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 2022-08-08 04:20 

Uganda Radio Network

One Held Over Murder of Catechist's Wife...

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West police spokesperson explains that around 9:30 pm on August 5th, 2022 while having dinner with her family, Kabasomi received a phone call from an unidentified person....

 2022-08-08 04:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Why Uganda is a Constant Factor in Kenya's Polls...

Uganda is Kenya's biggest trading partner with trade volumes of almost 4 trillion Uganda Shillings with almost half being Kenyan exports to Uganda. Uganda also provides a quarter of the business at Kenya's Mombasa Port, on top of being the country...

 2022-08-08 03:41 

Business Live

Transnet looks to private sector to help build new port in Northern Cape...

Transnet wants the new port at Boegoebaai in the Northern Cape to be operational by 2026...

 2022-08-08 03:41 

Business Live

Study sheds light on Covid-19's long-term effects...

Comprehensive report shows one in eight people had lingering symptoms...

 2022-08-08 03:41 

Business Live

Suspension of punitive anti-dumping duties a blow to poultry master plan...

Potentially disastrous effects of free inflow of dumped chicken leave small farmers at risk...

 2022-08-08 03:41 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Strained power transmission network sure to cause sparks...

SA will start running out of time to solve the looming problem by the time sufficient generation capacity comes on grid...

 2022-08-08 03:41 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: Fighting for SA's fibre pie...

Companies will do what they can to increase market share in what is considered to still be a largely untapped market...

 2022-08-07 21:59 

Business Live

Berkshire Hathaway posts $43.8bn second-quarter loss...

Warren Buffett's conglomerate hit by market turmoil...

 2022-08-07 21:59 

Business Live

Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad agree to midnight truce in Gaza...

Cairo-mediated truce comes after three days of violence which left at least 43 people dead...

 2022-08-07 21:02 

Business Live

Senate passes landmark climate and healthcare bill...

Vote is a major victory for President Joe Biden and Democrats ahead of November midterms...

 2022-08-07 20:28 

Standard Digital

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Polio fears rise in New York amid possible community spread...

So far, only one person has tested positive for polio — an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County who suffered paralysis....

 2022-08-07 20:05 

Business Live

LETTER: Holocaust atrocities do not justify Israel's attacks on Palestinians...

Propagandists need to sort out Israeli atrocities against Palestinians before they deign to teach the ANC anything about human rights...

 2022-08-07 20:05 

Business Live

Gauteng premier Makhura says illegal miners are an 'armed force'...

The Hawks, the Special Task Force, the National Intervention Unit and the Tactical Response Team will be deployed to the West Rand, says Gauteng premier David Makhura....

 2022-08-07 19:08 

Business Live

LETTER: SA wrong to condemn Israel over Gaza attacks...

Not one word has been said by the SA government to condemn war crimes by Palestinian Islamic Jihad...

 2022-08-07 18:10 

Business Live

ANC to unveil new KZN premier...

Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday...

 2022-08-07 18:10 

Business Live

IAN BREMMER: Pelosi's trip exposes Taiwan dilemmas...

Fallout from the US speaker's provocative visit has only just begun...

 2022-08-07 17:51 

News24

Gauteng Premier Makhura calls for 'armed branches of the state' to 'deal with zama zamas'...

"We need to organise all the security capacity of our democratic state to respond in a way we have not done before. Our country is ungovernable. The criminals have taken over," Gauteng Premier David Makhura has told Kagiso residents....

 2022-08-07 17:37 

Business Report (IOL)

Women's specific needs for financial education...
 2022-08-07 17:14 

Business Live

Paul Peter probably cannot believe he is joining SA legends...

Trainer will be joining Terrance Millard, Syd Laird and Mike de Kock when accepting the championship trophy...

 2022-08-07 17:14 

Business Live

SIMON WOLFE: Sovereign wealth funds bring the honey to bear markets...

Funds in the Middle East and Norway are awash with cash and opportunities as the economic downturn hits hard...

 2022-08-07 17:14 

Business Live

Higher import duties expected to lift potato prices...

Effect on struggling households expected to be short term, according to agricultural economist...

 2022-08-07 17:12 

News24

PICS | 'He's lucky to be alive': Meet Marvin, the abandoned giraffe, fighting to get on his feet...

A suspected prematurely born baby giraffe was discovered by a group of people on an excursion at Harties Horse Trail Safaris at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve in the North West....

 2022-08-07 16:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Qualifies for Beach Soccer Afcon After Ejecting Comoros...

The 4-3 win in the return leg means that the Sand Cranes qualify on a 9-5 aggregate. Uganda secured an early advantage with a 5-2 win against Comoros last month....

 2022-08-07 16:25 

Uganda Radio Network

King Oyo Concludes 10-Day Rwenzori Expedition...

The expedition sought to draw attention to the impact of climate change, and the significant role of environmental conservation and promotion of the Rwenzori Mountains as a unique adventure tourism attraction....

 2022-08-07 16:17 

Business Live

Air services council suspends Mango Airlines' licences...

The airline has been in business rescue since July 2021...

 2022-08-07 16:17 

Business Live

HEIN MARAIS: A universal basic income has become unavoidable...

Policies are wedded to a double fiction, that paid work will soon be available to those who seek it and the work will bring security and comfort...

 2022-08-07 16:17 

Business Live

Government expects Vulindlela reforms to drive energy and rail boom...

The reforms under way will attract much private investment, says minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele...

 2022-08-07 16:17 

Business Live

Nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine is 'real risk', IAEA says...

