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 2021-09-19 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Sisters pave the way with ecobricks...

The durable bricks are made from 30% recycled plastic, some of which they collect from a network of 50 waste pickers The post Sisters pave the way with ecobricks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 08:47 

News24

All Blacks to take Boks' No 1 ranking but coach Foster says winning Tests more important...

All Blacks coach Ian Foster insists winning Test matches is all that matters, downplaying their return to the top of the world rankings as "not on our minds at all"....

 2021-09-19 08:45 

Nation

Bandits free 10 more Nigerian students...

Students reunited with their parents, taken to hospital for treatment....

 2021-09-19 08:39 

Business Report (IOL)

An expert opinion on why businesses fail - part 2...
 2021-09-19 08:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Manafwa Councilors, District Task Force Clash Over VHT COVID-19 Allowances...

In the petition dated 10th/09/2021, signed by 9 councilors who indicated that they got concerned when the district was paying 100,000 to the VHTs starting with an installation of 50,000 which contradicts the National guidelines of a conditional grant for ...

 2021-09-19 08:30 

News24

France accuses Australia, US of 'lying' in escalating crisis...

France on Saturday accused Australia and the United States of lying over a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, warning a grave crisis was underway between the allies....

 2021-09-19 08:09 

News24

'Person of interest' in YouTuber disappearance case has been missing for days, says family...

Brian Laundrie, the fianc and person of interest in the case of the disappearance of Gabrielle Petito, has reportedly gone missing....

 2021-09-19 07:54 

Uganda Radio Network

UAE Suspends Ethiopian Airlines Over Ugandan Passengers...

Tstgay says the airline has submitted an application for approval to the Civil Aviation Authority of UAE to resume Entebbe flights....

 2021-09-19 07:28 

Business Report (IOL)

The informal industry loses out on quality horses...
 2021-09-19 07:08 

News24

Prisoners, newcomers, spoilers: Russia election candidates...

Russia's three-day parliamentary and local elections close on Sunday, with most Kremlin critics banned from running and the ruling United Russia party expected to retain its majority....

 2021-09-19 06:56 

Uganda Radio Network

1,298 Teachers Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 in Bunyangabu...

Dr. Richard Obeti the district Health Officer says they are trying to move closer to the teachers to ensure they comply with the directive of the ministry of health....

 2021-09-19 06:45 

News24

Bok flyhalf Handre Pollard credits Wallabies for having done their homework...

Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard said the Wallabies did their homework on them that paid off in the 30-17 win for Dave Rennie's side in Brisbane....

 2021-09-19 06:21 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: CDC Study Finds Moderna Vaccine More Effective than Pfizer...

According to the findings, Moderna offers 93 percent protection against COVID-19 hospitalisations compared to Pfizer's 88 percent. Ugandan health officials say that the difference in levels of protection should not be a cause of worry...

 2021-09-19 06:12 

Uganda Radio Network

URA Battle Ethiopia's Coffee SC in CAF Confederation Cup Return Leg...

The tax collectors will enter the tie with an advantage having won the first leg 2-1 at St Mary's Stadium in Kitende a week ago. A brace from striker Steven Mukwala helped URA FC win the first leg....

 2021-09-19 05:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Muyenga Murder: Asio Onebe Laid to Rest in Kaberamaido...

Asio's body was discovered in a septic tank on September 9, 2021 at her matrimonial home in Muyenga, Kampala. She went missing on January 6, 2021 and the search for her whereabouts continued by the police and relatives until September....

 2021-09-19 05:00 

Mail & Guardian

If the inflation-driving supply strain in the US lasts, it could put SA in a chokehold...

In South Africa, a strong trade surplus, buoyed by robust commodity prices, will cushion our economy against pressure arising from US policy The post If the inflation-driving supply strain in the US lasts, it could put SA in a chokehold appeared first on ...

 2021-09-19 04:42 

Standard Digital

Nakuru doctor kills his two children aged 3 and 5, attempts suicide...

Police are investigating case in which a doctor in Nakuru killed his two children and attempted suicide...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

Nation

Tigray rebels welcome US call to end conflict...

Biden has also called on Eritrean forces to withdraw from Ethiopia....

 2021-09-19 03:52 

Business Live

My Brilliant Career: Classic cars take would-bearchitect on a new journey...

Thobela Bonga is general manager and a partner at Zebra Square Gallery...

 2021-09-19 03:52 

Business Live

Rehabilitated Net1 eyes fintech for the unbanked...

Net1 reported a 9% decline in revenue to $130.7m (R1.89bn) and its headline loss per share narrowed to US0.28c from US0.92c....

 2021-09-19 03:52 

Business Live

HILARY JOFFE: Bank governor gets inflation goal in while the going is good...

Kganyago has urged a...

 2021-09-19 03:52 

Business Live

SAA readies for takeoff...

Airline resumes flights on Thursday, ticket sales said to be good...

 2021-09-19 03:28 

Nation

Africa's Covid cases surpass 8m...

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among countries with most cases....

 2021-09-19 03:00 

Mail & Guardian

Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues...

Recent cyberattacks at the department of justice and the space agency highlight the extent of our navet The post Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 02:48 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Amid high security, small pro-Trump crowd rallies at U.S. Capitol...

about 200 protesters showed up, this was fewer than the 700 people organizers had expected and thousands who brought mayhem to the Capitol on Jan 6...

