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 2018-07-23 13:40 

Business Live

Emirates has no plans to invest in struggling SAA...

The national airline is hoping for an investor to save it from financial disaster and avoid more government bailouts, but the Gulf carrier has ruled out being its saviour...

 2018-07-23 13:36 

Uganda Radio Network

KCCA Constructing Roads for Diversion of Namirembe Road Traffic...

Most of the roads that have been earmarked for construction for diversion of the traffic are situated in Kisenyi and Old Kampala. KCCA Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi today toured the roads that are being constructed. Musisi says many other roads will...

 2018-07-23 13:30 

Uganda Radio Network

One Inmate Dead, Two Injured in Moroto...

Information obtained by URN from Moroto hospital shows that Locha picked a quarrel with his cellmate identified as David Ochen, which degenerated into a fight. It is reported that after injuring Ochen who is admitted at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, ...

 2018-07-23 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sappi's latest R7 billion upgrade to help boost KwaZulu-Natal economy...

SAPPI, a producer of dissolving wood pulp and paper company, announced major upgrades at its Saiccor Mill in Umkomaas in Durban worth R7 billion...

 2018-07-23 13:28 

Daily Nation

Djibouti border dispute could roil Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal...

Growing rapprochement between Ethiopian PM and Eritrean president seems to have angered Djibouti...

 2018-07-23 13:27 

News24

Terror at old age home after disabled man, 89, stabbed to death...

Elderly residents are concerned about their safety after an 89-year-old disabled man was stabbed to death in his room at a retirement home in the city....

 2018-07-23 13:27 

News24

WATCH: Woman killed and 13 others hurt in Toronto mass shooting...

One woman has died and 13 others have been shot in Toronto, after a gunman opened fire on members of the public in the Greektown area of the city on Sunday....

 2018-07-23 13:20 

Business Report (IOL)

6th BRICS Business Council meeting celebrates achievements...

The meeting was attended by over 400 representatives from the business communities of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa....

 2018-07-23 13:16 

News24

We're doing all we can to end long wait in Home Affairs queues Gigaba...

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says his department is doing all it can to end the long wait in queues at their various branches across the country....

 2018-07-23 13:15 

Uganda Radio Network

The Changing Face of the Bodaboda Industry...

With just an application, installed on a smartphone, one can easily get an estimate for the journey before calling a ride. The app indicates how long the rider will take before picking the passenger and puts the passenger and the rider in direct contact, ...

 2018-07-23 13:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Malawian National Arrested Trafficking Heroine...

Preliminary police findings show that Mukwate traveled to Uganda from Malawi by road carrying the suspected heroine and booked a flight with Ethiopian Airlines destined for New Delhi on Saturday upon his arrival in Kampala....

 2018-07-23 13:06 

Daily Nation

Two workers die in Kisii after quarry collapses on them...

Workers killed as boulder hanging precariously on the quarry roof comes tumbling....

 2018-07-23 13:01 

Mail & Guardian

De Lille motion of no confidence goes ahead despite concerns of irregularities...

A motion of no confidence in Patricia de Lille will be tabled on Thursday despite allegations of due process being flouted...

 2018-07-23 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Land grab threat deterrent may foreign investment...

Despite the vocal orientation of South Africa's foreign policy elsewhere relations with Europe remain of seminal importance, writes Terence Corrigan....

 2018-07-23 12:56 

Daily Nation

Kenya Airways inks parts and services deal with Boeing...

The deal is meant to improve KQ's fleet's reliability and turnaround time....

 2018-07-23 12:56 

Daily Nation

Cuban legislature adopts new constitution...

Cubans to vote on new constitution recognising market economics later this year....

 2018-07-23 12:51 

Mail & Guardian

Chinese woman's online snake purchase proves deadly...

The young woman in the northern province of Shaanxi died eight days after being bitten by the many-banded krait...

 2018-07-23 12:49 

Daily Nation

Amid all the gloom in Kenya, this NTSA office still works...

Friendly staff, efficient service at NTSA left me yearning for a Kenya that works this way....

 2018-07-23 12:48 

Standard Digital

Survey: 60 percent of teens feel pressure to look 'perfect' on social media...

Around 60 per cent of teens admit they feel pressure to look 'perfect' on social media, and it appears that glamorous influencers may be to blame....

 2018-07-23 12:47 

Standard Digital

'Huge attack' on Somali military base...

Al-Shabaab says it has killed 27 soldiers, but there is no independent confirmation of casualties....

 2018-07-23 12:47 

Standard Digital

Researcher hails Egerton University -Confucius institute partnership...

A Chinese medical researcher Prof.Tian Shengxun welcomes move by Egerton University to partner with China's Confucius Institute...

 2018-07-23 12:47 

Standard Digital

Regulator revokes licences of rogue courier companies...

Communications Authority of Kenya has revoked the licences of 12 courier firms that it said had been operating in a rogue manner....

 2018-07-23 12:47 

Standard Digital

MP reveals plan to save Ruth Kamande from death penalty...

The legislator stated that plans were underway to abolish the death penalty as the accused has already lost her entire life (life imprisonment)...

