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 2020-02-17 10:49 

Standard Digital

Detectives comb through DP Ruto’s office over Sh39b gun scandal : The Standard...

Detectives are currently collecting evidence multibillion fake arms deal at the office of the Deputy President William Ruto....

 2020-02-17 10:49 

Standard Digital

Detectives comb through Harambee Annex in Sh39b gun scandal...

Detectives collecting evidence in alleged fake arms deal at Harambee Annex which among others, houses the office of Deputy President William Ruto...

 2020-02-17 10:47 

Mail & Guardian

February 11 1990: Mandela's media conquest...

Nelson Mandela's release from prison was also South Africa's first 'media event'. And, despite the NP's, and the SABC's, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba's personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity T...

 2020-02-17 10:47 

News24

Cape Town church refugees: City granted order to enforce by-laws...

The Western Cape High Court has granted the City of Cape Town an order prohibiting refugees and asylum seekers living in and around the Central Methodist Mission church from interfering with City officials....

 2020-02-17 10:46 

Daily Nation

SportPesa terminate Formula One deal...

This three-year deal was reported to be worth Sh3 billion....

 2020-02-17 10:46 

Daily Nation

Israeli aircraft flies over Sudan for first time: Netanyahu...

Israel remains technically at war with Sudan, which supported hardline Islamists....

 2020-02-17 10:40 

Business Live

Eskom, by the numbers...

Ninety percent of SA's electricity demand is supplied by Eskom...

 2020-02-17 10:40 

Business Live

JSE follows firmer Asian markets with focus on Chinese stimulus...

Traders hope that Asian countries will implement stimulus measures to offset the effects of the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-02-17 10:38 

Standard Digital

Rashid Echesa: The school dropout at the center of Sh39b scandal...

Echesa's critics claimed that he was a class seven dropout, questioning his skills to run the Sports Ministry...

 2020-02-17 10:38 

Standard Digital

Rashid Echesa: The school dropout at the center of Sh39b gun scandal...

Echesa's critics claimed that he was a class seven dropout, questioning his skills to run the Sports Ministry...

 2020-02-17 10:30 

Standard Digital

Duale: Summon CS Magoha on mass transfers...

In some schools, only headteachers have been left behind...

 2020-02-17 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Share to watch: Is it worth it for investors to have another look at JSE shares?...

The JSE Share price is now so low, it's back to 2014 levels....

 2020-02-17 10:28 

Daily Nation

Girls' future doomed without mental healthcare, warn advocates...

Girls in slums, rural areas exposed to rape, unsafe abortions, early marriages and FGM, destabilising their mental state...

 2020-02-17 10:27 

Daily Nation

Home player Nyamu wins Johnnie Walker series at Limuru...

He won by one point from Macharia Muchiri who carded 39 points....

 2020-02-17 10:23 

The New Humanitarian

Lesvos: Empower both islanders and asylum seekers to defuse tensions...

Recent clashes have ratcheted up tensions, so why not try a different tack and give greater control to the locals and the refugees....

 2020-02-17 10:22 

News24

Bandits kill 30 in Nigeria attack - police...

Armed gangs have killed 30 people in raids on two villages in an area of northwest Nigeria plagued by cattle rustlers and kidnappers, police have announced....

 2020-02-17 10:21 

Standard Digital

New KVDA boss has a full in-tray in R Valley...

Mr Mohamed said Naporos' appointment was effective February 3, 2020....

 2020-02-17 10:21 

News24

'You're free to go' - Relief for ex-SARS officials as charges withdrawn in lengthy 'rogue unit' saga...

"You are free to go." These were the words of Acting Judge Anthony Millar as charges were officially withdrawn against three former senior SARS officials in the so-called "rogue unit" saga....

 2020-02-17 10:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Pharmacist Bagyenda, Co-Accused Convicted for Murder...

In his judgment delivered this afternoon, Justice Moses Kazibwe noted that although the defense lawyers tried to convince court that Bagyenda suffered a disease of mind by the time he committed the crime, both prosecution witnesses including Dr. Santos Oj...

 2020-02-17 10:04 

News24

Armed gang steals toilet rolls in panic-buying hit Hong Kong...

Armed robbers who stole hundreds of toilet rolls were being hunted by Hong Kong police, in a city wracked by shortages caused by coronavirus panic-buying....

 2020-02-17 10:01 

News24

Melville New Year's shooter: More questions than answers after sketch of suspect released...

There are more questions than answers since police released a sketch of a suspect in the New Year's Eve shooting in Melville....

 2020-02-17 10:00 

Standard Digital

Oparanya moves to cut county spending...

The governor has also directed that no county vehicle will be on the road beyond official hours...

 2020-02-17 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

No mining fatalities at Amplats in 2019...

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) today said it had recorded zero mine fatalities at the company's mines in the year to December 2019....

