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 2020-04-06 10:49 

Standard Digital

Scangroup parent company unveils cost-cutting measures...

Scangroup parent company WPP has announced a number of measures to keep up with the effects of coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

Standard Digital

Doctor warns against wearing gloves at supermarkets for protection of coronavirus...

An Indian surgeon, who posts as Dr Karan Raj on social media, posted a video to 'explain why you don't need to wear gloves when you go out'...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

Standard Digital

True leadership does not endanger others...

Can one still consider himself a leader when he demonstrates utter disinterest in the welfare of those he purports to lead?...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

Standard Digital

Virtual meeting platforms record double growth...

About 73 million meetings took place in March and well over 22 million meetings per week in the last two weeks, Sri Srinivasan added....

 2020-04-06 10:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Gulu Residents Brutalized by Gangs Under Cover of COVID-19 Curfew...

Residents of Gulu say that a number of them have fallen victim to antics of gangs that waylay them around Cemetery Road, Tank Road, School Road and Commercial Road in Pece Division as well as Alolokolum Road around the industrial area in Layibi Division. ...

 2020-04-06 10:42 

News24

Healthcare practitioner at KZN hospital tests positive for Covid-19...

The Hibiscus Hospital in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, has taken extra precautions against Covid-19 after one of its healthcare practitioners tested positive for the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Business Live

ALLAN GREENBLO: Ground has shifted for SA retirement funds...

Covid-19 and the recent ratings downgrades deal a double blow to retirement funds...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Business Live

Moody's leaves MTN's rating unchanged...

This comes after SA's sovereign rating was downgraded to junk status in March...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Business Live

Lockdown: Latest coronavirus numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rises to 1,655, an increase of 70 from the previous day...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Business Live

Oil falls as Russia and Saudi Arabia delay output cut meeting...

Opec+ is expected to now meet on Thursday to discuss cutting production by 10% of world supply to deal with the price crisis...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Business Live

Covid-19 lockdown is old hat for Myanmar's former political prisoners...

Pro-democracy activist Bo Kyi was one of thousands jailed, spending eight years behind bars in the 1990s...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Mining Company Rio Tinto Withdrawing From Uganda...

Sipa Resources said in a statement dated March 30, 2020 that "holding costs for the company's Uganda project have also been significantly reduced whilst a new partner is sought following Rio Tinto's withdrawal from the Farm-in and Joint Ventur...

 2020-04-06 10:33 

Business Report (IOL)

Ramaphosa moots debt relief as he calls for Covid-19 aid for Africa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa called on financial institutions and developed nations to help shore up African economies....

 2020-04-06 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Woolworths warns of likely 20% profit fall...

South African retailer Woolworths expects profit for the 52 weeks to June 28 to fall more than 20%....

 2020-04-06 10:27 

Daily Nation

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that...

They will, however, be eligible for a spot in 2021's marathon....

 2020-04-06 10:24 

Daily Nation

MUTISYA: The Covid-19 storm will pass...

It is difficult, during uncertain times, to believe that we were born for a time like this....

 2020-04-06 10:24 

Daily Nation

MUTISYA: The Covid-19 storm will pass...

It is difficult, during uncertain times, to believe that we were born for a time like this....

 2020-04-06 10:16 

Daily Nation

Fifa postpones FKF, Amina meeting...

It is subject to the situation with the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 10:13 

Mail & Guardian

Digital equality: South Africa still has a long way to go...

The lifeline subsidy may enable those who are already connected through smart devices to use data more optimally to enjoy the benefits of being connected, but it does not assist with bringing the 50% of South African's who are offline, online The post...

 2020-04-06 10:05 

Daily Nation

DPP wants Kilifi DG Saburi held at Manyani Prison...

His lawyer claims that the DG has neither tested positive for Covid-19 nor infected anyone....

 2020-04-06 10:03 

Daily Nation

Fiji Rugby players, staff take pay cut...

The union said staffers were also being told to use their accrued leave,...

 2020-04-06 10:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Celebrating First Palm Sunday in Lockdown Was Gloom-Bishop Serverus Jjumba...

After his consecration and inauguration in July last year, Monsignor Serverus Jjumba says he was eager to fully celebrate his first Palm Sunday feast as a Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese....

 2020-04-06 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Few bright lights on otherwise dismal stock markets...

The first quarter of 2020 will be remembered as one of the worst in the history of global markets....

 2020-04-06 09:58 

Daily Nation

Bayern Munich to resume training...

