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 2018-07-18 19:47 

News24

Land: The people speak - The Ingonyama Trust shouldn't divide...

It's no surprise that the Ingonyama Trust was raised at the Constitutional Review Committee's first hearing in KwaZulu-Natal, given recent veiled threats of succession and violence from the Zulu king, who is the sole trustee of the trust....

 2018-07-18 19:43 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM Caucus Backs Cabinet Decision on Mobile Money Tax...

Members of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus have resolved to back a cabinet decision to revise the 1 percent tax on mobile money withdrawals. They however chose to retain taxes on Over the Top services like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp....

 2018-07-18 19:41 

Daily Nation

UNAIDS boss Sidibe refuses to quit over deputy's assault row...

Sidibe was reprimanded after an internal UN probe for mishandling Brostrom's complaint....

 2018-07-18 19:30 

Daily Nation

Kenyan students get Mandela scholarships...

The learners will be taken through courses on leadership development....

 2018-07-18 19:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Tiperu Wins Arua Municipality NRM Primaries...

Nusura Tiperu, emerged winner beating the seven other candidates in polls held today....

 2018-07-18 19:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Procures Two Airbus Planes...

French Aircraft manufacturer airbus announced on Wednesday evening that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Uganda for procurement of two airbus planes. It was a second deal announced in a day. Earlier, Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier ...

 2018-07-18 19:10 

Daily Nation

Embu crash death toll rises to six...

Three people are still admitted at Embu Level Five Hospital....

 2018-07-18 19:06 

News24

Couple accused of murdering 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters face new child neglect charges...

Additional charges have been added in the case against a Cape Town couple accused of murdering 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters, and they relate to the alleged abuse and neglect of the little boy's siblings....

 2018-07-18 19:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Swatch CEO boosts hiring, inventory to keep up with watch demand...

Swatch Group AG, the largest Swiss watchmaker, is boosting headcount and inventory to record levels....

 2018-07-18 18:49 

News24

Zuma is not a member of Mazibuye African Congress new political party president...

The president of Mazibuye African Congress, a new political party formed in KwaZulu-Natal, says former president Jacob Zuma is not a member of their party but "a total embodiment of a struggle of a black child in South Africa"....

 2018-07-18 18:49 

Daily Nation

Activist Omtatah opposes new tax scheme by Govt...

Omtatah wants Parliament to first approve the plan....

 2018-07-18 18:49 

Daily Nation

Zimbabwe opposition calls for African blocs to protect poll...

The SADC and AU have both sent observer teams to the election....

 2018-07-18 18:40 

Daily Nation

Russian 'agent' arrested to undermine Putin-Trump summit...

Maria Butina was arrested in Washington on Sunday and appeared in court on Monday....

 2018-07-18 18:37 

Business Live

Ryanair says biggest-ever strike to ground 600 flights next week...

The Irish airline's cabin crew across Europe escalate a staff revolt that is expected to affect up to 50,000 customers...

 2018-07-18 18:36 

Business Live

Putin's offer to collar hackers a quid pro quo to Trump...

Russia wants to question a number of US citizens and UK financier...

 2018-07-18 18:36 

Daily Nation

Comesa elects Kapwepwe as first woman sec-gen...

Ms Kapwepwe, 59, replaces Mr Sindiso Ngwenya from Zimbabwe....

 2018-07-18 18:32 

Standard Digital

Ex-Arsenal star on his feet playing after 20 months injury scare...

Former Arsenal player is back playing after spending over 18 months sidelined with injury....

 2018-07-18 18:31 

Daily Nation

19 drown after refugee boat sinks off north Cyprus...

Over 100 people were rescued in a joint operation by Turkish Cypriot and Turkish coastguards....

 2018-07-18 18:30 

Daily Nation

100 years since his birth, S.Africa pays tribute to Mandela...

Tutu recalled Mandela's willingness to apologise when wrong....

 2018-07-18 18:29 

News24

eThekwini deputy mayor tells resident 'service delivery is not my job' in recorded phone call...

A Durban resident has shared a voice recording of a heated exchange she had with eThekwini Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer in which she says: "Service delivery is not my job"....

 2018-07-18 18:27 

News24

911 caller warns of gas leak before fatal Wisconsin blast...

Recordings show a construction worker called 911 to warn he could smell and hear a leak from a broken gas main, just before a massive explosion killed a firefighter and destroyed six buildings in southern Wisconsin....

 2018-07-18 18:27 

Daily Nation

Govt will not give cash to fishermen affected by Lapsset...

In May, the Malindi High Court directed the national government to compensate the fishermen Sh1.76 billion....

 2018-07-18 18:25 

News24

Land expropriation without compensation key to taking forward Madiba's vision - Ramaphosa, Zuma...

Land expropriation without compensation is one of the key programmes that will take forward late President Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela's vision of a free South Africa, both President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Jacob Zuma have said....

 2018-07-18 18:23 

Daily Nation

Google to appeal EU antitrust fine...

Google spokesman Al Verney said Android has created more choice for everyone, not less....

 2018-07-18 18:11 

Daily Nation

Thai boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge...

Doctors said all 13 were in good physical and mental health after recuperating in hospital....

