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 2020-07-08 20:11 

News24

Covid-19 is not a 'notifiable disease' in our policies, says Santam in court papers...

Santam says Covid-19 is not a disease covered by its policies....

 2020-07-08 20:07 

Mail & Guardian

George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who 'became the camera'...

The renowned South African photographer understood how to look for the tucked-away spaces that were the sources of both light and dark The post George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who 'became the camera' appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-07-08 20:02 

News24

Covid-19 in Gauteng: Support ramped up for healthcare workers as pressure mounts...

Public and private hospitals are offering counselling for healthcare workers as hospitals in Gauteng fill up....

 2020-07-08 19:55 

Business Live

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers their jobs are at risk...

United's warning signals the depth of potential job losses at US airlines after September when federal payroll aid expires...

 2020-07-08 19:37 

News24

We don't owe Eskom, they owe us, says Stefanutti Stocks...

Eskom says Stefanutti Stocks owes it up to R1 billion, but the construction company says not....

 2020-07-08 19:29 

News24

Scooter tender: Investigation launched into R10m contract for Eastern Cape initiative...

A R10m tender awarded to a King William's Town company to supply 100 ambulance scooters to the Eastern Cape Department of Health, is now under investigation....

 2020-07-08 19:23 

News24

2 scoop R151k in the Daily Lotto draw...

Two people have bagged R151 460 in the Daily Lotto draw....

 2020-07-08 19:15 

News24

Ramaphosa mourns death of Queen Noloyiso: 'An inspiring leader of her people'...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "profound sadness" at the passing of Regent of the Royal House of the AmaRharhabe, Her Majesty Queen Noloyiso Sandile....

 2020-07-08 19:06 

Uganda Radio Network

UPC Already Preparing for Virtual Campaigns Akena...

UPC becomes the first Opposition Political Party to support the proposed virtual campaign amidst calls for postponement from other opposition groups, who have expressed reservations over the election roadmap through which the Electoral Commission banned o...

 2020-07-08 19:01 

News24

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers....

 2020-07-08 19:00 

Business Live

Coronavirus stalls protracted battle between HCI and Ithuba...

Lottery operator says it is being bullied, while gaming and leisure group contends that Ithuba breached loan agreement...

 2020-07-08 19:00 

Business Live

Gauteng and Eastern Cape face dire hospital bed shortage, Zweli Mkhize says...

Capacity including all committed public and private sector beds is expected to be breached in the next four weeks...

 2020-07-08 19:00 

Business Live

TIISETSO MOTSOENENG: With R120bn stash Prosus is in sweet spot to get Tencent monkey off its back...

Cash pile is enough to scale up its fast-growing e-commerce platforms or hunt for a big fish...

 2020-07-08 18:59 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Platinum miners erase 2020 loses despite still-lower metal price...

The gold price has breached the psychologically important $1,800/oz, its highest level since 2011, as investors continue to pile into safe havens...

 2020-07-08 18:57 

News24

JUST IN | Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died...

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was the ruling party's candidate for October's presidential election, died on Wednesday aged 61....

 2020-07-08 18:50 

News24

Amended SAA business rescue plan offers employees a better deal...

SAA's amended business rescue proposal offers 1 000 laid off employees training as well as assistance towards UIF, pension and medical aid for a period of 12 months....

 2020-07-08 18:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Three MPs Denied FDC Party Ticket for Seats in Soroti, Serere...

Their troubles with the party are traced to the party elections held in 2017 where the trio supported Maj Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu, against Patrick Oboi Amuriat. Muntu later broke away from FDC to form the Alliance for National Transformation- ANT....

 2020-07-08 18:33 

News24

Science and innovation dept to research traditional medicine for Covid-19 fight...

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande has said the department has reassigned the R15 million from existing indigenous knowledge projects....

 2020-07-08 18:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Returnees Protest Extra Days in Quarantine...

In a letter dated July 8, 2020, Bwowe informed Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng that they will have no contractual obligation with the Quarantine Centre's at the end of the 14th day, yet many of them only budgeted for the days that they were told be...

 2020-07-08 18:04 

Business Live

Jupiter Mines to ditch iron in favour of more SA manganese...

The Australian miner wants a bigger stake in Tshipi Ntle Manganese Mining...

 2020-07-08 18:04 

Business Live

Stefanutti Stocks denies it was overpaid for work at Kusile...

Audits show the costs claimed were validly incurred for work at power station, says construction firm...

 2020-07-08 18:04 

Business Live

THE LEX COLUMN: Business will share blame if Rishi Sunak's UK jobs plan fails...

The treasury's exceptional support during the pandemic has created reciprocal responsibilities...

 2020-07-08 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

UCT GSB Executive MBA ranked in global top 50 ranking for 2nd year in row...

The UCT GSB is the only business school in Africa to feature in the top 50 of the Quacquarelli Symonds ranking of Executive MBA programmes....

 2020-07-08 17:58 

News24

SA forex broker has bank accounts frozen, regulator files urgent liquidation application...

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has filed an urgent application with the High Court to liquidate South African-based JP Markets after suspending its licence....

 2020-07-08 17:55 

Uganda Radio Network

OPM Officials Face 24 Fresh Charges over Relief Food Scam...

The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement Fred Lutimba and Commissioner for Disaster Management Martin Owor will now face 12 counts related to abuse of offi...

