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 2020-07-04 21:00 

Standard Digital

Gideon leads team to congratulate new Malawi leader...

Kanu chairman to deliver congratulatory message to newly-elected president....

 2020-07-04 21:00 

Standard Digital

35 children held over alcohol, sex orgy...

The students, 15 girls and 20 boys, were found in a house in Sango Estate in Arujo Location....

 2020-07-04 21:00 

Standard Digital

Ward reps reject push to reconcile with Waiguru...

The two arms of Kirinyaga County are locked in yet another battle following a botched attempt by the governor to constitute a mediation team...

 2020-07-04 21:00 

Standard Digital

Blown out of proportion...

Theres no disagreement between ODM and Jubilee, Mbadi says...

 2020-07-04 20:50 

Business Live

My Brilliant Career: Empowering confidence and promoting Africanism...

Gracia Bampile is the founder and CEO of fashion house Haute Afrika...

 2020-07-04 20:50 

Business Live

ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK: Telkom's future will be found firmly in 5G...

The landline business is dead, but Telkom is walking with its head held high in the cloud...

 2020-07-04 20:10 

Uganda Radio Network

WHO Stops Use of Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir for COVID-19 Treatment...

In a statement released today, the health agency said that the decision to stop the use of the drugs comes from a recommendation made by the Solidarity Trial's International Steering Committee to discontinue the use of the drugs because they do not ha...

 2020-07-04 20:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Durban entrepreneur heads home to give back...

Local IT entrepreneur Shermar Stuart has returned to his old high school to set up a data-less streaming device for pupils at the school to pick up educational content on the school grounds and catch up what they missed during lockdown....

 2020-07-04 19:46 

News24

WATCH | 'A human being treated like a pig' - Bheki Cele during visit to Bulelani Qolani...

Police Minister Bheki Cele visited Bulelani Qolani in Khayelitsha on Saturday morning, and listened to the concerns of residents....

 2020-07-04 19:24 

News24

More than 2 000 Covid-19 patients fill Gauteng hospitals...

As Covid-19 cases continue to increase in Gauteng, as of 3 July, a total of 2 232 patients are currently hospitalised in both private and public facilities in the province....

 2020-07-04 19:22 

News24

Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises...

Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with health protocols will be shut for a week, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday as he launched new measures to try to curb the coronavi...

 2020-07-04 19:17 

News24

Catalonia places 200 000 people under coronavirus lockdown...

Spain's northeastern Catalonia region on Saturday locked down an area with around 200 000 residents near the town of Lerida following a surge in cases of the new coronavirus....

 2020-07-04 19:05 

News24

Teacher killed, stolen bank card used to buy liquor, clothes and car battery...

A 40-year-old man, arrested for the murder of a North West teacher, allegedly used her stolen bank card to buy liquor, clothes and a car battery....

 2020-07-04 18:39 

News24

Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal keeps Arsenal in Euro race...

Arsenal climbed back into the race to qualify for the Champions League as Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal inspired a crucial win against Wolves....

 2020-07-04 18:22 

News24

Afrikaans singer shot and killed on farm in the Western Cape...

Police are investing the murder of well-known Afrikaans singer Wynand Breedt, who was shot and killed on his farm outside Worcester, in the Western Cape....

 2020-07-04 17:30 

News24

'Naked' Cape Town man's newly rebuilt home also likely to be demolished...

A newly rebuilt informal structure, built by neighbours of Bulelani Qolani of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, is likely to be demolished again....

 2020-07-04 17:07 

News24

Herman Mashaba | Solutions lie with South Africans, not politicians...

Current political parties don't understand the problems South Africans are dealing with and therefore do not present workable, realistic and credible solutions, writes Herman Mashaba ....

 2020-07-04 17:00 

News24

Four arrested for stoning to death off-duty Cape Town police officer...

Four people, including two minors, have been arrested for the murder of a police officer in Cape Town. The Hawks say the off-duty officer was killed after an argument with his partner....

 2020-07-04 15:29 

Mail & Guardian

Review: 'Vukazithathe', a portrait of the maskandi artist as a mentor and friend...

Nthato Mokgata's documentary 'Vukazithate';, showing online at the National Arts Fexstival, tells an intimate story of his mentor and maskandi legend, Bhekisenzo "Vukazithathe4; Cele The post Review: 'Vukazithathe9;, a portrait of...

 2020-07-04 15:29 

Mail & Guardian

Review: 'Vukazithathe', a portrait of the maskandi artist as a mentor and friend...

Nthato Mokgata's documentary 'Vukazithate';, showing online at the National Arts Festival, tells an intimate story of his mentor and maskandi legend, Bhekisenzo "Vukazithathe4; Cele The post Review: 'Vukazithathe9;, a portrait of ...

 2020-07-04 15:18 

Business Live

America's declaration of indignation is a deluge of grievances...

Just a small part of the small preamble of the Declaration of Independence is what inspires; it's downhill from there, writes Francis Wilkinson...

 2020-07-04 15:17 

News24

Covid-19 relief funds: Five arrested for alleged fraud, theft...

Five Pretoria residents have been arrested for Covid-19 UIF irregularities. Aged between 25 and 68, they were traced to various residences in Shoshanguve, Atteridgeville and Mamelodi....

 2020-07-04 15:13 

News24

Limpopo police crack down on zama zamas, confiscates truck loaded with chrome...

