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 2020-07-02 19:17 

News24

SA is deindustrialising and Eskom is part of the problem, says Nersa member...

Nersa's Nhlanhla Gumede says, due to the arrival of Covid-19, Eskom's projected sales might not often be realised....

 2020-07-02 19:01 

Business Live

New Zealand suspends America's Cup funding after claims of fraud...

Funding withheld after allegations of spying and misuse of public money...

 2020-07-02 19:01 

Business Live

Mary Robinson to lead probe into African Development Bank head...

Akinwumi Adesina was cleared by the AfDB's ethics committee, but the US has called for an independent investigation...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Danger: Burundi's new president...

variste Ndayishimiye's first speech as president, and the conspicuous absence of Burundi's main opposition leader, do not bode well for democracy The post Danger: Burundi's new president appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Unemployment fund, CCMA face jobs bloodbath...

State bodies shielding workers have been weakened by budget cuts and high demands The post Unemployment fund, CCMA face jobs bloodbath appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Auditor-general's report reveals the municipalities where the money goes to waste...

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered. The post Auditor-gen...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku's first rule: Don't panic...

As Gauteng braces for its Covid-19 peak, the province's MEC for health, Bandile Masuku, is putting his training to the test as he leads efforts to tackle the impending public health crisis The post Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku's first rule: D...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

How racism is an essential capitalist tool...

In the United States, the African American minority is capitalism's 'business cycle shock-absorber' The post How racism is an essential capitalist tool appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

We sacrifice for Covid, so we can fight global warming...

We just have to ask ourselves if we are as willing to sacrifice to save our grandchildren as we have shown ourselves to be when it came to trying to save older people, the sick and the poor from Covid-19 The post We sacrifice for Covid, so we can fight gl...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Sassa disses disability grant applicants...

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants The post Sassa disses disability grant applicants appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Corruption allegations: It's a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality...

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality The post Corruption a...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Disaster preparedness can't wait...

But solutions can only be truly effective if funding and threat information reaches the local level The post Disaster preparedness can't wait appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Labour minister paints four bleak scenarios for the UIF if layoffs go above 41%...

The fund has been selling assets to make Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme payouts The post Labour minister paints four bleak scenarios for the UIF if layoffs go above 41% appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

'Ngibambeni, ngibambeni bomama!' Refiguring Princess Magogo...

The official historiography of Princess Magogo misses the nuances and influences of the many women in her life The post 'Ngibambeni, ngibambeni bomama!' Refiguring Princess Magogo appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 18:58 

News24

Khayelitsha man dragged naked from shack lays criminal complaint, claims 'torture'...

Khayelitsha's Bulelani Qolani has laid a criminal complaint after he was dragged naked from his shack....

 2020-07-02 18:40 

Uganda Radio Network

People Power Starts Identifying Candidates for Political Positions...

The process which started at the movement's Kamwokya-based secretariat in Kampala will also be used to negotiate a consensus between multiple members expressing interest for a single post. This process runs until July 20, 2020....

 2020-07-02 18:33 

News24

Ward dedicated to Covid-19 patients has grown to more than 7 wards in 10-14 days - trauma surgeon...

A Director of Trauma Surgery at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital serving on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 in Gauteng says that in the past two weeks, one ward dedicated to patients under investigation and Covid-19 patients has grown to more than se...

 2020-07-02 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Distell launches Click2Collect platform to make drinks shopping safer...

Distell has launched a Click2Collect.co.za, a web-based solution that will allow South Africans order a wide range of alcoholic drinks....

 2020-07-02 18:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Teen Mother Throws One-Year-Old Baby in River Aringa...

According to Komakech, the 17-year-old mother kept silent over the matter hoping the corpse would be swept away by the already flooded river. But upon thorough interrogation, She revealed that she had thrown the baby in the river after the father failed t...

 2020-07-02 18:09 

News24

State Capture | Ex-Prasa CEO spent over R36m on properties in one year...

The properties in upscale suburbs across Gauteng coincided with the awarding of lucrative contracts by Prasa to an entity which appeared to have been favoured by Montana for mega contracts....

 2020-07-02 18:05 

Business Live

Daniel Mminele forced to wing it despite Absa's careful planning...

CEO's experiences have equipped him to handle a challenge for bankers unlike any other in the modern era...

 2020-07-02 18:05 

Business Live

Cipla to bring Covid-19 treatment remdesivir to SA...

Cipla plans to sell the drug at $55 a shot, or $330 (R5,600) for a five-day course, according to Cipla SA CEO Paul Miller....

 2020-07-02 17:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Jinja Hospital Fails to Conduct Autopsy for Dead Police Officers, suspect...

The deceased identified as D/AIP Emmanuel Mawa and D/Sgt Dick Magala died in an accident along the Jinja-Iganga highway, alongside a handcuffed suspect, Philip Wadambwa. The policemen who are both attached to the general crimes desk were transporting the ...

 2020-07-02 17:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Warriors Displace Settlement Camp in Night Raid...

Peter Okello Dere, the Nakabaat village LC I Chairperson identified the deceased as Mark Acia who settled in the camp three years ago as an artisanal miner from Nakapiripirit district. Okello also confirmed that 1,050 people have fled the camp and sought ...

 2020-07-02 17:55 

News24

International Covid-19 news: Restaurants reopen in Brazil, Jordan extends smoking ban...

Global Covid-19 news you should know....

 2020-07-02 17:39 

News24

Two killed as soldiers open fire on mourners at Ethiopian singer's funeral...

Two people were shot dead and seven others injured when soldiers opened fire on mourners seeking to attend the funeral of a popular Ethiopian singer, whose assassination sparked violence....

