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 2021-06-11 17:22 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand has worst week since February as some inflation fears remain...

Government bonds, however, maintained their firmer bias...

 2021-06-11 17:08 

News24

EU won't use J&J Covid-19 shots from time of US contamination issue...

Europe's drug regulator said batches of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine made for the region around the time when contamination issues were revealed at a US manufacturing site would, as a precaution, not be used....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

More coronavirus variants detected in Kisumu, says officer...

More variants of Covid-19 have been detected in Kisumu even as the county government ordered mortuaries to dispose of all bodies in their custodies....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Major demolitions to be undertaken to pave way for Kisii-Isebania road construction...

Private developers along the Kisii-Isebania Road are staring at the demolition of their properties to pave way for the construction of an interchange....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Once fertile Bungoma tobacco farms where crops no longer yield any fruits...

Most of the farmers in Bungoma abandoned the crop due to exploitation and dwindling fortunes of tobacco in early 90s...

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Joy as Baringo residents celebrate 100 kilometres tarmac road...

The construction of a Sh5 Billion road through Baringo and Laikipia counties will be a game-changer to Baringo residents....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Counties get additional Sh53b in spending plan...

All 47 county governments are among the biggest beneficiaries in this year's budget after getting an extra Sh53.5 billion in equitable share....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Court halts move of sub-county offices to Yala town...

Controversy surrounding the transfer of the Gem Yala sub-County headquarters in Siaya from Sawagongo to Yala town has taken a fresh twist...

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

NMS gets Sh48.3 billion in budget to smoothly manage county functions...

Nairobi Metropolitan Services is set to receive Sh48.3 billion for the 2021-2022 financial year....

 2021-06-11 17:00 

Standard Digital

Counties focus on boosting own revenue and post Covid-19 recovery in budget estimates...

County governments have focused on own revenue, as post Covid-19 recovery measures in health, transport and agriculture get the lion's share in budget...

 2021-06-11 16:32 

News24

Gold Fields clinches three-year wage agreement with NUM and UASA...

The settlement is lower than the 15% hike that the NUM had initially proposed in May, and the labour union will be engaging other gold producers individually....

 2021-06-11 16:29 

News24

Two fake doctors arrested for selling sick notes...

Two people were arrested by KwaZulu-Natal police for masquerading as doctors and selling fake medical certificates for R50 each....

 2021-06-11 16:29 

News24

GOOD stages silent protest, urges Joburg mayor to urgently attend to service delivery issues...

GOOD slammed the Johannesburg mayor, Geoff Makhubo, for not acting with urgency to restore essential services to residents....

 2021-06-11 16:27 

Business Live

Chief rabbi calls on archbishop to 'condemn savagery' in Mozambique...

No grievance, no matter how real can ever justify the savagery of Ansar al-Sunna, Warren Goldstein says...

 2021-06-11 16:27 

Business Live

Murray & Roberts joint venture gets R3.2bn mining services contract...

M&R Cementation, which is M&R's contract mining unit, will be the active partner with Amandla TM on the project...

 2021-06-11 16:25 

News24

Canada will share up to 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine with nations in need - source...

Canada will share up to 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines with countries in need, though a portion of this has already been announced, a government official said, adding that the domestic vaccination campaign will not be affected....

 2021-06-11 16:24 

News24

BREAKING | Missing persons case opened at cops for 'Tembisa 10' mother...

Information seen by News24 indicates a missing person case was filed at the Tembisa South police station on Thursday....

 2021-06-11 16:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Jinja City Approves UGX 45.7Bn Budget Amidst Controversy...

After council failure to consider their complaints, Kadama led her colleagues into chaotic shouts amidst the budget approval process, which prompted security operatives to throw her out of the council hall....

 2021-06-11 16:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Staff Shortage Hits Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit...

Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them....

 2021-06-11 16:08 

News24

Somalia's Puntland moves to ban female genital mutilation...

By Mohammed Omer...

 2021-06-11 16:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Omukama Iguru Demands Immediate Investigations into Persistent L. Albert Attacks...

"How can these attacks happen and no action is being taken by the government? Since 2018 my subjects have been suffering, they are being put on gunpoint before they are robbed. These cases are all being reported to the relevant government security age...

 2021-06-11 16:00 

News24

Ramaphosa to push for vaccine patent waiver at G7 summit in the UK...

The summit would enable South Africa to lobby for a fast international response to ensuring that access to Covid-19 vaccines is equitable and affordable....

 2021-06-11 15:54 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines...

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public....

 2021-06-11 15:46 

Mail & Guardian

Judicial panel continuing deliberations on Mogoeng's appeal in Israel matter...

The outgoing chief justice has refused an instruction to apologise for his comment on South Africa's foreign policy and maintained that his office did not bar him from voicing his religious views The post Judicial panel continuing deliberations on Mog...

 2021-06-11 15:43 

Uganda Radio Network

School Closure: Gov't Resumes Radio Lessons, Still Skeptical on TV...

According to a UNSECO report, television lessons faced challenges in producing content, the absence of pre-existing partnerships for the design and broadcasting of the educational content, and also lacked collaboration between education specialists and th...

 2021-06-11 15:41 

Mail & Guardian

Trial of police up for Nathaniel Julies' murder delayed yet again...

