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 2018-09-20 17:18 

Daily Nation

Industry demands Sh200 billion from the Treasury...

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa) has urged the national and county governments to settle Sh200 billion owed to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and spur the economy....

 2018-09-20 17:13 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Ajay Gupta says Mcebisi Jonas is lying; Gavin Davis resigns as DA MP; and Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy...

Some of Supra Mahumapelo's most vocal detractors will have to work with him as part of a provincial task team; The Presidency is said to have plaid a central role in economic stimulus package rollout; and Banyana Banyana have booked their place in the...

 2018-09-20 17:12 

Daily Nation

GCR now gives Kenya Re a stable outlook...

GCR has affirmed the Kenya Reinsurance Corporation (Kenya Re) national scale claims paying ability rating of AA(KE) and international scale claims paying ability rating of BB. Both ratings were accorded a stable outlook....

 2018-09-20 17:12 

Business Live

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree...

Botswana's antipoaching officials demand to see Elephants Without Borderss proof of poaching...

 2018-09-20 17:10 

News24

'I am sorry for taking the gold' accused in guest house owner's brutal murder...

Four people are on trial for armed robbery and the murder of an 80-year-old Paradyskloof guest house owner....

 2018-09-20 17:08 

Daily Nation

ASK HR: My free parking will now cost me, should I seek compensation?...

Employers offer extra privileges suitable to their employees but these are not guaranteed....

 2018-09-20 17:00 

Standard Digital

MPs endorse Sh37b budget cuts after intense lobbying...

A House team proposed a 16 per cent cut in all ministry budgets while protecting constituency funds....

 2018-09-20 17:00 

Standard Digital

Uhuru wins! Why Government will now raid your pockets...

In an admission of the tough times ahead, President Uhuru Kenyatta proposed to cut by a half the 16 per cent VAT imposed on petroleum products, then announced a...

 2018-09-20 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

DCCI calls for more trade between African countries...

International businesses interact with members of the Durban business community DCCI-hosted business-to-business engagement....

 2018-09-20 16:56 

News24

Now is the time to rise Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi to affiliates...

Cosatu's newly elected office bearers will do their best to work with each other and the leaders of the federation's affiliates, says its president....

 2018-09-20 16:56 

Daily Nation

US anti-doping head denounces lifting of Russia ban...

Wada's decision to lift the ban paves the way for Russian athletes to return to competition....

 2018-09-20 16:48 

Standard Digital

Kenya moves up five places in latest FIFA rankings...

Thanks to the 1-0 win over Ghana in an African Cup of Nations qualifier, Harambee Stars has moved up five places in the latest FIFA rankings....

 2018-09-20 16:45 

News24

No arrests after Bonteheuwel woman shot as gang violence spirals "out of control'...

Police are still investigating the circumstances around the shooting of a woman by an unknown suspect in an incident believed to be linked to gang rivalry....

 2018-09-20 16:45 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: US safety agency gives 5-star rating for Tesla Model 3...

Tesla's Model 3 sedan has been awarded a five-star rating by the US auto safety agency NHTSA in tests that are standard for cars in the US....

 2018-09-20 16:36 

News24

EFF notice debacle delays court challenge to Riotous Assemblies Act...

A procedural mishap, involving a notice the EFF filed at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, has led to a delay in the party's challenge to the constitutionality of the Riotous Assemblies Act....

 2018-09-20 16:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Bobi Wine Vows to Continue Fighting for Freedom...

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi has said that he will continue fighting for freedom....

 2018-09-20 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Google launches Chrome OS 69...

See the changes Google has made to create Chrome OS 69....

 2018-09-20 16:27 

Business Report (IOL)

$60m stolen in another cryptocurrency heist...

Cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60m in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

News24

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting...

The DA's Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting of Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor....

 2018-09-20 16:15 

News24

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree...

Botswana has rejected claims of a surge of elephant poaching made by a leading conservation charity and put on display carcasses of animals allegedly slaughtered for ivory - some with tusks still intact....

 2018-09-20 16:15 

News24

Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants: Madrid...

Spain's foreign minister has revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested building a wall along the Sahara desert to stem the arrival of migrants, as he plans to do on the Mexican border....

 2018-09-20 16:14 

Daily Nation

Gold medallist Shikuku in triumphant return...

Shikuku said he was very happy to have won the medals in his first international attempt....

 2018-09-20 16:13 

News24

Gupta investigtion: Hawks say Mcebisi Jonas 'defeated the ends of justice'...

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has been slammed by a senior official in the Hawks for allegedly being negligent and tardy in cooperating with the police's elite corruption-busting unit in its Gupta investigation....

 2018-09-20 16:13 

Business Live

Just one year away, Japan and the Boks are on track for RWC 2019...

The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be 'game-changing', says World Rugby chair...

 2018-09-20 16:13 

Business Live

New Liberian law gives land to generations-old occupants...

President George Weah signs the Land Rights Act into law after four years of debate in the legislature...

 2018-09-20 16:13 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE only cheered a little by unchanged interest rate...

The platinum index jumps 5.86%, but the performance of most stocks is relatively muted despite a 1.5% gain in the rand against the dollar...

