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 2020-06-01 17:33 

Business Live

NEIL MANTHORP: Cricket SA eyes England's preparations for post-Covid series...

SA cricket will need to replicate England's operation if there is any chance of India arriving and playing in August...

 2020-06-01 17:33 

Business Live

Babelegi guilty of excessive pricing on dust masks...

Competition Tribunal fines industrial clothing supplier for inflating prices...

 2020-06-01 17:33 

Business Live

Private capital can get post-Covid economy up and running...

The abundant resource of multitrillions of dollars is waiting to invest in viable projects...

 2020-06-01 17:33 

Business Live

BATSA tells court of more than R2bn revenue loss during lockdown...

The ban on tobacco products has also led to a loss of tax income and boosted illicit cigarette sales...

 2020-06-01 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Rightsizing helps Raubex return to profitability...

The infrastructure and construction materials group reported that its headline earnings a share rose 183.7percent in the year to February 29....

 2020-06-01 17:22 

News24

International Covid-19 news: Flickers of normalcy as countries ease lockdowns, virus kills Bollywood star...

All the latest Covid-19 news from around the world....

 2020-06-01 17:17 

News24

TIMELAPSE | Commuters, cars return to Cape Town CBD under lockdown Level 3...

Cape Town's streets were bustling on the first day of June, as the country moved down to lockdown Level 3....

 2020-06-01 17:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Only 60 People Invited for Martyrs Day Celebrations...

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Dr. Steven Kaziimba Mugalu has invited only 40 people to attend the annual prayers. The revelation was made by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during an on-site visi...

 2020-06-01 17:10 

News24

Your Tuesday weather: Fire warnings for the Northern Cape, otherwise fine across the country...

The South African Weather Service has cautioned of fire warnings over parts of the Northern Cape, but forecasts a fine day across the country....

 2020-06-01 16:58 

Business Report (IOL)

Yoco: Back to business, but not as usual...

It is a tall enough order for small business owners to pick up where they left off, without asking them to accept the world around them as the new normal, says Katlego Maphai....

 2020-06-01 16:48 

News24

Judgment reserved in DA fight against transformation criteria for government relief...

The DA has argued that the government needs to consider the financial status of of companies applying for Covid-19 relief and not use Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment criteria to determine who gets funding....

 2020-06-01 16:42 

News24

WATCH | Parents protest at a Cape Town school against pupils going back to class...

About 30 parents and Bishop Lavis residents picketed outside the Bergville Primary School in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town, GroundUp reports....

 2020-06-01 16:38 

Business Live

Capital Appreciation sees opportunity in reduced use of cash...

The group says SA's trading environment remains challenging, but demand for new technologies is soaring...

 2020-06-01 16:37 

Business Live

Emerging economies to feel Covid-19 effects despite IMF support...

Factoring in the Covid-19 shocks, the IMF projects that the gross government debt-to-GDP ratio will reach 85.6% of GDP by the end of 2021...

 2020-06-01 16:37 

Business Live

BUSI MAVUSO: Shift on state ownership welcome, but let's avoid heavy 'guidance'...

Any privatisation needs to give investors proper returns and the freedom to fix broken enterprises...

 2020-06-01 16:37 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE gains as US-China trade deal optimism boosts global equities...

Relief across markets as US signals commitment to the US-China trade deal dispite discord over Hong Kong...

 2020-06-01 16:37 

Business Live

Provinces are to blame for postponement, Angie Motshekga says...

No school can operate without proper health and safety measures in place, the basic education minister says...

 2020-06-01 16:34 

News24

Batohi: Senior appointments at NPA will support efforts to restore public confidence and trust...

Advocate Shamila Batohi has welcomed the appointments of two deputy national directors of public prosecutions, saying they would bring "vital stability" to the National Prosecuting Authority whic she heads....

 2020-06-01 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

ANALYSIS: Quarter of McDonald's stores close amid Covid-19...

McDonald's has been severely affected by the pandemic-induced government restrictions, says portfolio manager Frants Preis....

 2020-06-01 16:29 

Mail & Guardian

'Tenderpreneurs' block the delivery of protective equipment to schools...

Protests by local suppliers have delayed PPE delivery, which according to the DBE, is one of the reasons the reopening of schools has been pushed back until June 8 The post 'Tenderpreneurs' block the delivery of protective equipment to schools app...

 2020-06-01 16:29 

Mail & Guardian

'Tenderpreneurs' block the delivery of protective equipment to schools...

Protests by local suppliers have delayed PPE delivery, which according to the DBE, is one of the reasons the reopening of schools has been pushed back until June 8 The post 'Tenderpreneurs' block the delivery of protective equipment to schools app...

 2020-06-01 15:57 

Standard Digital

Nyahururu doctor tests positive for coronavirus...

The contacts who interacted with the patient have since been asked to present themselves to the hospital for testing....

 2020-06-01 15:43 

Business Live

Emerging markets look steady despite Covid-19 cases still climbing...

JPMorgan Chase's measure of implied volatility for currencies has declined for the past five weeks...

 2020-06-01 15:42 

Business Live

IBM's new boss sticks with secrecy about job losses...

The US tech firm has kept these figures quiet for years, and Arvind Krishna intends keeping it that way...

