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 2020-04-02 11:16 

Standard Digital

Over 500,000 condemned to 'jobless corner' for a year...

Close to half a million Kenyans 'tarmacked' for more than a year without getting a job, a new labour report has shown....

 2020-04-02 11:00 

Standard Digital

Adel's debt, not Nick's illegal stay to draw ban...

FIFA set for talks with stakeholders on April 6 in Nairobi COVID-19 permitting or via video conference...

 2020-04-02 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Supermarkets hiked food by 10% ahead of lockdown regulations...

Supermarkets have come under fire for allegedly marking up prices ahead of the gazetting of pricing regulations under the Disaster Management Act related to Covid-19...

 2020-04-02 10:57 

News24

Lockdown: Italian national on unauthorised flight from Zim turned back at OR Tambo airport...

An Italian national carrying a South African passport has been barred from entering South Africa after arriving at OR Tambo International Airport on an unauthorised private chartered flight from Zimbabwe....

 2020-04-02 10:54 

Mail & Guardian

Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times...

Music, art and theatre are moving online as cultural workers adjust to lockdown The post Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-02 10:49 

Business Report (IOL)

Nedbank pledges R12m to help alleviate the Covid-19 pandemic...

Nedbank has committed to helping alleviate hunger and provide emergency relief to the most vulnerable South African communities....

 2020-04-02 10:43 

Business Report (IOL)

SAA, Airlink working on ticket revalidation and booking re-accommodation solution...

The unprecedented nature of the Covid-19 crisis had compelled SAA to reassess and amend their respective refund policy....

 2020-04-02 10:40 

News24

Lockdown: German citizens going home after SAA agrees to provide chartered repatriation services...

German citizens stuck in South Africa during the lockdown will finally be able to make their way home....

 2020-04-02 10:39 

Business Live

Clean water and WHO hand-washing rules clash in Kenya...

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, harvesting scarce rainwater may not be enough for rural Kenyans...

 2020-04-02 10:39 

Business Live

JSE gains as focus shifts to US jobs data...

Markets will be watching the US nonfarm jobs report later on Thursday amid worries about the effect of Covid-19 on the world's largest economy...

 2020-04-02 10:31 

News24

Coronavirus wrap: Spain death toll tops 10 000, Belgium reports over 1 000 dead while North Korea insists it is coronavirus-free...

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll in Spain has surged over 10 000 after a record 950 deaths in 24 hours, with the number of confirmed cases passing the 110 000 mark, the government has said....

 2020-04-02 10:30 

Standard Digital

April Fools Day: Messi not leaving Barcelona...

Lionel Messi, the Argentine football maestro who plies his trade with Barcelona, is not leaving Spanish LaLiga for English Premier League side Liverpo...

 2020-04-02 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB has announced a new eBucks partner, Clicks...

FNB's partnership with Clicks will allow eBucks customers to earn and spend eBucks at Clicks stores and online....

 2020-04-02 10:29 

News24

Amid pandemic, Joe Biden mostly sidelined by omnipresent Donald Trump...

One month on from historically reclaiming Democratic presidential frontrunner status, Joe Biden is in physical and political isolation, basement-bound and largely unheard as President Donald Trump commands Americans' attention....

 2020-04-02 10:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Americans to be Evacuated from Uganda Tomorrow...

"There is no guarantee that the Department of State will be able to continue to provide repatriation assistance and transportation options to the United States may be unavailable in the future. If you choose to remain overseas, you should be prepared ...

 2020-04-02 10:21 

Standard Digital

Hyundai gets nod to build South Korea's tallest skyscraper...

The building will comprise 105 floors and house offices, a car theme park, a hotel, a concert hall and a convention centre, according to a 2014 plan...

 2020-04-02 10:21 

Standard Digital

Global coronavirus cases near one million...

WHO voiced deep concern on Wednesday about the rapid escalation and global spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 10:21 

Standard Digital

Push to harvest rainwater has a new payoff: battling coronavirus...

The government is also installing new water systems in rural areas, she said....

 2020-04-02 10:17 

Daily Nation

Isiolo miraa traders protest after kiosks demolished...

Angry protestors burnt tyres blocking Isiolo-Moyale highway....

 2020-04-02 10:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Security Task Force to Close Markets for Defying Covid-19 Guidelines...

Lt Col Henry Obbo, one of the Joint Task Force spokespersons, said they are monitoring all the markets in Kampala at the National Closed Circuit Television CCTV Command Centre but most of them are not following the orders....

 2020-04-02 10:06 

Standard Digital

Police embark on public sensitization...

Police have embarked on a sensitisation exercise for members of the public as a way of ensuring enforcement of government directives on Covid-19...

 2020-04-02 10:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Ministry Decentralizes COVID -19 Care...

She said while hospitals in the districts will be able to draw samples, still tests will be conducted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) before taking them back to the districts in not more than 48 hours....

 2020-04-02 10:00 

Standard Digital

Mediapro hints at possible July return for La Liga...

The Spanish Football League, LaLiga, could return to action in July according to one of the major rights holders of the competition....

