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 2019-02-23 11:32 

News24

Hundreds in Tshwane left in the dark after substation struck by lightning...

Hundreds of Tshwane residents were left in the dark after the Brakfontein substation went up in flames following a lightning strike....

 2019-02-23 11:27 

Standard Digital

Tragedy as student dies after being rescued from a swimming pool...

A swimming excursion at a popular hotel in Eldoret turned tragic when a university student died after suddenly developing an illness in the pool....

 2019-02-23 11:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Lack of District Service Commission Hindering Service Delivery in Kapelebyong...

Last week, the Chief Administrative Officer Kapelebyong, Nasser Mukiibi said the newly created District is at risk of losing close to 1.2 billion shillings that was allocated for staff recruitment and implementation of activities....

 2019-02-23 11:05 

Daily Nation

EATING OUT: Everything from soup to nuts...

The place was fully packed by the time we got there at around 1pm....

 2019-02-23 11:03 

Daily Nation

MANTALK: Encounter with a wife batterer...

"He's trying to kill me!" the woman screamed....

 2019-02-23 11:03 

Daily Nation

The rise of the pregnant consumer...

Are pregnant women becoming the new cash cow in the market?...

 2019-02-23 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

AutoNation misses profit, revenue estimates; names new Chief Executive...

AutoNation reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, as the retailer sold fewer new vehicles and named a new chief executive officer....

 2019-02-23 10:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Bwindi Health Centre III in Appalling State...

Dr Abdon Birungi, the Rubanda District Health Officer says that the district cant address the challenges faced by the facility due to lack of funds. Birungi says that the sub-county should instead mobilise residents to construct a bathroom at the facility...

 2019-02-23 10:48 

Daily Nation

KPL LIVE: Leaders Bandari host Nzoia, limping Leopards welcome Mathare...

Nicholas Muyoti will make his touchline debut with Kakamega Homeboyz at Bukhungu ....

 2019-02-23 10:47 

News24

WATCH: Thousands rally to end India's rape shame stigma...

Thousands of people attend a rally in the Indian capital to shine a light on victim blaming in rape and sexual assault cases, something campaigners say allows perpetrators to get off scot-free....

 2019-02-23 10:42 

Standard Digital

Continental airlines body roots for open skies...

The African airspace is poised for greater heights if liberalisation of skies for carriers is realised, according to a continental airlines body....

 2019-02-23 10:39 

News24

Numsa backs 'naturally superior' Caster Semenya...

The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa has come out in support of South African athlete Caster Semenya, declaring that she is "naturally superior"....

 2019-02-23 10:35 

Daily Nation

Joseph Kori released, goes mall shopping...

Taxi driver and Kori's mistress are still in police custody....

 2019-02-23 10:34 

Daily Nation

Fernando, Mendis star as Sri Lanka claim historic win in South Africa...

The unheralded Sri Lankans became the first team from Asia to win a Test series in South Africa....

 2019-02-23 10:33 

Daily Nation

Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'...

The Church is facing a crisis which has touched many countries worldwide....

 2019-02-23 10:11 

Daily Nation

Officer who helped Boniface Murage explains kind act...

Yes, he made a wrong choice but he didn't choose to be poor....

 2019-02-23 10:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Public Universities to Get UGX 12.8 Billion for Salary Enhancement...

Rev. Dr. Grace Lubaale, the Chairperson of the Forum for Academic Staff of Public Universities -FASPU, says their position has been communicated to government through line ministries to ensure a Professor reaches 15million shillings in the next financial ...

 2019-02-23 10:01 

Daily Nation

THE DISH: Why I love cafes...

I often sit at a cafe, watching locals pass by and sipping coffee, or something stronger....

 2019-02-23 10:00 

Daily Nation

Sudan editor detained after comment on emergency: family...

Security service also confiscates entire print run of Saturday's edition of Al-Tayar....

 2019-02-23 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Namibia's economic growth prospects to remain dull...

Simonis Storm Securities (SSS) on Thursday in a Fixed Income and Economics report stated that the economy needs drastic reform....

 2019-02-23 10:00 

Daily Nation

End of an era as African Heritage Festival set to stage final show...

Alan Donovan has devoted a lifetime promoting African art....

 2019-02-23 09:49 

News24

DA says it is ready to govern as supporters gather for manifesto launch...

The DA said it is ready to govern South Africa, and its readiness will be reflected in the manifesto the party is launching at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg....

 2019-02-23 09:42 

Standard Digital

Sistema.bio founder visits regional offices in Kenya...

Sistema.bio CEO is on a two weeks tour in the country as he checks on new regional field offices, interact with farmers and other partners in Kenya...

 2019-02-23 09:40 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Soldiers Cautioned Against Drunkenness...

Leopold Kyanda, the Joint Chief of Staff-Land Forces also emphasized the need for soldiers to desist from having multiple sex partners that expose them to HIV/AIDS scourge which he said remains one of the challenges UPDF is grappling with....

