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 2020-11-26 12:04 

Standard Digital

Maraga urges Senior Counsels to "wake up" on national issues...

Maraga said "we will all be losers" at the end of the day if wrong decisions are made by few people and the legal minds continue staging no-show....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Policies Could Hurt Economy-Private Sector Foundation...

Elly Karuhanga says for example that the government is seeking to increase taxes and create more to cater for the gap left by the decline in other revenue sources, especially from the sectors that were hit hard by the pandemic....

 2020-11-26 11:57 

Business Report (IOL)

SA men spend way more than women on Black Friday...
 2020-11-26 11:41 

News24

'Unwarranted personal attack' - legal body slams Zuma Foundation for attacking Ngcukaitobi, Zondo...

The General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB), an association of 14 societies of advocates across the country, has slammed the Jacob Zuma Foundation for publicly condemning the presence of advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi at the Zondo commission last w...

 2020-11-26 11:38 

Business Live

Green shoots are emerging in SA as the state and the private sector work together...

If reforms show further signs of traction, and the government reaches an agreement on the public-sector wage bill, investor confidence will return...

 2020-11-26 11:38 

Business Live

Oil falls on demand rally driven by vaccine optimism...

Brent crude was down 75c a barrel while West Texas Intermediate crude fell 72c...

 2020-11-26 11:26 

Mail & Guardian

'We struggle for water, but power stations and coal mines don't'...

A proposed pipeline will bring water polluted with Gauteng's sewage to the Waterberg in Limpopo to boost the coal industry during the climate crisis The post 'We struggle for water, but power stations and coal mines don't' appeared first o...

 2020-11-26 11:21 

News24

Turkish court jails 337 for life over 2016 coup bid - judicial sources...

A Turkish court on Thursday jailed 337 former pilots and other suspects for life over a failed bid to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a court document obtained by AFP showed....

 2020-11-26 11:12 

Business Report (IOL)

Tips to survive Black Friday...
 2020-11-26 11:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Strong Winds Displace 300 in Nakasongola...

The most affected villages are Munami , Mayinja and Gendera villages among others located along shoreline of Lake Kyoga...

 2020-11-26 11:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Gen. Tumukunde Promises to Uplift Youth of Zombo District...

While speaking to residents of Zombo Town council on his campaign tour in Zombo District, Tumukunde noted that the youth require a special budget in order to design youth inclusive policies that will benefit the youth that he says have been marginalized...

 2020-11-26 11:01 

Uganda Radio Network

80 Wives Desert Broke Boda Boda Husbands in Gulu Since Lockdown...

According to Emmy Ocen, the spokesperson of Gulu City Boda-Boda Association, at least eighty spouses of his colleagues have abandoned their marital homes due to financial hardships brought by Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-11-26 10:53 

News24

Proteas await final round of Covid-19 results, Pretorius ruled out of opening T20...

CSA medical officer Dr Shuaib Manjra revealed that if any player tests positive on Thursday, the opening T20 at Newlands will be cancelled....

 2020-11-26 10:42 

Business Live

TOBY SHAPSHAK: The CEOs behind the SME pledge...

#PayIn30's 'ethical leadership' is long overdue as small firms are often hobbled by late payment from big companies...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa faces first no-confidence motion in parliament...

The motion was brought by the African Transformation Movement amid load-shedding and an economic crisis...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

Business Live

AstraZeneca faces questions over Covid-19 vaccine results after 'manufacturing error'...

'Approval based on current data means people will be inoculated with a vaccine the true efficacy of which is unknown,' one analyst says...

 2020-11-26 10:39 

Business Report (IOL)

Black women in SA kept at the bottom of food chain - study...
 2020-11-26 10:39 

News24

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped...

At least 40 informal miners in Zimbabwe have been trapped underground after a shaft in a disused gold mine collapsed, the country's miners' federation said Thursday....

 2020-11-26 10:37 

Nation

3 Ethiopian peacekeepers in S. Sudan 'withdrawn'...

Officials at the UN Mission in South Sudan say the deportation could have violated their human rights if based on their ethnic background....

 2020-11-26 10:21 

Nation

Parking boys, NMS officers in cat-and-mouse games...

NMS deployed officers to man streets that are currently under the firm grip of the parking boys....

 2020-11-26 10:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Bududa Police Shooting Victim Wants Compensation...

Desmond Kuloba, a resident of Bunaembe cell in Bududa town council says he was picked at his home, flogged, and finally shot by the DPC David Agaba....

 2020-11-26 10:17 

Standard Digital

Governor Sonko faces fresh ouster bid...

A total of 86 MCAs from both Jubilee and ODM have so far appended the signatures on the notice....

 2020-11-26 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Kalangala Lay Leader Dies In Accident Returning from Burial of Another Christian...

Vivian Amanio Nalumansi, a lay leader in Kasekulo Church of Uganda has died in an accident along Masaka-Bukakata Road. Nalumansi was returning from the burial ceremony of a fellow Christian in Kayabwe, Masaka district....

 2020-11-26 10:01 

Mail & Guardian

Introducing Greening the Future 2020...

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA at a vital moment for the environment The post Introducing Greening the Future 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-26 09:57 

News24

Covid-19 restrictions possible until March - German official...

