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 2021-06-12 07:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs...

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines....

 2021-06-12 07:15 

Business Live

Health ministry warns of 'possibility' that J&J vaccines meant for SA might not be suitable...

The US Food and Drug Administration confirmed that just two batches of the vaccine from a Baltimore laboratory were being released, while others were not...

 2021-06-12 07:11 

Business Report (IOL)

How long should a startup be a startup?...
 2021-06-12 07:10 

News24

KZN taxi violence: Bloodshed must be stopped with immediate effect, says Cele...

Police Minister Bheki Cele has pleaded with rival taxi associations to stop the violence following a growing number of deaths connected to disputes in KwaZulu-Natal....

 2021-06-12 07:10 

News24

Covid-19: SA records 8 021 new confirmed cases and 182 deaths...

South Africa has recorded 8 021 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1 730 106....

 2021-06-12 07:00 

Mail & Guardian

Screen Grab: Deeply shallow...

The documentary 'Seaspiracy' is a textbook display of disingenuous interviewing The post Screen Grab: Deeply shallow appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-12 06:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Covid-19 Testing Centres Register Increase in Positive Cases in Learners...

Staff at the testing labs intimated that many parents were taking their children for voluntary tests following reports that some schools had positive cases. Other learners were tested at health facilities after they presented with COVID-19 symptoms....

 2021-06-12 06:06 

News24

PODCAST | The Story: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fate hangs in the balance...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to have the impeachment rules for a Chapter 9 head declared unconstitutional and invalid started in the Western Cape High Court on Monday....

 2021-06-12 06:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Traffic Officer Knocked Dead Patrolling Kamuli-Buyende District Boundary...

Ndingidyeye who was riding on a motorcycle registration number; UEX 280U, was knocked in the areas of Nankulyaku on Bukungu road along the Kamuli-Buyende road....

 2021-06-12 05:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Privatization Minister Manzi Tumubweine Dead...

Tumubweine succumbed to Covid-19 on Saturday night at around 10:00 PM at Case Clinic in Kampala where he has been admitted. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Peace Musimenta....

 2021-06-12 05:30 

News24

Confirmed for SA: Lexus' all-new NX luxury compact SUV to arrive locally in 2022...

Lexus lifts the veil on its new NX luxury compact SUV, and confirms that the vehicle is indeed destined for the South African market....

 2021-06-12 05:23 

Business Live

Covid-19 has been devastating, but a future pandemic could be far worse...

The spectre of another global crisis, along with the potential emergence of a deadlier foe, is pushing disease trackers to begin preparations now, even as Covid-19 continues to rage in some regions...

 2021-06-12 05:15 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Zambian court throws out second challenge to Lungu re-election bid...

Lungu's first term in office lasted a year and six months, when he took over after the death of the previous elected president, Michael Sata....

 2021-06-12 05:07 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

We've checked all hospitals, no birth of 10 babies took place: SA...

The Gauteng Provincial Government refutes the claim suggesting Sithole gave birth to ten babies in one go at one of its hospitals....

 2021-06-12 04:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum Municipality MP Arrested For Holding Procession...

The Forum for Democratic Change Party (FDC] stalwart was picked from his home in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality on Friday evening....

 2021-06-12 04:34 

Nation

Botswana President gets Pfizer vaccine...

Masisi encourages everyone to take the jab when their time comes in order to save lives....

 2021-06-12 04:26 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Putin says relations with US at lowest point ahead of Biden meeting...

Biden to bring up ransomware attacks from Russia, Moscow's aggression against Ukraine among other issues in the Wednesday meeting...

 2021-06-12 03:45 

Standard Digital

Murdered school security guards were to appear in court over theft of TV set...

Matete Sub-county Police Commander, Thomas Ototo, termed the killings "a normal crime."...

 2021-06-12 03:22 

Standard Digital

Joy as air transport resumes in Homa Bay...

New aircraft to undertake four flights between Homa Bay and Nairobi in a week...

 2021-06-12 03:13 

Nation

EAC mulls Covid-19 economic recovery plan...

The goal is to help the region rebuild from the negative effect of the pandemic...

 2021-06-12 03:04 

Nation

French army kills Mali jihadist linked to journalist murders...

French forces in the Sahel region kill "four terrorists" including Bayes Ag Bakabo....

 2021-06-12 03:00 

Mail & Guardian

New membership system encounters problems in ANC branches...

The Lower South Coast region has complained of a plot by some branch secretaries to manipulate the system The post New membership system encounters problems in ANC branches appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-12 02:00 

Standard Digital

Woman in Nakuru attempted to cover up grandson's murder, court hears...

A woman attempted to bury the body of her 18-month-old grandson to protect her son, a Nakuru court has heard....

 2021-06-12 01:03 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Colombia ex-president asks forgiveness for army's extrajudicial killings...

Santos served as defense minister under Uribe for nearly three years between 2006 and 2009 and was in the post when the killings were uncovered....

 2021-06-12 00:51 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

With military victory elusive, W.African nations quietly back talks with Islamists...

West African armies and international allies have fought against militant groups active in the Sahel region, some linked to the al al Qaeda....

 2021-06-11 22:58 

Mail & Guardian

Review: 'Murder in Paris': Who killed Dulcie September?...

Fast-paced and densely structured, a new documentary retrieves Dulcie September from the confines of 'forgotten apartheid hero' The post Review: 'Murder in Paris': Who killed Dulcie September? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 21:57 

News24

Pulitzer Board honors teen who took video of George Floyd murder...

