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 2020-07-07 19:32 

News24

Evictions: Legal Resource Centre plan to take City of Cape Town to court...

The Legal Resource Centre plans to launch urgent court proceedings at the Western Cape High Court against the City of Cape Town regarding its anti-land invasion policy....

 2020-07-07 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Deutsche Bank and Google agree multi-year, strategic partnership...

Deutsche Bank said it has agreed a strategic, multi-year partnership with Google to give the German lender access to cloud services and drive innovation in technology-based financial products for clients....

 2020-07-07 19:29 

News24

Search on for runner missing on Table Mountain...

A search is currently underway for 36-year-old Ken Stephen, a runner who went missing on Table Mountain....

 2020-07-07 19:23 

News24

One person bags R343k in the Daily Lotto jackpot...

One person bagged R343 508 in the Daily Lotto jackpot....

 2020-07-07 19:15 

News24

'Hubris and willful ignorance' - Trump slammed by niece in eagerly anticipated memoir...

Donald Trump's niece describes the US president as a lying narcissist who was shaped by his domineering father, according to excerpts of her eagerly anticipated memoir....

 2020-07-07 19:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded...

Babirye's parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million....

 2020-07-07 19:07 

News24

Treasury to allocate last R45bn of virus stimulus in October...
 2020-07-07 19:06 

News24

'ISIS' warns SA: Steer clear of Mozambique conflict...

ISIS has warned South Africa that it would "open the fighting front" within South Africa's borders, should it get involved in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province....

 2020-07-07 19:01 

News24

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results....

 2020-07-07 19:00 

News24

National Truck Shutdown: Two trucks impounded in Cape Town...

Two trucks were impounded on the N7 during the National Truck Shutdown on Tuesday, according to City of Cape Town spokesperson, Maxine Bezuidenhout....

 2020-07-07 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Inclusive cabinets don't improve governance or reduce conflict...

Research on 3 916 ministers in 23 African countries shows that cabinets are representative and that leaders select members to reduce internal threats from challengers The post Inclusive cabinets don't improve governance or reduce conflict appeared fir...

 2020-07-07 18:59 

Standard Digital

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WHO-acknowledges-evidence-emerging-of-airborne-spread-of-COVID-19...

Because-those-smaller-exhaled-particles-can-linger-in-the-air-the-scientists-are-urging-WHO-to-update-its-guidance...

 2020-07-07 18:59 

Business Live

Cape Town restaurant wins Covid-19 claim against insurer...

The judgment will have far-reaching implications for other insurers facing similar claims...

 2020-07-07 18:50 

News24

Sanef concerned after Media24 announces possible title closures, staff cuts...

The South African National Editors' Forum has expressed concern following Media24's decision to consider retrenchments, closures and reduced frequencies of operations....

 2020-07-07 18:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Island Communities Oblivious of COVID-19 Control Measures...

No resident is using a facemask at Lufu and Yuwe islands, which are located between eight and 10 kilometres from the main island of Buvuma. They still meet in groups, for drink ups and other social gatherings, with no physical distancing measures and no f...

 2020-07-07 18:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Court Summons Chameleon Over Tax Evasion...

Mayanja faces two accounts of being in possession of unaccustomed goods and failure to produce documents when required to in line with the East African Community Customs Management Act of 2004....

 2020-07-07 18:43 

News24

Zim health minister sacked on fraud charges over US$60m Covid-19 equipment deal...

Health Minister Obadiah Moyo is facing charges of abuse of office related to procurement fraud involving Covid-19-related medical and personal protective equipment....

 2020-07-07 18:43 

News24

Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine...

Brazil is on the cutting edge of vaccine development with large-scale trials and the production of millions of doses on the horizon....

 2020-07-07 18:42 

Mail & Guardian

Empire and environmentalism: The legacy of a brilliant maverick, Richard Grove...

The prolific interdisciplinary scholar who worked on the periphery and challenged Eurocentrism also drew attention to the El Nio phenomenon and global warming concerns in Victorian times The post Empire and environmentalism: The legacy of a brilliant mave...

 2020-07-07 18:40 

News24

EXPLAINER | 5 things you need to know about MEC Kegakilwe who died after short Covid-19 battle...

Kegakilwe was tasked to turn around governance in the North West....

 2020-07-07 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

HSBC to cut 38% of global banking and markets jobs in France...

HSBC France seeks to cut 255 of 678 jobs in its French global banking and markets unit by end-2021 as part of a broader plan to reduce costs....

 2020-07-07 18:23 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Gun Recovered in Kakumiro...

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson identifies the firearm as an AK-47 registration Number UG- UPDF 49009707....

 2020-07-07 18:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Man Dies in Mukono Stone Quarry Accident...

Deborah Sanyu, an eyewitness said that Bukenya was crashing rocks in the quarry into smaller pieces for sale on Tuesday evening when the huge boulder rolled down and hit him on the head killing him on the spot....

 2020-07-07 18:04 

Business Live

Deutsche Bank fined $150m for compliance failures over Epstein...

The fine marks the first time a financial institution has been penalised for its dealings with the late financier and accused sex trafficker...

 2020-07-07 18:04 

Business Live

Fed official says Covid spread threatens to undermine US recovery...

