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 2020-07-03 12:59 

News24

Turkey trial of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder begins in absentia...

Twenty Saudi suspects including two former aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey....

 2020-07-03 12:51 

Mail & Guardian

Cryptic Crossword 239 July 3...

Your weekly challenge awaits The post Cryptic Crossword 239 July 3 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 12:50 

Mail & Guardian

Cartoon: Carlos on respect for the law...

It appears that those tasked with enforcing the law don't know it. The post Cartoon: Carlos on respect for the law appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 12:42 

Standard Digital

800 vulnerable children to benefit from Sh900,000 NGO fund...

will also distribute coronavirus preventive equipment which included handwashing tanks, bars of soap and face masks...

 2020-07-03 12:32 

Business Live

No more bailouts for SAA, which must close down, Treasury says...

This stance is in direct conflict with the view of public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and the ANC...

 2020-07-03 12:32 

Business Live

JSE static as investors digest increasing virus numbers...

Positive economic data was outweighed by Covid-19 numbers, especially in the US, which may lead to new lockdown measures globally...

 2020-07-03 12:32 

Business Live

PODCAST | Economic news of the week: This is why state relief is not reaching SMEs...

Guy Hosking, CFO at Retail Capital, looks at the SA economy through the lens of small business and its lack of liquidity...

 2020-07-03 12:32 

Business Live

Gauteng's biggest labour centre shut down after Covid-19 cases...

The closures could lead to further delays in the processing of applications for Ters, which the UIF administers...

 2020-07-03 12:15 

News24

IPID probes death of cop killed in alleged accidental shooting...

The Independent Police Investigative Police Directorate is investigating the death of a police officer who was allegedly accidentally shot by a colleague....

 2020-07-03 12:05 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN-warns-COVID-19-could-wipe-out-gains-in-equality-for-women-at-work...

An-estimated-40-of-women-employed-globally-work-in-hard-hit-sectors-such-as-hospitality-and-retail...

 2020-07-03 12:04 

News24

JUST IN | Tobacco group lodges leave to appeal ruling that kept cigarettes banned...

Last month High Court in Pretoria dismissed FITA's initial challenge to overturn the ban on the sale of tobacco and cigarettes....

 2020-07-03 12:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Ceremonial Discharges Seek to Fight Stigma for Recovered COVID-19 Patients...

While the disease hasn't claimed a life in Uganda, Moriku says there's always a fear of the uncertainty involved with the disease as lessons learnt from elsewhere show that it can easily progress into critical and death. She said that while the ph...

 2020-07-03 12:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Fort Portal Residents Block Road Over Poor State...

The residents argue that the road has become a health hazard with a lot of dust and blocked trenches....

 2020-07-03 12:01 

Mail & Guardian

Demolition of hope in Hangberg...

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders The post Demolition of hope in Hangberg appeared firs...

 2020-07-03 12:01 

Mail & Guardian

Demolition of hope in Hangberg...

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders The post Demolition of hope in Hangberg appeared firs...

 2020-07-03 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Deterioration in SA's factory activity slows in June as lockdown eases -PMI...

South African private sector activity shrank much less quickly in June, after a record pace of contraction the month before....

 2020-07-03 11:58 

News24

Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robbery...

Sizanani, an organisation in Soweto that supports destitute children, has been robbed of around R50 000 worth of food, computers and other goods....

 2020-07-03 11:55 

Business Report (IOL)

National Treasury warns of debt spiral...

National Treasury warned MPs that failure to arrest SA's debt trajectory would see borrowing costs consume almost a third of the budget....

 2020-07-03 11:37 

Business Live

Did Mogoeng Mogoeng's comments breach judicial code?...

The chief justice's statements display his commitment to the impartial resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict, writes Mark Oppenheimer...

 2020-07-03 11:36 

Business Live

The week in pictures...

Covid-19 continues to stalk the planet, even as encouraging economic data emerges from around the world...

 2020-07-03 11:36 

Business Live

Workers return to AB InBev in London with strict new rules in place...

The beer giant worked with social norms experts to refurbish its offices, providing a window into what to expect from big companies elsewhere...

 2020-07-03 11:36 

Business Live

The rand is muted but market optimism remains intact...

The rand was little changed but supported by strong global economic data, which largely ignored the rise in Covid-19 cases...

 2020-07-03 11:28 

News24

NHLS fires courier company for risking human life by losing Covid-19 samples...

The courier company that lost a cargo of Covid-19 samples in transit on the N2 in the Eastern Cape has been fired for negligence and risking human life....

 2020-07-03 11:27 

Mail & Guardian

Only three grades to return to school on Monday...

Only grades six, 11 and R will return to school as expected, with the rest to be phased in later in the month The post Only three grades to return to school on Monday appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 11:27 

Mail & Guardian

Only three grades to return to school on Monday...

Only grades six, 11 and R will return to school as expected, with the rest to be phased in later in the month The post Only three grades to return to school on Monday appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-03 11:26 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

French-PM-Philippe-resigns-as-Macron-readies-reshuffle...

Questions-over-Philippes-job-have-swirled-since-mid-June-when-Macron-declared-he-wanted-to-reinvent-his-presidency...

