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 2022-08-08 11:18 

Business Live

Amazon to buy vacuum cleaner-maker IRobot for $1.65bn...

Internet giant's offer of $61 a share for the Massachusetts-based company represents a premium of 22%...

 2022-08-08 11:17 

Business Live

Oil lingers near multi-month lows on demand worries...

Lingering concerns about demand weakening on the back of a darkened economic outlook outweighed some positive economic data from China and the US...

 2022-08-08 11:17 

Business Live

LETTER: Cadre deployment does not equal BEE...

The SA workforce should look like the people who live in the country, not an enclave of a sensitive minority...

 2022-08-08 11:17 

Business Live

Putin bans oil companies, banks from exiting Russia...

International companies have been pulling out of Russia on the concern of being seen as supporting the Russian economy during the war in Ukraine...

 2022-08-08 10:59 

Mail & Guardian

How the 'Afternoon Angels' of Gugulethu protect children from homelessness and hunger...

Meet the women in Cape Town's largest township who open their homes to children who have nowhere else to go after school The post How the 'Afternoon Angels' of Gugulethu protect children from homelessness and hunger appeared first on The Mail ...

 2022-08-08 10:56 

News24

SA next stop on Lewis Hamilton's African holiday? 'I'm surrounded by so much beauty'...

Formula One legend Lewis Hamilton is in Africa, enjoying a break from what has been a difficult season so far....

 2022-08-08 10:42 

News24

'Representation of women matters' - Ramaphosa says strides made for equality, but more must be done...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says strides have been made in achieving gender equality, but that more needs to be done to fight gender-based violence....

 2022-08-08 10:21 

Business Live

WANDILE SIHLOBO: Zambia's maize decline won't cause a shortage in the region...

African countries should review their limits on growing and importing genetically modified maize....

 2022-08-08 10:21 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: ANC KZN nominates finance MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube as Zikalala replacement...

KZN finance MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube will replace Sihle Zikalala as premier, making her the first woman premier for the province...

 2022-08-08 10:20 

Business Live

Chipmakers' message for carmakers: Your turn to pay...

It is a U-turn for automakers, who had previously relied on suppliers or their suppliers to source semiconductors...

 2022-08-08 10:20 

Business Live

Emerging Eastern Europe nations to suffer if euro weakens...

Hungarian forint, Polish zloty and Czech koruna are seen as especially vulnerable to wavering demand from the single-currency area...

 2022-08-08 10:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Hunger Forcing HIV Patients in Otuke to Abandon ARVs...

Most of the affected persons are the elderly, children and Persons living with HIV and AIDS, many of whom have now abandoned the regimen that is used to slow the rate at which HIV multiplies in the body. The treatment which prevents HIV from replicating a...

 2022-08-08 10:15 

Uganda Radio Network

Party Leaning Independents Worry NRM Leaders in Busongora By-Election...

Chris Baryomunsi, the NRM party vice chairperson for Western Region says independents become extremely disruptive in the previous elections, that if there are legitimate concerns then they need to be addressed without rapturing the party....

 2022-08-08 10:09 

News24

How Bok scrumhalf stayed in the zone against All Blacks: 'Needed to stick to what works for me'...

Springbok scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse didn't imagine he'd be called onto the field after only 40 seconds, but the halfback was in the zone for the All Black Test in Mbombela....

 2022-08-08 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Promote agriculture so that more women are landholders and not labourers...

The inequality is reflected in the statistics: 60% to 80% of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are women but only 15% to 20% have rights over the land The post Promote agriculture so that more women are landholders and not labourers appeared first...

 2022-08-08 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

One movie, two takes: Good luck to you, Leo Grande...

Brave, entertaining and hopeful, this British sex comedy-drama delivers 97 very well-spent minutes The post One movie, two takes: Good luck to you, Leo Grande appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-08 09:57 

The New Humanitarian

Drought: We know what to do, why don't we do it?...

The drought alarm was rung early, but the response (again) has still been too little, too late....

 2022-08-08 09:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Switching Off Counterfeit Phones not Immediate -UCC...

Fighting counterfeit electronic gadgets is a global campaign, and it is estimated that phone manufacturers lost up to 48 billion dollars to fake phones, when they sold 184 million devices fewer in 2015, according to the European Union Intellectual Propert...

 2022-08-08 09:33 

Business Report (IOL)

An industry first: Cell C launches free load-shedding data bundles...
 2022-08-08 09:23 

Business Live

OneLogix flags profit fall as costs and protests bite...

Profits could fall as much as three quarters amid a sluggish economic environment in which it is difficult to recover costs, the logistics group says...

 2022-08-08 09:23 

Business Live

US corporate bond investors don't think the troubled run is over, survey shows...

Tighter monetary policy is the biggest risk facing the corporate-debt market, MLIV Pulse survey shows...

 2022-08-08 09:23 

Business Report (IOL)

New critical work skills added by the government you should know about...
 2022-08-08 09:20 

News24

'Fire will be met with fire': Cops send special reinforcements to combat Krugersdorp illegal miners...

Police Minister Bheki Cele says reinforcements will be sent to West Village in Krugersdorp, Gauteng to help fight illegal miners accused of terrorising residents....

 2022-08-08 09:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Trustees of security sector provident fund abused their powers, FSCA finds...
 2022-08-08 09:13 

Business Report (IOL)

Another year without a salary raise? Negotiate these things at least...
 2022-08-08 09:12 

News24

Mass shootings not a new problem in SA, but they're on the rise - experts...