 2020-07-02 17:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Patient Numbers Fueling Shortage of Pre-eclampsia Drugs at Kawempe Hospital...

The disorder characterized by seizures and convulsions in a woman with high blood pressure in pregnancy is a potentially dangerous complication often results in serious or even fatal difficulties for both mother and baby....

 2020-07-02 17:35 

News24

Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI...

British socialite charged with perjury, conspiracy and transporting minors with intent to engage in criminal sex acts....

 2020-07-02 17:32 

News24

Western Cape's Covid-19 peak could be 'flatter, longer', but that's good news for bed capacity...

The Western Cape's Covid-19 "peak" is likely to be flatter than first expected, but will also last for longer, which could mean the Western Cape may no longer run out of hospital beds....

 2020-07-02 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Curro Holdings prospects for more growth 'remain strong'...

Curro schools re-opened on June1 through a phased approach, attendance was higher than expected and 75percent of learners were present in the classroom....

 2020-07-02 17:29 

News24

EXPLAINER | How liquidation works...

The coronavirus lockdown has devastated the business sector and many businesses, big and small, have to make some tough decisions about their ability to continue or not....

 2020-07-02 17:10 

Business Live

Turmoil at funeral of Ethiopian activist after 90 die in week of unrest...

Murder of Oromo Ethiopian activist and singer Hachalu Hundessa in Addis Ababa fuels ethnic tensions...

 2020-07-02 17:10 

Business Live

Chiliboy Ralepelle suspects doping officer of foul play...

Now banned hooker says samples he provided were not immediately transported to the lab...

 2020-07-02 17:10 

Business Live

Tesla shares surge as deliveries beat estimates...

Stock of the electric-vehicle maker is close to tripling this year, as it delivered over 90,650 cars in the three months to end-June...

 2020-07-02 17:10 

Business Live

DAVID SHAPIRO: Things have changed for the better . for gold, anyway...

Analysts do not believe the price of gold will stop here, with many anticipating it could reach $3,000...

 2020-07-02 17:10 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE has best day in a week as US jobs data boosts markets...

The rand broke below R17/$ for the time in three weeks...

 2020-07-02 17:06 

News24

Netcare sets up free-standing mortuaries at some hospitals...

The Netcare hospital group have set up "free-standing" mortuaries at some of its hospitals to ensure the safety of health and funeral parlour workers....

 2020-07-02 17:05 

News24

More Cape Town officers could face suspension for dragging naked man from shack...

More City of Cape Town law enforcement officers could face suspension for their involvement in the manhandling of a Khayelitsha man as he was dragged from his shack....

 2020-07-02 17:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Seeks to Suspend Delegates Conferences Ahead of 2021 Polls...

The regulations seek to provide guidance on the conduct of meetings and elections at a time when the world is challenged with managing crowds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-02 17:02 

News24

OPINION | SA is a country of two nations - and evictions lay bare its injustices...

A Khayelitsha man was ripped from his bath and pushed into the spotlight during demolitions on Wednesday, revealing the only difference between evictions under apartheid and now is that there were phones to film the event, in which the man was completely ...

 2020-07-02 16:55 

News24

Less than quarter of the 19 000 inmates eligible for Covid-19 parole released so far...

Less than a quarter of the 19 000 inmates eligible for early parole to ease overcrowding and alleviate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. have been released....

 2020-07-02 16:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Fire Teargas to Disperse Ex Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya's Supporters...

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that Prof. Bukenya used taxis to ferry people to his home without following the Ministry of Health guidelines on controlling the possible spread of coronavirus disease. Taxi's are only allo...

 2020-07-02 16:41 

Standard Digital

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Why-singers-killing-ignited-deadly-clashes-among-Ethiopias-Oromo-people...

Some-powerful-Oromo-activists-are-publicly-criticising-Abiy-accusing-him-of-pushing-his-new-pan-Ethiopian-Prosperity-Party-at-the-expense-of-Oromo-...

 2020-07-02 16:40 

News24

R500bn social relief fund: SIU probing a number of serious allegations of corruption...

The Special Investigating Unit says fraudulent and corrupt tendencies have been creeping in, with the intention to illegally benefit from the R500 billion social relief and containment fund allocated to ease the impact of Covid-19....

 2020-07-02 16:38 

News24

WATCH | Exhausted seal bangs on door of Cape Town restaurant...

The staff at Table View beachfront's popular bar, Pakalolo, got a surprise when a disoriented seal waddled over six lanes of traffic and banged its flippers on their door....

 2020-07-02 16:37 

News24

Gauteng now has highest number of active Covid-19 cases in SA - Makhura...

The densely populated province of Gauteng now has the highest number of active Covid-19 cases in South Africa, at just over 30 000....

 2020-07-02 16:32 

News24

Friday's weather: Another fine, cool day across most of South Africa...

It will be a fine and cool day on Friday, the South African Weather Service says....

 2020-07-02 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Working from home: hello space as a service...

We used to work in offices. For the past few months, we've worked at home....

 2020-07-02 16:25 

Standard Digital

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Botswana-investigating-mystery-deaths-of-275-elephants...

Botswana-is-investigating-the-unexplained-deaths-of-elephants-over-the-past-months-Poaching-has-been-ruled-out-as-the-carcasses-were-found-intact...

 2020-07-02 16:15 

News24

Record 56 million tons e-waste dumped, says top UN report...

Across the river from Delhi's Red Fort, the grim neighbourhood of Seelampur lives off what consumers throw away - their broken or obsolete electronic and electrical goods....

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