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 2020-02-20 19:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Prosecutors Plead With Judge to Complete Kanyamunyu's Case this Session...

Justice Mubiru, who started his criminal session last month, is supposed to close it this Friday and adjourn the matters he hasn't been unable to conclude to the next convenient session that isn't scheduled....

 2020-02-20 19:10 

Daily Nation

Policeman at Ruto office when Echesa visited found dead...

He was on duty when ex-CS Rashid Echesa visited over Sh40 billion arms deal....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

News24

Will Kagame and Museveni resolve their dispute?...

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to meet his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on Friday at the central African countries' shared border in a bid to resolve a continuing dispute between the two leaders....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

News24

I don't feel like a dictator, says Togo's longtime leader...

Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe has insisted he was not a "dictator", days before an election in which he is aiming to extend his family's decades-long domination over the West African nation....

 2020-02-20 19:08 

News24

Merkel condemns 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the "poison" of racism after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau....

 2020-02-20 19:02 

Business Live

Coronavirus outbreak bodes ill for cruise-ship industry as bookings fall...

The $45bn sector is facing a battle to regain the confidence of customers amid cancellations and a moratorium on Asian excursions until end of April...

 2020-02-20 19:01 

Business Live

Malema apologises to Ramaphosa for abuse claims...

Use of gender-based violence was wrong, says EFF leader...

 2020-02-20 19:01 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Habib hooray! for new posting in London...

The Wits vice-chancellor showed that leadership means making unpopular decisions under pressure...

 2020-02-20 19:00 

Standard Digital

Boy, 5, stuck in India pens emotional letter to President Uhuru to raise Sh3.5m for surgery...

According to doctors in India, VNS surgery is extremely important for Ethan due to the number of seizures he gets in a day....

 2020-02-20 18:58 

Uganda Radio Network

New Curriculum: MPs, Kadaga Disagree On Education Minister's Statement...

On Thursday afternoon, the Education Minister delivered a statement in parliament explaining why the Ministry of Education went ahead to roll out the new curriculum in disregard of the parliamentary resolution halting its implementation....

 2020-02-20 18:44 

News24

Correctional services to probe Facebook activities of jailed killers...

The Department of Correctional Services is investigating apparent prison Facebook posts by two of the people sentenced for the murder and rape of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her fellow student, Cheslin Marsh....

 2020-02-20 18:35 

Daily Nation

Addiction in paradise: Seychelles battles heroin crisis...

Nearly 5,000 people are hooked, government figures show....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

Standard Digital

Atalanta fairytale continues as Italians thrash Valencia...

Atalanta continued their dream debut Champions League campaign on Wednesday with a 4-1 win over Valencia in an entertaining last-16 first leg meeting...

 2020-02-20 18:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Probe Implicates Four Kyambogo University Staff in Transcripts Scam...

An Adhoc committee set up by the university in 2018 to investigate the fraud has recommended disciplinary action against the officers who allegedly mismanagement the procurement process that led to the direct loss of Shillings 128.5million....

 2020-02-20 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Virus Outbreak Chills China's Red-Hot Home Rental Startups...

Zhang Yan learned first-hand how the coronavirus is ravaging China's once booming real estate economy....

 2020-02-20 18:27 

Daily Nation

Kenya approves 13 high yielding potato seeds from Holland...

High yielding varieties like destiny, manitou, markies and rudolph are already in the market....

 2020-02-20 18:26 

Daily Nation

Okwiri explodes to enter second round...

Okwiri was the only Kenyan in action on Thursday....

 2020-02-20 18:25 

Standard Digital

Youth to get loans for sea job training...

Youth seeking careers aboard ships can now obtain government loans to be trained....

 2020-02-20 18:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Gen. Muntu: I Don't Expect Free and Fair Polls...

Alliance for National Transformation national coordinator General Mugisha Muntu, has expressed no confidence in government organizing a free and fair election....

 2020-02-20 18:07 

News24

Netanyahu plans east Jerusalem settler homes ahead of Israel poll...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election....

 2020-02-20 18:07 

News24

Suspect arrested after stabbing at central London mosque: police...

British police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque in central London....

 2020-02-20 18:06 

Business Live

Discovery's CEO tries to soothe concerns over UK business...

Adrian Gore expects VitalityLife to return to profit after taking a hit from an interest rate hedge...

 2020-02-20 18:06 

Business Live

Swiss prosecutors charge Paris Saint-Germain boss in Fifa bribery case...

Nasser Al-Khelaifi and Fifa's disgraced former secretary-general Jerome Valcke charged in connection with media rights contracts...

 2020-02-20 18:06 

Business Live

Hlophe saga is casting a shadow over the judiciary, says justice Cameron...

Problems aggravated by new allegations made by Western Cape's judge president and his deputy...

 2020-02-20 18:06 

News24

Rare Ethiopian crown, hidden for 21 years in the Netherlands, returns home...

Ethiopia's government has assumed custody of a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades....

 2020-02-20 18:06 

News24

Sudan police fire tear gas, disperse protests over soldiers' retirement...

