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 2020-07-12 16:11 

Business Live

STUART THEOBALD: New infrastructure needs economic legs (and good brains driving it)...

Smart public-private partnerships and detailed planning will ensure projects are about more than just creating construction jobs...

 2020-07-12 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: DPE goes for the jugular against "greedy" SAA pilots...

Unreasonable and unaffordable' voluntary severance packages won't fly with the government, which says it will exacerbate a prolonged economic recovery...

 2020-07-12 15:40 

News24

Aston Villa boost survival bid with win at Crystal Palace...

Aston Villa boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a vital victory against Crystal Palace....

 2020-07-12 15:28 

News24

SEE | Hundreds flock to see the snow in Matroosberg over the weekend, many for the first time...

An intense cold front turned parts of the Western Cape highlands into a winter wonderland thanks to widespread snow on the weekend. Hundreds of people waited in long queues to play in the snow in the Matroosberg Nature Reserve on Saturday....

 2020-07-12 15:15 

Business Live

Compensation Fund expects a flood of Covid-19 claims...

Fewer than 1,000 claims received so far but many more are coming as infections rise...

 2020-07-12 15:15 

Business Live

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Mining and inflation data for May in focus...

Inflation is expected to moderate in May due to lower fuel prices, while mining could see a bit of a recovery...

 2020-07-12 15:15 

Business Live

MICHAEL MORRIS: The stifling atmosphere that threatens the most vital causes of our time...

The restriction of debate makes everyone less capable of democratic participation...

 2020-07-12 14:49 

Standard Digital

Woman dies after being electrocuted by a refrigerator...

Maureen Atieno got electrocuted while opening a fridge at her home in Kakola, Nyando Sub-County....

 2020-07-12 14:29 

Business Report (IOL)

East Africa holds its ground as Africa's fastest growing region despite Covid-19 disruption - AfDB...

Economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed East Africa's growth projection for 2020 down to 1.2 percent, a rate that outstrips other African regions....

 2020-07-12 14:28 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 cases jump to 10,105...

Kenya crosses 10,000 mark about four months since the virus was first reported in the country....

 2020-07-12 14:25 

News24

Wall Street's Big Tech enthusiasm getting stronger...

Tech stocks have been going strong even before Covid-19, but behavioral shifts during the pandemic have lifted the sector further, leaving the broader stock market far behind....

 2020-07-12 14:20 

Business Live

Safa gets tough with the PSL: No football until late August...

Premier Soccer League must first comply with the health and safety directives of the joint liaison committee...

 2020-07-12 14:20 

Business Live

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Vote on SAA rescue plan expected...

Public enterprises department has until Wednesday to come up with the money if proposal is accepted on Tuesday...

 2020-07-12 14:20 

Business Live

Curfew and alcohol restrictions expected in Ramaphosa's address on Sunday night...

A reintroduction of the night-time curfew, tightening regulations on the sale of alcohol and more limits on movement likely as Covid infections surge...

 2020-07-12 14:11 

News24

Queen Noloyiso's death 'stark reminder that none of us are immune from the coronavirus' - Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa reminded South Africans that no one was immune from the coronavirus and emphasised the need for the country to unite in its fight against the pandemic, following the death of AmaRharhabe Queen Noloyiso Sandile earlier this week....

 2020-07-12 14:09 

Uganda Radio Network

UNRA Starts Repairs of Docking Piers...

Allan Ssempebwa Kyobe, the UNRA Spokesperson says that the works will be completed at the end of August."The landing sites were low lying that is why they got submerged and now we need to pile more stones and other materials to raise the docking areas...

 2020-07-12 14:08 

News24

OPINION | Australia and South Africa: Working together to carve out a new normal...

As South Africa and Austrialia battle against Covid-19, there are several ways the two countries have been supporting each other, writes Gita Kamath ....

 2020-07-12 13:55 

News24

Aston Villa to investigate racist abuse aimed at Wilfried Zaha...

Aston Villa pledged to investigate and issue a lifetime ban against a supporter after Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha revealed a shocking series of racially-aggravated messages sent to him....

 2020-07-12 13:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Body of Kitgum Nurse Still Missing...

Robert Mutegeki Akiiki 24 is believed to have died after being swept by fast-flowing waters as he attempted to cross the river to tend to his garden in Nyanza ward in Pager Division...

 2020-07-12 13:32 

News24

Lockdown: Industry warns of panic buying if Ramaphosa announces new alcohol rules tonight...

In recent weeks, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane have also spoken about the impact of alcohol-related cases on hospitals....

 2020-07-12 13:24 

News24

3 properties in SA movie producer Boet Troskie's trust to go on auction...

Luxury properties in a liquidated family trust of which film producer and businessman Boet Troskie and his son Jaco are trustees, are set to be auctioned off....

 2020-07-12 13:10 

News24

Wimbledon pays 10-million to players despite 2020 cancellation...

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) will pay out 10m in prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in the 2020 Wimbledon Championships....

 2020-07-12 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SME weekly turnover improves as health and beauty industry reopends...

After a month on Level 3 of the lockdown, average weekly turnover among small- and medium-sized businesses (SME) has improved 2.49% as of July 8....

 2020-07-12 12:52 

Uganda Radio Network

160 Motorcycles Impounded in Gulu for Violating COVID-19 Rules...

Emmanuel Mafundo, the Gulu District Police Commander says that police have commenced issuance of Express Penalty Scheme receipts as a punitive measure to stop the vice....

 2020-07-12 12:49 

Daily Nation

Presidency my only focus: Mudavadi...

