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 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Questions as KWS displays rhino horns...

Kenya Wildlife Service displayed the18 horns to disapprove claims that they had been sold....

 2018-07-19 13:59 

Daily Nation

Kenya to double stake in Africa50 infrastructure fund...

This will boost the investor's funding capacity in infrastructural projects across Africa....

 2018-07-19 13:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Tables Excise Duty Amendment Bill...

Government has tabled amendments to the Excise Duty Amendment Act, 2018 just after weeks since its implementation started on 1st July....

 2018-07-19 13:54 

News24

PSA plans to institute contempt of court proceedings against Sassa after negotiations break down...

The Public Servants Association has announced its decision to proceed with a contempt of court application against the minister of social development, following an apparent breakdown in negotiations....

 2018-07-19 13:52 

Daily Nation

Gambling machine operators sue Matiang'i over crackdown...

Traders say there is no known law prohibiting operations of gaming slot machines....

 2018-07-19 13:52 

Business Report (IOL)

Public Servants Association says attacks on PIC viewed as political interference...

The wave of attacks on the PIC is viewed by the Public Servants Association as political interference....

 2018-07-19 13:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Oyam Conducts Mass Measels Vaccination...

Dr Caroline Agaro, the Oyam District Health Officer, says that the vaccination will be done especially in the Sub Counties of Aber, Myene and Minakula....

 2018-07-19 13:45 

Standard Digital

Shujaa set for battle at Rugby World Cup Sevens in US soil...

Kenya Sevens are warming up for a date with destiny as they prepare to compete in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in USA tomorrow....

 2018-07-19 13:42 

Daily Nation

Kerr: Three points in Dar will be enough to advance...

K'Ogalo inched closer to qualifying for the last eight that comes with a heavier pay cheque....

 2018-07-19 13:36 

News24

Cameroon's anglophone crisis hits palm oil, cocoa production...

The crisis in anglophone Cameroon is damaging the Southwest Region's economy, with palm oil plantations closing and the cocoa trade tumbling, an NGO report says....

 2018-07-19 13:36 

News24

WATCH: Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya...

Loon, the internet-delivering balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, announces its first commercial deal....

 2018-07-19 13:36 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMEDIA: Africa needs to find its own voice...

Africa needs news told by Africans for Africans. This was the crux of the round table discussion on day 2 of the BRICS Media Forum....

 2018-07-19 13:32 

Daily Nation

How Safaricom's Twaweza is changing lives...

The campaign is based on the spirit that when people come together, great things happen...

 2018-07-19 13:32 

News24

WATCH: Thai cave boys pray for good luck after first night home...

Members of the "Wild Boars" football team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand prayed for good luck at a Buddhist temple after spending their first night back home with family....

 2018-07-19 13:31 

Daily Nation

Traders count losses as fire burns Busia's Jua Kali market...

OCPD Evelyn Korir says they are contacting affected traders to record statements....

 2018-07-19 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Liviero Group in voluntary business rescue...

The Liviero Group, one of SA's largest construction groups with an annual turnover of more than R3bn has been placed in voluntary business rescue....

 2018-07-19 13:28 

Mail & Guardian

Repo rate remains unchanged — Reserve Bank...

Governor Lesetja Kganyago says the central bank expects GDP growth of 1.2% in 2018, down from its previous estimate of 1.7%...

 2018-07-19 13:23 

News24

Mother of Tom Moyane's alleged victim distraught over NPA's decision...

The mother of Tom Moyane's alleged assault victim is distraught following the National Prosecution Authority's decision not to prosecute the suspended SARS commissioner....

 2018-07-19 13:23 

Standard Digital

Managers fail to appear before House committee over SGR racism claims...

Kenya Railways failed to appear before the National Assembly's committee probing allegations of racial discrimination at the SGR...

 2018-07-19 13:23 

Standard Digital

Mombasa here we come-Safaricom Twaweza Live...

The Safaricom Twaweza Live is an initiative that strikes a perfect balance between community and entertainment....

 2018-07-19 13:23 

Standard Digital

Meru - the next showbiz county thanks to Twaweza Live...

The Meru Twaweza Live edition gave birth to some spectacular talents whom soon will be big shots in the showbiz industry....

 2018-07-19 13:23 

Standard Digital

Aston Martin unveils flying sports car...

Aston Martin has now come up with a futuristic personal aircraft it has dubbed...

 2018-07-19 13:23 

Standard Digital

Ruth Kamande sentenced to death for stabbing boyfriend 22 times...

Ruth Kamande, lady found guilty of murdering her boyfriend, has been sentenced to death by Justice Jessie Lesiit on Thursday 19 July 2018...

 2018-07-19 13:21 

Business Report (IOL)

SA Reseve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged...

The SA Reserve Bank announced that there will be no changes made to the repurchase rate following their Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting....

 2018-07-19 13:20 

News24

Baby girl from PE badly burnt in cooking oil accident...

A 15-month-old girl was severely burnt last weekend when she pulled a pan with hot oil off a stove....

 2018-07-19 13:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni to Recieve Global Peace Award...