 2020-02-17 09:59 

News24

WATCH | Dudu Myeni's son to testify at state capture inquiry...

The Zondo commission is expected to hear testimony related to allegations of corruption at Mhlathuze Water in Richards Bay, when Thalente Myeni takes the stand....

 2020-02-17 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System...

"Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can't some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] an...

 2020-02-17 09:45 

Business Live

Citigroup expects Sub-Saharan Africa deals to beat 2019 levels...

Lender seeks to tap a funding shortfall for infrastructure projects that could be as much as $100bn a year...

 2020-02-17 09:45 

Business Live

Amazon the most valuable brand globally for third year running...

Amazon has become the first brand in the history of the Brand Finance Global 500 rankings to exceed $2bn in value...

 2020-02-17 09:45 

Business Live

Rand enters second day of gains as global mood improves...

Rand Merchant Bank analyst Siobhan Redford warns there is 'ever-present risk' of local currency breaching R15 if load-shedding intensifies...

 2020-02-17 09:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Repeated Fires at Atiak Sugar Works Worry Acholi Leaders...

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V Chairperson, says Atiak Sugar factory doesn't have a clear boundary with the community, which makes it easier for fire to burn the sugar canes....

 2020-02-17 09:34 

Daily Nation

KPL clubs impress in Betway Cup...

Holders Bandari have qualified for Round 16....

 2020-02-17 09:30 

Standard Digital

Stray lions cause panic around the Maasai Mara...

Ajuoga said KWS is working with other wildlife organisations to combat human-wildlife conflict....

 2020-02-17 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Gemfields relists in London as stability returns to operations in Moz...

JSE- and Bermuda-listed Gemfields said on Friday that 11 artisanal miners had died at its Montepuez Ruby Miningi n Mozambique....

 2020-02-17 09:29 

Standard Digital

Woman: My husband is not under a spell, he has mental illness...

PG20 Esther Kiama stood by her husband, right, through his illness despite some friends turning their backs on her....

 2020-02-17 09:29 

Daily Nation

Court halts vetting of Sonko DG nominee...

Anti-corruption Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi issued the order....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

Sh80m machine rusts away as lake weed marches on...

The project is expected to have a significant regional impact on the water quality within the Lake Victoria Basin....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

Japan suffers worst economic slump in five years...

Typhoon Hagibis killed more than 100 people and caused widespread flooding in October....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

New coronavirus is 'preventable and treatable': China health official...

Chinese National Commission says Coronavirus now preventable and treatable after infection rate drops from 38 to 18 per cent....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

Trump threatens intelligence block over Huawei: US diplomat...

President Donald Trump had threatened to cut off intelligence-sharing with countries that dealt with Chinese tech firm Huawei....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

Ruto tells off Raila on church donations...

Raila further said BBI would be used to deal with such leaders....

 2020-02-17 09:26 

Standard Digital

Kariuki on the spot over deals...

This follows accusations that senior staff in the Health ministry bungled the scheme...

 2020-02-17 09:24 

News24

Triple murder case: Cape Town cops comb through clues after 3 people burnt to death...

Cape Town detectives are investigating the murders of three people who were burnt to death over the weekend, according to Western Cape police....

 2020-02-17 09:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Hoima Officials Mobilise Women to Deliver at Health Facilities...

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in Charge Buseruka Health center III, says health officials in the sub county have embarked on a massive campaign to rally expectant mothers to deliver from health facilities....

 2020-02-17 09:12 

Daily Nation

Don't set up more campuses, Magoha tells universities...

At least 24 satellite campuses have been closed over quality issues since 2016....

 2020-02-17 09:08 

Daily Nation

Ogiek: Include graft, Mau land grabbing in BBI agenda...

Community urges State to form special tribunal to fight graft....

 2020-02-17 09:02 

Mail & Guardian

Response to the report of the independent assessors...

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university. The post Response to the report of the independent assessors appeared first ...

 2020-02-17 09:01 

Mail & Guardian

NWU student receives international award...

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award. The post NWU student receives international award appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-02-17 09:00 

Mail & Guardian

Academic programme resumes at all campuses...

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables. The post Academic programme resumes at all campuses appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-02-17 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Anglo American Platinum CEO Griffith to step down...

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Monday its Chief Executive Officer Chris Griffith will step down effective April 16....

 2020-02-17 08:53 

News24

TIMELINE | FW de Klerk: Tracking the storm...

Tension is mounting over apartheid president FW de Klerk's comments that apartheid was not necessarily a crime against humanity, with South Africans, political parties, activists and the FW de Klerk Foundation adding their voices....

 2020-02-17 08:49 

Business Live

Land Bank appoints Ayanda Kanana as CEO...

The lender, which provides financing to farmers, was recently downgraded to junk status by Moody's Investors Service...

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