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 2020-04-08 13:16 

Business Live

Berg River Canoe Marathon in wait-and-see mode...

Uncertainty about the duration of the coronavirus lockdown makes planning impossible...

 2020-04-08 13:16 

Business Live

Belgian distillery offers gel as tonic for Covid-19...

Mont-Saint-Jean now serves 200l of 86 proof alcohol a week, destined for hand-sanitising gels, as a 'civic duty'...

 2020-04-08 13:15 

Daily Nation

Solskjaer: Man United must be ready for return to 'normality'...

Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba are likely to have recovered....

 2020-04-08 13:14 

Daily Nation

Mane would 'understand' if Liverpool were denied Premier League title...

It is unclear when, or even if, the season will be completed....

 2020-04-08 12:58 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | Deaths in Spain increase again, AU chief defends WHO, and France brings sailors home...

Keeping you up to date on the latest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) news from around the world....

 2020-04-08 12:55 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Joy, relief as exodus from Wuhan begins...

Previously quiet train and bus stations bustled as an exodus began from the city of 11 million...

 2020-04-08 12:47 

Daily Nation

Men to inherit wives' property in proposed law...

The Law of Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2020 sponsored by nominated Senator Abshiro Halake, seeks to remove gender inequality in succession....

 2020-04-08 12:41 

The New Humanitarian

In the news: Guinean president enacts controversial new constitution...

The changes may allow Alpha Cond to seek a third term in office....

 2020-04-08 12:41 

Mail & Guardian

Labour court refuses to allow Nehawu to withdraw case on protective gear...

Instead the labour court heard and then dismissed the case, with costs. Judge Benita Witcher will give reasons at a later stage The post Labour court refuses to allow Nehawu to withdraw case on protective gear appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 12:40 

Business Report (IOL)

Fear looms as rand may fall further against the US dollar in the short term...

After the rand reached a new all-time low of R19.35 against the US dollar on Monday there were fears that the currency could fall further still in the short term....

 2020-04-08 12:32 

Daily Nation

Expect heavy rainfall in the next seven days...

Weatherman says the heavy rains will not necessary mean low temperatures....

 2020-04-08 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tesla to furlough workers, cut employee salaries due to coronavirus...

Tesla told employees on Tuesday it would furlough all non-essential workers and implement salary cuts during a shut down of its US production facilities....

 2020-04-08 12:29 

Standard Digital

The fake stories about cure of Covid-19...

Stories about fake remedies for coronavirus have been spreading on social media leading to more fatalities....

 2020-04-08 12:29 

Standard Digital

Crisis has exposed void in Kenya's leadership...

Covid-19 is currently devastating the world....

 2020-04-08 12:29 

Standard Digital

Build a family empire that outlives you...

Family businesses have been seen to flounder following the demise of their founders....

 2020-04-08 12:21 

Business Live

WILLIAM GUMEDE: There is a dire need to boost SA's stimulus package...

Countries such as the US, Germany, India and Brazil have launched help for all sectors — SA needs to follow...

 2020-04-08 12:21 

Business Live

WATCH: How the oil price war alters the energy landscape...

Business Day TV's Michael Avery talks to a panel of experts about how the world's energy supply system is changing...

 2020-04-08 12:21 

Business Live

PODCAST | Is the wine industry scraping the bottom of the barrel...

The sale of alcohol is banned during the Covid-19 lockdown, but wineries can still export their products...

 2020-04-08 12:21 

Business Live

Hopes of deal on Opec output cuts keeps oil near $32 a barrel...

Thursday's video conference meeting between Opec and allies including Russia is expected to be more successful than their gathering in March...

 2020-04-08 12:14 

Mail & Guardian

Nasty C: 'You can't hide from me any more'...

It's been two weeks since the 23-year-old rapper signed a deal with US record label and hip-hop stronghold Def Jam. He caught up with the Mail & Guardian to let us know why the release of his album is taking so long The post Nasty C: 'You can'...

 2020-04-08 12:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Hoima Halts Verification of Tobacco Farmers Over COVID19...

Godfrey Komakech, the Hoima District Production and Marketing Secretary who is also a member of the verification committee told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday that they have suspended the verification exercise because of the COVID19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 12:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad...

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown....

 2020-04-08 11:58 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

South African minister disciplined for 'lockdown lunch'...
 2020-04-08 11:55 

News24

Britain's Johnson enters third day in intensive care...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 55,000 people across the country and killed nearly 6,200....

 2020-04-08 11:55 

News24

Lockdown lunch | 'I hope you will find it in your hearts to forgive me' - Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises...

Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has appealed to South Africans to "find it in your hearts to forgive me" for having lunch at a friend's house during a nationwide lockdown....

 2020-04-08 11:53 

The New Humanitarian

Q&A: Syrian doctor Amani Ballour on running a hospital under siege...

Oscar-nominated film...

