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 2020-08-03 22:19 

Standard Digital

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Biden assails Trump for 'bald-faced lies' about voting by mail...

Biden said he believed Trump would do everything in his power to argue this election is fraudulent....

 2020-08-03 22:09 

Standard Digital

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Father of 30 earns millions after discovery of another rare stone...

The rarest gemstones on Earth is mainly used to make ornaments....

 2020-08-03 22:09 

Standard Digital

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Father of 30 earns millions after finding a second Tanzanite...

The rare gemstone is mainly used to make ornaments...

 2020-08-03 21:57 

Standard Digital

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Australian state to deploy military, impose hefty fines to enforce Covid-19 isolation...

Australia once heralded as a global leader in containing Covid-19, is desperately trying to slow the spread of the virus...

 2020-08-03 21:46 

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U.N. chief warns world facing 'generational catastrophe' on education...

Guterres said that as of mid-July schools were closed in some 160 countries, affecting more than 1 billion students...

 2020-08-03 21:40 

Standard Digital

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Manhattan district attorney raises scope of Trump probe...

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance raised the scope of the probe in court papers filed in federal court in Manhattan on Monday....

 2020-08-03 21:17 

News24

'Critical for accountability': South Africans go online to document police brutality...

A new website that allows South Africans to report police brutality launched in April and has drawn input from across the country, mainly from townships in large cities....

 2020-08-03 20:53 

News24

Covid-19 claims another 173 people...

Gauteng remains the province with the highest number of cases...

 2020-08-03 19:43 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths...

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:...

 2020-08-03 19:40 

News24

One lucky Daily Lotto player bags R362k...

The Daily Lotto jackpot was won by one player....

 2020-08-03 19:37 

News24

KZN social development officials suspended, criminal case opened over R30m PPE procurement...

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Social Development has opened criminal cases and suspended a number of high-ranking officials over the procurement of PPE as well as blankets and soup....

 2020-08-03 19:20 

News24

Ex Pope Benedict's condition 'not particularly worrying' - Vatican...

The Vatican, responding to a German newspaper report that former Pope Benedict XVI was seriously ill, says his condition was "not particularly worrying" and that he was overcoming a painful but not grave ailment....

 2020-08-03 19:10 

News24

Covid-19: National Assembly speaker to consider DA, EFF's proposals to deal with corruption...

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering requests from the DA and EFF to hold the executive accountable for alleged corruption relating to Covid-19....

 2020-08-03 19:04 

News24

Zondo dismisses Judge Makhubela's postponement bid at state capture inquiry...

After the application was denied, the Gauteng High Court judge's attorney said he would "reluctantly"; have to withdraw as her attorney of record....

 2020-08-03 19:03 

News24

US prosecutor says 'extensive criminal conduct' at Trump organisation reason for investigation...
 2020-08-03 18:48 

Business Live

Google parent sees high demand for debt to fight racial inequity...

Alphabet is looking to fund organisations that support black entrepreneurs and small and medium businesses affected by Covid-19...

 2020-08-03 18:47 

Business Live

TOM EATON: Hyenas are natural and necessary, not a name for the predatory elite...

Cyril Ramaphosa's latest letter shows how his quest to understand corruption paralyses him...

 2020-08-03 18:47 

News24

Ramaphosa faces push back in bid to curb family of ANC leaders doing business with state...

A push by President Cyril Ramaphosa to discourage ANC leaders to allow their family members to do business with the state fell on deaf ears at a party meeting....

 2020-08-03 18:35 

News24

SEE | Escaped Lichtenburg Lions have all been rounded up...

The lions escaped through an inner perimeter fence. It is suspected the fence had been cut open as part of a poaching attempt....

 2020-08-03 18:28 

News24

Eastern Cape councillor fired for 'selling RDP house' and 'giving food parcels to friends'...

An Eastern Cape ward councillor was fired for misconduct over allegations that he had sold an RDP house to a resident and for dishing out food parcels to friends....

 2020-08-03 18:20 

News24

Medical technology association calls on members to refuse 'improper or corrupt practices'...

In a statement, the association said the government and private health sector policy makers should make procurement more effective, transparent and protected from corruption....

 2020-08-03 18:18 

News24

'Politics of money terrorises ANC youth formations' - Young Communist League...

The Young Communist League says it is clear that ANC allied youth formations have lost its moral compass and is fast losing favour with people....

 2020-08-03 18:03 

News24

Sign of the times: Mumbai green lights women figures on traffic signals...

By Roli Srivastava...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

Agriculture sector a bright spot in Covid-19 gloom...

But the government's decision on drought indicates 'little empathy', says Agri Western Cape...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakasongola Bans Daytime Fishing At Lake Kyoga...

Mariam Nabutaka the District Female Councillor for Lwampanga sub county says that they directive was brought in good faith to fight illegal fishing and fishermen should adhere....