ANC party leader says he will not be distracted by rivals allegedly using police to intimidate him....

 2020-07-12 12:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru COVID-19 Task Force Concerned About Mairungi Trade Among Security Personnel...

Geoffrey Oceng, the Amuru District Covid-19 Task Force Chairperson says that Mairungi is being illegally transported by long-distance cargo truck drivers who supply consumers who include security personnel in Elegu while retail dealers use the porous bord...

 2020-07-12 12:27 

Standard Digital

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Hamburg-sex-workers-demand-Germanys-brothels-reopen...

With-shops-restaurants-and-bars-all-open-again-in-Germany-where-prostitution-is-legal-sex-workers-say-they-are-being-singled...

 2020-07-12 12:00 

Standard Digital

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Pope-very-pained-by-decision-to-turn-Hagia-Sophia-museum-into-mosque...

The-World-Council-of-Churches-has-called-on-Erdogan-to-reverse-his-decision-...

 2020-07-12 11:30 

Standard Digital

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Iran-says-misaligned-radar-led-to-Ukrainian-jet-downing...

Iranian-Civil-Aviation-reports-that-human-error-precipitated-series-of-failures...

 2020-07-12 11:19 

Daily Nation

Kenyans wins Sh538m in energy dispute...

WalAm Energy, whose complaint the ICSID dismissed, will pay Kenya about Sh538 million....

 2020-07-12 11:19 

Daily Nation

Kenya wins Sh538m in energy dispute...

WalAm Energy, whose complaint the ICSID dismissed, will pay Kenya about Sh538 million....

 2020-07-12 11:16 

News24

Covid-19: Buffalo City Municipality mourns the death of Speaker Alfred Mtsi...

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality has announced the death of Speaker Alfred Mtsi....

 2020-07-12 11:14 

Uganda Radio Network

120 Ugandan Humanitarian Workers Return From DRC, Ethiopia...

The Ugandans include the staff of the United Nations and its agencies and other non-governmental organizations in Africa....

 2020-07-12 11:08 

News24

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Roger Stone 'remains a felon'...

In Washington Post op-ed, Mueller attacks Trump ally and rejects White House claims he was out to get the US president....

 2020-07-12 11:05 

Standard Digital

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Mali-president-tries-to-calm-unrest-with-court-dissolution...

Clashes-raged-again-in-the-capital-Bamako-on-Saturday...

 2020-07-12 11:05 

Standard Digital

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Poland-votes-in-tight-presidential-election...

Trzaskowski-will-be-hoping-to-sweep-up-votes-from-Poles-who-supported-other-opposition-candidates...

 2020-07-12 11:00 

Standard Digital

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Trump-says-he-will-create-path-to-citizenship-for-Dreamers...

White-House-seemed-to-walk-back-on-Trumps-remarks-on-creating-a-path-to-citizenship-for-DACA-beneficiaries...

 2020-07-12 10:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Delay to Dispose Off Election Petitions Attributed to Shortage of Judges...

There are seven election appeal petitions whose judgements are yet to be delivered out of the 126 that were filed in 2016....

 2020-07-12 10:55 

Standard Digital

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Tunisian-families-battle-to-repatriate-children-of-jihadists...

No-specific-figures-were-available-for-the-number-of-Tunisians-currently-at-Al-Hol...

 2020-07-12 10:42 

Daily Nation

Ethiopia's Abiy faces haunting past...

Ethiopian PM's changes have been contested by ethnic groups that fear losing their influence....

 2020-07-12 10:38 

Business Live

Eskom COO sought job for relative and breached contract policy...

A payment approved by Jan Oberholzer to another contractor was also questioned by an independent counsel...

 2020-07-12 10:25 

Daily Nation

Sonko, Badi fight over city projects...

NMS reacts to post crediting Sonko with street lighting project....

 2020-07-12 10:06 

News24

OPINION | 'Don't trust me, I'm a doctor'...

Ian Glenn writes that even if information about Covid-19 pandemic comes from a doctor's mouth, we should still treat it with a healthy dose of skepticism....

 2020-07-12 10:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,025...

The cases were from 2,292 samples that were tested yesterday. Seven were from truck drivers that were picked different points of entry- Malaba, Mirama Hills and Elegu....

 2020-07-12 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Signs of hope for housing market in third quarter...

The RE/MAX National Housing Report showed that the national lockdown brought the housing market to a standstill....

 2020-07-12 09:47 

News24

PIC told to ensure Eskom viability before taking equity...

The PIC must ensure that Eskom will operate profitably before its R92 billion debt pile is converted to equity, says Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo....

 2020-07-12 09:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Activist Petitions Constitutional Court Over NSSF Monopoly...

The petition notes "imposing compulsory registration eligibility, contribution, and restrictions on employers and employees violates rights of contributors and members to free, open and democratic society..."...

 2020-07-12 09:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Ministry of Health Lifts Ban on Public Transport in Arua...

The State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, said that movement of buses, taxis and other forms of public transport except Boda Bodas, should resume operations....

 2020-07-12 09:10 

News24

'Deceitful forces of darkness' - church says armed assailants were led by a former member...

The International Pentecost Holiness Church in a statement have alleged that a hostage drama on their premises in the early hours of Saturday morning involved assailants that were allegedly led by their former member....

 2020-07-12 08:57 

Standard Digital

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Poles-vote-in-presidential-election-that-highlights-countrys-deep-divisions...

Dudas-re-election-is-crucial-if-PiS-is-to-deepen-judicial-reforms-that-the-European-Union-has-criticised-as-increasing-political-control...

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