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

 2020-07-12 08:56 

Standard Digital

ODM leaders warn locals against ignoring Covid-19 containment measures...

Leaders accuse Nyanza governors of doing very little to put in place measures t combat the virus...

 2020-07-12 08:47 

Business Live

Trump finally wears a mask, but signals it may be a once-off...

Trump has reportedly told aides that wearing a mask would make him look weak...

 2020-07-12 08:37 

Business Report (IOL)

Bidvest McCarthy employees plan to strike over 'unjust' job cuts...

The workers are accusing the company of using Covid-19 as an "excuse" to get rid of employees....

 2020-07-12 08:37 

News24

Covid-19: Four more police stations closed for decontamination...

Four more police stations have been temporarily closed for decontamination in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19....

 2020-07-12 08:33 

News24

SAFA says PSL will not resume before August...

SAFA acting CEO Tebogo Motlanthe has criticised the PSL for thinking the league will resume next weekend, explaining that August is more realistic....

 2020-07-12 08:22 

News24

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

Mali's embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders were arrested....

 2020-07-12 08:18 

Uganda Radio Network

NOTU Opposes Planned Demonstration Against NSSF...

A concerned citizen Gideon Tugume wrote a letter to NSSF MD, Richard Byarugaba on July 9th, saying members will demonstrate at the NSSF branches across the country until each member is given a bailout of shillings 5 million to survive during the Covid-19 ...

 2020-07-12 08:15 

Standard Digital

Boy, 8, falls to death from balcony in Nairobi...

Master Andy Rawlins Waudo was playing on the balcony of their house when he fell down injuring himself on Saturday evening....

 2020-07-12 08:05 

News24

Eskom COO breached policy on contract, sought job for relative...

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares and asked a subordinate to find a job for his brother-in-law....

 2020-07-12 08:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Eastern Uganda Districts Lacking Ambulance Services...

Jonathan Wangis, the Mbale district Health Officer says that the absence of ambulances at both the regional hospital and the district health Center IVs has grappled emergency health services in the region....

 2020-07-12 08:01 

Daily Nation

Detectives arrest two terror suspects...

Assorted explosives, detonators, safety fuses and boosters seized....

 2020-07-12 07:40 

Standard Digital

Boy, 8, dies after falling from balcony in city estate...

Waudo was rushed to Kemrif hospital within Lucky Summer Estate where he was pronounced dead on arrival...

 2020-07-12 07:30 

Standard Digital

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The-towns-museum-had-a-printing-press-so-it-was-put-to-use-to-make-10000-worth-of-bills-on-wooden-rectangles-each-nominally-worth-25...

 2020-07-12 07:26 

Daily Nation

When rats 'ate' pyrethrin worth Sh2.4bn...

Kenya, which was the leading pyrethrum exporter, left the industry to die....

 2020-07-12 07:19 

News24

Mmusi Maimane | Decision to reopen schools needs to reconsidered...

The real possibility exists that pupils will not complete the 2020 curriculum by the end of the year, writes Mmusi Maimane ....

 2020-07-12 07:17 

Standard Digital

Two terror suspects arrested with explosives in Kapseret...

Explosives, detonators, detonating cords, safety fuses and boosters recovered during the operation....

 2020-07-12 07:16 

News24

WATCH | Isolated and overwhelmed: Prison official nearing retirement talks about his Covid-19 fight...

An emotional Edmund Felix spoke to News24 about his journey after contracting Covid-19. The correctional services official who works at the Warmbokkeveld Correctional Facility, attributed his recovery to his strong faith....

 2020-07-12 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Pan African Resources expects to be debt-free within the next 12 months...

Pan African Resources expects to be debt-free within the next 12 months on the back of the record gold price....

 2020-07-12 06:57 

Business Live

With 13,497 new cases SA is propelled into global top 10 for Covid-19 infections...

SA has 264,184 confirmed cases of Covid-19, the tenth highest number of infections globally....

 2020-07-12 06:54 

Business Report (IOL)

South African cement industry at rock bottom...

The cement and construction industry has almost halved in capacity since last year....

 2020-07-12 06:53 

News24

Conflicting visions emerge for South Africa's post-virus revival...

SA is awash with plans on what's needed for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and power shortages. What's missing is consensus on which proposals to implement....

