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 2020-03-31 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Netcare removes its 2020 earnings guidance...

Netcare has decided to remove its earnings guidance for the year to end September due to uncertainty around the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-31 12:26 

Standard Digital

Covid-19: Not a curse...

Is nature fighting back? Maybe. But how much of that can you control? Very little. I miss hugging my friends. We all do....

 2020-03-31 12:24 

News24

SAHRC reminds army, police of 'fundamental human rights' during lockdown...

The South African Human Rights Commission says law enforcement must be reminded that the fundamental human rights of everyone in South Africa remain intact during the nationwide lockdown....

 2020-03-31 12:21 

Standard Digital

Robbers steal electronics, liquor from Zipporah Kittony’s hotel after partying for hours : The Standard...

Robbers spent over eight hours enjoying free beer and wine at Sirwo Resort in Sibanga owned by former nominated senator Zipporah Kittony...

 2020-03-31 12:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases are Low Risk - Epidemiologists...

According to health officials, the infection trends as of now means Uganda might not record any deaths associated with the disease. This they say is a good thing because the country can treat and handle the disease....

 2020-03-31 12:12 

News24

Millions of Nigerians enter lockdown as Africa tries to halt virus...

More than 20 million Nigerians on Monday went into lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 12:07 

News24

WATCH LIVE | Lockdown day 5: Ministers to provide update on intervention measures...

Members representing the Covid-19 National Command Council will on Tuesday update the nation on the status of the 21-day lockdown in South Africa....

 2020-03-31 12:06 

News24

WATCH | Sandton SPCA pleads for help to continue its work during Covid-19 lockdown...

The SPCA in Sandton has had to cancel at least three fundraising events following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the nation would be under lockdown for 21 days....

 2020-03-31 12:03 

News24

KZN call centre CEO arrested for allegedly making employees work during lockdown...

The CEO of a popular Umhlanga call centre has been arrested after a large number of his employees were allegedly made to work during the national lockdown....

 2020-03-31 12:00 

Standard Digital

For point guard Akinyi, it's one step at a time...

The 25-year-old averaged 22 points per match last year in the Division One league...

 2020-03-31 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

What does life after lockdown look like for business?...

With the 21-day nationwide lockdown in place, the full effects will now ripple through all sectors and industries at least until the end of this year....

 2020-03-31 11:59 

Business Report (IOL)

The impact of coronavirus and self-isolation on the tech industry...

'Do not touch' is probably the most important precautionary three words given the current global situation due to the Covid-19 aka Coronavirus pandemic that we face. The impact on every economy, industry and aspect of our lives is being re-calcula...

 2020-03-31 11:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Girl, 12, dies of coronavirus in Europe...

A 12-year-old girl is believed to be the youngest person to die in Europe after contracting coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 11:49 

Uganda Radio Network

RDC Halts Collection of Revenue...

Edward George Onya Akonopesa says that while residents have resorted to selling their animals like goats and cattle at home, they are being ordered to pay taxes, which is illegal....

 2020-03-31 11:47 

News24

WATCH | Two Free State healthcare workers injured after police fire rubber bullets to disperse protesters...

Two healthcare workers at Bongani Regional Hospital in Welkom, Free State, have been injured after police opened fire with rubber bullets on a group protesting about transportation issues at the facility....

 2020-03-31 11:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Courts Close Following President's Directive on Corona Virus Prevention...

Electoral Commission lawyer, Eric Sabiiti said he got information about the adjournment at night when he had reached Masaka from his upcountry home. Clients who turned up at the Anti-Corruption Court were also stranded as the registry was locked with no j...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

Business Live

Ban on virtual consults with new patients dangerous, doctors say...

Unlike the rest of the world, SA will not allow medical doctors to use telemedicine for new patients during the Covid-19 pandemic...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

Business Live

Pubs and restaurants contravene lockdown rules...

The CIPC says certain companies not designated essential services have either fraudulently or negligently applied for such status...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

Business Live

Cosatu's unions declare dispute over salary increases...

This was after the unions rejected public service minister Senzo Mchunu's revised offer of a 4.4% pay increase...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

Business Live

Oil firms as Trump and Putin confab behind Saudi's back...

The two presidents have agreed to talks on energy market stabilisation as demand plummets...

 2020-03-31 11:31 

Standard Digital

Hotels suspend operations...

According to the group's chair Dicky Evans, keeping the staff and guests safe following the COVID-19 pandemic will be a top priority....

 2020-03-31 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sanlam reserves R760m for Covid-19...

Financial services group Sanlam yesterday flagged that it had coronavirus (Covid-19) reserves of R760 million to fight the pandemic....

 2020-03-31 11:29 

News24

Warrants of arrest for Doctors Beale and Munshi, but stayed until next appearance...

The case against two doctors accused of culpable homicide, Peter Beale and Abdulhay Munshi, has been postponed 29 May....

 2020-03-31 11:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Lira Residents Flock Markets...

By 9 am, both village and town dwellers were seen in different parts of the town struggling to wash their hands which is a mandatory step to get access to buy food....