 2020-04-08 11:52 

Daily Nation

Risk of more teen pregnancies with Covid-19...

With schools closed to control Covid-19 spread, teen girls may not complete studies due to unplanned pregnancies, early marriages....

 2020-04-08 11:44 

Business Report (IOL)

South Africa business confidence slumps to 7-month low...

SA business confidence slumped to a seven-month low in March even before the full impact of the coronavirus was transmitted through the economy....

 2020-04-08 11:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Zoom sued for overstating, not disclosing privacy, security flaws...

Zoom Video Communications Inc was slapped with a class action suit by one of its shareholders on Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 11:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Medics Warn Public Against Stigmatizing Covid-19 Returnees from Treatment Centres...

Dr Richard Idro, the President of the association says that they are worried communities may fail to welcome the returnees as they are expected having completed their 14 days hospitalization and the confirmatory tests that followed....

 2020-04-08 11:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbarara Hospital Gets UGX 234m to Construct Permanent Isolation Centre...

Dr Celestine Barigye, Director Mbarara Hospital appreciated the contribution saying that 108 million Shillings will be used to construct the Isolation center and the rest will be used to handle the volunteers and buy personal protective equipment....

 2020-04-08 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Strategic Fuel Fund has no spare storage capacity to lease out...

The Strategic Fuel Fund Association, which manages the crude oil storage facilities in Saldanha Bay, has no spare capacity to lease out....

 2020-04-08 11:26 

Business Live

Some grace offered to those unable to pay life cover premiums...

Relief options are only for the unusual times brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown...

 2020-04-08 11:26 

Business Live

Rand a little firmer but Tuesday's improved risk sentiment begins to wane...

The rand remains volatile, with the dollar gaining momentum as a safe-haven asset as investors reassess volatility in markets...

 2020-04-08 11:26 

Business Live

Tiger Brands won't increase food prices during lockdown...

The group says it is on track to meet orders, but has warned shareholders of the cost of both Covid-19 and a weaker rand...

 2020-04-08 11:26 

Business Live

China 'investigates' tycoon critical of its Covid-19 response...

Ren Zhiqiang is charged with 'disciplinary violations', a common charge by the Communist Party to silence dissent...

 2020-04-08 11:24 

Mail & Guardian

Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal...

Varsities are determined to complete the first semester even if it hinders some students The post Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 11:14 

Mail & Guardian

Be at war with the coronavirus, not with each other...

If we are to flatten the curve of this virus and ensure that it does not attack as hard as it has done in some European countries, we need to put petty differences aside and be at war with the virus The post Be at war with the coronavirus, not with each o...

 2020-04-08 11:13 

Daily Nation

With no physical matches, Mexican footballers play online...

The games will be played in two periods of six minutes....

 2020-04-08 11:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Soldiers Sentenced to Six Months in Prison for Assaulting Civilians...

President, Yoweri Museveni ordered the arrest of the suspects when grisly pictures showing civilians with wounds resulting from the torture by security officers in the course of enforcing the dawn to dusk curfew....

 2020-04-08 11:00 

News24

PICS | Fourth Soshanguve school burnt down during lockdown...

Another school has been burnt down in Soshanguve in Tshwane, making it the fourth school in the area to be destroyed during the nationwide lockdown....

 2020-04-08 11:00 

Standard Digital

Sugar miller fumigates Kakamega to curb coronavirus spread...

Kenya has 179 confirmed coronavirus cases....

 2020-04-08 10:55 

Standard Digital

Past the curfew hour through the eyes of a watchman...

Along Kenyatta Street in Nairobi, one or two people are running to catch the last buses leaving the central business district to their homes....

 2020-04-08 10:55 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | Iran requests IMF loan, experts debate theories on origin of Covid-19, and social media influencers take their inspiration indoors...

Keeping you up to date on the latest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) news from around the world....

 2020-04-08 10:53 

Daily Nation

Sevilla join top La Liga clubs in slashing wage bill...

La Liga backs the move by clubs....

 2020-04-08 10:49 

Daily Nation

Did 5G cause coronavirus?...

Many conspiracy theories have come up to explain the origin of Covid-19, one of them being super high speed internet technology....

 2020-04-08 10:46 

News24

Ramaphosa puts Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave, orders her to publicly apologise...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a firm stance against Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, following allegations that Ndabeni-Abrahams breached lockdown regulations by visiting a friend....

 2020-04-08 10:42 

News24

Sex crimes case against 'last apostle of Jesus' dismissed on technicality...

A California appeals court ruled that a human trafficking and child rape case against a Mexican megachurch leader must be thrown out due to procedural errors....

 2020-04-08 10:39 

Standard Digital

We started a business as our retirement plan...

I decided to move on to something new, something that would help me ease into retirement....

 2020-04-08 10:33 

Daily Nation

S.Africa's Ramaphosa censures Minister for violating lockdown...

Communications Minister will not receive pay for one of the two months she'll be on forced leave....

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