 2020-04-02 09:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Traders in Kasese Defy Directive to Close Non-Food Businesses...

Museveni ordered that only shops selling food, veterinary supplies, agricultural stuff, pharmaceuticals and detergents should remain open....

 2020-04-02 09:49 

Daily Nation

Duterte tells Philippine police to shoot lockdown violators...

Rights groups condemn president's comments....

 2020-04-02 09:44 

Business Live

Human rights abuses rife as overzealous authorities enforce lockdown laws...

Baton beatings, dog cage detentions, violator shaming and rubber bullets are some of the heavy-handed tactics police are resorting to...

 2020-04-02 09:44 

Business Live

SoftBank should walk swiftly away from any investment in WeWork...

A $5bn stake in a company about shared office space in the time of social-distancing and Covid-19, is a bad idea writes Tim Culpan...

 2020-04-02 09:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Market Vendors Embrace Digital Platforms to Keep In Business...

Our reporter placed an order on WhatsApp through Deo Twikiriize, the team leader Nakawa Market Online Store. He explained to URN that he was working with several vendors in the market to supply him with goods on order....

 2020-04-02 09:40 

Daily Nation

Tottenham star set for military training during virus shutdown...

The Premier League is postponed until at least April 30....

 2020-04-02 09:40 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-04-02 09:34 

Business Report (IOL)

Telkom steps up fight against Covid-19 with track-and-trace solution...

Telkom said it had partnered with Samsung to distribute 1 500 handsets to trackers across the country....

 2020-04-02 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sars shortfall of R66bn an improvement on 2019...

Revenue collection in the country worsened during the financial year to the end March....

 2020-04-02 09:26 

Standard Digital

Of corona, non-core staff Trump and cancelled weddings...

The economics of coronavirus is quite fascinating...

 2020-04-02 09:26 

Standard Digital

Developers fear project delays as coronavirus hits home...

?Property developers are bracing for tough times ahead as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to ravage the global economy....

 2020-04-02 09:26 

Standard Digital

Government orders employers to let workers go home early...

The government has issued a gazette notice directing all employers to ensure that all employees leave their work stations by 4:00pm....

 2020-04-02 09:25 

News24

Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in US journalist Daniel Pearl's murder...

A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence for British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who had been convicted in the 2002 killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl....

 2020-04-02 09:22 

Standard Digital

Police on the spot over death of 35-year-old man...

Police have denied assaulting a 35-year-old man who later died at the County General Hospital on Wednesday....

 2020-04-02 09:17 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 reversing GBV steps...

As we observe State's directive to stay at home, there is bound to be unreported cases of GBV, domestic violence....

 2020-04-02 09:15 

News24

Lockdown: 'They missed? What a waste!' Cops joke about shooting at News24 reporter during lockdown...

News24 reporter Azarrah Karrim says she was mocked as she laid a charge against police officers who shot rubber bullets at her while she was covering the kick-off to the nationwide coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-04-02 09:15 

Daily Nation

Mechanic with Covid-19 signs isolated in Mandera hospital...

Samples from patient sent to Nairobi for testing....

 2020-04-02 09:14 

Business Report (IOL)

Uganda medical aid scheme will not cover Covid-19 patients...

Medical aid company International Air Ambulance (IAA) Healthcare says it will not pick up the bills for clients in Uganda infected with Covid-19....

 2020-04-02 09:12 

News24

WATCH | Mixed reactions from homeless to Cape Town's new lockdown shelter...

The City of Cape Town opens a new shelter for the homeless and it reaches full capacity within three hours, but it's not all plain sailing for the occupants....

 2020-04-02 09:09 

Business Report (IOL)

The latest statistics on volume and growth of online trading...

Digital markets are accessed by millions of individuals across the world and we have the latest facts and figures related to growth....

 2020-04-02 09:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Covid-19: Kabale Authorities Considering Recalling Health Workers From Leave...

Alfred Besigensi, the acting Kabale District Health Officer says between 10 and 15 of the over 300 health workers in the district take leave each month....

 2020-04-02 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

TMH Africa achieves milestone certification from welding institution...

TMH Africa chief executive Jerome Boyet said welding was the backbone of the company's manufacturing operations....

 2020-04-02 08:54 

News24

WATCH | PE petrol thief drives off without paying... twice...

Port Elizabeth police are warning petrol station owners and petrol attendants to be on the lookout for a gold-coloured VW Jetta, saying that the driver of the vehicle refuels without paying....

 2020-04-02 08:49 

Daily Nation

Caddies in the rough as virus halts potential branding deals...

"One lad I heard is delivering parcels."...

 2020-04-02 08:49 

Business Live

Resgen secures extra funding amid Covid-19 uncertainty...

The coal development company says its lender Noble Group has agreed to an additional R41m in working capital...

 2020-04-02 08:49 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — Investec Property Fund...

Nesi Chetty from Stanlib talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day...

 2020-04-02 08:48 

Business Live

MARC HASENFUSS: As ye sow, shall ye reap...

At a time when real estate is getting knocked sideways, there is some reassurance in having an agricultural angle...

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