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 2020-02-24 17:03 

Business Live

LETTER: Chickens have come home to roost in boilers of Medupi and Kusile...

It's time for vested interests and incompetence to be exposed at Eskom's cost-inflated projects...

 2020-02-24 16:57 

News24

Eight things Premier David Makhura must address ahead of Gauteng's SOPA, according to DA...

The DA gives Gauteng Premier David Makhura a list of eight issues to address ahead of his State of the Province Address. One is to secure his own source of energy to mitigate against load shedding....

 2020-02-24 16:52 

Business Report (IOL)

PIC Inquiry report clears ex-CEO Dan Matjila, black-owned companies...

Business Report can reveal that the report made no adverse findings against Matjila, Sekunjalo chairperson Dr Iqbal Surv and his companies....

 2020-02-24 16:49 

Uganda Radio Network

UPC Party Launches Nationwide Census Ahead of 2021 Election...

The faction has been in court battling the legal standing the "allied NRM UPC" of jimmy James Michael Akena since 2015....

 2020-02-24 16:30 

News24

Bus passengers from Italy blocked in France in coronavirus scare...

A bus that arrived in the French city of Lyon from Milan in Italy was sealed off for several hours on Monday after the driver showed symptoms of possible coronavirus infection, security sources say....

 2020-02-24 16:30 

News24

'Several injured' as car rams Germany carnival procession...

Several people have been injured after a car drove into a carnival procession in central Germany, police say, adding that the driver has been arrested....

 2020-02-24 16:30 

News24

Nigeria probes video showing manatee dragged down street...

Nigeria's environment ministry has ordered an investigation into a video showing an endangered manatee being dragged along a street after the images of the captured sea mammal sparked outrage from conservationists....

 2020-02-24 16:30 

Standard Digital

Italian sport in quarantine over coronavirus outbreak...

The surge in the number of new coronavirus cases in Italy hit sporting events on Sunday, notably top flight football with four Serie A matches postpon...

 2020-02-24 16:24 

News24

Judgment soon in bail application of woman accused of mum's murder for R80K...

A 39-year-old woman is set to soon find out whether she gets bail for allegedly plotting to murder her mother for an R80 000 life insurance payout....

 2020-02-24 16:22 

The New Humanitarian

In the news: Coronavirus cases surge outside China...

Iran's neighbours shut their borders as Covid-19 reaches new countries in the Middle East. But closures can also push migrants to underground networks....

 2020-02-24 16:18 

News24

One more year for Zondo commission and no more extensions - High Court...

Judge Wendy Hughes of the Gauteng High Court, sitting in Pretoria, granted the commission its final extension on Monday, citing that "further extensions would not be warranted"....

 2020-02-24 16:08 

Business Live

Boeing uses downtime to clean up Max factory problems...

Shutdown hands aircraft maker the chance to turn its worst crisis into an industrial opportunity...

 2020-02-24 16:08 

Business Live

NEIL MANTHORP: The women's game in cricket is now close to the tipping point...

It is different to the men's game, so any comparisons are trite and irrelevant...

 2020-02-24 16:08 

Business Live

Lobby group formed to put pressure on Compensation Fund...

Newly constituted Injured Workers Action Group is appealing to the government and the Compensation Fund to resolve non-payment of claims...

 2020-02-24 16:08 

Business Live

LETTER: How to revitalise ageing infrastructure...

Public infrastructure projects must stand or fall on their economic viability...

 2020-02-24 16:00 

Standard Digital

Ighalo kicked off university pitch after students fail to recognise him...

Odion Ighalo 'kicked off university pitch because they didn't recognise Man Utd new boy'The January loan signing saw his personal training session i...

 2020-02-24 15:59 

Daily Nation

Rwandese Nsabimana takes Safari Tour lead...

He posted an impressive three under par 68 in Monday's second round....

 2020-02-24 15:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Funding Deterring Roll Out of Ebola Test Kit- Prof. Ibingira...

Prof. Charles Ibingira, the Principal of the school told journalists on Monday morning that they are only waiting for funding from government to roll out the kit after receiving approval from World Health Organisation last year....

 2020-02-24 15:30 

Daily Nation

What if Africa's future isn't in manufacturing after all?...

There is growing concern that Africa with its marginal manufacturing capabilities might never replicate the Asian miracle....

 2020-02-24 15:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report...

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to up...

 2020-02-24 15:29 

News24

EFF condemns 'opportunistic' media coverage of Malema's stayed arrest warrant...

The EFF slams reporting on the stayed warrant of arrest for its leader Julius Malema as being "opportunistic", saying his non-appearance in court is part of an agreement with the magistrate and prosecutor....

 2020-02-24 15:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Chaos Rocks Kampala as Police Vehicle Knocks People Power Supporter...

The deceased's sister, Prossy Namaganda says Nabukenya was returning from Mukono-Seeta when she was knocked. "She called in the morning and notified me that I should pack for her some people power clothes, which she was to wear before joining her ...

 2020-02-24 15:20 

Daily Nation

Erick Kabendera pleads guilty to money laundering charge, fined Sh100m...

Court fines him TZS100 million in money laundering case....

 2020-02-24 15:18 

News24

Omotoso trial: 'Baby who are you?' - First witness details how she was recruited at a church crusade...

The first witness in the re-trial of rape accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso has taken the stand in the Eastern Cape High Court and painted a picture of how she first caught his attention....

