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 2021-06-12 15:56 

Nation

Gunmen kill dozens of villagers in northern Nigeria...

The gang also attacked farmers in their fields and pursued others who fled to escape the assaults....

 2021-06-12 15:43 

Nation

Buhari: I will lay down my life for Nigeria...

The country is facing a spike in terrorism, banditry, secession violence, tribal and religious rivalries....

 2021-06-12 15:17 

News24

Gunmen kill 53 villagers in northern Nigeria...

Armed cattle thieves have killed 53 people in northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, police and local residents said, the latest violence to hit the restive region....

 2021-06-12 14:45 

News24

Eskom to start stage 1 load shedding at 5pm...

The utility says SA's power supply outlook for the coming week is expected to improve as additional generation units return to service....

 2021-06-12 14:34 

News24

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting...

At least 13 people have been wounded in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas, police said, adding the suspected shooter was still at large....

 2021-06-12 14:19 

News24

Business, aviation sectors largely welcome private sector involvement in SAA...

While the public-private partnership for SAA seems to have been mostly welcomed by the business and aviation sectors, most organisations and experts are taking a "wait, see and question" approach....

 2021-06-12 14:02 

News24

Ex-Proteas batter, chief selector Andrew Hudson headlines Cricket SA independent directors...

Former Proteas top-order batter Andrew Hudson was one of the seven people appointed by an independent panel to become part of eight independent Cricket South Africa (CSA) directors at Saturday's annual general meeting....

 2021-06-12 13:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Kabale LCV Chairperson Laid to Rest Amidst Tight Security...

Keihwa who is also the former Uganda Local Governments' Association (ULGA) chairperson for Western Uganda succumbed to Covid-19 at Healthstone Hospital in Banda, Kampala on Thursday evening....

 2021-06-12 13:51 

Mail & Guardian

Europe, Asia rob West Africa of fish...

Greenpeace Africa reports that the fishmeal and fish oil industry is 'robbing the Gambia, Mauritania and Senegal of livelihoods and food' The post Europe, Asia rob West Africa of fish appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-12 13:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Oil and Gas: New Licensing Roadmap Set As Gov't Woos Oil Investors...

Director Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Department, Honey Malinga says the grant of exploration licenses expected to take place at the end of this year....

 2021-06-12 13:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Isingiro District Reopens Isolation Centres...

Herbert Muhangi the Resident District Commissioner and chairperson of Task Force says the reopening of the isolation centres follows the increasing number of call alerts that are being recorded....

 2021-06-12 13:11 

Mail & Guardian

Covid jab tech helps fight malaria...

An estimated two-thirds of malaria deaths are among children under the age of five, most of them in Africa. The post Covid jab tech helps fight malaria appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-12 12:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Names New Army Court Members...

In a letter dated June 8th, President Museveni reappointed Lt Gen Andrew Gutti as the army court chairman for another term....

 2021-06-12 12:21 

News24

JUST IN | Rihan Richards elected Cricket SA president unopposed, Donovan May elected vice...

Rihan Richards was appointed Cricket South Africa's president at their annual general meeting on Saturday....

 2021-06-12 12:12 

News24

Motorist, 2 bogus cops killed in dramatic Ekurhuleni hijacking shootout...

Two hijackers dressed in police uniforms have been shot and killed by a motorist, who was also killed in the shootout, according to the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department....

 2021-06-12 12:10 

News24

Shaleen Surtie-Richards was candid about her financial struggles in one of her final TV interviews...

Shaleen Surtie-Richards, who died this week, spoke openly about her financial troubles in one of her final TV interviews....

 2021-06-12 12:09 

Standard Digital

Residents storm police station, accuse officer of cohabiting with school girl...

There was drama residents stormed Bikeke police station in Trans Nzoia demanding the arrest of an officer accused of cohabiting with a schoolgirl....

 2021-06-12 11:58 

Mail & Guardian

Learners moving to other provinces puts education departments under pressure...

Gauteng and the Western Cape struggle to put children in class, but Limpopo and the Eastern Cape are closing schools as enrolment plummets The post Learners moving to other provinces puts education departments under pressure appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2021-06-12 11:55 

News24

Russia's Vladimir Putin hopes US president Joe Biden less impulsive than his predecessor Donald Trump...

Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced hope Friday that US President Joe Biden will be less impulsive than his predecessor Donald Trump, ahead of his first summit with the new US leader....

 2021-06-12 11:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Boda Boda Rider Lynched for Stabbing Police Officer in Kampala...

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening....

 2021-06-12 11:32 

News24

TUT lecturer Sipho Mbatha becomes SA's first doctor of fashion design...

A Tshwane University of Technology lecturer has made history after he became the first South African to obtain a doctorate in fashion design....

 2021-06-12 11:15 

News24

Cape Town woman dies in house fire...

A 46-year-old woman has been killed in a fire at her Mitchells Plain house, the City of Cape Town says....

 2021-06-12 10:55 

News24

France's Macron offers UK's Johnson a 'reset' if he keeps his word on Brexit divorce deal...

French President Emmanuel Macron offered on Saturday to reset relations with Britain as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson stood by the Brexit divorce deal he signed with the European Union....

 2021-06-12 10:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasese District Stuck With Covid-19 Patients As Referral Hospital Gets Filled Up...

Dr. Yusuf Baseka the District Health Officer-DHO says they don't have any alternative facility to handle the patient and have advised them to go for home based care....