 2018-07-23 12:47 

Mail & Guardian

Eskom reveals billion rand losses in annual financial results...

Eskom's irregular expenditure, identified under the terms of the Public Finance Management Act, rose to just under R20-billion...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

Business Live

About 330 sewer blockages per day in Cape Town cost the city R170m a year...

City official Xanthea Limberg says residents are abusing the sewerage system, with items including garden chairs and car engines being found discarded...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

Business Live

Systems are down 20 times a month at Home Affairs due to power outages...

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the downtimes due to power cuts and problems with Telkom lines affected the department's service delivery...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

Business Live

AngloGold Ashanti appoints Barrick's Kelvin Dushnisky as CEO...

The company has replaced departing CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan with the president of the world's number one gold producer...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

Business Live

As dollar picks up again, gold slides towards one-year low...

A war of words between US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani helped to lift prices only briefly...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

News24

Mexico arrests construction overseer of collapsed school...

Mexican police have arrested the construction supervisor who oversaw work at an elementary school that collapsed in Mexico City during a September earthquake....

 2018-07-23 12:39 

Business Live

Brics loans to Eskom and Transnet in the spotlight ahead of summit...

Civil Brics Forum says their poor financial track records should have disqualified them for loans from the New Development Bank...

 2018-07-23 12:39 

Business Live

Duduzane Zuma is in Dubai but 'will be back' his lawyer assures...

Rudi Krause says Zuma's bail conditions specifically provide for him to travel, and returning to Dubai is in compliance with those...

 2018-07-23 12:30 

Daily Nation

'Dangerous complacency' feared as AIDS conference opens...

New HIV infections, while down overall, have surged in some parts of the world....

 2018-07-23 12:29 

Daily Nation

Froome ready to give up yellow jersey dream for Thomas...

Thomas said for now, the team is united....

 2018-07-23 12:29 

Mail & Guardian

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa woos white voters with reassurances...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has acknowledged the disastrous results of his predecessor's "land reform" in a bid to win over white voters...

 2018-07-23 12:26 

IRIN

For refugees in Sudan, fears surround probe into UN resettlement fraud...

The investigation process leaves witnesses vulnerable to harassment by Sudanese officials and local UNHCR staff, dozens of refugees say...

 2018-07-23 12:21 

Daily Nation

Shabaab attacks cripple phone services in parts of Garissa...

Two weeks ago Al-Shabaab damaged a Safaricom mast in Hamey, Dadaab....

 2018-07-23 12:11 

Daily Nation

35 Ethiopians charged with illegal stay...

Illegal immigrants says they were fleeing clashes in their country....

 2018-07-23 12:08 

Mail & Guardian

Resistance to genetically modified seeds in Africa...

There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead...

 2018-07-23 12:07 

News24

Gunman in Trader Joe's standoff was feuding with grandmother...

A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking hostages inside a Los Angeles Trader Joe's....

 2018-07-23 12:06 

News24

Maimane bemoans Zuma's growing legal fees being paid by taxpayers...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has again bemoaned the reported growing cost of former president Jacob Zuma's corruption case to taxpayers....

 2018-07-23 12:05 

News24

'Prophet' arrested after 'failing to bring a dead man back to life'...

An Ethiopian man claiming to be a prophet capable of resurrecting the dead, has reportedly been arrested after he failed to "bring back a dead man back to life"....

 2018-07-23 12:05 

News24

Malian forces 'kill 11 jihadists' in clashes following ambush...

Malian troops have killed 11 jihadists who had ambushed them in the centre of the country, in clashes that also left one soldier dead, the defence ministry says....

 2018-07-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Economic prospects are looking much brighter...

The investments sought by South Africa through President Cyril Ramaphosa's special investment envoys is intended to support inclusive growth....

 2018-07-23 11:56 

Mail & Guardian

Taxi violence: Santaco decries lack of justice...

Santaco blames the transport department's permit issuing procedures for increased taxi violence...

 2018-07-23 11:50 

Business Report (IOL)

Loan covenants triggered after irregular expenditure - Eskom...

Eskom said on Monday some loan covenants were triggered after irregular expenditure of around R20 billion was reported....

 2018-07-23 11:47 

Standard Digital

Consumers back Uhuru on Mau Forest evictions...

COFEK has asked President Uhuru to form an inter-ministerial working group on re-afforestation and reclamation of all riparian land...

 2018-07-23 11:44 

Business Report (IOL)

How to become a cryptocurrency investor with just R70...

For just R70, you can join Africa's own cryptocurrency rush: Here's how......

 2018-07-23 11:43 

Mail & Guardian

Five key dates in the Mesut zil saga...

Here are the key moments that culminated in Mesut Ozil's bombshell announcement he was retiring from international football...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

Business Live

Mexican leftist appeals to 'anti-establishment' Trump, seeks new Nafta deal...

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in an upbeat letter to Trump, says he wants to 'start a new chapter in the relationship between Mexico and the US'...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

Business Live

Zim poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race...

A new survey says the opposition MDC-Alliance is rapidlyclosing the gap on the ruling party, casting doubts on a clear-cut victory for the post-Mugabe Zanu-PF...

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