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 2020-04-02 13:56 

Standard Digital

4,800 inmates released over coronavirus fears...

Over 4800 inmates serving jail sentences of less than six months have been released by the High Court....

 2020-04-02 13:52 

Standard Digital

Brenda Cherotich: Recovered coronavirus patient raises a storm...
 2020-04-02 13:51 

News24

Mandisa Mashego on steping down as EFF Gauteng leader: 'It's fine if people think I am bitter'...

Mandisa Mashego says her decision to step down as Gauteng EFF chairperson and caucus leader in the provincial legislature was a long time coming....

 2020-04-02 13:50 

Standard Digital

Chess guru Mongeli is the epitome of beauty and brains...

The 24-year-old chess master earned the Fide Matser title with two years of experience...

 2020-04-02 13:45 

News24

Coronavirus: Sex workers accuse police of beating them, while 'hunger is killing' them...

Female sex workers in Springs claim they have endured beatings from the police since the lockdown took effect....

 2020-04-02 13:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency...

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was obje...

 2020-04-02 13:42 

Daily Nation

Now organisers forced to postpone Rhino Charge...

The organisers said they will continue to monitor how the pandemic evolves....

 2020-04-02 13:40 

News24

Lockdown: Govt relaxes regulations for funerals - here's what you need to know...

South Africans hoping to say their final goodbyes to loved ones will now face an easier process to attend funerals during the 21-day national lockdown....

 2020-04-02 13:39 

Uganda Radio Network

18 Discharged From Quarantine Center in Sembabule...

Nickson Kabuye, the Sembabule Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the COVID19 Taskforce, those discharged were cleared by the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI....

 2020-04-02 13:38 

Business Report (IOL)

KPMG reprimanded, again, and fined $560,000 for audit failings...

KPMG and one of its senior partners have been reprimanded and fined $560,000....

 2020-04-02 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Altron plans to demerge and list Bytes UK separately...

JSE-listed technology company Allied Electronics (Altron) said on Thursday that it planned to demerge and separately list its UK business....

 2020-04-02 13:25 

Business Live

Zwelinzima Vavi tests positive for Covid-19...

The Saftu general secretary says he tried to have test for the coronavirus on Saturday but was turned away because he did not have a fever...

 2020-04-02 13:25 

Business Live

DRINKS: Prize-winning G&T anyone?...

South Africans scoop the gold...

 2020-04-02 13:25 

Business Live

Principles should guide intrusive use of location data, even in a pandemic...

What the data collection rules would be if the Protection of Personal Information Act were fully in force...

 2020-04-02 13:25 

Business Live

Coronavirus brings football to a crossroads...

The economy is going to change, and it will take the sport with it...

 2020-04-02 13:24 

News24

Coronavirus cases detected in Durban's biggest townships...

Cases of Covid-19 are found in Durban's biggest townships, as health officials deploy tracer teams to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 13:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors...

According to the World Health Organisation, health workers treating any infections like COVID-19 are exposed to several hazards or risks like pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma and physical...

 2020-04-02 13:16 

News24

OPINION | Covid-19: People in informal settlements continue to show great resilience...

Going forward, the government needs to view its resource allocation for basic service provision in informal settlements. It should use the coronavirus as a moment to awaken to future outbreaks of a similar kind, writes Qhamani Tshazi...

 2020-04-02 13:00 

Standard Digital

Explainer: What leads to retirement in professional football?...

It no secret that in modern football, players hang their boots more than usual due to various factors.Here are the main reasons why footballers deci...

 2020-04-02 13:00 

Standard Digital

Difficult decisions will determine Kenya Premier League future...

Teams were expected to resume playing in the first weekend of April....

 2020-04-02 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19 teaches businesses that flexibility is a non-negotiable...

While for some working from home may have been a regular practice, for most it is a new way of working and presents new challenges....

 2020-04-02 12:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Soroti Hospital Embarks on Psychosocial Support for COVID-19 Suspects...

Some residents have shunned or attacked relatives who returned from abroad or Kampala....

 2020-04-02 12:42 

News24

Nigeria announces 'massive' joint offensive on jihadists in region...

Nigeria has said it had launched a 'massive' joint offensive with troops from Chad and Niger against jihadists waging a decade-long insurgency in the region....

 2020-04-02 12:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Stray Bullet Victim Stranded at Home...

According to Kauda, her neighbors and the area LC I Chairperson managed to carry her to Life Link Clinic in Kyaliwajjala for the first aid treatment before they were referred to Mukono General Hospital for specialised treatment....

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Live

LETTER: Outsource prosecutions — it works...

Robert Appelbaum's call for an amnesty proposal for perpetrators of state capture makes for an important debate...

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Live

Stormers coach Dobson hopes for mid-May restart...

Super Rugby matches might have to be played in empty stadiums...

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Live

Telkom and partners create track-and-trace platform for Covid-19...

The system collates multiple data sources such as geographic information systems to track an infected person's exposure and who they may have exposed to the virus...

