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 2020-07-08 06:04 

Business Live

Asian stocks falter as new cases cast doubt over economic recovery...

Equities are mixed after increase in coronavirus cases, while oil prices ease on concern about oversupply...

 2020-07-08 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Massmart set to shed nearly 1 800 jobs at Game stores as Covid-19 hits retail...

Massmart which operates Makro, Cambridge Foods and Builders Warehouse said the planned jobs cut came after an assessment to improve efficiencies at the Game stores....

 2020-07-08 05:50 

News24

Gauteng records highest Covid-19 death toll three days running...

Gauteng is quickly becoming the epicentre of coronavirus cases in South Africa, recording the most Covid-19-related deaths for three consecutive days....

 2020-07-08 05:43 

Standard Digital

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Trump-paid-proxy-to-take-college-entrance-exam-for-him-nieces-book-says...

White-House-senior-adviser-Kellyanne-Conway-when-asked-about-the-book-on-Tuesday-told-reporters-at-the-White-House-that-it-was-a-family-matter...

 2020-07-08 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Opinion: Technical possibilities for more QE...

Following a series of articles remonstrating the SARB response to the crisis, SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago went on road shows....

 2020-07-08 05:23 

Standard Digital

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US-tops-3-million-known-infections-as-coronavirus-surges...

The-trend-has-driven-many-more-Americans-to-seek-out-COVID-19-screenings-...

 2020-07-08 05:19 

Uganda Radio Network

LDUs Rough Up Mityana LC V Chairperson, Joseph Luzige...

The First Division Spokesperson Maj. Bilal Yusuf Katamba, who also speaks for the LDUs, has confirmed the incident, saying the LDU operative has been disarmed as demanded by Luzige as they devise means of taking administrative measures....

 2020-07-08 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand surrenders its gains as consumer confidence drops to lowest in 35 years...

The rand on Tuesday surrendered gains it had made earlier in the week after weakening more than 1percent as consumer confidence plunged to a 35-year low....

 2020-07-08 04:59 

News24

'A deep scar, a great tragedy' - Weenen religious leader on pregnant mom's murder on KZN farm...

A religious leader in Weenen says the community has been left in shock following the brutal murder of a four-month pregnant mother of two....

 2020-07-08 04:36 

News24

Fear and frustration as Covid-19 grinds schools cricket to a halt...

CSA is on the verge of being forced to officially cancel all its youth weeks for 2020, sparking concern of a 'lost' group of promising players. But it might not be all doom and gloom....

 2020-07-08 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Trust-to -Trust: Trustees must identify and record trust assets...

Estate planners often set up trusts without understanding the requirement that trust assets ought to be treated separately....

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

SARAH BUITENDACH: Covid-19 reveals who your friends really are...

You might be on the same page about religion and home schooling, but what about coronavirus-related behaviour? It's an issue causing deep ructions in partnerships across the globe...

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

Lockdown day 103: Pictures of the day...

Striking Truck drivers blocked off the N1 near Kraaifontein in Cape Town over employment of foreign nationals...

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

Covid claims: Santam and insurers have 'pathetic excuses for not paying', say tourism companies...

It's a grim confirmation of the old adage that insurers take your money religiously every month, but when you really need them they find excuses in the small print not to pay...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

News24

Grey College SGB acted beyond statutory authority when it stripped principal's duties, SCA rules...

Grey College Secondary's School Governing Body acted beyond its authority when it stripped the principal Deon Scheepers of most of his powers....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Media24 tried to avoid job losses as print media is hard hit by Covid-19 pandemic...

Naspers's Media24 said on Tuesday that it planned to retrench more than 500 people and close some of its magazines as the Covid-19 pandemic hits its operations....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Media24 to retrench more than 500 employees as print media hard hit by Covid-19...

Naspers's Media24 said on Tuesday that it planned to retrench more than 500 people and close some of its magazines as the Covid-19 pandemic hits its operations....

 2020-07-08 03:50 

News24

OPINION | Finding the middle ground in the statue debate...

There is a need to find a middle ground when it comes to the statue debate, argues Motsaathebe Serekoane and Francis Petersen ....

 2020-07-08 03:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Food Prices Drop in Nakapiripirit District...

Unlike, other districts of Karamoja, Nakapiripirit experiences two planting seasons in a year. Farmers in the district mainly grow beans, maize, cassava and other crops while most districts in Karamoja majorly grow sorghum....

 2020-07-08 03:19 

Business Live

CARTOON: Covid-19 overload...

Wednesday, July 8 2020...

 2020-07-08 03:10 

News24

WATCH | 'I'm not scared of losing my life' - meet some of Gauteng's 'heroes' on Covid-19 frontline...

The Gauteng Department of Health has honoured healthcare workers, who have displayed high levels of excellence in innovation and leadership....

 2020-07-08 03:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Fisheries Unit Struggles to Eradicate Monofilament Nets...

The use of monofilament nets was banned as part of the measures to prevent depletion of stocks arising from the collection of immature fish and other water species....

