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 2020-07-02 10:22 

Standard Digital

Man set house ablaze, kills wife and two children...

The two children, five and three years old were burnt beyond recognition. Witnesses say the man had stabbed them before setting the house ablaze....

 2020-07-02 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

West Lango Diocese Seeks for UGX 2.5 Billion to Upgrade Headquarters...

Rev. Canon Vincent Ogwang, the Dean of West Lango Diocese, says the program to upgrade St. Peter's Cathedral to international standards was initiated by Bishop Rt. Rev. Julius Ceaser Nina Otim....

 2020-07-02 10:06 

News24

Joe Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery...

Joe Biden has announced that his party has assembled a group of 600 lawyers and thousands of other people to prepare for possible "chicanery" ahead of November's election....

 2020-07-02 10:02 

News24

WATCH | SAHRC to take City of Cape Town to court after naked man dragged from shack...

The SA Human Rights Commission intends taking the City of Cape Town to court over its eviction policy following the forced removal of a naked man from his shack in Khayelitsha....

 2020-07-02 09:59 

Standard Digital

Only 8 per cent of Kenyans know someone who is Covid-19 positive...

79 per cent of Kenyans are feeling irritable, depressed and hopeless. In addition, 78 per cent are feeling that they have been pushed to the edge...

 2020-07-02 09:54 

News24

Test cricket's back! Just still with cloudy future......

Test cricket returns next week after a gap of more than four months, but with uncertainties still swirling around it, says Rob Houwing....

 2020-07-02 09:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Katete OC Under Probe for Extortion...

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the Officer in Charge of Katete Police Post, Charles Kyazze is being investigated for extorting Shillings 210,000 from someone he arrested on Tuesday....

 2020-07-02 09:48 

Business Live

It's not only Covid-19 that is killing people in India's Ahmedabad...

India has the world's fourth-biggest outbreak of the Covid-19 disease caused by the virus, with over 600,000 confirmed cases and 17,800 deaths...

 2020-07-02 09:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Traffic Disrupted As Water Pipe Bursts on Yusuf Lule Road...

Engineer Francis Bbaale from NWSC says the pipe bursts are mainly caused by too much water pressure which increases especially in the night when people are not using water...

 2020-07-02 09:48 

Business Live

Bottoming-out billionaires shows pledging can be a dangerous business...

Borrowing money against stock in your own company can be disastrous — just ask WeWork founder Adam Neumann...

 2020-07-02 09:47 

Business Live

WATCH: The commodities to watch in the second half of 2020...

Nedbank CIB's Arnold Van Graan talks to Business Day TV about the commodities market...

 2020-07-02 09:47 

Business Live

WATCH: What lies ahead for the SA economy...

Business Times contributing editor Hilary Joffe and a panel of journalists discuss stories making the news in the latest edition of Editing Allowed...

 2020-07-02 09:41 

News24

DA not deterred, will challenge DMA in court - Steenhuisen after ConCourt ruling...

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says the party is not deterred by the order of the Constitutional Court dismissing their application for direct access to challenge the constitutionality of the Disaster Management Act....

 2020-07-02 09:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Red Cross Withdraws Services from Kisoro Borders...

Ronald Kanyerezi, Red Cross Society Kisoro branch manager says that the withdraw is based on a communication from Allan Niyonzima Muruta, commissioner of public health emergencies in the ministry of health who revealed that Red Cross staff will only remai...

 2020-07-02 09:27 

News24

Cop in uniform arrested for allegedly transporting illicit cigarettes worth R350 000...

A police sergeant stationed at Beitbridge border post has been arrested in Polokwane for the alleged possession of illicit cigarettes valued at R350 000....

 2020-07-02 09:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Water Pipe Bursts, Disrupts Traffic on Yusuf Lule Road...

Pedestrians and motorists scampered to find alternative routes as water gushed massively from the damaged pipe....

 2020-07-02 08:52 

Business Live

The digital experience: When customers walk away...

In a world of low-cost webpage hosting, there's no excuse for a clunky website or app, or product information that fails to help consumers make purchase decisions...

 2020-07-02 08:52 

Business Live

Russians tell Vladimir Putin he can rule until 2036...

Critics say the outcome of the recent vote on constitutional changes was falsified on a huge scale...

 2020-07-02 08:52 

Business Live

First-quarter construction activity plummets, Afrimat index shows...

The biggest decline was in the value of new building plans passed, which fell 25.9%...

 2020-07-02 08:45 

News24

BREAKING | Lions sign Cheetahs speedster Rabz Maxwane...

Former Cheetahs speedster Sibahle "Rabz" Maxwane has joined the Lions on a two-year deal....

 2020-07-02 08:37 

Mail & Guardian

Behind Ramaphosa's rejection of the Copyright Bill...

The poorly conceptualised and materially flawed proposed legislation was patched up instead of being rewritten. It will now go to Parliament, which should reject the Bill as unfixable The post Behind Ramaphosa's rejection of the Copyright Bill appeare...

 2020-07-02 08:32 

Uganda Radio Network

S. Sudan Pledges to Stop Illegal Entry of Forces into Yumbe...

Another resident of Fitina Mbaya who only identified himself as Swaleh, said in July 2019, some SPLA soldiers stormed his shop and picked 3 mobile phones, 2 solar panels, a box of soap, silver fish and seven goats from his home....

 2020-07-02 08:28 

Mail & Guardian

Economic ramifications of Covid-19...

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment The post Economic ramifications of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 08:24 

Business Report (IOL)

South African vehicle sales surge in June, but still way down year-on-year...

