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 2020-06-01 13:51 

Business Live

Opec-plus must resist becoming complacent...

With the extraordinary recovery in oil prices, the temptation to turn on the taps may be all too seductive...

 2020-06-01 13:50 

Business Live

Don't have unrealistic expectations of central banks, Kganyago warns...

'There are limits to what central banks can do,' said the Reserve Bank governor as politicians call for more to be done to help the economy...

 2020-06-01 13:50 

Business Live

Isuzu Motors SA appoints Billy Tom as new MD...

The former Coca-Cola senior executive joins the truckmaker in a trading environment ravaged by Covid-19...

 2020-06-01 13:50 

Business Live

Some traders lose out as rand's May rally comes as big surprise...

TD Securities' long-dollar-rand trade was stopped out just eight days later when the rand improved to below R17.45/$...

 2020-06-01 13:45 

News24

'I am so excited that I will finally drink my beer legally' - Sowetans welcome sale of booze...

With the sale of alcohol now allowed during Level 3 of the lockdown, scores of Sowetans have flocked to liquor outlets to buy their favourite tipple....

 2020-06-01 13:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Arbitrary Arrest Of Six Muslims In Masaka Spark Protests...

According to Mutebi, Nsubuga was the first to be taken from his home at Namaseenene on May 18th by four operatives, two of whom armed. Nsubuga's mother, Scholastica Nanteza, says her son was shot twice in the leg as he attempted to run to his house....

 2020-06-01 13:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Why 500 Bodies Are Unclaimed at KCCA Mortuary Every Year...

On average, 500 bodies go unclaimed at Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA mortuary every year, according to lead police pathologists, Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga....

 2020-06-01 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How to handle a pay cut...

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the global economy to its knees, and inevitably many employers will need to contain costs by cutting salaries....

 2020-06-01 13:23 

News24

WATCH | After two-month lockdown, residents line up to purchase liquor...

Durban residents line up to get their stash of liquor now that the sale of alcohol is allowed again on Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown....

 2020-06-01 13:14 

News24

'No justice, no peace': Anti-racism, George Floyd protests stretch to distant New Zealand...

Protests sweeping the United States over the death of George Floyd have reverberated on the other side of the globe as thousands marched in solidarity on the streets of New Zealand....

 2020-06-01 13:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Masindi COVID-19 Patient Discharged...

The detective tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, 2020, during the Rapid Assessment survey conducted by the health ministry across the country. In the aftermath, all the 104 police officers who were manning Masindi Central Police Station were replaced ...

 2020-06-01 13:13 

News24

Zimbabwe is not 'America's adversary' - US envoy summoned over George Floyd comments...

Zimbabwe has summoned its US ambassador over remarks by a senior American official accusing the southern African country of stirring anti-racism protests over the death of George Floyd, the government has said....

 2020-06-01 13:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus...

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between U...

 2020-06-01 13:10 

Mail & Guardian

On the road with East African truck drivers...

In East Africa, truck drivers are being attacked, robbed and used as diplomatic footballs The post On the road with East African truck drivers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-01 13:04 

News24

Level 3: No bargaining with schools, we must work to make them ready - KZN education MEC...

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says that it is all hands of deck to get schools up to standard for the return of pupils....

 2020-06-01 13:02 

News24

Lockdown Level 3: Some independent schools open doors to Grade 7 and 12 pupils...

Independent school, Crawford, has opened up its doors to Grade 7 and 12 pupils as directed by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga....

 2020-06-01 12:55 

Business Live

Bidvest to take profit hit after writing down Comair...

The group has fully written down its stake in the airline, which went into business rescue in May...

 2020-06-01 12:55 

Business Live

BOB VAN DIJK: Data is hard cash in an increasingly digital world...

Covid-19 has brought into sharp focus the powerful relationship between human endeavour and technology, writes Bob van Dijk...

 2020-06-01 12:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Three SPLA Soldiers Shot Dead in Yumbe...

Major Henry Kavuma, the 4th Division UPDF Legal officer and West Nile Region acting Public Relations Officer, says a gun battle ensued between UPDF and SPLA soldiers in which three SPLA soldiers were shot dead....

 2020-06-01 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How the lockdown hurt the economy in April...

As South Africa loosens its lockdown from Monday, data for April is proving just how bad the economy was hit by regulations....

 2020-06-01 12:27 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: Iran cases jump by 3 000, Armenian PM tests positive and Italian doctor sparks row...

Iran has announced almost 3 000 new coronavirus infections, its highest daily count in two months, as it warned of another 'dangerous peak' in the Middle East's deadliest outbreak....

 2020-06-01 12:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Bodies of Two Drowning Victims Bodies Retrieved from Lake Kyoga...

Kabasombwa village Chairman James Kwerigira explains that the two fishermen had gone fishing at around at 11 p.m. on Sunday night when the tragedy occurred. Kwerigira suspects that their canoe was hit by heavy winds....

 2020-06-01 12:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Asked to Provide Universal Health Care...

Speaking on Monday during a zoom discussion organized by the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Centre [Huripec] Prof. John Jean Barya, the Makerere University law don, said, leaving health insurance in the hands of private companies is unwise bec...

 2020-06-01 12:03 

News24

Coronavirus: Five staffers at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban test positive...

