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 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....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

How the severe budget cuts will hit you...

Even China has refused to advance the country more money....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Death of cancer patient gave birth to Nakuru Hospice...

Nobody can tell that Ms Kambayi has breast cancer, until she removes a breast prosthesis from the left side of her chest to be observed by a medic....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Experts probe the death of rare whale...

Villagers rushed to extract oil and cart away body parts from the sperm whale....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Jilted man grilled over murder of schoolgirl Maribel...

Magistrate's former boyfriend was interrogated at the Meru Town police station yesterday....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Kisumu issues painting orders warns of severe penalties...

Officials have said those who fail to comply will face severe penalties....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Police question one more Obado aide over Sharon's murder...

The man is suspected to be the owner of the car used to abduct slain varsity student....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Uhuru cites Sh67.5 billion funding gap...

Revenue shortfall would occasion a major paralysis to the Government's operations, says President....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Its Wanjiku vs Kenyatta and Raila...

Some Jubilee and ODM legislators vow to go against the leaders' wishes by voting against the President's recommended eight per cent value added tax....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Leaders enlighten Meru land owners on Lapsset corridor...

They claim speculators have raided region hoping to cash in on compensation....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Family of Keyan detained in Tanzania seeks Sh15 million for his release...

The family and friends of a Kenyan detained in Tanzania for six years have started raising funds to secure his release....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

NIB says imports choking local rice...

Board members are confident farmers can produce enough grain to feed the population....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Two boys held over missing schoolgirls...

Two high school boys are being held as police investigate the disappearance of two girls from a neighbouring institution....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Standard Digital

Agency opposes Wambora's plan on tea sales...

A tea agency has opposed plans by the county government to allow individuals to purchase and process the commodity....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Almost ready: R50m public road to improve access to S&J Industrial Estate...

Property company Redefine and partner Abland Property Developers are set to open a R50 million public road....

 2018-09-18 13:58 

Business Live

DA candidate for Western Cape premier up for grabs as Mmusi Maimane says no...

Dan Plato will take over Cape Town's mayoral chain when Patricia de Lille steps down in October...

 2018-09-18 13:58 

Business Live

Uganda to telecoms firms: you need to list to get a licence...

The cabinet has agreed to renew MTN's licence, but it is not clear whether the company will have to comply with the new requirements for operators...

 2018-09-18 13:58 

Business Live

Alleged plot against Cyril Ramaphosa is 'threat to our revolution', says Blade Nzimande...

The SACP general secretary told the Cosatu conference that the tripartite alliance should not let the matter slide...

 2018-09-18 13:58 

Business Live

Less than 50% of municipal accounting officers and CFOs have required competency levels...

The finance minister says steps are being taken to address the situation, in which only 79 of the country's 218 municipal CFOs have the required skill levels...

 2018-09-18 13:58 

News24

Giraffe calf dies during relocation after attack on mother and son...

The giraffe cow involved in the attack on Dr Katy Williams and her son Finn has been successfully relocated, but her two-month old calf did not survive....

 2018-09-18 13:52 

Standard Digital

Family planning nightmare in Tiaty...

Residents are resistant because children are seen as a source of wealth that comes through bride price....

 2018-09-18 13:49 

News24

Former security branch officer seeks stay of prosecution for Timol murder...

The man accused of involvement in the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol wants to apply for a permanent stay of prosecution so that he won't be tried for the activist's death 47 years ago....

 2018-09-18 13:45 

News24

Slain ANC activist's family hire team of lawyers...

The family of slain ANC Midlands activist Musawenkosi "Maqatha" Mchunu have hired a team of lawyers to represent them as an affected party in the murder case....

 2018-09-18 13:43 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Tasks UPDF on Harassment of Fishermen...

The Bukooli Island MP George Abott Ouma says the UPDF meant to protect the lake have turned to torturing people in the Bukooli islands....

 2018-09-18 13:39 

Daily Nation

French join opposition to WADA's plan to reinstate Russia...

AFLD president Dominique Laurent is "surprised" by WADA's plan....

 2018-09-18 13:37 

Mail & Guardian

SADC's problem child is going to the polls...

Electing presidents in Madagascar has been fraught with problems, including those perpetrated by the military...

 2018-09-18 13:35 

Business Report (IOL)

Instagram now has a shopping tab on the Explore page...