There is good news and bad news concerning South Africa's new vehicle sales in June 2020 as the industry opened up again....

 2020-07-02 08:12 

News24

EXPLAINER | Why appeals court ruled Unisa's removal of Afrikaans unconstitutional, but not at UFS and US...

A constitutional law expert has said a court judgment about Unisa's language policy should not be interpreted as meaning that Afrikaans now enjoyed a privileged position in the tertiary sector....

 2020-07-02 08:08 

Standard Digital

KEBS boss Benard Njiraini arrested...

Njiraini was arrested by officers of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday morning....

 2020-07-02 08:06 

News24

DOWN MEMORY LANE | Nick Mallett's classy Springboks of the late 1990s...

In Sport24's latest series of DOWN MEMORY LANE features, Herman Mostert recalls the potent Springbok outfit of the late 1990s....

 2020-07-02 08:00 

Standard Digital

Covid-19: How persons with disabilities are making a living...

It is on the table that Nderitu has been making his ends meet for the past three years after struggling in the streets....

 2020-07-02 08:00 

Standard Digital

Covid-19: How persons with disability are making a living...

It is on the table that Nderitu has been making his ends meet for the past three years after struggling in the streets....

 2020-07-02 08:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

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Biden-and-allied-Democratic-groups-raked-in-over-141-million-during-the-month-while-President-Trump-and-closely-tied-groups-hauled-131-million...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Steinhoff to resolve litigation and reduce debt and financing costs...

The retailer is still trying to shake off an accounting scandal of December 2017, which led to its share price collapse by more than 95percent....

 2020-07-02 07:56 

Business Live

How Syria's surrendered rebels are vanishing and turning up dead...

Amnesty International has charged the government with breaking the terms of the reconciliation deal...

 2020-07-02 07:56 

Business Live

Oil traders disappointed after taking a bite of Apple's mobility data...

The much-heralded index relies on search information instead of kilometres travelled...

 2020-07-02 07:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: New Cities Launched in Jinja...

The newly created cities are include Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Mbarara, Fort Portal, Masaka and Mbale....

 2020-07-02 07:35 

Mail & Guardian

Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa...

The warning signs couldn't be clearer that we need to act now to prevent millions dying from starvation The post Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-02 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

JSE slaps Tongaat with with R7.5m fine non-compliance with exchange's listings...

Tongaat Hulett said it had co-operated and would continue to co-operate with the JSE and other regulatory bodies to deal with this matter....

 2020-07-02 07:20 

Uganda Radio Network

UN Approves US$37Million For Regional Service Centre in Entebbe...

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the General Assembly circulated the draft decision entitled "Financing of the Regional Service Centre in Entebbe" on June 29th and placed it under silence procedure until Tuesday June 30th 2020....

 2020-07-02 07:16 

News24

Life behind bars for man who raped mom he thought was possessed by demons...

A Free State man who raped his mother because he believed she was possessed by demons has been sentenced to life imprisonment....

 2020-07-02 07:15 

News24

Civil Union Amendment Bill: Marriage officers won't be allowed to turn down same-sex couples...

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Civil Union Amendment Bill prohibiting marriage officers from objecting to marrying same-sex couples....

 2020-07-02 07:09 

News24

Old Mutual's share price is key focus in Zimbabwe's currency war...

The share price of one of Africa's oldest insurers is taking center stage in Zimbabwe's battle to bring order to its chaotic foreign-exchange system....

 2020-07-02 07:06 

News24

WATCH | Explosion rocks Cape Town refinery, structure damaged...

A massive explosion has occurred at the Astron Energy refinery in Cape Town....

 2020-07-02 07:05 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

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 2020-07-02 07:02 

Uganda Radio Network

MP Zaake Sues Regional Police Commander, Five Others for Torture, Illegal Detention...

In his suit filed before Mityana Chief Magistrate's court through his lawyers of Kizza and Mugisha Company advocates, Zaake contends that while at his residence in Mityana municipality on April 19th, 2020, the officers arrested him for allegedly under...

 2020-07-02 07:01 

Business Live

Gold slips after vaccine news knocks safe-haven demand...

Solid US manufacturing data has also taken the shine off the metal...

 2020-07-02 07:01 

Business Live

New security law imperils democracy, warns Hong Kong Bar Association...

The legal body says Beijing is overreaching with the new legislation...

 2020-07-02 07:01 

News24

Mbhazima Shilowa | Some language groups are more equal than others...

Despite the ANC's founding father Pixley Ka Isaka Seme and the Freedom Charter calling for all national groups to have equal rights, Mbhazima Shilowa argues that hasn't happened for all language groups with some still being sidelined....

 2020-07-02 06:57 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand consolidates gains overnight...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-07-02 06:56 

Standard Digital

Theft suspect healing gunshot wound pleads guilty, jailed...

Silas Njeru Nthenge pleaded guilty to being found in possession of a stolen electric timber sawing machine worth Sh100,000...

 2020-07-02 06:44 

News24

Covid-19: 'It'll be overcrowded in hospitals' - Gauteng MEC predicts 300 000 cases by end of August...

Residents in the economic powerhouse of Gauteng can expect Covid-19 cases to reach 120 000 by the end of July, the province's Health MEC revealed to News24....

 2020-07-02 06:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Traders Count Losses as Thugs Break Into 17 Shops...

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson told URN that they suspect that the thugs used master keys to open the padlocks on the 17 shops. He disclosed traders in Tedi and Okungedi trading centers also suffered a similar fate sometime back and th...

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