 2020-07-12 06:40 

Standard Digital

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Health-care-workers-face-difficulties-keeping-the-outbreak-under-control-as-many-people-that-know-they-are-infected-dont-observe-containment-measures...

 2020-07-12 06:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't to Deliver Second Phase of Study Materials...

Muyingo said that the government is determined to ensure that learners continue with studies because the ministry is not sure when schools will re-open....

 2020-07-12 06:12 

News24

Covid-19: Are SA's district hospitals government's coronavirus blindspot?...

SA's district hospitals are likely the first line of defence when it comes to treating Covid-19 patients, but they are under-resourced and cannot treat critically ill patients....

 2020-07-12 05:43 

Standard Digital

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 2020-07-12 05:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Disperse Supporters of Arua Central Division MP Aspirant...

The more than 50 supporters who were carrying posters of Atima and President Museveni were intercepted by police as they approached near the Central Police Station....

 2020-07-12 05:22 

Standard Digital

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Trump-on-Saturday-painted-Stone-as-a-victim-and-lashed-out-against-Democratic-presumptive-presidential-nominee-Joe-Biden-and-former-President-Obama...

 2020-07-12 05:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Gunmen Kidnap Ugandan in Kabale...

Levy Byomuhangi, a resident of Rugarama village in Nyinamuronzi ward, Katuna was arrested by gunmen dressed in Rwandan army uniform at Mushenyi village, Karuhanga parish, Rubaya Sub County, about 20 metres away from Uganda-Rwanda border....

 2020-07-12 05:18 

News24

FEEL GOOD | #HeroesWearMasks: NGO aims to distribute 18.5m masks to poorer communities...

The aim of of the organisation's campaign is to normalise and drive fabric mask use accross South Africa to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission....

 2020-07-12 05:06 

News24

'We're hanging on for dear life' - Khayelitsha Cookies refuses to crumble due to Covid-19...

Almost 100 women in Cape Town who bake goods for Khayelitsha Cookies may lose their breadwinner status as the effect of the lockdown takes its toll....

 2020-07-12 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Visa reaches 1 billion tokens globally and over 100 million in CEMEA...

Visa token service hits major milestone signifying the growth of digital commerce everywhere...

 2020-07-12 05:00 

Standard Digital

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 2020-07-12 04:59 

Daily Nation

US posts 66,528 new virus cases...

The death toll stood at 134,729....

 2020-07-12 04:50 

News24

Trump finally dons mask as US sets new virus case record...

President Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time on Saturday as the US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, while Disney World reopened in a state hit hard by the pandemic....

 2020-07-12 04:01 

News24

John Matisson | Has Trump finally met his match?...

US President Donald Trump has met his match in epidemiologist Dr Anthony Fauci, writes John Matisonn ....

 2020-07-12 04:00 

News24

OPINION | Eskom should start with a cost overrun review at Medupi and Kusile...

Cost overruns must be far better understood at Medupi and Kusile - especially when it comes to naming the contractors and managers involved, says Ronnie Siphika....

 2020-07-12 03:59 

News24

INFOGRAPHICS | Gauteng's done more Covid-19 tests than any province - is that why it has more cases?...

Gauteng has become the new Covid-19 hotspot in recent weeks, overtaking the Western Cape. Is it simply because the province has tested more people for coronavirus?...

 2020-07-12 03:43 

Daily Nation

Trump finally wears a face mask...

White House experts have recommended wearing face coverings in public....

 2020-07-11 22:39 

Business Live

Live sports kicks streaming in Africa into new territory...

Showmax has a clear run at winning over viewers looking for an alternative to high-priced satellite TV...

 2020-07-11 22:39 

Business Live

'Urgent' stamp on B4SA plan...

Umbrella body releases blueprint for recovery that requires quick state action...

 2020-07-11 22:39 

Business Live

How to . work successfully from home...

Create a space where you can sit comfortably and productively — invest in an office chair if you can...

 2020-07-11 22:39 

Business Live

Breaking Eskom's chokehold...

SA needs to change the way it favours the utility over electricity consumers...

 2020-07-11 22:39 

Business Live

Smaller creditors not happy as vote on SAA rescue deal looms...

Even if all creditors vote in favour of a revised business rescue plan it is still unclear where the funding for its implementation will come from...

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