 2020-02-24 15:15 

Daily Nation

Race for Olympiad slots hots up...

Eleven men and 11 ladies are in the race for the top five positions in each category....

 2020-02-24 15:13 

Business Live

Juul halts sales in Indonesia after outcry over teenage e-cigarette ads...

The firm retreat from the world's fourth most populous nation is a major setback for its profit plans...

 2020-02-24 15:13 

Business Live

Check those Arctic oil and gas licences, Greenpeace asks Norwegian court...

Decision is likely to determine whether oil firms can continue to search for hydrocarbons off northern Norway...

 2020-02-24 15:13 

Business Live

An ode to the enduring attraction of red bottoms...

The Paris building that inspired Louboutin to exhibit his work...

 2020-02-24 15:13 

Business Live

The 'five Ds' of the EFF strategy, and 'democracy' isn't one of them...

The EFF's puerile behaviour has exposed the shallowness of its claims to be the ideological inheritors of a 'black consciousness' tradition, writes Ebrahim Fakir...

 2020-02-24 15:13 

Business Live

Pitso Mosimane ponders his starting line-up against Al Ahly...

Wary coach has several players facing late fitness tests as Sundowns prepare for the formidable Egyptian team...

 2020-02-24 15:10 

Daily Nation

Arrest warrant issued for SA opposition leader Julius Malema...

This concerns a case on the firing of a firearm at a political rally in 2018....

 2020-02-24 15:08 

Uganda Radio Network

AG Unearthes Eight Plots Illegally Curved from Bukalasa Agricultural College Land...

The plots were discovered during the field verification of the school land by the Office of the Auditor General. In his 2018/19 financial year audit report, the Auditor General, John FS Muwanga explains that further subdivision of Bukalasa Agricultural Co...

 2020-02-24 15:07 

Standard Digital

Messi and Ronaldo could both end careers at the same club...

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could both end careers at David Beckham's Inter MiamiEXCLUSIVE: Minnesota United boss David Beckham has backed Da...

 2020-02-24 15:00 

News24

Togo leader hails vote win as opposition urges 'resistance'...

Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe has hailed a crushing election victory that gave him a fourth term in office, as his main rival insisted he had won and called on people to "defend" their votes....

 2020-02-24 15:00 

News24

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief...

UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a "call to action" on Monday against rising attacks on human rights, highlighting the persecution of minorities and "alarming levels of femicide"....

 2020-02-24 15:00 

News24

Trump hails 'exceptional' Modi at huge India rally...

US President Donald Trump got a rapturous and romantic welcome to India on Monday, addressing a huge rally and holding hands with his wife at the Taj Mahal, in a maiden official visit big on photo opportunities but short on concrete results....

 2020-02-24 14:57 

News24

Rameez Patel waits to stand trial for mum's murder after he gets new lawyers...

Double murder accused Rameez Patel must wait until next month to stand trial for the alleged murder of his mother in Nirvana, Polokwane....

 2020-02-24 14:57 

Business Report (IOL)

Naked customers can now insure standalone items...

Naked has announced that customers can now purchase cover for single items straight from its app....

 2020-02-24 14:56 

Daily Nation

Real defender in court for traffic offences...

He was subsequently found to be without a valid licence....

 2020-02-24 14:48 

News24

Soweto man to appear in court for allegedly beating child, 4, to death with a belt...

A 57-year-old Soweto man is set to appear in court for allegedly beating his four-year-old daughter to death with a belt....

 2020-02-24 14:35 

Standard Digital

'Racism has won,' says Chelsea defender Rudiger...

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says "racism has won" and that he had been......

 2020-02-24 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Business Stalls in Ndeeba as Police Engage People Power Supporters...

Police blocked access to part of the road that leads to the hotel, which ignited people power supporters. They started shouting at police questioning why it was blocking their meeting yet it was happening indoors like police has always ordered....

 2020-02-24 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

NEPI Rockcastle achieves targeted results in competitive market...

Distributable earnings were 6.6 percent higher than 2018 (52.86c), slightly above previously issued guidance of 6.5 percent....

 2020-02-24 14:27 

News24

Miner dies at Harmony Gold's Kusaslethu mine...

A miner has died at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, in a scraper winch incident, the company said on Monday....

 2020-02-24 14:18 

Business Live

Mboweni has little wiggle room for wrangling our fiscal fiasco...

Raising VAT is politically expensive, cutting grants is socially disastrous, and defaulting on payments is economically unsound...

 2020-02-24 14:18 

Business Live

Chiefs coach has derby jitters after Highlands defeat...

Amakhosi need to put in a strong showing against Pirates after their Nedbank Cup last-16 loss...

 2020-02-24 14:18 

Business Live

Milan in virtual lockdown as Italy reacts to coronavirus...

Italian stocks and bonds tumble as worry mounts that the spread of the virus may push the economy into recession...

 2020-02-24 14:17 

Business Report (IOL)

Hunger may see millions of migrants moving across SADC borders...

Forty-five million people in 14 southern African countries are facing food insecurity that could trigger mass movements to wealthier economies....

 2020-02-24 14:13 

Daily Nation

A band aid approach to peace will not save South Sudan...

This peace deal gives South Sudan a rare opportunity of entrenching justice and equality for true and sustainable peace....

 2020-02-24 14:05 

The New Humanitarian

Searching for the nexus: The meme edition...

Making aid better, one meme at a time....

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