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 2020-11-24 15:42 

Uganda Radio Network

DP to Offer Free Legal Services to Riot Suspects...

The DP spokesperson Opio Okoler said on Tuesday that the family member of the suspects should appear at the DP offices and lodge complaints such that their lawyers can help to secure their freedom....

 2020-11-24 15:40 

Mail & Guardian

Sudan's government gambles over fuel-subsidy cuts — and people pay the price...

Economists question the manner in which the transitional government partially cut fuel subsidies The post Sudan's government gambles over fuel-subsidy cuts — and people pay the price appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-24 15:31 

Nation

Kenya Power loses employee to Covid-19...

Peter Njenga Kiarie was the company's operations and maintenance field supervisor in Kiambu....

 2020-11-24 15:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Creates Team to Hunt People Inciting Attacks on Commanders...

Commissioner of Police- CP Fred Enanga, the force spokesperson said they have noticed increasing posts on social media where people are giving particulars and residential addresses of commanders calling upon the public to "do the needful"...

 2020-11-24 15:25 

Uganda Radio Network

CSOs Ask Gov't to Allocate Funds for GBV Prevention in COVID-19 Response Plan...

The Coalition is calling upon the Justice Law and order sector (JLOS) to prioritize and allocate funds for violence against women prevention during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure that they are deemed essential and accessible at all times....

 2020-11-24 15:18 

Business Live

Iata says airlines set to lose close to $160bn, exceeding most dire estimates...

Passenger numbers are expected to drop to 1.8-billion in 2020 from 4.5-billion in 2019, Iata estimates...

 2020-11-24 15:18 

Business Live

MNINAWA NTLOKO: Anele's easy down-to-earth demeanour was no facade...

A veteran of more than 50 Bafana caps, the defender leaves a rich legacy that will be celebrated in SA and Europe for many years...

 2020-11-24 15:18 

Business Live

Boeing 737 MAX gets first step in approval from EU to start flying...

The EU Aviation Safety Agency has published a proposed airworthiness directive with the FAA, calling it the most scrutinised aircraft in history...

 2020-11-24 15:14 

Nation

UN Security Council meeting on Ethiopia cancelled...

South Africa, Niger and Tunisia withdrew their request for the behind-closed-doors discussion....

 2020-11-24 15:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Man Injured by Tear Gas Canister in Arua Demands UGX 50M Compensation...

Darius Muguma, 24 years, a welder in Arua City says he was injured a by teargas fired by police officers dispersing a procession by Presidential Candidate Patrick Amuriat on Sunday....

 2020-11-24 15:01 

News24

R10m a year spent on flights for ex cabinet ministers, MPs, says DA as it calls on AG to investigate...

The DA says Parliament has spent around R10 million annually to pay for luxury flights of former cabinet ministers....

 2020-11-24 14:52 

Standard Digital

Say, father NOT daddy: Queen Elizabeth II bans eight 'common' words...

The royal room is called the sitting room, not the living room and the courtyard is called the terrace...

 2020-11-24 14:51 

News24

Car bomb in north Syria kills 5: monitor...

A car bomb killed five people, mostly local police, on the outskirts of the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria, a war monitor said....

 2020-11-24 14:47 

Uganda Radio Network

C-section Births in Uganda's Private Hospitals is 4 Times Higher Than WHO Standard...

According to the report released by the health ministry, 72 percent births at Nakasero Hospital and 51% at Nsambya are by C-section. The health ministry says there is need to investigate the high C-section rates in private hospitals which is about 4 times...

 2020-11-24 14:40 

Business Report (IOL)

Bank of Communications opens first African branch in Johannesburg...
 2020-11-24 14:33 

News24

Two trucks petrol bombed in Mpumalanga...

Two truck drivers have narrowly escaped infernos when their trucks were allegedly petrol bombed in Mpumalanga....

 2020-11-24 14:31 

Nation

Ethiopian forces cross into Kenya, seize nine...

Kenyan officials say diplomatic talks are ongoing to have the Moyale residents freed....

 2020-11-24 14:23 

Business Live

Devlin Brown at the water cooler: I want to lose weight, not lift weights...

The idea that weights can miraculously add layers of muscle and turn you into the Incredible Hulk just by lifting them is the biggest exercise myth....

 2020-11-24 14:23 

Business Live

With India looming, Smith 'finds his hands' at just the right time...

Australia's star hitter believes his struggles are a thing of the past after a relatively quiet IPL...

 2020-11-24 14:23 

Business Live

US diplomat's wife who killed a motorcyclist had immunity, says UK authorities...

Anne Sacoolas was driving on the wrong side of the road, causing the crash, but was allowed to leave the UK before being charged...

 2020-11-24 14:23 

Business Live

CHRIS GILMOUR: Stor-Age ticks all the boxes amid lockdown turmoil...

Rise in inquiries shows a resilience not seen in many other industries or companies...

 2020-11-24 14:14 

Nation

Lawyer to sue hotel after near-death encounter...

Mr Diro is at pains to explain what might have motivated the attack as he was neither violent nor armed to warrant such an attempt on his life....

 2020-11-24 14:00 

News24

Ethiopia commission says Tigray youth group killed 600 civilians in 9 Nov attack...

A Tigrayan youth group stabbed, strangled, and bludgeoned to death at least 600 civilians with the collusion of local security forces during a massacre in the town of Mai Kadra....

