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 2021-04-19 09:56 

Business Live

Nicaraguan rights activist hails Latin American treaty for protection amid rising killings...

Pact's success will depend on the commitment of governments and big business, watchdogs say...

 2021-04-19 09:56 

Business Live

Murray & Roberts gets R2bn mining contract in Australia...

The group's order book stood at a record R60.5bn in the six months to December...

 2021-04-19 09:56 

Business Live

JSE slips as concerns mount about Covid-19 variants...

More people around the world were diagnosed with the coronavirus during the past seven days than in any other week since the virus emerged...

 2021-04-19 09:48 

News24

Man arrested as City of Cape Town investigates arson in Table Mountain blaze...

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the raging fire on Table Mountain....

 2021-04-19 09:43 

Mail & Guardian

European heavyweights face criticism over 'cynical' Super League...

The 12 founding clubs of the breakaway competition have faced backlash from the football community The post European heavyweights face criticism over 'cynical' Super League appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-04-19 09:36 

Mail & Guardian

South Africa's planned harmful gas limits 'off target'...

South Africa's latest proposed reduction targets on greenhouse gas emissions, while an improvement on before, do not go far enough to avert a disastrous rise in global temperatures this century. The post South Africa's planned harmful gas limits &...

 2021-04-19 09:22 

Business Report (IOL)

Truworths appoints Emanuel Cristaudo as CFO...
 2021-04-19 09:17 

News24

State actors 'have gone rogue' - Defend our Democracy calls for law to apply to everyone...

Defend Our Democracy supporters have raised concerns about Jacob Zuma's defiance of a Constitutional Court ruling to appear before the Zondo commission on state capture....

 2021-04-19 09:14 

Mail & Guardian

Cape Town fire: Suspect arrested for alleged arson in separate blaze, since contained...

This separate fire was not an extension of the Rhodes Memorial fire, according to authorities The post Cape Town fire: Suspect arrested for alleged arson in separate blaze, since contained appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-04-19 09:01 

Business Live

Navalny must receive medical aid, EU tells Russia...

Authorities are responsible for the health of Kremlin critic, top diplomat Josep Borrell says...

 2021-04-19 09:01 

Business Live

Danske Bank CE Chris Vogelzang quits after being named in bank probe...

DANSKE BANK-MOVES/ (UPDATE 2, PIX):UPDATE 2-Danske Bank CEO quits after being named a suspect in Dutch probe into ABN Amro...

 2021-04-19 08:56 

Business Report (IOL)

German court assessing whether to convict Markus Jooste before trial...
 2021-04-19 08:39 

Uganda Radio Network

3,600 People Died in Road Crashes Last Year...

The road safety and traffic report shows that 1,146 out of 3,663 people killed on the road were motorcyclists....

 2021-04-19 08:38 

News24

Cyril Ramaphosa | At a rate of knots we are working to improve the Port of Durban, Transnet...

As part of our Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, we will continue to work tirelessly to expand infrastructure investment and transform our network industries, writes Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2021-04-19 08:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Low Vaccine Uptake Forcing MOH Back to Covid War Drawing Board...

Health ministry officials have been forced to change the original plan of vaccination to increase uptake of the vaccine. Originally, vaccination was supposed to start with health workers, teachers, security personnel, persons with co-morbidities and those...

 2021-04-19 08:25 

News24

Cape Town and Johannesburg could host entire British Lions series - report...

Bio-bubbles in Cape Town and Johannesburg will reportedly be used to host the entire British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa this year....

 2021-04-19 08:16 

Mail & Guardian

Pfizer backs down over 'unreasonable' terms in South Africa vaccine deal...

Government, according to Mkhize, is "relieved" as Pfizer eventually conceded and removed the "problematic term" The post Pfizer backs down over 'unreasonable9; terms in South Africa vaccine deal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-04-19 08:06 

Business Live

Steinhoff seeks lenders' nod to list EU discount retailer...

Decision to proceed with an IPO will be made in due course, company says...

 2021-04-19 08:06 

Business Live

Wanted Online: All Zoomed out: Remote working was fun once, but has now lost its novelty...
 2021-04-19 08:06 

Business Live

Asian shares hit one-month high on upbeat monetary policy prospects...

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rises to a level not seen since March 18...

 2021-04-19 08:05 

Business Live

Man arrested over Table Mountain blaze as arson allegations probed...

Original blaze believed to have been caused by a fire left unattended by a vagrant, Table Mountain National Park says...

 2021-04-19 08:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Is Orion Minerals the most attractive resources stock when discussing value?...
 2021-04-19 08:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Bukedi Diocese Ordains 6 New Canons...

Bishop Egesa who presided over the function at St. Peters cathedral in Tororo district on Sunday, asked the new canons to support the church onto a development path and also tasked them to preach peace and reconciliation in the diocese warning them agains...

 2021-04-19 07:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Urged to Tax Online Advertisers, Content Promoters and not Internet...

Dorothy Mukasa, the Chief Executive Officer at Unwanted Witness Uganda explains that raising the cost of the internet through an additional tax is a slap in the face of digital innovators who can potentially create more revenue sources through creating em...

 2021-04-19 07:48 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19 registrations for phase two open amid suspension...

Phase two of the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out aims to commence mid-May. People eligible for this phase, including over-60s, can now register online The post Covid-19 registrations for phase two open amid suspension appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-04-19 07:42 

Mail & Guardian

Strong wind hampers efforts to contain Cape Town fire, more evacuations underway...

