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 2018-07-19 18:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Police to Enforce Ban On Wearing Hoods...

In a message issued yesterday Wednesday 18th July 2018 to all Regional, Districts and Divisional Police Commanders, Mugyenyi orders the officers to enforce the directive by President Museveni as issued during the Parliamentary address on 20th June 2018...

 2018-07-19 17:53 

News24

Toxic coolant running into the ocean in Sea Point - City of Cape Town...

The City of Cape Town says a bright green liquid which a resident recently spotted running into the ocean in Sea Point is a coolant used for commercial building cooling systems....

 2018-07-19 17:47 

Standard Digital

Tundo and Jessop hold tighter grip on Kenya national rally lead...

The Mombasa Motor Club is hoping for 20 competitors from upcountry to challenge ten Coast rally drivers in the forthcoming event...

 2018-07-19 17:42 

News24

Presidency website down as hacker appears to link attack to lion bone trade...

The Presidency's website has been shut down as a hacker seemingly claimed responsibility on Twitter and said the attack was linked to the lion bone trade....

 2018-07-19 17:41 

Business Live

Avior restates past interims after 'accounting errors' discovered...

Avior says its auditors discovered the problem while finalising full-year 2018 financial numbers, and that it was 'the outcome of good governance in action'...

 2018-07-19 17:41 

Business Live

Russia and China want time to consider US request to halt oil deliveries to North Korea...

The US has asked the UN sanctions committee to halt further shipments, accusing North Korea of exceeding its fuel delivery cap; Russia and China want to move more slowly...

 2018-07-19 17:41 

Business Live

Major world stocks pull back on trade worries and the dollar hits a year high...

The dollar gains against a group of major currencies but Wall Street is hit by weak earnings and escalating trade tension; copper hits a one-year low...

 2018-07-19 17:40 

Standard Digital

Players, coaches banned for Philippines-Australia fight...

Thirteen players and two Filipino basketball coaches have been suspended for their role in a mass brawl during a World Cup qualifiers....

 2018-07-19 17:37 

Daily Nation

Revival of Nigeria, Uganda airlines ups pressure on KQ...

Nigeria has announced plans to revive its collapsed national carrier on the same day Uganda ordered two Airbus planes, stepping up pressure on Kenya Airways....

 2018-07-19 17:33 

News24

Land: The people speak We are all Africans, Rustenburg residents told...

Members of the Rustenburg community and those in surrounding areas have had their turn to share their views on the highly-emotive land issue, and most of them support an amendment to the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation....

 2018-07-19 17:32 

News24

Authorities find nothing after tip-off about smuggled weapons at KZN prison...

Law enforcement agencies kicked into gear when they received a tip-off that unauthorised weapons have been smuggled into a Westville correctional services facility in Kwazulu-Natal....

 2018-07-19 17:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Jeje Odongo Defends Continued Detention of Kayihura...

While briefing parliament on Thursday on the security situation in the country, Odongo was tasked by Butambala MP Muwanga Kivumbi to explain why Kayihura is still being detained and why the government is not adhering to the constitutional requirement....

 2018-07-19 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

MTN says exec committee member resigns...

MTN said its vice president of digital services, data analytics and business development Stephen van Coller had resigned....

 2018-07-19 17:18 

Daily Nation

New Spain boss Luis Enrique promises surprises...

"I do not have any problem with any player, as far as I know," he told the media....

 2018-07-19 17:09 

News24

One 20-year term, 14 acquittals in Senegal jihadists trial...

The alleged leader of a jihadist cell has been handed a 20-year term with forced labour in Senegal's largest terror-related trial, which has also seen 14 other suspects acquitted....

 2018-07-19 17:09 

News24

Zimbabwe defends electoral roll over 'ghost voters'...

Zimbabwean authorities have defended a new electoral roll after allegations that thousands of fake names, duplicates and dead people are registered to cast ballots in a July 30 vote....

 2018-07-19 17:05 

Standard Digital

PHOTOS: FC Bayern launch a brilliant away kit for 2018/19 season...

Bayern Munich have released their official away kit for the 2018/19 season and it looks brilliant...

 2018-07-19 16:52 

News24

Police deny blocking Zwelihle residents' access to Hermanus CBD...

Police have denied cordoning off Zwelihle to control black residents' access to the Hermanus CBD....

 2018-07-19 16:48 

News24

Weather Update: Cool conditions for most of SA, rising temperatures along the coast...

Most of the country is expected to experience cool weather conditions while temperatures are expected to rise along the coast on Friday....

 2018-07-19 16:47 

Daily Nation

South African Merrick Bremner takes lead at Karen Masters...

He had picked up an early birdie at the par five-second....

 2018-07-19 16:40 

News24

City of Tshwane promises to purify the water in Hammanskraal, following residents' allegations of cholera...

The City of Tshwane has promised that the quality of water in Hammanskraal will improve by the end of August, although it says tests have shown that the water is safe for use....

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Government to Construct Irrigation Schemes...

The 30 irrigation schemes will be constructed in the selected districts of Bugiri, Iganga, Isingiro, Kayunga, Lamwo, Bulambuli, Kamuli, Oyam, Nebbi, Kanungu and Tororo....

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Maker of Opel and Peugeot to re-enter US market within next eight years...

PSA, which left the US in 1991, started its return to North America in 2016 with the introduction of its Free2Move app...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Caster Semenya eyes 800m world record on Friday in Monaco...