 2020-07-03 11:18 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Im-a-young-Black-man-who-used-to-oppose-Black-Lives-Matter...

The-BlackLivesMatter-movement-opened-my-eyes-to-the-extent-of-anti-Black-racism-in-the-United-States-today...

 2020-07-03 11:04 

News24

Coronavirus mortality in Italy is highest among poor, study shows...

Poor Italians are significantly more likely to die of the coronavirus than higher-income groups, says study....

 2020-07-03 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

As virus cases surge, South Africa's commercial hub adds beds...

South Africa's Gauteng province, which includes the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, will add more than 2,000 hospital beds this month....

 2020-07-03 10:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Lugbara Cultural Insititution Premier Cautions Subjects Against Selling Land in Arua City...

Tuku said that according to the Lugbara culture, the land is not sold to make money for personal use because it belongs to family and community....

 2020-07-03 10:47 

News24

WATCH | Vietnam opens world's first 'gold-plated hotel'...

There's five-star bling on offer at Vietnam's Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, which claims to be the world's first gold-plated hotel....

 2020-07-03 10:41 

Business Live

World shares near four-month high, ignoring Covid-19...

Chinese shares charged to their highest level in five years, as European markets stalling took some traders by surprise...

 2020-07-03 10:41 

Business Live

LETTER: Ministers change, plan must remain...

The problem is that every time there's a new transport minister, a new plan is hatched...

 2020-07-03 10:41 

Business Live

Private-sector business conditions improved in June...

But the latest IHS Markit SA purchasing managers' index remains in negative terrain...

 2020-07-03 10:40 

Standard Digital

Three men to serve 30 years in jail for murder...

Mahigara, 46, told the court that he was innocent in the matter and was framed by some people who did not wish him well....

 2020-07-03 10:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Repatriated Indians Test Positive for COVID-19...

The two Indians are part of nine confirmed cases that were registered yesterday. They are residents in the country and they were among a bigger group of 187 people that arrived in the country from Mumbai, India. According to the health ministry, the two w...

 2020-07-03 10:36 

News24

Naked eviction: Cape Town mayor claims 'to some extent it was a staged act'...

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato claims that a man, who was evicted from his shack while naked and wrestled to the ground, removed his clothes as a tactic to make the City of Cape Town look bad....

 2020-07-03 10:32 

News24

WATCH | 'YOU are the champions!' - Somerset West locals show show frontline healthcare workers love...

Two small, but vocal, crowds gave hospital staff a surprise welcome as they arrived to begin their long shifts....

 2020-07-03 10:27 

News24

New Zealand mosque shooter sentencing to begin on 24 August...

Brenton Tarrant pleaded guilty earlier this year to killing 51 Muslim worshipers in the city of Christchurch....

 2020-07-03 10:27 

News24

Unisa ruling 'enormous victory for Afrikaans' - AfriForum...

Lobby group AfriForum says a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling that Afrikaans be reinstated as a language of instruction at Unisa is a huge victory....

 2020-07-03 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

District COVID-19 Quarantine Centers to be Closed over Poor Management...

A total of 291 are expected to arrive today from the United Arab Emirates and 150 others will come from India on Saturday. Some of these will occupy the public quarantine centers, Mugahi says and promises a good service although he notes that while the re...

 2020-07-03 10:00 

News24

OPINION | Improper planning, poor execution: Why we are facing a Covid-19 storm...

Professor Alex van den Heever writes that the government could have been in control of the Covid-19 pandemic, but chose not to be and has instead squandered resources, leaving options limited....

 2020-07-03 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Power price threatens key sectors of economy...

Nersa warned South Africa was on a path of de-industrialisation as current electricity price increases were not sustainable both for consumers and suppliers....

 2020-07-03 09:54 

News24

Sierra Leone doctors treating Covid-19 patients launch strike...

Healthcare workers take action over unpaid bonuses, misuse of funds and lack of resources....

 2020-07-03 09:51 

Mail & Guardian

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised...

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector The post Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised a...

 2020-07-03 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Bugoye Health Centre III Experiencing Low ARV Supplies As Patient Numbers Soar...

Jimmy Muzigiti, the Health Assistant in-charge of Public health at the facility attributes the shortage of the drugs to the high number of new patients that have opted to receive drugs from the facility during the lockdown....

 2020-07-03 09:49 

News24

WATCH | Bulelani Qolani seeks justice, neighbours team up to rebuild his shack after dragging...

Neighbours of Khayelitsha's Bulelani Qolani rebuilt his shack for him so that he would not have to sleep in the wet veld....

 2020-07-03 09:46 

Business Live

Wine to lift your spirits...

What to drink (and decorate with) now...

 2020-07-03 09:46 

Business Live

Macron asks French government to resign for 'fresh start'...

Emmanuel Macron says France needs a 'new path' based around economic, social and environmental reconstruction...

 2020-07-03 09:46 

Business Live

Oil slides on virus fears, but Brent crude heads for weekly gain...

Oil falls below $43 a barrel on concerns new coronavirus cases will slow demand...

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