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 2018-07-17 09:35 

News24

Zwelihle residents struggle to access emergency services during Hermanus protests...

Some Zwelihle residents claim they have not been able to access police and medical assistance since violent protests flared up in the Hermanus community....

 2018-07-17 09:32 

News24

Is 'Ramaphoria' working? Poll puts ANC support at 60%...

A new poll by market research firm Ipsos has the ANC polling at 60% support ahead of next year's elections....

 2018-07-17 09:29 

News24

Anger over 'callous' Magufuli remarks on prisoners...

Amnesty International has slammed Tanzanian President John Magufuli for ordering that prisoners be made to work "day and night" and be kicked if lazy....

 2018-07-17 09:24 

Mail & Guardian

Death threats and dismissals: Inside SITA's 'clean-up' probes...

Among several investigations relating to the agency are two which former president Jacob Zuma previously ordered...

 2018-07-17 09:23 

Daily Nation

Belgium's World Cup star hints at Tottenham departure...

He gave no assurances that his future lies in north London....

 2018-07-17 09:17 

News24

WATCH: The ways Trump and Putin see eye to eye...

From collusion and meddling to wanting US-Russia relations reset, the leaders were on the same page....

 2018-07-17 09:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Kamwenge Hand Washing Campaign Registers Success...

Tinah Kyomuhendo, a Community Health Worker at Kicheche health centre III, says that the facility no longer receives patients suffering from diarrhoea and dysentery....

 2018-07-17 09:15 

Daily Nation

John Magufuli says his party will rule 'forever'...

He says the opposition will "always have problems"....

 2018-07-17 09:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Father Takes Over Daughters Mayoral Campaigns in Njeru...

Charles Mutasingwa is now exploring villages, holding rallies and door-to-door meeting on behalf of her daughter Diana Kagyenyi Mutasingwa, who is undergoing treatment in Nairobi, for suspected poisoning. Diana was reportedly poisoned two weeks ago during...

 2018-07-17 09:12 

Daily Nation

Premier League club sponsorship deal 'hit by Chinese fraud'...

BYD revealed what it described as a plot to defraud advertising agencies....

 2018-07-17 09:09 

Business Live

Seven highlights from the Farnborough Air Show...

The first day of deal-making was closely fought between Airbus and Boeing, and political turbulence was centre stage...

 2018-07-17 09:09 

Business Live

Usain Bolt could swap spikes for studs with Australian soccer trial...

The sprint superstar has already trained with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and Norway's Stromsgodset as he pursues a dream of playing pro football...

 2018-07-17 09:09 

Business Live

JSE edges lower as global sentiment cools...

The local bourse is weaker, with Naspers leading the losses, while traders await inflation data and the outcome of the monetary policy committee meeting later in the week...

 2018-07-17 09:09 

Business Live

WATCH: Why things in the telecoms sector are looking up...

World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck talks to Business Day TV about regulatory risk in SA's telecoms sector...

 2018-07-17 09:07 

Daily Nation

Graca Machel: Mandela's 'long walk to freedom' has just begun...

Graca Machel says anniversary events should inspire people to take action to tackle inequality....

 2018-07-17 09:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya Railways revises SGR train schedule...

Kenya Railways has revised Madaraka Express train schedule to take effect on August 1...

 2018-07-17 09:00 

Standard Digital

Aquinas, Huruma students in court over foiled strike...

15 students are from Aquinas High School while the other three are from Huruma Girls in Nairobi....

 2018-07-17 09:00 

Standard Digital

Thugs raid family bank, steal money...

Family Bank has confirmed theft in its Ruiru branch leading to loss of money...

 2018-07-17 09:00 

Standard Digital

'Nani alituroga!' Moses Kuria laments after Obama visit...
 2018-07-17 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

It is expensive to be a millennial living in Jozi...

UBS has put together a list of things that are millennial must-haves in 2018....

 2018-07-17 08:59 

Standard Digital

Kenyans react to blackout during Kenya Power case...

Lawyer Harrison Kinyanjui was making an impassionate argument against the continued holding of his clients by the police terming it as detention witho...

 2018-07-17 08:56 

Daily Nation

Capping cost of credit is choking economic growth...

Jobs have been lost, especially in banks, and credit for small businesses has dried up, leading to adverse effects to the economy....

 2018-07-17 08:53 

Standard Digital

Kenya Power bosses freed on bail...

Kenya Power managers released on cash bail of Sh1m and bond of Sh3m each, ordered to deposit travel documents in court and report to DCI. ....

 2018-07-17 08:51 

Mail & Guardian

Manyi files for liquidation of Afro Voice, Afro Worldview...

The negative perception of its previous owners, the Guptas, persisted which also negatively impacted the company's financials, Manyi explained...

 2018-07-17 08:44 

Daily Nation

Mutua wants one county permit for filmmakers...

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) is pushing for review of the law to allow for single licensing for public filming and exhibition....

 2018-07-17 08:42 

Mail & Guardian

Death threats and dismissals: Inside SITA's 'clean-up' probes...