The superstar has shown that she is in the best form of her life having posted her 1:54.25 national record — the fourth-best time in history — in June...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Explosive device found at Durban Woolworths store after Umhlanga hoax...

SAPS spokesperson Brig Vish Naidoo confirmed that a device had been found and that it had been neutralised...

 2018-07-19 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja...

Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction....

 2018-07-19 16:25 

News24

ANC KZN elective conference goes ahead as interdict application fails...

An 11th-hour application to interdict the KwaZulu-Natal ANC provincial elective conference has been dismissed in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg....

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Standard Digital

Chelsea fans fear for the worst as Sarri leaves star out of pre-season squad...

Chelsea boarded a plane to Australia on Wednesday for their pre-season tour ahead of the Premier League that is set to kick off in August...

 2018-07-19 16:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Mobile Money Tax: Finance Committee to Study Bill in 10 days...

He says they will constitute the committee membership in the next two weeks and start work immediately. According to Musasizi, the Committee will interview and listen to all parties concerned like Mobile money dealers, students, youth leadership and some ...

 2018-07-19 16:12 

Standard Digital

Chelsea boss Sarri gives statement on Hazard and Courtois futures...

The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board, said the club's new manager Maurizio Sarri....

 2018-07-19 16:09 

Mail & Guardian

ANC KZN gets the green light...

Earlier on Thursday, a group of ANC members from the Lower South Coast and Moses Mabhida regions had tried to stop the conference from taking place...

 2018-07-19 16:08 

News24

Bonginkosi Khanyile intends pleading guilty to several charges, says his new lawyer...

Economic Freedom Fighters student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile intends pleading guilty to several charges against him which stem from the 2016 Fees Must Fall protests....

 2018-07-19 16:04 

Daily Nation

Sanchez gets visa to join United's US tour...

Sanchez was absent from United's flight to Los Angeles on Sunday....

 2018-07-19 16:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Butaleja Farmers Testify in Doho Land Dispute...

In their petition to the Land probe, the Butaleja farmers accuse businessmen, Hajj Malik Koire and Abdu Kadri Hifude of grabbing their land with the help of armed police officers and stick-wielding men....

 2018-07-19 15:58 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Repo rate remains unchanged; Deputy police minister refuses to accept DA's 'send the army' memorandum; and Tbo Touch launching new video-on-demand service...

Trevor Noah responds to the French ambassador after his Africa won the SWC comment, AfriForum to privately prosecute Thandi Modise over animal cruelty, and the axed ANC employee is linked to at least 3 heists says Bheki Cele....

 2018-07-19 15:57 

Daily Nation

Thomas wins Tour's 12th stage to Alpe d'Huez...

Welshman Thoma took the lead of the race on Wednesday....

 2018-07-19 15:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Suspension of Gaaga Bus Services Takes Toll on Travelers, Traders...

Erina Nuwagaba, a shopkeeper at Arua Park says she used to earn over Shillings 300,000 each day by selling merchandise to travelers but her income has dropped to Shillings 50,000 since Gaaga bus was suspended....

 2018-07-19 15:51 

News24

Cape Town stepdad accused of severe child abuse referred for psychiatric evaluation...

The Cape Town stepfather accused, along with his wife, of abusing a toddler so badly that he was admitted to a special care centre, has been referred for psychiatric evaluation....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

News24

WATCH: Trump says Russia is no longer targeting US...

US President Donald Trump said he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting US intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

News24

Govt delay in fixing poor, unsafe school infrastructure 'unconstitutional' - court...

The Eastern Cape High Court in Bhisho has ruled that it is unconstitutional and invalid for the government to delay fixing poor and unsafe school infrastructure....

 2018-07-19 15:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot's Body Arrives...

The body was then transferred to Mulago hospital where pathologists led by police pathologist Dr Moses Byaruhanga will carry out a post-mortem....

 2018-07-19 15:37 

Standard Digital

'I'd be finished': Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career...

Anthony Joshua believes he would be forced to quit boxing if he ever endured the kind of doping scandals that have engulfed Alex Povetkin....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

News24

Modise calls AfriForum's decision to privately prosecute her an 'abuse of judicial processes'...

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes the decision by lobby group AfriForum to privately prosecute her is an "abuse of judicial processes for narrow political ends", Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

Business Live

Afriforum's decision to sue Thandi Modise is about 'advancing narrative of failure of black farming'...

Afriforum advocate Gerrie Nel plans to prosecute the NCOP speaker within the next three months, saying there is prima facie evidence to successfully do so...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Court tells government to fix loopholes in school infrastructure plans...

The Department of Basic Education is studying the judgment, but says it has no money to ensure standards and norms in school infrastructure, as required...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa hits back at Tom Moyane's objections to his disciplinary enquiry...

The president describes the objections as 'irregular' and prejudicial towards SARS and the country, and that Moyane does not have the right to dictate procedures...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Public works heads to the high court to recoup R1.2bn from 'tenderpreneurs'...

Minister Thulas Nxesi says, with the Special Investigating Unit, the department has uncovered thousands of dubious deals, with up to 2,500 of its employees having conflicts of interest...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Japanese start-up to offer 'shooting stars on demand' from 2020...

ALE is developing micro-satellites that will release tiny, brightly glowing balls, emulating a meteor shower, which can be delivered 'across the world'...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ethiopia plans to sell state enterprises...

Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely....

 2018-07-19 15:11 

News24

Deputy police minister refuses to accept DA's 'send the army' memorandum...

DA leaders say the high crime and gangsterism in Cape Town's low income areas warrants special action....

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