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 2020-04-08 10:31 

Business Live

US Covid-19 fiscal response is in chaos...

From outdated technology to confusion over the policy itself, the cheques are not in the mail as states struggle with a mountain of claims...

 2020-04-08 10:31 

Business Live

Business confidence flirted with record lows in March...

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry business confidence index fell to its lowest level since August 2019...

 2020-04-08 10:30 

Business Live

JSE drops as Covid-19 optimism fades...

The global market rally, driven by hope that the spread of the coronavirus is starting to ease, was short-lived...

 2020-04-08 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Dramatic impact on house sales - FNB...

The Covid-19 lockdown and recessionary environment was likely to have a dramatic effect on house sales volumes, but not prices, with house price growth likely to slow in the middle-price market, but experience a deeper cut in the upper end....

 2020-04-08 10:23 

Daily Nation

Virus leaves Trump-opened world's biggest cricket stadium idle...

Where there should be the sound of leather on willow and the roar of the crowd, there is only silence....

 2020-04-08 10:21 

Mail & Guardian

Juju in a time of failing systems...

Dumama + Kechou's atmospheric debut album is rooted in both the past and the future The post Juju in a time of failing systems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 10:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru Officials Worried About Continuous Movement of Charcoal Dealers...

The LC V Chairperson, Michael Lakony, says the dealers carry people from Kenya and parts of central Uganda to cut the trees, which exposes residents to COVID19 infection....

 2020-04-08 10:14 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Louisiana Governor: 70 per cent of coronavirus deaths are African Americans...

The United States has emerged as one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-08 10:04 

News24

Lockdown: 'Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year': Fishermen's livelihood at risk...

"Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year," says Naaim Jacobs, a line fisherman from Lavender Hill who grew up fishing at Kalk Bay harbour....

 2020-04-08 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Checkers partners with MR D Food to deliver medicines to customers...

Checkers has partnered with Mr D Food to deliver medicine to its MediRite pharmacy customers during the lockdown....

 2020-04-08 10:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...
 2020-04-08 09:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda...

Bosco Ongom Cankura, the Lagoro Sub County Chairperson says the locusts have invaded all the four parishes of Lawko, Laber, Pawidi, And Lalano adding that they are posing threats to farming. Cankura cited that the young locusts have already started destro...

 2020-04-08 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Two UPDF Impostors Arrested in Kakumiro...

The two are identified as Wilbrod Aijuka 20 and Willy Soka 20 both residents of Kaikara Village Kalangala parish Matale sub county Kibaale district....

 2020-04-08 09:45 

Daily Nation

Mombasa ferry users get sanitiser spray booths...

It sprays twelve people at time, disinfecting the whole body as you pass through to board the ferry....

 2020-04-08 09:44 

Standard Digital

Take drastic action to avert needless deaths...

After the initial panic associated with the announcement of Kenya's first case of coronavirus, the country has entered a phase of uneasy calm....

 2020-04-08 09:44 

Standard Digital

Total lockdown or not, that's the big question...

Coronavirus (Covid-19) has caused an existential crisis, the likes of which humankind has never seen. Its disruptive nature is unprecedented....

 2020-04-08 09:44 

Standard Digital

Business lesson from how Covid-19 message is being conveyed to masses...

Are we using elite language and talking over the hustlers? Could that be one reason Covid-19 directives are not being followed to the letter?...

 2020-04-08 09:35 

Business Live

Eastplats to restart work under essential services order...

The group has permission to transport and export the chrome concentrate produced by its Crocodile River tailings project...

 2020-04-08 09:35 

Business Live

Taiwan still the poster child for managing Covid-19...

Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong took decisive, albeit different, early action, which has paid off in terms of infection and death rates...

 2020-04-08 09:35 

Business Live

Protect older people now, or children in the future?...

Ramaphosa faces difficult choices as he mulls whether to extend the national lockdown to save lives or lift it to save the economy...

 2020-04-08 09:30 

Mail & Guardian

Test yourself against our cryptic crossword...

The post Test yourself against our cryptic crossword appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

EOH to cut pay of executives and staff to avoid job losses...

Information technology group EOH is planning to slash its executives' pay by 25% in the next two months....

 2020-04-08 09:28 

Business Report (IOL)

Looming SA jobs catastrophe due to lockdown calls for urgent reforms IRR...

The central bank says the lockdown could cost at least 370,000 jobs and see 1,600 businesses go under, requires urgent government action....

 2020-04-08 09:20 

Daily Nation

Court awards Rubia kin Sh17m for torture, detention...

In the case, the deceased freedom fighter wanted an award of Sh5 billion in general damages....

 2020-04-08 09:16 

Uganda Radio Network

58 Coronavirus Suspects Quarantined in Mbale, Bukwo...

According to Dr. Kizito who is also the district Covid19 Task force chairperson, the suspects are mainly girls who returned from Middle East where they were working as maids and some two girls who allegedly sneaked into Butaleja from Kenya five days ago w...

