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 2018-09-18 09:12 

Daily Nation

Why Sh3.1trn budget won't add up easily...

The cost of living is pointing north....

 2018-09-18 09:12 

Mail & Guardian

EU targets BMW, Daimler, VW in pollution cartel probe...

The probe lands three years to the day after shock revelations in the US that VW installed software in its diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests...

 2018-09-18 09:11 

News24

WATCH: Hospital officials suspended after infants' corpses found in boxes...

Top management of a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya has reportedly been suspended after corpses of at least 12 infants were found stuffed in boxes. (WARNING: The visuals may upset sensitive viewers)....

 2018-09-18 09:11 

News24

Libya authorities close Tripoli's only airport over safety...

Libyan authorities have closed the capital Tripoli's only functioning airport, diverting traffic to another one at the nearby militia-controlled city of Misrata....

 2018-09-18 09:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Councillor Opposes Probe on Kasenda Sub County Creation...

Last month, Kabarole district council instituted a committee to investigate the creation of Kasenda Sub County. However, Ruta has opposed the committee.He says that members of the committee are likely to be biased and the investigations are wastage of res...

 2018-09-18 09:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbale District Registers Low Turn up for HPV 2 Vaccine...

However, only 21,292 girls of the 92,000 returned for the second dose of vaccine meaning that over 7000 girls didnt show up. Ayub Madoi, the Mbale District Assistant Health Officer, says for maximum protection each girl is supposed to receive 2 doses....

 2018-09-18 09:04 

Daily Nation

Hassan Joho gives Uhuru Kenyatta free advice on SGR...

If it is burdensome, let us stop it for a while, says Mombasa governor....

 2018-09-18 09:01 

News24

Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveller...

A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023, and he plans to bring six to eight artists along....

 2018-09-18 09:01 

News24

Trailer full of bodies causes row in Mexico...

Mexican authorities were scrambling to find a parking spot for a truck carrying more than 100 unidentified bodies whose fetid smell has been infuriating residents in the city of Guadalajara....

 2018-09-18 09:00 

News24

UCT strike over after agreement reached with unions...

The University of Cape Town has reached an agreement with unions representing transport, cleaning and catering staff who had downed tools....

 2018-09-18 09:00 

Daily Nation

Big test for MPs on Uhuru fuel tax memo...

Some legislators say implementing the levy will overburden the tax payer....

 2018-09-18 09:00 

Daily Nation

Major break in hunt for Sharon Otieno's killers...

Jack Gombe, a taxi driver, in the soup....

 2018-09-18 09:00 

Daily Nation

DCI probes death of 12 infants at Pumwani Hospital in Nairobi...

The bodies were discovered by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko during an impromptu visit to the facility....

 2018-09-18 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Tower grows in Europe with prime property buy in Croatia...

Tower Property Fund has increased its exposure to central and eastern Europe with the acquisition of a prime industrial property in Zagreb, Croatia....

 2018-09-18 08:58 

Daily Nation

South Africa's top court legalises personal, private cannabis use...

South Africa's top court rules that private, personal cannabis use is legal....

 2018-09-18 08:55 

Daily Nation

Melon farmer reaps prize of persistence...

Apart from watermelon farming, the farmer also grows vegetables and chilli....

 2018-09-18 08:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Ferrari's SUV plans: Investors want assurance...

The new boss at Ferrari will have to convince investors that they can hit targets....

 2018-09-18 08:53 

Standard Digital

Wife finds out husband has slept with 341 women during a live TV interview...

Brandi was devastated to learn the extent of her husband's cheating and lying....

 2018-09-18 08:53 

Standard Digital

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 2018-09-18 08:53 

Standard Digital

New retail chain eyes oil shoppers...

A new player has joined the e-commerce industry, aiming to tap into the growing number of online shoppers....

 2018-09-18 08:52 

Standard Digital

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy, says IMF...

The IMF said it expected Britain's economy would grow by about 1.5 percent t a year this year and 2019 if a broad Brexit agreement was struck...

 2018-09-18 08:52 

Standard Digital

Leased items best bet, says key supplier...

GE Healthcare says the Managed Equipment Service (MES) programme offers the best strategy in managing Kenya's health sector...

 2018-09-18 08:52 

Standard Digital

Graft blamed for widening fiscal deficit...

During last week's State of the Nation address, President Uhuru Kenyatta told Kenyans that the new taxes and austerity measures were due to the high...

 2018-09-18 08:52 

Standard Digital

Simple tips on how to slay the Matte lipstick without a struggle...

Matte liquid lipstick is all the rage, and if you want to jump on this trend you'll need to know how to apply it properly...

 2018-09-18 08:52 

Standard Digital

Focus now on Collymore's last days in corner office...

