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 2022-08-05 17:09 

News24

Alleged illegal miners flee to Denver 'for hiding' following Kagiso protests...

A group of men suspected to be illegal miners were spotted entering Denver in the east of Johannesburg on Thursday night, apparently going into hiding following violent protests that rocked Kagiso....

 2022-08-05 17:00 

Mail & Guardian

Exhibitions in three Johannesburg buildings give historical context to city life...

Three buildings in the inner city, now transformed into affordable housing units, commemorate their history The post Exhibitions in three Johannesburg buildings give historical context to city life appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 16:30 

News24

Mapisa-Nqakula refers ATM motion for Phala Phala probe to an independent panel...

The panel will decide whether President Cyril Ramaphosa will be subject to a process that may lead to his removal from office....

 2022-08-05 16:28 

News24

Over half a million applicants for R350 grant have tertiary qualifications...

About 60% of applicants for the R350-a-month Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant are young, and around 600 000 have tertiary qualifications, data shows....

 2022-08-05 16:01 

The New Humanitarian

Deadly DRC protests, Ukraine grain, and Lebanon's upended lives: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2022-08-05 15:58 

News24

Extortion crisis: Even funeral undertakers, mourners driven to funerals targeted...

Even funeral undertakers are being targeted by extortionists on routes between the Eastern and Western Cape, according to a crisis meeting that follows three shootings at Intercape buses this week....

 2022-08-05 15:56 

Mail & Guardian

Matatiele council to probe mayor's alleged misuse of funds to attend ANC conference...

Move comes after a councillor from an opposition party filed an urgent motion to look into the allegations The post Matatiele council to probe mayor's alleged misuse of funds to attend ANC conference appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 15:55 

Uganda Radio Network

External Laborers Are Killed, Fed to Crocodiles -Min Otafiire...

Many labour exporters, according to Otafiire, have been using clinics to get fake results which they use to take people to work abroad. Once the laborers reach countries like Saudi Arabia, Otafiire says some are taken to other places for instance Thailand...

 2022-08-05 15:48 

Business Live

Free State school plans small-business academy...

A new emphasis for the peri-urban province's institution could draw clients from other similar areas, director says...

 2022-08-05 15:48 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks...

Business Day TV speaks to Caroline Cremen from AdviceWorx and Ricus Reeders from PSG Ruimsig...

 2022-08-05 15:40 

News24

Mkhwebane hearing: Court judgments are just 'opinions', says Dali Mpofu...

Court rulings are just "opinions", and those against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane are "blatantly wrong", her counsel, advocate Dali Mpofu SC, told the Section 194 Committee....

 2022-08-05 15:33 

News24

In Africa, you can live in a healthy state up to the age of 56 - WHO report...

Healthy life expectancy in Africa has increased by an impressive 10 years between the turn of the century and 2019, a new World Health Organisation (WHO) assessment report says....

 2022-08-05 15:32 

News24

'We are prisoners in our own country' Munsieville residents scour hills for zama zamas...

The mayor of Mogale City, Tyrone Gray, called on residents to refrain from taking the law into their own hands....

 2022-08-05 15:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Senior Four Student Dies in Botched Abortion...

Mr. Simon Kityo the father of the deceased said he got his daughter with drugs at home but when they rushed her to hospital she died within ten minutes after arrival....

 2022-08-05 15:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Arrested for Posing as State House Agents to Sell Big Jobs for Millions...

Their arrest was sparked by complaints by several youth leaders in Busoga sub-region, who accused the suspects of masquerading as state house officials, working closely with a key staff in the presidency, to defraud each of them of two million Shillings....

 2022-08-05 15:00 

Mail & Guardian

What the Fica? South Africa's possible greylisting in black and white...

South Africa's banks and the treasury must address legal loopholes and weaknesses by October or face greylisting by global money laundering watchdog The post What the Fica? South Africa's possible greylisting in black and white appeared first on T...

 2022-08-05 15:00 

Mail & Guardian

Yes, I'm a feminist Shout it out loud!...

Feminism is an unpopular term, but it was the feminists who fought for womxn's rights and won crucial victories for them The post Yes, I'm a feminist Shout it out loud! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 15:00 

Mail & Guardian

Why anger erupted against the UN peacekeeping force in the DRC...

