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 2020-05-29 10:33 

News24

WATCH | Twitter conceals Trump tweet, ramping up dispute...

Twitter concealed one of Donald Trump's tweets for "glorifying violence", ramping up a dispute with the US president who says social media companies censor conservative voices like his....

 2020-05-29 10:30 

News24

Many Eastern Cape schools not ready to reopen - national SGB association...

Many of the Eastern Cape's 5 000 schools are not ready to reopen because they have not received adequate personal protective equipment, the provincial chairperson of the National Association of School Governing Bodies says....

 2020-05-29 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

AfroCentric down after green light for EOH deal...

In December, the AfroCentric Group announced it wanted to acquire the dental benefit management company from EOH Holdings' subsidiary, EOH Abantu....

 2020-05-29 10:24 

Standard Digital

Ex-Kasarani MP found guilty for soliciting Sh100,000 bribe...

The former law maker solicited Sh100, 000 from Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi on July 13, 2013 as a bribe....

 2020-05-29 10:11 

Uganda Radio Network

13,000 Households in Serere Displaced by Rising Lake Kyoga Water Levels...

In Bugondo Sub County, more than half of the 39 villages have been submerged, displacing 6,000 households....

 2020-05-29 10:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Kiruddu Hospital Registers Surge in Alcohol Related Illnesses...

Dr. Charles Kabugo, the Executive Director Kiruddu General Hospital, says attributes the surge in the number of patients to alcohol abuse....

 2020-05-29 10:01 

News24

Mmusi Maimane: We must open our schools only when it is safe to do so...

The rush to complete the academic calendar must not supersede the lives of students, staff and communities, writes Mmusi Maimane ....

 2020-05-29 10:01 

Standard Digital

Jogging in the estates without observing social distance may land you in court...

They were swiftly arraigned before Kisumu Senior Principal Magistrate Robinson Ondieki....

 2020-05-29 09:55 

Business Live

This week's 10 must-read Covid-19 articles...

As SA prepares to move into level 3 of Covid-19 lockdown, this is what happened...

 2020-05-29 09:55 

Business Live

The week in pictures...

In Pictures: South Africans queue for food as the country prepares to re-open; protests in far corners of the world, but not linked to Covid-19...

 2020-05-29 09:54 

News24

Mamelodi Baptist Church will not reopen due to 'unacceptably high' infection rate in Tshwane...

The leadership of Mamelodi Baptist Church in Tshwane has decided it will not be reopening from 1 June when the country moves to Level 3 of lockdown....

 2020-05-29 09:54 

Business Report (IOL)

PIC may convert Eskom debt to equity...

The Public Investment Corp., is willing to convert more than R90bn ($5.2 billion) of Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. debt into equity....

 2020-05-29 09:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Students in Bunyangabu Decry Low Accessibility to Learning Materials...

Moses Sunday Rubalema, the Bunyangabu District Education Officer, says they received 4,107 copies of the materials for primary school pupils and 763 for secondary....

 2020-05-29 09:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Pick n Pay opens pre-orders for liquor through its online shop...

Pick n Pay customers can now pre-order liquor from its online shop and all orders will be delivered from 1 June 2020....

 2020-05-29 09:38 

News24

JUST IN | EFF, Public Protector lose ConCourt bid to appeal interdict against Gordhan remedial action...

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application which the EFF and Public Protector lodged in a case involving Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan....

 2020-05-29 09:36 

Standard Digital

Police probe death of four-month-old baby found in bucket of water...

He said a probe has been launched to establish how the child died....

 2020-05-29 09:33 

Mail & Guardian

Cartoon: Carlos on the opening of places of worship...

Churches are not essential The post Cartoon: Carlos on the opening of places of worship appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-29 09:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Live Electric Wires Threaten City Traders...

Afanstone Baru, a trader in Kukuubo Business Center, says the live wires have electrocuted several people and spark whenever it rains....

 2020-05-29 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Old Mutual predicts a 20 percent drop in sales after outbreak of pandemic...

Old Mutual slid more than 5 percent on the JSE on Thursday after the financial services group warned its half-year profits could decline by more than 20 percent....

 2020-05-29 09:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Angry Mob Torches Homes in Revenge Attack...

Charles Ogwang, an eye witness explains that Abila was on his way home from a nearby trading center when he met Ewan heading to the trading center for treatment....

 2020-05-29 09:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Gulu Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre...

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the public relations officer Ministry of health says they expanded the space at the hospital because Elegu border post had registered an increase in the number of truck drivers being diagnosed with COVID-19....

 2020-05-29 09:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Body of UPDF Officer Killed in Kasese Floods Recovered...

Captain Fredrick Sonko the 222 mountain brigade spokesperson told URN reporter on Thursday that the body was recovered at Kamukumbi, adding that it has since been transported to Bwera General hospital for a postmortem....

 2020-05-29 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Viruses do not discriminate we are all at risk...

The Wuhan experience of Covid-19 should serve as a lesson to other countries in how to fight this common enemy....

 2020-05-29 08:59 

Business Live

Tsogo Sun Hotels reports R1.2bn loss as Covid-19 hits outlook...

