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 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....

 2020-03-30 21:59 

Daily Nation

We must protect independence of TSC...

The legal status of TSC was arrived at after many years of negotiations by education stakeholders....

 2020-03-30 21:50 

Business Live

Abbott rises after unveiling five-minute coronavirus test...

The medical-device maker plans to supply 50,000 tests a day starting April 1...

 2020-03-30 21:47 

Daily Nation

Floods pose double burden...

Deaths have occurred and homes swept away....

 2020-03-30 21:47 

Daily Nation

Focus on rural areas as you do with cities...

Stopping people from moving to their villages calls for persuasion....

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

Kenyans spending most of their cash on airtime...

The national statistician has also revised the income categories for Nairobi residents....

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

Fight coronavirus but respect human rights...

he government must consistently provide justification for all the measures it takes...

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

Subsidise food to prompt people to stay indoors...

Without income-generating activities, the common man's purchasing power is gravely eroded...

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

Give poor countries debt relief to aid an effective coronavirus fight...

Debt relief for poor countries as suggested by World Bank and International Monetary Fund could come in handy in the wake of the outbreak...

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

It's red alert as pandemic hits home with new cases...

Experts warn that the virus is being spread through community transmission, forecast 10,000 cases by end of April if interventions fail...

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

New KCC to increase milk supply...

The establishment's chairperson Ignatius Kahiu said the initiative follows a presidential directive to revive the facility....

 2020-03-30 21:45 

Standard Digital

Prudential offers cash and benefits to Covid-19 patients...

The insurer will be providing customers, staff and agents with a range of additional Covid-19 insurance cover at no cost....

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Covid-19 makes life harder for flood victims...

Most residents of the two villages rely on small-scale farming for survival. Since the rains started, however, their livelihoods are under threat....

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Parliament faulted for stopping Lands ministry's online services...

Land dealers have faulted the National Assembly for stopping a plan by the Ministry of Lands to introduce online transactions....

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: MTRH to start virus testing...

Noreb governors have been pushing the national government to establish a testing centre at MTRH...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Brewers' pain as shutdown of bars sees beer sales decline...

One firm has sent home hundreds of workers and retained only key staff...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Fish farmers make Sh2.7m in six months...

He noted that 245,000 fingerlings have been purchased for that initiative....

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Hard times for operators as curfew drives out PSVs...

Buses are making single trips with many firms considering sacking staff as pandemic bites...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Senators meet today to discuss coronavirus, but only 15 to attend...

Only young and energetic lawmakers to attend session, the elderly ones to stay at home...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: Mombasa, Kwale to fumigate towns, streets...

The exercise targets markets, prisons, bus parks and busy streets...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

Standard Digital

No end to locust threat, says State...

Sammy Komora, one of the affected farmers, said the swarms ate anything on sight and that efforts to scare them had proved futile....

 2020-03-30 20:59 

News24

Law enforcement's role is to comfort and reassure, not to harm - Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded nurses, doctors and other health workers, social workers and frontline government staff, volunteers and NGOs who are leading the fight against the disease during the lockdown....

 2020-03-30 20:55 

Business Live

Ramaphosa steps up the fight with home visits and mobile tech...

SA will deploy a 10,000 strong force of field workers to visit homes across the country to screen people for symptoms of the Covid-19 virus and will introduce mobile technology to track and trace contacts of those found to be positive, President Cyril Ram...

 2020-03-30 20:55 

Business Live

Market data — March 30 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-03-30 20:40 

News24

Precious Ramabulana's alleged killer denied bail...

The man accused of killing Capricorn TVET College student Precious Ramabulana has been denied bail by the Morebereng Magistrate's Court....

 2020-03-30 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FinTech disruptors set to shake up SA financial services...

FinTechs are challenger brands that use technologies to offer completely new products and services....

 2020-03-30 20:24 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Italy sees 812 more coronavirus deaths, but new cases fall steeply...

More positively, the number of new cases rose by just 4,050, the lowest amount since March 17...

 2020-03-30 20:24 

Mail & Guardian

Border walls don't stop viruses. But this might...

Why South Africa should consider amnesty for undocumented migrants in the time of the coronavirus outbreak. The post Border walls don't stop viruses. But this might appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-30 20:20 

Standard Digital

Where will the voluntary pay cuts to boost corona fight go to?...