Catastrophe 'miraculously avoided', plant's operator says, after Russian shells landed near spent nuclear fuel, 'but miracles can't last forever'...

 2022-08-07 15:44 

News24

Council suspends Mango's air service licences, rescue practitioner finds it 'strange'...

The Air Services Licensing Council has suspended two air services licences issued to low-cost airline Mango....

 2022-08-07 15:20 

Business Live

Small retail centres tops during lockdown, analysts say...

These malls traded largely at close to full floor space capacity during the hard rules, says Belinda Clur...

 2022-08-07 15:20 

Business Live

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: US secretary of state visiting SA amid renewed US-China tension...

This week will also see the launch of a new plan to fix potholes on the country's roads...

 2022-08-07 15:20 

Business Live

GAVIN RICH: Kiwis lack quality that has turned them and Boks around — honesty...

Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal...

 2022-08-07 15:13 

News24

Kurt-Lee Arendse impresses despite red card: 'He'll play a lot of Tests for Boks'...

Springbok wing Kurt-Lee Arendse may have ruled himself out of next week's second Test against the All Blacks in Ellis Park, but he's already earned himself a permanency card from coach Jacques Nienaber....

 2022-08-07 14:23 

Business Live

TINOTENDA MTEMERI: Sleepy railways, a sector at crossroads and the just transition...

Understandably, SA's touted transition to renewable energy, seemingly at the expense of coal, is creating angst...

 2022-08-07 14:23 

Business Live

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Mine, factory data to reveal second quarter performance...

Mining output and manufacturing data will provide insight on underlying health of the economy's production side...

 2022-08-07 13:24 

News24

Boy, 16, arrested after losing control of car, hitting pedestrian...

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after he lost control of a vehicle he was driving and slamming into a pedestrian who was on his way home from work....

 2022-08-07 13:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Church Must Speak 'Confidently and Courageously' On Science in Changing World...

The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, told bishops from 165 countries gathered at the Lambeth Conference that the world will see the 'greatest changes in science and technology ever seen in human history over the coming decades....

 2022-08-07 13:02 

News24

Car makers struck by disaster were losing out on govt incentives. That has since changed...

An incentive scheme aimed at growing the local auto industry did not consider the impact disasters can have on production. Now, government has filled a gap in legislation....

 2022-08-07 12:51 

News24

Springboks close ranking gap on France, Ireland as All Blacks reach new low...

Following their emphatic 26-10 demolition of New Zealand on Saturday in Mbombela, the Springboks will remain in the third position in the World Rugby rankings....

 2022-08-07 12:46 

News24

Faf fitness doubt for Springboks after concussion injury...

South Africa scrumhalf Faf de Klerk and wing Kurt-Lee Arendse were due to have medical assessments on Sunday after both suffered head injuries during a 26-10 win over New Zealand in the opening Rugby Championship match....

 2022-08-07 12:32 

Uganda Radio Network

EAC Dispatches Observation Teams to The Field Ahead of Kenyan Polls...

The Head of the EAC-Election Observation Mission headquarters in Nairobi, Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, says that the observers had undergone training over the past five days to enable them to undertake their responsibilities as International Observers and as...

 2022-08-07 11:56 

News24

Cop rearrested for alleged assault of girlfriend while out on bail for rape, attempted murder...

A police constable out on bail on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping, and rape has been arrested again this time for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend....

 2022-08-07 11:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Environment Minister Calls for Fresh Debate on Kaveera Ban...

Sam Cheptoris, the Minister of Water and Environment said the ban has become complicated for the Ministry to implement despite the existing legal frameworks such as the National Environment Bill, 2017, thus requiring renewed debate in the House....

 2022-08-07 11:27 

News24

Western Cape gears up to pilot solar PV technician skills programme...

The pilot skills programme for solar PV technicians will be rolled out at technical colleges across the country....

 2022-08-07 11:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Akokoro Residents Demand UPDF Withdrawal from Maruzi Ranch...

The soldiers were deployed in 2018 to evict illegal encroachers from Maruzi ranch in Apac District. The Ranch established in 1968 between Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties in Apac District, covers 64 square miles (40,960 acres) across 11 villages, with 1,536...

 2022-08-07 10:51 

News24

Jeremy Mansfield reveals terminal cancer diagnosis...

Jeremy Mansfield has revealed that he has terminal cancer and that he's now looking to have "as much fun in the time I have left"....

 2022-08-07 10:43 

News24

Nelspruit's spine-tingling SA anthem moves Springboks: 'You could hear the passion'...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was left spellbound by the overwhelming support they received at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday as they beat the All Blacks at home for the first time since 2014....

 2022-08-07 10:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Otafiire Bothered by Robberies by 'Men in Uniform'...

Such incidents have been reported along the Kampala-Gulu highway, especially at Migadde, Matugga and Kiryowa villages and the Kampala-Masaka road in the areas of Kyengera, Maya and Nsangi....

 2022-08-07 09:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Relief Food Delays Irk Karamoja Leaders...

Research shows that most of the households in the region have depleted their essential livelihood assets, including consuming seed stocks to cope with the situation partly brought about by the erratic effects of a changing climate. Children in the region ...

 2022-08-07 09:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Half of Mothers in Kiryangdongo Not Exclusively Breastfeeding-Report...

The annual food security and nutrition survey conducted between March and April this year reveals that only 58.2 per cent of mothers in host communities exclusively breastfeed their children while 41.8 per cent don't....

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