As South Africans reel in anger and shock after a recent spate of mass shootings in public spaces, experts say mass shootings are an old ongoing phenomenon, but acknowledge that incidents are on the rise....

 2022-08-08 09:12 

News24

Why is the Aids conference still being held in Global North? AU expert laments double standards...

Researchers have found that 96% of global health conferences happen in high- or middle-income countries. Less than four in 10 attendees at these gatherings are from poorer nations that have the highest burden of disease....

 2022-08-08 09:10 

Business Report (IOL)

Financial markets remain nervous but is there a light in the tunnel?...
 2022-08-08 09:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitooro Taxi Park Contractor Ordered to Correct Defects...

Minister Kania is optimistic that the ongoing projects like the 2 kms Kampala Road, Lugard Avenue (0.123 kms), Auxillary Lane(0.387 kms) and 0.13 kms Market Street and the newly commissioned projects will be completed without major defects....

 2022-08-08 09:07 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: 'My awful odour is keeping me from being able to work'...
 2022-08-08 09:00 

Mail & Guardian

South Africa to brace itself for new VW Golf 8 R and Tiguan R...

The Tiguan R arrives in October but you'll just need to exercise a bit of patience for the Golf 8 R, which arrives in early 2023 The post South Africa to brace itself for new VW Golf 8 R and Tiguan R appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-08 08:33 

News24

Cyril Ramaphosa | GBV remains biggest obstacle towards achieving meaningful gender equality...

As we work as a collective to rid society of gender-based violence, we should not diminish the progress we have made in building a non-sexist society, writes Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2022-08-08 08:30 

Mail & Guardian

Former Man Utd star Giggs goes on trial for assault...

The 48-year-old, who until recently served as coach of Wale, has pleaded not guilty to the charges, which carry a maximum jail term of five years The post Former Man Utd star Giggs goes on trial for assault appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-08 08:28 

News24

Prince William announces new initiative in support of rangers across Africa...

Prince William is highlighting a new support network for those on the frontline against poaching following the death of South African park ranger Anton Mzimba....

 2022-08-08 08:27 

Business Live

Hong Kong cuts hotel quarantine to three days...

The move is aimed at reducing the impact from quarantine on the financial hub's economic activities and connection with the world...

 2022-08-08 08:26 

Business Live

Datatec picks up UK consultant Q Associates...

The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, will boost the ICT group's footprint in higher education and state-security...

 2022-08-08 08:26 

Business Live

ECB climate policies may push firms to change behaviour, Natixis says...

The ECB plans to rejig its corporate bond portfolio to favour issuers that pollute less....

 2022-08-08 08:25 

Standard Digital

Several people feared dead in Machakos road crash...

Several people are feared dead after a 14-seater-matatu crashed at Maanzoni, Mombasa Road on Monday, August 8....

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Fears As Displaced Persons Return to Lake Kyoga Shores...

Betty Nanyange, the Secretary for Health in the Lwampanga town council, says that after waiting for a long time without help from the government, several residents have returned to their old ramshackle buildings because they couldn't afford to rent or...

 2022-08-08 07:48 

Business Report (IOL)

AngloGold's interim profit falls but says it is on track to meet its full-year guidance...
 2022-08-08 07:37 

Business Report (IOL)

Lessons from Capitec bank downtime...
 2022-08-08 07:29 

Business Live

SoftBank posts record $23.4bn loss...

A selloff in global tech stocks continues to hammer its Vision Fund's portfolio of investments...

 2022-08-08 07:10 

News24

'I don't want to count officers on the ground, but illegal miners' - Cele vows 'hard' response...

There were hints of the controversial shoot-to-kill rhetoric from Police Minister Bheki Cele on Sunday when he addressed angry Kagiso residents....

 2022-08-08 07:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Commonwealth Games 2022: Nanyondo Finishes Sixth in 1500m Final...

She posted a time of 4:05.68 while the race winner Laura Muir from Scotland posted 4:02.75 minutes....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Mail & Guardian

US secretary of state Antony Blinken's visit aims to reset relations with South Africa...

Given South Africa's leadership role, it's an ideal location for the Secretary to deliver a speech announcing and describing the US strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa The post US secretary of state Antony Blinken's visit aims to reset relation...

 2022-08-08 06:54 

News24

Ashleigh Buhai makes history at Muirfield, becomes second SA woman to win a golf major...

South African golfer Ashleigh Buhai has sealed her maiden major title with a four playoff hole win at the Women's Open at Muirfield in Scotland....

 2022-08-08 06:52 

Mail & Guardian

Metalworkers' union saga revives investment company row...

The leader of the South African Federation of Trade Unions has warned that 'business unionism' would set the labour movement on 'the road to hell' The post Metalworkers' union saga revives investment company row appeared first on The M...

 2022-08-08 06:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Over 500 People Pitch Camp at LRRH for Free Eye Treatment...

Mohammed Nawaz Ateeq, the President of the Pakistan Community in Lira, says that the eye camp is part of the cooperation and Social Responsibility to the community of Lango that has for long supported their business....

 2022-08-08 06:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Financial Constraints Frustrating Music Festival in Karamoja primary schools...

George Odongo, the Karamoja Regional Chairperson of Music, Dance, and Drama competition, says that although the schools managed to make it to the regional level, he is skeptical about their participation in the National competition due to inadequate fundi...

 2022-08-08 06:32 

Business Live

GHALEB CACHALIA: Politics and patronage: race and reality, square pegs in round holes...

What is clear is that we need to grow the economy so everyone benefits....

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