 2020-06-01 15:41 

Business Live

New vehicle sales recover slightly after easing of lockdown...

In April, 574 new vehicles were sold, while in May, the number was 12,932, as lockdown restrictions were eased...

 2020-06-01 15:41 

Business Live

Sundowns coach aims for Champions League and Club World Cup...

Mosimane says his team are judged not just on domestic success but also doing well on the continent...

 2020-06-01 15:41 

Business Live

TOM EATON: Now we listen to our instincts rather than the edicts of the state...

The clear, objective fact of Covid-19's existence has splintered into 58-million subjective personal experiences of it...

 2020-06-01 15:41 

Business Live

People around the world take a knee for US protesters...

Protests spread around the globe, with events in London, Berlin, New Zealand, Australia and the Netherlands...

 2020-06-01 15:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Hoima Airport Contractor Lays off 160 Workers...

The company said in a letter to staff that the decision to lay off the workers was in line with the government guidelines to control the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It however comes at a time when the government is easing restrictions that started in...

 2020-06-01 15:31 

The New Humanitarian

In the news: A deadly 48 hours leaves 50 dead in Burkina Faso...

As the country's insecurity gets rapidly worse, some are suggesting it might be time to try negotiating with the jihadists....

 2020-06-01 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Business101: Tips to get debtors paying during the Covid-19 lockdown...

Cash flow problems and late payments are the biggest challenge for any business in the world....

 2020-06-01 15:24 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Charged with Incitement of Violence...

The Members of Parliament for Aruu County and Kilak South respectively were charged alongside two other suspects identified as Kelly Komakeh, the Chairman of Pece Division, and Stella Kijange, a women's rights activist....

 2020-06-01 15:19 

Uganda Radio Network

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap...

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held....

 2020-06-01 15:17 

The New Humanitarian

Return pressure builds as COVID-19 hits South Sudan displacement camps...

Is the UN premature in encouraging people to leave its congested protection sites due to the threat of the coronavirus?...

 2020-06-01 15:09 

Mail & Guardian

We cannot reform ourselves out of the times we are in...

To end racism, we will have to change the structures from which it draws its mandate, and get rid of liberal and right-wing politicians who give it oxygen while we are being asphyxiated The post We cannot reform ourselves out of the times we are in appear...

 2020-06-01 15:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Marine Police Suspends Search for L. Albert Boat Accident Victims...

The accident occurred when a boat carrying 18 passengers capsized near Ususa Landing Site in Kabwoya sub-county, Kikuube district. The boat was sailing to Sebigoro Landing Site....

 2020-06-01 15:08 

News24

Level 3: People queue for booze in Pretoria, afraid that ban will return...

Many shoppers in Pretoria say they expect government may change the regulations and reintroduce the ban on the sale of alcohol....

 2020-06-01 14:59 

News24

China accuses US of selfishness, blackmail over cutting ties with WHO...

China has accused the US of "selfishness"; after President Donald Trump said he would terminate the US relationship with the World Health Organization....

 2020-06-01 14:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions...

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shilli...

 2020-06-01 14:46 

Business Live

Facebook staff aren't taking Zuckerberg's Trump stance lying down...

The CEO's posts in defence of his inaction are not appeasing angry employees...

 2020-06-01 14:46 

Business Live

Odion Ighalo's stint at Manchester United extended...

Nigerian striker, who is on loan from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, will remain with the Reds until 2021...

 2020-06-01 14:46 

Business Live

MICHEL PIREU: Pandemic a reminder that we merely tap-tap in the fog...

It is an illusion that the more people know, the more control they will have...

 2020-06-01 14:40 

Business Report (IOL)

China's enterprises go virtual for sustained development...

Live streaming has now turned into a hotly contested avenue where big names in the real economy are exploring new growth engines after the emerging industry has created a huge consumer market....

 2020-06-01 14:35 

News24

'It was like in a war': Two children, one man wounded in separate shootings in Manenberg...

Two children and a 64-year-old man have been shot and wounded in three separate shooting incidents in Manenberg, Cape Town, according to Western Cape police....

 2020-06-01 14:33 

Business Report (IOL)

China and Morocco support each other in fight against Covid-19...

China and Morocco have strengthened relations through joint efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. In parallel, their multilayered cooperation in public health, culture and other fields have deepened under the Belt and Road framework....

 2020-06-01 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

The real numbers: Lonely send-off iin time of coronavirus...

An old friend, Sekoale Malete, passed away on Thursday....

 2020-06-01 14:23 

Mail & Guardian

The class character of police violence...

Police violence and the murder of black people in the United States have provoked outrage and protest around the world, including on the continent. But, why is there so little outrage over police violence in African countries? The post The class character...

 2020-06-01 14:23 

Mail & Guardian

The class character of police violence...

Police violence and the murder of black people in the United States have provoked outrage and protest around the world, including on the continent. But, why is there so little outrage over police violence in African countries? The post The class character...

 2020-06-01 14:19 

News24

Back to school: Concerns that Limpopo will only be ready in July...

Limpopo education authorities remain unsure whether they will be able to address all the outstanding issues before schools reopen next week....

 2020-06-01 14:19 

News24

Back to school: 7 important points from Motshekga's education briefing...

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has briefed the media on the plans to reopen schools and why there has been yet another last-minute delay in these plans....

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