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Live

CHRIS THURMAN: Diving into the many worlds of Frida Kahlo...

A virtual tour restores depth and texture to the common narrative of the artist's life and work...

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Live

DJs livestream social dis-dances amid Covid-19 lockdowns...

Innovative DJs are putting their performances online so clubbers don't miss out as 3.6-billion people at stuck at home...

 2020-04-02 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Japan buyers set Q2 aluminium premium at $82/tonne...

The premium for aluminium shipments to Japanese buyers for April to June was set at $82 per tonne, down 1.2% from the preceding quarter....

 2020-04-02 12:25 

News24

Coronavirus: Gauteng govt welcomes donations of cellphones from Telkom and Samsung...

The Gauteng Department of Health has welcomed as a "major boost" the donation of mobile handsets by Telkom and Samsung Africa, to be used by its team doing contact tracing....

 2020-04-02 12:15 

Daily Nation

Feedback: Experts give insights on crop and livestock issues...

For your questions on farming and agribusiness to be answered by experts, send an email to satnation@ke.nationmedia.com...

 2020-04-02 12:12 

News24

WATCH | Cape Town homeless community speaks about life under lockdown without access to water...

A homeless community living in tents on the side of the road in Observatory is struggling to survive during the 21-day lockdown in the country....

 2020-04-02 12:11 

Standard Digital

Shilling weakens against the dollar...

The Kenyan shilling weakened on Thursday due to some merchandise importers and retailers buying dollars to meet their obligations...

 2020-04-02 12:11 

Standard Digital

Survey: Closure of firms, NGOs affect domain registration...

According to CA, the drop is attributed to the closure of businesses and other non-governmental institutions in the country....

 2020-04-02 12:11 

Standard Digital

Wives rejoice, traders despair as coronavirus halts khat supply to Somalia...

Some Somalis, especially women and children, say coronavirus handed them an unexpected boon through the ban on khat flights....

 2020-04-02 12:11 

Standard Digital

Letter to the president: Set up covid-19 research fund to find cure...

Coronavirus will not cure itself. What we are doing now is managing the spread and this can go on forever....

 2020-04-02 12:11 

News24

Coronavirus: Western Cape govt scouting for temporary treatment sites...

Suitable venues are being searched for in the Western Cape to be used as temporary treatment sites, in preparation for any increases in the province's number of coronavirus infections....

 2020-04-02 12:10 

Uganda Radio Network

10 LDUs Arrested for Brutalizing Traders...

Major Katamba revealed that in Kampala metropolitan area, 10 LDUs were arrested while 13 others have been held in upcountry districts....

 2020-04-02 12:09 

Business Report (IOL)

#KeepTheSpirit: Premium spirits provider commits R2 million to support bartenders, waitrons...

The hospitality sector has been hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis and among those most deeply affected are members of the bar and restaurant community....

 2020-04-02 12:09 

Business Report (IOL)

#KeepTheSpirit: Premium spirits provider commits R2m to support bartenders, waitrons...

The hospitality sector has been hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis and among those most deeply affected are members of the bar and restaurant community....

 2020-04-02 12:08 

Standard Digital

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Zambia records first coronavirus death...

Zambia has recorded its first death from coronavirus, and the number of confirmed cases has risen by three to 39....

 2020-04-02 12:05 

News24

Coronavirus wrap: Europe cases breach 500 000, Israel health minister contracts Covid-19 and Philippines' ambassador to Lebanon dies...

More than 500 000 novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infections have been diagnosed in Europe, over half the global total, according to a tally by AFP from official sources....

 2020-04-02 12:02 

Daily Nation

Division One clubs now call for truce on FKF polls impasse...

Indengu said the clubs risk losing out on talented players....

 2020-04-02 12:01 

News24

Zwelinzima Vavi tests positive for Covid-19...

SA Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-04-02 12:00 

Standard Digital

Nick Mwendwa should be ready for dialogue - Mohamed Hatimy...

Depending on FIFA for protection no longer works around the world and Football Kenya Federation must read the signs, former FKF chairman Mohamed Hatim...

 2020-04-02 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Market turmoil resumes as Covid-19 fears deepen...

Psychology has impacted asset prices, and with more people realising that the virus could reach them in some way or has infected someone they know....

 2020-04-02 11:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Freedom Radio on the Spot For Misleading Public on COVID-19...

Asiimwe reportedly also assured his listeners that Corona virus patients can't recover, saying those who test positive should write their final will....

 2020-04-02 11:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Water Shortage Hindering Implementation of COVID-19 Measures...

Sebastian Kayizzi the LC 1 Chairman of Genda village in Luweero district say the two boreholes at the village broke down last year leaving 90 homesteads with no access to water....

 2020-04-02 11:48 

News24

Accused beach 'body dumpers' told cops they just wanted to 'catch a sea breath'...

A scene of horror unfolded when their bakkie was given a routine once-over by officials, who described the beach as a common dumping ground for bodies....

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