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 2020-07-07 13:28 

Business Live

The US must open its schools as online education has failed...

Risks can be curbed at a community level, but keeping schools closed is hurting children academically and socially, writes Andrea Gabor...

 2020-07-07 13:28 

Business Live

Trainer Dennis Drier worthy of induction into Hall of Fame...

Legendary 73-year-old saddles his eighth Gold Medallion winner at Hollywoodbets Scottsville...

 2020-07-07 13:27 

Business Live

WATCH: Covid-19 pandemic infects municipal finances...

Business Day TV talks to a panel about the measures some of the major metros are implementing to manage the economic effects of the pandemic on the cities finances...

 2020-07-07 13:27 

Business Live

Postpandemic hotels follow in the wake of the cruise sector to keep the virus at bay...

Welcome to the contactless, germ-less hotel stay...

 2020-07-07 13:14 

Business Report (IOL)

Uber launches grocery delivery in Latin America, Canada with US to follow...

Uber Technologies Inc further expanded delivery offerings, launching an app-based grocery service in several Latin American and Canadian cities....

 2020-07-07 13:11 

News24

Amazon analysts can't keep up as shares blow past $3 000 mark...

Amazon.com shares topped $3 000 for the first time, extending a rally that has left most Wall Street analysts in the dust....

 2020-07-07 13:07 

News24

WATCH | Keep buying gold even as the price goes up - investor...

Gold prices are near an 8-year high but investors should keep adding exposure to the precious metal, that's the advice of Clear Harbor Asset Management CEO Aaron....

 2020-07-07 12:46 

News24

Social Development Minister welcomes court judgment on opening of private preschools, centres...

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has said the notion that her department had not been doing anything to plan a way forward for early childhood development centres was far from the truth....

 2020-07-07 12:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Tribunal fines Dis-Chem R1.2m fine for inflating face mask prices...

The Competition Tribunal has slapped Dis-Chem Pharmacies with an R1.2m administrative penalty for charging excessive prices for face masks....

 2020-07-07 12:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Employee Not Liable to Clear Loan If Wrongfully Fired Court Rules...

Mufumba ran to the Industrial Court over wrongful dismissal from Uganda Development Bank in 2011 where she was working as the Principal Internal Auditor. She argued she had been dismissed while on leave and was not given any reason for her dismissal. The ...

 2020-07-07 12:33 

Business Live

State-owned entities need to be backbone of SA economy...

As SA drifts towards globalisation, a vibrant SOE sector is crucial to enhance innovative capacity and productivity growth, writes Thabile Wonci...

 2020-07-07 12:32 

Business Live

Opec pressures Angola to comply with oil supply-cut agreement...

Angola will make up for its May and June overproduction by cutting more in July to September...

 2020-07-07 12:32 

Business Live

Kenyan schools will only reopen in January 2021...

The country says the 2020 school year will be considered lost due to Covid-19...

 2020-07-07 12:32 

Business Live

Crusaders and Blues gear up for 'old school' showdown...

Two great teams, undefeated, going for it will make for a 'hell of a collision', says assistant coach Scott Hansen...

 2020-07-07 12:32 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Cape shows why its reds deserve Bok-level loyalty...

Much has changed since 10 years ago, when the vast majority of reds were overdone and overoaked...

 2020-07-07 12:32 

News24

Amahle Quku murder: Accused Leonard Mzingeli drops bail bid...

Leonard Mzingeli, the man accused of murdering teenager Amahle Quku, has abandoned his bail application in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court....

 2020-07-07 12:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Court of Appeal Overturns CMI Officer's Acquittal for Murder...

In their Judgment, the Court of Appeal Justices re-evaluated the evidence by the DPP and found that Kabigumira's testimony coupled with the strange conduct of Maj. Babumba were sufficient to warrant a murder conviction....

 2020-07-07 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Omnia swings into annual profit as restructuring pays off...

Despite coronavirus lockdowns in regions where Omnia operates, the company was able to withstand its impact....

 2020-07-07 12:29 

News24

Eastern Cape to turn museums, hostels into field hospitals to combat risky self-isolation behaviour...

The Eastern Cape government plans to turn 18 state-owned properties, such as museums and hostels, into field hospitals after they found that people engaged in risky behaviour while self-isolating....

 2020-07-07 12:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Justice Minister Pleads with MPs to Support Proposed Political Party Regulations...

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ephraim Kamuntu told legislators that since party elections and selection of party flag bearers is carried out by party organs that necessitate large congregations like delegates conferences, this method is l...

 2020-07-07 12:21 

Business Report (IOL)

ICTU outraged by 'unfair play' against Iqbal Surv, Sekunjalo, Independent Media...

The ICTU's Thabang Mothelo said on Tuesday that no individual should live in a constant state of fear for their lives in democratic South Africa....

 2020-07-07 12:11 

News24

Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator...

Egyptian authorities have arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused dozens of girls and women, in a case that has sparked outrage online, a security source has said....

 2020-07-07 12:11 

News24

15 farmers killed by gunmen in northern Nigeria - police...

Gunmen have killed 15 farmers in Nigeria's northwest Katsina state, police say, in the latest violence by cattle thieves in the restive region....

 2020-07-07 12:10 

News24

Australia's second-biggest city Melbourne under new coronavirus lockdown...

Five million Melbourne residents have been ordered back into lockdown after coronavirus cases surged in Australia's second-biggest city....

 2020-07-07 12:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Six Arrested for Attack on Settlement Camp in Moroto...

Major Peter Mugisa, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, says that the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers using intelligence reports tracked the armed group towards the Kenyan border leading to the arrest of six suspects including their ring leader...