The Rhodes Memorial Fire is still not under control as strong winds fuel the blazes, which have spread to the residential area of Vredehoek The post Strong wind hampers efforts to contain Cape Town fire, more evacuations underway appeared first on The Mai...

 2021-04-19 07:34 

News24

PICS | Firefighters wage war with runaway blaze that damaged iconic Cape Town landmarks...

Cape Town firefighters battled through the night to bring a runaway veldfire on Table Mountain under control. The fire engulfed Rhodes Memorial, gutted parts of the University of Cape Town and destroyed iconic Cape Town landmarks....

 2021-04-19 07:30 

News24

UPDATE | Evacuations under way in Cape Town as runaway fire spreads to Devil's Peak, Vredehoek...

Cape Town residents are being evacuated from their homes after strong winds spread a runaway veld fire across Table Mountain....

 2021-04-19 07:10 

Business Live

Top HSBC managers head to hot desks after executive floor is scrapped...

CEO Noel Quinn and other senior staff will work on an open-plan office after being kicked out of suites...

 2021-04-19 06:56 

Uganda Radio Network

UNRA Begins Patching Potholes on GuluNimule Road After Media Exposure...

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Media Relations Manager, says that the exponential increase of heavy traffic transporting cargo to South Sudan has strained some sections of the road than earlier on anticipated....

 2021-04-19 06:50 

Business Report (IOL)

Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by as much as 70%...
 2021-04-19 06:43 

Business Report (IOL)

ArcelorMittal SA vows to address SA's steel shortages...
 2021-04-19 06:41 

News24

Covid-19: 1 089 new cases and 25 new deaths recorded in South Africa...

South Africa recorded 1 089 new Covid-19 infections by Sunday, along with 25 new Covid-19-related deaths, taking the confirmed death toll to 53 736....

 2021-04-19 06:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Soroti Teachers Want COVID-19 Vaccination Extended Nearer to Them...

But Stephen Otim, the Chairperson of Arapai Sub County head teachers association, says that teachers find it difficult to travel for more than ten kilometers to get the COVID-19 jab because they are busy trying to cover the syllabus....

 2021-04-19 06:37 

News24

Twelve European clubs announce launch of disputed Super League...

Twelve of Europe's most powerful clubs announced the launch of a breakaway European Super League on Monday in a potentially seismic shift in the way football is run....

 2021-04-19 06:36 

News24

Best of the weekend: 'Magashule going nowhere', footage shows how Hawaii police shot SA man...

The conflict in the ANC over the future of secretary general Ace Magashule continued and Hawaii police released disturbing footage of how South African, Lindani Myeni, was shot....

 2021-04-19 06:30 

Uganda Radio Network

12 Ugandans Murdered Daily in 2020 -Police Report...

At least 12 people were killed daily last year according to annual crime police report compiled by Criminal Investigations Directorate. The report shows 4,460 people were killed in 12 months of 2020 translating into 12 person killed through assault, poiso...

 2021-04-19 06:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Mediclinic bullish about future earnings despite revenue decline...
 2021-04-19 06:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Hold Four Over Stabbed Businessman...

David Akena Omal, the area told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects were arrested on Sunday morning for assaulting Geoffrey Bongomin to near death after catching him red-handed having sex with Jennifer Akot, the wife to one Isa, a resident of Luwero di...

 2021-04-19 06:14 

Business Live

WATCH: How B4SA to plans to help with SA's vaccination drive...

Business for SA head Stavros Nicolaou talks to Business Day TV about getting South Africans vaccinated...

 2021-04-19 06:14 

Business Live

Gold inches up as dollar and yields weaken...

The bullion has moved past the important $1,765 level, above which the outlook is positive, analyst says...

 2021-04-19 05:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Umukuka Dispute: Bugisu Parliamentary Caucus Rejects Fresh Poll Proposal...

Simon Wamakuyu Mudimi, the Chairperson of Bugisu parliamentary caucus who also doubles as the Elgon county MP in Bulambuli district, says that there is no need for fresh elections because everyone knows that Mudoma was validly elected Umukuka....

 2021-04-19 05:56 

News24

Only 53% of SA's senior municipal managers meet minimum competency levels - Khumbudzo Ntshavheni...

Only 53% of all senior managers at South Africa's municipalities have achieved minimum competency levels, it has emerged in a parliamentary reply....

 2021-04-19 05:49 

Business Report (IOL)

Massmart's CEO Mitchell Slape on R24m renumeration package...
 2021-04-19 05:19 

Business Live

JSE could take its lead from firmer Asian markets on Monday...

The rollout of vaccines in the US and Europe, as well as supportive global monetary policy support global sentiment...

 2021-04-19 05:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Sironko Pleads for More FMD Vaccines...

According to Wanzala, the Sironko District Production Department wrote to MAAIF requesting 10,000 doses of vaccines to contain the spread of the disease. He says that the ministry responded in March and gave them only 500 of the required 10,000 doses....

 2021-04-19 05:03 

News24

Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes in Texas, killing two men...

A Tesla electric car that "no one" was driving crashed late Saturday in Texas, killing the two passengers, according to local media reports....

 2021-04-19 05:01 

Business Report (IOL)

Business industry welcomes launch of online vaccine registrations...
 2021-04-19 04:53 

Business Report (IOL)

Leaner Amsa's shares surge 16% on investor confidence...
 2021-04-19 04:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Gulu Archdiocese, Bukona Factory Team Up to Industrialize Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda...

His Grace John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, says that the partnership is a joint venture between the church, state and private partners to facilitate economic transformation and economic stability among farmers in war-torn Northern Uganda....

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