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 2020-03-31 05:16 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Congo ex-president dies of coronavirus In France...

Former Republic of Congo president Jacques Joaquim Yhombi Opango died in France on Monday of the new coronavirus, his family told AFP....

 2020-03-31 05:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands...

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes....

 2020-03-31 05:12 

Business Live

Radio Awards 2020 Station of the Year finalists announced...

Radio Awards finalists will need to submit a further motivation to be in contention for the prestigious Station of the Year Award...

 2020-03-31 05:12 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Edcon may have run out of chances...

Another bailout would be throwing good money after bad...

 2020-03-31 05:05 

Standard Digital

Pandemic stops music as top artistes bow out...

Within days, the virus snuffed out two of Africa's celebrated artistes and had concerts cancelled across the globe...

 2020-03-31 05:05 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: Airline to temporarily lay off half its workforce...

Air Canada has suspended most of its international flights due to the coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 05:05 

Standard Digital

State okays firms to make medical gears...

This is as numbers of confirmed cases in the country continue to rise, even as facilities to test and handle the sick become strained....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Heavy Deployment at Porous Routes in Busia, Namisindwa Districts...

Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia district LC V Chairperson has cautioned the security officers against being compromised by people who want to illegally enter the country, which may expose Ugandan to corona virus....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Alarm over dramatic rise in pneumonia cases in Kenya...

Experts are careful not to link it to Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Coronavirus could decimate refugees, warns lobby group...

Refugee International wants State to consider camps' unique circumstances....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Policemen fight court ruling to pay victims of illegal arrest Sh9m...

AG's office says judge erred in law when he ruled that Steven Nzaku was arrested without justifiable cause....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Counties to waive cess levies on food items as cases of Covid-19 rise...

Governors will also explore structures that will provide quarantine facilities....

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Disquiet after ODM welcomes defectors...

A section of MPs begrudgingly adopted plan meant to strengthen party...

 2020-03-31 05:00 

Daily Nation

Virus woes: Virtual learning goes viral as UoN joins online lectures...

Union questions move as other universities rope in digital classes....

 2020-03-31 04:51 

Daily Nation

US now ahead of Italy and Spain in coronavirus cases...

Trump has been criticised for an initially slow response....

 2020-03-31 04:48 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trump, Putin discuss oil price plunge, coronavirus...

Trump also told Fox he expected Putin would use the call to push for a lifting of US sanctions on Russia...

 2020-03-31 04:48 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Sanyu Babies Home Closes Doors to Visitors...

Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, the Director Sanyu Babies Home, says they have decided to close their gates to visitors to protect the children under their care....

 2020-03-31 04:39 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

US coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day...
 2020-03-31 04:35 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Man teaching dog how to drive arrested after high-speed chase...

The car was travelling erratically at speeds of over 160 kilometres per hour...

 2020-03-31 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

JSE launches virtual AGMs - historic first for SA...

The JSE said it had partnered with The Meeting Specialist (TMS) to launch fully remote and web-based shareholder meeting annual general meetings....

 2020-03-31 04:28 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

'Megxit': Harry and Meghan formally quit royal life...

The couple are said to have relocated to California by private jet earlier this month...

 2020-03-31 04:27 

News24

'My grandkids have no food to eat' - some disappointed after pension still empty at NMB pay point...

Social distancing and protective clothing were the last things on the minds of many people who collected their social grants at some of the busiest pay points in Nelson Mandela Bay....

 2020-03-31 04:26 

Daily Nation

World Bank warns China growth could screech to a halt...

Even in the best-case scenario, the region will see a sharp drop in growth....

 2020-03-31 04:11 

News24

Pandemic politics: Community health workers gear up to fight Covid-19 with little protection, and less pay...

Around the world, SARS-CoV-2 has stopped everyday life dead in its tracks. The virus has also scratched open old wounds between the health department and community health workers, a cadre essential to the fight against the pandemic....

 2020-03-31 04:01 

News24

Mandy Wiener | Covid-19: We have to ensure the safety and sanity of doctors on the frontlines...

Beyond the physical well-being of our medical staff, we also need to worry about how they are going to get through the next few weeks as cases are expected to surge, writes Mandy Wiener ....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Daily Nation

KRU in contract talks with national team players...

Oduor Gangla, the KRU Chairman, confirmed that talks have been going on....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

South Africa loosens pollution limits even as virus sets in...

