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 2019-02-23 17:00 

Standard Digital

Why Tottenham face 'cup final' at Burnley Pochettino...

Tottenham Hotspur face a "cup final" against Burnley on Saturday if they are to stay in the hunt for the Premier League title, manager Mauricio Pochet...

 2019-02-23 16:31 

Standard Digital

Sports court to rule on Semenya case by March 26...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday that it will deliver by March 26 a decision in the controversial case pitting South African double Olym...

 2019-02-23 16:20 

Standard Digital

'No doubt he'll be manager next season' - Klopp backs Solskjaer for Man United job...

Liverpool boss Jrgen Klopp has hailed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's ability to unlock the potential of his players and believes the Manchester United interi...

 2019-02-23 16:18 

News24

1 killed, 13 injured in separate KZN accidents...

A taxi roll-over on a dirt road in KwaZulu-Natal has left one man dead and eleven others injured, while a second accident saw two men injured after a bakkie and truck collided....

 2019-02-23 16:15 

News24

WATCH: Counting starts in Nigeria's delayed poll, after explosions...

Nigerian officials began counting votes in its delayed election after gunfire and explosions started voting day, as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term in Africa's most populous nation....

 2019-02-23 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Alibaba Chief Executive rules out layoffs this year...

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd expects to avoid layoffs this year despite China's economic slowdown, Chief Executive Daniel Zhang said on Friday....

 2019-02-23 15:38 

Business Live

DA wants BBBEE scorecard simplified...

The party's stance on BBBEE was among the reasons its former policy chief, Gwen Ngwenya, quit in January...

 2019-02-23 15:31 

Daily Nation

Family seeks answers on daughter's death...

28-year-old woman died after she was beaten by her husband in their Kahawa Sukari home....

 2019-02-23 15:21 

News24

Bonteheuwel reeling after 17th alleged murder of 2019...

The community of Bonteheuwel in Cape Town is reeling from yet another murder in the suburb, after a man's body was found in a street with a stab wound....

 2019-02-23 15:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Workers Welcome Minimum Wage Bill...

On Tuesday, Parliament passed the Minimum Wage Bill, 2018. The Bill empowers the Minister of labour to appoint a Minimum Wages Board to fix all minimum wages for various sectors. The minister is also mandated to announce the minimum wages annually....

 2019-02-23 15:11 

News24

Teen girls, ages 14 and 15, charged with robbing bank...

Police in Massachusetts have charged teenage girls ages 14 and 15 with robbing a bank...

 2019-02-23 15:11 

News24

WATCH: Quirky customs - The 'Glocklerlauf' Procession...

Some of Europe's customs and traditions are a bit off-the-wall. One such is the Glocklerlauf procession in Austria's Salzkammergut region. The idea is to scare off evil winter spirits with bells and coloured lights....

 2019-02-23 15:01 

Daily Nation

Narok nurses call off strike after talks bear fruit...

This comes a day after Governor Samuel Tunai threatened to sack them....

 2019-02-23 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

JPMorgan trades banker offices for shared desks...

JPMorgan Chase & Co is tearing down walls and moving its San Francisco investment bankers onto "hot desks," a space-saving layout....

 2019-02-23 14:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakasongola School Fire Exposes Non-Adherence to Education Minimum Standards...

George William Kajura the Nakasongola District Education officer says that the dormitory was also congested above the recommended number....

 2019-02-23 14:53 

Standard Digital

WWE releases three superstars on the same day...

New rival AEW could snatch up performers leaving SmackDown and 205 Live...

 2019-02-23 14:47 

Standard Digital

Chelsea transfer ban: What it means to the club and top players...

Football can be frustrating at times, especially when you are enduring a winless streak due to tactical issues....

 2019-02-23 14:36 

Standard Digital

Piatek keeps AC Milan's Champions League bid on track...

Trigger happy Polish striker Krzysztof Piatek continued his goal-scoring spree in a 3-0 win for his new club AC Milan over lowly Empoli on Friday to k...

 2019-02-23 14:32 

Standard Digital

Aymeric Laporte signs contract extension with Man City...

Aymeric Laporte has signed a two-year contract extension at Manchester City, the Premier League champions announced on Friday....

 2019-02-23 14:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Water Crisis Hits Barlonyo Memorial Site...

Tom Agwa, the Barlonyo B village LCI Chairperson says that more than 5,000 residents in the area lack water. He says that the residents fetch water from the only borehole which also constantly breaks down and is shared with five schools....

 2019-02-23 14:23 

Daily Nation

Bandari go five points clear with Nzoia win...

Mulumba's early penalty secured the 1-0 win for Bandari....

 2019-02-23 14:23 

Daily Nation

Bandari maintain top spot with Nzoia win...

Mulumba's early penalty secured the 1-0 win for Bandari....

 2019-02-23 14:21 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Microsoft workers demand it drop $480 million U.S. Army contract...

The U.S. Army did not provide immediate comment....

 2019-02-23 14:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Egypt about to be hit by a 'biblical' plague of locusts...

