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 2020-11-25 02:04 

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More than 100 bodies found in secret mass grave within Mexico cartel stronghold...

More than 100 dead bodies have been found piled together in a mass grave within the territory of one of Mexico's most notorious gangs....

 2020-11-25 01:48 

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DR Congo ex-presidential aide jailed for graft 'seriously ill'...

A top former aide to DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi jailed for 20 years for corruption in a landmark trial is seriously ill....

 2020-11-25 01:26 

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US officials plan to release 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in first distribution...

U.S. officials said on Tuesday they plan to release 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses nationwide....

 2020-11-25 00:59 

Standard Digital

Former Kilifi South MP Mustafa Iddi is dead...

50-year-old Iddi died on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment at Premier Hospital in Mombasa....

 2020-11-24 22:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Security Clears NUP's Kyagulanyi to Campaign in Kagadi...
 2020-11-24 20:53 

News24

Former Niger president Mamadou Tandja dies...

Niger's former president Mamadou Tandja, ousted from power in 2010 after attempting to stay on beyond a two-term limit, has died, the government in capital Niamey said....

 2020-11-24 20:49 

Business Live

Market data — November 24 2020...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

 2020-11-24 20:49 

Business Live

Russia says data shows Sputnik 95% effective and prices vaccine at under $20...

Moscow claims its Covid-19 vaccine is cheaper and more effective than similar rivals, but scientists question its safety...

 2020-11-24 20:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Dead After Amuriat's Convoy Involved in Accident...

The accident happened this afternoon at Uvuru Nubi, an accident black spot along the Nebbi-Pakwach border....

 2020-11-24 20:28 

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A new era, a new journey, new opportunities...
 2020-11-24 20:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Tumukunde Fails to Hold Rallies in Masindi...

Tumukunde who arrived in Masindi from Buliisa district at 3pm was blocked by police led by the Masindi District Police commander Vincent Irama from holding a rally at Kijura market in Masindi town where he wanted to address the traders....

 2020-11-24 20:00 

News24

Cameroon women's opposition figure jailed for six months...

A Cameroonian military tribunal has jailed the head of the main opposition party's women's wing for six months for "plotting revolution", according to an order seen by AFP....

 2020-11-24 19:46 

News24

With new national security team, Biden stresses alliances, US leadership...

President-Elect Joe Biden has stressed his plans for a foreign policy based on the United States taking a global leadership role and strengthening its alliances....

 2020-11-24 19:41 

News24

R500k for one Daily Lotto player!...

Here are the results for the draw....

 2020-11-24 19:28 

News24

Swallows soar to top of PSL standings with win over hapless Kaizer Chiefs...

Newly-promoted Swallows FC went top of the Premiership standings with an impressive win over Kaizer Chiefs thanks to a goal by Joseph Mhlongo at Dobsonville Stadium on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 19:27 

News24

Judgment reserved in PP application for leave to appeal dismissal of bid to halt removal proceedings...

Judgment has been reserved in Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court ruling which dismissed her bid to halt the National Assembly's removal proceedings against her....

 2020-11-24 19:09 

News24

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results....

 2020-11-24 18:59 

Business Live

Huawei rival Xiaomi grabs market share as profits jump...

Electronics company became the third-biggest seller of handsets in the third quarter, shipping 47.1-million units...

 2020-11-24 18:59 

Business Live

India bans more Chinese mobile apps including AliExpress...

India's technology minister calls the ban a 'digital strike' against China...

 2020-11-24 18:59 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: SA belatedly joining vaccine programme is good news — if true...

Immunising 3% of SA would cost about R170m, while SAA is costing the country R10.5bn...

 2020-11-24 18:59 

Business Live

SABC puts job cuts on hold as pressure mounts...

After an emergency meeting last Thursday, the SABC board said the issuing of retrenchment notices would be put on hold for seven days...

 2020-11-24 18:59 

Business Live

World Bank loan may still happen, says Mboweni...

Finance minister says there will be no policy prescriptions for SA and the World Bank now understands that...

 2020-11-24 18:29 

News24

ANC acting chief whip in Nelson Mandela Bay Ncediso Captain dies of Covid-19...

ANC acting chief whip in the Nelson Mandela Bay council, Ncediso Roosevelt Captain, has died of Covid-19, the party in the Eastern Cape said....

 2020-11-24 18:21 

News24

Limpopo court hears man accused of ordering hit on his wife is a threat to witnesses...

The Polokwane Magistrate's Court heard a man accused of masterminding the murder of his businesswoman wife and her colleague may "silence" witnesses....

 2020-11-24 18:15 

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Woman who laid rape charge against top swim coach wants Swimming SA to release investigation report...

According to the woman, she informed the head of Swimming SA about her ordeal - and an investigation, carried out by an independent lawyer, was launched in August this year....

