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 2020-04-01 05:52 

Standard Digital

Counties face up to reality of missed budget deadlines...

The assembly was already running behind schedule as the CFSP should have been tabled by February 28....

 2020-04-01 05:45 

Daily Nation

No more BBI rallies as money diverted to fight coronavirus...

Money to be used on masks, ventilators and ICU facilities....

 2020-04-01 05:44 

News24

SA will not build new hospitals China-style, but will use existing state facilities...

South Africa will not be building new hospitals to cope with possible increases in the number of Covid-19 cases of hospitalisation. Government has approved several possible new sites to be turned into quarantine facilities....

 2020-04-01 05:33 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Russian doctor who met Putin last week diagnosed with coronavirus...
 2020-04-01 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Is the SA Reserve Bank doing Quantitative Easing?...

The time for QE is long overdue and the Covid-19 has added more urgency....

 2020-04-01 05:06 

News24

US virus deaths pass 4 000: Johns Hopkins...

The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4 000 early Wednesday, more than double the number from three days earlier, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-01 05:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Chinese Firms Donate UGX 98M To Nakaseke For COVID19 Fight...

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka, the Nakaseke LC 5 Chairperson, says the cases had overwhelmed the health department yet they didn't have money to finance the taskforce....

 2020-04-01 05:02 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Virus: the world faces its worst crisis since 1945, America will suffer...

United States President Donald Trump asked his fellow citizens to prepare, like Europe, for "very, very painful" weeks in the face of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

BUSINESS/PARTNERS ready to take applications for the Rupert funding this week...

The disruption brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many small and medium-sized enterprises across the world uncertain about their future....

 2020-04-01 05:00 

Daily Nation

Officers under scrutiny over killing of Sh72m ATM heist suspect...

Wycliffe Vincent Owuor was killed with a single bullet to the chest last week....

 2020-04-01 05:00 

Daily Nation

For better or worse: Love under curfew...

Couples that don't get along likely to destroy each other, says psychologist...

 2020-04-01 04:57 

Standard Digital

Pandemic: Past week has shown even health workers are scared...

Everyday, when my phone buzzes with a call or a message, I hold my breath, hoping it is not news of another victim of the virus....

 2020-04-01 04:55 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Coronavirus infects 29 medical workers at Mexico hospital...

Nearly 30 medical workers at a hospital in northern Mexico have been infected with coronavirus...

 2020-04-01 04:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Car Owners in Gulu Plead for Movement Permits...

Jane Angom Mujoma, Speak FM Station Manager told URN that she spent over four hours at the RDC's office before she was cleared to drive her vehicle to ferry her staffs to and from home....

 2020-04-01 04:53 

News24

Govt searches for MSC Orchestra holidaymakers after 2 Covid-19 cases - 'You are a contact'...

The national health department is looking for anyone who was onboard two MSC Orchestra Cruise Liners that travelled earlier this year, after two passengers tested positive for the Covid-19 virus....

 2020-04-01 04:43 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

From bartering to begging for relief, struggling Americans confront April rent...

New York hair stylist Vanessa Karim has not worked since March 21, when the state closed all salons to slow the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-01 04:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Shock as Security Gets More Money for Corona Virus Fight...

Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combatin...

 2020-04-01 04:36 

Daily Nation

Italy doctors warn of 'bio bombs' from patients sent to care homes...

Over 28,000 people in hospital with more than 4,000 in intensive care....

 2020-04-01 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA corporates pledge financial support to fight coronavirus in SA...

South Africa's large corporates on Tuesday continued to pledge financial support to the aid the government's response to the Covid-19 crisis....

 2020-04-01 04:20 

Standard Digital

Athletics: Adak boss asks runners to adhere to anti-doping regulations...

Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) has called on athletes to stick to anti-doping regulations as they protect themselves from coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 04:14 

Daily Nation

Uganda's Covid-19 cases rise to 44 as 11 children test positive...

Museveni says the choir members had travelled outside Uganda....

 2020-04-01 04:13 

News24

Coronavirus and local stores: 'When a customer sneezes, cashiers freeze'...

A supermarket owner News24 spoke to on condition of anonymity said the fear and anxiety were becoming so bad that he decided to introduce a new rule: anybody wanting to shop at the store must put something over their mouth....

 2020-04-01 04:00 

Daily Nation

Weak KPA systems a cash cow for cartels, errant staff...

Several contracts extended illegally after the lapse of their expiry period....

 2020-04-01 04:00 

Daily Nation

Munya: We'll import four million bags of white and yellow maize...

