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 2020-06-02 05:49 

News24

WATCH | Mkhize gets first look into hi-tech field hospitals in Khayelitsha and Brackenfell...

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has welcomed the whirlwind emergence of four high-tech hospitals in Cape Town - to prepare for the Covid-19 pandemic "surge"....

 2020-06-02 05:46 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Facebook-staffers-walk-out-saying-Trumps-posts-should-be-reined-in...

I-work-at-Facebook-and-I-am-not-proud-of-how-were-showing-up-The-majority-of-coworkers-Ive-spoken-to-feel-the-same-way-We-are-making-our-voice-hea...

 2020-06-02 05:36 

Business Live

Gold at one-week high as US-China tensions boost demand...

Factors appear to both support and limit appreciation of the price of the metal...

 2020-06-02 05:31 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN-chief-urges-peaceful-US-protests-calls-on-leaders-to-listen-show-restraint...

Dujarric-was-responding-to-a-wave-of-US-demonstrations-over-the-death-of-a-black-man-George-Floyd-in-police-custody-in-Minneapolis-a-week-ago...

 2020-06-02 05:31 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN-chief-urges-peaceful-US-protests-calls-on-leaders-to-listen-show-restraint...

Dujarric-was-responding-to-a-wave-of-US-demonstrations-over-the-death-of-a-black-man-George-Floyd-in-police-custody-in-Minneapolis-a-week-ago...

 2020-06-02 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Learning from generation alpha during youth month...

Just when we thought we weren't being generationally categorised anymore, say hello to new kids on the block, Generation Alpha....

 2020-06-02 05:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Police Officers Arrested for Failing to Wear Facemasks...

The unnamed police officers were arrested on Monday on the orders of Kabarole Resident District Commissioner, Steven Asimwe when they showed up at Mpanga market in East Division without waering face masks....

 2020-06-02 05:02 

News24

'She was the perfect nurse' - a husband's pain as wife Anncha Kepkey dies of Covid-19...

Anncha Suzane Kepkey had so much to look forward to: Becoming a gran, hanging up her nursing gown, and buying a dream cottage with her husband in retirement. In May, the front line nurse died of Covid-19....

 2020-06-02 04:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Hundreds Flee Homes in Kitgum For Fear of Reprisal Attacks...

The locals along with their village chairperson abandoned their homes on Sunday following the disappearance of a man from pajong clan who is suspected to have been killed over a land dispute on Saturday night....

 2020-06-02 04:41 

Business Live

Lockdown day 67: Pictures of the day...

Mr Gwala, headmaster of the Ithute Higher Primary School, poses for a portrait in an empty classroom in Alexandra, Johannesburg...

 2020-06-02 04:41 

Business Live

RAZINA MUNSHI: Protest in a time of coronavirus...

Before the coronavirus stopped the world in its tracks, 2019 was dubbed 'the year of the protest'...

 2020-06-02 04:38 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

DR-Congo-reports-fresh-Ebola-outbreak...

11th-outbreak-comes-just-weeks-before-DRC-had-hoped-to-declare-the-end-of-the-10th-in-the-east...

 2020-06-02 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Covid-19 to heat up battle of the banks...

The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic will see the battle of the banks intensify....

 2020-06-02 04:28 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UK-teens-who-mocked-George-Floyd-death-on-Snapchat-arrested...

The-trio-sparked-outrage-when-the-photo-of-them-recreating-how-the-unarmed-46-year-old-black-man-died-at-the-hands-of-police-went-viral...

 2020-06-02 04:21 

News24

Trump threatens military mobilisation against violent US protests...

President Donald Trump vowed to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers to states unable t...

 2020-06-02 04:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Rwandan-medical-workers-deploy-robots-to-minimize-coronavirus-risk...

In-a-bid-to-minimize-contact-between-patients-infected-with-the-coronavirus-and-doctors-and-nurses-the-country-has-deployed-the-three-robots-...

 2020-06-02 04:19 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Armed-bandits-kill-at-least-18-in-Nigerias-Katsina-state...

The-eyewitnesses-said-as-many-as-500-men-riding-motorcycles-some-brandishing-assault-rifles-charged-into-the-Faskari-local-government-area...

 2020-06-02 04:10 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trump-threatens-military-mobilization-against-violent-US-protests...

More-than-40-cities-have-imposed-curfews-after-consecutive-nights-of-tension...

 2020-06-02 04:05 

News24

Lockdown: Public still trusts Ramaphosa, but NDZ not so much, according to latest research...

A large proportion of South Africans are borrowing money and dipping into savings to stay afloat, while four in 10 people have made arrangements for later payment, and 25% have cancelled non-essentials such as car insurance, research shows....

 2020-06-02 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Spooked Standard Bank sheds 5% on flagged profit decline...

It is not planning to declare an interim dividend during the period of the pandemic...

 2020-06-02 03:53 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

-Trump-threatens-military-mobilization-against-violent-US-protests...

I-am-dispatching-thousands-and-thousands-of-heavily-armed-soldiers-military-personnel-and-law-enforcement-officers-to-stop-the-rioting-looting-...

 2020-06-02 03:44 

Business Live

BIG READ: How digital platforms have changed the way we converse...

Experts offer advice on how to have good conversations in the age of Covid-19...

 2020-06-02 03:44 

Business Live

Ramaphosa filling top positions at NPA is an important step, says Shamila Batohi...

Ouma Rasethaba and Rodney de Kock will begin their work from June 1, with the move aimed at strengthening efforts to rebuild the NPA's ability to tackle crime and corruption...

 2020-06-02 03:44 

Business Live

Standard braces for economic shock exceeding financial crisis...

