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 2021-06-10 13:39 

Business Live

Western Cape entering third wave of infections, confirms premier...

Alan Winde has reiterated his call for national government to let provinces apply different levels of pandemic restrictions...

 2021-06-10 13:39 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa lifts generation threshold for companies to 100MW...

Embedded generation is widely regarded as the quickest way to bring additional megawatts onto the grid...

 2021-06-10 13:39 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma lays into Billy Downer and the NPA, insisting he must be acquitted...

The former president wants the state prosecutor on the stand for pursuing an allegedly tainted, politically motivated and bigoted case against him...

 2021-06-10 13:39 

Business Live

Blues target home final in Trans-Tasman competition...

Auckland team aims to end playoff drought by beating Australia's Western Force with a bonus point...

 2021-06-10 13:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Influx of Street Kids in Lira Raises Concern...

Some street kids spit saliva at people, vandalize cars and often beat up pedestrians who refuse to give them money and also litter the streets....

 2021-06-10 13:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Namayingo Covid-19 Taskforce Chairman Tests Positive, in Isolation...

Yahaya Kakoza, the Namayingo RDC and Covid-19 Task Force Chairperson in a phone interview with URN says that he developed symptoms of coronavirus and was subjected to the test and was confirmed positive....

 2021-06-10 13:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Home-based Care COVID-19 Patients Flouting Guidelines...

"Most of these people are not got at their respective homes when we go to check on them meaning they are escaping to freely join other members of the public. This is very dangerous and could escalate the spread of the virus into the communities, "...

 2021-06-10 13:11 

News24

CTICC to become mass vaccination site as Western Cape gears up to give 24 000 jabs a day...

A mass vaccination site at the CTICC hopes to administer between 4 000 and 5000 vaccines a day and is expected to open within the next three to four weeks....

 2021-06-10 13:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Mabirizi Challenges President's Covid-19 Directives...

Mabirizi now wants the court to quash Museveni and Owiny-Dollo's directives on ground of being illegal as well as issue a permanent order restraining government and her agents from implementing them....

 2021-06-10 13:03 

Business Report (IOL)

Africa's CEOs optimistic about the global economy - PwC Africa...
 2021-06-10 12:56 

News24

Covid vaccination in Europe 'far from sufficient' to avoid resurgence - WHO...

The World Health Organisation warned on Thursday that vaccination rates in Europe were still far off what was needed to stop a virus resurgence and called on countries to maintain protective measures....

 2021-06-10 12:56 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa unveils policy amendments to help struggling Eskom...

Lifting the cap on private power generation is aimed at 'easing Eskom pressure'. Producers won't need a Nersa licence, but still require other permits The post Ramaphosa unveils policy amendments to help struggling Eskom appeared first on The ...

 2021-06-10 12:55 

Mail & Guardian

Lindiwe Sisulu to 'sweep' clean her corruption-ridden department...

Stabilisation committee on track to recover around R10-billion from the department of human settlements, water and sanitation The post Lindiwe Sisulu to 'sweep' clean her corruption-ridden department appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-10 12:48 

Standard Digital

Maasai have beef with KDF over meat firm land...

The Maasai community is claiming land where KDF has already started building cow sheds for holding livestock before slaughtering....

 2021-06-10 12:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Ghost Beneficiaries Cited in NUSAF-III Project in Agago...

Martin Okwera, the Community Project Management Committee chairperson says a recent assessment found only 85 members of the group have since the inception of the project last year been active....

 2021-06-10 12:44 

Business Report (IOL)

Ramaphosa approves amendment to Electricity Regulation Act...
 2021-06-10 12:44 

Business Live

Cabinet approves new board for Irba...

The new 10-member board will oversee the renewal of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors...

 2021-06-10 12:43 

Business Live

Oil prices rebound after weak US demand data...

Monthly Opec report is expected to be positive and should underpin prices, broker says...

 2021-06-10 12:43 

Business Live

WATCH: Burger King and business indigestion...

Michael Avery chats to experts about the Competition Amendment Act and Burger King's lack of BEE in their new ownership structure...

 2021-06-10 12:40 

News24

DA slams Gauteng health dept for paying Cuban doctors more than R32m for Covid-19 services...

The DA has slammed the Gauteng health department for taking more than R32 million out of an HIV/Aids grant to pay 28 Cuban doctors for services during the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-06-10 12:34 

Nation

Armed groups kidnap 51 children in Mozambique...

The figure could be higher as it only reflects reported cases, Save the Children said....

 2021-06-10 12:25 

Business Report (IOL)

Forge Academy to host showcase for tech SMMEs...
 2021-06-10 12:18 

The New Humanitarian

Renewing the Grand Bargain, Part 1: Old goals, a new path...

Conceived as a way to get the money that flows through the aid system to go further, the deal has so far fallen short of its lofty ambitions....

 2021-06-10 12:13 

Standard Digital

Lamu to host meat and fish processing plants...

The government plans to set up meat and fish processing plants at Lamu for the export market....

 2021-06-10 12:11 

News24

EP coach Peter de Villiers on Covid battle: 'It's hit me pretty hard but I'm a fighter'...

