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 2020-02-28 19:03 

News24

Your Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the winning Powerball and Powerball Plus numbers from the Friday, February 28 draw:...

 2020-02-28 19:01 

News24

Ruling party retains sweeping majority in Cameroon election...

President Paul Biya's party has retained an absolute majority in Cameroon's parliament, the constitutional council has announced after the controversial February 9 vote....

 2020-02-28 19:01 

News24

Kenya court blocks flights from China over virus fears...

Kenya's high court has ordered the suspension of flights from China after an uproar over the government allowing travellers into the country without compulsory quarantine for the new coronavirus....

 2020-02-28 19:01 

Standard Digital

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang handed eight-year ban by CAS...

China's top swimmer Sun Yang has vowed to appeal after being handed an eight-year ban on Friday for a dope test violation that would rule him out of t...

 2020-02-28 19:01 

News24

Putin, Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week: Kremlin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week, the Kremlin says, after a major spike in tensions over Syria....

 2020-02-28 19:01 

News24

US Democrats grill Pompeo over Iran, coronavirus...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about an attack that killed Iran's most powerful general....

 2020-02-28 18:41 

Daily Nation

Chinese nationals facing illegal stay charges freed on bond...

Nairobi court frees suspects on Sh2m bond with surety....

 2020-02-28 18:33 

News24

Malema urges Andre de Ruyter to take firm charge of troubled Eskom...

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter to take charge and work for the people, claiming that allowing independent power producers to enter the market would collapse the power utility....

 2020-02-28 18:25 

Business Live

Investec and Fairtree named best unit trust fund houses...

Morningstar Awards identify leading unit trust funds and the managers who deliver consistent returns across their funds identified...

 2020-02-28 18:25 

Business Live

Stock markets melt on coronavirus fears, while US treasury yields hit fresh lows...

Hopes the epidemic, first detected in China in December, would be over swiftly and economic activity quickly return to normal have been shattered...

 2020-02-28 18:25 

Daily Nation

Uhuru, Sonko subverted law in city handover...

There was a capricious connivance between Mike Mbuvi Sonko and the national government....

 2020-02-28 18:24 

Daily Nation

To 'avail' isn't to give, offer, or make available...

To offer somebody something is to make (it) available to him....

 2020-02-28 18:23 

Daily Nation

Victim-blaming has no place in the fight to be rid of harassment...

There is an insensitive manner in which we treat rape victims in this society....

 2020-02-28 18:06 

Daily Nation

Arsenal post loss for first time 20 years...

The accounts also showed "fairly limited" player trading activity....

 2020-02-28 17:59 

News24

27 taxis impounded in Nyanga licence crackdown...

Twenty-seven vehicles were impounded in Nyanga for allegedly driving without operating licences or for being in contravention of their licences, the City of Cape Town has said....

 2020-02-28 17:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Don't Kill Your SACCO, Kadaga Tells Muslim Journalists...

Kadaga however noted that several SACCOs have been formed, grown and died in a "very short time, and therefore, this one "should not be part of "the graveyard of dead SACCOS"....

 2020-02-28 17:56 

Daily Nation

Race for school honours kicks off in the city...

Basketball champions Dagoretti High School and Buruburu Girls will be in action next weekend....

 2020-02-28 17:55 

Daily Nation

Somalia warns Kenya of UN action for its 'destabilising' role...

Somalia's UN envoy accuses Kenya of engaging in "anti-peace actions"....

 2020-02-28 17:50 

News24

Woman accused of killing mom for R80K insurance payout denied bail...

The woman accused of plotting to murder her 62-year-old mother for an R80 000 life insurance payout has been denied bail, the National Prosecuting Authority has said....

 2020-02-28 17:47 

Standard Digital

Cameroon footballer donates Sh1.6 million to students stranded in coronavirus-hit China...

The 24-year-old footballer, who plays club football with the Chinese Super League Henan Jianye, is currently in Yaound following the suspension of th...

 2020-02-28 17:45 

News24

Nigeria braces as coronavirus arrives in megacity Lagos...

Residents of Nigeria's economic hub Lagos are scrambling for hygiene products, after the chaotic megacity of 20 million announced the first confirmed case of new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa....

 2020-02-28 17:45 

News24

Frenchman loses bid to pardon for father, guillotined in 1957...

France's highest constitutional body has rejected a man's attempt to have his father pardoned following his 1957 execution for killing a policeman in an armed robbery....

 2020-02-28 17:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Stray Hyena Shot Dead in Lamwo...

Both UWA rangers and UPDF soldiers had been deployed in the area to hunt down the wild animal suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park....

 2020-02-28 17:34 

News24

Saturday's weather: Sweltering conditions, high fire danger and gale-force winds on the way...

Extremely hot conditions are expected over the West Coast District and Drakenstein Municipality in the Western Cape....

 2020-02-28 17:30 

Business Live

Foreign banks can be charged with price fixing, rules court...

The Competition Appeal Court has given the go-ahead to to re-charge 10 foreign banks and wants a penalty of 10% of each banks' annual turnover...

 2020-02-28 17:30 

The New Humanitarian

Coronavirus risks, gang violence, and Syria's war women: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2020-02-28 17:25 

The New Humanitarian

Data shows gang killings in El Salvador rival bombings in Syria...

