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 2020-03-28 16:20 

Daily Nation

Uproar over police actions during virus curfew in Kenya...

After cases of police brutality, rights groups says civic education is needed....

 2020-03-28 16:19 

Uganda Radio Network

City 'Pastor' Augustine Yiga Arrested for Misleading Public on COVID-19...

Yiga, commonly known as 'abizaayo' reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was no Coronavirus in Africa . He coined his argument on the fact that no single death had been declared in a number of countries, yet in the w...

 2020-03-28 16:13 

News24

We'll do whatever we can to 'finish the year - not just matrics, all grades' - Motshekga...

The Class of 2020 will not go down the drain, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has assured South Africans....

 2020-03-28 16:10 

Daily Nation

Virus-hit Europe mulls finishing football season at end of year...

Italy's world-leading death toll from Friday was 9,134....

 2020-03-28 16:09 

Standard Digital

Return of Premier League football: English leagues say facing difficult decisions over virus impact...

England's Premier League and Football League said on Friday they faced...

 2020-03-28 16:05 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UK coronavirus deaths top 1,000 as country steps up testing...

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Britain topped 1,000 after a record 260 people died in the previous 24 hours....

 2020-03-28 16:02 

News24

WATCH | Zulu gives clarity on co-parenting: You are not allowed to move your children...

The government has clarified its stance on children moving between parents during the lockdown, saying it is forbidden and that a child must remain with the parent it was with when the lockdown was effected....

 2020-03-28 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

IMF sees significant cut in sub-Saharan Africa growth over virus...

The International Monetary Fund will slash its projection for economic growth for one of the world's fastest expanding regions....

 2020-03-28 16:00 

Daily Nation

How barley farming is changing lives in Nakuru County...

Last year EABL dished out over Sh1 billion to farmers....

 2020-03-28 15:51 

Daily Nation

NOC-K asks federations to stay ready for Olympic qualifiers...

The IOC and the Japanese government on Tuesday postponed the Tokyo Olympics....

 2020-03-28 15:35 

News24

No hope in sight for South Africans stranded at airports abroad...

South Africans stranded abroad should not expect evacuation any time soon....

 2020-03-28 15:34 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: Kenya's positive cases rise to 38...

According to CS Kagwe, out of the seven, four are Kenyans, two Congolese and a Chinese national....

 2020-03-28 15:34 

Standard Digital

List of hotels that have closed due to coronavirus...

Some hotels have resorted to shutting down and suspending operations due to a reduction in number of guests at the facilities....

 2020-03-28 15:31 

Daily Nation

Only 15 set to attend MCA's burial as rules over virus bite...

The burial will not take more than 45 minutes as rules over coronavirus bite....

 2020-03-28 15:30 

Daily Nation

Victor Wanyama, Red Cross seek to touch more needy families...

The Victor Wanyama Foundation was formalised in 2018....

 2020-03-28 15:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Ntungamo Health Teams Monitoring 35 Teachers from Rwanda...

Over 500 teachers from Ntungamo and several other districts in Kigezi region have been teaching in Rwanda. However, they were forced to return home when schools closed, in the wake of an ourbreak of the Coronavirus Disease- COVID-19....

 2020-03-28 15:21 

Daily Nation

KBF urges national team players to self-train in isolation...

The federation declared Bakken bears champions before all the league fixtures had been played....

 2020-03-28 15:13 

Standard Digital

Doping: Coronavirus will not be opportunity for drug cheats says WADA chief...

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief Witold Banka had a message on Friday for any athlete thinking they could take advantage of the gap in drug-testi...

 2020-03-28 15:07 

Daily Nation

From starvation to coronavirus, Zimbabwe's problems keep piling...

Western countries imposed crippling sanctions on the southern African country in 2002....

 2020-03-28 15:00 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 cases in Uganda jump from 18 to 23...

Five more people tested positive on Friday, Health ministry says....

 2020-03-28 14:45 

Daily Nation

Fears of domestic violence rise as millions confined over coronavirus...

For many people, their home is already not a safe place....

 2020-03-28 14:45 

Daily Nation

Coronavirus: People return to China epicentre, security talks off...

People are now allowed to enter Wuhan but not leave....

 2020-03-28 14:36 

News24

Coronavirus: Police arrest Pretoria man who recorded himself at a large gathering...

A 36-year-old Pretoria man who recorded himself poking fun at efforts to contain the novel coronavirus during a gathering of more than 100 people, was arrested....

 2020-03-28 14:34 

Daily Nation

Customer leaves $10,000 tip, anonymously, in Florida restaurant...

The cash was evenly split among the restaurant's 20 employees....

 2020-03-28 14:29 

News24

More than 800 new coronavirus deaths in Spain, pushing toll to 5 690...

The death toll from coronavirus in Spain surged over 5 600 after 832 people died in 24 hours....