 2018-07-18 18:08 

Daily Nation

Appeal court: Bomachoge Chache MP Miruka won fairly...

The judges sitting in Kisumu dismissed the petition....

 2018-07-18 18:07 

Standard Digital

Girls in court for asking Ofafa boys to burn their school...

Their plans were reportedly thwarted when a teacher found the note....

 2018-07-18 18:01 

Daily Nation

Ethiopia and Eritrea: After decades of discord, detente...

In 1991 Eritrean rebels seized the Eritrean capital Asmara....

 2018-07-18 18:00 

News24

Grace Mugabe ally under police 'radar' in wake of grenade attack: report...

A former ally of Grace Mugabe has been placed on a "persons of interest" list by Zimbabwean police in the wake of last month's grenade attack on a ruling party rally, a report says....

 2018-07-18 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: SA will never know peace unless it resolves land question - Kenya's Lumumba...

South Africa will never know peace until it resolves its longstanding land question, Kenyan academic Professor Patrick Lumumba has said....

 2018-07-18 17:50 

Standard Digital

IAAF denies attempt to lock out female athletes...

Athletics governing body the IAAF has said it...

 2018-07-18 17:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Prevention Crisis Hampering Global HIV Response -UNAIDS...

Describing his appeal as a wake-up call to the global community, Sidib explained that partial successes in saving lives and stopping new infections - some 1.4 million since 2010 - had resulted in a lack of urgency among the Member States....

 2018-07-18 17:44 

Daily Nation

Four-star Gor Mahia thrash Yanga in Confederation tie...

Defender Haji Mwinyi then scored an own-goal to all but end Yanga's hopes....

 2018-07-18 17:38 

Business Live

Global stocks near one-month high as the dollar hits a three-week high...

Bullish comments by the US Fed chairman boost the dollar, as gold sinks to a year low; Wall Street trades at a five-month highs as earnings roll in...

 2018-07-18 17:37 

Uganda Radio Network

DPP Sanctions Charges Against Journalists Raymond Mujuni, Joel Ssenyonyi...

A reliable police source told URN that the three were added on the charge sheet on which three other suspects have already been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison over the same...

 2018-07-18 17:37 

Business Live

US to investigate if uranium imports threaten national security...

Two US uranium producers filed a petition in January asking for the probe under the same provision Trump used to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium imports...

 2018-07-18 17:36 

Business Live

THE LEX COLUMN: Cult of excessive executive pay flourishes in Australia...

Shareholders should be concerned about opacity and undemanding targets, such as a 'corporate culture' bonus mooted by Commonwealth Bank in 2016...

 2018-07-18 17:33 

Daily Nation

Posta postpones cheaper parcel haulage via SGR...

The Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) has shelved plans to move its parcels and mails through the standard gauge railway....

 2018-07-18 17:33 

Daily Nation

Transport ministry bans unlicensed group SGR bookings...

Hotels and other entities seeking to procure the Madaraka Express tickets in large quantities must be licensed and registered by the Kenya Railways Corporation....

 2018-07-18 17:28 

News24

WATCH: Thai football team speak to media for first time since cave rescue...

After surviving being trapped in a cave for 17 days, a team of young footballers talk to the media....

 2018-07-18 17:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Drivers Injured in Taxi Stage Management Scuffle...

The fight among taxi operators plying the Mityana-Mubende-Fort Portal Route, started when a group headed by one Henry Ssembatya, stormed the stage claiming that it had been licensed under Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association KOTSA to manage the par...

 2018-07-18 17:19 

News24

Weather Update: SA's interior to experience a drop in temperature...

The central interior of the country is expected to experience a drop in minimum temperatures on Thursday....

 2018-07-18 17:13 

Daily Nation

McClatchie-led team wins final Pro-Am...

A total of 115 teams featuring 30 pros participated in the event....

 2018-07-18 17:07 

Standard Digital

Family that despises hospitals loses seventh child...

Members of Kanitha wa Ngai (Church of God), a religious sect, do not believe in hospitals....

 2018-07-18 17:07 

Daily Nation

Spurs send playmaker to Raptors for DeRozan in major NBA swap...

Leonard played in only nine games for the Spurs last season....

 2018-07-18 17:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Illegal Charcoal Burning Gulps Katakwi Forest Cover...

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that many charcoal burners in Katakwi are targeting the tree which is locally known as Ekungur in Ateso because it produces high-quality charcoal, which has attracted a large market in neighbouring Kenya. Men, Women and You...

 2018-07-18 17:05 

News24

E Guinea opposition demand govt resign over political prisoners...

An opposition leader in Equatorial Guinea has called for the government to resign over its failure to release political prisoners, a promise made by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema....

 2018-07-18 17:05 

News24

South Sudan foes to sign 'preliminary' power pact this week...

Sudan says that South Sudan's warring factions have agreed to sign a "preliminary"; power-sharing deal this week, which would be followed by a final one later in the month....

 2018-07-18 17:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot's Body Arrives Tomorrow...

Makmot died last week while returning to Uganda from the USA aboard a Fly Emirates Plane....

 2018-07-18 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

EU has fined Google a record $5bn over Android...

Google has been fined by the EU $5 billion over apps for Android mobile devices....

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