 2018-09-20 16:11 

Daily Nation

Equity names Polycarp Igathe MD for Kenya operations...

Equity Group's Chief Commercial Officer Polycarp Igathe has been promoted to become the managing director of the lender's Kenya operation as part of the company's management and operations restructuring....

 2018-09-20 16:08 

Daily Nation

MPs adopt Uhuru memo, stage set for Sh130b in taxes...

MPs claim, however, that the vote was compromised....

 2018-09-20 16:02 

News24

Gavin Davis resigns as DA MP...

DA MP Gavin Davis has resigned as an MP to take up a position as CEO at Resolve Communications, the firm of the party's former leader, Tony Leon....

 2018-09-20 16:01 

Daily Nation

Three home players into Kenya Open semis...

Top seed Ismail Changawa led compatriots Ibrahim Kibet Yego and Albert Njogu....

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

See the new Samsung Galaxy A7 with triple-lens camera...

Samsung has launched a new Galaxy A7 smartphone, take a look at the specifications and price....

 2018-09-20 15:59 

Standard Digital

Mvutano wachacha bungeni kuhusuVAT...

Hatimaye Spika wa Bunge la Kitaifa, Justine Muturi ametangaza kuidhinishwa kwa mapendekezo ya Rais Uhuru Kenyatta....

 2018-09-20 15:59 

Standard Digital

Scores feared dead as Tanzanian ferry sinks in Lake Victoria...

Scores are feared after MV Nyerere, a Tanzanian ferry sunk in Lake Victoria today afternoon....

 2018-09-20 15:59 

Standard Digital

Kenyans to brave pain as Uhuru 8 per cent VAT offer sails through...

In an admission of the tough times ahead, President Uhuru Kenyatta proposed to cut by a half the 16 per cent VAT imposed on petroleum products, then announced a...

 2018-09-20 15:57 

News24

Kessie Nair mum as he appears in court for Ramaphosa K-word video...

Former Durban councillor and convicted fraudster Kessie Nair has appeared in the Verulam Family Court on charges of crimen injuria and inciting public violence after calling President Cyril Ramaphosa the K-word in a Facebook video....

 2018-09-20 15:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Nebbi Hospital Motorcycles Stolen...

Dr Justine Okwaimungu, the Medical Superintendent, says that one motorcycle was stolen early this year, while the two were stolen three weeks ago from the hospital parking yard....

 2018-09-20 15:41 

Daily Nation

Karichu grabs lead at Uganda Open Amateur...

New leader Karichu birdied the first and seventh holes in the opening nine....

 2018-09-20 15:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Traders Task URA on Effective Communication...

During a stakeholder meeting that was organised by URA at Mountains of the Moon Hotel in Fort Portal on Thursday, business operators said the body does not inform them about updated electronic systems, how the taxes paid are used, among other issues....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

News24

No arrests for Pretoria ward councillor's murder...

No one has been arrested for the murder of a Pretoria ward councillor who was gunned down, Gauteng police have said....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ease of doing business improves for SA cities - World Bank report...

The Doing Business in SA 2018, analyzes business regulations for domestic small and medium enterprises in nine major cities....

 2018-09-20 15:28 

News24

Mahumapelo and his detractors to work together on ANC North West task team...

Some of Supra Mahumapelo's most vocal detractors are going to have to work with him as part of a provincial task team seeking to rebuild a fractured organisation ahead of the 2019 elections....

 2018-09-20 15:25 

News24

2 armed robbery suspects killed in shootout with KZN police...

Acting KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has commended officers for their bravery during the operation....

 2018-09-20 15:23 

News24

Water nearly fully restored to northern Joburg...

Johannesburg Water says it has nearly restored the supply of water to the northern parts of the city....

 2018-09-20 15:20 

News24

Sea Point security company in court over provident fund contributions...

Proexec, which has failed to pay its provident fund contributions and late payment interest fees for the period between April 2005 and September 2017, says it is cash-strapped....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

Business Live

North West task-team an uneasy mix of ANC warring factions...

All but one of the eight NEC members overseeing the task-team are linked to the Zuma, Magashule and Mahumapelo faction...

 2018-09-20 15:12 

Daily Nation

Speaker Muturi upholds 8pc fuel levy after day of drama...

President Kenyatta's proposal was approved amid shouting matches....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

Business Live

Iran demands UN action after Israel steps up nuclear security...

Iran wants the UN to force Israel to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and bring its nuclear programme under supervision of the global atomic watchdog...

 2018-09-20 15:11 

Business Live

Playwright and anti-apartheid activist Zakes Mofokeng dies...

As an arts practitioner he led the cultural boycott campaign against apartheid...

 2018-09-20 15:11 

Business Live

OECD revises down SA's growth forecasts...

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development cites uncertainty about the pace of economic reforms for its view...

 2018-09-20 15:08 

News24

WATCH: 'Free Lammie!' protesters want 'sad, lonely' Joburg Zoo elephant to be relocated...

Animal activists want Johannesburg Zoo's last elephant to be moved to a sanctuary following the death of her partner....

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