 2020-07-08 03:08 

Business Report (IOL)

Chinese premier stresses people's well-being, advancing reform, innovation...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the importance of ensuring people's well-being and advancing reform and innovation to boost development....

 2020-07-08 03:08 

Business Report (IOL)

Chinese premier stresses people's well-being and advancing innovation...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the importance of ensuring people's well-being and advancing reform and innovation to boost development....

 2020-07-08 03:01 

News24

Private healthcare sector pleads for financial help from medical schemes...

Private healthcare practitioners are feeling the impact of Covid-19 on their practices....

 2020-07-08 03:00 

News24

OPINION | Dear Old Mutual, Allan Gray: We need to talk about transformation...

The financial services sector has had ample time to effect transformation but has chosen not to, says Polo Leteka-Radebe....

 2020-07-08 02:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Relatives Could be Asked to Donate Blood for Loved Ones if Shortage Persists...

The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month ...

 2020-07-08 02:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Busia District Leaders Halt Enforcement of Face Mask Use...

The border district received 305,000 face masks for distribution as part of a government declaration calling for the mandatory wearing of masks to safeguard communities against COVID-19. But the masks were not enough to cover the people fall within the br...

 2020-07-08 01:50 

Uganda Radio Network

HIV Response Is Still Failing Children- Byanyima...

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has observed that Year after year, the bold target of eliminating new HIV infections among children is being missed and children are dying needlessly from AIDS-related illnesses, even though simple and cheap treat...

 2020-07-07 21:45 

Business Live

RMB boss warns of flatlining economy...

We can grow the economy and reduce government debt, says James Formby...

 2020-07-07 21:45 

Business Live

Eskom overpaid Stefanutti Stocks JV and ABB by R1bn each, report finds...

The utility has provided a progress report on ongoing investigations into the contractors...

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kituyi not under PAC probe, clerk now says...

Kituyi is currently the countrys top-ranking official in the UN system....

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Probe on Mathira MP ropes in late Nyeri governor...

The investigators are also grilling officials that served during Gachaguas reign...

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Shock as mother plunges children, herself into river...

Luckily, one of the children survived to tell the story....

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Postmortem on Athi River children inconclusive...

He revealed that the two children did not have any visible body injuries or any broken bones....

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Pair opted for games in isolation to crush fear...

And soon, Kirui said, it was all stories and play, a situation that bred close ties and sisterhood within the isolation wards....

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Rugby stars contest rape charge, out on cash bail...

To her recollection, she said, Wanyama offered her a soft drink, which she drank. That was the last thing she remembered....

 2020-07-07 21:00 

Standard Digital

Uhuru pledges to support Malawi president...

Uhuru expressed his confidence in Chakwera, saying he has no doubt that he will see Malawi soar higher regionally and globally....

 2020-07-07 20:50 

Business Live

African economies could shrink 3.4% in 2020 due to Covid-19, says AfDB...

The number of people living in extreme poverty could increase to 463-million as job losses rise...

 2020-07-07 20:50 

Business Live

Market data — July 7 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-07-07 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Starting a business in your 20s, consider these money management tips...

Starting a business is not easy, especially as a young person, with limited access to information and resources....

 2020-07-07 20:18 

News24

eNCA loses another staffer to Covid-19...

eNCA graphic designer Michael Wilson has died after being admitted to hospital last week with Covid-19 related symptoms, according to a statement by eMedia Investments....

 2020-07-07 20:03 

News24

Court rules against insurer in Covid-19 claim case - but does it set a precedent?...

Now that the Western Cape High Court has ordered Guardrisk to pay a Cape Town restaurant's claim, will other insurers start paying up?...

 2020-07-07 19:57 

News24

Home affairs dept's budget cut of R562m will have 'minimal effect' on performance...

The Department of Home Affairs and the Electoral Commission of South Africa will have their budgets slashed, but neither expects it to affect the core of their work....

 2020-07-07 19:55 

News24

Covid-19: Two Mpumalanga police stations temporarily close after positive tests...

Two police stations in Mpumalanga - Trichardt and Hartebeeskop - have temporarily closed after staff members tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-07-07 19:54 

Business Live

Australia places Melbourne under new Covid-19 lockdown...

Authorities reimpose a six-week lockdown to contain a second wave of infections in the city...

 2020-07-07 19:54 

News24

5 cases of Covid-19 reported at traffic stations in North West...

Five cases of Covid-19 have been reported at various traffic stations in the North West....

 2020-07-07 19:47 

News24

Eskom names contractors in R4 billion Kusile overpayment...

The development of the coal-fired facility has been marred by massive cost overruns and delays....

 2020-07-07 19:45 

News24

US formally starts its withdrawal from WHO...

President Donald Trump has formally started the withdrawal of the US from the World Health Organisation....

 2020-07-07 19:44 

Mail & Guardian

New August 31 deadline for the last learners to return to school...

In an amendment published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday, the basic education minister has made further changes to the school return dates for different grades The post New August 31 deadline for the last learners to return to school appeared first ...

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