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 2019-07-23 12:31 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom bailout wreaks havoc on South African government finances...

The South African government's decision to increase support for the embattled state power utility is wreaking havoc on the nation's finances....

 2019-07-23 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ascendis still locked in negotiations with Cyprus...

Almost more than six months have elapsed since Ascendis Health informed the market about a possible disposal of its business in Cyprus....

 2019-07-23 12:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Thugs Break into Tobacco Premises in Hoima...

The thugs whose names have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing investigations broke into the stores at 11 pm on Monday....

 2019-07-23 12:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Parish Chairperson in Trouble for Contempt of Court Orders...

Frances Balimaino, the Chairperson of Kyabatega Youth Farmer's group, says they secured a court order restraining the accused from using the land but Mugisa and his group ignored the orders prompting them to seek redress....

 2019-07-23 12:23 

News24

Cold front to bring widespread snow to SA from Tuesday...

There is a high chance of fairly widespread light snow falling in South Africa and Lesotho starting on Tuesday, but heavier snowfalls of up to 20cm are possible in other places....

 2019-07-23 12:18 

News24

Uprooted tree destroys 7 homes during Cape Town storm...

Seven homes have been destroyed by a tree that was uprooted during an overnight storm in Imizamo Yethu, the City of Cape Town says....

 2019-07-23 12:14 

Daily Nation

Guardiola blasts 'false' media report...

The opinion piece accused Manchester City of an "attitude of arrogance"....

 2019-07-23 12:13 

Daily Nation

New Gor signing keen to emulate want-away Shakava...

Ojwang has been tipped as a perfect replacement for Harun Shakava....

 2019-07-23 12:08 

News24

Two people take empty passenger train for Friday night joyride in KZN...

Two unknown suspects went off the rails and stole an empty passenger train before driving it from eMkhomazi to Umgababa in KwaZulu-Natal - a distance of 12km....

 2019-07-23 12:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Iguru Orders Gun Fingerprinting Team to Vacate Kingdom Chambers...

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the development, saying the King was unhappy with the sound of guns being fired by the officers in the kingdom chambers, which is about 100 meters from his palace....

 2019-07-23 12:04 

Standard Digital

Nokia's return to regional market...

Nokia entry-level phones go for as low as Sh1, 500 and this will be a good thing for everyone....

 2019-07-23 12:04 

Standard Digital

State oil firm sparks hope of gas find in Kajiado farm...

State agencies are back to the area for mapping after setting up a budget for the same in an exercise that will take three months - a pointer to the p...

 2019-07-23 12:03 

Standard Digital

Property owners challenged to consider events, wedding activities...

Pam Golding said the opportunity to turn luxury properties to wedding venues would earn them the same amount as rental income...

 2019-07-23 12:03 

Standard Digital

How to cut current account deficits...

Our leaders would do well if they take advantage of the continued narrowing of the current account deficit to step up measures that eliminate it...

 2019-07-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Kenya moves closer to goal of 100% renewable energy generation by 2030...

Kenya has boosted its power generation capacity and is one giant step closer to reaching its goal of 100% renewable energy generation by 2030....

 2019-07-23 11:58 

Daily Nation

Boris Johnson becomes new UK prime minister...

Boris Johnson to take over from Theresa May on Wednesday....

 2019-07-23 11:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga Faults Absentee MPs over Allowances...

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted members of Parliament for appending their signatures for allowances, yet they do not attend Plenary and committee sittings....

 2019-07-23 11:55 

Business Live

Boris Johnson to steer Brexit as next UK prime minister...

After a six-week leadership race, Johnson won by a landslide ballot, and promises to 'ping off the guy ropes of self-doubt and negativity'...

 2019-07-23 11:55 

Business Live

Proudfoot points out why Saturday's All Blacks-Bok showdown is so important...

Two nations may have one eye on World Cup but Wellington game must be approached with respect...

 2019-07-23 11:55 

Business Live

WATCH: Why Ramaphosa wants a review of the public protector's report...

Lawson Naidoo from the Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution talks to Business Day TV about the public protector's Bosasa report...

 2019-07-23 11:48 

Standard Digital

STORY ON ROTICH ARROR RULING (WAIT)...
 2019-07-23 11:48 

Standard Digital

CS Henry Rotich, PS Thugge released on Sh15m cash bail...

CS Rotich, PS Thugge released on Sh15m cash bail, Sh50 million and surety of similar amount in Kimwarer and |Arror dams case...

 2019-07-23 11:48 

Daily Nation

The many ways of crossing the English Channel...

In August 1875 Britain merchant marine captain Matthew Webb became the first known person to swim across....

 2019-07-23 11:48 

Business Report (IOL)

SA's troubled parastatals to be placed under curatorship as it receives billions in State funding...

Tito Mboweni is making good on his promise that cash-strapped state-owned companies receiving bailouts would be placed under curatorship....

 2019-07-23 11:46 

Daily Nation

Gor Mahia sign top transfer target...