 2020-04-08 09:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Media Blocked as People Power Makes Relief Food Donation to Government...

The political pressure group is due to donate food to the government, to aid communities that have been destabilised by the effects of Coronavirus Disease. Their efforts to distribute the food to the vulnerable families was earlier thwarted when the gover...

 2020-04-08 09:10 

Mail & Guardian

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over...

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations The post Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 09:08 

News24

Ecuador ex-president sentenced to eight years for corruption...

Former Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa was sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison for corruption during his 10-year term in office, the attorney general's office said Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 09:04 

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....

 2020-04-08 09:02 

Uganda Radio Network

UNICEF Calls for Debt Relief to Guarantee Critical Services for Children...

In many countries, they say that the situation is already dire and it's going to get worse as the pandemic goes on since healthcare managers are being forced to drastically increase spending to respond to the health emergency, while scaling up and in ...

 2020-04-08 09:01 

Mail & Guardian

The shape of things to come...

Make no mistake, we are moving into a new world, hopefully better prepared, thanks to the visit from a virus The post The shape of things to come appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 09:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Boris Johnson, from relaxation to coronavirus to hospitalization...

A month ago, Boris Johnson casually approached the new coronavirus crisis and claimed to continue "shaking hands with everyone"....

 2020-04-08 08:58 

News24

'Everyone looks broken' - Anger as forced coronavirus quarantine extended in Kenya...

Hundreds of people held under mandatory quarantine in Kenya after returning from abroad are up in arms after the government extended their confinement for another 14 days....

 2020-04-08 08:58 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | Condom shortage risk because of coronavirus, EU nations battle over 'coronabonds', and Egyptian poor struggle amid lockdown...

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

 2020-04-08 08:58 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol cuts production, sales target on coronavirus impact...

South African petrochemicals giant Sasol Ltd on Wednesday cut its guidance for synthetic fuel production and liquid fuel sales for this financial year....

 2020-04-08 08:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Jinja Market Vendors Locked Out for Defying Covid-19 Directives...
 2020-04-08 08:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Thugs Arrested for Targeting City Shops...

According to Onyango, the suspects were found with breaking implements targeting several shops long Ben Kiwanuka Street. The suspects also had hammers, machetes, knives, metals and drugs....

 2020-04-08 08:51 

Standard Digital

The good, the bad and the ugly of Covid-19...

Even the darkness of the novel coronavirus pandemic, though not utterly dispelled, has let through slivers of good light....

 2020-04-08 08:51 

Standard Digital

Productivity hacks that don't actually work...

Working from home has brought light to a host of issues surrounding productivity. You may find yourself procrastinating work, a lot....

 2020-04-08 08:45 

News24

Limpopo police arrest suspect wanted for serious crimes, including body dismemberment...

A 32-year-old suspect wanted for a string of serious and violent crimes that include rape, burglary and the murder of a man whose body was dismembered, has been arrested....

 2020-04-08 08:40 

Business Live

Donald Trump threatens to withdraw WHO funding...

US president says it is biased towards China and should have declared the crisis in Wuhan sooner...

 2020-04-08 08:40 

Business Live

Ascendis says it may get boost from drug used in Covid-19 treatment...

Ascendis's Remedica unit makes the antimalarial drug chloroquine, which is being used in some cases to treat Covid-19...

 2020-04-08 08:40 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — cash...

Caroline Cremen from Adviceworx talks to Business Day TV about her stock pick of the day...

 2020-04-08 08:40 

Daily Nation

Mbarak wants Fifa, Amina to resolve FKF polls impasse...

Mbarak is eyeing the FKF presidency should fresh elections be held....

 2020-04-08 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Two board members at Anglo AGM...

Diversified mining giant Anglo American plc said yesterday that only two board members would be allowed to attend the company's AGM....

 2020-04-08 08:12 

Standard Digital

Matiang’i, Mutyambai to the rescue, relocate roadblock : The Standard...

The government has relocated a roadblock that had been erected at Kamulu area, Nairobi as part of the isolation of the Nairobi Metropolitan area...

 2020-04-08 08:12 

Mail & Guardian

Nehawu withdraws court case against health department over protective gear...

The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union says it will instead meet Health Minister Zweli Mkhize The post Nehawu withdraws court case against health department over protective gear appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-08 08:05 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom sees no need for state funding, will tap local market...

Eskom, South Africa's debt-stricken power company, told investors it currently doesn't need to approach the government for more support....

 2020-04-08 08:02 

News24

Monster Pacific cyclone Harold batters Fiji...

A deadly Pacific storm has slammed into Fiji, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu....

 2020-04-08 08:00 

Standard Digital

MP calls for prudent use of Covid-19 funds...

Legislator wants churches opened so that pastors can pray for the country...

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