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 2020-06-02 08:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Tooro Elders Want Lease of District Land Halted...

The elders say that much as the leasing of the land is likely to foster development, there is a segment of the population that has raised a red flag arguing that there is a possible conflict of interest by Rwabuhinga himself or the councilors....

 2020-06-02 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Bidvest shares take a knock after warning of possible job losses...

The Bidvest Group fell more than 5percent on the JSE yesterday after the diversified services and trading company warned of possible job losses....

 2020-06-02 08:28 

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....

 2020-06-02 08:23 

Business Live

Lockdown day 67: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rise to 34,357, there have been 16,808 recoveries and 705 deaths in total...

 2020-06-02 08:23 

Business Live

PODCAST | Exploring SA's motoring communities: where do you belong?...

In this episode of Cargumentive, Thomas Falkiner is reunited in the real-world studio with Denis Droppa and Brenwin Naidu. The guys chat about what they've been driving as well as what's been happening on the news front....

 2020-06-02 08:23 

Business Live

Future of media: adapt and thrive...

Consumers want to see brands step up during times of crisis. A failure to live up to their brand promise can result in significant brand damage...

 2020-06-02 08:23 

Business Live

Former energy DG to chair Strategic Fuel Fund...

The appointment comes as a number of key vacancies are filled at state-owned enterprises in the mineral resources and energy portfolio...

 2020-06-02 08:00 

Standard Digital

Kenyans protest killing of homeless man shot dead by police during curfew...

Activist Boniface Mwangi was the first to post about the incident which has attracted over 10,000 tweets and is currently trending top most under #Jus...

 2020-06-02 07:48 

Business Report (IOL)

SA vehicle sales plunged by 68 percent versus May last year...

As expected, South African vehicle sales got off to a slow start in May as the industry chugged back to life under lockdown Level 4....

 2020-06-02 07:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Recover Gun of Slain Ayivuni OC...

The gun was recovered on Sunday from Barifa forest in Arua Hill Division Arua Municipality by a joint team of police and UPDF....

 2020-06-02 07:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Children, Mother Injured in Grenade Explosion...

According to Komakech, preliminary reports indicate that after picking the grenade, the minors took it home and started hitting it to ascertain what it was triggering an explosion. The family head, Francis Ocan, says one of the children lost an arm while ...

 2020-06-02 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB changes eBucks rules to help customers earn more points...

FNB's has announced new eBucks Rewards earn rules will make it easier for customers to earn more eBucks....

 2020-06-02 07:27 

Business Live

Mediclinic loss almost doubles amid R10bn writedown...

Private hospital group warns pandemic effects could last another 12 months...

 2020-06-02 07:27 

Business Live

WHO warns of health systems buckling in Latin America...

Word Health Organisation says hospitals are close to being overwhelmed...

 2020-06-02 07:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Telemedicine Providers Struggle To Get Clients...

Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, says systems such as these are revolutionalising healthcare in the country, adding that this is only the beginning of a new era in medical care in Uganda especially now that they want t...

 2020-06-02 07:17 

Standard Digital

Woman almost lynched for milking neighbour's goat...

Irate villagers who were baying for Wanja Mbabu's blood said she had become a problem in the village for continuously stealing their belongings....

 2020-06-02 07:13 

Business Report (IOL)

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces employee blowback over ruling on Trump comments...

Facebook employees critical of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to remove an inflammatory comment from US President Donald Trump....

 2020-06-02 07:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Soroti Hospital Receives Seven Cases of COVID-19...

The new cases are contacts of the first two businessmen from Bukedea and Soroti....

 2020-06-02 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand edges firmer against the dollar...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-06-02 06:32 

News24

Mandy Wiener: A lesson in a lack of leadership - what Motshekga taught pupils this weekend...

A failure to show control, order and clear authority is a lesson in how not to lead in a time of crisis, writes Mandy Wiener about Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga chaotic leadership, writes Mandy Wiener....

 2020-06-02 06:32 

Business Live

Some London shops reopen to high demand, others remain shut...

Mixed fortunes for business owners as Britain takes biggest step out of lockdown...

 2020-06-02 06:32 

Business Live

WATCH: The politics behind lockdown...

Political analyst Daniel Silke talks to Business Day TV about the restrictions South Africans are living under...

 2020-06-02 06:31 

Business Live

Oil rises as markets await Opec+ meeting on extended output cuts...

Producers weigh extending their reduced production until the end of August...

 2020-06-02 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Small bakeries boosted by 5 tons of free wheat...

Thirteen small bakeries across the West Rand townships of Gauteng have received a boost....

 2020-06-02 06:21 

News24

WATCH | Spot the difference: Striking visuals of lockdown day one vs Level 3 day one...

What does life under lockdown Level 3 look like, and how does it compare to the first day of lockdown, back in March? News24 shows you in this striking visual comparison....

 2020-06-02 05:49 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Round-Four-UK-and-EU-back-in-the-Brexit-ring...

Britain-is-not-now-expected-to-ask-for-any-extension-to-the-post-Brexit-transition-...

 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...

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