 2020-07-08 17:55 

News24

Soapie actor arrested for allegedly dealing in illicit cigarettes...

A 44-year-old prominent soapie actor and four other people have been arrested in Polokwane, Limpopo, for allegedly dealing in illicit cigarettes....

 2020-07-08 17:54 

News24

Nigeria restarts domestic flights amid easing coronavirus restrictions...

Nigeria will resumed domestic flights after a hiatus of around three months as Africa's most populous country relaxes restrictions....

 2020-07-08 17:42 

News24

UK unveils new 30bn pound package to stimulate economy...

The UK government has unveiled a package worth 30 billion to save jobs, help the young into work and kickstart the British economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Daimler to deepen cost cuts after expected quarterly loss...

Daimler will deepen cost cuts because of an expected second-quarter operating loss and despite some signs of a recovery in demand for luxury cars....

 2020-07-08 17:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Wakiso District Leaders Disagree on Delayed City Status...

Wakiso was among the new areas approved for elevation to attain city status. However, the operationalization of the status was pushed to July 2023, alongside Moroto, Nakasongola, Soroti and Kabale....

 2020-07-08 17:18 

News24

Hlophe to appeal Mogoeng ruling, says it fails 'to uphold elementary standards of justice'...

Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe's lawyer has written to the Judicial Conduct Committee to inform it of his intent to appeal a recommendation that a tribunal be established to investigate gross misconduct claims against him....

 2020-07-08 17:09 

Business Live

Pressure mounts on embattled lotteries commission to reveal names of beneficiaries...

DA to lay criminal charges against National Lotteries Commission and chair...

 2020-07-08 17:09 

Business Live

North West cricket chief wants sports minister to dissolve CSA board...

Oupa Nkagisang has accused the organisation of 'inefficiency9; in tackling the province's administration matter...

 2020-07-08 17:09 

Business Live

Finance committee leery of Treasury's budget projections...

The committee is not convinced that the Treasury can reach its target of a primary budget surplus by 2023/2024, and wants a more realistic forecast...

 2020-07-08 17:09 

Business Live

What is the outlook for fixed-income portfolios?...

Benefits of diversification, capital preservation, income generation and higher returns are comforting...

 2020-07-08 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Corporate Unkindness: Santam board unmoved on Covid-19 claims rejections at AGM...

Santam and other insurers are refusing to pay out under business interruption policies that include interruption as a result of an infectious or contagious notifiable disease....

 2020-07-08 16:58 

News24

UPDATE | Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239...

The death toll from demonstrations that have erupted in Ethiopia following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239....

 2020-07-08 16:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Illegal Trade in Fake COVID-19 Products Booming Study...

The research entitled "COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health; reveals that criminal gangs are exploiting, the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus disease, public anxiety increased demand for PPE and medication...

 2020-07-08 16:52 

News24

Priest shot dead at mission house in KZN...

A 41-year-old priest died after he was shot in the head at a mission house next to an Anglican church in Hambanathi near Tongaat this week, police say....

 2020-07-08 16:51 

News24

Covid-19 has sped up changes to the world of work, Ramaphosa tells global summit...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Covid-19 presents a chance for the world to deliver greater economic security, equal opportunity and social justice....

 2020-07-08 16:38 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Senior Officers Probe Mityana District Chairman Assault...

When he confronted them, they instead turned on him and his effort to identify himself as the chairman of the district fell on deaf ears. The officers who held sticks in one hand and guns in another kept on shoving a seemingly hapless Luzige. A video of t...

 2020-07-08 16:35 

News24

Body found on Table Mountain after three-day search for trail runner...

A body has been found on Table Mountain, search and rescue officials have confirmed, following a three-day search for a missing trail runner....

 2020-07-08 16:32 

News24

West Indies great Michael Holding says education is key to stamping out racism...

Fast bowling great Michael Holding said education was key to stamping out racism as England and the West Indies took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign....

 2020-07-08 16:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Seeks Explanation for Mak Student Death...

Gulu woman MP and Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan told Parliament that the events leading to the student's death are very suspicious and demanded an explanation about the killing....

 2020-07-08 16:27 

Mail & Guardian

Unfollow the leader: The Twitter campaign against Zimbabwe's president...

Campaigners urge Zimbabweans to unfollow the president on Twitter The post Unfollow the leader: The Twitter campaign against Zimbabwe's president appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 16:18 

News24

US Covid-19 cases surge past 3 million...

The US passed another grim coronavirus milestone with three million confirmed cases....

 2020-07-08 16:18 

Business Report (IOL)

FSCA files urgent application to liquidate JP Markets SA, bank accounts frozen...

JP Markets has been operating in South Africa since 2016 under the approval from the Financial Services Board....

 2020-07-08 16:17 

News24

BREAKING | AmaRharhabe Kingdom Queen Noloyiso Sandile dies of Covid-19...

The Queen died at the Cecilia Makhiwane hospital in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape. She is the sister of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini....

 2020-07-08 16:13 

Business Live

Government funding policies not race based, Ebrahim Patel says...

The trade, industry and competition minister says government policies 'do not say only black people can access public funds'...

 2020-07-08 16:13 

Business Live

Two roosters in the thriving Quantum Foods henhouse...

Minority shareholders are on the sidelines with emergence of a bidder...

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