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 2020-06-01 10:52 

The New Humanitarian

Violence or the virus? Mindanao's displaced forced to choose...

A militarised COVID-19 response fuels fear and silence in conflict areas. There's a better way forward, but it must include displaced women and girls....

 2020-06-01 10:50 

News24

'Tired of oppression' - clashes outside White House as US cities put under curfew to curb protests...

Police have fired tear gas outside the White House as anti-racism protesters again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality, and major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting....

 2020-06-01 10:45 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-01 10:40 

News24

'Owners will have something in their pockets' - taxi operators welcome move to Level 3...

Taxi operators at the Bara Taxi Rank in Soweto say the move towards Level 3 of the lockdown will mean more money in their pockets....

 2020-06-01 10:36 

Standard Digital

Madaraka Day: President Uhuru Kenyattas full speech...

Kenya marked its 57th Madaraka day celebration in a virtual ceremony at State House, Nairobi....

 2020-06-01 10:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Bank of Uganda Approves NC Bank, CBA Integration...

The merger of the banks had already received approval from the Central Bank of Kenya, where both banks are headquartered, but needed approval from BOU to integrate the Uganda subsidiaries....

 2020-06-01 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Nampak shares rise 21% despite tough conditions...

Company prioritises cost-saving measures and restructuring to improve profitability...

 2020-06-01 10:18 

Uganda Radio Network

40 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed...

23 of the confirmed cases are from truck drivers while 17 were contacts of truck drivers. Additionaly 31 foreign drivers were sent back to their countries of origin...

 2020-06-01 10:17 

Standard Digital

CoG appeals for release of Sh2.3b Covid-19 fund...

CoG has appealed for the release of Covid-19 funds to counties....

 2020-06-01 10:17 

Standard Digital

Madaraka Day: CoG appeals for release of Sh2.3b Covid-19 fund...

CoG has appealed for the release of Covid-19 funds to counties....

 2020-06-01 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakasero Mosque Police Raid Illegal-Justice Ssekana...

The judgment stems from an application filed by Siraje Kifampa, the then Public Relations Officer Jammiyaat Daawa Asaalafiyah and Sheikh Yusuf Musa Musuda, the Imam of Nakasero Mosque protesting the police raid on December 27, 2016 without a search warran...

 2020-06-01 10:15 

News24

PICS | Thieves tunnel into Joburg liquor store, steal booze worth R300 000...

A Shoprite LiquorShop in Johannesburg has been robbed in bizarre fashion by thieves who tunnelled through a solid concrete floor to gain access....

 2020-06-01 10:13 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Arrested for Staging Illegal Protest...

Before his arrest, Otto said that Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has exceeded its capacity to handle COVID -19 positive patients....

 2020-06-01 10:08 

Business Live

Global equities flirt with three-month highs...

The optimism due to countries reopening has boosted risk appetite and outweighed the worry over US protests...

 2020-06-01 10:08 

Business Live

Anti-racism protests sparked by US death of George Floyd take place in New Zealand...

But Nigerian-New Zealand musician Mazbou Q, who organised the protest, said the gatherings were not just about the death of Floyd...

 2020-06-01 10:01 

News24

WATCH | Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy to help tackle anxiety, depression...

Health experts say globally there has been an increase in anxiety and depression as people struggle to cope with Covid-19 and job losses....

 2020-06-01 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Five Shares: Fortune can favour bold, but don't throw caution to the wind...

The FTSE/JSE all share index was marginally stronger over the past week in line with the gradual firming of global stock markets....

 2020-06-01 09:54 

News24

Ramaphosa makes senior appointments at NPA...

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints advocates Ouma Rasethaba and Rodney de Kock as deputy national directors of public prosecutions with effect from Monday....

 2020-06-01 09:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Army Sets Up Four Detachments at Uganda-South Sudan Border...

Some of the detaches which had been abandoned due to limited personnel were reopened following the resurgence of cattle raids by armed south Sudanese cattle thugs from the neighboring Torit state....

 2020-06-01 09:35 

Mail & Guardian

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late...

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19. The post Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2020-06-01 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Standard Bank Group expects June earnings to decline by more than 20%...

The Standard Bank Group today warned the market that it expects its earnings for the six months to end June to decline by more than 20 percent....

 2020-06-01 09:26 

Standard Digital

Men highly targeted in police brutality...

Men account for the biggest percentage at 66 per cent. 453 males have been killed by the police or disappeared under unclear circumstances....

 2020-06-01 09:21 

News24

Covid-19: DA in court to fight transformation criteria for government relief...

The DA will ask the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to declare unlawful government's criteria of BBBEE status, race, gender, age or disability for determining who receives aid from government amid the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-06-01 09:20 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: US records 598 deaths in 24 hours as Latin America, Caribbean cases breach a million...

The United States recorded 598 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, bringing its total to 104 356 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-06-01 09:15 

Mail & Guardian

'Soon he'll be seen as threatening, not cute': What it's like to raise my black son in America...

There is no separating George Floyd's killing from the struggles black people have faced ever since the first slave ships landed on these shores The post 'Soon he'll be seen as threatening, not cute': What it's like to raise my black s...

