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 2020-06-05 07:33 

News24

'We're going to keep fighting, George' - Al Sharpton says Floyd's death will not be in vain...

Hundreds of mourners joined an emotional memorial service in Minneapolis for George Floyd, the black man killed by police last week, as civil rights leader Al Sharpton vowed mass protests will continue until 'we change the whole system of justice'...

 2020-06-05 07:29 

News24

Cabinet should have consulted Parliament on national state of disaster extension, says DA...

President Cyril Ramaphosa should have briefed Parliament on the extension of the national state of disaster, says the DA....

 2020-06-05 07:21 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-05 07:17 

News24

Four in court over 130 tons of stolen railway tracks worth R8m...

Four people have appeared in the Stilfontein Magistrate's Court in the North West i in connection with alleged stolen Transnet railway tracks worth about R8 million....

 2020-06-05 07:15 

Standard Digital

Smuggled goods slowing the fight against pandemic...

Counterfeits worth Sh27 million were destroyed in Athi River...

 2020-06-05 07:04 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID -19 Could Lead to Decline in Real Estate Valuations BOU...

In a letter to the chief executives of commercial banks, credit institutions, and microfinance deposit-taking institutions, BOU said "Current projection and market intelligence indicates that Covid-19 pandemic might in the near term potentially lead t...

 2020-06-05 07:02 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand trades steady ahead of US jobs day...

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

 2020-06-05 07:00 

Standard Digital

CoG seeks release of Sh76b to counties...

CoG says the lack of disbursement of funds to counties has caused delay of staff salaries...

 2020-06-05 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Fitch lauds SA for its macro policy response...

Fitch warned that the recovery of emerging markets countries might lag behind the Covid-19 pandemic as their macro policy responses had been less aggressive....

 2020-06-05 06:58 

News24

3 killed, 7 wounded in China supermarket stabbing spree...

Three people have been killed and seven wounded in a stabbing spree at a supermarket in rural southeast China, according to police....

 2020-06-05 06:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Covid 19 Escapee Handed Over to Kenyan Authorities- RDC...

The Moroto Resident District Commissioner, Peter Ken Lochap, says they handed over the patient to Kenyan authorities at Alakas border point in Amudat district. "We got her around Lotomei and handed her over to the commissioner of West Pokot," said...

 2020-06-05 06:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Releases 114 Impounded Taxis...

Police and its sister security agencies have released 114 public vehicles impounded on Thursday for ferrying passengers without route charts....

 2020-06-05 06:52 

News24

UPDATE | Man admits using sheep shears to kill Tulbagh community doctor - report...

A 27-year-old man from Tulbagh in the Western Cape has reportedly admitted to killing community doctor Roelof Botha, 59....

 2020-06-05 06:52 

News24

Ingonyama Trust admits 'constant, perennial irregular expenditure'...

MPs are dissatisfied by the Ingonyama Trust's failure to meet its targets in the third and fourth quarters of the 2019/'20 financial year....

 2020-06-05 06:48 

Business Live

Brazil virus toll soars to third-highest in the world...

Brazil is only behind the US and Britain in number of deaths as it reports 34,000 killed by Covid-19...

 2020-06-05 06:48 

Business Live

WATCH: How healthy is SA's mining sector?...

Minerals Council SA's head of health, Thuthula Balfour, and Implats CEO Nico Muller talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-06-05 06:48 

Business Live

WATCH: How low growth is weighing on small caps...

Nedbank CIB's Avinash Kalkapersad talks to Business Day TV about the survival of small-cap stocks during the pandemic...

 2020-06-05 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

The Infonomist: Zoom's freemium model and price you pay for privacy...

If you use the free version of Zoom, you will not enjoy the end-to-end encryption which is designed to ensure privacy of your calls....

 2020-06-05 06:20 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-05 06:15 

Standard Digital

Governor Samboja fires 15 revenue clerks over graft...

Officials are accused of embezzling public funds through forgery of receipt books. One employee took home Sh900,000 per month...

 2020-06-05 06:14 

News24

Free State cops arrest 5 suspected of robbing post offices of pension money...

Five people, aged 24 to 64 have been arrested in connection with two unrelated armed post office robberies in the Free State - one in Selosesha, Thaba Nchu, and another in Ehrlich Park, Bloemfontein....

 2020-06-05 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Oceana growth offset by decline in Daybrook's profit...

Oceana rose nearly 6 percent on the JSE yesterday after Africa's largest black-owned fishing company reported a 9 percent increase in operating profit....

 2020-06-05 05:55 

Standard Digital

Weatherman warns of more rains, floods in coming days...

The rains are expected to peak from Sunday to Tuesday next week in most parts of the country...

 2020-06-05 05:55 

News24

Murdered boy, 4, found dead on the day of his birthday party to be buried...

The Spiderman outfit little Bandile Skosana, 4, would have worn to his birthday party is now what he will be clothed in when he is buried on Friday....

