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 2018-09-18 15:57 

Business Report (IOL)

Howling in hot seat as Redstor aims to treble revenue...

New chairperson to oversee Redstor's expansion plans following an injection of capital by Beech Tree Private Equity....

 2018-09-18 15:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Court to Examine Prosecution Evidence Against Jamil Mukulu...

Justice Eva Luswata set the date on Tuesday after the Director of Public Prosecution informed court that they were able to sit with the defense lawyers to discuss some of the legal matters that had stalled the case....

 2018-09-18 15:54 

News24

City of Johannesburg official suspended over racist remarks...

An official from the City of Johannesburg has been suspended over racist remarks made to an insourced security guard....

 2018-09-18 15:53 

Standard Digital

Why vocal politician wants to delete his social media accounts...

A senior politician is planning to quit social media all together following consistent trolling by some online users...

 2018-09-18 15:52 

Standard Digital

LSK leaders survive as ouster petition is trashed...

A motion filed by an advocate Sylvester Mbithi to oust LSK leaders failed to get a seconder when he rose and presented it to the meeting....

 2018-09-18 15:49 

News24

Cop finds python in boot of Golf after arresting alleged car thieves...

An off-duty Eastern Cape officer sprang into action in Berea after two men allegedly stole a VW Golf GTI - and in the boot of the car he found a slithery passenger....

 2018-09-18 15:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Family Intensifies Search for Missing Entebbe Cyclist...

Paul Agaba was arrested by security agencies as a suspect in the death of several women in Entebbe and Wakiso. Agaba was also a member of the Boda Boda 2010....

 2018-09-18 15:45 

Daily Nation

Prince William to visit Kenya, check army training in Laikipia...

He will see how British and Kenyan troops train together to improve operations....

 2018-09-18 15:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Busiess Indaba kicks off 20th Durban Business Fair...

The DBF is an annual event is in its 20th year this year and is an umbrella for a variety of other business events including the Business Exhibition....

 2018-09-18 15:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Business Indaba kicks off 20th Durban Business Fair...

The DBF is an annual event is in its 20th year this year and is an umbrella for a variety of other business events including the Business Exhibition....

 2018-09-18 15:39 

Daily Nation

Four consecutive wins for Muluya as Sharks rise to sixth...

Sharks have won four in a row and are now ranked sixth with 46 points....

 2018-09-18 15:38 

News24

Rocky start for Sierra Leone's free school programme...

Some two million children in Sierra Leone have went back to school in a key test of the country's landmark free education programme for primary and high school students....

 2018-09-18 15:38 

News24

Algeria will take back its citizens illegally in Germany...

Algeria will take back its citizens illegally residing in Germany, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has pledged during a visit by the country's Chancellor Angela Merkel....

 2018-09-18 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

An investment strategy for a recession...

South Africa plunged into a recession with an unexpected 0.7percent contraction in the second quarter of the year....

 2018-09-18 15:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Pakwach Accident Death Toll Reaches Nine...

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police spokesperson confirmed the recovery of the two bodies....

 2018-09-18 15:24 

News24

JJ Tabane removed as Power FM show host with immediate effect...

Radio station Power FM has officially terminated the services of Onkgopotse JJ Tabane as Power Perspective Host....

 2018-09-18 15:19 

Daily Nation

Dominic Ongwen 'was child victim' of Lord's Resistance Army...

Ongwen faces 70 charges arising from a reign of terror in northern Uganda in the early 2000s....

 2018-09-18 15:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Lion company creates a dozen jobs in CPT...

The Lion Match company has created more than a dozen jobs during the recent commissioning of a multimillion-rand pantyliner plant in Cape Town....

 2018-09-18 15:12 

Daily Nation

SPORTS, TENNIS, CELLESTINE OLILO, Ismael Changawa, Britam Kenya Open Tennis Championship, Christian Vater, Samuel Urasa, Shufaa Changawa, Cynthia Cheruto,Angela Okutoyi,...

Changawa beat Germany's Christian Vater 6-2, 6-3 in the second round....

 2018-09-18 15:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Nadunget Students Spend Nights in the Cold over Fees...
 2018-09-18 15:09 

Daily Nation

Anger as rhino trade kingpin released from S.African jail...

Lemtongthai's release triggered accusations that authorities were failing to act to stop the slaughter....

 2018-09-18 15:07 

Daily Nation

Government to cut budget to Sh2.9tn, key sectors to lose...

The Devolution, Treasury, ICT, Infrastructure and Energy ministries are among the biggest losers....

 2018-09-18 15:00 

News24

No bail for Uber driver in airport parking row tragedy...

The Uber driver now accused of the murder of a 71-year-old man following a row over parking will remain in custody until his next appearance....

 2018-09-18 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Smart Digital Solutions founder wins top woman, top entrepreneur awards...

Veronica Motloutsi, was recently selected overall winner of the Top 50 Inspiring Women and Top Female Entrepreneur of the year....

 2018-09-18 15:00 

Mail & Guardian

Parliament will consider 'introducing a new bill' following cannabis ruling...

The court gave Parliament 24 months to update legislation relating to cannabis to be in line with its ruling...

