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 2020-02-17 17:09 

Business Live

Faf Du Plessis and Kagiso Rabada return to face Australia...

Batsman and fast bowler recalled to SA squad for three-match Twenty20 International after being rested for England ODI and Twenty20 series...

 2020-02-17 17:08 

Business Live

Discovery rattles investors with nasty surprise in Vitality Life...

Shares fall 8% on news that the UK life business has swung from healthy profits to a loss...

 2020-02-17 17:08 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand falls through R15/$ as Moody's lowers SA's GDP growth forecasts...

The ratings agency dropped its forecast to 0.7% in 2020 from the 1% it announced in November...

 2020-02-17 17:08 

Business Live

NEIL MANTHORP: 'Sandpaper Saturday' not the only chafe SA cricketers have had to bear...

Cricket SA treated players despicably — and those who appointed Thabang Moroe are still there...

 2020-02-17 17:07 

News24

Your weather watch | Thundershowers aplenty on what will be a warm Tuesday...

Conditions on Tuesday will be warm across much of the country with the South African Weather Service issuing a warning for thundershowers in some provinces....

 2020-02-17 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

What must I do? ... I've been hacked!...

Focus on corporate risks and acceptable use policies is lost on the user. Referring only to the policy will not influence staff to adjust behaviour....

 2020-02-17 16:55 

Standard Digital

Former Manchester United goalkeeper dead...

Gregg - who also won 25 caps for Northern Ireland during his career - helped rescue teammates following the 1958 plane crash which tragically killed 2...

 2020-02-17 16:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Suspected Kidnappers Demand UGX 400,000 Ransom for 16-year old Boy in Elegu...

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim's mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim's contact before he is released....

 2020-02-17 16:42 

News24

Mother accused of strangling baby granted R1 000 bail...

A Durban woman who is accused of strangling what is believed to be a newborn baby, is granted bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court....

 2020-02-17 16:40 

News24

In US politics, height matters and Trump knows it...

When Donald Trump literally belittles his perceived enemies - by mocking their stature - he is weaponizing a long-standing maxim of US presidential politics: taller guys tend to win the White House....

 2020-02-17 16:40 

News24

WATCH | Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world...

The Chinese health department said the death toll in the country alone had reached 1 770 as of the end of Sunday...

 2020-02-17 16:40 

News24

Burnt to the bone: Uganda's acid attack survivors seek justice...

Ugandan university student Linette Kirungi was on her way to class when she heard footsteps behind her. The next thing she felt was liquid on her face - then burning agony....

 2020-02-17 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SONA2020: Ramaphosa's cannabis plan plants a brighter future...

Last week's State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the future of cannabis in South Africa....

 2020-02-17 16:25 

Daily Nation

Global federation to make Kenya shooting hub...

Lisin was visiting Kenya for the first time....

 2020-02-17 16:25 

Daily Nation

Earning public trust key among WHO's to-do items for 2020...

The list reflects a deep concern leaders are failing to invest enough resources in core priorities...

 2020-02-17 16:18 

The New Humanitarian

In the news: At least 22 dead in Cameroon village attack...

A UN official said 14 children were among those killed, as violence rises in the country's restive English-speaking regions....

 2020-02-17 16:16 

Daily Nation

New task force takes new approach in efforts to solve mental health crisis...

The task force has also taken a new approach — community and public engagement...

 2020-02-17 16:14 

Business Live

Moody's cuts SA growth forecast...

Credit ratings agency now expects the economy to l grow 0.7% in 2020 from 1% and 0.9% in 2021...

 2020-02-17 16:13 

Business Live

LETTER: From shareholder capitalism to the stakeholder variety...

Proposals for new ways to disclose company behaviour in society may present an opportunity for small business...

 2020-02-17 16:13 

Business Live

Mamelodi Sundowns aim to pile the pressure on stuttering Kaizer Chiefs...

Pitso Mosimane's team can cut Amakhosi's lead to four points on Wednesday...

 2020-02-17 16:13 

Business Live

Bond market endorses Ghana as cedi surges to best-performing currency in the world...

Reforms started by the West African nation three years ago bear fruit as Ghana becomes the best-performing African market...

 2020-02-17 16:08 

News24

In 7 working days, City of Cape Town can enforce bylaws on refugees living outside church...

In seven working days, the City of Cape Town can enforce its bylaws on the refugees and asylum seekers living outside the Central Methodist Mission church on Greenmarket Square in Cape Town, the Western Cape High Court has ruled....

 2020-02-17 16:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Joint Security Agencies Arrest 7 Suspects, Recover Stolen UPDF Gun...

The UPDF soldier whose gun was stolen was attached to the home of Mityana deputy Resident District Commissioner. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, earlier said the gun was stolen on February 13 and later used in robbery of a mobile money operator in Muben...

 2020-02-17 16:00 

Daily Nation

Sh40bn arms racket: Defence ministry denies involvement...

