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 2017-02-20 06:30 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Welcome to post truth era of alternative facts, nonsense, lies and exaggerations... +

We the people of Kenya have built a bullshit mountain and piled it so high we have lost all sight of the truth...

 2017-02-20 06:19 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Uhuru against devolution and civil society, says Mudavadi... +

Amani National Congress party leader Musalia Mudavadi has accused the Jubilee administration of sabotaging devolution....

 2017-02-20 06:06 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Vasco Da Gama vindicated as student who used his phone to 'tune' girls owns up... +

In the staff room, he found Madam Annette circulating a foolscap to raise funds for his bail. Madam Schola, the great gossiper had already broadcast to all that Vasco Da Gama had been arrested...

 2017-02-20 05:58 

Daily Nation

US urges probe into DR Congo video massacre... +

The United States says it is ...

 2017-02-20 05:54 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Two robbers shot dead and guns seized as war on crime intensifies... +

Two thugs were at the weekend killed and two guns recovered from them in separate incidents....

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

JUSTICE MALALA: Gordhan - The signs are ominous... +

'A man who is in the pocket of the notorious Gupta family, Brian Molefe, is being sworn into parliament'...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

Video reveals massacre by Congolese soldiers... +

Politicians denounce the upsurge in unrest after a video purporting to show soldiers killing unarmed civilians in the southern Kasai-Central region...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

Rand unlikely to help banks... +

Good news is priced in and observers do not expect strong local unit to lift listed banking shares and retailers...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

Andile and AB show the way... +

Proteas scramble to one-day win over Kiwis with last-gasp run flurry...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

BOOK REVIEW: Dancing the Death Drill... +

Fred Khumalo resuscitates the story of how, a century ago, 618 black South African soldiers drowned as the SS Mendi sank and provides an insight into their ill-treatment during the First World War, writes Sue Grant-Marshall...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

Court reinstates NFP leaders, while fear dominates the party... +

Secretary-general and chairman were accused of general election bungle...

 2017-02-20 05:50 

Business Live

Dipuo Peters fires Acsa directors... +

Is Transport Minister Dipuo Peters shielding CEO Bongani Maseko or making moves to strengthen the Airports Company SA board?...

 2017-02-20 05:46 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

America: Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain... +

The Arizona Republican, a frequent critic of Trump, was responding to a tweet in which Trump accused the media of being the enemy of the American people....

 2017-02-20 05:46 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain... +

The Arizona Republican, a frequent critic of Trump, was responding to a tweet in which Trump accused the media of being the enemy of the American people....

 2017-02-20 05:34 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Water shortage bites as crooks carjack man to steal water meant to clean windshield... +

Reports indicate that the biting water shortages in the country have resulted in not only an increase in sales of perfume to cover the stench of unwashed bodies, but also a rapid increase in water-related crimes...

 2017-02-20 05:30 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Mother kills neighbour after she finds her having sex with her son in Kericho... +

Reportedly, the accused and the deceased were friends and neighbours residing in same area. But dung hit the fan when the accused discovered that the deceased had been having a love affair with her son...

 2017-02-20 05:28 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Africa: Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39... +

A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president....

 2017-02-20 05:28 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39... +

A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president....

 2017-02-20 05:23 

Standard Digital

Readers Lounge: Annoying ungodly acts in church women should stop... +

There was a time in the past when church was a rather drab affair, but over time church has become contemporary and hip...

 2017-02-20 05:19 

News24

Zuma must go - Phosa... +

Former ANC treasurer-general Mathews Phosa has asked President Jacob Zuma to step down....

 2017-02-20 05:18 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kericho family threatens to disown, turn kin into an outcast over coffin making business... +

What had begun as a small family matter quickly spiralled out of control, with panic-stricken neighbours joining calls to have the carpenter stop the coffin business...

 2017-02-20 05:18 

Standard Digital

: How rumours made me broke and a divorcee... +

The other day I was walking in town and I met this person who said to me; What! Freshier, it cannot be you!'' So I checked myself to ensure that it was me and not anyone else and I confirmed to him that it was me alright...

 2017-02-20 05:16 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Scarcity of men bites as women take scramble for the rare species' to church... +

Indeed, the way some single women have been scrambling to get the front seats in church pews leaves a lot to be desired...

 2017-02-20 05:08 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Shock as Nairobi pastor clobbers the devil out of wife in defense of 'mpango wa kando'... +

The well attended Eastlands crusade, organised by one of the Houses of Prayer churches in the city, had come to an end...

 2017-02-20 05:00 

Standard Digital

Readers Lounge: Men, to score big next Valentine here are a few things to remember... +

The moral of the story is do not spread yourself thin, focus only on the women who will help your life in the next one year in one way or the other....

