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 2020-07-02 12:46 

News24

Covid-19: Sanef launches relief fund for journalists who have lost jobs, income...

The South African National Editors' Forum has announced the launch of a relief fund for journalists who have lost their livelihoods as a result of the Covid-19 national disaster....

 2020-07-02 12:42 

News24

JUST IN | Novak Djokovic, wife Jelena test negative for coronavirus...

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena, who last week both tested positive for coronavirus following his exhibition tournament in the Balkans, have now tested negative....

 2020-07-02 12:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Medical Practitioners Council to Hear Case of Intern Who Pulled Off Baby's Arm Tomorrow...

Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council (UMDPC) Registrar said that the tribunal that will sit at the hospital will first hear testimonies from the baby's family before questioning the six doctors at the hospital....

 2020-07-02 12:41 

Mail & Guardian

We were arrested in Uganda while protesting for black lives...

White supremacy must be held to account if systemic anti-blackness is to be rooted out of society The post We were arrested in Uganda while protesting for black lives appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 12:32 

Mail & Guardian

MTN's network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide...

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network the first of MTN's 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East The post MTN's network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA economy probably shrank by a third in pandemic...

South Africa's economy probably contracted more than 30% in the second quarter....

 2020-07-02 12:29 

Business Report (IOL)

South Africa records first current account surplus in 17 years...

South Africa recorded its first current account surplus in 17 years in the first quarter of 2020....

 2020-07-02 12:25 

Standard Digital

Blind man and six children thrown out of Kwale house over rent...

Nyakundi who lost his eyesight in 2013 blamed the Covid-19 pandemic for dealing his family a devastating blow....

 2020-07-02 12:22 

News24

Four unions sign up for voluntary SAA severance packages, but largest unions still absent...

Four unions plus a group of staff representatives have agreed to sign voluntary severance packages offered as part of the SAA business rescue process, government said....

 2020-07-02 12:19 

Uganda Radio Network

9,000 Amuru Sub County Residents Miss Out on Face Masks...

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC3 Chairperson, says that his area on Tuesday received 40,000 face masks from the district health department....

 2020-07-02 12:18 

News24

Cop allegedly shot dead by colleague while firing at suspects in Daveyton...

A female constable died after she was alleged to have been shot by a colleague, while they were trying to shoot at suspects in Daveyton on Thursday....

 2020-07-02 12:16 

News24

Covid-19: 'Why did he not eat for 48 hours?' - father wants answers after son dies in hospital...

The Gauteng Department of Health is compiling a report for the family following allegations of the treatment he received at Tembisa Hospital during the days leading up to his death....

 2020-07-02 12:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Motorcyclist Commits Suicide In Masaka Traffic Office...

According to preliminary information, Walugembe had gone to the police station to follow up on his motorcycle registration number UEF 145L that was impounded on Monday this week during the night time curfew....

 2020-07-02 12:05 

News24

'Gauteng health facilities have reached maximum bed capacity' - department...

As Covid-19 cases have started to spike in Gauteng, all government hospitals in the province have reached maximum bed capacity....

 2020-07-02 11:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Last COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Hoima Regional Referral Hospital...

The three patients who include one man from Buliisa and two women from Kyankwanzi were discharged on Thursday....

 2020-07-02 11:55 

News24

Lockdown: Children in pre-Grade R stages won't return to school yet, regulations amended...

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has amended gazetted directions on the return of school pupils, removing an aspect that relates to early childhood development centres....

 2020-07-02 11:54 

Business Report (IOL)

SAA liquidation more devastating for workers than business rescue...

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has urged workers unions at SAA to vote in favour of the airline's business rescue plan....

 2020-07-02 11:48 

Standard Digital

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Rare-Javan-Rhino-captured-on-hidden-camera-in-gleeful-mudbath...

There-are-only-72-Javan-rhinos-left-in-the-wild-including-39-males-and-33-females...

 2020-07-02 11:42 

Standard Digital

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Indian-PM-Modi-shuts-Weibo-account-after-banning-Chinese-apps...

Sina-Weibo-announced-the-closure-of-the-account-late-on-Wednesday-and-the-removal-comes-a-few-days-after-India-banned-dozens-of-Chinese-apps...

 2020-07-02 11:39 

News24

Covid-19 wrap | New Zealand 'idiot' health minister quits, India death spike...

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-07-02 11:39 

Standard Digital

KWS park entry fees slashed by half...

CS Najib Balala says entry fees to all KWS game parks and reserves reduced by 50 per cent for a year to cushion sector from effects of Covid-19...

 2020-07-02 11:38 

Business Live

Art world's new normal...

Covid-19 has led to a different approach to auctions, writes Mary Corrigall...

 2020-07-02 11:38 

Business Live

LETTER: IP law community must push back against industry award organisers...

Is the lack of representation a reflection of the state of transformation and diversity in the legal industry as a whole, or is the methodology of the whole ranking and accolades index questionable?...

 2020-07-02 11:38 

Business Live

Joburg could be placed under administration after missed budget deadline...

SA's richest city, biggest municipality and economic hub is now unable to spend any money in terms of the MFMA...

 2020-07-02 11:38 

Business Live

Rand breaks below R17/$, lifted by positive economic data...

The local currency was on track for its second day of gains reaching an intra-day best of R16.88/$, its highest level in three weeks...