The Monusco's failure to protect civilians against violent attacks and the lack of action from the government are among the factors fuelling people's rage The post Why anger erupted against the UN peacekeeping force in the DRC appeared first on Th...

 2022-08-05 14:52 

Business Live

Ukraine condemns Amnesty report that its army endangers civilians...

Ukrainian officials said the report undermined Amnesty International's credibility...

 2022-08-05 14:51 

Business Live

Luxe suspended from JSE in a bad week for Sean Riskowitz...

Earlier this week, Luxe said it was also restating financial accounts for a number of unspecified years...

 2022-08-05 14:51 

Business Live

GARY SHILLING: Google searches for 'recession' reliably portend gloom...

There is a high correlation between declining consumer confidence and the rising appearance of 'recession' on Google...

 2022-08-05 14:49 

News24

If you live in these areas in Cape Town, boil your water while the city fixes a treatment problem...

People living in huge parts of Cape Town have to boil their water before use due to repairs on a technical problem at the Faure treatment plant which has made water a yellow colour....

 2022-08-05 14:46 

Uganda Radio Network

40 Kenyans, 13 Rwandan Nationals Remanded Over Illegal Fishing Activities...

Court heard that on July 29 while on Lake Victoria in Namayingo District, the Kenyans were found fishing without a valid license issued by the Chief Fisheries Officer for purposes of sale....

 2022-08-05 14:41 

Mail & Guardian

Sihle Zikalala resigns as KwaZulu-Natal premier, after losing the contest for provincial chair...

ANC KZN says it accepted his resignation with 'pain and difficulty' as Zikalala was 'doing a good job' The post Sihle Zikalala resigns as KwaZulu-Natal premier, after losing the contest for provincial chair appeared first on The Mail & Gua...

 2022-08-05 14:37 

News24

Gauteng ANC leaders confirm Masina as Ekurhuleni chair after disputed election results...

Following months of speculation about the status of the ANC in Ekurhuleni, Mzwandile Masina has been confirmed as the party's chairperson in the region....

 2022-08-05 14:26 

News24

Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren gets life sentence for killing ex-lover then fleeing to Brazil...

The man who killed his ex-lover and fled to Brazil, where he started a new life, has been handed a life sentence in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg....

 2022-08-05 14:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Absence of Public Transport Authority Delaying Bus Rapid Transport - World Bank...

Speaking at the public transport symposium organized by the School of Public Health at Hotel Africana, Ivan Mwondha from the World Bank said that since 2012, they have been in talks with the government to implement the Rapid Bus Transport but the process ...

 2022-08-05 14:22 

News24

Bekkersdal: Protesting residents recruit pupils from schools for 'extra mobilisation'...

Scores of residents from Bekkersdal, west of Johannesburg, took to the streets on Friday morning to protest against crime and illegal immigrants following the murder of a woman on Wednesday....

 2022-08-05 14:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Five Arrested for Killing 40 Cows in Kikuube...

The suspects have been identified as Godwin Munanura, Nelson Muhairwe, George Kamuhanda, Aston Muhwezi, and Kellen Kembabazi all residents of Bwera Village in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube....

 2022-08-05 14:10 

Mail & Guardian

Inquiry to start into Ramaphosa's fitness to hold office...

Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has endorsed a motion in terms of Section 89 of the Constitution on the removal of the president. The post Inquiry to start into Ramaphosa's fitness to hold office appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 14:00 

Mail & Guardian

Athlete, 10, could miss out on championships in Portugal...

The biathle, Esona Sekeleni, and her mother have turned to crowdfunding and selling raffle tickets to raise the necessary funds The post Athlete, 10, could miss out on championships in Portugal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 13:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Experts Call for an Inclusive, Safe Public Transport...

Esther Bayiga, a Health Services Researcher at the Trauma, Injury and Disability Project at the School of Public Health says that inclusive and safe public transport involves the mechanical condition of the vehicle, accessibility to roads by people of all...

 2022-08-05 13:31 

Business Report (IOL)

Amazon to buy Roomba-maker iRobot for $1.65 billion...
 2022-08-05 13:30 

The New Humanitarian

In northern Argentina, gendered violence and discrimination leave their mark on Indigenous communities...