The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded a "special citation" to the teenager whose video of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer sparked worldwide protests against racial injustice....

 2021-06-11 21:42 

News24

Close to 10 000 Mozambicans fleeing violence forcibly removed from Tanzania - UN...

Almost 10 000 Mozambicans have been forcibly removed from Tanzania so far this year after fleeing a deadly Islamist insurgency in their homeland, a spokesperson for the UN refugee agency said on Friday....

 2021-06-11 20:58 

News24

US FDA asks J&J to discard millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses...

June 11 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration onFriday said Johnson & Johnson must throw away millionsof doses of its COVID-19 vaccine that were manufactured at aproblem-plagued Baltimore factory but also cleared millions foruse....

 2021-06-11 20:29 

News24

Zandspruit mob justice: Police looking for two men 'who disappeared' after 8 were killed...

Gauteng police have appealed to the public to help them search for a man believed to have been involved in the killing of eight people in Zandspruit in May....

 2021-06-11 20:29 

News24

Pupils in protest over choice of food served at Gauteng school for the hearing-impaired...

Pupils from Katlehong School for the Deaf in Gauteng took to the street to demonstrate their frustration over food served at the institution....

 2021-06-11 20:05 

News24

McDonald's says hackers breached data in Taiwan, South Korea...

Fast food giant McDonald's said hackers breached their servers and accessed data from customers in Taiwan and South Korea....

 2021-06-11 19:59 

Mail & Guardian

Artivism: a powerful tool for reconciliation...

An exhibition with collections from around the world asks us to reflect on mass atrocity to enact a just future The post Artivism: a powerful tool for reconciliation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 19:34 

News24

Land expropriation: Committee chair says failure to amend Section 25 'too ghastly to contemplate'...

The ad hoc committee amending Section 25 of the Constitution met on Friday to continue its deliberations. The EFF did not participate....

 2021-06-11 19:30 

News24

R70 billion IMF loan won't compromise SA's fiscal sovereignty, says Tito Mboweni...

A R70-billion International Monetary Fund loan won't compromise South Africa's fiscal sovereignty, according to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni....

 2021-06-11 19:22 

Nation

Mali names new cabinet...

Sadio Camara, one of the officers sidelined in the reshuffle that provoked the latest coup, reappointed as defence minister....

 2021-06-11 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Police analyst implicated in R600k fraud scheme...

But the forensic analyst has also claimed to be a victim of identity fraud The post Police analyst implicated in R600k fraud scheme appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Economy's signs of life mean little for the poor...

GDP growth may be encouraging but it doesn't mean much for SA's millions of unemployed The post Economy's signs of life mean little for the poor appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

The ANC has moral decay on its plate, and the garnish is bitter...

Analysis of news coverage in May shows a governing party that is broke — and bitterly at war with itself The post The ANC has moral decay on its plate, and the garnish is bitter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 18:59 

News24

French army kills an al Qaeda leader in Sahel, minister says...

PARIS, June 11 - The French army has killed an al Qaeda leader during an operation in the Sahel region who is believed to be responsible for the kidnapping and killing of two French journalists in 2013, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said on F...

 2021-06-11 18:52 

Nation

Tunisian navy rescues 54 migrants heading to Europe...

The migrants, aged between 15 and 40 and almost all men, left from neighbouring Libya late Thursday....

 2021-06-11 18:24 

News24

eMkhondo murders: State's reasons for denying bail are 'nonsensical, not valid', defence argues...

An investigating officer's reasons to oppose the bail of eight men accused of murder and attempted murder on Pampoenkraal farm outside eMkhondo, are "nonsensical"; and "not valid", court has heard....

 2021-06-11 18:24 

News24

Gift of the Givers gets green light to drill boreholes at two Joburg hospitals...

The Gauteng health department has granted Gift of the Givers Foundation permission to continue drilling for a borehole at Helen Joseph Hospital....

 2021-06-11 18:24 

News24

Mpumalanga police seek driver of a bakkie that killed 9 schoolchildren 56 years ago...

Mpumalanga police are searching for a driver of a bakkie that ploughed into a school choir killing nine pupils and injuring others 56 years ago....

 2021-06-11 18:17 

Business Live

US FDA clears J&J Covid-19 vaccine doses after months-long delay...

After a thorough review of a troubled Emergent manufacturing facility, US regulators authorised two batches of the vaccine's underlying drug substance made at the site...

 2021-06-11 18:01 

News24

Body of girl snatched by father found off Spanish island...

The body of a six-year-old girl has been found off Tenerife island six weeks after she and her sister were snatched by their father in a discovery that has shocked Spain....

 2021-06-11 17:45 

News24

Eskom suspends load shedding from later tonight, but stage 1 back for part of the weekend...

Eskom will from 20:00 suspend load shedding....

 2021-06-11 17:32 

News24

WesBank continues to be hit by major outage due to hardware glitch...

WesBank said it is experiencing technical difficulties that have affected debit orders, customer service, and response times....

 2021-06-11 17:25 

News24

FEEL GOOD | Durban man treats Metro cops to breakfast, surfing lessons for their lockdown efforts...

In January a group of surfers protested in Durban against the beach ban imposed by the government as a measure against Covid-19....

 2021-06-11 17:25 

News24

Covid-19: Gauteng govt reports more than 3 000 testing positive at schools...

The Gauteng Department of Education on Friday confirmed that there is a growing number of pupils testing positive for Covid-19....

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