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 2020-04-01 09:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Woolworths to close all Country Road stores in Australia amid coronavirus...

Woolworths Holdings has temporarily closed all Country Road Group stores in Australia....

 2020-04-01 09:33 

Standard Digital

My chronic disease inspired my business idea...
 2020-04-01 09:30 

News24

Coronavirus transforms New York as US death toll tops 4 000...

Emergency field hospitals have been readied in New York's Central Park and at the home of the US Open tennis tournament as the number of American deaths from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic surged past 4 000 higher than the toll in China....

 2020-04-01 09:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff...

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking....

 2020-04-01 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Demand for online services drives Naspers' shares higher...

A bad start to the year for stocks? That hasn't applied to Naspers Ltd....

 2020-04-01 09:20 

News24

Lockdown: Alleged perpetrators of petty crime to be released from police holding cells...

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has ordered that alleged perpetrators of petty crimes be released from police holding cells countrywide and warned to appear in court on a future date....

 2020-04-01 09:08 

Business Report (IOL)

Unions oppose SA Express business rescue liquidation bid...

Unions Numsa and the SA Cabin Crew Association are at loggerheads with the government over the application by business rescue practitioners....

 2020-04-01 09:01 

Daily Nation

Covid-19: Thousands of workers in tea farms risk losing jobs...

Tea firms urged to cushion workers from Covid-19 effects....

 2020-04-01 08:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre...

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM)....

 2020-04-01 08:51 

Business Live

WATCH: How US-Russia talks affected the oil price...

Oanda senior market analyst Craig Erlam talks to Business Day TV about the oil price...

 2020-04-01 08:51 

Business Live

Lockdown day 6: Coronavirus numbers...

The number of coronavirus infections in SA continues to rise, sitting at 1,353 as of day six of the lockdown...

 2020-04-01 08:51 

Business Live

Tiso Blackstar swings into a loss...

The London-based group expects headline earnings per share to fall as much as 139% in its half-year to end-December...

 2020-04-01 08:47 

Mail & Guardian

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint...

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is 'unbecoming the holding of judicial office' The post Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-01 08:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Locals Fear that COVID-19 Control Measures Could Drive them Into Poverty...

Their fears have been compounded by stringent directives by the government that have since seen a ban on public transport, monthly markets, bars, and shops selling non-food items among others. These were some of the measures taken by the government to con...

 2020-04-01 08:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Refugees Stuck in Koboko after Transport Ban...

The refugees were moved from Goboro collection centre after being cleared by the Office of the Prime Minister on March 26, 2020. They were supposed to be moved to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego country, Arua district but have to go through Koboko and...

 2020-04-01 08:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbale Blood Bank Begins Door-to-Door Collection Drive...

Dr. Ahmed Bumba, the Principal Medical Officer in Charge of Mbale Regional Blood Bank, says to address the problem they have embarked on a door to door campaign calling upon Ugandans to donate blood. He explains that schools have been the biggest source o...

 2020-04-01 08:37 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand trades on the front foot...

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

 2020-04-01 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Trust to trust: Are your and your family's wealth protected in a trust?...

A trust deed contains a clause, which triggers the immediate removal of a trustee in the event of his or her sequestration or liquidation....

 2020-04-01 08:28 

Daily Nation

City Stars monitoring players fitness amid virus chaos...

Alagic advised the players to train at home and avoid public spaces....

 2020-04-01 08:27 

News24

PICS | Here is what Cape Town looks like from above, under lockdown...

Following a nationwide lockdown, the usually bustling streets of Cape Town CBD has taken hollow form. Here are images of South Africa's second most populous city captured during lockdown....

 2020-04-01 08:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Soroti Municipal Officials Evade COVID-19 Clearance Test...

URN has learnt that after the expiry of the 14- days self-quarantine on March 28th, the COVID-19 task force has failed to trace the officials to be cleared by the Ministry of Health....

 2020-04-01 08:03 

News24

Aussie Lamborghini driver blames speeding on coronavirus...

An Australian allegedly caught driving a Lamborghini at nearly twice the speed limit in Sydney claims he was rushing to hospital to be tested for coronavirus, police have said....

 2020-04-01 07:56 

Business Report (IOL)

SA banks cut deeper into junk by Fitch on virus...

The credit ratings of South Africa's five largest banks were downgraded deeper into junk territory by Fitch Ratings....

 2020-04-01 07:55 

Business Live

SARAH BUITENDACH: In need of comfort during this trying time...

For most people, this constant cycle — facts, fear, panic and the creeping sense of being under siege from an unknown enemy — is pretty bad for levels of anxiety and concentration...

 2020-04-01 07:55 

Business Live

Life in lockdown: stories from inside a township...