SA were largely insulated from the financial crisis in 2008, but they face a tougher time this time...

 2020-06-02 03:32 

News24

Government said no to alcohol sales during lockdown but said yes to the industry's money for years...

Industry influence and government spats stalled regulations that could have curbed harmful alcohol use in South Africa nearly a decade ago....

 2020-06-02 03:20 

News24

Small businesses relish opportunity to make money as restrictions eased on Level 3 lockdown...

As the country enters Level 3 of the lockdown, business owners are relishing the opportunity to make some money after being forced to close for just over two months....

 2020-06-01 22:12 

Business Live

Hong Kong bans Tiananmen vigil for first time in 30 years...

Organisers accuse Hong Kong officials of using coronavirus as excuse to ban the rally...

 2020-06-01 21:16 

News24

Hlophe's conduct over Zuma matter: Date set for tribunal to resume 12 years after complaint...

A gross misconduct complaint lodged against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe in 2008 is expected to be heard later this year, the Judicial Service Commission confirmed on Monday....

 2020-06-01 21:15 

Business Live

India stocks erase $543bn as honeymoon with Modi dwindles...

Moody's cuts India's credit rating to lowest investment grade...

 2020-06-01 21:15 

Standard Digital

Corona: Why mother is worried for sick son...

Ngige can be confused for a three-year-old baby - and his mother Jane Kanyiha has to carry him wherever she goes...

 2020-06-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Man in 46-day isolation freed, then slapped with new charge...

Aura has been instructed to report to the office of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations in Nairobi on Tuesday...

 2020-06-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

A national day like no other as Kenya celebrates self-rule amid pandemic...

Traditional guard of honour and military jets fly-past as well as presidential address the key highlights of the important day...

 2020-06-01 20:54 

Standard Digital

County revenue to drop by Sh500 million, official warns...

The drop is a result of reduced economic activities and dwindling own revenue sources....

 2020-06-01 20:53 

News24

George Floyd killing: ANC calls for calm, wants Ramaphosa to engage with US govt...

The ANC has called for calm in the US following mass protests after the death of George Floyd, allegedly by the hand of a police officer....

 2020-06-01 20:45 

Standard Digital

NMS recruits 225 Health workers...

Nairobi is leading in the number of coronavirus infections in Kenya....

 2020-06-01 20:20 

Business Live

Nigeria eases restrictions on places of worship despite rising Covid-19 infections...

Authorities lift lockdown on economic hub Kano; domestic flights are set to resume from June 21...

 2020-06-01 20:20 

Business Live

Market data — June 1 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-06-01 20:16 

News24

82 people have died of coronavirus in the Eastern Cape...

A total of 82 people has died of the coronavirus in the Eastern Cape since the start of the outbreak....

 2020-06-01 20:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Government Rescinds Decision to Reopen Schools...

Speaking today at State Lodge Nakasero, President Yoweri Museveni said, when he allowed candidates in Primary Seven, Senior Four, Senior Six and finalists in tertiary institutions to resume school, there had been no proper assessment of the risk that the ...

 2020-06-01 19:51 

News24

Liquor traders happy but travel restrictions still hurting many industries...

Liquor traders will be smiling again judging from the scores of customers who visited outlets across the country at daybreak on Monday following a hard knock to the industry during lockdown....

 2020-06-01 19:48 

News24

WATCH | Parched throats are being quenched as liquor stores re-open...

Many South Africans across the country braved the Monday morning chill, forming long queues outside bottle stores and licensed venues to buy their first booze since lockdown started on 26 March....

 2020-06-01 19:32 

News24

Every day ke payday for Daily Lotto players...

The jackpot prize in Monday's Daily Lotto draw rolled down to the next level with 70 players winning R1 565.80 by matching four numbers....

 2020-06-01 19:25 

News24

International Covid-19 news: Infections slowing down in global hotspots, WHO still keen to work with US...

The UK, Italy and Spain have reported encouraging infection rates....

 2020-06-01 19:24 

Business Live

EXCLUSIVE: Kalagadi Manganese founder fights for control of her brainchild...

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi alleges the IDC wants to remove her from her executive chair role as the fight over control of the company rages on...

 2020-06-01 19:21 

News24

Private hospital sends Covid-19 patient to stretched Groote Schuur...

Just over a week ago, as Groote Schuur Hospital was scrambling to increase its capacity to take in new Covid-19 patients, a private Cape Town hospital, Life Vincent Pallotti, transferred a Covid-19 patient to Groote Schuur, a public hospital, because the ...

 2020-06-01 19:16 

News24

Woman dies after allegedly being knocked by beer truck...

A 72-year-old woman died after she was alleged to have been knocked down by a beer truck at a busy street in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape....

 2020-06-01 19:12 

News24

'Covid-19 no longer exists' - Top Italian doctor's claim sparks outrage...

Top scientists, health officials and the WHO have rushed to counter claims made by a leading Italian doctor who said the new coronavirus "no longer exists" in the country....

 2020-06-01 19:09 

News24

Fishing, hunting, game drives allowed in Level 3...

Fishing, hunting as well as self-drive visits to game reserves and national parks are permitted under lockdown Level 3, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries said on Monday....

 2020-06-01 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

World Cup review, Part IV: The second hand of God...

Martyr or cheat? A decade later, we're still frothing at mouth as we argue about that game The post World Cup review, Part IV: The second hand of God appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-01 18:51 

News24

Another 33 people die of coronavirus in the Western Cape...

Another 33 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in the Western Cape, bringing the total fatalities in the province to 521, Premier Alan Winde confirmed on Monday....

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