 2020-06-01 09:15 

Mail & Guardian

'Soon he'll be seen as threatening, not cute': What it's like to raise my black son in America...

There is no separating George Floyd's killing from the struggles black people have faced ever since the first slave ships landed on these shores The post 'Soon he'll be seen as threatening, not cute': What it's like to raise my black s...

 2020-06-01 09:13 

Business Live

Google rejects demands for compensation payment to Australian news media...

MD says company made barely A$10m a year from news-linked advertising, a fraction of watchdog's estimates...

 2020-06-01 09:13 

Business Live

Schools should only reopen if precautions are in place, Cyril Ramaphosa says...

President urges transparency about the level of preparedness of all institutions...

 2020-06-01 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

BEE and black industrialists programme a solution to mainstream disadvantaged people...

Conscious implementation of economic and affirmative action practices are a great challenges faced by black professionals...

 2020-06-01 08:48 

Business Report (IOL)

Government agrees to fund SAA rescue, draft plan says...

The South African government has agreed to fund a restructuring of SAA, if a business rescue plan for the struggling state-owned airline is adopted....

 2020-06-01 08:44 

News24

'My reputation is ruined' - Free State police clerk gets wrong Covid-19 results...

A mix-up with her Covid-19 test results leaves a Free State police clerk distraught....

 2020-06-01 08:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Pallisa Police Commander's Vehicle Knocks Motocyclist Dead...

The motor vehicle, a Rav4 vehicle registration number UAS 143C knocked the cyclist from Karekerni village in Pallisa last evening....

 2020-06-01 08:36 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the night-loving business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-06-01 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Nabbanja Wants Fishing Activities Halted on Lake Albert...

Authorities in Kikuube and Hoima districts had already announced a suspension of fishing activities, in line with the nationwide lockdown announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a measure to control person to person interactions and close possible loop...

 2020-06-01 08:30 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-01 08:17 

Business Live

Tokyo businesses and schools reopen...

Gyms, saunas and cinemas are back in business in capital after nearly two months under a loose lockdown...

 2020-06-01 08:16 

News24

Remembering 'gentle giant' George Floyd: 'He was a loving person and he loved his daughter'...

George Floyd, the unarmed black man who suffocated under the knee of a police officer in the US city of Minneapolis, has been described as 'a loving person' and a devoted father who worked hard to support his family....

 2020-06-01 08:07 

Standard Digital

Madaraka Day: Thoughts on Kenyas forgotten holiday...

But if Madaraka is to mean something for us, we cant rest contented with commemorating the achievements of the mighty dead....

 2020-06-01 08:06 

Business Report (IOL)

CCMA has received 28 000 cases during Covid-19 lockdown...

Thousands of workers retrenched or dismissed during the Covid-19 induced lockdown have turned to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration....

 2020-06-01 08:02 

News24

Defiant teacher unions call on schools not to reopen amid 'astounding confusion'...

Teacher unions accuse the Department of Basic Education of betraying its trust and being irresponsible and negligent....

 2020-06-01 08:01 

Standard Digital

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 2020-06-01 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Investment Insight: SA economy turns the corner for the better...

Although similar social distancing indices are not available for other countries, the Dallas SDI is highly correlated with the Google Covid-19 Mobility data for the US....

 2020-06-01 07:56 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Soldier Killed in Magamaga, Body Dumped on Rail Line...

His body had wounds on the shoulders, knees, hands and the neck. Residents also found bloodstains about 100 meters away from the spot where the deceased's body was found....

 2020-06-01 07:53 

Standard Digital

Shock as decomposing body in a sack found in school compound...

It appeared that the body was thrown over the fence as the area is well fenced and guarded...

 2020-06-01 07:43 

News24

Schools must not open if they are not ready - Ramaphosa...

In his weekly newsletter, the president says schools need to be transparent about how prepared they are for reopening....

 2020-06-01 07:33 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19 Community Cases from Kasensero Reach Nine...

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, who is supervising the exercise says that the nine cases are among 2,016 people who were tested in the ongoing community surveillance and testing exercise, which started on May 19, 2020. 1,986 of those tested are Ugandans and most...

 2020-06-01 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tsogo Sun feels pinch as tourism industry in free fall...

Tsogo Sun Hotels confirmed its operations felt the full impact of the Covid-19 pandemic as tourists stayed away....

 2020-06-01 07:24 

Standard Digital

Raila hails countrys fight against Covid-19 in Madaraka Day speech...

Odinga lamented Kenyas triple tragedy entailing Covid-19 pandemic, locust invasion and floods which have displaced thousands along the lake regions....

 2020-06-01 07:22 

Business Live

Bad loan write-offs may exceed that of 2008 crisis, Standard Bank warns...

Credit loss ratios may exceed 1.6%, group says as it forecasts profits for six months to end-June will likely fall more than 20%...

 2020-06-01 07:22 

Business Live

Business activity in Japan and South Korea falls the most in more than a decade...

Manufacturing surveys suggest rebound will be delayed, despite China's factory activity returning to growth in May...

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