Raphael Bostic says businesses and consumers are putting plans on hold amid rising infections in some states...

 2020-07-07 18:04 

Business Live

GIDEON RACHMAN: Why Hong Kong cannot be another Singapore...

Singapore relies on the good will of the outside world, while Hong Kong is a part of China...

 2020-07-07 18:00 

News24

Eastern Cape wants SIU probe into R4.8m door-to-door campaign in the province...

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to ask for a probe into alleged corruption worth R4.8 million in the OR Tambo District Municipality....

 2020-07-07 17:57 

News24

OPINION | White South Africans: We have got to get real about race...

Robyn Porteous writes that one of the reasons white people struggle to acknowledge racism is because of the way it is framed in their minds....

 2020-07-07 17:52 

News24

Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail...

Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail, their lawyers have said....

 2020-07-07 17:39 

Uganda Radio Network

EC Seeks to Delay Inmates Right to Vote...

The High Court in Kampala issued the order last month on the basis of a petition filed by lawyer Stephen Kalali who argued that the omission and exclusion of prisoners and Ugandans in the Diaspora from voting tantamount to segregation or discrimination....

 2020-07-07 17:30 

News24

Lockdown: Land occupation will not be tolerated - Sisulu...

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has said land occupations would not be tolerated....

 2020-07-07 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Omnia Holdings share price jumps more than 10% on the JSE...

Omnia Holdings share price jumps more than 10 percent on the JSE after the diversified chemicals group returned to profitability in the year to end March....

 2020-07-07 17:26 

News24

Russia detains ex-journalist on treason charges...

Russian authorities have detained a former journalist who works as an aide to the head of Russia's space agency and accused him of state treason....

 2020-07-07 17:13 

News24

Budgets cut for electricity provision to poor households as funds diverted for Covid-19 relief...

The reduction will significantly impact provision of electricity in the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Kwa-Zulu Natal - the provinces with the largest backlogs....

 2020-07-07 17:13 

Standard Digital

Kituyi not under PAC probe, National Assembly clerk says...

The Sh12 million contract awarded to Telenews Africa and Atlantic Region entailed the promotion of business opportunities in Kenya...

 2020-07-07 17:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Rider Lies Unconscious After being hit by AK-47 magazine...

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm o...

 2020-07-07 17:08 

Business Live

KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Start-ups bring augmented reality shopping home to you...

Clothing stores turn to start-ups to integrate virtual fitting rooms into sites and offer personalised selection...

 2020-07-07 17:08 

Business Live

Mogoeng's call for Hlophe's impeachment is driven by anti-Muslim bias, says his lawyer...

Lawyer's claim follows furore over chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's comments on Israel-Palestinian conflict...

 2020-07-07 17:08 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE firms for a second day despite virus worries...

Both the all share and top 40 gained on the day, but the rand weakened...

 2020-07-07 17:07 

News24

National Truck Shutdown: NatJOINTS instruct protest to be 'efficiently policed', few incidents reported...

The shutdown was sparked by "sporadic attacks" on trucks across South Africa, including social media posts calling for attacks on foreign national truck drivers....

 2020-07-07 16:52 

Uganda Radio Network

LDU Handed Life Sentence for Oyam Murder...

Thomas Jolly Opoka was found guilty for the murder of 65-year-old Francis Ogwang Munu, a resident of Amati parish in Oyam District. His colleagues Felix Okumu and Lance Corporal Geoffrey Ogwang who was the commander were convicted as accomplices to the mu...

 2020-07-07 16:48 

News24

Cele's nominee for IPID head can't be appointed yet, says Helen Suzman Foundation...

Police Minister Bheki Cele is back on the right side of the law regarding the appointment of a new head for the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, but court proceedings can prevent that this post is filled quickly....

 2020-07-07 16:34 

News24

Mbali Ntuli resumes campaign to be DA leader, promises to take party into 'bold new era'...

Former DA Youth leader and member of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature, Mbali Ntuli has announced she would be resuming her campaign to lead the embattled political party....

 2020-07-07 16:32 

News24

WATCH | SA's first Satanic church not about animal sacrifices or orgies, say co-founders...

South Africa's first Satanic Church was founded this year by Adri Norton and Riaan Swiegelaar, who believe the religion has been misrepresented and misunderstood....

 2020-07-07 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Edgars owner to sell stake in clothing chain to rival retailer...

Edcon Holdings Ltd. agreed to sell part of South African clothing chain Edgars to a private equity-backed regional rival....

 2020-07-07 16:20 

Uganda Radio Network

2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency...

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency....

 2020-07-07 16:15 

News24

North West Premier Job Mokgoro tests positive for Covid-19...

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement by his spokesperson....

 2020-07-07 16:14 

News24

Tabraiz Shamsi believes Kagiso Rabada will do a 'great job' as captain...

Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi believes fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will do a great job as captain for the upcoming Solidarity Cup....

 2020-07-07 16:13 

Business Live

MultiChoice to focus on mobile version of Showmax Pro service...

More than half the viewing hours of Showmax take place on a mobile device, according to MultiChoice...

 2020-07-07 16:13 

Business Live

Sanzaar upbeat about chance of Rugby Championship being played later in 2020...

Boss Andy Marinos says they are looking at the back-end of October, into November and probably early December...

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