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 2020-06-03 09:15 

Uganda Radio Network

18 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed...

Four of the new cases were truck drivers who entered the country using the Elegu point if entry two truck drivers entered through Malaba.12 cases were from alerts and contacts of truck drivers...

 2020-06-03 09:12 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: US records 1 081 more deaths, Brazil death toll tops 30 000 and Italy reopens borders...

The novel coronavirus has killed another 1 081 people in the United States in 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-06-03 09:06 

News24

Government will study the High Court judgment and make corrections - Mkhize...

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said mistakes in lockdown regulations were bound to happen because government was dealing with a new situation "that none of us really know how to go about"....

 2020-06-03 09:03 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19 Community Testing Starts in Elegu...

The town which shares a common border with South Sudan, approximately 100 kilometres north of Gulu has in recent weeks recorded a spike in COVID-19 positive cases mostly among truck drivers entering Uganda from South Sudan....

 2020-06-03 08:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Katosi Water Project Workers Protest Salary Reductions...

Robert Ssembajja, one of the affected workers, says that they are entitled to salaries ranging between 450,000 to 900, 000 Shillings. He, however, says that they received between 100, 000 to 250, 000 Shillings for the month of May without any explanation ...

 2020-06-03 08:47 

News24

Tulbagh community doctor hacked to death on his farm, 4 arrested...

Dr Roelof Botha's daughter says he was a hero who went out of his way to help his patients and the community....

 2020-06-03 08:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Covid-19: Three Kenyan Truck Drivers Discharged from Gulu Hospital...

Dr Paska Apiyo, the in-charge of Isolation Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital said the patients underwent both medical treatment and psychosocial support and that their quick recovery follows their cooperation and compliance with the health workers....

 2020-06-03 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Religious Leaders Converge at Namugongo for Martyrs Day Celebration...

At the Anglican Shrine, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev. Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu is the day's main celebrant, assisted by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira. The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian ...

 2020-06-03 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Comair warns of a steep dive in its profits...

Comair warned shareholders that its profits for the year to the end of June would fall more than 100%....

 2020-06-03 08:29 

Business Live

WBHO confirms it has received an offer for Probuild...

The group says the offer has come from a 'major international construction and civil services company'...

 2020-06-03 08:17 

News24

Lockdown regulations: Here are some of the challenges the government is facing in the courts...

The Liberty Fighters Network has won a court challenge to have Level 3 and 4 lockdown regulations declared unconstitutional and invalid.The ruling was delivered by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria....

 2020-06-03 08:07 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the night-loving business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-06-03 08:04 

Standard Digital

Bill Gates warns of bogus tenders...

An American foundation has warned of criminals using its names to defraud the public....

 2020-06-03 08:04 

Standard Digital

Bill Gates' foundation warns of bogus tenders...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has warned of criminals using its names to defraud the public....

 2020-06-03 08:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Five South African banks face charges of dollar-rand manipulation...

28 big banks are set to face the music at the Competition Tribunal over allegations of manipulating the dollar-rand (USD/ZAR) trades....

 2020-06-03 07:55 

News24

George Floyd protests: US protesters defy curfews as Trump faces backlash for violent crackdown...

Protesters have defied curfews across the United States as leaders scrambled to stem anger over police racism while President Donald Trump rejected criticism over his use of force to break up a peaceful rally....

 2020-06-03 07:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Arrested Over Death of UPDF Sergeant...

Emoding was killed over the weekend and his body dumped on railway slippers in Magamaga trading center. His lifeless body was found with wounds on the neck, hands and legs....

 2020-06-03 07:34 

News24

George Floyd's death presents US with opportunity to address human rights issues - SA...

The SA government says the death of George Floyd presents the US with an "opportunity to address fundamental issues of human rights"....

 2020-06-03 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom takes part in Tegeta's businessrescue to recover R5bn...

Eskom was participating in the business rescue process of Tegeta Exploration & Resources where it holds a R5bn claim....

 2020-06-03 07:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Bamasaba Cultural King Admitted Under Critical Condition...

Mathius Nabutayi, the Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Umukuka Affairs in Inzu Ya Masaba, says the Umukuka was rushed to Masaba Wing at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday in critical condition....

 2020-06-03 07:21 

Business Report (IOL)

Gauteng gobbles nearly half of South Africa's lockdown relief fund...

Half of the R16.5bn that SA's UIF disbursed under a temporary relief scheme for those who have lost income has gone to Gauteng province....

 2020-06-03 07:15 

News24

FIRST TAKE: Court judgment shows why government should always be challenged...

This government must always be checked and kept honest, writes Pieter du Toit ....

 2020-06-03 07:07 

News24

WATCH | Shark caught in fishing net at the start of the annual sardine run along KZN south coast...

A group of fishermen rescued a shark after it was caught in a net in Ramsgate on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. The net was being used to catch the first shoals of sardines after sitings had been made on Sunday, marking the beginning of the annual sardine...

 2020-06-03 06:49 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand creeps closer to R17/$...

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

 2020-06-03 06:46 

News24

Five in court after KwaZulu-Natal man was kidnapped, hacked for his cellphones and sandals...

A 23-year-old man has been allegedly accosted by armed attackers in Empangeni, forced into a vehicle and later assaulted and stabbed with a sharp instrument....