"It goes without saying that all hygiene regulations will be strictly observed."...

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

Medical experts worried about single-mother families...

Size of the single mother family is bulging and with it, medical experts say, is the number of children at risk of poor health...

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

Woolworths warns of likely 20 per cent profit fall...

It also saw sales slump in its Australian and New Zealand businesses, namely clothing outlets Country Road and David Jones....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

Co-Operative Bank donates Sh100m to combat spread of Covid-19...

Co-Operative Bank has donated Sh100 million towards Emergency Fund to beef up State's preparedness in fighting the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

India closes its railways for the first time in 167 years over Covid-19...

The railway network is the world's fourth-largest rail operator...

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

You can report unruly landlords to the rent tribunal...

For tenants, life after the pandemic will not be a walk in the park....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

Standard Digital

Thank social media for privilege of anonymity...

Until the allure of social media relevance teases them out. Being on social media is like being part of a shouting mob in pitch darkness....

 2020-04-06 09:53 

Daily Nation

French club doctor commits suicide after coronavirus diagnosis...

"Not just the club but also hundreds of men and women in Reims."...

 2020-04-06 09:51 

News24

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon...

Seven people have been killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group, attacked a village in Cameroon....

 2020-04-06 09:49 

News24

FAKE NEWS | No, Covid-19 testing kits are not contaminated...

A fake video claiming that Covid-19 testing kits are possibly contaminated, has been condemned by the Eastern Cape Department of Health....

 2020-04-06 09:43 

Standard Digital

Beware of thugs posing as multi-agency teams tracing Covid-19 cases...

Police have warned of thugs masquerading as part of multi-agency teams coordinating activities of the coronavirus pandemic fight in the country....

 2020-04-06 09:40 

Business Live

WATCH: Leadership in the time of coronavirus...

Prof Nick Binedell of from Gibs talks to Business Day TV about what future generations will say about leadership during the pandemic...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

Business Live

Abandoned to die alone at home — how virus claims scores in Italy as doctors shun home visits...

Lack of primary health care is proving just as costly because medics cannot or will not make home visits, doctors say...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

Business Live

Auction delays could affect going-concern status, Gemfields says...

The group generates about 90% of its revenue from auctions, and these may be delayed until the fourth quarter of 2020...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

Business Live

JSE gains as global mood lifts...

Investors comforted by declining new deaths in some countries...

 2020-04-06 09:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined...

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district....

 2020-04-06 09:26 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19: Pension boards may assist financially distressed employers and employees...

When the suspension or reduction of contributions is lifted, employees may be required to make good on past contributions that were not paid....

 2020-04-06 09:18 

Daily Nation

Storm brewing at Lake Victoria North Water agency...

Duo moves to court seeking sacking of Lake Victoria North Water agency chairman....

 2020-04-06 09:16 

Daily Nation

Jack Ma signals more coronavirus supplies for Kenya, other countries...

The Chinese billionaire has, once again, come to the aid of Africa with a second batch of donations....

 2020-04-06 09:10 

News24

US navy captain fired for voicing coronavirus concern tests positive - report...

The US naval commander whose widely publicized plea for help for his coronavirus-affected crew led to his dismissal has reportedly himself tested positive for the disease....

 2020-04-06 09:09 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Butchers, Abattoir Operators in Mbale Feel Pinch of Lock Down...

Muhammad Ntunda, the Assistant Manager of Mbale Regional Abattoir, says that the lock down has drastically reduced sells of meat in the abattoir....

 2020-04-06 09:05 

Standard Digital

Rugby players arrested for breaching virus isolation...

Fiji rugby players have been arrested for ignoring the Pacific nation's coronavirus self-isolation rules...

 2020-04-06 09:00 

News24

Coronavirus wrap | Hope in Europe as curve drops, Johnson in charge of UK from hospital, and Apple to produce face shields...

Keeping you up to date on the latest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) news from around the world....

 2020-04-06 08:59 

Standard Digital

Involve young people in fight on coronavirus...

The Covid-19 pandemic is the glaring rampant global health crisis of our time....

 2020-04-06 08:59 

Standard Digital

Living with Spina Bifida: I function different, and it's OK...

Spina Bifida is a condition where the spine is not fully covered by the vertebral bones and is usually detected at birth....

 2020-04-06 08:59 

Standard Digital

Ask a doctor: Could I be allergic to my partner's semen?...

I am looking to experiment sexually and want to try anal sex. Can it give me hemorrhoids?...

 2020-04-06 08:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects...

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal ...

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