The coronavirus — and SA's lockdown in response to it — throws the fault lines in SA society into sharp relief. Staying in your own home is easy in Sandton but a very different story in Alexandra...

 2020-04-01 07:54 

Daily Nation

Fifa studying coronavirus 'assistance' to world football...

Fifa said that it is "thinking over ways of assisting the global football community."...

 2020-04-01 07:43 

Standard Digital

Rivatex starts mass production of face masks...

The Government had hinted that Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be manufactured locally...

 2020-04-01 07:39 

Daily Nation

Beijing 2022 Olympics face 'special situation' after Tokyo delay...

The coronavirus emerged in December....

 2020-04-01 07:34 

Daily Nation

Trouble looms for Waiguru as MCAs plot impeachment...

Governor tells MCAs to focus on war on Covid-19....

 2020-04-01 07:30 

News24

Coronavirus wrap: Worldwide deaths breach 41 000, California frees prisoners and White House's horrific projections...

The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has risen to 41 072, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources as of 19:00 (GMT) on Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

The role of probable spatial progression and Covid-19...

Dr Tshepo Mabela, an official in the Presidency, at the weekend unveiled the probable spatial progression and intensity of the pandemic....

 2020-04-01 07:20 

Daily Nation

Chelsea's Loftus-Cheek: Injury battle was 'toughest hurdle yet'...

He was close to returning to action when the Premier League was suspende....

 2020-04-01 07:20 

Daily Nation

How Solskjaer is keeping tabs on Man United stars during virus lockdown...

United manager Solskjaer has been unable to train his squad in person....

 2020-04-01 07:14 

News24

Covid-19: Wherever we went, people thought it was a normal holiday, says Boland activist...

The daily challenges faced by people living in rural communities will be amplified during the nationwide lockdown, says Naomi Betana, a community activist with the Fighting for Water Justice Coalition in Ceres....

 2020-04-01 07:08 

Daily Nation

Burundi confirms its first two coronavirus cases...

The two patients are Burundians aged 56 and 42....

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Business Live

Fuel levies takes shine off record drop in petrol price...

Fuel levies, which are due to come into effect in April, will reduce impact of a record drop in fuel prices...

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Business Live

Mary Oppenheimer donates to coronavirus-fighting Solidarity Fund...

The daughter of Harry Oppenheimer says the fund is aligned to 'our concerns about basic needs, food, medicine, general care and gender abuse'...

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Business Live

Gold grows as safety option on flood of money in the US...

Supply limited in Switzerland while more central banks prepare monetary easing moves...

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Daily Nation

Shield your face: Air particles could have droplets of the virus...

Japanese researchers have shown that the virus could be suspended in the air for minutes....

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Daily Nation

No, I didn't get it wrong on both power and speed...

My opinions are based on a combination of research and vox pops derived from anecdotal evidence....

 2020-04-01 06:56 

Daily Nation

Could coronavirus kill off German football fan power?...

Many clubs are fearing for their financial futures in the crisis....

 2020-04-01 06:56 

Daily Nation

Ex-Olympique Marseille president dies of coronavirus...

Diouf was also a journalist and football agent before taking over at the Stade Velodrome....

 2020-04-01 06:47 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19: A case for why we all should wear homemade face masks...

Countries that have mandated mask-wearing for people going out in public have shown a decrease in the rate of Covid-19 infections The post Covid-19: A case for why we all should wear homemade face masks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-01 06:40 

Daily Nation

Covid-19: Tanzanians put into forced quarantine in Vihiga...

They had defied a directive to go into self-isolation....

 2020-04-01 06:36 

News24

UK reports record 381 coronavirus deaths, including 13-year-old boy...

Britain has reported a record daily coronavirus toll of 381, including a 13-year-old boy, more than double the number of nationwide deaths posted in the previous 24 hours....

 2020-04-01 06:29 

Standard Digital

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Famous Ugandan Children’s choir went on US tour, five test positive : The Standard...
 2020-04-01 06:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol shines a bit brighter after progress with hedging programme...

Sasol shined a little brighter after reporting that it was making progress with its hedging programme aimed at absorbing further oil price shocks....

 2020-04-01 06:05 

Business Live

Wanted Online: The Maillon de Cartier: Cartier unveils fresh twist on the modern jewellery watch...
 2020-04-01 06:05 

Business Live

Growing rifts among producers signal that oil glut is set to only worsen...

No Opec talks in April while US crude stocks jump and US-Saudi tie-up is put on hold...

 2020-04-01 06:00 

Daily Nation

Kenyans use most of their cash on airtime, says report...

Rent has been toppled as the top expenditure item in the family budget....

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