 2021-06-12 10:28 

News24

Xulu fees battle has nothing to do with targeting a black law firm, says fisheries dept...

Judgment has been reserved in the sprawling battle over whether lawyer Barnabas Xulu should pay back R20 million in legal fees he says he rightfully earned from the Department of Fisheries.....

 2021-06-12 10:25 

Nation

South Africa expels Malawi diplomats...

The embassy staff have been accused of selling duty-free alcohol...

 2021-06-12 10:02 

Business Report (IOL)

KZN construction companies to benefit from government contracts...
 2021-06-12 09:55 

News24

Trump surveillance of Democrats sparks abuse of power claims...

Democrats erupted in outrage Friday over news that Donald Trump's Justice Department secretly surveilled lawmakers probing possible collusion with Russia, reaping the phone records of top political foes in what they called an unprecedented abuse of po...

 2021-06-12 09:34 

Standard Digital

Form 2 student among suspects arrested over Southern Bypass robberies...

Three suspects traced to a mobile phone shop in Lindi area, Kibra...

 2021-06-12 09:28 

News24

Facebook car sales fraudster gets 3-year sentence...

Marius Smit was sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding a number of people through false advertising of vehicles on Facebook....

 2021-06-12 09:21 

Standard Digital

Postmortem: Missing Mombasa woman died painfully...

Najma Abdullahi Maalim went missing after seeing off a friend, who had visited her in Changamwe....

 2021-06-12 09:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Lack of Ambulance Service in Nebbi Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients...

Nebbi General Hospital currently relies on the local government vehicles including that of the LCV Chairman and Resident District Commissioner to refer Covid19 patients to Arua regional referral hospital....

 2021-06-12 09:05 

News24

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics...

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years....

 2021-06-12 09:04 

Uganda Radio Network

New East Africa Table Tennis Association President to Popularize Game in Region...

Robert Jaggwe was elected to become the Table Tennis African Vice President for the Eastern Africa Region comprising of 14 countries during the General Assembly of the African Table Tennis Federation....

 2021-06-12 08:58 

News24

Walter Sisulu and North West Universities aim to end unequal access to Covid-19 vaccines...

Walter Sisulu University and the North-West University have announced that they are at advanced stages of producing a new vaccine for the African continent which will address unequal access....

 2021-06-12 08:49 

News24

Central African Republic names new prime minister after govt resigns...

A new Central African Republic prime minister was named by presidential decree Friday, the day after the government resigned as the impoverished country struggles with a rebellion and a bustup with its traditional ally France....

 2021-06-12 08:48 

News24

Whale of a tale: US fisherman claims he was swallowed by humpback, then spat out...

It sounds like a real-life take on "Pinocchio" -- a US lobster fisherman says he was scooped into the mouth of a humpback whale Friday and yet lived to tell the story....

 2021-06-12 08:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Tech Track: The Vredefort Dome is a crater caused by an impact of an asteroid...
 2021-06-12 08:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Father in Bugiri Arrested For Killing His Children...

It is reported that, at around 8:00 pm, Kibete, a single father used a machete to chop his two children to death, before attempting to flee....

 2021-06-12 08:41 

Business Report (IOL)

Shop manager sentenced for tax fraud...
 2021-06-12 08:35 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers from Haj over Covid-19...

A plan was being considered to bar overseas pilgrims from performing Haj, a once in a lifetime duty for every able-bodied Muslim....

 2021-06-12 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Justice Ssekaana Warns Lawyer Mabirizi over Withdrawal of Cases...

In his letter dated June 10 2021, Ssekaana notes that Mabirizi filed a case against the Attorney General and the same was brought to his attention by the Deputy Registrar of the court out of concern that it was the third similar matter filed by him in a s...

 2021-06-12 08:02 

News24

Namibian genocide: Descendants slam deal, say they were left out of negotiations with Germany...

Germany's deal with Namibia over the Nama and Herero genocide is facing increasing backlash, particularly from the descendants of the victims....

 2021-06-12 07:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Hospital Closes Departments Over Covid-19...

The units are; ENT/Eye Department and Dental clinic, the Surgical and Pediatrics Departments, Diabetic and Hypertensive Clinic and the Maternal and Child Health Unit-MCH....

 2021-06-12 07:48 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

S.Africa to analyse J&J vaccines made at U.S. plant halted over error...

The ministry said 300,000 J&J doses had been cleared for export to South Africa and that the U.S. FDA had approved an extension of the expiry date....

 2021-06-12 07:44 

News24

Judgment reserved in Public Protector case over impeachment rules...

Judgment has been reserved in applications to set aside the National Assembly's rules for the impeachment of a head of a Chapter 9 institution....

 2021-06-12 07:43 

News24

What are the chances the Guptas will face their day in SA courts? Experts weigh in...

The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ratification treaty with South Africa is a step in the right direction, but "means nothing so far", according to University of Johannesburg law professor Retselisitsoe Phooko....

 2021-06-12 07:28 

News24

'Life goes on, it's just tennis,' says Nadal after French Open reign ends...

Rafael Nadal shrugged off his epic loss to Novak Djokovic at the French Open insisting "life goes on" as the 13-time champion suffered just his third ever defeat in 108 matches in Paris over 16 years....

 2021-06-12 07:21 

News24

Cheers! Diplomats bust selling duty-free booze given 72 hours to leave SA...

South Africa has declared several diplomats persona non grata for engaging in the illegal sale of duty-free alcohol....

 2021-06-12 07:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs...

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines....

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