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 2021-06-10 17:00 

Standard Digital

Teenager who went missing in March found living as street boy...

His father, Paul Matheka had combed all mortuaries and streets across the vast Rift Valley....

 2021-06-10 17:00 

Standard Digital

You are enemies of development, Governor Kimemia tells critics...

Kimemia said his administration is also providing free milk to ECDE pupils besides improving healthcare....

 2021-06-10 17:00 

Standard Digital

Yatani seeks to halt funding to counties with supplier debts...

The National Treasury has threatened to halt transfers to counties with outstanding pending bills....

 2021-06-10 16:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Kabale Mourns Former LC5 Chairperson Patrick Keihwa...

Nelson Nshangabasheija, incumbent Kabale District LC5 chairman says that keihwa will be remembered for cherishing peaceful politics in the district....

 2021-06-10 16:49 

News24

Second accused in murder of Lenasia teacher Naadira Vanker abandons bail bid...

A second accused in the murder of a Lenasia teacher Naadira Vanker has abandoned his bail application, according to the Gauteng NPA....

 2021-06-10 16:43 

News24

SAHRC to probe allegations of homophobia at Horskool DF Malan...

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is launching a probe into allegations of homophobia at Horskool DF Malan in Cape Town...

 2021-06-10 16:40 

News24

African countries will miss key vaccine deadline unless they receive more than 200 million more jabs - WHO...

Nearly 90% of African countries will miss a target of vaccinating a tenth of their population by September unless they urgently receive more than 200 million jabs, the WHO warned Thursday....

 2021-06-10 16:33 

News24

NPA drops attempted murder charges against DA bigwig Mlindi Nhanha, but party still investigating...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has dropped the attempted murder charges against the DA National Council of Provinces (NCOP) member and the party's Eastern Cape spokesperson, Mlindi Nhanha....

 2021-06-10 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

France-South Africa Scholarship Programme opens applications for higher education...
 2021-06-10 16:26 

Business Live

Lindiwe Sisulu holds water and sanitation officials to account...

The department has been plagued by fraud, corruption and procurement irregularities...

 2021-06-10 16:26 

Business Live

Page's youthful Wales face wily Swiss in Euro starter...

Much is expected of the star of 2016, Gareth Bale, despite his disappointments at club level, but it is the younger faces who are generating optimism...

 2021-06-10 16:26 

Business Live

MultiChoice pays R4.4bn, taking BetKing stake to 49%...

Pay-TV operator sees good opportunities in sports betting, especially in Africa...

 2021-06-10 16:21 

Mail & Guardian

Glencore chief executive rejects Molefe's alternative state capture narrative...

It was preposterous to imagine Glencore banked on Ramaphosa to help Eskom bow to its coal-price hike demands, Clinton Ephron told the Zondo commission The post Glencore chief executive rejects Molefe's alternative state capture narrative appeared firs...

 2021-06-10 16:16 

News24

Precious Ramabulana was stabbed 90 times, court hears...

The accused Aubrey Manaka admitted that he could have stabbed Precious Ramabulana 90 times before and after raping her....

 2021-06-10 16:12 

News24

Malema to Motshekga: Close schools within 7 days or 'we'll close them ourselves'...

The EFF has threatened to close down schools if the Department of Basic Education continues its plan to reopen schools....

 2021-06-10 15:57 

News24

JUST IN | GEPF employee allegedly holding colleagues hostage at Durban office...

A Government Employees Pension Fund employee is allegedly holding people hostage at a building on Anton Lembede Street in the Durban city centre....

 2021-06-10 15:54 

News24

Ramaphosa did not meddle in Eskom coal dealings, former Glencore boss tells Zondo...

Former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron called claims of President Cyril Ramaphosa trying to influence the terms of coal supply deals between Glencore and Eskom "ridiculous"....

 2021-06-10 15:43 

News24

Central African Republic govt resigns...

The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced that his government had tendered its resignation....

 2021-06-10 15:31 

News24

Twelve killed in Myanmar military plane crash...

Twelve people were killed when a Myanmar military plane carrying a senior monk and several donors to a religious event crashed in a central region of the country, a junta spokesperson said....

 2021-06-10 15:30 

Business Live

KEVIN MCCALLUM: To knee or not to knee...

That sense of being uncomfortable, that need to be seen to be doing something and nothing at the same time, makes me uncomfortable...

 2021-06-10 15:30 

Business Live

European airlines sidestepping efforts to curb carbon emissions...

Think tank report says they are resisting the move to a more rigorous regulating system...

 2021-06-10 15:28 

News24

Fraudster admits conning Capitec Bank out of R1.5m with the help of a bank staffer...

An Eastern Cape man has admitted hatching a plan, along with a Graaff-Reinet Capitec staffer and a friend, to defraud the bank....

 2021-06-10 15:28 

News24

EFF cries racism over poisoned tree in Cape Town suburb...

The EFF claims a tree was poisoned in a Cape Town suburb to prevent black children eating the fruit....

 2021-06-10 15:28 

News24

PICS | Guptas' extradition: Civil society stages protest outside UAE embassy in Pretoria...

Civil society organisations have held a protest outside the United Arab Emirates embassy in Pretoria to demand the extradition of the Guptas....

 2021-06-10 15:21 

News24

Officially the G.O.A.T - Simone Biles breaks all-around title record at U.S. Gymnastics Championships...