Limpopo police have arrested a man for transporting minerals believed to have been obtained from illegal mining. The arrest came after three suspected illegal miners appeared in court....

 2020-07-04 15:06 

Standard Digital

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 2020-07-04 15:06 

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 2020-07-04 14:41 

Mail & Guardian

Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19...

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater The post Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-04 14:41 

Mail & Guardian

Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19...

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater The post Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-04 14:41 

Mail & Guardian

Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19...

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater The post Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-04 14:33 

Standard Digital

Senators invite EACC to probe Ngilu over procurement...

2017-18 audit report revealed systematic violation of the procurement laws and processes in the award of several tenders worth millions of shillings...

 2020-07-04 14:32 

Uganda Radio Network

191 Defilement Cases Reported in Albertine Region During COVID-19...

According to the breakdown, 20 cases were reported in Kibaale, 34 in Kiryandongo, 16 in Buliisa, 21 in Kakumiro, 22 in Masindi, 20 in Hoima, 27 in Kikuube and 31 in Kagadi....

 2020-07-04 14:20 

Standard Digital

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Some-hairdressers-were-reported-to-have-opened-at-the-stroke-of-midnight...

 2020-07-04 14:03 

News24

Mpumelelo Mkhabela | The trouble with South Africa...

Mpumelelo Mkhabela argues that despite lessons from other parts of the continent, South Africa is heading into decline....

 2020-07-04 13:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Man Kills Own Mother Over UGX 200...

According to the minor, the suspect demanded for Shillings 200, which his mother didn't have. This infuriated the suspect forcing his mother to abandon the supper and retreat to her bedroom....

 2020-07-04 13:32 

News24

World's largest pension fund loses $165 billion in worst quarter...

Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund lost 11%, or $164.7 billion, in the three months ended March, it said in Tokyo on Friday....

 2020-07-04 13:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Protests Delayed Release of Test Results...

The LC V Chairperson, Jackson Omona who co-chairs the District COVID 19 taskforce, says despite adhering to the stipulated Standard Operating Procedures on timely submission of samples taken from suspects they are dismayed over the delayed release of resu...

 2020-07-04 13:09 

News24

Sri Lanka minister offers ICC evidence 2011 World Cup final was fixed...

Sri Lanka's former sports minister says he has offered more evidence to cricket's world governing body that he says shows the 2011 World Cup was fixed....

 2020-07-04 12:36 

News24

Gauteng police stations close as Covid-19 cases continue to soar...

Five Gauteng police stations have been temporarily closed due to positive Covid-19 cases....

 2020-07-04 12:32 

News24

Retail tech hopes to beat one key Covid-19 threat: The shopping queue...

Using artificial intelligence, algorithms, bar codes, weighting and scanning technology, customers can pay for groceries and leave a store without standing in a queue....

 2020-07-04 12:30 

Standard Digital

Kisumu cop accused of defiling girl aged 15, impregnating her...

The officer who works at Kombewa station is further accused of trying to bribe the family to drop the case....

 2020-07-04 12:15 

Uganda Radio Network

PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure...

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management...

 2020-07-04 11:48 

Uganda Radio Network

RDC Suspends Suspicious Cultural Practices at Lufu Island...

According to Kigongo, such practices have been common on various islands in Buvuma but they have managed to stop them by suspending suspicious cultural rituals....

 2020-07-04 11:28 

News24

Brumbies kick off Aussie Super Rugby tournament with Rebels win...

The Brumbies started their Super Rugby AU campaign with a relatively comfortable 31-23 win over the Rebels in Canberra on Saturday....

 2020-07-04 11:15 

News24

'You will rest in eternity together' - daughter bids farewell to parents who died of Covid-19...

Family and friends have said farewell to Cape Town couple Barry and Heidi Volkwijn, who died of Covid-19 on the same day....

 2020-07-04 11:09 

Uganda Radio Network

45 Arrested For Killing Her Mother...

The suspects reportedly laid the deceased's body on a mattress and covered it with a blanket before setting the house ablaze to destroy evidence....

 2020-07-04 11:06 

Standard Digital

35 Homa Bay teens arrested in sex, drugs party...

Police also recovered various alcohol brands including illicit brew chang'aa....

 2020-07-04 10:37 

News24

Standard Bank: We will not let climate groups dictate how the bank is run...

Standard Bank said it takes climate risks seriously. But it will not let "single-issue advocates" dictate how it runs its AGMs or constitutes its board....

 2020-07-04 10:34 

News24

Goliath vs Hlophe: 3 allegations Chief Justice recommends tribunal investigate...

The Chief Justice has recommended that three claims lodged against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe are serious and warrant a tribunal....

 2020-07-04 10:31 

Standard Digital

Meru suspected kidnappers arrested...

Upon being arrested, the gang led police to the victim who had been held for two weeks....

 2020-07-04 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Embattled Makerere University Secretary Runs to Court to Challenge Suspension...

According to Barugahare, the forced leave is a disguised move to remove him from office and create a management committee outside the law to investigate nonexistent allegations orchestrated personally and concocted by Professor Nawangwe....

 2020-07-04 10:04 

News24

OPINION | How next-generation fundraising is helping charities stay afloat during Covid-19 pandemic...

Fundraising in the time of Covid-19 has gone globa, is peer reviewed more than ever and is now mostly online, writes Marius Mar ....

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