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 2020-07-02 06:06 

Business Live

WATCH: How Steinhoff is navigating the fallout from the accounting scandal...

Steinhoff CFO Theodore De Klerk talks to Business Day TV about the group's turnaround strategy...

 2020-07-02 06:06 

Business Live

WATCH: How SA's manufacturing activity increased in June...

Absa senior economist Miyelani Maluleke talks to Business Day TV about the latest PMI data...

 2020-07-02 06:05 

Business Live

JSE could get a boost from rising Asian markets on Thursday...

Positive offshore economic data has buoyed sentiment, while locally GDP data was also slightly better than expected...

 2020-07-02 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Consumers concerned about shopper safety during Covid-19 pandemic...

Consumers are not just concerned about pricing, they are also concerned about the measures taken by retailers to ensure shopper safety....

 2020-07-02 06:00 

Standard Digital

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81-killed-in-violence-after-death-of-Ethiopian-singer...

Hachalu-Hundessa-whose-political-songs-gave-voice-to-the-Oromos-longstanding-sense-of-marginalisation-was-shot-dead-on-Monday-night...

 2020-07-02 06:00 

Standard Digital

Kalonzo cause of my woes, says Ngilu...

Ngilu claims Kalonzo giving instructions to his majority MCAs to topple her...

 2020-07-02 05:55 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Australia-considering-safe-haven-offer-to-Hong-Kongers...

Prime-Minister-said-the-situation-in-Hong-Kong-was-very-concerning-and-his-government-was-very-actively-considering-proposals-to-welcome-them...

 2020-07-02 05:54 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Military-deployed-in-Ethiopian-capital-after-more-than-80-killed-in-protests...

The-protests-were-sparked-by-the-assassination-of-popular-musician-Haacaaluu-Hundeessaa-on-Monday-night...

 2020-07-02 05:53 

News24

US virus cases smash daily record as global infections soar...

New daily coronavirus cases in the US have soared past 50 000 for the first time as the World Health Organisation delivered a grave warning....

 2020-07-02 05:46 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Judge-lifts-ban-on-tell-all-book-by-Trumps-niece...

The-new-book-will-explain-how-her-uncle-became-the-man-who-now-threatens-the-worlds-health-economic-security-and-social-fabric...

 2020-07-02 05:46 

News24

There is a Covid-19 'silver lining we need to look out for' - Ramaphosa...

In a virtual imbizo, President Cyril Ramaphosa seemingly tried to convince South Africans that the light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel is not an oncoming train, without downplaying the magnitude of the pandemic....

 2020-07-02 05:45 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

At-least-50-dead-in-landslide-at-Myanmar-jade-mine-officials-say...

Deadly-landslides-and-other-accidents-are-common-in-the-poorly-regulated-mines-of-Hpakant...

 2020-07-02 05:30 

Standard Digital

Eight in court over building approvals...

Suspects failed to obey an order by the National Construction Authority (NCA) to discontinue the construction of the building...

 2020-07-02 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Fortifying the African agri-food systems against exogenous shock...

The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as an indispensable arsenal in the fortifying of Africa's agri-food systems....

 2020-07-02 05:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Countries Taking Piecemeal Approach to COVID Face Long, Hard Road Ahead...

"Find, isolate, test and care for every case, trace and quarantine every contact, equip and train health workers and educate and empower communities to protect themselves and others. Not testing alone. Not physical distancing alone. Not contact tracin...

 2020-07-02 05:17 

Business Report (IOL)

China to strengthen financial support for enterprises...

China will focus on improving financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and local governments urged to give priority to supporting small and medium-sized banks that are capable of sustainable market-based operations....

 2020-07-02 05:10 

Business Live

Lockdown day 97: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rise by 8,124 new cases to 159,333...

 2020-07-02 05:07 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Twitter-removes-image-tweet-by-Trump-over-NYT-copyright-complaint...

The-original-tweet-by-Trump-issued-on-June-30-showed-a-meme-that-read-In-reality-theyre-not-after-me-theyre-after-you-Im-just-in-the-way...

 2020-07-02 05:04 

News24

Limpopo journalist's death sparks concern over PPE shortages...

The DA in Limpopo has condemned provincial health authorities after the Polokwane Hospital allegedly failed to dispatch an ambulance crew to the house of a local journalist - because it didn't have enough personal protective equipment....

 2020-07-02 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Tourism Business Council slams insurers for non-cover of clients...

The council said that by refusing to honour business interruption claims, insurers were destroying the livelihoods of millions of people who depend on the sectors....

 2020-07-02 04:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Kampala Minister Extend Kitaka's Tenure...

In her June 25th letter, the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs says they agreed with the Public Service Ministry that Kitaka, whose tenure expired on June 18th, stays in office as the recruitment process for the substantive ED is ongoing....

 2020-07-02 04:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Attorney General to Table New Political Parties Regulations...

William Byaruhanga said that he will present the regulations on Thursday for debate and possible approval....

 2020-07-02 04:57 

News24

City of Cape Town suspends metro police officers who dragged naked man from bath...

The City of Cape Town has suspended four metro police officers who were caught on camera manhandling a naked man in Khayelitsha....

 2020-07-02 04:39 

News24

Chiliboy Ralepelle: This is not how I thought my career would end...

Chiliboy Ralepelle told Sport24 he was saddened by the eight-year ban handed to him by an independent doping tribunal, who found him guilty of doping....