 2020-06-03 06:38 

Business Live

Leila Fourie on the plan to rebuild the JSE...

Stock exchange boss Leila Fourie has a mountain to climb not only is the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging local companies, but the number of listings has been falling for some time. While acknowledging the scale of the challenge, Fourie is focusing on meeting i...

 2020-06-03 06:38 

Business Live

WATCH: The legal action government faces over lockdown rules...

Fita's chair Sinenhlanhla Mnguni and Elmien du Plessis from the North West University's law faculty talks to Business Day TV...

 2020-06-03 06:38 

Business Live

Gold steady as stock rally offsets weaker dollar...

Metal is hardly changed after snapping a three-session winning streak, as an equity rally balances support from a softer dollar...

 2020-06-03 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tsogo Sun on top of its game with 50% climb...

Tsogo Sun Gaming share price climbed by more than 50percent on the JSE yesterday to its best performance in more than two months....

 2020-06-03 06:19 

News24

INFOGRAPHICS | Western Cape Covid-19 outbreak three weeks ahead of SA...

Covid-19 has hit the Western Cape harder, and faster, than any other part of the country. Is it providing us with a snapshot of what is to come elsewhere, or will it be our New York, a tragic exception?...

 2020-06-03 06:16 

News24

Melanie Verwoerd: We can and must be better - lessons from America...

As we have seen in America, racism will simmer away until there is one incident too many and it all becomes too much. This can easily happen in South Africa as well, writes Melanie Verwoerd ....

 2020-06-03 06:13 

News24

OPINION: After Collins Khosa and George Floyd learning how to breathe again...

Collins Khosa's death may not be the moment that creates the energy that we see sweeping across America, but it should be, writes Rekgotsofetse Chikane....

 2020-06-03 06:05 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-03 06:02 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-03 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol shares gain more than 16% on world oil price rally...

Petrochemicals giant Sasol yesterday rallied 16.34percent to R117.50 a share on the oil price rally....

 2020-06-03 05:48 

News24

Lockdown ruling vindicates Constitution - advocate Zehir Omar after court win...

The High Court in Pretoria declaring lockdown alert levels 4 and 3 unconstitutional and invalid vindicates the Bill of Rights and the Constitution, the applicants' attorney has said....

 2020-06-03 05:43 

Business Live

Lockdown day 68: Pictures of the day...

Unite Against The Tobacco Ban protesters outside parliament in Cape Town demanding that the ban on tobacco products be lifted with immediate effect...

 2020-06-03 05:43 

Business Live

The roads not taken: SA's 4 economic scenarios...

SA may avoid the worst-case Covid-19 scenario, but it will take a dramatic shift in approach if the economy is to rebound strongly from the pandemic...

 2020-06-03 05:42 

Business Live

JSE could extend gains on Wednesday on reopening optimism...

Asian markets are firmly higher, though violent riots in the US remain a threat to sentiment...

 2020-06-03 05:42 

News24

JMPD officer in serious condition following shootout in Turffontein...

A Johannesburg metro police officer is in a serious condition following a shootout in Turffontein....

 2020-06-03 05:41 

News24

KZN pastor, family in court for allegedly beating 2 girls to death to 'drive out evil spirits'...

Two 9-year old girls have allegedly been killed in a bizarre exorcism ritual to ward off "evil spirits" who were "forcing them to drink blood"....

 2020-06-03 05:37 

News24

Sadtu, Cosatu vow to lay criminal charges should staff, pupils get infected at schools...

Sadtu and Cosatu Western Cape have vowed to keep Education MEC Debbie Schfer and the provincial head of education accountable over the opening of schools....

 2020-06-03 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

New vehicle sales dip 68% in May- better than April...

Vehicle exports are expected to regain momentum with the vehicle assemblers resuming operations and with the easing of lockdown restrictions....

 2020-06-03 05:26 

Business Report (IOL)

SA Express staff in plea to government for outstanding salaries...

Desperate SA Express workers yesterday pleaded with the government to pay them their three months of outstanding salaries....

 2020-06-03 05:25 

News24

Cleared or not, MPs want Government Printing Works head gone...

Acting Government Printing Works CEO Alinah Fosi might have been cleared of corruption by the Public Service Commission, but some MPs still want her head on the chopping block....

 2020-06-03 05:12 

News24

Delay the reopening of schools and focus on building marginalised communities, says education expert...

Education experts are at odds on whether to reopen schools or not....

 2020-06-03 05:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Bus Companies Revise Transport Fares as They Resume Operations...

Emma Wabwire, the Operations Manager YY Coaches and Couriers Services, says they have decided to increase their fares by Shillings 10,000 since the president directed them to carry half of their capacity....

 2020-06-03 05:06 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-03 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19: FNB gives R4.2bn relief to clients...

Activity on the bank's app was also growing in double digit figures....

 2020-06-03 04:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Foreign Affairs Minister Sued for Endorsing Kavuya Family Travel During Lockdown...

The returnees include Barbara Kavuya, Blanche Kabuju and Isaiah Byabashaija, all family members of businessman Ben Kavuya. The trio came into the country in May, aboard Ethiopian airlines. Prior to their return, Sam Kutesa wrote to the General Manager of ...

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