 2017-02-20 04:57 

Daily Nation

Death toll from Mogadishu blast climbs to '20'... +

Explosion rips through Mogadishu market, on day Al-Shabaab threatened spirited attacks....

 2017-02-20 04:57 

Daily Nation

Jammeh's missing: tracing The Gambia's disappeared... +

Hopes dashed as some victims miss in jails....

 2017-02-20 04:53 

News24

France's Le Pen faces new challenges from EU Parliament, UN... +

French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing scathing new criticism from the UN human rights commissioner and new troubles with an investigation into her European Parliament assistants....

 2017-02-20 04:53 

News24

France's Fillon apologises for 'error' of hiring wife... +

French presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Monday apologised for the ...

 2017-02-20 04:53 

News24

Hollande calls for more cybersecurity for election... +

French President Francois Hollande is calling for new security measures around the country's presidential race, notably to protect against hacking....

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Andy Birkett rubs shoulders with Dusi greats... +

The defending champion secures his fourth straight Dusi Canoe Maratho win...

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Gordhan to deliver budget as reshuffle speculation grows... +

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to deliver the 2017-18 national budget on Wednesday as speculation grows former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe may replace him...

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Wide support for ICT plan, says telecommunications department... +

The focus now moves to how to roll out open-access network in information and communications technology sector...

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Oseg and Standard Chartered Botswana row grows... +

Stanchart Botswanas first Motswana CEO, Moatlhodi Lekaukau, quit after allegations of corruption made to banking regulators by Oseg Group...

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Zimbabwe wants me to run, says Robert Mugabe... +

The majority of the people feel that there is no replacement, successor who to them is acceptable, as acceptable as I am, says the ageing autocrat...

 2017-02-20 04:49 

Business Live

Africa must turn resources into manufactured export products... +

Global growth can only happen if countries create industries around raw materials, writes Moses Obinyeluaku...

 2017-02-20 04:48 

Standard Digital

: Student doctor does the unbelievable as the doctors' strike suspends her learning... +

Ruguru Kimani has occupied herself with parenting matters despite being 22 years old and without a child...

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

Critical court showdown on mining and environment... +

A controversial Australian mining companys allegedly illegal activities at its West Coast mine that resulted in massive environmental destruction is the subject of a legal battle starting in the Western Cape High Court, GroundUp reports....

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

BREAKING: Zim court dismisses Mugabe 'unfit to rule' case... +

Zimbabwes Constitutional Court has dismissed an application filed by a rights activist challenging President Robert Mugabes fitness to continue leading the southern African country....

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

'Someone tell Mugabe': Obama's post-presidency pics rile Zimbabweans... +

Those pictures of Barack Obama enjoying himself on holiday with Richard Branson? Zimbabweans are looking at them and wishing their 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe would take a leaf out of the former US leader's book and hand over power....

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

Moving from mining as unemployment plagues the Northern Cape... +

Unemployment and its associated social problems have become rife in the Northern Cape since mines began downscaling nearly two decades ago, says Nama Khoi local municipality mayor Boeboe van Wyk....

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

Australian mining company takes Cape 'environmental destruction' accusations to court... +

The Western Cape High Court is to begin hearing the case of Australian mining company Tormin, which is accused of large scale environmental destruction in the province....

 2017-02-20 04:27 

News24

Court stops mining at historical site in Northern Cape... +

The Northern Cape High Court has granted a final order stopping mining at Canteen Kopje, a historical and archaeological key point outside Barkly West. ...

 2017-02-20 03:48 

Business Live

M&R spikes on Coronation exit... +

The shares rocket 34% as fund manager Coronation sells out of Murray & Roberts...

 2017-02-20 03:36 

News24

Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief: officials... +

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has elected a hardline member of its armed wing as its new Gaza head....

 2017-02-20 03:36 

News24

Alleged Limpopo village gangsters in court... +

Five people allegedly involved in a reign of terror in a village near Tzaneen, Limpopo, have appeared in court on charges of murder and attempted murder....

 2017-02-20 03:36 

News24

Israel hits Hamas after 'projectile' fired... +

Israel struck a number of positions of Islamist movement Hamas in Gaza after a ...

 2017-02-20 02:36 

SABC

Esidimeni, job creation to feature in Makhuras SOPA... +

The Esidimeni mental patients tragedy, development of the township economy, youth job creation and Infrastructure development are expected to feature prominently in Gauteng SOPA....

 2017-02-20 02:18 

SABC

Proteas off to a great start in New Zealand... +

South Africa's national cricket team has gotten their five match One Day International Series off to a scintillating start....

 2017-02-20 02:10 

SABC

Over 300 000 financial assistance applications approved for 2017 ... +

More than 300 000 financial assistance applications have been approved for the 2017 academic year at South African tertiary institutions....

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