 2020-03-28 14:25 

Standard Digital

Athletes qualified for Tokyo 2020 to keep spots in 2021...

All athletes who had qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will keep their spots for the Games next year following their postponement due to the coron...

 2020-03-28 14:17 

Daily Nation

The evolving culture of watch (wo)men...

A look at the 70-year history of the men and women we have entrusted with our security....

 2020-03-28 14:02 

Daily Nation

Ex-KFF official calls for diplomatic end to FKF polls stalemate...

Onyango now coaches the national U-17 team....

 2020-03-28 13:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand...

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer...

 2020-03-28 13:44 

Standard Digital

World Bank, IMF urge debt relief for poorer countries hit by coronavirus...

The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund underscored the need to provide debt relief to poorer countries hit by coronavirus....

 2020-03-28 13:44 

Standard Digital

Stock markets retreat as nervous investors pocket week's gains...

Stocks are on target for strong weekly gains....

 2020-03-28 13:43 

News24

15 000 quarantined after India religious leader dies of coronavirus...

At least 15 000 people who may have caught the coronavirus from a "super-spreader" guru are under strict quarantine in northern India after the Sikh religious leader died of Covid-19....

 2020-03-28 13:39 

Daily Nation

Ngong horse racing calendar suspended over coronavirus...

The Winning Post restaurant will also remain closed in compliance with the directives....

 2020-03-28 13:27 

Daily Nation

As rich nations battle Covid-19, anxiety grows for low-income states...

The continent has reported 83 coronavirus deaths and over 3,200 confirmed cases....

 2020-03-28 13:21 

Mail & Guardian

Motsepe Foundation donates R1-billion to fight Covid-19...

The Motsepe family has called on corporations with financial means to exercise "ubuntu" by contributing money to assist the government to combat the spread of Covid-19 The post Motsepe Foundation donates R1-billion to fight Covid-19 appeared first...

 2020-03-28 13:21 

Mail & Guardian

Motsepe and friends donate R1-billion to fight Covid-19...

The Motsepe family has called on corporations with financial means to exercise "ubuntu" by contributing money to assist the government to combat the spread of Covid-19 The post Motsepe and friends donate R1-billion to fight Covid-19 appeared first...

 2020-03-28 13:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Europe's virus toll surges, world plunges into recession...

Europe was reeling from a staggering surge in coronavirus deaths Saturday....

 2020-03-28 13:20 

Daily Nation

DTB Kilifi resumes operations after coronavirus case...

This follows clearance by county health officials, CEO Nasim Devji says....

 2020-03-28 13:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Outdoor Community Radios Resurface After Ban on Public Gatherings...

Ibrahim Kitenda, the Ngandu local council-LCI chairperson in Nama sub county Mukono district says covid-19 preventive measures came abruptly leaving them without any option other than buying megaphones to sensitize residents about their roles in the fight...

 2020-03-28 13:06 

Daily Nation

Italy reports 969 coronavirus deaths in one day...

Italy reported 969 new deaths, Spain 769 and France 299 as Europe reeled from coronavirus crisis....

 2020-03-28 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Goldman, Morgan Stanley receive approvals for majority stakes in China ventures...

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley said they had received the final regulatory approvals to take majority stakes in their China securities joint ventures....

 2020-03-28 12:54 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

As US virus cases exceed 100,000, doctors decry scarcity of drugs and equipment...
 2020-03-28 12:49 

Standard Digital

IMF chief: 'Clear we have entered recession'...

More than 80 countries, mostly of low incomes, have asked the IMF for help, the fund's chief Kristalina Georgieva says...

 2020-03-28 12:49 

Standard Digital

Our actions will extend curfew or make total lockdown a must...

At least 41 countries and three billion people or fifty per cent of the world have now effected...

 2020-03-28 12:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Irked by Queues of Trucks Clogged at Busia Border...

Hundreds of fuel tankers, cargo and sugarcane trucks have been parked along the streets across the town, after they were blocked from entering Kenya in the wake of border closure at a time when the world is battling to tame coronavirus disease....

 2020-03-28 12:32 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

China's Wuhan, where the coronavirus emerged, begins to lift its lockdown...
 2020-03-28 11:54 

Standard Digital

Publisher, Airtel ink e-learning deal...

Airtel subscribers will get free internet to access the platform....

 2020-03-28 11:51 

News24

WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets under way...

Members of the South African National Defence Force and metro police have stopped Johannesburg's homeless community from loitering in the CBD....

 2020-03-28 11:48 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19; Watoto Children's Choir Under Quarantine...

The choir raises awareness about the work of Watoto Church globally and also offers leadership training for children. The team returned to Uganda on March 20, 2020 and have since then been and institutional quarantine at Entebbe....

 2020-03-28 11:44 

Business Live

Motsepe family donates R1bn to help poor fight Covid-19...

Business magnate Patrice Motsepe says efforts will focus on the poor and rural populations...

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