Among several investigations relating to the agency are two which former president Jacob Zuma previously ordered...

 2018-07-17 08:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Suspected Cattle Thief Arrested in Kiryandongo...

Albertine Region Police Spokesperson Julius Hakiza told Uganda Radio Network that Rwihakare invaded a Kraal belonging to one Mugisha, a resident of Kiryandongo and took off with 23 cows about two months. Police have been pursuing him since then....

 2018-07-17 08:40 

Daily Nation

Another bank robbery in Kiambu: Over Sh20m stolen...

Unknown people broke into the bank over the weekend and stole more than Sh20 million....

 2018-07-17 08:39 

Mail & Guardian

Post office yields to critical union demands...

In an effort to end strike action, the state-owned entity has answered the call for permanent jobs...

 2018-07-17 08:38 

Daily Nation

Absa eyes expansion after Barclays 'divorce'...

Lender says it will adopt a digital-first strategy as it seeks to clinch 12 per cent of banking revenues in Africa....

 2018-07-17 08:37 

Business Report (IOL)

VBS Mutual Bank story a shock, travesty of trust - Ramaphosa...

The allegations of bribery and corruption at the controversial VBS Mutual Bank was a "shock and a travesty of trust" in financial institutions....

 2018-07-17 08:35 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand stronger ahead of rates decision...

The rand started the week on a positive note firming to R13.16 against the dollar during intraday trade yesterday....

 2018-07-17 08:30 

Daily Nation

Climate change poses threat to fishing in coast...

The Western Indian Ocean Reef Status Report shows the impact of human activities in Kenya and other countries such as Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa and Tanzania....

 2018-07-17 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH : Business Report TV - Market Update...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world...

 2018-07-17 08:29 

Uganda Radio Network

EC Advises LC I Losers to Seek Legal Redress...

Michael Arinaitwe, the Assistant Returning Officer of Arua says whoever feels cheated or unsatisfied with the election results can go for redress in the courts of law. He faults voters for ignoring sensitization meetings and information issued by the Elec...

 2018-07-17 08:27 

News24

Obama and active citizenship: Why his Mandela address matters...

The 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture therefore marks the first time many people will get the opportunity to witness Obama speaking, sans any current political position or known political aspirations, writes Aaron X Smith ....

 2018-07-17 08:25 

Daily Nation

Landmines in Kenya's piling debt...

Treasury secretary Henry Rotich has budgeted for Sh870.62 billion to pay off maturing debt ....

 2018-07-17 08:24 

News24

University of Illinois student shot by police faces charges...

A University of Illinois student has been charged with disorderly conduct after authorities say he called police to report a man with a gun, then pointed a pellet gun at responding officers before they shot him....

 2018-07-17 08:23 

Daily Nation

Five key moments in Tim Cahill's Socceroos career...

While renowned for his headers, Cahill was also nifty with his feet....

 2018-07-17 08:17 

News24

Can Zimbabwe finally ditch a history of violence and media repression?...

The credibility of Zimbabwe's elections will depend on issues like political violence and media freedom, writes The Conversation....

 2018-07-17 08:17 

News24

Children among 8 migrants who suffocated in Libya truck...

At least eight migrants, mostly children, suffocated to death trapped in a refrigerator truck carrying around 100 people in western Libya, security forces say....

 2018-07-17 08:15 

Daily Nation

JUST BRENDA: I'm jealous of men commenting on my wife's online photos...

She posts decent and cute photos....

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Business Live

STEPHEN CRANSTON: A wider safety net...

Were it not for its small size and free float, Clientle Life would be as lauded as other companies in the sector, like Discovery...

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Business Live

Consumer confidence surprises with only slight dip in second quarter...

The Bureau for Economic Research has warned that consumers are unlikely to sustain their optimism under prevailing economic conditions...

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Standard Digital

KDF soldier arrested over killing of his 26-year-old neighbour...

A soldier has been arrested following the killing of his 26-year-old neighbour, who was abducted by gunmen outside their home in Kiambu....

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Business Live

Virtual reality lets you experience some of the steps on Madiba's long walk to freedom...

The Nelson Mandela Virtual Reality journey allows users to relive history, including a visit to the hut where Madiba grew up in Qunu and his cell on Robben Island...

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Business Live

SA will tighten mine safety rules, Ramaphosa says after weekend tragedy...

The president also addressed the tricky issue of land redistribution and traditional leaders...

 2018-07-17 08:08 

Daily Nation

Ex-KPC MD Tanui summoned over legal officer's fake papers...

Former MD Charles Tanui set to be questioned on why he reportedly stopped a disciplinary process....

 2018-07-17 08:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Pader Mayor Offers Land to Democratic Party...

The surveyed land measuring 15X30 meters was offered by Fearless Kilama Wod-Acholi, the Pader Town Council Mayor. The land valued at 15 million shillings is located in Olok-kiler village....

 2018-07-17 08:02 

Daily Nation

Croatians hail returning World Cup squad...

Many even skipped work to celebrate the team reaching their first ever World Cup final....

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