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Shoprite and tech heavies lift JSE...

Shares in SA's largest retailer jump after group announces decision to exit Nigeria...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

Strict Covid-19 regulations dry up SA wine tourism...

Lockdowns cost the industry more than R2.5bn from March-July...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

Do not write off SA's energy sector...

There is a need for new power generation capability in SA, which is well placed to embark on the transition to cleaner alternatives...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

Cosatu threatens to pull support from 'feeble' Ramaphosa administration...

President's ally calls his government dysfunctional as public anger grows over corruption in Covid-19 fight...

 2020-08-03 17:52 

Business Live

New-vehicle sales 'reach a plateau for the year'...

The latest figures provide a picture of what could be expected for the remainder of 2020, says Naamsa CEO...

 2020-08-03 17:41 

News24

Covid-19: Ceres pupils quarantined at school hostel cleared, released...

The 60 Ceres Secondary pupils, who were quarantined at their school hostel after four tested positive, have been released after no new Covid-19 cases were reported....

 2020-08-03 17:40 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM Requires Aspirants to Test for COVID-19 Before Nomination...

"If you want to clean yourself, come with a Covid certificate that you are clean. We can't endorse you yet you are not going to be in parliament. These things are real; Covid is real, we must thank the government for caring for us. If the Presiden...

 2020-08-03 17:37 

Daily Nation

EACC recovers Sh5bn Met Dept land...

Lands court orders the cancellation of title deeds issued to five companies 23 years ago....

 2020-08-03 17:26 

News24

NSFAS applications open for 2021, says higher education dept...

The department said the application process will be online via myNSFAS portal as it had been done the previous years....

 2020-08-03 17:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Court of Appeal Begins Hearing Criminal Cases in Mbale Via Zoom Technology...

Owinyi-Dollo wishes that if every time a district is created, there is a recruitment of a magistrate to take care of the district adding that the number of Judicial Officers should be Commensurate to the Population in the country. He said that as governme...

 2020-08-03 17:04 

News24

Your weather update: Cloudy skies, fine conditions expected on Tuesday...

It will be mostly cloudy across some provinces, turning fine and cool, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-08-03 16:57 

Business Live

A bridge too far for business if state does not know how to build or order it...

The sector can unify around the document, but some of the most critical challenges SA faces are underplayed or simply lost...

 2020-08-03 16:57 

Business Live

Alcohol sales ban forces SAB to cancel R5bn investment...

The investments that had been considered had included upgrades to operating facilities and the installation of new equipment at selected plants...

 2020-08-03 16:57 

Business Live

So who is keeping your adviser's emotions in check?...

Beware emotive, knee-jerk financial advice that can destroy value...

 2020-08-03 16:57 

Business Live

NEIL MANTHORP: 'Campaign of disinformation' tries cricket leadership's patience...

Leak to media accuses Graeme Smith of not being willing to work under a person of colour when Jacques Faul steps down...

 2020-08-03 16:57 

Business Live

Cipla's generic Covid-19 drug lands in SA but the state isn't buying it...

Remdesivir would sell for almost R6,000 for a five-day course, markedly less than overseas...

 2020-08-03 16:57 

News24

Court case to stop 80 000 sheep being exported: 7 questions with Al Mawashi South Africa...

The NSPCA has turned to the courts to stop a shipment of more than 80 000 sheep from the Eastern Cape to Kuwait....

 2020-08-03 16:54 

News24

WATCH | Three charged with high-profile Twitter hacks...

The US Justice Department announced charges on Friday in the hacking of the Twitter accounts of numerous high-profile figures....

 2020-08-03 16:37 

News24

JUST IN | Lungisa out, Bobani back in as MMC in Nelson Mandela Bay...

Former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani has made an unexpected return to the mayoral committee....

 2020-08-03 16:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Speaker Kadaga's Convoy Knocks Three in Fort Portal...

Muhindo says both are in stable condition and health workers areworking tirelessly to enable them get healed....

 2020-08-03 16:19 

Daily Nation

Questions after virus kills nurse...

Nurse Marianne Awuor's family speaks out following her death due to the coronavirus....

 2020-08-03 16:15 

News24

260 lockdown 'land invasions' and counting for City of Cape Town...

The City of Cape Town has dealt with 260 incidents of alleged illegal land occupation between April and July's lockdown, says the Western Cape government....

 2020-08-03 16:02 

Business Live

PODCAST | Economic news of the week: SA's economy in light of IMF loan...

Structural reform continues to be one of the biggest risks to SA's funds...

 2020-08-03 16:02 

Business Live

Distell plant robbed of truckloads of alcohol worth about R1m...

More than R19bn in revenue and R3.4bn in excise tax was lost during the first phase of the ban of alcohol sales...

 2020-08-03 16:01 

Business Live

Form Bloodstock spend big to rescue 2020 national yearling sale...

Bloodstock SA pleased with spree in tough financial times...

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