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 2020-07-07 10:01 

News24

Heavily armed gang ambushes cash van on Eastern Cape highway...

Eastern Cape police have launched a manhunt for a heavily-armed gang that bombed a G4S cash van and made off with an undisclosed amount of money....

 2020-07-07 09:56 

News24

Anrich Nortje: ANOTHER older 'newcomer' of the year...

Anrich Nortje's deserved "newcomer" laurel at the CSA Awards should signal a prosperous SA era for the paceman, writes Rob Houwing ....

 2020-07-07 09:54 

Uganda Radio Network

18 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed...

According to the health ministry, all persons who travelled with the positive case on July 5 from India are under observation and have been tested once for the disease. The positive case was also in quarantine by the time the virus was detected....

 2020-07-07 09:47 

News24

Two frontline City of Joburg officers die of 'Covid-19 related complications'...

Two City of Johannesburg frontline staffers have died of "Covid-19 related complications"....

 2020-07-07 09:44 

Business Live

Consumer confidence plummets in second quarter...

The FNB/BER consumer confidence index fell to just three points shy of its all-time historic low of in 1985...

 2020-07-07 09:44 

Business Live

Siberian Arctic temperatures and fires beat all the records again...

Region is warming faster than the rest of the world, climate scientists worry...

 2020-07-07 09:43 

Business Live

WATCH: How EFTs have performed during Covid-19 pandemic...

Mike Brown, MD of etfSA, talks to Business Day TV about how exchange traded funds...

 2020-07-07 09:43 

Business Live

Third-party opinion on sale of Tongaat unit due in September, says Barloworld...

Barloworld and Tongaat Hulett are in dispute over the R5.3bn sale of the sugar producer's starch business...

 2020-07-07 09:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Civil Servants Given Ultimatum to Resign before Joining Politics...

The instruction was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya through a circular to all Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks. In the circular, he asked the accounting officers to instruct all persons with ...

 2020-07-07 09:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Kabale, Rukiga Ambulances Grounded...

Alfred Besigensi, the acting Kabale district health officer says that due to lack of ambulances, surveillance activities against Covid-19 are becoming difficult since the roads in the area are impassable and require strong vehicles....

 2020-07-07 09:30 

Mail & Guardian

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap...

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities The post Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap appeared first on The Mail & Gua...

 2020-07-07 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tribunal approves sale of Tongaat Hulett's starch business...

Tongaat Hulett said it was pleased at the decision by SA's Competition Tribunal to approve the acquisition of its Tongaat Hulett Starch business....

 2020-07-07 09:25 

Business Report (IOL)

Consumer confidence plunges to 35 year low...

Consumer confidence plunged to record lows in 35 years during the second quarter of 2020 due to the halt in economic activity in the three months to June....

 2020-07-07 09:08 

News24

Interdict granted against truck driver strike over employment of foreign nationals...

An interdict has been granted against truck drivers who threatened a national strike to protest against claims that foreign nationals are employed by the industry instead of local drivers....

 2020-07-07 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Will there be a steady electricity supply over the next decade?...

We need a reliable electricity supply to get us through the next six months. But what about the next six years?...

 2020-07-07 09:00 

Standard Digital

'Killer' mother unfit to stand trial...

Mother killed her four children a week ago...

 2020-07-07 09:00 

Standard Digital

Governors bodyguard, MCA injured...

Governor had toured Tongaren market to officially open the office of a ward administrator...

 2020-07-07 08:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Mukono Man Arrested for Killing Another Over Land...

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspect as Hassan Kiwanuka. According to Owoyesigyire, Kiwanuka has been on the run for hacking Matia Gimmony in June 30, 2020....

 2020-07-07 08:49 

Business Live

Rescuers race to save people stranded by floods in Japan...

At least 50 deaths have been confirmed in the rains that began on Saturday...

 2020-07-07 08:48 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick —...

Caroline Cremen from Adviceworx talks to Business Day TV about her stock pick of the day...

 2020-07-07 08:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Only 14 Countries Meet 90-90-90 Targets-UNAIDS...

According to the report, an estimated 10.8 million people in the world will not be on ARV treatment, have their viral loads suppressed while another 3.3. Million people will not know their HIV status....

 2020-07-07 08:41 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the night-loving business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-07-07 08:39 

Standard Digital

Police lobe teargas, arrest protestors marking Saba Saba day [Videos]...

Chaotic scenes were witnessed as the police lobbed teargas to disperse protesters in the Nairobi Central Business District....

 2020-07-07 08:38 

Mail & Guardian

Cheque value bundles real value...

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities The post Cheque value bundles real value appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-07 08:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Non-Performing Loans Jump to UGX 783billion BOU...

This trend, BOU says, has been observed since March 2019, a year before the coronavirus troubles came in. This means long before lockdown, many businesses and individuals were struggling to thrive....