With one year to go at the helm of one of the region's most valuable listed firms, Safaricom CEO is hard-pressed to leave a legacy of M-Pesa...

 2018-09-18 08:45 

Daily Nation

Emmy winners in key categories-PHOTOS...

Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards....

 2018-09-18 08:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand gains after dollar's tariff falter...

The rand gained early on Tuesday as broad dollar weakness supported investor appetite for riskier assets....

 2018-09-18 08:35 

News24

N1 near Du Toitskloof Pass closed after truck's hazardous load catches fire...

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa is uncertain when the N1 southbound between Rawsonville Weigh Bridge and Du Toitskloof Pass will be reopened....

 2018-09-18 08:35 

Business Report (IOL)

Natural flair for hair...

Anathi Majeke took to the business of hair when she was seven and has never looked back....

 2018-09-18 08:33 

Daily Nation

Smugglers pave path for migrants to cross from Africa to Europe...

Migrants scale barbed-wire topped fences and cross the sea in inflatable boats or jet skis and almost all rely on human traffickers....

 2018-09-18 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasfin salvages some headwind through total income...

Financial services group Sasfin had a tough time of it in the year to June, taking broadsides in headline earnings and headline earnings a share....

 2018-09-18 08:28 

Daily Nation

Benjamin Netanyahu allows 1,000 Ethiopians to immigrate to Israel...

Falashmuras claim to be descendants of Ethiopian Jews....

 2018-09-18 08:26 

News24

Reports: 21 killed in a bus crash on a road in central Iran...

Iranian media: 21 people die as bus overturns following collision with a tanker on a road in central Iran....

 2018-09-18 08:26 

Mail & Guardian

Naspers unbundles to 'unlock value'...

The company seeks to become the continent's video entertainment channel by offering online streaming services and pay-tv...

 2018-09-18 08:24 

News24

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence...

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence....

 2018-09-18 08:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Dominic Ongwen Placed on Mental Health Disorder Treatment...

Ongwens diagnosis came after several failed attempts by lawyers to convince The Hague based Court that the traumatic experiences from the LRA-led war in Northern Uganda make Dominic Ongwen mentally unfit to stand trial for War crimes and Crimes against hu...

 2018-09-18 08:17 

Daily Nation

Grim search for typhoon landslide victims as Philippines death toll climbs...

Hundreds of rescuers use shovels and their bare hands to sift through a massive landslide....

 2018-09-18 08:08 

News24

South Africa's crime statistics: Denial at its worst...

If our own government is unable to admit that we have a crisis on our hands when it comes to crime in South Africa, then I'm afraid that we have very little hope for what lies ahead....

 2018-09-18 08:04 

News24

Florence death toll jumps to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc...

Rain-gorged rivers have threatened further flooding on the storm-battered US East Coast as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31....

 2018-09-18 08:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Dominic Ongwen Begins Defense in ICC...

Ongwen, indicted for the most number of war crimes and crimes against humanity is facing up to 70 charges at The Hague based International court. The charges relate to attacks on civilians who had sought government protections in Lukodi, Pajule, Abok and ...

 2018-09-18 08:02 

News24

Closure of men's toilets at Uitenhage taxi rank causes a stink...

Commuters at the Uitenhage taxi rank and bus terminus, as well as nearby shopkeepers, are calling on the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to urgently reopen the men's public toilet after it was closed due to water pressure issues....

 2018-09-18 08:01 

News24

WATCH: How red flip flops become a green boat...

Washed up flip flops and plastic are being used to build boats and clean the ocean in east Africa....

 2018-09-18 08:01 

News24

UniZulu accused in hospital after mob attack over alleged killing...

A University of Zululand student accused of stabbing a fellow student to death is in hospital under police guard after he was attacked by fellow students....

 2018-09-18 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

AngloGold agrees to 'historic' wage deal...

Entry-level employees will earn R1 000 more a year in the third year of the settlement....

 2018-09-18 07:58 

Daily Nation

2 police officers, 7 civilians arrested for robbery in Nakuru...

7 civilians also held over violent robbery in Olenguruone....

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — Investec...

Nick Kunze from Bridge Stockbrokers talks to Business Day TV about Investec, his stock pick of the day...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Audi plugs into the future...

Mark Smyth was in San Francisco at the reveal of Audi's first series production electric vehicle, the E-tron...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Cape Town's dams are 70% full, and there is more rain forecast...

Over the past week, dam levels have increased by 0.9% and average water consumption for the city has declined...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Naspers's OLX revs its engine with Webuycars deal...

The online classifieds business says it will invest R1.4bn in the local vehicle-purchasing service...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

THE FT COLUMN: A nuclear gamble on North Korea's Chairman Kim...

Moon Jae-in's hypothesis (or hope) is that the sheer unpredictability of Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump could create the conditions for peace, writes Gideon Rachman...

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