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 2020-10-19 22:12 

Business Live

Asset sale may be a windfall for Omnia investors...

Chemicals and fertiliser group accepts offer of R2.5bn for its prized Oro Agri business...

 2020-10-19 21:43 

Mail & Guardian

It's not a 'second wave': Covid resurges because safety measures are relaxed or ignored...

A simple model shows how complacency in South Africa will cause the number of infections to go on an upward trend again The post It's not a 'second wave': Covid resurges because safety measures are relaxed or ignored appeared first on The Mail...

 2020-10-19 21:17 

Business Live

Calgro M3's loss widens as Covid-19 hits construction...

Group revenue fell almost a quarter in the six months to end-August as the pandemic caused two months of stoppages...

 2020-10-19 21:17 

Business Live

Transnet board behind R17m payout to Siyabonga Gama may face civil claims...

Gama was reinstated and received R17m payout after Zuma intervened...

 2020-10-19 21:17 

Business Live

Market data — October 19 2020...

Market data including fixed deposits and fuel prices...

 2020-10-19 20:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Unyama National Teachers' College Open New Term With Psychological Therapy Sessions...

David Basadah, the Principal of the College told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the students and their lecturers have returned to the college with stress and psychological challenges....

 2020-10-19 20:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Inter-Religious Council Calls for Peace Ahead of 2021 General Elections...

Joshua Kitakule, IRCU Secretary General said that as religious leaders, they are much aware that a number of past general elections were characterized by violence cases which saw some people lose their lives while others sustain severe injuries....

 2020-10-19 20:15 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM Sweeps Youth Council Elections in Wakiso District Amidst Teargas...

The presiding officer George Mukalazi declared Iddi Matovu the chairperson.Matovu polled 54 votes against Democratic Party (DP)'s Jonathan Semukuye who got 32 votes....

 2020-10-19 20:08 

Business Report (IOL)

IMF has blueprint for helping the climate without hurting economic growth...
 2020-10-19 19:53 

News24

Trump slams govt Covid expert Fauci 'and all these idiots'...

US President Donald Trump went after top government scientist Anthony Fauci in a call with campaign staffers on Monday, suggesting the hugely respected and popular doctor was an "idiot."...

 2020-10-19 19:51 

News24

Graveyard murder: Body of teen, with severe head injuries, found on gravesite...

His body was found in a graveyard in Mataleng, Barkly West, on Saturday, said police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana....

 2020-10-19 19:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitara FC to Face Kiboga Young in FUFA Big League Play-off Final...

The finals which will take place on 21st October 2020 will determine which team will join MYDA and UPDF who already booked their seats in the Star Times Uganda Premier League in the normal season...

 2020-10-19 19:26 

Business Live

French police raid suspected Islamist groups after teacher beheaded...

The teacher had shown pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a class on freedom of expression...

 2020-10-19 19:25 

News24

Brown locust outbreak hits Eastern Cape...

The brown locust outbreak is known to have affected Middelburg Cape, Graaff-Reinet, Aberdeen, Cradock, Nieuethesda, Pearston and Jansenville on 127 farms....

 2020-10-19 19:16 

Nation

Trump ready to delist Sudan as state sponsor of terror...

The move means that Khartoum would be allowed to buy American products or deal with US companies....

 2020-10-19 19:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Joint Spy Team Deployed to Monitor Schools Operating Illegally - Enanga...

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the intelligence officers will be watching over the schools purposely to document those that are exposing learners by working without clearance or going against Covid19 directives....

 2020-10-19 19:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Intimidation, Arrests Mar Sembabule District Youth Council Elections...

The position of the district youth chairperson attracted2 contestants and actual voting delayed for hours to starts as some of the voters were held by police over unknown reasons....

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Trouble brewing for Kenya's coffee growers...

Kenyan farmers say theft of their crop is endemic and they suspect collusion The post Trouble brewing for Kenya's coffee growers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Mbalula's war with military vets belies the Prasa disaster...

The transport minister uses humour, which his targets don't find funny, to survive in tough times or to divert attention from a problem. The post Mbalula's war with military vets belies the Prasa disaster appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa...

Lesotho has been used as a microcosm in this article to reflect how the foreign policy has affected Africa The post How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Unisa shortlists two candidates for the vice-chancellor job...

The outgoing vice-chancellor's term has been extended to April to allow for a smooth hand-over The post Unisa shortlists two candidates for the vice-chancellor job appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-10-19 18:54 

News24

England tour to SA a step closer after quarantine agreement reached - report...

A short tour by the England cricket team to South Africa is a step closer after an agreement was reached that would allow the visitors to train while in quarantine....

 2020-10-19 18:53 

News24

Attorney shot dead during house robbery in Mpumalanga...

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt after an attorney was shot and killed during a house robbery on a farm in White River....

 2020-10-19 18:48 

News24

Duduzane Zuma urges his father to 'do what he needs to do' against Zondo Commission...

Former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, has urged his father to "do what he needs to do if he feels he is being treated "unconstitutionally" by the Zondo Commission....

 2020-10-19 18:30 

Business Live

Alibaba doubles stake in China's biggest hypermarket chain Sun Art Retail...

Asia's most valuable corporation has plans to dominate one of Chinese e-commerce's largest untapped frontiers...