South Africa has doubled emission limits for sulfur dioxide pollution that will come into effect April 1....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Daily Nation

The greatest fear for Kenyans who live from hand to mouth...

Casual labourers and small-scale traders among the most affected....

 2020-03-31 03:47 

News24

Cops face 3 counts of murder and other serious charges amid lockdown...

Since South Africa was placed under lockdown four days ago, police officers are facing three counts of murder and other serious charges as a result of their alleged use of excessive force....

 2020-03-31 03:37 

Daily Nation

Congo ex-president Yombi Opango dies of Covid-19...

His son Jean-Jacques says he died at a Paris hospital....

 2020-03-31 03:22 

Business Live

How life assurers have you covered for coronavirus...

Firms expect a rise in claims for temporary disability on income protection policies...

 2020-03-31 03:22 

Business Live

THE BIG READ: Could virtual-reality travel now finally take off?...

From the peaks of Yosemite to the Sistine Chapel, armchair adventures await the bold...

 2020-03-31 03:22 

Business Live

CARTOON: Coronablow for Olympics...

Tuesday, March 31 2020...

 2020-03-31 03:20 

Daily Nation

Coach Odhiambo's in tray at Bandari...

Odhiambo was re-appointed the coach of Bandari last week....

 2020-03-31 03:11 

News24

WATCH | Coronavirus: Chaos erupts at makeshift shelter in Tshwane for homeless over food shortages...

Homeless people, who are being housed at the Caledonian Stadium in Tshwane, were left to fight each other for sustenance because not enough food was provided....

 2020-03-31 03:05 

Daily Nation

Johnson & Johnson to test Covid-19 vaccine on humans...

J&J began working on the vaccine in January....

 2020-03-31 03:00 

Daily Nation

Time for our sports stars to give back...

Some won't even care to record messages of goodwill to Kenyans....

 2020-03-31 02:50 

Daily Nation

Only sober discussions by stakeholders will save Kenyan football...

Fifa could ban Kenya from all football activities....

 2020-03-31 02:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Renews Contracts for Eight AIGPs...

They include AIGP Joseph Mugisa, Who now returns to head the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Response Services, AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa who returns as police Director of Legal and Human Rights and AIGP Francis Rwego, Uganda Police attache at African Uni...

 2020-03-31 02:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Businesses to Get Relief on Loans Museveni...

He added that "It is not correct to disconnect water or electricity on account of non-payment during this time of shutdown or to seize properties on account of the non-payment of loans."...

 2020-03-31 02:20 

Daily Nation

How Guardiola is coping without football...

Football in England has been suspended until at least April 30....

 2020-03-31 02:00 

Daily Nation

How coronavirus will impact football's transfer market...

Paul Pogba's market value is set to be cut almost in half....

 2020-03-31 01:39 

Daily Nation

Shame as Gor Mahia players paid Sh3,000...

The money was paid on March 27 through Mpesa....

 2020-03-31 01:05 

Standard Digital

Messi announces additional Barca pay cut to help employees...

Barcelona players will make an extra contribution on top of the 70% pay cut they have agreed to take during the enforced La Liga break so that the clu...

 2020-03-31 00:21 

Standard Digital

Mourinho to take Spurs training via video amid coronavirus lockdown...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff will put players through their paces from home starting Monday as the club holds live...

 2020-03-30 23:48 

Standard Digital

Only 479 days to go: Tokyo resets the clock on Olympics...

Within hours of Olympic organisers confirming that the rescheduled Games would start on July 23 next year, Tokyo's main countdown clock had been reset...

 2020-03-30 22:45 

Business Live

J&J signs deal with US to produce future coronavirus vaccines...

J&J shares rise 7% after it announces a $1bn deal with the US government to create enough manufacturing capacity to make more than 1-billion doses of a vaccine...

 2020-03-30 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Police use sjamboks and rubber bullets to enforce Hillbrow lockdown...

In one of South Africa's most densely populated suburbs, the national lockdown is being implemented with force The post Police use sjamboks and rubber bullets to enforce Hillbrow lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-30 21:59 

Daily Nation

Coronavirus is reminding us to be human...

It is now clear that this disease is no respecter of persons....

 2020-03-30 21:59 

Daily Nation

War on virus will be won on persuasion, buy-in, not guns...

By now, many Kenyans recognise the mortal threat the global pandemic poses to the nation....

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