 2020-07-02 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

BLSA: We need to provide hope...

At the start of this year, our most pressing demand of the state was that it rein in its widening budget deficit and cut expenditure....

 2020-07-02 04:27 

News24

Popo Molefe, not the ANC NEC, had the power to act against Prasa corruption - Duarte...

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte said former Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe, not the ANC, had the power to act against corruption at Prasa....

 2020-07-02 04:26 

Uganda Radio Network

No Money to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kasaija...

Appearing on Wednesday to explain about the delay of payment of the traders, Kasaija said Government did not have money to pay the traders because it had deferred several other payments due to lack of money in the COVID-10 crisis....

 2020-07-02 04:16 

Business Live

Lockdown day 97: Pictures of the day...

Protesters of the #NoToVaccination group are seen outside the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. They are protesting against the coronavirus vaccine trials in Africa...

 2020-07-02 04:15 

Business Live

Rally to Read: The show must go on...

The personal touch of Rally to Read may be missing in 2020, but rural schools can't afford to lose sponsor support...

 2020-07-02 04:15 

Business Live

GIULIETTA TALEVI: How the business lunch hiatus killed deal-making...

I'm willing to bet my last Corona dollar that this is one factor behind a slump in global deal-making...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

PROFILE: Baptism of fire for AEEI's tough new chief executive...

Valentine Dzvova was promoted to the hot seat of a listed company weeks before lockdown in South Africa....

 2020-07-02 04:00 

Standard Digital

I'm fine after surgery, Raila assures Kenyans...

Opposition leader, who was seen jogging in a video clip, says he is feeling strong and rejuvenated...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

PROFILE: Baptism of fire for AEEI's tough new acting chief executive...

Valentine Dzvova was promoted to the hot seat of a listed company weeks before lockdown in South Africa....

 2020-07-02 03:45 

News24

Qaanitah Hunter | What's the fuss? Why the ANC will never take VBS corruption seriously...

Two ANC Limpopo leaders linked to corruption at VBS are returning to their positions, to the disbelief of some within the party, writes Qaanitah Hunter ....

 2020-07-02 03:37 

News24

Covid-19: 'She had so much life' - Daughter wants answers from Cape Town hospital after mom's death...

Grandmother Clara Solomons was admitted for surgery at Gatesville Melomed Hospital in May, after being diagnosed with the early stages of cancer. She died three weeks later from multiple organ failure, and tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-07-02 03:20 

Business Live

A bad week for Stanley Mathabatha...

Limpopo premier Stanley Mathabatha saw fit to lobby the ANC's NEC to have his deputy Florence Radzilani and treasurer-general Danny Msiza reinstated despite being implicated in VBS looting...

 2020-07-02 03:20 

Business Live

Mogoeng Mogoeng: aggravating an itch that doesn't exist...

Mogoeng Mogoeng's comment on Palestine, like Helen Zille's on racist legislation, was an unnecessary attempt to inject his skewed belief system into the national dialogue...

 2020-07-02 03:20 

Business Live

SAA's unsavoury audits...

A tender for SAA's in-flight savoury snacks shows just how internal and external audit processes, and forensic services, can go awry...

 2020-07-02 03:20 

Business Live

Mercenary taxi drivers call government's bluff...

The government's long-standing failure to regulate the taxi business has come home to roost...

 2020-07-02 03:20 

Business Live

Absa boss Daniel Mminele expects a painful recovery...

It is likely to be a long, hard slog, says Mminele...

 2020-07-02 03:19 

Business Live

Audi shows refreshed Q5 SUV...

It's spruce-up time for company's best-selling SUV...

 2020-07-02 03:19 

Business Live

Economists urge MPs to reject Tito Mboweni's budget...

A 100-strong group of experts believes much more spending, not cuts, is needed to address the crisis facing SA...

 2020-07-02 03:19 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: That the economy could have been worse off is no consolation...

The Covid-19 crisis means our leadership cannot continue with its wait-and-see approach...

 2020-07-02 03:00 

News24

Municipalities vs. Covid-19: How much more can buckling councils take?...

Continued governance and financial failures mean some municipalities meant to fight Covid-19 on the frontline cannot stop irregular spend, collect revenue, or deliver services....

 2020-07-02 03:00 

Standard Digital

Ill be out of here soon, embattled Maraga declares...

Maraga says hell stay put to the end of his tenure unlike his predecessor who left a year before his retirement...

 2020-07-02 02:35 

Standard Digital

KMCHR decries rights abuse and obstacles in access to justice...

Pain and pandemic: Commission said it documented 10 cases where lives were lost and 87 cases of degrading and inhuman treatment perpetrated by police...

 2020-07-02 02:35 

Standard Digital

KNCHR decries rights abuse and obstacles in access to justice...

Pain and pandemic: Commission said it documented 10 cases where lives were lost and 87 cases of degrading and inhuman treatment perpetrated by police...

 2020-07-01 22:43 

Business Live

Fed weighs providing greater clarity on rates to calm investors...

Minutes show the US economy is expected to need support 'for some time'...

 2020-07-01 21:46 

Business Live

CARTOON: Disputed territory...

Wednesday, July 1 2020...

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Samboja given two weeks to settle rent...

Voi Senior Resident Magistrate Fredrick Nyakundi directed Granton Samboja's administration to reach a settlement in two weeks....

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