Eastern Province Elephants coach Peter de Villiers has thanked his followers for their support after he contracted Covid-19....

 2021-06-10 12:02 

Uganda Radio Network

UWA Ranger Shoots Dead 35 Year-Old Man in Sironko...

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says that no arrest has been made but inquiries have been enhanced. He says that they conducting investigations vide police file CPS Sironko CRB 303/2021while Nabugodi's body has been conveyed to M...

 2021-06-10 12:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Fifty People Arrested in Ntinda Bar...

Kampala metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that 50 suspects were picked up in one bar called Garage located in Ntinda-Kigowa zone Nakawa division in the ongoing night operations of raiding bars that are still operating....

 2021-06-10 12:00 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Without COVID-19 Test Results Allowed to Attend Budget Reading...

More than 150 MPs were earlier locked out of the Kololo Airstrip where Parliament is currently sitting after their COVID-19 results delayed....

 2021-06-10 11:48 

Business Live

TFG to open up to 100 more Jet stores across SA...

But TFG has decided not to pay a dividend as UK lockdowns hit earnings...

 2021-06-10 11:48 

Business Live

Tokyo to offer Covid-19 vaccine to under-65s ahead of Olympics...

The slow pace of vaccination compared with other major industrialised nations has spurred calls for the Tokyo Games to be delayed again or cancelled...

 2021-06-10 11:46 

News24

Algeria to elect parliament amid protest movement boycott...

Algeria holds a parliamentary election under the shadow of a protest movement boycott and deep scepticism that the North African nation can escape political paralysis....

 2021-06-10 11:46 

News24

Some 350 000 people in Ethiopia's Tigray in famine - UN document...

An unpublished analysis by United Nations agencies and aid groups estimates some 350 000 people in Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region are in famine conditions, according to an internal UN document....

 2021-06-10 11:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Approves Cabinet Expansion...

Articles 113 (2) and 114 (3) of the Constitution provide that the cabinet shall have a total number of 42 ministers (Cabinet and State) and that the president can only vary the number with the approval of parliament....

 2021-06-10 11:34 

Uganda Radio Network

1,500 Stranded Students Evacuated So Far...

Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry homes....

 2021-06-10 11:25 

News24

Covid-19: Western Cape entering third wave - Premier Alan Winde...

The province is entering a third wave after recording a more than 30% increase in infections week on week....

 2021-06-10 11:13 

News24

India posts record new Covid deaths after data revision...

India has recorded a global record of more than 6 000 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours after one state dramatically revised upward its data....

 2021-06-10 11:07 

News24

JUST IN | 'I demand an acquittal': Zuma says State cannot present corruption evidence against him...

Former president Jacob Zuma has demanded that he be acquitted of arms deal corruption - without ever facing trial - because the State has "lost the constitutional legitimacy to present the evidence against me"....

 2021-06-10 11:05 

News24

TIMELINE | Navalny: From poisoning to political outlaw...

A Moscow court has banned opposition leader Alexei Navalny's political organisations from working in Russia after officially branding them "extremist"....

 2021-06-10 10:53 

Business Live

Global markets keep on climbing...

Risk assets have remained buoyant recently as central bankers across the world signal their willingness to keep the monetary taps on...

 2021-06-10 10:53 

Business Live

Dante's Divine Comedy takes to the heavens...

Seminal allegory by Italy's greatest poet to be fired into space from Soyuz mission to mark 700th anniversary of his death...

 2021-06-10 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

GameStop tumbles, Clover Health rises in 'meme stock' rollercoaster...
 2021-06-10 10:27 

News24

'Jessica, we're live' - the viral moment that has SA in stiches...

A Namibian sports anchor saw her name reach the top of Twitter trends on Thursday when an on-air news gaffe went viral in South Africa....

 2021-06-10 10:17 

Mail & Guardian

Editorial: GDP focus trips South Africa up...

There is ample evidence that trickle-down economics do not work The post Editorial: GDP focus trips South Africa up appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-10 09:58 

Business Live

JSE struggles for traction along with global markets...

Local bourse hardly changed ahead of US inflation data, which has left 'markets in limbo', says Oanda analyst Jeffrey Halley...

 2021-06-10 09:58 

Business Live

Deloitte sued for 'failing to detect gaps' in oil trader's financial statements...

The firm had audited the books of Hin Leong Trading for 16 years before its collapse in 2020...

 2021-06-10 09:58 

Business Live

In Covid-19-vaccinated Britain, how are people picking investments?...

Britain's economy is opening quicker than much of continental Europe, offering investors an idea of how the recovery trade will play out...

 2021-06-10 09:58 

Business Live

SA posts second-largest current-account surplus in its history...

The global economic recovery has helped boost the value of exports while a stronger rand is curbing the price of imports...

 2021-06-10 09:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts...

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases....

 2021-06-10 09:50 

Business Report (IOL)

34% of SA households will fall into a poorer income-bracket...
 2021-06-10 09:43 

News24

KwaZulu-Natal health dept to probe claims that woman was discharged from hospital with open wounds...

Kwazulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane has ordered an investigation into claims that a woman had open wounds when she was discharged from Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital....

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