The group suffers writedowns as Covid-19 weighs on the outlook for the hotels sector...

 2020-05-29 08:59 

Standard Digital

Two suspects shot dead in botched Eastleigh robbery...

He added that security guards are helping the police in beefing up security in isolated areas....

 2020-05-29 08:52 

News24

WATCH | Joburg hairdresser breaches lockdown regulations to make ends meet...

A Johannesburg-based hairdresser has resorted to conducting business illegally after losing his income due to the nationwide lockdown that began on 26 March....

 2020-05-29 08:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuria Man Faults Hospital Over Wife's Death...

Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed....

 2020-05-29 08:43 

Standard Digital

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Police-precinct-in-flames-in-US-protest-over-death-of-George-Floyd...

The-videos-showed-Floyd-saying-that-he-couldnt-breathe-until-he-went-silent-and-limp...

 2020-05-29 08:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Lawyers Demand Production of Arrested Rwandan National...

The family suspects that Tumwine was arrested for espionage since his brother Assistant Superintendent of Police Frank Sabiiti was arrested prior on similar charges....

 2020-05-29 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How young investors can respond to stock market shocks...

You might have read about the virtual shutdown of industries in some parts of the world and large falls in global stock markets and in the price of commodities....

 2020-05-29 08:24 

News24

Covid-19: No agreement between private health sector and govt over treatment tariffs...

Epidemiologists are expecting that thousands of Covid-19 patients will need hospitalisation, but private doctors and the government are still haggling over tariffs....

 2020-05-29 08:21 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World-leaders-warn-coronavirus-could-roll-back-progress-for-women...

United-Nations-estimates-that-the-pandemic-could-cause-7-million-unwanted-pregnancies-over-the-next-six-months...

 2020-05-29 08:18 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the night-loving business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-05-29 08:13 

Mail & Guardian

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind...

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before The post Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind appeared...

 2020-05-29 08:09 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Civil-unrest-rages-in-Minneapolis-over-racially-charged-killing-by-police...

President-Trump-had-said-on-Twitter-he-would-send-the-National-Guard-troops-if-Mayor-Jacob-Frey-failed-to-bring-the-city-under-control...

 2020-05-29 08:06 

Mail & Guardian

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar...

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions The post Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-29 08:06 

Mail & Guardian

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa...

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition The post Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transit...

 2020-05-29 08:04 

Business Live

Raubex holds on to dividend amid Covid-19 uncertainty...

The infrastructure group is, however, optimistic about its order book, which rose about 26% to R10.14bn in its year to end-February...

 2020-05-29 08:04 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: BAT goes to court to fight continued ban on tobacco sales...

The ban on the sale of cigarettes has been particularly controversial as the president had first announced that they would be sold under level 4 of the lockdown...

 2020-05-29 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

PSG keeps promise and offloads 28.1% of its stake in Capitec...

The PSG Group said late on Tuesday that the unbundling would result in it retaining a 4.3 percent stake in Capitec through its subsidiary PSG Financial Services....

 2020-05-29 07:50 

News24

Coronavirus cases exacerbating IPID case load...

The increasing workload of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has been exacerbated, "in part", by the increase in cases against police officers....

 2020-05-29 07:48 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Australian-court-orders-release-of-letters-to-Britains-Queen-Elizabeth-surrounding-PM-sacking...

An-Australian-court-ruled-on-Friday-that-the-countrys-archives-must-release-letters-between-Britains-Queen-Elizabeth-and-her-local-representative-...

 2020-05-29 07:41 

Standard Digital

Kitale man killed as he tried to separate fighting couple...

Villager elder Julia Mumbi said Simiyu was stabbed in the chest and back....

 2020-05-29 07:37 

News24

Covid-19: MJC recommends that mosques stay closed for another month...

The Muslim Judicial Council has recommended that mosques stay closed for another month due to the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-05-29 07:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Inside-a-Covid-19-hospital-in-India-doctors-see-no-end-in-sight...

Posters-of-Winnie-the-Pooh-and-other-cartoon-characters-meant-to-soothe-children-beam-down-upon-patients-struggling-to-beat-a-deadly-virus...

 2020-05-29 07:34 

Uganda Radio Network

11 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver in Kyenjojo Discharged...

On Thursday evening the Kyenjojo District Health Officer, Dr Charles Tusiime, together with surveillance team discharged the contacts who had spent 17 days in quarantine and had tested negative for COVID-19 more than twice....

 2020-05-29 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tech News: Digital advertising and the cookie conundrum...

The deterioration of third-party cookies can be an opportunity to drive innovation and ensure that audience targeting in future happens....

 2020-05-29 07:28 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand reaches a nine week high against the dollar...

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

 2020-05-29 07:21 

Standard Digital

Ouch! Kakamega father of ten suffers botched vasectomy...

Kakamega father realises feeding 10 mouths is no stroll in the park, goes for disastrous vasectomy...

 2020-05-29 07:08 

Business Live

Nampak writes down businesses by R3bn amid oil price collapse...

The group has suffered write downs of operations in Angola and Nigeria due to a slump in the oil price and Covid-19...

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