 2020-11-24 13:59 

News24

David Attenborough throws support behind Betty's Bay baboons as activists head to court...

First, it was Dame Jane Goodall - now, world-renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has come out in support of the Betty's Bay baboons....

 2020-11-24 13:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Unfulfilled Pledges Haunt Incumbents in Bududa District...

The candidates who include Isaac Modoi and Esther Wetsetse vying for the Lutseshe County and Bududa Woman MP Seat respectively have taken advantage of the unfulfilled pledges by the incumbent candidates to request for votes from the people of Bududa....

 2020-11-24 13:44 

Mail & Guardian

Africa study finds three million new genetic variations...

The findings have wide relevance, from learning more about African history and migration to specific variants of people's health The post Africa study finds three million new genetic variations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-11-24 13:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Girls Outnumber Boys as UNEB Registers Pregnant Ones for National Exams...

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has credited the ministry of Education for the guidance it made to schools to take on the teenage girls that became pregnant during the lockdown saying this has ensured a higher number of female candidates than...

 2020-11-24 13:42 

Uganda Radio Network

NUP Accuses Security of Targeting their Supporters During Night Operations...

Addressing Journalists at NUP offices in Kamwokya today, Joel Ssenyonyi the party spokesman said they have noted that the operatives in plain clothes and police have continued to pick up people in nights once identified as NUP supporters which is unlawful...

 2020-11-24 13:40 

Business Report (IOL)

Gold drops to four-month low as Biden transition looks assured...
 2020-11-24 13:30 

Nation

Nigeria celebrates scientist in Covid vaccine breakthrough...

Dr Onyema Ogbuagu of Yale University is one of the hands involved in developing the Pfizer vaccine....

 2020-11-24 13:28 

Business Live

Amendments to Sars Act in the offing...

The Treasury plans to publish a discussion document on proposed amendments early in 2021...

 2020-11-24 13:28 

Business Live

Bookmaker believes Summer Pudding is beatable in 'The People's Race'...

Joburg bookie Lance Michael fancies Cornish Pomodoro to win Summer Cup from Divine Odyssey and Youcanthurrylove...

 2020-11-24 13:28 

Business Live

Ultra-cold container firm va-Q-tec expands ahead of Covid-19 vaccine rollout...

The cold-storage specialist will help growing demand to transport vaccines that need to be kept as cold as -70C...

 2020-11-24 13:27 

Business Live

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Time to have second thoughts about the second wave...

Debate in SA is more concerned with reviving a 'normal life' than keeping up the fight against a dangerous virus...

 2020-11-24 13:27 

Business Live

WATCH: Ratings wake-up call for SA...

Michael Avery talks to a panel about SA's junk status...

 2020-11-24 13:26 

Nation

Murang'a police intensify crackdown on boda-bodas...

At least five boda-boda riders are killed in road accidents in the county every month....

 2020-11-24 13:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyagulanyi Promises Cocoa Processing Factories in Bundibugyo...

According to statistics from the district commercial office, more than 85% of the population in Bundibugyo is directly dependent on cocoa. The crop also fetches about 150 billion shillings into the district annually....

 2020-11-24 13:20 

The New Humanitarian

Grassroots aid grows in middle-income Chile, as COVID-19 drives new needs...

The pandemic has increased poverty and hunger in Chile. Unlike poorer countries in the region, there is little to no aid infrastructure....

 2020-11-24 13:13 

News24

Rape accused Timothy Omotoso to spend 3rd Christmas in jail...

Rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso will celebrate yet another festive season behind bars....

 2020-11-24 13:10 

News24

Virus crisis to cut airline 2020 revenues by 60% - IATA...

Airline revenues this year will plunge by 60 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which threatens the survival of the industry, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 13:04 

News24

JUST IN | Malawian state's appeal of ruling that released Bushiris to be heard next week...

The Malawian state's appeal of a lower court ruling that released self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary will be heard on 1 December....

 2020-11-24 13:02 

News24

Palesa Madiba murder trial: Accused told me he 'crushed her', witness tells court...

A former friend of Dumisani Mkhwanazi testified before the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday, that the accused allegedly told him that he had "crushed" Palesa Madiba....

 2020-11-24 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

UWA Starts Removing Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament...

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs....

 2020-11-24 12:54 

Business Report (IOL)

Business liquidations rose by 20.8% year-on-year in October...
 2020-11-24 12:42 

News24

JUST IN | Suspension of SABC retrenchment process extended to end December...

The SABC insists that the delay does not mean the retrenchment process has been terminated....

 2020-11-24 12:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Lt.Gen.Tumukunde Holds Talks with Bunyoro Kingdom...

Tumukunde was hosted by the Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Byakutaga at the Kingdom palace....

 2020-11-24 12:33 

Business Live

Turkish court adds six Saudi defendants in Jamal Khashoggi trial...

The latest indictment accuses a vice-consul and an attach of 'premeditated murder with monstrous intent'...

 2020-11-24 12:32 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Winemakers only have so many chances to get it right...

For its 30th anniversary celebrations Graham Beck has released a special magnum...

 2020-11-24 12:32 

Business Live

AstraZeneca vaccine looks promising, but dosage data needs more investigation...

Counterintuitive data shows the shot was 62% effective when given in two full doses, but 90% with a half a dose, followed by a full dose...

 2020-11-24 12:29 

News24

'Don't look the other way' - ministers launch 16 Days of Activism campaign...

Our women and children continue to live in a constant state of fear, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane....

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