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 2020-02-24 06:07 

Standard Digital

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Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears...

A surge of infections outside mainland China triggered steep falls in Asian share markets and Wall Street stock futures as investors fled....

 2020-02-24 06:07 

Mail & Guardian

Coronavirus reaction: Sinophobia with Western characteristics...

Western media has racialised the coronavirus outbreak, leading to increased Sinophobia in several countries. Such dehumanisation of a race has no place in functioning democracies The post Coronavirus reaction: Sinophobia with Western characteristics appea...

 2020-02-24 06:06 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

'No one cares': Locked-in Wuhan residents adapt to find food...

Unable to go out, the 29-year-old is now sealed inside her compound where she has to depend on online group-buying services to get food...

 2020-02-24 06:05 

Standard Digital

Raila wades into storm over teacher transfers in Garissa...

Leaders want local students who scored D+ and C- in KCSE trained to replace fleeing non local tutors....

 2020-02-24 06:04 

Standard Digital

Kenya scores poorly in online payments use...

Globally, China, India and Nigeria top the list...

 2020-02-24 06:04 

Standard Digital

How can Kenya escape the corruption trap?...

At the turn of the 20th century, many municipal administrations in the US were corrupt...

 2020-02-24 06:04 

Standard Digital

Met tools destroyed in Busia...

Officers from the Water Resource Management Authority visited the scene and promised to reinstall new equipment....

 2020-02-24 06:02 

Business Live

Shares fall as virus-weary investors shun risk...

In a sign of panic, US stock futures were sold, with E-minis for the S&P 500 falling in early Asian trade...

 2020-02-24 06:00 

Daily Nation

Man City defender fit to face Real Madrid...

Laporte was replaced by Nicolas Otamendi after 57 minutes of Saturday's match....

 2020-02-24 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Hammerson disposes of 7 UK retail parks for 400 million...

Sale is intended to reduce exposure in the sector as shoppers move online, causing high street store closures...

 2020-02-24 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

IMF chief urges G20 economies to take further actions on trade, climate, inequality...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged the Group of 20 (G20) economies to take further actions to reduce uncertainties....

 2020-02-24 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei awards 91 commercial 5G contracts...

Chinese tech giant Huawei announced here on Thursday that it has so far been awarded 91 commercial 5G contracts and shipped over 600,000 5G Massive MIMO Active Antenna Units (AAUs)....

 2020-02-24 05:58 

Daily Nation

South Korea becomes biggest coronavirus centre outside China...

South Korea reported 161 more coronavirus cases Monday, taking the nationwide total to 763....

 2020-02-24 05:51 

Daily Nation

WHO experts visit Chinese virus epicentre...

Experts from the World Health Organization have visited the locked-down central Chinese city....

 2020-02-24 05:46 

News24

Another arrest in sisters' alleged plot to kill mother for R80K insurance payout...

Mpumalanga police have made a breakthrough by arresting another suspect who was allegedly involved in the murder of a 62-year-old Barberton woman in a plot allegedly concocted by her daughters for an R80 000 life insurance payout....

 2020-02-24 05:46 

Daily Nation

Woeful days at Bandari are now behind us...

It is clear proof that good relations and proper management are key to success....

 2020-02-24 05:38 

Daily Nation

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth term, as rival claims fraud...

Gnassingbe has led the country since taking over in 2005 following the death of his father Gnassingbe Eyadema....

 2020-02-24 05:30 

Daily Nation

I doubt if Augmentin is the right dose for ailing Gor Mahia...

I am also of the opinion that 'Jotene' should be given a hearing....

 2020-02-24 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Editor's Note: Mboweni is facing his Rubicon moment...

On Wednesday he has a choice between bedazzling us with indigenous flora or wearing a Superman cape of political lies...

 2020-02-24 05:27 

News24

WATCH the top world news videos for today...

Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum | Protests in Chile hit Latin America's biggest music festival; here are the top world news videos. WATCH....

 2020-02-24 05:10 

Daily Nation

Nyayo ideal for hosting AFC Leopards games...

Sports Stadia Management Board should be considerate....

 2020-02-24 05:10 

Standard Digital

Growing economy should translate into money in Kenyans' pockets...

Kenya has a projected gross domestic product (GDP) of Sh9.9 trillion while Ethiopia's stands at Sh9.1 trillion...

 2020-02-24 05:09 

Standard Digital

What lack of public spaces tells us about Nairobi and its peoples...

How our policy-makers design public spaces to keep the public out...

 2020-02-24 05:09 

Standard Digital

Kenya's trouble: The curse of 'movement without motion'...

What to do to halt this 'movement without motion'...

 2020-02-24 05:09 

Standard Digital

Did 1981 book predict Wuhan's coronavirus?...

Many have claimed Dean Koontz predicted coronavirus in 1981 thriller novel...

 2020-02-24 05:03 

Standard Digital

Morales blast downs Real as Hazard limps off injured...

A superb strike from Jose Luis Morales condemned Real Madrid to a 1-0 defeat away to Levante on Saturday which saw them unseated at the top of the La...

 2020-02-24 05:01 

Daily Nation

Ex-budget controller yet to surrender car...