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Thursday at hundreds of protesters in Khartoum calling for the reinstatement of soldiers forced into retirement after having voiced support for last year's revolution....

 2020-02-20 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

South Sudan releases petroleum report to 'increase transparency'...

South Sudan's ministry of petroleum on Thursday released a report providing detailed financial information and statistics of the country's oil sector....

 2020-02-20 17:57 

News24

Friday's weather: Thunderstorms for the Northern Cape, sunny skies to usher in weekend across rest of SA...

A sunny Friday is in store for much of South Africa, with the Northern Cape set to experience severe thunderstorms, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-02-20 17:54 

Standard Digital

Two Kenyans found dead in a hostel in India...

According to the Indian police, the two, man and a woman, may have died three days earlier before their bodies were discovered....

 2020-02-20 17:50 

Daily Nation

Thirdway officials sue Aukot over Punguza Mizigo funding...

They want Punguza Mizigo initiative suspended over failure to disclose funding source....

 2020-02-20 17:50 

Daily Nation

Police fire teargas, disperse protests over army's forced retirement...

This comes after the military published list of ranks forced into retirement....

 2020-02-20 17:50 

Daily Nation

Sudan police fire teargas, disperse protests over army's forced retirement...

This comes after the military published list of ranks forced into retirement....

 2020-02-20 17:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Land Reform Policies Could Eradicate Poverty in Africa Say Researchers...

studies show that good land governance can eradicate land grabbing, encourage agriculture, and increase food security—transforming development prospects....

 2020-02-20 17:42 

Standard Digital

Police officer who was to be quizzed in Sh39b fake arms deal found dead...

Police officer, who was to record a statement on the Sh39b arms fraud at DCI but didn't show up, found dead in Imara Daima, Nairobi....

 2020-02-20 17:42 

Daily Nation

Kenyan table tennis team upbeat ahead of Olympic qualifiers...

Also in the team to Tunisia are Josiah Wandera, Doreen Juma and Lydia Setey....

 2020-02-20 17:42 

News24

JUST IN | Malema apologises: Attack on Ramaphosa a desperate act of personal defence...

EFF leader Julius Malema followed President Cyril Ramaphosa's cue on Thursday offering an apology to the first citizen and South Africa over domestic abuse claims that surfaced in Parliament....

 2020-02-20 17:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Ministry Defends Self on Isolating People Returning from China in Their Homes...

Dr. Atwiine explains that it's too costly for government to keep watch of all the people who have returned from the affected countries that is why they have decided to monitor them from their homes and alerted government health facilities close to the...

 2020-02-20 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

War with Netflix and Disney looms for India's top local streamer...

As global streaming giants Netflix Inc. and Walt Disney Co. spend millions of dollars to grab viewers in India....

 2020-02-20 17:12 

News24

Tazne van Wyk murder: Accused absconded from parole, was off radar for one year...

The man arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk absconded from parole a year before she went missing in Elsies River, Cape Town....

 2020-02-20 17:11 

Business Live

Angela Merkel denounces scourge of racism after Germany shootings...

A suspected extremist kills nine people in shooting rampage in the German city of Hanau...

 2020-02-20 17:11 

Business Live

Mercedes cause a stir by reinventing the steering wheel...

Innovative modification using flexible wheelbase tested by Lewis Hamilton...

 2020-02-20 17:11 

Business Live

UBS names outsider Ralph Hamer to replace Sergio Ermotti...

New CEO Hamers, whose appointment surprised investors, is best known in the Netherlands for a money-laundering scandal...

 2020-02-20 17:10 

Business Live

Real compromises are needed to fix fiscal hole, says Michael Sachs...

Financial managers have no budget for the political policies they have to execute, expert observes...

 2020-02-20 17:10 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand records third day of losses as virus concern continues...

China's decision to cut its lending rate did little to sustain a market recovery on Thursday...

 2020-02-20 17:04 

Uganda Radio Network

No Coverage for Museveni, Kagame Meeting-Security...

A top security officer from SFC who declined to be named told our reporter that apart from security officials and invited delegates, no any other person including journalists are authorized to step in the border town....

 2020-02-20 17:03 

Daily Nation

Nandi man who hanged himself planned to kill his wife: Family...

Family says he bought a knife and a rope earlier that day....

 2020-02-20 17:00 

News24

Enock Mpianzi forensic report 'incomplete', needs family's input, says lawyers...

Speaking to News24, the family's legal representative, Ian Levitt, said the report was incomplete and had had no input from the 13-year-old's family....

 2020-02-20 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Barclays backtracks on big-brother style staff surveillance system after criticism...

Sapience gives companies "insights into work patterns" and tracks employee productivity by monitoring their computer usage, according to its website....

 2020-02-20 16:56 

Standard Digital

Arteta sends warning to Arsenal kids ahead of hostile test...

Mikel Arteta has warned his Arsenal kids to let their actions speak louder than words in the hothouse of Olympiakos....

 2020-02-20 16:55 

Daily Nation

Forms hitch at Johnson Weru's vetting for Trade PS post...

There was a hitch, however, as the EACC's clearance could not be confirmed....

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