The judge ordered a 30-minute break for one of the accused to consult his lawyer The post Trial of police up for Nathaniel Julies' murder delayed yet again appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 15:39 

News24

eMkhondo murders: Court finds State does not have enough evidence to prove premeditation...

The Piet Retief Magistrate's Court in eMkhondo, Mpumalanga has ruled that the State has failed to prove that eight men accused of murder and attempted murder on Pampoenkraal farm, face a schedule 6 offence....

 2021-06-11 15:32 

Business Live

Gauteng hospitals under pressure as province accounts for most new Covid cases...

On Thursday Gauteng had 30436 active cases, with 24043 of those reported in the past seven days...

 2021-06-11 15:31 

Business Live

Investors baffled why Danish biotech firm spikes 1,387%...

Danish investors and analysts spent their morning trying to figure out why a tiny biotechnology company suddenly soared almost 1,400% during US trading hours...

 2021-06-11 15:31 

News24

Black Mamba captured at Durban school...

Durban snake catcher, Nick Evans, found himself called out to a school in Clermont, near Durban, on Thursday to catch a Black Mamba, which had crawled into the roof space of a classroom....

 2021-06-11 15:31 

Business Live

PODCAST | Unpacking the African economy: A story of growth or decline?...

Lullu Krugel, chief economist of PwC SA, joins our host, Mudiwa Gavaza, to discuss the issues...

 2021-06-11 15:30 

News24

DA investigates JP Smith's qualifications...

The City of Cape Town's JP Smith is the latest member of the DA who has become embroiled in a qualifications scandal....

 2021-06-11 15:30 

News24

Local government elections: Maimane's One South Africa to play a role in 10 municipalities...

One South Africa, led by Mmusi Maimane, will contest the local government elections in 10 municipalities....

 2021-06-11 15:30 

News24

Suspects hit by car following attempted hijacking, robberies in Cape Town...

Two suspects are under police guard in a Cape Town hospital after they were hit by a car following a string of crimes in St James on Friday morning....

 2021-06-11 15:05 

News24

WATCH | Bisley hijackers nabbed as they crash car in Hyslop Road, Pietermaritzburg...

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly hijacked a car in Bisley, Pietermaritzburg, on Friday....

 2021-06-11 15:04 

News24

G7's billion jabs plan highlights global imbalance...

The G7's plan to donate one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses will help combat the pandemic in poorer countries but will hardly end the drastic global imbalance in access to jabs....

 2021-06-11 14:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Block Kitgum MP's Ambulance Donation Function...

Martin Abigaba says they opted to intercept the legislator's entourage acting on a tip off that he was planning to embark on dubious activities of mass gathering which was contrary to the current restriction imposed to curtail the spread of the deadly...

 2021-06-11 14:49 

Mail & Guardian

Deliver Me from waiting...

Confined to demarcated spaces, delivery bike rider Paul Mwase has few moments of release. Deliver Me captures this liminality with beauty and empathy The post Deliver Me from waiting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 14:45 

News24

Illegal cigarettes worth R30m crushed after busts...

The South African Revenue Service said its customers officers have been involved in the seizure of illegal cigarettes valued at over R30 million....

 2021-06-11 14:40 

Mail & Guardian

The Portfolio: 'Murder in Paris' director Enver Samuel...

Thirty-three years since Dulcie September's assassination, a new documentary hopes to bring her name back into the public consciousness The post The Portfolio: 'Murder in Paris' director Enver Samuel appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-11 14:36 

Business Live

Google makes promise to UK about removing cookies on Chrome...

But Google's track record in giving undertakings is not good, the chair of the antitrust practice at law firm Preiskel says...

 2021-06-11 14:36 

Business Live

Cambodia deploys African rats as next generation to sniff out landmines...

Twenty rodents were imported from Tanzania and have undergone intense training...

 2021-06-11 14:34 

News24

ANALYSIS | US FDA faces mounting criticism over Alzheimer's drug approval...

In approving the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly 20 years, the US Food and Drug Administration is taking its biggest risk yet with a strategy that allows new therapies onto the market without strong evidence that they work, regulatory and scienti...

 2021-06-11 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Centres in Kasese Run Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses...

Dr Yusuf Baseke, the District Health Officer attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases....

 2021-06-11 14:31 

News24

State is extravagant in its pursuit for R20m from lawyer Barnabas Xulu, court hears...

The advocate representing attorney Barnabas Xulu says the State is being extravagant in its relentless bid to get him to pay back R20 million....

 2021-06-11 14:31 

News24

Sections of Devils Peak to reopen following runaway veld fire...

Rehabilitation work has been completed following a runaway wildfire in the Table Mountain National Park in April....

 2021-06-11 14:15 

Mail & Guardian

Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal...

The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art The post Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal appeared first o...

 2021-06-11 14:13 

The New Humanitarian

Afghan Hazara, Grand Bargain 2.0, and France's seven years in the Sahel: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2021-06-11 14:09 

News24

Ingonyama land leases unlawful, says court...

The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday ruled that the Ingonyama Trust Board's(ITB) leases with residents occupying its land were unlawful....

 2021-06-11 14:06 

Mail & Guardian

Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing 'Atlantification' of Arctic Ocean...

Undeniable trend of declining ice in fragile polar region The post Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing 'Atlantification' of Arctic Ocean appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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