Former Controller of Budget (CoB) Agnes Odhiambo is on the spot for failure to surrender government property....

 2020-02-24 05:01 

Daily Nation

Kagwe poised to join club of super-rich CSs...

Mr Mutahi Kagwe says he owns two companies that made Sh5.4 million profit last year....

 2020-02-24 05:01 

Daily Nation

Civil servants who score low marks face the sack...

Workers who consistently score low points in annual appraisals will be removed from government payroll....

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Standard Digital

Serie A matches among fixtures cancelled in Italy after coronavirus outbreak...

Four Serie A soccer matches, plus a women's rugby international, were postponed on Sunday because of an outbreak of the coronavirus in northern Italy....

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Daily Nation

Wearing EPL gear is not a crime, but let's back our footballers too...

Times are hard for the KPL....

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Standard Digital

Volleyball: Captain Kasisi eyes Olympic Games slot...

National women beach volleyball team captain Phosca Kasisi said they will not relent until they realise the team's dream of playing in Tokyo 2020 Olym...

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Standard Digital

Golf: Late birdie gives Hirani victory at Nyali Club...

Home golfer Suresh Hirani's patience and resilience was enough to give him victory in the 2020 Petro Oil Kenya Charity Golf tournament at Mombasa's pa...

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Daily Nation

Tsavo becomes dumping ground for murdered men...

Locals claim security agents are behind the incidents, but DCI boss Njiru refutes....

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Standard Digital

This is where Kenya’s wealthiest live : The Standard...

Nairobi's Lang'ata and Westlands lead in the country's richest neighbourhoods....

 2020-02-24 05:00 

Standard Digital

Mwamba coach Wambua begins to feel the weight despite close win...

Coach Wambua calls for improved execution after stunning Impala Saracens at the weekend....

 2020-02-24 04:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Teacher Shortage, Instructional Materials Thwart New Curriculum...

However, many schools sampled by Uganda Radio Network across the country are struggling to conduct lessons under the new curriculum due to lack of instructional materials. Many do not have learning guides, assessment frameworks and student's textbooks...

 2020-02-24 04:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Kabarole to Return UGX 600 Pension Fund Over Lack of Information...

Kabarole Chief Administrative Officer, Phionah Sanyu explains that the district received Shs1Billion this financial year for pension arrears but only Shillings 400 million has been paid out leaving a balance of Shillings 600million because of beneficiarie...

 2020-02-24 04:53 

Business Report (IOL)

StatsSA begs Tito Mboweni for more cash...

StatsSA council chairperson gave the government an ultimatum for funding or face mass resignations as the budget austerity was crippling the parastatal....

 2020-02-24 04:52 

Standard Digital

Tennis: Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals...

Top seed Dominic Thiem missed a chance to pass Roger Federer and become the world's third-ranked player when he was knocked out of the Rio Open by Ita...

 2020-02-24 04:48 

Standard Digital

NBA: Rockets cruise past Jazz, Kings keep winning...

James Harden and Russell Westbrook combined for 72 points as the Houston Rockets beat the Utah Jazz on the road for the second time in four weeks, win...

 2020-02-24 04:45 

Daily Nation

Haitian police attack army HQ over work conditions...

Haitian police demanding better working conditions shot up the army headquarters on Sunday....

 2020-02-24 04:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Prasa denies abusing its market dominance after excessive fee complaints...

The rail agency manages most bus terminals in the country and provides access to these facilities through its division, Prasa Cres....

 2020-02-24 04:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Natural Resources Committee Halts Renewal of AUC Exploration License...

In January this year, the Uganda Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners-UGAASM on behalf of over 23 mining associations operating in Mubende-Kassanda gold mining areas petitioned the Natural Resources Committee of parliament requesting, among other issues that ...

 2020-02-24 04:23 

Daily Nation

Ethiopia: 29 injured in 'bomb attack' at pro-Abiy rally...

Abiy did not attend Sunday's rally, which was organised by officials in Ambo....

 2020-02-24 04:17 

Standard Digital

Kirumba walks tall in Nakuru...

Mukuria kihumba claimed the overall title during the ninth leg of the Johnnie Walker golf series played at the par 72 Nakuru Golf Club at the weekend....

 2020-02-24 04:14 

Standard Digital

Vote rich counties that could decide Raila, Ruto battle...

Mt Kenya region may hold lion's share of eligible voters, but Western is poised to become the new titan....

 2020-02-24 04:11 

News24

FEEL GOOD | A lesson in perseverance as Manenberg night school helps dropouts matriculate...

Most of the pupils who enter the container classroom are probably older than their 25-year-old English teacher Cohen Charles....

 2020-02-24 04:08 

Daily Nation

Mega rally to kick off Trump's first official visit to India...

The American president, in his first official visit to India, will deliver a speech at the world's biggest cricket stadium....

 2020-02-24 04:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Couple Demands Ugx600M from Church Over Cancelled Wedding...

"As the result of the said acts, our clients went through mental breakdown, anguish and devastation plus being named thieves from people who have given contributions for their wedding reception. Our clients believe they are entitled to damages from yo...

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