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 2018-09-18 11:37 

News24

Eastern Cape commuters brace for 100% shutdown of taxis...

Eastern Cape commuters are expected to be stranded, as the South African National Taxi Council threatens to shut down services across the province....

 2018-09-18 11:33 

Daily Nation

Pipeline plant recalls fuel tankers loaded with water...

Driver realised he was ferrying water after inspecting a leakage from his tanker's compartment....

 2018-09-18 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Are Africa's money suppliers holding out on start-ups?...

Money makes the world go round, but for a start-up lack of it brings their entrepreneurial world to a grinding halt... writes Kizito Okechukwu....

 2018-09-18 11:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Kony Used Dominic Ongwen as His Killing Instrument Defense...

Krispus Ayena Odongo, Dominic Ongwens lead counsel, who told the court that Ongwen became brutal after he was indoctrinated to believe that killing was the only strategy to stay or remain alive while in the LRA ranks....

 2018-09-18 11:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Cabinet Okays MTN Licence Renewal...

Frank Tumwebaze, the Information, Technology and Communication Minister, says that the new MTN licence will have clear terms and conditions geared at promoting quality of services....

 2018-09-18 11:25 

Daily Nation

'Heated debate' as Uhuru whips MPs into backing VAT proposal...

State House says there was a "heated debate" on the matter....

 2018-09-18 11:23 

News24

Zim leader Mnangagwa wants axed Zanu-PF members back - report...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly instructed his his ruling Zanu-PF party to mend relations with former party stalwarts who were axed by former president Robert Mugabe four years ago....

 2018-09-18 11:22 

Mail & Guardian

Nzimande lashes out at state capture denialists...

The SACP secretary-general has called on the ANC-led alliance to ensure that those who are resisting the fight against state capture are isolated...

 2018-09-18 11:21 

News24

UN chief praises meeting of Djibouti, Eritrea...

The UN chief Antonio Guterres has hailed a summit between Djibouti and Eritrea in Saudi Arabia, voicing hope in a statement that it would help create "greater peace" in the region....

 2018-09-18 11:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Butambala District Proposes Tax on Bodaboda...

Butambala district projected to collect 132 million Shillings through locally generated revenue last financial year. However, according to the budget framework paper for financial year 2018/2019, the district was only able to collect 29 million Shillings....

 2018-09-18 11:10 

Daily Nation

EACC questions Lonyangapuo over Deputy Governor's US job...

Mr Atudonyang has allegedly remained salaried without rendering services....

 2018-09-18 11:07 

News24

WATCH: Rising flood waters from Florence menace the Carolinas...

Rising flood waters threatened communities across the Carolinas as rescue efforts are underway to reach hundreds of stranded people....

 2018-09-18 11:06 

News24

Mahumapelo not out in the cold after landing on ANC North West task team list...

Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has been given a new lease of life in the ANC after he was included in a list of members expected to form part of a provincial task team....

 2018-09-18 11:04 

Daily Nation

SPORTS, ATHLETICS, FRANCIS MUREITHI, Eliud Kipchoge, Kabarak half-marathon, Professor Henry Kiptony Kiplangat, Mary Keitany, Vivian Cheruiyot, Lieutenant General (retired) Lazarus Sumbeiywo,Abraham Ki...

Eliud Kipchoge received a standing ovation in absentia at Kabarak University....

 2018-09-18 11:04 

News24

Dagga ruling a joint victory - now to weed out the details...

The highest court in the land has lived up to its name and upheld a Western Cape High Court decision that it is legal to be in possession of dagga in your private capacity....

 2018-09-18 11:03 

Daily Nation

Kivuti denies meeting with Wambora to reconcile after heated elections...

Former senator accuses Wambura of misleading residents about intention to call a truce....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

Daily Nation

Victims speak on living with scars of outlawed but rampant FGM...

Many are suffering in silence after undergoing unsuccessful-forced female cut....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Court orders a $9m refund of Zimplats levies...

Harare High Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority to refund Impala Platinum local unit, Zimplats, as much as $9m....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: The Catfish is dead: The Venezuelan odyssey...

It is not possible to ignore an epic crisis of such great proportion as the one unfolding in Venezuela....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

Daily Nation

JUST BRENDA: I was shocked by your feminist response...

It's okay to question my professionalism should you so feel it is out of line....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

Daily Nation

All about growing passion fruits...

What you need to know to grow the best passion fruits...

 2018-09-18 10:58 

Business Live

THE FT COLUMN: EU citizens in Britain should prepare for the worst...

The easiest route to madness is to prepare for all future states of the world. But some are worth preparing for, like a hard, no-deal Brexit, writes Wolfgang Mnchau...

 2018-09-18 10:58 

Business Live

Rising costs and uncertain environment prevent Africa's airlines from soaring...

Iata says the financial performance of African airlines has steadily improved since 2014, but they are likely to post a small loss in 2018...

 2018-09-18 10:58 

Business Live

Oil firms as Saudi Arabia says it's comfortable with higher price range...