Milton Kambula, the President Global Peace Foundation Uganda Chapter and Peace Service Ambassador, says they are awarding Museveni for joining the Global conversation for the unification of Korea....

 2018-07-19 13:16 

Business Live

Alphabet's Loon and Telkom Kenya to bring internet to the country...

Project Loon will use high-altitude balloons to deliver 4G internet connectivity to the country, especially its rural areas...

 2018-07-19 13:16 

Business Live

GE deal in doubt as Saudi Arabia broadens search for firms to maintain power plants...

Saudi Electricity Co is in a position to break GE's hold on the work by having others bid against GE on maintaining the F-Class fleet — among the most lucrative service portfolios in the industry...

 2018-07-19 13:16 

Business Live

Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold but slashes 2018 GDP growth forecast...

Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago says the domestic growth outlook remains challenging while inflation is set to peak at 5.4% in the third quarter of 2018...

 2018-07-19 13:02 

Daily Nation

KeRRA to repair roads in Tana River damaged by floods...

Tana River County has 90 kilometres of Class A roads and 300km of Class B roads....

 2018-07-19 12:56 

News24

LAND OVERVIEW: Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak...

Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee is currently touring the country's nine provinces to hear people's views on whether Section 25 of the Constitution should be amended to allow for land expropriation without compensation. We compiled...

 2018-07-19 12:56 

Mail & Guardian

PIC boss Dan Matjila scorns 'frivolous' UDM bid to have him suspended...

The head of the PIC has dismissed as baseless a court application by UDM to have him suspended from his job over corruption allegations...

 2018-07-19 12:52 

News24

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive", he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook....

 2018-07-19 12:48 

Standard Digital

Shaw makes bold statement in bid to prove himself to Man United boss Mourinho...

The left-back has often come in for criticism from his manager for what Mourinho perceived as a lack of fitness and tactical awareness....

 2018-07-19 12:47 

News24

PICS: Paul Kruger's grave vandalised in Pretoria...

A federation of Afrikaans cultural organisations has condemned the targeting of Afrikaner heritage and described it as "worrying"....

 2018-07-19 12:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasaija Apologizes to MPs over Mobile Money Tax Statement...

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has this afternoon presented a formal apology on the floor of Parliament over his controversial statement in the media recently on the 1 Mobile Money Tax....

 2018-07-19 12:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Mulago Hospital Runs Out of Rotavirus Vaccine...

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital has confirmed the stock out, saying they expect to receive another consignment by next week....

 2018-07-19 12:38 

Daily Nation

'We have to collect their bones': Klopp fears post-World Cup injury woe...

Klopp is preparing for the start of the new campaign without a number of stars....

 2018-07-19 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Cryptocurrencies continue rally...

Cryptocurrencies extended their rally yesterday, with Bitcoin breaking above $7500 (R100192) for the first time since June....

 2018-07-19 12:24 

Standard Digital

Four reasons why you could be feeling inadequate in your relationship...

Have you ever questioned yourself or wondered if you are good enough for your partner? Have you found yourself thinking if you are what he needs?...

 2018-07-19 12:24 

Standard Digital

The formal garden guide...

If you like a neat, well-structured and controlled environment, then this style is for you...

 2018-07-19 12:23 

Standard Digital

Manufacturers criticises tax on sweets...

Manufacturers lobby has suggested that excise duty as a sin tax on sweets is charging minors before they even start making a shilling....

 2018-07-19 12:23 

Standard Digital

The truth about erectile dysfunction...

Impotence is still quite a taboo subject for many men to talk about...

 2018-07-19 12:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Hearing of Businessman Kato Kajubi Appeal Case Flops...

In 2012, the panel of three judges of Court of Appeal had to uphold the pretrial ruling that sentenced Kajubi to life in prison after being found guilty based on the evidence beyond reasonable doubt....

 2018-07-19 12:19 

Standard Digital

Liverpool devastated as star midfielder set to miss whole season with injury...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks set to miss the whole of the upcoming season as he continues to recover from a serious knee injury....

 2018-07-19 12:19 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMEDIA: Sputnik Chief calls for shared content...

Deputy Editor in Chief of media of Sputnik Dimitrii Gornostaev said at the #BRICSMEDIA Forum that he is championing shared content....

 2018-07-19 12:16 

Business Live

AfriForum to lay charges of animal cruelty against Thandi Modise...

The SPCA found decomposing animals at the National Council of Provinces chairwoman's farm in the North West...

 2018-07-19 12:16 

Business Live

Steinhoff stock leaps after creditors give go-ahead to 'lock-up' deal...

Under the agreement, creditors have committed not to pursue liquidation proceedings against Steinhoff while rescue efforts are under way...

 2018-07-19 12:16 

Business Live

UK police believe they know Novichok attack suspects, but aren't saying who they are...

Through CCTV and records of people entering the country at the time, UK police seem to be closing in on the suspects, who a source says are believed to be Russian...

 2018-07-19 12:16 

Business Live

EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Do good guys ever win? With the demise of so many toxic players in SA, maybe they do...

Will the land claims court unearth an old, dodgy deal made by Sol Kerzner? And will land claims stymie Ramaphosa's hope of raising $100bn in foreign funds...

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