 2018-09-18 14:58 

Business Live

Babies born in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia nine times more likely to die than those in richer nations...

A UN report shows half the number of children worldwide died in 2017 from preventable diseases and other complications compared with the number in 2000...

 2018-09-18 14:58 

Business Live

Rand does well in line with other risk assets as dollar retreats...

Old Mutual Multi-Managers says some calm and stability has returned following a big sell-off of emerging-market assets over the past few weeks...

 2018-09-18 14:53 

Daily Nation

Di Francesco denies racist insults provoked Costa spitting...

Costa was sent off for aiming an elbow and head butt before spitting in the face of Di Francesco....

 2018-09-18 14:53 

News24

Parliament will consider 'introducing a new bill' following dagga ruling...

The Constitutional Court has given Parliament 24 months to update legislation relating to marijuana use after its favourable ruling on private use....

 2018-09-18 14:53 

News24

#StateCaptureInquiry: FNB declined to meet with Zwane's IMC and the ANC...

First National Bank played hard ball and declined to attend a meeting called by an inter-ministerial committee to discuss the closure of the Guptas' accounts....

 2018-09-18 14:52 

Standard Digital

How jilted man attacked family of his girlfriend, killing her brother...

A jilted man attacked the family of his former girlfriend, killing her brother and seriously injuring the mother, a court has been told...

 2018-09-18 14:52 

Standard Digital

Ex-Lugari MP Cyrus Jirongo arrested over Sh20m debt...

Jirongo arrested over Sh20m dues in exercise of court orders issued in High Court....

 2018-09-18 14:52 

Standard Digital

Public anger at Maribel Kapolon murder...

Murder of Meru Magistrate's daughter girl Maribel Kapolon continues to draw public anger...

 2018-09-18 14:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Kalungu CAO Defies IGG on Sacking Education Officer...

The CAO was expected to implement the directive within 60 days from May 1, 2018 but to date the officials are still serving in their respective offices....

 2018-09-18 14:47 

Uganda Radio Network

UHRC Asks Gov't to Incorporate SDGs into NDP III...

Medi S.K. Kaggwa, the UHRC chairperson said that the achievement of the SDGs has a direct bearing on the fulfilment of social and economic rights globally....

 2018-09-18 14:38 

News24

High praise from the Rastafarian community after ConCourt's dagga ruling...

The Rastafarian community has high praise for the Constitutional Court after it decriminalised the use of and cultivation of dagga in a private space....

 2018-09-18 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tharisa amends terms of acquisition of stake in Salene Chrome Zimbabwe...

Mining company Tharisa said the parties involved in its acquisition of a stake in Salene Chrome Zimbabwe had agreed to restructure the deal....

 2018-09-18 14:28 

News24

DA lays criminal charges against Gauteng MECs over Joburg buiding fire...

The DA has laid charges of culpable homicide against three Gauteng MECs and heads of four provincial government departments for their "negligence" that led to the deaths of three firefighters in a fire in the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesbur...

 2018-09-18 14:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Ntungamo Hunts for Potential PLE Absentees...

Odo Arigye, the Ntungamo District Education Officer, says they cant sit back and watch candidates miss out on national examinations....

 2018-09-18 14:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Delayed Completion of USMID Roads irk Hoima Residents...

Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal Deputy Town Clerk, attributes the slow roadworks to delay to release of funds by the Ministry of Finance....

 2018-09-18 14:17 

Daily Nation

KPA vow to retain title unbeaten...

KPA have tricky matches against Ulinzi Warriors and USIU-A Tigers this weekend in Mombasa....

 2018-09-18 14:15 

News24

UKZN corruption report to remain under wraps...

The forensic report into the alleged "places for sale" scandal at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's medical school is to remain under wraps for now....

 2018-09-18 14:15 

Business Report (IOL)

OLX invests R1.4 bn in Webuycars...

Naspers' classifieds business, OLX Group, has announced that they will be investing R1.4 billion in Webuycars....

 2018-09-18 14:08 

News24

Bathabile Dlamini distances herself from fake Facebook profiles...

Minister in the Presidency for Women Bathabile Dlamini has distanced herself from "bogus" Facebook accounts in her name....

 2018-09-18 14:01 

News24

Israel to approve immigration for 1 000 Ethiopian Jews...

The Israeli government has agreed to absorb 1 000 Ethiopian Jews - accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8 000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel...

 2018-09-18 14:01 

News24

Plague outbreak kills two in Madagascar...

An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed two people, a health official has said, marking the official start of the season when the disease is considered to be at its deadliest....

 2018-09-18 14:01 

Mail & Guardian

China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods...

China had previously warned that it would target $60-billion in US goods if Trump made good on his threat to impose the new tariffs...

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Daily Nation

Tanzanian court orders businessman Don Bosco to pay Sh13.7m fine...

Arusha court sentences flamboyant Kenyan politician and businessman Gichana after five years in custody....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Sh15 million abattoir idle for 2 years...

Residents accuse county of neglecting facility built and equipped by the national government to help them....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Sh450m maternity hospital 'to open soon'...

Unit will be the second biggest in the country after Nairobi's Pumwani, says medic....

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