This newly added feature will allow users to scroll through a dedicated feed of shoppable merchandise from various sellers....

 2018-09-18 13:34 

News24

KZN police bust 2 men with R1.3m worth of drugs...

KwaZulu-Natal police say they have arrested two men in Chatsworth for being in possession of drugs worth R1.3m....

 2018-09-18 13:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Students in Trouble Over Counterfeit Currency...

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects are being held at Lira CPS on alleged possession of counterfeit notes vide SD ref. 34/18/09/2018....

 2018-09-18 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Madiba is alive in all of us, we just have to find him...

This is an edited version of a Nelson Mandela lecture Pali Lehohla delivered yesterday in Abidjan, Ivory Coast... by Pali Lehohla....

 2018-09-18 13:23 

Business Report (IOL)

#Dagga: Daff developing regulatory framework for hemp...

CDCSA on Tuesday welcomed the ruling by the Constitutional Court for the private cultivation and use of cannabis....

 2018-09-18 13:22 

News24

Nzimande rubbishes Zuma's views on state capture...

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused former president Jacob Zuma of confusing people with his recent comments on state capture....

 2018-09-18 13:17 

Daily Nation

Former Arsenal midfielder undergoes ankle surgery...

The former Arsenal player could be out for up to six weeks....

 2018-09-18 13:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Ongwen's Defense: Gov't Put Civilians in Harm's Way...

According to Ayena, the camps became soft targets for LRA rebels who were looking for livelihood and weapons. After forcing people from their villages into concentrated camps were the LRA previously derived food and other necessity, the only gateway to su...

 2018-09-18 13:13 

Daily Nation

Donald Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh after sex assault allegation...

He defends his Supreme Court pick....

 2018-09-18 13:13 

Business Report (IOL)

Find out what the new iOS 12 update can do on your Apple...

See the new changes added to the iOS 12 update for Apple....

 2018-09-18 13:13 

Business Report (IOL)

You can now download iOS 12 on your Apple device...

See the new changes added to the iOS 12 update for Apple....

 2018-09-18 13:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda to Host Congo Peace Meeting...

Information, Communication and Technology Minister, Frank Tumwebaze while addressing cabinet journalists on Mondays cabinet decisions said the meeting is slated to take place on 18th October at Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo....

 2018-09-18 13:00 

News24

Cape Town's Dan Plato has colourful history with informants, intelligence...

A high-ranking police officer has previously accused Cape Town mayoral candidate Dan Plato of using public funds to pay informants and of conducting intelligence operations in his capacity as MEC for Community Safety in the Western Cape....

 2018-09-18 13:00 

Daily Nation

Arsenal chief executive Gazidis to join AC Milan...

Gazidis described his impending move as the "hardest decision of my life"....

 2018-09-18 13:00 

Daily Nation

Land commission now buys Integrity Centre for Sh1.5bn...

The building will be taken over by government after compulsory acquisition....

 2018-09-18 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Comair hikes earnings despite soaring fuel costs...

South African aviation group Comair Limited on Tuesday announced record earnings with a R326 million profit after tax....

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

The ANC's 'smallanyana skeletons' exposed...

Skeletons have been tumbling out of the ruling party's closet as witness after witness describes how the Guptas contacted them...

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

Zimbabwe's opposition MPs walk out of Emmerson Mnangagwa's address...

During his first state of the nation address in parliament, opposition parties walked out, as planned, complaining that the president is offering nothing new...

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Laughing like a Zuma lawyer...

The legal profession is one of the very few industries that will miss Jacob Zuma's presidency...

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

Ecsponent maintains growth trajectory...

The niche financial services group has more than doubled its headline earnings per share and now has 'a reasonably refined business model'...

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

Counting the cost of state capture...

State capture is estimated to have cost SA upwards of R100bn. Some economists say the actual figure is much higher...

 2018-09-18 12:58 

Business Live

FNB shocked to be asked about client-specific issues...

The bank declined to meet the inter-ministerial committee set up when the Gupta bank accounts were closed...

 2018-09-18 12:55 

Standard Digital

Two schools burnt in inferno...

In a span of 24 hours, two schools have been razed down in Makueni over what police say might be arson incidents....

 2018-09-18 12:54 

Standard Digital

Dairy and Trade Bill enacted to boost milk production....

Oparanya signs legislation to encourage dairy farming...

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