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 2020-07-05 12:42 

News24

'Sci-fi' England-Windies opener a new frontier for Test cricket...

It will be Test cricket but not as we've known it when England face the West Indies in the opening match of a "bio-secure" series at Southampton....

 2020-07-05 12:42 

News24

French Open organisers expecting solid player turnout...

Roland Garros Tournament Director Guy Forget is confident most of the globe's top players will make the trip to the French Open this year despite the coronavirus threat....

 2020-07-05 12:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Queen Elizabeth Launches Use of Bomb Pistols to Control Stray Game Animals...

John Muhangi, the Warden Law Enforcement and Security in Queen Elizabeth National park, says they are cognizant that most game animals have found alternative routes, which they use to stray into communities where they wreak havoc....

 2020-07-05 12:09 

News24

All of Gauteng's public emergency services now fall under provincial management...

To ensure efficiency and improve emergency response times, emergency ambulance services in Gauteng are now run entirely by the provincial Department of Health....

 2020-07-05 12:07 

News24

Gauteng hasn't reported Covid-19 death figures for 2 days: 'It takes long', says MEC...

The Gauteng health department has not submitted Covid-19 death figures to the national health department for two days....

 2020-07-05 12:04 

Uganda Radio Network

14 Arrested in William Street Mosque Operation...

According to Onyango, the suspects will be charged with among other things obstructing a lawful operation, trespass, inciting violence and embezzlement....

 2020-07-05 11:57 

Standard Digital

Rasta Lawyer Mathenge: Legalize it!...

Congratulatory messages came in thick and fast. Many painting the comment section with plentiful legalize it messages......

 2020-07-05 11:55 

News24

Driver, 30, killed in early morning car crash in Cape Town...

A 30-year-old man was killed in a car accident on Main Road in Rondebosch, Cape Town....

 2020-07-05 11:50 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: Global deaths pass 530 000, US records 43 742 new cases and India reopens Taj Mahal...

More than 11.32 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 530 254 have died, according to a Reuters tally....

 2020-07-05 11:38 

News24

'Saving lives is our priority' - Japan PM reacts as dozens die, go missing in floods and mudslides...

About 34 people are either confirmed or feared dead including 14 at a nursing home after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, authorities have said....

 2020-07-05 10:57 

Standard Digital

Shock as junior State officer found dead in Narok lodging...

The deceaseds uncle Felix Nkoyo said the deceased was unreachable on his mobile since Friday only for him to learn that he had died....

 2020-07-05 10:45 

News24

Coronavirus: SANDF medical team arrives in Eastern Cape to help overwhelmed hospitals...

The SA National Defence Force's Military Health Service has deployed doctors, nurses and operational emergency care practitioners to the Eastern Cape to help the province's overwhelmed public hospitals....

 2020-07-05 10:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Two South Sudanese Arrested in Elegu for Attacking UPDF Soldiers...

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner also Chairperson of the District Security Committee, says the South Sudanese forced their way into the country to facilitate transportation of illegal drugs....

 2020-07-05 10:29 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Britain-puts-Sh1-billion-into-study-on-long-term-effects-of-Covid-19...

The-novel-coronavirus-which-causes-Covid-19-has-been-observed-to-cause-many-health-impacts-for-some-patients-beyond-immediate-respiratory-issues...

 2020-07-05 10:12 

News24

Scottish coaching legend names dream XV filled with plenty of All Blacks but not a single Springbok...

Ian McGeechan, the mastermind behind the British and Irish Lions' series win against the Springboks in 1997 has named his ultimate rugby XV....

 2020-07-05 10:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Returnees Test Positive for COVID-19...

According to Ministry of Health, the three travelers are undergoing treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Entebbe General Hospital....

 2020-07-05 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Yes there is disruption - but also opportunity...

We have been through tough business situations like this before. This is not the first time and it may not be the last....

 2020-07-05 09:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Number of People Infested by Scabies Rise to 2000...

The most affected people are in Kyabigambire, Buseruka, Kitoba, Buraru,Kijongo and Kigorobya sub counties....

 2020-07-05 09:48 

Standard Digital

Traders want roadblock relocated...

They hold that the cessation of movement has impacted negatively on Muranga county...

 2020-07-05 09:44 

Business Live

Covid locking out growth...

First quarter not as bad as feared, but economists see dire contraction coming...

 2020-07-05 09:38 

Standard Digital

Two people crashed to death along Oyugis-Ahero road...

The rider identified as 20-year-old Kevin Omondi and his passenger Sophie Anyango died on the spot near Ringa trading centre....

 2020-07-05 09:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Explains William Street Mosque Deployment...

A short statement by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the joint security team deployed to witness the takeover of Muslim Property in Kampala Central Division by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC....

 2020-07-05 09:17 

Standard Digital

All clues in murder of two children lie at police station...

Who killed the innocent children and why?...

 2020-07-05 09:05 

News24

'We could not even see his body' - KZN dad dies a day after receiving positive Covid-19 test...

Just a day after discovering he had contracted Covid-19, a KwaZulu-Natal father succumbed to the deadly virus....

 2020-07-05 09:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Tiger-kills-Zurich-zookeeper...

The-55-year-old-keeper-died-on-the-spot...

 2020-07-05 08:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Tororo Flood Victims Struggling to Cope...

The Camp Chairperson, Jowali Wabire says that they are faced with numerous challenges ranging from food shortage to lack of mosquito nets and increasing cases of rape and defilement....

 2020-07-05 08:17 

News24

Gauteng to lobby national government for 'intermittent' hard lockdown as Covid-19 surges - report...