The market is watching the US-China trade war's impact on crude demand as US sanctions on Iran continue to support prices...

 2018-09-18 10:55 

Standard Digital

Visa Inc Appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President...

He is a qualified technical training instructor who was the head of the automotive department at Nairobi Technical Training Institute prior to joining...

 2018-09-18 10:55 

Standard Digital

Russia to Israel: you are wholly to blame for the downing of the plane...

Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria's Mediterranean coast...

 2018-09-18 10:54 

Standard Digital

Miller set to reopen after 6-month lull...

Chemelil Sugar Company is set to resume production after a six-month lull caused by a breakdown of some of its equipment....

 2018-09-18 10:54 

Standard Digital

Longhorn interview...

The new boss at Longhorn Publishers was an insider, handpicked to replace Simon Ngigi who resigned after three years at the helm...

 2018-09-18 10:53 

Standard Digital

Nasa supports Uhuru's 8 per cent VAT...

NASA MPs hold meeting chaired by Raila, resolve to support President Uhuru's proposal to have VAT imposed on fuel reduced to eight per cent....

 2018-09-18 10:53 

Standard Digital

IMF role revealed...

Reports from Washington reveal that Americans are scrambling to use the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to whip developing nation...

 2018-09-18 10:52 

Standard Digital

It's time we learnt our macroeconomic policy...

The national and county governments must start training a new breed of top economists just as was done immediately after independence...

 2018-09-18 10:52 

Standard Digital

Pumwani: Was Sonko out of order?...

The storming of the facility by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday has elicited varied responses....

 2018-09-18 10:45 

Business Report (IOL)

The top 20 hidden features on Google...

Here's a list of the top 20 most fun "Easter eggs" Google has brought to us over the past 20 years....

 2018-09-18 10:36 

Daily Nation

Dissolve the Cabinet, Musalia Mudavadi tells Uhuru Kenyatta...

Mudavadi says Uhuru needs to dissolve or reengineer the government....

 2018-09-18 10:35 

Daily Nation

Technology to offer quality potato seeds...

The project is being undertaken at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (Kalro), Tigoni...

 2018-09-18 10:34 

Mail & Guardian

The Myanmar generals accused of 'genocide'...

A UN probe is calling for six members of Myanmar's military to be investigated for 'genocide' against the Rohingya...

 2018-09-18 10:32 

Daily Nation

Russia says military jet with 14 servicemen aboard vanishes off Syria...

Syria comes under attack by Israeli missiles....

 2018-09-18 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Let's take a leaf from Trump's book, boost manufacturing...

PROUDLY SA: It's time to 'find the gap' and fill it with factories manned by a skilled SA workforce... writes Eustace Mashimbye....

 2018-09-18 10:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Hunt for Missing Bushenyi Student...

Lovrlyne Agira-Embabazu, a student of Nyakasinga Che Secondary School was last seen on Sunday by her parents at their family home in St. Kagwa, Bushenyi Municipality....

 2018-09-18 10:24 

News24

Celebrations after the private use of dagga is legalised...

South Africans have welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment which legalises the private consumption of dagga....

 2018-09-18 10:21 

Daily Nation

New cash awards for Mombasa International Marathon winners...

Winners of this year's Mombasa International Marathon will be awarded Sh 400,000....

 2018-09-18 10:18 

News24

100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: relief agency...

Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency says....

 2018-09-18 10:18 

News24

DRC state TV sacks journalists after opposition coverage...

The Democratic Republic of Congo's state-run television has announced Monday it had fired two reporters who covered an opposition leader's press conference in defiance of editorial policy....

 2018-09-18 10:15 

Business Report (IOL)

US duties spare Apple but hit cloud industry...

The United States will spare Apple Inc's Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods....

 2018-09-18 10:12 

News24

Don't equate arsonists with the fire brigade...

Mentioning AfriForum and the EFF in the same breath is like equating the fire fighters to the arsonists, writes Flip Buys ....

 2018-09-18 10:07 

News24

4 nabbed for alleged vigilante attack on theft suspect...

Four men have been charged with murder in connection with an alleged vigilante attack on a 33-year-old KwaMashu man suspected of theft....

 2018-09-18 10:05 

News24

Trump praises Kavanaugh, says everyone will be heard out...

US President Donald Trump dismisses any notion that Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn....

 2018-09-18 10:04 

IRIN

Reporter's Diary: Back to Lesvos...

In Greece's biggest refugee camp, 8,000 people are stuck in conditions so squalid health inspectors are threatening to shut it down...

 2018-09-18 10:04 

Daily Nation

Nasa backs Uhuru Kenyatta's 8pc fuel tax with conditions...

Opposition coalition says backing is for 1 year only....

 2018-09-18 10:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Wanted For Raping Suspected Night Dancer...

Paul Ssekandi and Brian Kizito, both Human Rights activists have condemned the action. Kizito appealed to police to hunt and arrest those said have raped Nalwanga and assaulted her without any proof....

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