Five staff members at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban test positive for Covid-19 but the hospital will not be completely closed....

 2020-06-01 12:00 

News24

Lockdown Level 3: Children should return to school immediately, says SA Paediatric Association...

The South African Paediatric Association says it supports the government's position that children should go back to school....

 2020-06-01 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA loosens lockdown in economic recovery effort...

South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with the partial lifting of a coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-06-01 11:59 

Business Live

Manufacturing conditions improve in May, though from low base...

But important subcomponents of the Absa purchasing managers index remained in depressed territory, suggesting subdued activity...

 2020-06-01 11:59 

Business Live

Not all schools are ready to open, Angie Motshekga says...

The basic education minister says this week will be used to induct teachers and 'mop up' to comply with safety standards around Covid-19...

 2020-06-01 11:59 

Business Live

Rand lifts as US-China phase-one trade deal remains intact...

On Friday, President Donald Trump withdrew Hong Kong's special status over the new China imposed security law...

 2020-06-01 11:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Court Orders Production of Rwandan National Elly Tumwine...

Justice Musa Ssekaana on Monday issued the order following an application filed by Tumwine's lawyer Abdullah Kiwanuka....

 2020-06-01 11:42 

News24

WATCH | Caution, fewer pupils and superhero dress-up, as some Western Cape schools reopen...

While many schools in the country will only reopen for Grades 7 and 12 next week, many Western Cape schools that were deemed ready welcomed pupils for orientation....

 2020-06-01 11:38 

Mail & Guardian

Sancho nets hat-trick, joins US killing protest as Dortmund cruise...

The English winger, who now has 17 goals and 17 assists in the Bundesliga this season, joined a host of protests in the German top-flight over the weekend at the death of an unarmed black man in the United States The post Sancho nets hat-trick, joins US k...

 2020-06-01 11:38 

Mail & Guardian

Sancho nets hat-trick, joins US killing protest as Dortmund cruise...

The English winger, who now has 17 goals and 17 assists in the Bundesliga this season, joined a host of protests in the German top-flight over the weekend at the death of an unarmed black man in the United States The post Sancho nets hat-trick, joins US k...

 2020-06-01 11:30 

News24

'Big catch' as suspect in murder of UN experts arrested in DR Congo...

One of the main suspects in the murder of two UN experts probing mass graves in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been arrested after a three-year manhunt for the militia chief, officials have said....

 2020-06-01 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Government looks for new levers to boost economy...

The head of economic transformation in South Africa's ruling party proposed a range of measures to bolster the economy....

 2020-06-01 11:24 

News24

Blanket reopening of schools was risky - Motshekga on why she backtracked...

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says it was decided not to go ahead with the reopening of schools because not all of them were at the same level of readiness....

 2020-06-01 11:23 

Mail & Guardian

Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance your distance and your pen'...

The department of basic education has developed guidelines to assist schools with minimising the spread of the coronavirus The post Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance your distance and your pen' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-01 11:23 

Mail & Guardian

Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance and your pen'...

The department of basic education has developed guidelines to assist schools with minimising the spread of the coronavirus The post Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance and your pen' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-01 11:23 

Mail & Guardian

Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance and your pen'...

The department of basic education has developed guidelines to assist schools with minimising the spread of the coronavirus The post Safety at schools: 'Keep your distance and your pen' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-01 11:19 

Standard Digital

Health DG Dr Amoth, KTNs Dr Korir among persons honoured in Covid-19 fight...

President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that the State would honour individuals for their exemplary contribution over the coronavirus period....

 2020-06-01 11:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Family Sues Police, Attorney General for Encroachment...

Kakumba's family led by Isaac Mayanja through their lawyer Dan Byarugaba of DAB Company Advocates has secured an interim injunction from Masaka High court compelling police to halt any further developments on the disputed piece of land....

 2020-06-01 11:17 

Business Report (IOL)

More bailouts for SAA by government...

The South African government has agreed to more bailouts for South African Airways....

 2020-06-01 11:15 

Standard Digital

DP William Ruto message on Madaraka Day...

Deputy President William Ruto has urged Kenyans to remain vigilant in the fight against coronavirus....

 2020-06-01 11:04 

Business Live

Sasfin and Arise call off investment talks due to Covid-19...

Sasfin said in November that Arise was considering taking a stake in the group...

 2020-06-01 11:04 

Business Live

Zimbabwe calls in US envoy to explain 'foreign adversary' comment by official...

US national security adviser Robert O'Brien has accused Zimbabwe of stirring antiracism protests over the death of George Floyd...

 2020-06-01 11:03 

Business Live

Oil steady amid reports Opec and Russia closer to a deal...

Brent benefits from news that Opec and Russia are moving closer to a compromise on the duration for extending oil output cuts...

 2020-06-01 10:55 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-01 10:52 

The New Humanitarian

Violence or the virus? Mindanao's displaced forced to choose...

A militarised COVID-19 response fuels fear and silence in conflict areas. There's a better way forward, but it must include displaced women and girls....

 2020-06-01 10:50 

News24

'Tired of oppression' - clashes outside White House as US cities put under curfew to curb protests...

Police have fired tear gas outside the White House as anti-racism protesters again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality, and major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting....

 2020-06-01 10:45 

Standard Digital

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