The Gauteng government will lobby the national government to allow it to introduce an 'intermittent9; hard lockdown with a predictable schedule in an attempt to counter rapidly rising Covid-19 infections, according to a Sunday report....

 2020-07-05 08:15 

News24

Mpumalanga teacher, 34, arrested for allegedly kicking and beating mother of his child...

A 34-year-old man, who allegedly assaulted the mother of his child by kicking her and beating her with a pole, has been arrested....

 2020-07-05 08:09 

News24

Arsenal have no margin for error in hunt for Champions League - Mikel Arteta...

Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal have no room for error if they want to make a late Champions League charge....

 2020-07-05 08:09 

News24

Jurgen Klopp highlights the importance of not dwelling on defeats...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp does not prolong the suffering for his players after a defeat as he is more concerned with finding solutions to the setback....

 2020-07-05 08:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Croatia-votes-for-new-government-as-virus-woes-loom...

Some-Croatians-are-hungry-for-new-faces-in-a-country-struggling-with-massive-emigration-driven-by-low-salaries-and-corruption...

 2020-07-05 07:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Leaders, Boda Boda Riders Demand Transfer of Police Commanders...

During a security meeting, Henry Mayanja, the Chairperson Katwe Boda boda stage accused police officers of exercising utmost brutality while enforcing curfew, which has fueled frustration among those who fall prey to their operations....

 2020-07-05 07:24 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Genocide-architect-used-media-to-incite-Rwanda-mass-murder...

Businessman-Kabuga-armed-militias-with-machetes-and-started-a-radio-station-to-spread-hatred-against-Tutsis...

 2020-07-05 07:20 

Standard Digital

Cop, four suspects held while trying to steal Sh28.5m from Busia bank...

Suspects presented fake ID prompting the bank branch manager to tip police...

 2020-07-05 07:08 

Business Report (IOL)

Unions to take legal action to prevent SAA liquidation; call for Mboweni to be fired...

Numsa and Sacca had noted "with absolute shock and dismay" the recent press statements attributed to Mboweni and the National Treasury to the effect that SAA "should be closed down"....

 2020-07-05 07:03 

News24

WATCH | Covid-19: Death, lost dignity and stigma - Mthatha nuns forced to bury 5 of their own...

A nun from Glen Avent convent in Mthatha,who is also a nurse, describes how they had to bury five of their sisters without any dignity, as the virus spread through the convent....

 2020-07-05 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Icasa planning to issue invitations for licensing radio frequency spectrum...

Icasa is planning to issue invitations for the licensing of the radio frequency spectrum and the Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN)....

 2020-07-05 07:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trumps-angry-words-virus-darken-US-July-4th-weekend...

Instead-of-adopting-a-unifying-tone-Trump-railed-against-protesters-demanding-racial-justice-...

 2020-07-05 06:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Crowds Persists at Kawempe Hospital Despite Minister's Directive...

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Deputy Executive Director Kawempe Referral Hospital, says they expect to expedite the procurement of the infrared thermometers to reduce congestion at the entrance. "We are still in the process of getting the thermomet...

 2020-07-05 06:38 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Meghan-Markle-worryingly-silent-and-struggling-to-cope-with-new-LA-life---relative...

The-Duchess-of-Sussex-insisted-she-was-left-unprotected-by-the-Royal-Family-while-pregnant-court-documents-revealed...

 2020-07-05 06:29 

News24

Coronavirus: Gauteng's private hospitals under pressure but not full - hospital groups...

As a surge in Covid-19 cases hits Gauteng, South Africa's biggest private hospital groups say they have not reached capacity in the province, despite being under immense pressure....

 2020-07-05 06:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Japan-braces-for-return-of-torrential-southern-rains-that-killed-16...

Saturdays-unprecedented-rains-in-the-Kumamoto-prefecture-of-central-Kyushu-unleashed-floods-and-landslides...

 2020-07-05 06:02 

News24

OPINION | 100 days of lockdown: The flaws are starting to show...

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only revealed flaws in the way the ANC governs, but has also shown the DA and EFF's true colours, argues Ivor Sarakinsky ....

 2020-07-05 06:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Smoke-that-thunders-first-made-in-Zimbabwe-luxury-cigars...

Zimbabwe-is-the-worlds-sixth-largest-tobacco-producer-with-more-than-252-million-kilos-last-year...

 2020-07-05 05:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Heavy Deployment at William Street Mosque...

According to sources, the security officers stormed the mosque premises and asked those inside to open for them. "The officers broke the doors as we were calling the person with the keys to come and open the doors," the source is quoted to have sa...

 2020-07-05 05:43 

News24

Kobus van Wyk leads 14-man Hurricanes to win over Chiefs...

The Hurricanes registered their first Super Rugby Aotearoa win as they defeated the Chiefs at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton....

 2020-07-05 05:32 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Could-Malawis-historic-re-run-election-inspire-Africa...

It-is-the-first-time-in-Africa-that-an-election-re-run-has-led-to-the-defeat-of-an-incumbent...

 2020-07-05 05:30 

News24

Battered by the pandemic, businesses warily eye the next 100 days...

Some businesses say they cannot afford to keep the current lockdown restrictions in place any longer....

 2020-07-05 05:29 

Uganda Radio Network

131 Ugandans, Legal Residents Return From India...

Ambassador Charles Ssentongo, the Chief of Protocol in the Foreign Affairs Ministry and other government officials received the latest group of returnees....

 2020-07-05 05:27 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Ghana-president-self-isolates-despite-negative-virus-test...

Ghana-has-reported-more-than-19300-cases-of-the-respiratory-disease-and-117-deaths...

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