Simone broke the tie she had with Clara Schroth Lombardy and secured a 7th title win...

 2021-06-10 15:21 

News24

'I don't care what he says': Verstappen claims he is faster than Hamilton in same car...

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says if he and Mercedes counterpart Lewis Hamilton were to race each other in the same car he would be quicker....

 2021-06-10 15:17 

Business Report (IOL)

Deputy trade minister says government has more work to do in assisting small business to thrive...
 2021-06-10 15:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Attack on Gen Katumba Was Politically Motivated-Museveni...

According to President Museveni, the attack was a definite political motive, and they will know who was behind the attack....

 2021-06-10 15:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Ugandan Targets Dubai Expo to Grow Exports...

The Dubai Expo 2020 runs from October to April 2022, attracting exhibitors from at least 190 countries, as well as expecting more than 20 million people to visit the event....

 2021-06-10 14:53 

News24

'We can't work miracles', Eskom alone won't solve SA's power crisis - De Ruyter...

Eskom's energy availability factor is far below the assumptions made in the Integrated Resources Plan of 2019, says Eskom CEO Andr de Ruyter....

 2021-06-10 14:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakalema Orders Bus Companies to Refund Extorted Passengers' Cash...

In an update through the Anti-corruption tweeter handle on what transpired in the meeting that was convened to harmonize on how students and citizens will be refunded their money, Nakalema has directed that companies that extorted money refund it within s...

 2021-06-10 14:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Traffic Officers Paired With Armed FFU...

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the deployment of traffic officers alongside armed colleagues is in response to President, Yoweri Museveni's directive during the State of Nation Address last week....

 2021-06-10 14:35 

Business Live

Belgium fancied to beat Russia despite injuries...

Kevin De Bruyne and Axel Witsel are sidelined while captain Eden Hazard is on the bench for European Championship qualifier...

 2021-06-10 14:35 

Business Live

Aung San Suu Kyi faces more corruption charges by Myanmar authorities...

The accusations related to the alleged misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which she chaired, as well as earlier accusations of accepting money and gold...

 2021-06-10 14:35 

Business Live

GIULIETTA TALEVI: When Gwede called me to complain ....

Mantashe's conclusion that the market is satisfied with a power-generation cap of just 10MW seems at odds with the reality of companies desperate to produce their own electricity...

 2021-06-10 14:34 

Business Live

Toshiba and Japan trade ministry colluded, probe finds...

Report undermines Tokyo's efforts to improve corporate governance and win over foreign investors...

 2021-06-10 14:34 

News24

eMkhondo murders: Court dismisses application by defence for disclosure of police docket...

An application by lawyers representing eight men accused of murder and attempted murder on Pampoenkraal farm has been dismissed by the Piet Retief Magistrate's Court....

 2021-06-10 14:32 

Uganda Radio Network

National Budget: Human Capital, Security and Governance Take Lion's Share...

Under the budget, 7.7 trillion Shillings has been earmarked for Human Capital Development; 6.9 trillion for peace, security and good governance interventions; 5.1 trillion for development of integrated transport infrastructure....

 2021-06-10 14:31 

Business Report (IOL)

SMEs turning to tech to control costs...
 2021-06-10 14:23 

Business Report (IOL)

Women entrepreneurs committed to creating jobs...
 2021-06-10 14:18 

News24

WATCH | Four armed suspects rob Vodacom store in Western Cape mall...

Four armed suspects robbed a Vodacom store in the West Coast Mall in Vredenburg last week. The suspects fled with cash and cellular phones....

 2021-06-10 14:18 

News24

Support for public apology from Horskool DF Malan swells after homophobia accusations...

Signatories to a petition are calling on Horskool DF Malan to publicly apologise after an allegedly homophobic incident....

 2021-06-10 14:18 

News24

Man who raped woman at graveyard loses appeal against conviction, sentence...

A man who kidnapped a woman and raped her at a graveyard and at his residence has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence....

 2021-06-10 14:07 

Mail & Guardian

ANC's national youth task team continues to spiral, with a member taking the party to court...

In an application sy the high court in Pretoria, Xolani Matinisa argues that the office of the secretary general of the ANC has failed to remove those older than 35 years from the ANC youth leagues task team The post ANC's national youth task team con...

 2021-06-10 14:00 

Mail & Guardian

Nuclear powers must stop playing nuclear chess and atomic roulette...

The United States, Russia, France, China, the United Kingdom, Pakistan, India, Israel and North Korea are increasing their arsenals The post Nuclear powers must stop playing nuclear chess and atomic roulette appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-10 13:54 

Mail & Guardian

The White House opens a new era of cybersecurity...

South Africa, too, is vulnerable to cyber attacks and needs to take steps to secure its digital futur The post The White House opens a new era of cybersecurity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-10 13:50 

News24

Why Mhkize's deputy can't take over as health minister: how acting appointments work for ministers...

Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni explains why the deputy health minister can't take over from Health Minister Zweli Mkhize while he is on special leave....

 2021-06-10 13:46 

Business Report (IOL)

Vukile's shopping centre footfalls are returning to pre-Covid levels...
 2021-06-10 13:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Demand for property rebounds to pre-Covid levels FNB...
 2021-06-10 13:44 

Business Report (IOL)

Cape Town Sugarbird craft gin awarded best premium gin in SA by Luxury Lifestyle Awards...

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