 2020-10-19 18:20 

News24

IPID arrests cop after fatal shooting at Nkandla petrol station...

IPID is investigating a police officer who allegedly shot and killed a man during an altercation at a KwaZulu-Natal petrol station....

 2020-10-19 18:07 

News24

'No chance' of George Maluleka leaving Sundowns as agent refutes exit rumours...

The agent of Mamelodi Sundowns star George Maluleka has revealed that the midfielder is "happy" at the club and that there is "no chance" of him leaving Chloorkop....

 2020-10-19 18:01 

News24

Four pupils among those detained after French teacher beheading...

Four schoolchildren were being held by French police on suspicion of helping a man who beheaded a history teacher to identify his victim in return for money, a judiciary source said....

 2020-10-19 17:59 

News24

Further clashes loom at SABC over 600 jobs on the line...

Up to 600 South African Broadcasting Corporation employees are expected to be affected by retrenchments, should they proceed....

 2020-10-19 17:41 

News24

ANC does not recognise ANC Youth League crisis committee...

The ANC does not recognise the ANC Youth League crisis committee which is threatening to take the party to court if it does not disband the National Youth Task Team....

 2020-10-19 17:37 

News24

US Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal of ruling against border wall funds...

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the US-Mexico border....

 2020-10-19 17:35 

Business Live

Liverpool must sign replacement for Van Dijk, says Carragher...

The former defender says the star's absence leaves the title race wide open...

 2020-10-19 17:35 

Business Live

Capitec partners with EasyEquities to offer share trading in SA and US...

The move is part of a broader strategy to provide diverse financial services through a partnership network...

 2020-10-19 17:35 

Business Live

Court freezes assets of judge president Hlophe's attorney...

Lawyer Barnabas Xulu insists the environment, forestry & fisheries department is unfairly targeting him...

 2020-10-19 17:34 

Business Live

Agrizzi moved to private hospital after condition worsens, family says...

Lawyer confirms the corruption accused former Bosasa COO has been moved to ICU at an unnamed private facility...

 2020-10-19 17:11 

Nation

Police officers arrested in a chang'aa den...

The three officers found in possession of the illicit brew inside a house at the police post on Sunday....

 2020-10-19 16:54 

News24

Man in court for allegedly stabbing pregnant girlfriend to death...

A George man has appeared in court for allegedly stabbing his 29-year-old girlfriend, Leonie Williams, to death, Western Cape police say....

 2020-10-19 16:40 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Markets boosted by renewed US stimulus hopes, JSE banks leap...

The week ahead will be driven by US stimulus talks, with markets appearing certain a deal will come before the election, said one analyst...

 2020-10-19 16:39 

Business Live

US air travel surpasses 1-million mark for first time since March...

Airlines expect a long, slow recovery as flyers returng in far fewer numbers than normal...

 2020-10-19 16:39 

Business Live

NEIL MANTHORP: CSA board prepare to fight for their privileges...

The likes of acting president Beresford Williams see the game as 'theirs' rather than belonging to the players and supporters...

 2020-10-19 16:33 

News24

Big blow for Bulls as Gio Aplon is forced to miss the rest of season...

Some considerable sting has been taken out of the Bulls' attack following the news that the 38-year-old veteran will be sidelined the rest of the domestic rugby campaign....

 2020-10-19 16:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Donates UGX 100m to his Village Primary School...

In a press statement issued by the presidential press unit, Museveni on top of giving the money to Rushere Primary School also gave 50 million Shillings to North Ankole Diocese Platinum SACCO and a tipper truck. Another 100 million Shillings was given to ...

 2020-10-19 16:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Katikkiro Muliika Demands Arrest of Commanders in Mityana Teargassing...

The said incident occurred over the weekend in Mityana Mugulu Singo county at a thanksgiving ceremony which had been organized at the Clan headquarters to commemorate 6 years of service of the outgoing Speaker of the Bataka cabinet Kayiira....

 2020-10-19 16:11 

News24

Man contracted to the City of Joburg appears in court for fraud and corruption...

A man contracted to the City of Johannesburg made a brief appearance in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Monday facing charges of fraud and corruption....

 2020-10-19 16:08 

News24

72 people arrested as Sassa card related fraud soars...

Sassa is losing millions to fraud, but in 2019, it managed to recoup a large chunk of money lost due to fraud....

 2020-10-19 16:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Tax Incentives Induced by COVID-19 May be Futile -NGOs...

When the tax measures were announced in June, business community organisations at the time argued that the government should have instead waived the taxes, because deferring them is only postponing the burden to a time when it will have accumulated....

 2020-10-19 15:57 

News24

ANALYSIS | South Africa's track record bodes ill for investment drive...

South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion of private investment in infrastructure if its past record is anything to go by....

 2020-10-19 15:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Karamoja Rape Victims Miss Justice Following Escape of Moroto Prisoners...

Therefore the affected girls and women who were supposed to access justice this week have been forced to wait indefinitely because the 15 suspects on High Court special session course list are on the run....

 2020-10-19 15:45 

Nation

Police officer dies in motorcycle-matatu accident...

Another police officer, who was riding in close proximity to the victim, sustained minor injuries....

 2020-10-19 15:44 

Business Live

JOHN COCKAYNE: Delving into the environmental and good governance aspects of golf...

As a sport of greens and woods, clubs can turn concerns over the environment into an advantage...

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