Germany might have to extend measures to dampen the coronavirus pandemic into March, Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said on Thursday after officials agreed tighter rules at least until Dec. 20 on Wednesday....

 2020-11-26 09:54 

News24

Eastern Cape mom and five children found murdered, police looking for husband...

A 42-year-old Eastern Cape mother and her five children have been butchered and police are looking for the woman's husband to assist them in the investigation....

 2020-11-26 09:47 

Business Live

Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara to sell Rwandan and Tanzanian units...

The deal is part of Atlas Mara's strategy of paring back on its African foray after Diamond misjudged competition in Africa and paid too much for acquisitions...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

Business Live

World shares near all-time high on vaccine hopes and Fed outlook...

World shares were also boosted by hopes that Joe Biden's administration will deliver more economic stimulus and political stability...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

Uganda Radio Network

We Don't See Scientific Campaigns -Soroti Stakeholders...

Julius Arugu, the Project Officer at Public Affairs Centre- PAC Uganda, says he is not seeing the scientific elections working, and wonders how the majority of people especially in the villages will be able to make informed decisions when they don't h...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

Business Live

How UK's ties with China are being chafed amid global power play...

Boris Johnson's Conservative MPs have sided with the US in pushing back on Beijing...

 2020-11-26 09:26 

News24

Brackenfell High: Past pupils' open letter urges school to get to bottom of racism allegations...

About 600 people have signed the petition, titled 'Open letter to the principal and SGB of Brackenfell High School from alumni'....

 2020-11-26 09:23 

Standard Digital

Raila: BBI-enabling Bill not changed behind my back...

ODM Party leader Raila Odinga has moved to clear the air regarding his speech during the launch of the BBI signature drive at KICC on Wednesday....

 2020-11-26 09:22 

Nation

Man buried inside his house in Kirinyaga...

Son says his father had expressed his wish to be buried in the house....

 2020-11-26 09:22 

Nation

Bid to renovate Soy Club which has links to Queen Elizabeth II...

Queen Elizabeth II, then a princess, visited the club on a honeymoon trip with Prince Philip....

 2020-11-26 09:21 

News24

Biden considering former Obama national security adviser Donilon for CIA - source...

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden is considering naming Tom Donilon, a veteran diplomat and national security adviser to former President Barack Obama, as director of the CIA....

 2020-11-26 09:20 

Uganda Radio Network

10 People Drag LC1 Chairman to Police Over Land Fraud...

Mubiru's cases have been filed at Katwe police station where the complainants claim that the suspect sold to them pieces of land which do not exist or he had already sold the same pieces to other people....

 2020-11-26 09:08 

Nation

Isiolo's Garba Tulla hospital to get power upgrade...

Electricity at the hospital which is near Garba Tulla town is used only for lighting....

 2020-11-26 09:06 

News24

JUST IN | President Cyril Ramaphosa to face motion of no confidence next week...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will face his first motion of no confidence next week....

 2020-11-26 09:02 

News24

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital...

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital....

 2020-11-26 08:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Kabale Hospital Stuck With Body of Rwandan Shot by His Country's Forces...

When the Rwandan security operatives opened fire at them, Bizimuramye and his colleagues ran back into Uganda but he succumbed to bullet wounds at Muguri B village in Ryakarimira town council as he was being rushed Muguri Health Centre II....

 2020-11-26 08:54 

News24

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus...

Sudan's former prime minister and top opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection on Thursday, his party said....

 2020-11-26 08:54 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Biden, Trump plan quiet Thanksgiving celebrations at home as pandemic rages...

Former Democratic Vice President Biden was spending the holiday in the small seaside town of Rehoboth, Delaware....

 2020-11-26 08:52 

Business Live

UK's finance sector fails to deliver on diversity promise...

Black people are hired as interns or at entry level, with few in decision-making roles...

 2020-11-26 08:51 

Business Live

All the 2020 FM AdFocus Award winners...

Triple Eight is the 2020 FM AdFocus Agency of the Year for the second consecutive year...

 2020-11-26 08:33 

News24

PICS | 39 children injured in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-Natal...

Twenty-nine children have been injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned, while 10 others have been injured when a taxi crashed into a ditch....

 2020-11-26 08:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Presidential Candidate Mayambala Wants to Send Text Messages to Voters...

Presidential candidate Willy Mayambala has said he plans to send Ugandans text messages if he can get their phone numbers of Ugandans from the National Registration and Identification Authority (NIRA) as a means to reach many voters....

 2020-11-26 08:20 

Standard Digital

BBI has captured your concerns - Irungu Kang'ata tells Murang'a residents...

Senate Majority Whip Irungu Kang'ata said he was convinced that views from Mt Kenya region had been captured in the BBI....

 2020-11-26 07:59 

Nation

Abiy orders final offensive against Tigray leaders...

PM says the window for their surrender has expired....

 2020-11-26 07:58 

News24

Jake White denies Bulls move for Frans Steyn, warmer on Marcell Coetzee's future...

The Bulls aren't targeting Frans Steyn on loan for their inaugural PRO16 campaign next year as well as the promising Junior Pokomela....

 2020-11-26 07:56 

Business Live

PODCAST | Corporate players helping to spur innovation in start-up market...

We find out how technology company BCX is lending a hand to smaller firms...

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