 2020-06-05 05:53 

Business Live

Asian shares on track for best weekly gain in nine years...

Asian stocks ease from multi-week peaks ahead of US unemployment report...

 2020-06-05 05:48 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-05 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tech News: Accelerated digital transformation of businesses...

The world is straining under the weight of the global Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-06-05 05:15 

News24

Citizens who trust Ramaphosa willing to sacrifice human rights to curb Covid-19 spread, survey finds...

South Africans, who have trust in President Cyril Ramaphosa, are more likely to sacrifice their human rights in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the country....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

News24

FEEL GOOD | SA chefs prepare thousands of meals for the needy with surplus produce...

More than 300 chefs, restaurant owners and volunteers have been cooking thousands of meals for vulnerable communities using tons of food that would have gone to waste....

 2020-06-05 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Coca-Cola lets 8000 employees 'taste the feeling' of its shares...

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) said 8000 employees had become shareholders in the business through the Ikageng Employee Share Trust....

 2020-06-05 04:51 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Express Mixed Reactions to State of Nation Address...

While addressing Parliament unveiled 11 measures that he said will help sustain the economy which was affected by COVID-19....

 2020-06-05 04:45 

Standard Digital

Nakuru County stops building plans due to fault lines...

Report highlights areas of the town have weak lines which could have devastating effects on existing infrastructure...

 2020-06-05 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OR Tambo passes Mbalula's test of readiness, but Acsa sees slow travel demand...

Acsa said that its airports management and staff were working to ensure they adhered to the regulations across all of the points of engagement....

 2020-06-05 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OR Tambo passes Mbalula's readiness test, but Acsa sees slow travel demand...

Acsa said that its airports management and staff were working to ensure they adhered to the regulations across all of the points of engagement....

 2020-06-05 04:26 

News24

Friday Briefing | Behemoth: The return of ANC dominance...
 2020-06-05 04:15 

Standard Digital

Traced: How bhang from Ethiopia finds its way to Nairobi...

Small vehicles, boda bodas, donkey carts and humans are used to sneak in the cargo along the border through Moyale....

 2020-06-05 04:03 

Business Live

Lockdown day 70: Pictures of the day...

Riders surfing at Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. It is reported that only professional surfers will be allowed back into the water from June 1st but the question of social surfing at a later stage under lockdown is still up for debate...

 2020-06-05 04:03 

Business Live

PSL will not struggle to replace Absa as sponsor, says sports brand expert...

Absa has decided to terminate its R140m-a-season sponsorship of the Premier Soccer League...

 2020-06-05 04:03 

News24

ANALYSIS | Police brutality: Why it's easier for cops and soldiers to target poor, black people...

The reaction to George Floyd's death has sparked conversations in South Africa about the treatment of black people by law enforcement officers, especially during lockdown....

 2020-06-05 04:03 

Business Live

Thrillers to get your blood pumping...

Five suspense-ridden new novels to keep you rapt on cold winter days...

 2020-06-05 04:03 

Business Live

Lockdown day 70: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rise to 40,792, there have been 21,311 recoveries and 848 deaths...

 2020-06-05 04:02 

Business Live

SHIRLEY DE VILLIERS: Where has Ramaphosa been for the past 26 years?...

Malema says we're led by fools and non-thinkers. Just occasionally, he hits the nail on the head...

 2020-06-05 03:10 

News24

Truckers wait days to cross border into Zimbabwe...

"Before lockdown, it used to be almost two hours before I crossed into Zimbabwe. Now it's almost a week."...

 2020-06-05 03:07 

Business Live

CARTOON: Another legal blow for Busisiwe Mkhwebane...

Friday, June 5 2020...

 2020-06-05 03:06 

Business Live

KEVIN MCCALLUM: Got the T-shirt against racism? It's not enough...

When racism rears its ugly head, we have to drag it out of the sporting arena and ensure it doesn't re-emerge...

 2020-06-05 03:06 

Business Live

Five things to watch this weekend...

Plenty of comedy with a touch of dystopia and drama...

 2020-06-04 23:47 

Mail & Guardian

Academics' health suffers under Covid-19...

More than ever, higher education institutions need to look after employees' mental wellbeing The post Academics' health suffers under Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:40 

Mail & Guardian

Schools: Confusion rather than clarity and confidence reign...

The way in which Angie Motshekga has handled the reopening of schools has caused many people to lose confidence in her The post Schools: Confusion rather than clarity and confidence reign appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:31 

Mail & Guardian

Right of Reply: M&G chose 'good story' over truth — Buthelezi...

Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the Ingonyama Trust was not created in a secret deal to ensure his participation in the 1994 election The post Right of Reply: M&G chose 'good story' over truth — Buthelezi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:23 

Business Live

THONESHAN NAIDOO: Telemedicine to play a bigger role as pandemic disrupts patient priorities...

With the focus on fighting Covid-19, many other procedures and treatments have taken a back seat...

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