Long periods of rain around neighbouring countries Sudan and Eritrea has sparked outbreak - which has been likened to one of the 10 plagues described...

 2019-02-23 14:20 

Standard Digital

Alarm over crocodile attacks in Siaya...
 2019-02-23 14:12 

Daily Nation

Body of man killed by crocodile recovered...

Kennedy Ouma was killed by a crocodile in Lake Victoria four days ago....

 2019-02-23 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Why the 'loud silence' on wastage, corruption, fruitless expenditure in #Budget2019?...

NEHAWU says proposed austerity measures will cripple the capacity of the state and undermine service delivery to the poor and the marginalised....

 2019-02-23 13:54 

Daily Nation

Reprieve for patients in Busia as nurses resume work...

Over 500 nurses affiliated to the Kenya National Union of Nurses Busia branch to report back to work Monday....

 2019-02-23 13:51 

News24

WATCH: After a week's delay Nigerians finally go to the polls...

But just hours before the polls opened Geidam city in Yobe state was attacked by suspected Islamic extremists and dozens of residents fled....

 2019-02-23 13:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised...

People started falling sick after consuming a batch of illegally produced liquor late Thursday....

 2019-02-23 13:47 

Daily Nation

Kamworor stunned! Amos Kirui wins National Cross Country title...

Kamworor is likely to get a wild card to the event in Denmark....

 2019-02-23 13:41 

Daily Nation

US bans DRC election chief, top judge over vote conduct...

Washington to refuse visas to five senior figures as well as their immediate family members....

 2019-02-23 13:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Hailstorm Kills 3- Year-Old Child in Jinja...

Edridard Namususwa a resident of Katwe village, in Bugembe town council, Jinja district was hit by iron sheets which fell off the mud house she was sleeping in on Saturday....

 2019-02-23 13:38 

Business Live

There should be a job in every house, says Maimane...

'It cannot be that four out of every ten South African households do not have a single income'...

 2019-02-23 13:20 

News24

Maimane dreams of a job in every home at the DA's manifesto launch...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has presented South African voters with an alternative offer, which he says will see his party putting a job in every home....

 2019-02-23 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple and Goldman Sachs are rumored to launch a joint credit card - report...

In addition to these banking plans, Apple is also reportedly planning to launch video streaming and news services....

 2019-02-23 12:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Buganda Cabinet Ministers Reduced in New Reshuffle...

According to Buganda Kingdoms spokesperson Noah Kiyimba, the changes made by the Kabaka have reduced the number of cabinet ministers from 25 to 14 ministers....

 2019-02-23 12:58 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Church files on priest who sexually abused children destroyed...

"The stipulated procedures and processes for the prosecution of offences were deliberately not complied with, but instead cancelled or overridden,"...

 2019-02-23 12:41 

Daily Nation

Red-hot Hellen Obiri obliterates the field to win National X-Country title...

World 3,000m steeplechase record holder Beatrice Chepkoech was second....

 2019-02-23 12:39 

Daily Nation

CELEB BUZZ: Wyre deserves a lifetime achievement award...

The man has clearly overachieved....

 2019-02-23 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Partnerships to an African 4th Industrial Revolution...

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank details the progress of youth-focused investment to Africa's participation in 4IR....

 2019-02-23 12:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Napak Residents Protest Boundary Opening Report...

On Tuesday, the Minister for Local Government, Tom Butime declared that the contested villages of Alekilek and Kodike belonged to Katakwi district while Kaithelem Market belonged to Napak district....

 2019-02-23 12:24 

News24

Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised - officials...

Sixty-nine workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials say....

 2019-02-23 12:24 

News24

PICS: 2 survive after Ferrari smashes into Sandton street pole...

A driver and a female passenger of a Ferrari walked away from a serious collision after crashing into a street pole in Sandton....

 2019-02-23 12:21 

Daily Nation

Samuel Chebole claims U20 National Cross Country title - PHOTOS...

Chebole stayed ahead of the rest from the second lap to the finish line....

 2019-02-23 12:18 

Daily Nation

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised...

At least 200 others hospitalised....

 2019-02-23 12:13 

Standard Digital

Why Vihiga Governor quit rural home, moved to hotel...

The county forks out Sh150, 000 every month as he awaits completion of the official residence by the end of this year....

 2019-02-23 12:07 

Daily Nation

PERSONAL FINANCE: How to buy, sell shares in stock market...

The basics of selling and buying shares in the Nairobi Securities Exchange....

 2019-02-23 11:48 

Uganda Radio Network

US Army Asked to Support UPDF in Civil Military Operations...

Brig. Innocent Oula said that the UPDF needs a training of trainers course in civil-military operations and disaster management which will boost the forces capability to extend the same to its troops handling peace support operations....

 2019-02-23 11:47 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Venezuelan humanitarian aid showdown set as Guaido claims military help...

Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro has vowed not to allow in the aid, which he's dismissed as a show and pretext for a US invasion....

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