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 2018-07-19 17:05 

Standard Digital

PHOTOS: FC Bayern launch a brilliant away kit for 2018/19 season...

Bayern Munich have released their official away kit for the 2018/19 season and it looks brilliant...

 2018-07-19 16:52 

News24

Police deny blocking Zwelihle residents' access to Hermanus CBD...

Police have denied cordoning off Zwelihle to control black residents' access to the Hermanus CBD....

 2018-07-19 16:48 

News24

Weather Update: Cool conditions for most of SA, rising temperatures along the coast...

Most of the country is expected to experience cool weather conditions while temperatures are expected to rise along the coast on Friday....

 2018-07-19 16:40 

News24

City of Tshwane promises to purify the water in Hammanskraal, following residents' allegations of cholera...

The City of Tshwane has promised that the quality of water in Hammanskraal will improve by the end of August, although it says tests have shown that the water is safe for use....

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Maker of Opel and Peugeot to re-enter US market within next eight years...

PSA, which left the US in 1991, started its return to North America in 2016 with the introduction of its Free2Move app...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Caster Semenya eyes 800m world record on Friday in Monaco...

The superstar has shown that she is in the best form of her life having posted her 1:54.25 national record — the fourth-best time in history — in June...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

Business Live

Explosive device found at Durban Woolworths store after Umhlanga hoax...

SAPS spokesperson Brig Vish Naidoo confirmed that a device had been found and that it had been neutralised...

 2018-07-19 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja...

Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction....

 2018-07-19 16:25 

News24

ANC KZN elective conference goes ahead as interdict application fails...

An 11th-hour application to interdict the KwaZulu-Natal ANC provincial elective conference has been dismissed in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg....

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Standard Digital

Chelsea fans fear for the worst as Sarri leaves star out of pre-season squad...

Chelsea boarded a plane to Australia on Wednesday for their pre-season tour ahead of the Premier League that is set to kick off in August...

 2018-07-19 16:12 

Standard Digital

Chelsea boss Sarri gives statement on Hazard and Courtois futures...

The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board, said the club's new manager Maurizio Sarri....

 2018-07-19 16:09 

Mail & Guardian

ANC KZN gets the green light...

Earlier on Thursday, a group of ANC members from the Lower South Coast and Moses Mabhida regions had tried to stop the conference from taking place...

 2018-07-19 16:08 

News24

Bonginkosi Khanyile intends pleading guilty to several charges, says his new lawyer...

Economic Freedom Fighters student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile intends pleading guilty to several charges against him which stem from the 2016 Fees Must Fall protests....

 2018-07-19 16:04 

Daily Nation

Sanchez gets visa to join United's US tour...

Sanchez was absent from United's flight to Los Angeles on Sunday....

 2018-07-19 15:58 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Repo rate remains unchanged; Deputy police minister refuses to accept DA's 'send the army' memorandum; and Tbo Touch launching new video-on-demand service...

Trevor Noah responds to the French ambassador after his Africa won the SWC comment, AfriForum to privately prosecute Thandi Modise over animal cruelty, and the axed ANC employee is linked to at least 3 heists says Bheki Cele....

 2018-07-19 15:57 

Daily Nation

Thomas wins Tour's 12th stage to Alpe d'Huez...

Welshman Thoma took the lead of the race on Wednesday....

 2018-07-19 15:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Suspension of Gaaga Bus Services Takes Toll on Travelers, Traders...

Erina Nuwagaba, a shopkeeper at Arua Park says she used to earn over Shillings 300,000 each day by selling merchandise to travelers but her income has dropped to Shillings 50,000 since Gaaga bus was suspended....

 2018-07-19 15:51 

News24

Cape Town stepdad accused of severe child abuse referred for psychiatric evaluation...

The Cape Town stepfather accused, along with his wife, of abusing a toddler so badly that he was admitted to a special care centre, has been referred for psychiatric evaluation....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

News24

WATCH: Trump says Russia is no longer targeting US...

US President Donald Trump said he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting US intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

News24

Govt delay in fixing poor, unsafe school infrastructure 'unconstitutional' - court...

The Eastern Cape High Court in Bhisho has ruled that it is unconstitutional and invalid for the government to delay fixing poor and unsafe school infrastructure....

 2018-07-19 15:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot's Body Arrives...

The body was then transferred to Mulago hospital where pathologists led by police pathologist Dr Moses Byaruhanga will carry out a post-mortem....

 2018-07-19 15:37 

Standard Digital

'I'd be finished': Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career...

Anthony Joshua believes he would be forced to quit boxing if he ever endured the kind of doping scandals that have engulfed Alex Povetkin....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

News24

Modise calls AfriForum's decision to privately prosecute her an 'abuse of judicial processes'...

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes the decision by lobby group AfriForum to privately prosecute her is an "abuse of judicial processes for narrow political ends", Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

Business Live

Afriforum's decision to sue Thandi Modise is about 'advancing narrative of failure of black farming'...