Violence-prone Latin American and Caribbean countries have been added to ACLED's open-source conflict database a first look....

 2020-02-28 17:20 

Daily Nation

From pregnancy to contraceptives, everyone must be allowed to choose...

The story of Sooki and miraculous pregnancies...

 2020-02-28 17:17 

Daily Nation

Trio in playoffs dogfight in Kenya Cup season finale...

The three teams are separated by just five points with the regular season coming to an end....

 2020-02-28 17:15 

Daily Nation

Strong Kenyan 7s squad hold onto American dream...

Ouma and Oliech last featured for Kenya Sevens during the 2017-18 Series....

 2020-02-28 17:10 

Daily Nation

Nigeria starts tracing contacts of first coronavirus victim...

Country moves to prevent coronavirus outbreak after first confirmed case....

 2020-02-28 16:54 

Daily Nation

Kipchoge, Rudisha lead Absa initiative to boost education...

Awori said they will inject Sh45 million into the cause....

 2020-02-28 16:50 

Standard Digital

President Uhuru forms team to deal with coronavirus...

Uhuru also directs completion of isolation and treatment centre at Mbagathi Hospital...

 2020-02-28 16:35 

Business Live

Elliott wants details of about $10bn of securities from SoftBank...

While items listed as investment securities on a balance sheet usually refer to tradable financial assets, analysts think SoftBank includes unlisted firms...

 2020-02-28 16:35 

Business Live

Europe's retailers to lose $4bn as virus stalls shipping flows...

A study by Zencargo shows electronics, clothing and furniture are the top three categories most affected by supply chain issues from China...

 2020-02-28 16:35 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Markets continue to bleed over coronavirus...

The JSE all share fell to its lowest level in 15 months on Friday, with all the major indices steeply down...

 2020-02-28 16:34 

Daily Nation

Step up your game, skipper Shikobe tells Starlets players...

The final squad of 21 players will be named on Sunday....

 2020-02-28 16:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Lands Ministry Tasked to Enhance Data Sharing During Investigations...

Victor Amos Acidri, an officer who handles investigations at the IG says that sometimes they get no responses to their requests, while quite often, the responses are delayed. From last year, the directorate has made about 30 requests and non has been gran...

 2020-02-28 16:31 

News24

Ex-SANDF soldier who went on KZN shooting spree jailed for 170 years...

A soldier who went AWOL to hunt down his girlfriend, killing one person and wounding several others with his state-issued R4 rifle during the pursuit, has been sentenced to an effective 170 years in prison in the High Court in Durban....

 2020-02-28 16:30 

The New Humanitarian

Greek migrant camps endanger women and girls, says new report...

Lack of bathrooms, living in close quarters, and scant security measures boost fear and the risk of sexual violence, a new report finds....

 2020-02-28 16:30 

Daily Nation

Mexico declares first case of coronavirus: Health ministry...

The individual is in stable condition, health ministry says....

 2020-02-28 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Mondi Group battles weaker prices for board, paper to post profit...

For year to December, Mondi said yesterday that it had posted a 1.1 billion (R18.22bn) profit, nearly unchanged from 1.11bn the previous year....

 2020-02-28 16:23 

News24

Angola prosecutors close in on dos Santos children...

Angola's former first son Jose Filomeno dos Santos has spent hours contemplating the marble floor and wood-panelled walls of Luanda's Supreme Court where he has been on trial since December....

 2020-02-28 16:23 

News24

South Korea coronavirus cases pass 2 000: authorities...

South Korea has reported 256 new coronavirus cases, taking its total - the highest in the world outside China - to 2 022, the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have said....

 2020-02-28 16:23 

News24

British passenger of virus-hit Japan cruise ship dies...

A British man has died after being infected by the new coronavirus while quarantined aboard a cruise ship near Tokyo, Japan's health ministry says....

 2020-02-28 16:10 

Daily Nation

Kenya's BBI a model for Africa, Obasanjo and Hailemariam say...

Nigeria's Obasanjo and former Ethiopian PM Hailemariam speak highly of unity initiative....

 2020-02-28 16:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru RDC Dragged to Court over Impounded Charcoal...

The charcoal valued at 112,500,000 million Shillings were being transported from Adjumani District via Amuru enroute to Busia Sofia Marker in Busia Town at the Uganda Kenya border. The incident happened between December 2019 and January 2020....

 2020-02-28 16:00 

News24

Tazne murder: Alleged killer's family getting death threats, one relative doused in petrol - report...

A relative of alleged child killer Moyhdian Pangarker, who gave him a place to sleep shortly before murdered Tazne van Wyk went missing, has said he is getting death threats and was attacked by someone who tried to set him alight, a Cape Town publication ...

 2020-02-28 15:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga Decries Unfair Treatment of Women at Workplaces...

Kadaga told the meeting about her experience at parliament when she had just become the speaker, recollecting that at the time, three Police women became pregnant and were transferred by the police leadership for allagedly 'looking ugly.'...

 2020-02-28 15:55 

Standard Digital

Court suspends flights from China over Coronavirus...

The High Court has temporarily suspended all flights from China over coronavirus fears....

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