 2020-07-07 08:22 

Standard Digital

Two people killed in border clashes...

One person is nursing serious injuries at Makueni Referral Hospital...

 2020-07-07 08:18 

News24

Media24 considers closing 5 magazines, 2 newspapers, as Covid-19 slashes circulation...

The publisher says the planned interventions are expected to affect around 510 staff members....

 2020-07-07 08:13 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19 hits Media24 hard with newspapers and magazines facing closures...

Media24 said that it is considering closures, reduced frequencies and will be closing 5 magazines ad 2 newspapers....

 2020-07-07 08:09 

News24

Young Super Rugby stars extend Blues stay...

Exciting young winger Mark Telea and promising loose forward Hoskins Sotutu have extended their stays at the Blues....

 2020-07-07 08:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Yemens-starving-children-grim-legacy-of-six-years-of-war...

UN-agencies-including-the-childrens-agency-UNICEF-remain-far-short-of-their-2020-funding-targets-for-Yemen...

 2020-07-07 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

22 On Sloane: Africa's ecosystem can learn from Global Start-up Ecosystem Report...

So a friend and I debated whether South African-born Elon Musk would have been as globally successful if he had launched his company at home. The jury is still out......

 2020-07-07 07:58 

The New Humanitarian

How coronavirus hit Aden: A Yemeni doctor's diary...

'I never thought I would write something like this, and I did not plan for it to be published. But I want to share this experience. Maybe some people care?'...

 2020-07-07 07:54 

Mail & Guardian

Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise...

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers The post Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-07 07:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru Seeks UGX 500m Quarterly Funding for Covid-19 Fight...

Lakony says that more funds are needed to buy fuel for its six vehicles for Covid-19 activities which require about 500,000 shillings daily, pay health workers to risk allowances for 34 health workers stationed at Elegu and the quarantine centre and also ...

 2020-07-07 07:53 

Business Live

Google and Deutsche Bank agree on 10-year cloud partnership...

Engineers from Germany's largest lender and US IT giant could develop products together...

 2020-07-07 07:53 

Business Live

Reserve Bank halves government bond purchases in June...

The central bank launched the bond buying programme to inject liquidity into the financial system...

 2020-07-07 07:53 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Escape the bustle of the city and head for Bobbejaansberg in the Klein Karoo...
 2020-07-07 07:30 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Opposition-candidate-wins-Dominican-Republic-presidential-poll...

Since-the-first-infections-were-registered-on-March-1-the-country-has-recorded-38128-cases-with-804-deaths-from-COVID-19...

 2020-07-07 07:00 

News24

Massmart starts consultation with labour over possible job cuts at Game stores...

The retailer says the decision comes after it recently completed an 'assessment of opportunities to improve our South African Game store efficiencies'....

 2020-07-07 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand gives up gains overnight...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-07-07 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Protection of personal information laws kick in...

WORDS ON WEALTH: The Protection of Personal Information Act, which was signed into law seven years ago in 2013, came fully into effect on July 1....

 2020-07-07 07:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Fauci-warns-US-is-knee-deep-in-first-wave-of-coronavirus...

A-worrying-number-of-new-cases-were-reported-amid-a-resurgence-that-has-forced-several-states-to-suspend-phased-economic-reopenings...

 2020-07-07 06:58 

Business Live

Reserve Bank takes up R5.1bn in government bonds in June...

The June purchases were roughly half of what was bought in May...

 2020-07-07 06:58 

Business Live

Stocks rally amid bets on China revival...

Unexpected growth in US services sector data drives Wall Street higher...

 2020-07-07 06:58 

Business Live

RDI rent collection picks up as lockdowns ease...

Landlord says income is increasing as countries reopen for business...

 2020-07-07 06:58 

Business Live

Banning smoking in public places? Get the basics right first...

A total ban on smoking in public would give minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma an opportunity to complete a crusade she began more than two decades ago: halt smoking entirely...

 2020-07-07 06:46 

Standard Digital

Three people die in a road accident in Machakos- Photos...

The emergency services officers struggled to save the driver of the Probox car who was trapped in the wreckage....

 2020-07-07 06:30 

News24

Rugby in SA a step closer to return after government update ... but obstacles remain...

The department of sport has provided an update on the return to play of contact sports as the struggle against the coronavirus continues....

 2020-07-07 06:30 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Political-arrests-follow-protests-that-killed-166-in-Ethiopia...

Violent-demonstrations-broke-out-following-the-murder-of-popular-Oromo-singer-Hachalu-Hundessa-...

 2020-07-07 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol to end its gas exploration near Bazaruto after robust pre-feasibility assessment...

Sasol's share price has been heavily traded by individual share traders since its sharp increase from only around R21 in March, following a global slump in oil prices....

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