Afriforum advocate Gerrie Nel plans to prosecute the NCOP speaker within the next three months, saying there is prima facie evidence to successfully do so...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Court tells government to fix loopholes in school infrastructure plans...

The Department of Basic Education is studying the judgment, but says it has no money to ensure standards and norms in school infrastructure, as required...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa hits back at Tom Moyane's objections to his disciplinary enquiry...

The president describes the objections as 'irregular' and prejudicial towards SARS and the country, and that Moyane does not have the right to dictate procedures...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Public works heads to the high court to recoup R1.2bn from 'tenderpreneurs'...

Minister Thulas Nxesi says, with the Special Investigating Unit, the department has uncovered thousands of dubious deals, with up to 2,500 of its employees having conflicts of interest...

 2018-07-19 15:31 

Business Live

Japanese start-up to offer 'shooting stars on demand' from 2020...

ALE is developing micro-satellites that will release tiny, brightly glowing balls, emulating a meteor shower, which can be delivered 'across the world'...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ethiopia plans to sell state enterprises...

Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely....

 2018-07-19 15:11 

News24

Deputy police minister refuses to accept DA's 'send the army' memorandum...

DA leaders say the high crime and gangsterism in Cape Town's low income areas warrants special action....

 2018-07-19 15:07 

News24

Nigerian leader backs major Shell project on Dutch trip...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ended a four-day visit to the Netherlands, after voicing staunch backing for the ICC and giving oil giant Shell a nod for a new $5bn investment deal....

 2018-07-19 15:07 

News24

Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush: locals...

Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident have said....

 2018-07-19 15:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Amongi Snubs Apac Municipality Campaign Invites...

Amongi told URN on Thursday that her relevance in the Apac municipality MP campaigns is very minimal since she hails from Oyam district. The minister explained that she can only campaign in her Oyam South constituency and not Apac district....

 2018-07-19 15:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Retrieve Body of Excavator...

Kiiza, a resident of Kibimba village, Karambi Sub County died on Wednesday after he was contracted by John Mwesige, the head teacher Kibiito Secondary School....

 2018-07-19 14:59 

Daily Nation

Harambee Starlets fall to Crested Cranes in Cecafa opener...

Kenya on Thursday suffered a surprise solitary goal loss to Uganda....

 2018-07-19 14:55 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMedia Forum adopts Cape Town 2018 declaration...

The BRICS Media Forum summit, in acknowledging the centenary commemoration of Nelson Mandela, unanimously agreed to adopt the Cape Town 2018 declaration....

 2018-07-19 14:51 

News24

'We are being held hostage' - Zwelihle residents as cops block them from entering Hermanus...

Police and other law enforcement officials have blocked many Zwelihle residents from entering the main town of Hermanus....

 2018-07-19 14:46 

Daily Nation

French World Cup ace set to join Bayern...

Bayern reportedly agreed a deal with Stuttgart before the World Cup....

 2018-07-19 14:40 

Daily Nation

Safaricom Twaweza Live heads to the coast...

For two weeks, the caravan will hold a series of engaging and entertaining activities in Mombasa and other coastal towns....

 2018-07-19 14:36 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMEDIA Forum adopts Action Plan for 2018 - 2019...

Dr Iqbal Surv presented the BRICS Media Forum Action Plan at the two-day conference....

 2018-07-19 14:34 

News24

Land: The people speak Return land to the chiefs, review committee told in Jozini...

Several participants have also brought up the matter of forced evictions and confiscation of livestock....

 2018-07-19 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Proposed Construction of Luweero Museum Hits Snag...

Ndawula says that although district pledged to offer free land for the museum, the Central government is yet to pick interest in the proposal and they are planning to appeal to Ministry of Tourism again....

 2018-07-19 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Vukile acquires four retail assets in Spain for R7.1bn...

Vukile , the JSE-listed property fund, is set to double its retail property investments in Spain....

 2018-07-19 14:26 

News24

Charred assault rifle found after murder of another Serbian man in Joburg...

This is the second reported killing of a Serbian man in Johannesburg in less than three months....

 2018-07-19 14:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Bugiri MP Elections: Police Storms Lyavala's Home...

Lyavala was picked up as he was planning to attend the campaign rally of his rival, Asuman Basalirwa, the Justice Forum candidate at Busoga University playground along Saza road....

 2018-07-19 14:24 

Daily Nation

Murang'a towns to get sewerage plants worth Sh4bn...

The plants will be established in Kangema, Kiriaini, Kenol and Maragua towns....

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

How to help women succeed in science related professions...

One of the biggest challenges facing STEM uptake by women is the gender stereotypes...

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

Fighting global warming, one cow belch at a time...

From New Zealand to the United States and Kenya to Colombia, scientists are on a mission to fight global warming by making livestock less gassy....

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

ODM plot coup in House Committees...

The leader say they will take the positions held by Ford-Kenya leaders in Parliamentary committees....

 2018-07-19 14:19 

Business Live

Fired ANC employee now linked to at least three heists...

The police minister said security officials at the ANC's Luthuli House 'had their suspicions' about Errol Velile Present...

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