Gor have signed Maurice Ojwang' from Western Stima on a three-year deal....

 2019-07-23 11:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Air Force Soldier Knocked Dead...

Tukahirwa was knocked dead by a Toyota Kruger registration number UAY 582V along Kyoga Avenue in senior quarters in Soroti Municipality around 7am this morning...

 2019-07-23 11:33 

Mail & Guardian

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in US...

A district attorney in the state of Nevada said it would not prosecute the Portugueseplayer because it cannot be proven that sexual assault occurred....

 2019-07-23 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Econet feels the pinch of Zimbabwe's repeated power outages...

Mobile operators are feeling the pinch of power outages in Zimbabwe....

 2019-07-23 11:28 

News24

SANDF soldiers accused of terrorising immigrant shack dwellers...

Mozambican nationals say SA National Defence Force soldiers beat 11 of them and residents of Happiness Village, eats of Johannesburg, say they witnessed the incident....

 2019-07-23 11:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Livestock Gene Bank Will Improve Productivity-Agriculture Minister...

Ssempijja says that the Gene Bank will increase livestock production and productivity and farmers will upgrade subsistence agriculture to commercial livestock....

 2019-07-23 11:27 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Breaking: Boris Johnson wins UK PM race by 66 per cent vote...

Boris Johnson secured 66% of the vote. A crushing victory of Jeremy Hunt - and widely expected....

 2019-07-23 11:27 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done...

Johnson won the votes of 92,153 members of the Conservative party, almost twice the 46,656 won by his rival....

 2019-07-23 11:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Threats to Modern African Church Dominate SECAM Bishops Summit...

Archbishop Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle, the Archbishop of Cape Coast in Ghana told the press that they are equally using the conference to understand the past and present challenges of the Church in Africa....

 2019-07-23 11:22 

News24

BREAKING | Boris Johnson wins race for Britain's PM...

Boris Johnson has become the new Conservative leader in London, winning the race to be Britain's prime minister....

 2019-07-23 11:14 

Mail & Guardian

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM...

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party....

 2019-07-23 11:10 

News24

More than R1.3bn was spent on improving Alexandra - MEC...

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile has told the Alexandra inquiry that the government has spent far more than the budgeted R1.3bn to revamp the area....

 2019-07-23 11:10 

Mail & Guardian

Smoking giant China planning e-cigarette regulation...

The Asian giant has over 300 million tobacco-smokers, but the vaping trend has yet to explode as it has in the United States and elsewhere....

 2019-07-23 11:06 

Standard Digital

Rotich pleads not guilty to corruption charges...

Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges...

 2019-07-23 11:03 

Standard Digital

Arror dam project in photos...

Treasury CS Henry Rotich and his PS Kamau Thugge and four others were on Tuesday arraigned in court to face 24 charges, among them abuse of office...

 2019-07-23 11:00 

Business Live

Don't call fake meat 'meat', says Tofurky...

As meat alternatives become all the rage, one firm has taken legal action against a law that prohibits use of the word 'meat' to describe its products...

 2019-07-23 11:00 

Business Live

Watershed: the year that changed the course of World War 2...

In 1941, Hitler made two fateful moves that cost him victory...

 2019-07-23 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Big demand for 20 locomotives recovered from Sierra Leone...

Grindrod is experiencing competing demands from rail operators in Southern Africa for 20 locomotives that it has returned from Sierra Leone....

 2019-07-23 10:58 

Daily Nation

Kewota calls for breastfeeding rooms in schools for teachers...

Kewota says breastfeeding rooms will help improve performance....

 2019-07-23 10:54 

Daily Nation

KVDA hit by crisis after bosses arrested over dam scandal...

Workers say they anticipate there will be more arrests....

 2019-07-23 10:43 

Business Report (IOL)

Structural faults in economy, corruption take away from SA's successes - Ramaphosa...

South Africa has been less successful in addressing the structural faults in the economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday....

 2019-07-23 10:39 

Standard Digital

“Hyenas” stealing, mauling livestock in Makueni : The Standard...

A few weeks back, four cows were slaughtered in Kautandini village and their carcasses dumped in a bush....

 2019-07-23 10:32 

News24

Cape Town orphanage manager granted R5 000 bail...

The manager of a Cape Town orphanage, who faces fraud and corruption allegations, has been released on R 5 000 bail....

 2019-07-23 10:32 

Daily Nation

Kerio dams saga suspects seek to be freed on bail...

Defence lawyers says the accused would attend the trial to conclusion....

 2019-07-23 10:31 

News24

Man gunned down outside workplace in Alberton...

A 38-year-old Thokoza man has been gunned down outside his workplace in South Crest, Alberton....

 2019-07-23 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Kumba interim profit jumps to R13bn on higher iron ore price and weaker rand...

Kumba Iron Ore pointed to a higher iron ore price and a weaker rand as it reported a whooping increase in net profit to R13.2bn in six months....

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