The agency will mobilise resources for emergency response towards containing the spread, effects and impact of covid-19....

 2020-03-30 20:00 

News24

Israel's Netanyahu under precautionary Covid-19 quarantine...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone into precautionary quarantine after one of his staff tested positive for coronavirus, as the veteran premier seeks a unity government to combat the pandemic....

 2020-03-30 20:00 

News24

Italy sees signs of slowing contagion despite heavy toll...

Italy has reported fresh evidence that weeks of life spent under a national lockdown could slow the spread of the coronavirus, although the country's death toll continues to grow....

 2020-03-30 20:00 

News24

Opposition leader in Niger freed under coronavirus prison release...

The main opposition figure in Niger, Hama Amadou, who has been in prison since last November for alleged baby smuggling, is among more than 1 500 inmates who are being released early because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 19:59 

Business Live

Naspers donates R1.5bn to SA's Covid-19 effort...

The Cape Town-based group will contribute R500m to the Solidarity Response Fund and buy R1bn worth of personal protective equipment and other medical supplies from China...

 2020-03-30 19:59 

Business Live

Downgrade could hit the agriculture sector hard, Agbiz says...

Imported inputs will cost more and financial institutions may make it harder for farmers to get credit...

 2020-03-30 19:55 

Standard Digital

Kenya confirms eight more coronavirus cases...

Tracing of those who came in contact with the 50 is ongoing....

 2020-03-30 19:45 

News24

No blue Monday for 1 Daily Lotto player...

One Daily Lotto player walks aways with the jackpot of R232 334.30 in Monday's draw....

 2020-03-30 19:41 

News24

Social grants: Two beneficiaries die on first day of payment under lockdown...

Two pensioners died on the first day of social grant payments under the 21-day lockdown in Pimville, Soweto, and Hammersdale in KwaZulu-Natal....

 2020-03-30 19:34 

News24

FIRST TAKE: Reality bites as Ramaphosa and government's lack of firepower becomes clear...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is now discovering the convergence of three crises all at once: poor governance and policy choices of the better part of the last decade, colliding with a weakened and brittle economy, being rear-ended by a global health crisis. ...

 2020-03-30 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Share to watch: Remgro hit from Covid-19 hard to quantify yet...

On March 18 Remgro released half-year results, with headline earnings per share up 2.14%....

 2020-03-30 19:10 

News24

SA's coronavirus death toll now at 3 as infections rise to 1 326, says Ramaphosa...

South Africa's coronavirus-related death toll has risen to three as President Cyril Ramaphosa continues to plead with the nation to take the deadly pandemic seriously....

 2020-03-30 19:05 

News24

France reports record 418 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours...

France has reported its highest daily number of deaths from Covid-19 since the coronavirus epidemic began, saying 418 more people have died in hospital to bring the toll to 3 024....

 2020-03-30 19:04 

News24

Police patrol streets as Zimbabwe begins coronavirus lockdown...

Zimbabwe has begun enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against coronavirus after the disease left one person dead and infected six others....

 2020-03-30 19:04 

News24

Coronavirus: Libya frees over 450 inmates due to pandemic fears...

Libya's justice ministry has announced that over 450 prisoners were being freed in a bid to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the wake of the war-torn country's first declared infections....

 2020-03-30 19:04 

Business Live

FULL STATEMENT: President urges South Africans to comply with lockdown...

We are concerned about those who have not yet appreciated the seriousness of this disease...

 2020-03-30 19:04 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: SA records third Covid-19 death...

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces the roll-out of extensive screening programme...

 2020-03-30 19:04 

Business Live

Business SA urges 'maximum generosity' during lockdown...

The organisation, a teaming up between Business Unity SA and the Black Business Council, sets out guidelines for remuneration for employees...

 2020-03-30 19:04 

Business Live

Jasco swings to a loss as telecom firms spend less on infrastructure...

The company said its operational performance was affected by poor results from its ICT-Carriers business...

 2020-03-30 19:04 

Business Live

Some US megachurches defy social distancing, while others live-stream...

Congregants attend services in Louisiana, Ohio and Florida despite warnings over pandemic...

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