 2020-03-31 11:14 

News24

WATCH | Cape Town elderly desperately wait hours for grant money...

A group of pensioners grew increasingly frustrated as they waited hours for their Sassa grants in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town. Watch....

 2020-03-31 11:12 

Standard Digital

Covid-19: Senate resumes sittings, allows only 28 young lawmakers in...

The Senate will resume its sittings on Tuesday (today) afternoon with coronavirus menace forming part of its agenda....

 2020-03-31 10:55 

News24

Lockdown: Langa man shot dead after police threatened with knife during chase - IPID...

A man has been shot dead by police after he allegedly charged at officers with a knife during a chase through Langa in Cape Town during the lockdown, IPID says....

 2020-03-31 10:53 

The New Humanitarian

A strange new world? Not really...

Talk of uncertainty, isolation, and war is hard to avoid thanks to the coronavirus. But we've been here before....

 2020-03-31 10:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

A daughter learns in voicemails that coronavirus has killed her mother...

Her 85-year-old mother was being housed in a care home...

 2020-03-31 10:47 

Mail & Guardian

LIVESTREAM: National command council updates the nation...

Ministers representing the the Covid-19 national command council are scheduled to update the nation on the status of the 21-day lockdown. The post LIVESTREAM: National command council updates the nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-31 10:44 

Business Live

PETER BRUCE: Can Cyril change the ANC's tune amid Moody's blues?...

Ramaphosa has to move ahead or get out of the way. Reform has to come or we all crumble, rich and poor, big companies and small...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

Business Live

Harmony cuts gold output to a quarter during lockdown...

SA's largest source of domestic gold shuts its nine underground mines and reduces output during the three-week Covid-19 lockdown...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

Business Live

US warehouse and delivery staff warn of stoppage over Covid-19...

Amazon and Instacart workers demand better safety measures and threaten a 'sick-out'...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

Business Live

WATCH: Why Moody's downgraded SA to junk...

Business Day editor Lukanyo Mnyanda, Intellidex's Peter Attard Montalto and economist Duma Gqubule talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — oil and BAT...

Gary Booysen from RandSwiss and Ricus Reeders from PSG Wealth talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-03-31 10:41 

Daily Nation

Tanzania man succumbs to Covid-19 in first virus death...

Minister says man had other ailments....

 2020-03-31 10:36 

Standard Digital

Tech firms expand access to free e-books during Coronavirus lockdown...

Browser provider Opera and international non-profit Worldreader are expanding access to e-books for children and students...

 2020-03-31 10:36 

Standard Digital

State can do more on coronavirus fight...

Government deserves commendation for coming up with monetary and fiscal packages to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy...

 2020-03-31 10:36 

Standard Digital

The New "Normal": A food and travel buff's corona experience...

The games the coronavirus disease is playing on us....

 2020-03-31 10:36 

Standard Digital

Tanzania confirms its first coronavirus death, health minister says...

Tanzania confirmed its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, health minister Ummy Mwalimu said in a statement....

 2020-03-31 10:32 

News24

Coronavirus: Gift of the Givers' drive-thru testing sites up, but you must meet the criteria...

Gift of the Givers is starting its drive-thru Covid-19 testing at four sites, but it is only for people who are referred by a doctor and who meet the criteria....

 2020-03-31 10:32 

Daily Nation

Senators and staff aged over 58 told to work from home...

Selected Senators will have to wash their hands before entering chamber....

 2020-03-31 10:31 

The New Humanitarian

The home front: How international aid workers are fighting COVID-19 in Italy...

Bringing skills and experience from global crises, Italian NGOs and aid workers have a new frontline role. This time, though, it's back home....

 2020-03-31 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FirstRand establishes R100m Pandemic Intervention Relief Effort...

FirstRand yesterday established a R100m SA Pandemic Intervention and Relief Effort fund to assist the government,...

 2020-03-31 10:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Private Hospitals Resort to Slashing Services...

At International Hospital Kampala and Mengo hospital, for instance, one is not allowed to disembark from their car before being sanitized and their temperature taken. At Nsambya hospital a tent has been erected where every visitor is supposed to wash thei...

 2020-03-31 10:14 

Daily Nation

Mwanahalima's Swedish move back on track...

Chege said they have since cleared the hurdles....

 2020-03-31 10:06 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Ex-Syrian vice president Khaddam dies in France-source close to him...

Khaddam died at 5 a.m. (0300 GMT) of a heart attack....

 2020-03-31 10:05 

Daily Nation

Scenarios for a potential return of the Premier League...

Declaring the season over could trigger legal action from a host of clubs....

 2020-03-31 10:01 

Daily Nation

Rugby Australia lays off 75 percent of staff...

Other executives and remaining staff have been offered salary reductions of up to 30 percent....

 2020-03-31 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19: Redirect consumption from the rich to the poor to avert a humanitarian crisis...

South Africa doesn't need a fiscal stimulus but rather a distributive fix through policies that will protect vulnerable households The post Covid-19: Redirect consumption from the rich to the poor to avert a humanitarian crisis appeared first on The M...

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