There are fears of fertiliser shortages since many countries in Europe and Asia are on lockdown....

 2020-04-01 04:00 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 vaccine trials on humans five months away...

Hope for the world as American firm says tests will begin in September...

 2020-04-01 04:00 

Standard Digital

Puzzle of FKF election 'blunders', Sh215m OB project and Fifa about-turn on Kenya...

Despite breaking every rule in the book, Fifa or is it Veron Mosengo-Omba willing to keep blundering FKF officials in office....

 2020-04-01 03:59 

News24

Melanie Verwoerd | Lockdown Day 6: We are all grieving...

One thing we know for sure is that this fearful plague will not last forever and when it is all over, those of us who survive will inevitably find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd ....

 2020-04-01 03:32 

Daily Nation

Kenyans in South Africa tell of life in Covid-19 lockdown...

Maina now wishes he is with his family in Nyeri....

 2020-04-01 03:30 

Daily Nation

Hatimy asks Fifa to form committee to organise FKF polls...

Hatimy asked Fifa to instead show leadership for the sake of the local game....

 2020-04-01 03:29 

News24

Covid-19: 'We can't stay inside when we have no toilets'...

Joshua Matshidiso, 68, had both legs amputated due to an infection in 2010. On Monday 30 March, he joined other social grant beneficiaries who rose before sunrise to collect their grants at a nearby retailer pay point in Dunoon, Milnerton, Cape Town....

 2020-04-01 03:19 

Business Live

World sport on this day, April 1...

From football to icy hockey, here are 10 standout events from the past 22 years...

 2020-04-01 03:19 

Business Live

ANDREA BURGENER: When it comes to cleanliness, best do away with gloves...

Gloves make little sense when used to stop the spread of pathogens....

 2020-04-01 03:19 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Farewell to the father of the wine investment market...

Michael Broadbent was probably the last direct link to wines from the mid-18th century...

 2020-04-01 03:10 

Daily Nation

Kenya Rugby League dreams big...

Nyakwaka noted that it's not too early to face continental powerhouse South Africa....

 2020-04-01 03:08 

Daily Nation

Why new Olympics date delights Atuka...

The coronavirus outbreak saw the summer games rescheduled....

 2020-04-01 03:00 

Daily Nation

Al Attiyah the latest big name to show interest in the Safari Rally...

It is refreshing to continue hearing that the 2020 World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally is attracting attention from an array of drivers, the latest being three-time Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al Attiyah who has expressed his desire to attempt the c...

 2020-04-01 02:50 

Daily Nation

Mwendwa should just read the game right and call for a substitution...

The lovers of the game, and they are many, will not let you get away with it....

 2020-04-01 02:40 

Daily Nation

Why KPA teams are in jitters...

Manduku appointed a 12-member task force made up of sports stakeholders....

 2020-04-01 02:30 

Daily Nation

When will Michael Jordan NBA's documentary debut?...

The Last Dance" originally was expected to debut in early June....

 2020-04-01 01:50 

Daily Nation

Gor Mahia officials on the spot after Sh3,000 payment...

The club has promised that the players will receive their full salary next week....

 2020-03-31 22:12 

News24

Coronavirus claims life of decorated scientist Professor Gita Ramjee...

The coronavirus has claimed the life of an influential, decorated and award-winning South African scientist....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Amend Vet Act to improve livestock sector...

More than 60 per cent of the country's livestock is reared in the ASAL counties....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Prioritise merit, efficiency...

KPA is a national asset that must be properly managed....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Let's rethink teaching methodologies...

Thinglink allows educators to create interactive images with music, sounds, text and photographs....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Where are our Bloombergs and Jack Mas when we need them?...

I keep wondering whether this economy is capable of surviving a protracted lockdown....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 outbreak is more than a pandemic; it's a game changer...

Containing it is a pre-requisite to anything else....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

Daily Nation

Let board raise cash but account for it...

Enormous resources are required to respond to the emergency....

 2020-03-31 21:47 

Business Live

Covid-19 cases are rising 'slower than expected'...

However, Zweli Mkhize warns it is too early to gauge the effect of the national lockdown...

 2020-03-31 21:47 

Business Live

Hanratty takes Sanlam's helm during a critical time for SA...

Current CEO Ian Kirk will remain with the group until the end of the year...

 2020-03-31 21:47 

Business Live

SA passes first post-Moody's test with record bond auction demand...

The bid-to-cover ratio, a proxy for investor demand, was almost twice that of last week's auction, despite SA's new junk status rating...

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