Colonialist history is part of what is driving a cycle of poverty, neglect, and abuse....

 2022-08-05 13:29 

News24

Boks v All Blacks: Foster fights for survival as Nienaber tries to silence critics...

New Zealand coach Ian Foster is fighting to save his job while South African counterpart Jacques Nienaber is battling to silence critics ahead of a Rugby Championship showdown between the arch foes....

 2022-08-05 13:00 

Mail & Guardian

People living with HIV are at high risk of non-communicable diseases...

Keeping them healthy necessitates an revolution in health systems and how they are financed, especially in poorer communities The post People living with HIV are at high risk of non-communicable diseases appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-05 13:00 

Mail & Guardian

Objects of Desire: 2022 Hottest Brands...

The release of Lyst's Top 10 Hottest Brands of 2022 thus far has surprised fashion and design enthusiasts alike. The top five are dominated by giants Gucci, Balenciaga, and Prada while some designers are surprise breakthroughs into the top 10. The pos...

 2022-08-05 12:59 

Business Live

China's firing of missiles around Taiwan 'an unjustified escalation', US says...

Diplomatic relations between US and China spiralled further downward...

 2022-08-05 12:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Principal Judge Calls for Prioritization of SGBV Cases...

Andrew Mubiru the Director of Forensics in Uganda Police Force said that people need to be sensitized on what needs to be done if a case of SGBV happens so that they do not tamper with materials or crime scenes that would be of evidential value....

 2022-08-05 12:58 

Business Live

Capitec becomes latest bank to suffer systems outage...

Problems with the lender's central servers have caused an outage in its banking channels to persist for a second consecutive day...

 2022-08-05 12:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbale Industrial Park Halts Operations...

Bodi Xiu, the Park Administrator, told the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga who visited the park on Thursday that following the floods, they decided to halt all the operations and carry out maintenance works. He said that they are yet...

 2022-08-05 12:45 

News24

JUST IN | Search for new KwaZulu-Natal premier imminent as Zikalala prepares to step down...

KwaZulu-Natal looks set to get a new premier as incumbent Sihle Zikalala, who suffered a bitter loss at the ANC KZN elective conference, is said to have asked the party to allow him to step down....

 2022-08-05 12:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Winnie Nanyondo Qualifies for Women's 1500-meter Final...

She crossed the finishing line in 4 minutes 16 seconds and 4 microseconds beating competition from England's Katie Snowden who reached 5 microseconds later and Australia's Jessica Hull who came third in 4 minutes 16 seconds and 11 microseconds....

 2022-08-05 12:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Fuel Prices Could Be Stabilising, But Will Remain High for Longer...

Ordinary motorists in Kampala had predicted that by the start of August, a litre of petrol could be selling at well over 7,000 Shillings based on the rate of daily increases then. Between June 20 and July 20, for example, the petrol of fuel had risen from...

 2022-08-05 12:29 

Business Report (IOL)

MTN says retrenchment process is a part of transformative journey...
 2022-08-05 12:15 

Uganda Radio Network

Eleven Players Selected for FIBA Africa U-18 Championship...

The eleven players include Mary Priscilla Nambogo, Sarah Namale, Sylvia Nantongo, Atek Zoe, Mariam Namukwaya, Christine Namyalo, Nalwadda Sharifah, Tashobya Darlene, Elisa Murungi, Letaru Diana, Lamunu Shillah Aber, and Adongpiny Immaculate....

 2022-08-05 11:44 

Business Report (IOL)

Transnet agrees to help fund rail improvements between SA and Botswana...
 2022-08-05 11:39 

Business Report (IOL)

Increase in weather-related catastrophes: Ways to mitigate climate-change risks...
 2022-08-05 11:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Impala expects profit fall on weaker output, prices...
 2022-08-05 11:18 

Mail & Guardian

Zama zamas and foreigners the perfect scapegoats as East and West Rand erupt in fiery rage...

Zama zamas and foreigners have been made fall guys for the ills in our societies but ultimately politicians will have to take responsibility for their failings The post Zama zamas and foreigners the perfect scapegoats as East and West Rand erupt in fiery ...

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