 2019-02-23 09:27 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Fake news: Kim and Trump lookalikes draw crowds...

The impersonators were surrounded by reporters and television cameras at the hotel...

 2019-02-23 09:26 

Daily Nation

DP Ruto expected to grace National Cross Country Championships...

Legendary athletes led by Dr Kipchoge Keino, Catherine Ndereba and Ishmael Hussein are among those gracing the event....

 2019-02-23 09:21 

News24

WATCH: Rival border concerts held for Venezuela...

Government and opposition stage rival events on either side of the border with Colombia....

 2019-02-23 09:20 

Uganda Radio Network

SACCO Board Chairperson Suspended...

His suspension was ordered by the registrar of cooperatives Joseph William Kitandwe, who also ordered for a forensic audit into the cooperatives books of accounts after a revelation that they could not account for over 600 million shillings....

 2019-02-23 09:16 

Daily Nation

Irungu Kang'ata's mother dies from diabetes, hypertension...

Margaret Wangechi Irungu succumbs to diabetes and hypertension....

 2019-02-23 09:08 

Daily Nation

Three McLaren personnel treated after garage fire in Barcelona...

The first pre-season test finished on Thursday....

 2019-02-23 09:06 

Daily Nation

WOMAN OF PASSION: She rules the airwaves from home...

She quit her job in an oil company and launched her online radio station...

 2019-02-23 09:06 

Daily Nation

Anguish as Ekeza Sacco sinks with Sh1 billion in savings...

Disappointed members ask the government to help them recover their investments....

 2019-02-23 09:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Observer, URA in Talks over Tax Dispute...

On Wednesday, URA sealed off the offices of The Observer at Tagore Crescent in Kamwokya Kampala for alleged non-tax compliance. A team of URA enforcement officers stormed the offices and locked the main gates with seals....

 2019-02-23 09:03 

Daily Nation

HEART ADVICE: Could he be seeing another woman?...

This week's reader is wondering what to do after her man said he needs space....

 2019-02-23 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

#Budget2019: Papering over the cracks, but is it enough?...

Perhaps the biggest surprise was with less than three months to the general election a budget that was certainly not populist....

 2019-02-23 09:00 

Daily Nation

National drama and film festivals begin...

The film board plans to use the event to identify and nurture talent beyond school....

 2019-02-23 09:00 

Daily Nation

How living in Dar made me fall in love with Kiswahili...

I started to learn Kiswahili to get along, but ended up in a lifelong relationship with it....

 2019-02-23 08:42 

Standard Digital

Militants attack Nigeria town before poll...

Suspected militants attack a northeastern town in Nigeria hours before presidential election polls opened...

 2019-02-23 08:30 

Daily Nation

We are obsessed with finding the next big writer...

Why must young writers be pitted against famous ones?...

 2019-02-23 08:21 

Business Report (IOL)

SA to develop Africa's largest tech hub...

Government is looking at developing the biggest tech hub in Africa, a coding and programming academy ... for the youth and start-ups in particular....

 2019-02-23 08:20 

News24

Lesufi's school bullying meeting postponed due to venue roof collapse...

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi's meeting with the Representative Council of Learners has been postponed due to the collapse of the auditorium rooftop at Rhema Bible Church in Johannesburg....

 2019-02-23 08:20 

Daily Nation

Why Mwalimu Bukenya is the actual guru of dialogic thinking...

Many of us are his students and mentees....

 2019-02-23 08:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Dr. Stella Nyanzi Appeals Against Her Sacking...

Through her lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde, Dr Nyanzi protests the decision of the Appointments Board. She argues that she was not given a fair hearing since the decisions to sack her were made in her absence....

 2019-02-23 08:10 

Daily Nation

Manchester City 'made illegal Sh26m Jadon Sancho agent payment'...

Sancho never made a first-team appearance for City....

 2019-02-23 08:09 

Daily Nation

Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised: officials...

At least 200 others hospitalised in the latest case of alcohol poisoning....

 2019-02-23 08:01 

News24

Isipingo wall collapse highlights need for strict controls in construction - council...

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) called for strict controls on construction sites as a police inquest continues into the deaths of three workers in a wall collapse in Isipingo....

 2019-02-23 08:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Why Bashir declared state of emergency...

Clashes between police and protesters break out as Omar al-Bashir announces measures...

 2019-02-23 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

South Africa to reach the fiscal cliff by 2042...

#Budget2019: The main takeaway from the budget speech is that the country is in trouble and needs to take proactive steps to recover....

 2019-02-23 08:00 

Daily Nation

TSC set to promote 20,000 teachers to managerial grades...

Some teachers have stagnated in one position for close to 15 years....

 2019-02-23 08:00 

Daily Nation

Duel on the ridges: Is Ngugi losing his younger readers?...

Debate in Limuru between father and son brings out the age differences in points of view...

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