 2020-11-24 18:04 

Business Live

Fairvest CEO says listed property sector will remain thirsty for M&A...

Darren Wilder says there is still too much uncertainty around property valuations...

 2020-11-24 18:04 

Business Live

Angola aims for three-year 'breathing space' from creditors...

Africa's second-largest oil exporter is in talks with bank creditors and China...

 2020-11-24 18:04 

Business Live

Dow moves above 30,000 for first time...

Good news on vaccines and the potential for a peaceful US presidential transition drove the rally...

 2020-11-24 18:00 

Nation

40 arrested while partying in Kisumu's Milimani estate...

County Commander Ranson Lolmodooni said 10 of the suspects are girls and 30 are boys....

 2020-11-24 17:53 

News24

Wednesday's weather: Thundershowers for Limpopo, Mpumalanga - cool to warm elsewhere...

Thunderstorms are forecast for Limpopo and Mpumalanga on Wednesday, otherwise a cool to warm day is expected throughout the country, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-11-24 17:46 

News24

Prasa tells Parly it is on the mend, some MPs still skeptical...

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa told Parliament that it would get to grips with its finances, hold implicated officials accountable and recover lost funds....

 2020-11-24 17:43 

News24

Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win...

Pennsylvania has officially certified Democrat Joe Biden's election victory in the state over Donald Trump, a day after the president agreed to a transition....

 2020-11-24 17:36 

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Man accused of raping 2 girls in Tshwane hotel was previously convicted of rape...

A 45-year-old man accused of raping two girls in a hotel in Tshwane was previously convicted of rape....

 2020-11-24 17:25 

Uganda Radio Network

KCCA Law Enforcement Officers Need to Calm Down - Minister Kasolo...

In 2017, a street vendor Olivia Basemera drowned in Nakivubo Channel while fleeing law enforcement officers who wanted to arrest her after she was found selling handkerchief on the streets. The incident attracted criticism to KCCA and many thought it woul...

 2020-11-24 17:24 

Nation

Man dies after falling from bridge in Molo...

The body of the elderly man was taken to Molo sub-county mortuary....

 2020-11-24 17:17 

News24

WATCH | After two arrests, Zimbabwe's Hopewell Chin'ono remains defiant...

The ruling party in his native Zimbabwe has declared him an enemy of the state....

 2020-11-24 17:15 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Ministry Restricts COVID-19 Contacts from Traveling...

The Ministry also announced that 120 students have so far tested positive for COVID-19. The cases have been registered from Bishop Cyprian Kihangire, Masaka College of Health Sciences, Vine Paramedical School in Masaka and Kabale School of Nursing and mid...

 2020-11-24 17:15 

News24

WATCH | Three spitting cobras found at Durban home...

Snake handlers Nick Evans and Duncan Slabbert were met with a big surprise when they found three Mozambique spitting cobras at a home in Pinetown, Durban....

 2020-11-24 17:09 

Business Live

ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Illusions and reveries of Africa claiming the 21st century are fast evaporating...

Once again, the continent is incidental in world politics, and in some ways a mere source of raw materials — this time for China...

 2020-11-24 17:08 

Business Live

AstraZeneca must show it is not profiting from vaccine while Covid-19 is pandemic...

The price of AstraZeneca's vaccine candidate has been set at about $3 (R46) per dose, against at least four times more for other candidates...

 2020-11-24 17:08 

Business Live

SA businesses may soon need a WhatsApp strategy...

WhatsApp allows entrepreneurs a way to run informal delivery businesses...

 2020-11-24 17:08 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Sasol, banks and financials help spur JSE to best gains in two weeks...

Global stock markets were cheered by developments on the vaccine front...

 2020-11-24 17:08 

Business Live

Sri Lanka's T20 league takes off after turbulent build-up...

Multiple postponements, venue uncertainties and late withdrawals ahead of the start of Sri Lanka Cricket's ambitious tournament on Thursday...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Kisumu traders demand release of Sh2b dues...

They accused the county of refusing to make the report public and deliberately buying time to avoid paying them...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Kemsa heads ignored Covid-19 supply rules...

Agency paid suppliers who broke contract rules and did not meet delivery deadlines...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Court rules no one entitled to half of property upon divorce...

Woman had moved to court after her divorce to seek a share of properties she said were acquired during their marriage...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Kinoti eats humble pie on return of poll chaos cases...

There were fears that the statement had whipped up emotions and would be deployed by leaders for political mobilisation...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Uproar as senators push for probe into counties' boundary row...

Some of the lawmakers, however, were against involving Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o in addressing boundary disputes...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Top detective's 'water tight' cases turn into hot air...

Kinoti previously dabbled in unmitigated showmanship, which has isolated him from the initial collegial approach to prosecutions...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Standard Digital

Patients left in agony as doctors and nurses strike...

Union says medics will not return to work until they receive their promotion letters....

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