says it has encircled Mekele, the regional capital, ahead of a threatened all-out assault....

 2020-11-24 11:32 

Business Report (IOL)

Trust-to-trust: Can you end up paying tax on a trust distribution which you have not yet received?...
 2020-11-24 11:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Late Watongola's Daughter Nominated for Kamuli Municipality MP Seat...

Kayanga further pledged to promote girl-child education, advocacy for women's timely access to maternal health and women empowerment through recapitalising their small scale enterprises....

 2020-11-24 11:05 

Nation

Bahati Girls students recover from Covid-19...

Five teachers, 68 students and two support staff have now tested negative...

 2020-11-24 10:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Large harvests and export markets pay off...
 2020-11-24 10:48 

Nation

Elders discuss MoU to end Kenya-Ethiopia border conflicts...

Councils of elders from both sides are drumming up support for an MoU to resolve conflicts amicably....

 2020-11-24 10:43 

News24

SEE | Somali coast left drenched by Tropical Storm Gati...

Flood waters continued to wreak havoc in the coastal town of Bosaso in northern Somalia on Monday....

 2020-11-24 10:42 

Business Live

Warring parties both say they are winning in Ethiopia...

Amid the carnage Tigrayans say their troops are scoring some big victories while the military says it is closing in on the Tigray region...

 2020-11-24 10:42 

Business Live

Missile attack on Saudi Aramco shows Houthi rebels' expertise...

No-one was hurt in the explosion or blaze, and supplies from the facility in Jeddah were not interrupted...

 2020-11-24 10:42 

Business Live

Oil soars to highest level in nine months...

This is Brent's highest since a Saudi Arabia-Russia price war, just as demand plunged due to the pandemic in March...

 2020-11-24 10:42 

Business Live

LETTER: Oil reserve buyers also at fault...

It is inconceivable that they weren't aware that criminality was involved...

 2020-11-24 10:33 

News24

Cape Town CBD taxi rank shooting: Second person arrested...

A second person has been arrested after seven people, including a wheelchair-bound woman, were wounded in a shooting at the taxi rank in the Cape Town CBD....

 2020-11-24 10:27 

Nation

Nyeri hospital unveils new children's theatre...

The cleft lip surgeries will be offered for free at the referral hospital....

 2020-11-24 10:16 

News24

SA Medical Association probes claims that medical interns pay for posts at preferred hospitals...

The South African Medical Association is to probe allegations that medical interns have been paying for placements at preferred hospitals....

 2020-11-24 10:14 

Standard Digital

Matiang'i explains how Huduma cards will be issued...

The cards will be moved to county headquarters before Kenyans can begin receiving text messages...

 2020-11-24 10:11 

Nation

Tigray leader tells Ethiopian PM his people 'ready to die'...

Debretsion said Abiy was trying to cover for setbacks his army had suffered against Tigrayan forces....

 2020-11-24 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Traditional healers need new spaces...

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine The post Traditional healers need new spaces appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-24 09:51 

News24

Congolese ex-warlord 'Sheka' sentenced to life in prison...

Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka was convicted of "murder, rape, sexual slavery, enlisting children under 15 years old" a decade ago, a military court ruled....

 2020-11-24 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyambogo University Final Year Student Tests Positive for Covid-19...

Last week, the student developed COVID-19 signs and she reported to the university medical center where she was advised to go for a covid-19 test at Makerere University, where she tested positive. She is now receiving treatment at Namboole COVID-19 treatm...

 2020-11-24 09:47 

Business Live

Coronation's profit rises 17% despite client outflows...

Global institutional funds increased almost 20% to R79bn after a strong performance in offshore markets...

 2020-11-24 09:47 

Business Live

Biden starts formal transition with access to briefings, Covid-19 response and hiring...

Stephen Schwarzman, Trump's most high-profile supporter on Wall Street, has said it is time for the president to accept that he lost...

 2020-11-24 09:47 

Business Live

JSE gains on Covid-19 vaccine optimism...

US officials have said that vaccination could be rolled out by mid-December...

 2020-11-24 09:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Remote Learning Program Puzzles Govt, Experts Call for Process to Re-open Schools...

Without funding, the homeschooling program seems to be hitting a dead-end but Muyingo says that they are going back to the drawing board to come up with a new plan that can offer a form of continuous learning to over 10.2 million non-finalists up when the...

 2020-11-24 09:33 

Business Report (IOL)

SA's refinery woes raise reliance on fuel imports...

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