 2020-07-02 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Global Top 100 Companies gain 20% value prior to Covid-19 downturn PwC...

The Global Top 100 companies by market capitalisation increased by 20 percent from March to December and still outperformed industry peers....

 2020-07-02 11:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Brig. Gen Twesigye Dies in Bathroom...

Brigadier Twesigye passed away at his home in Nyarushanje in Rukungiri district on Thursday morning, according to the UPDF Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire....

 2020-07-02 11:14 

Standard Digital

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Eight-years-after-bombing-Somalia-reopens-national-theatre...

He-said-security-forces-would-protect-the-theatre-and-even-the-new-coronavirus-would-not-deter-them-from-putting-on-shows...

 2020-07-02 11:11 

Mail & Guardian

Zille's tweets threaten her position as DA federal chairperson...

Gauteng chairperson, Mike Moriarty, says the party needs stability, not controversy, at its helm The post Zille's tweets threaten her position as DA federal chairperson appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 11:03 

News24

Manner in which naked man evicted 'shameful', but City has duty to stop land occupation - CT mayor...

Cape Town mayor Dan Plato has admitted the actions of four law enforcement officials caught on camera manhandling a naked man in Khayelitsha were shameful....

 2020-07-02 11:01 

Standard Digital

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Police-fire-in-air-to-keep-crowds-from-Ethiopian-singers-funeral...

Members-of-the-military-federal-police-and-regional-police-were-out-in-force-and-two-residents-said-police-were-firing-in-the-air...

 2020-07-02 10:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Detectives, Suspect Perish in Road Accident...

Bashir Siriba, the Mayuge District Police Commander, says the deceased's bodies are lying at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem....

 2020-07-02 10:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902...

The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Mal...

 2020-07-02 10:54 

News24

Australia considering 'safe haven' offer to Hong Kongers...

Australia is actively considering providing safe haven to Hong Kong residents in response to China's sweeping new security law, it has announced....

 2020-07-02 10:54 

Standard Digital

Covid-19 patient in Nandi County on the run...

The runaway patient who is said to have been under police custody was diagnosed with the disease last week....

 2020-07-02 10:54 

Standard Digital

Covid-19 patient escapes isolation centre in Nandi...

The runaway patient who is said to have been under police custody was diagnosed with the disease last week....

 2020-07-02 10:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Ministry of Health to Elevate Kayunga General Hospital...

Atwine says that with the installation of new equipment and expansion of the hospital, the Ministry will elevate the facility to a regional referral hospital....

 2020-07-02 10:43 

Business Live

JAMIE CARR: Mr Price Group showing its mettle...

Mr Price has plans for a significant capital raise to give it the firepower to respond to opportunities...

 2020-07-02 10:43 

Business Live

Encouraging Covid-19 vaccine trials help markets...

Despite the ongoing rise in global virus cases, Asian equity markets saw their biggest daily rise in over two weeks overnight...

 2020-07-02 10:43 

Business Live

Pepkor welcomes Mr Tekkie ruling...

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from the owners of Mr Tekkie that they not be able to trade in Tekkie Town stock...

 2020-07-02 10:43 

Business Live

Japan's logistics sector moves to go human-free amid Covid concerns...

Demand for automated systems is rising, and the government is pushing for the use of drones in sparsely populated areas...

 2020-07-02 10:25 

News24

Rand strengthens to below R17/$...

The rand strengthened to below R17 afainst the US Dollar on Thursday morning. Grim US jobless claims data could strengthen the Rand even further....

 2020-07-02 10:22 

Standard Digital

Man set house ablaze, kills wife and two children...

The two children, five and three years old were burnt beyond recognition. Witnesses say the man had stabbed them before setting the house ablaze....

 2020-07-02 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

West Lango Diocese Seeks for UGX 2.5 Billion to Upgrade Headquarters...

Rev. Canon Vincent Ogwang, the Dean of West Lango Diocese, says the program to upgrade St. Peter's Cathedral to international standards was initiated by Bishop Rt. Rev. Julius Ceaser Nina Otim....

 2020-07-02 10:06 

News24

Joe Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery...

Joe Biden has announced that his party has assembled a group of 600 lawyers and thousands of other people to prepare for possible "chicanery" ahead of November's election....

 2020-07-02 10:02 

News24

WATCH | SAHRC to take City of Cape Town to court after naked man dragged from shack...

The SA Human Rights Commission intends taking the City of Cape Town to court over its eviction policy following the forced removal of a naked man from his shack in Khayelitsha....

 2020-07-02 09:59 

Standard Digital

Only 8 per cent of Kenyans know someone who is Covid-19 positive...

79 per cent of Kenyans are feeling irritable, depressed and hopeless. In addition, 78 per cent are feeling that they have been pushed to the edge...

 2020-07-02 09:54 

News24

Test cricket's back! Just still with cloudy future......

Test cricket returns next week after a gap of more than four months, but with uncertainties still swirling around it, says Rob Houwing....

 2020-07-02 09:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Katete OC Under Probe for Extortion...

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the Officer in Charge of Katete Police Post, Charles Kyazze is being investigated for extorting Shillings 210,000 from someone he arrested on Tuesday....

 2020-07-02 09:48 

Business Live

It's not only Covid-19 that is killing people in India's Ahmedabad...

India has the world's fourth-biggest outbreak of the Covid-19 disease caused by the virus, with over 600,000 confirmed cases and 17,800 deaths...

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