 2020-07-07 12:03 

News24

WATCH | UK sanctions Russians and Saudis under new human rights powers...

The UK sanctions target alleged perpetrators in the killings of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. WATCH NOW....

 2020-07-07 12:02 

News24

Pompeo says US looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States is "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok....

 2020-07-07 11:48 

News24

Thabang Moroe latest: Validity of Cricket SA boss's charges questioned...

The validity of Cricket South Africa's ethics and audit committees' reports, which served as the basis for CEO Thabang Moroe's ongoing suspension, has been called into question....

 2020-07-07 11:42 

News24

Brrrace yourselves: 'Mammoth' cold front to bring heavy rain, widespread snow to SA...

It's time to crank up the heater and lay out some extra blankets as a massive cold front is approaching South Africa, bringing with it heavy rain and snow in some parts....

 2020-07-07 11:37 

Business Live

JOHN COCKAYNE: How teeing off with a consultant works...

The golf business has remained unchanged for decades, but now is the time for innovation...

 2020-07-07 11:37 

Business Live

MultiChoice launches Showmax Pro in bid to capture streaming subscriber...

Showmax Pro will initially be rolled out in Nigeria and Kenya with additional countries to be added within 6 - 8 weeks...

 2020-07-07 11:37 

Business Live

Oil falls on virus surge and fear of renewed lockdowns...

Brent and WTI crude futures declined by 1.02% and 1.30%, respectively...

 2020-07-07 11:35 

Standard Digital

Reopening places of worship to begin next week...

The Council has argued that four-step phased reopening will aid in decision making depending on the infections....

 2020-07-07 11:34 

News24

INFOGRAPHICS | SA breaches 200 000 coronavirus cases, with half of those coming in just 14 days...

It took 102 days for South Africa to record 100 000 coronavirus cases. In just 14 days, that number has doubled....

 2020-07-07 11:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Serere, Ngora Return UGX 500m to Treasury...

Both districts advertised for various jobs at the beginning of the year, but interviews were halted after the President announced a lockdown following the outbreak of COVID-19....

 2020-07-07 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB to discontinue cheque issuance from January 2021...

FNB has announced that it will be discontinuing the issuing of cheques by 01 January 2021....

 2020-07-07 11:09 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Karuhanga, Mwiru Join Muntu's Alliance for National Transfirmation...

The declaration comes shortly after Gen. Muntu's endorsement as the party's candidate in the forthcoming presidential race. The two legislators are part of the group that disagreed with a camp that supported Patrick Amuriat Oboi against Muntu duri...

 2020-07-07 11:04 

Business Report (IOL)

Public enterprises tells SAA unions there is no money for better severance pay...

The Department of Public Enterprises said it would not be able to entertain further demands from labour unions regarding the retrenchment process at South African Airways....

 2020-07-07 10:44 

Standard Digital

Two Homa Bay MCAs charged with assault and robbery...

Kendu Bay Town MCA Morris Ogwang and his Kibiri counterpart Michael Odira denied charges before the court....

 2020-07-07 10:43 

News24

Dis-Chem fined R1.2 million after losing price gouging case for surgical masks...

The Competition Tribunal says the pharmacy chain failed to show that increases in the price of certain surgical masks were reasonable....

 2020-07-07 10:42 

Business Live

Dis-Chem found guilty of price gouging on face masks...

The company was found to have contravened the Competition Act after it increased prices for three types of masks...

 2020-07-07 10:42 

Business Live

Electrification of rural areas hit by budget cuts due to pandemic...

Likely cuts of R230bn over the next two years means a delay of electrification, not that it won't happen, says the energy department...

 2020-07-07 10:42 

Business Live

Rand weakens amid growing number of Covid-19 cases globally...

The local currency market remains rangebound...

 2020-07-07 10:38 

News24

Grade 7 pupil raped en route to KwaZulu-Natal school...

A Grade 7 girl has been raped while en route to school after she went back home to fetch her face mask in Bulwer....

 2020-07-07 10:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Applicants Throng Interpol for Certificate of Good Conduct...

Simon Ocaayi told URN at the Interpol Offices in Kololo on Monday that he is preparing to travel to Iraq for work once the lockdown is lifted. He however, said this was the third time he was being turned away at the gate yet all he wants is to register an...

 2020-07-07 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Massmart eyes 1800 job cuts at Game...

Massmart has embarked on Section 189 consultations with organised labour on plans to possibly cut 1 800 jobs across its Game stores....

 2020-07-07 10:21 

Mail & Guardian

Eskom refers employees suspected of contracts graft for criminal investigations...

The struggling power utility has updated Parliament on investigations into contracts where more than R40-billion was lost in overpayments The post Eskom refers employees suspected of contracts graft for criminal investigations appeared first on The Mail &...

 2020-07-07 10:21 

Mail & Guardian

Eskom refers employees suspected of contracts graft for criminal investigations...

The struggling power utility has updated Parliament on investigations into contracts where more than R40-billion was lost in overpayments The post Eskom refers employees suspected of contracts graft for criminal investigations appeared first on The Mail &...

 2020-07-07 10:14 

Uganda Radio Network

10,000 Junior, Senior Police Officers Retrained in 4 Years...

At least 10,000 junior and senior police personnel have been equipped with new command and investigations skills in the last four years according to data compiled by police force's research, planning and human resource directorates....

 2020-07-07 10:01 

News24

Ralph Mathekga | The VBS saga that won't go away...

While the ANC and EFF have taken a stance on the VBS saga, it is likely to have a crippling impact on both parties, writes Ralph Mathekga ....

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