Defence ministry states its position after claims it was involved in the scandal....

 2020-02-17 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

China's digital marketing industry maintains growth amid epidemic...

Due to the closure of public places of entertainment, games, short videos and other online products have become the first choice of entertainment for Chinese....

 2020-02-17 15:56 

Standard Digital

Bomet man arrested over terror message post arraigned...
 2020-02-17 15:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Boda boda Rider Arrested over Bugiri Sheikh Murder...

Pamela Ajilong, the Busoga East regional CID who addressed journalists at their Iganga based regional headquarters on Monday evening says the rider is alleged to have transported the shooter from the crime scene under the cover of darkness....

 2020-02-17 15:48 

Daily Nation

Tourism blamed for littering in oceans...

Initiative to curb plastic waste...

 2020-02-17 15:48 

Daily Nation

Patients who smoke at risk of problems during surgery...

Study links this to nicotine and carbon monoxide...

 2020-02-17 15:47 

Daily Nation

Poor mental health puts school going children at risk of exclusion: Study...

Poor mental health could lead to exclusion of school going children, study finds...

 2020-02-17 15:34 

Standard Digital

Munya: Don't worry about the locusts, they'll soon die of old age...

The ministry had trained youth in 21 counties to spray the locusts....

 2020-02-17 15:31 

Standard Digital

Malian International Moussa Marega subtitutes himself after racist chants...

Porto star Moussa Marega substituted himself out of his side's match with Vitoria after allegedly being racially abused by the crowd....

 2020-02-17 15:31 

Daily Nation

Lamu ambulance driver withdrawn after fuel mishap...

The driver tried to refuel the vehicle in Mpeketoni Town with a patient on board....

 2020-02-17 15:30 

Daily Nation

Oil-rich UAE prepares to push button on nuclear power plant...

Some facts about Barakah nuclear power plant, which will begin operations soon....

 2020-02-17 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Petra Diamonds warns of coronavirus hit as retail stores close...

Petra Diamonds warned the coronavirus outbreak had hurt demand in the diamond market....

 2020-02-17 15:20 

Standard Digital

MVP award named after Kobe Bryant...

NBA Commissioner confirms the most valuable player award of the annual All-Star Game will be renamed in honour of basketball legend Kobe Bryant after...

 2020-02-17 15:20 

Daily Nation

EU gloomy about reviving Libya naval mission...

A number of countries were still against the plan, foreign ministers say....

 2020-02-17 15:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Poor State of Abattoir Irks Kigorobya Butchers...

On average, 10 cows are slaughtered at the abattoir each day for public consumption in the town council and Kigorobya Sub County. The town council charges Shillings 12,000 as slaughter fees for each cow....

 2020-02-17 15:18 

Business Live

LETTER: If banks can't rely on property as security, the economy will die...

The effects of expropriation without compensation are still not fully understood...

 2020-02-17 15:18 

Business Live

Faf steps down to assist new leadership of Proteas...

Du Plessis says it will be in the best interests of SA cricket for him to relinquish the captaincy...

 2020-02-17 15:18 

Business Live

Oil traders rent storage as Chinese needs decline...

Firms have stashed their crude surplus in South Korea as coronavirus slows demand...

 2020-02-17 15:18 

Business Live

Afghanistan to reveal election results five months after polls...

Recount results in a purge of nearly 1-million votes due to irregularities...

 2020-02-17 15:14 

Standard Digital

Ministry of Defence 'knew nothing about fake Sh39b arms deal'...

Ministry reiterated all documents and content displayed in the media in the matter did not originate from the MoD....

 2020-02-17 15:11 

Daily Nation

KU continue to falter in NUBL...

It was another weekend of humiliation for KU in the league's round two matches....

 2020-02-17 15:08 

Business Report (IOL)

The waiting game is over for PoPI Act...

The information regulator is pushing for the remaining provisions of the PoPI Act to be finalised and come into effect by April 1....

 2020-02-17 15:05 

News24

Witness to blow lid on Dudu Myeni: 'My evidence will not favour her', Mr X tells Zondo commission...

An in-camera witness appearing before the commission of inquiry into state capture testifies that his evidence will destroy his relationship with former SAA head Dudu Myeni as "it will not favour her"....

 2020-02-17 15:00 

Standard Digital

Long layoff makes it tough for Pogba- Solskjaer...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says French midfielder Paul Pogba has been......

 2020-02-17 14:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Cascade Factory Workers Strike...

Mary Egwang, a casual laborer at the factory complained of sexual harassment by their supervisors....

 2020-02-17 14:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Isimba Dam Bridge Construction was Altered for Security Reasons - Govt...

Government and the Isimba Dam contractor have said the plans for the Isimba Dam bridge was altered from on top of the dam for security reasons....

 2020-02-17 14:52 

Daily Nation

WHO adds new drugs to boost reproductive health...

WHO lists essential drugs...

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