 2021-09-19 02:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Former R. Kelly assistant testifies about singer's sexual activity, 'apology letter'...

Kelly lost his temper in 2015 after she supposedly ruined a surprise birthday party for Kash Howard, and had her sign an "apology letter...

 2021-09-19 02:18 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

We were 'upfront' with France over submarine deal, Australia says...

Australia ditched the 2016 deal with France's Naval Group to build a fleet of conventional submarines...

 2021-09-19 02:05 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

How pandemic reduced Heathrow Airport activities...

Heathrow Airport was ranked as Europe's busiest airport, welcoming a record 80.9 million passengers in 2019...

 2021-09-18 23:30 

Standard Digital

Coast endorses Raila, but gives tough demands...

The leaders said Coast has resolved to support Raila, politicians will negotiate a pre-election agreement that will make them equal partners....

 2021-09-18 21:23 

Business Live

New Johannesburg mayor Jolidee Matongo dies in car crash...

Matongo died in an accident on Saturday evening, hours after participating in an ANC electioneering programme with President Cyril Ramaphosa...

 2021-09-18 21:23 

News24

JUST IN | New Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo dies in a car accident...

The newly-elected mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo, has died....

 2021-09-18 19:49 

News24

Zuma to take ConCourt battle to African Court on Human and Peoples Rights - foundation...

The Jacob Zuma foundation says the former president has instructed his legal team to take his battle with the Constitutional Court, over his incarceration, to the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights....

 2021-09-18 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Afghan women face threat of a new age of darkness...

The Taliban must respect women's rights if it is serious about fostering economic development The post Afghan women face threat of a new age of darkness appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Action can dignify this tribute to Babita Deokaran, and whistleblowers everywhere...

The president himself should halt the national malady of covering up corruption, whose origins can be traced to a key moment for the ANC in 1996 The post Action can dignify this tribute to Babita Deokaran, and whistleblowers everywhere appeared first on T...

 2021-09-18 18:54 

News24

Bee stings believed to have caused death of 63 African penguins in Western Cape town...

The South African National Parks said the penguins were believed to have died suddenly between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning....

 2021-09-18 17:53 

News24

Body of newborn baby found washed up at Gqeberha beach...

The newborn's lifeless body was discovered by a group of people who were cleaning the beach....

 2021-09-18 17:50 

News24

Lockdown: About 600 anti-vaxxers stage illegal protest in Cape Town, case opened...

In videos shared on social media, scores of unmasked people are seen carrying placards, calling for no vaccinations. There was also little to no physical distancing....

 2021-09-18 17:02 

News24

Rhino and calf killed at nature reserve in Gauteng...

Owners of the Bothong Rhino and Lion Park were still reeling from shock after a female rhino and her calf were shot and killed by poachers on Wednesday....

 2021-09-18 16:56 

News24

Elections 2021: Patricia de Lille says she has 'unfinished business' in Cape Town...

Patricia de Lille visited the voting registration site at the Northwood Primary School in Mitchells Plain....

 2021-09-18 16:00 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet...

Scientists agree it is important to get most of the population vaccinated before giving booster jabs The post Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 15:19 

News24

Notre-Dame's restoration ready to start as safety work completed...

Work to shore up the Notre-Dame de Paris has been finished, allowing restoration to start at the cathedral two years after a fire destroyed the attic and sent its spire crashing through the vaults below, officials said on Saturday....

 2021-09-18 15:00 

Mail & Guardian

The Children's Amendment Bill still leaves many children behind...

In its current form, the Bill fails to address issues that early childhood development practitioners have long been grappling with The post The Children's Amendment Bill still leaves many children behind appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 14:47 

News24

Elections 2021: So far, so good... IEC says 98% of stations opened on time for voter registration...

According to the IEC's chief electoral officer, Sy Mamabolo, thousands visited voting stations to register, re-register, and to update their registration and address details....

 2021-09-18 14:45 

News24

Zuma medical parole: Ramaphosa, Lamola not opposing AfriForum's urgent court application...

The government is not opposing a two-part high court application by AfriForum to have former president Jacob Zuma's medical parole set aside....

 2021-09-18 14:16 

News24

SEE | Elections 2021: DA mobilises voters in the Mother City...

DA leader John Steenhuisen has urged South Africans not to throw away their votes by voting for independent candidates and smaller parties....

 2021-09-18 14:11 

News24

Man in court for stabbing ex-girlfriend's teenage sister...

A 30-year-old Free State man has appeared in court for allegedly attempting to kill his ex-girlfriend's teenage sister....

 2021-09-18 14:08 

News24

Elections 2021: IEC devices experience technical issues during final voter registration weekend...

The Electoral Commission of South Africa's voter management devices are experiencing technical difficulties....

 2021-09-18 14:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Tasked on Exorbitant Fees Charged to Access Public Information...

Journalists and organizations promoting access to information have asked Government to prevail over Public offices charging exorbitantly for access of information in Public interest....

 2021-09-18 14:07 

News24

SEE | Elections 2021: Maimane says he wants to create real change as he campaigns in Cape Town...

One South Africa Movement leader Mmusi Maimane on Saturday registered to vote in the upcoming local government elections....

 2021-09-18 14:00 

News24

At least two dead in blasts 'targeting Taliban vehicles' in Afghanistan's Jalalabad...

At least two people were killed and 19 more were wounded in separate explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, according to a health official and local media....

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