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 2020-01-17 19:01 

News24

Gauteng Safety MEC calls for calm in Alexandra after woman killed in a shootout between cops and suspected hijackers...

The Gauteng Department of Community Safety has called for calm in Alexandra after a woman was killed during a shootout between the police and suspected hijackers....

 2020-01-17 18:59 

Standard Digital

Manchester United name new captain...
 2020-01-17 18:56 

Standard Digital

Biometrics haven't replaced passports in 40% of US airports...

Balala's claim that the technology is used in 40% of US airports in place of passports is thus exaggerated....

 2020-01-17 18:56 

Standard Digital

EU warns of WTO challenge if China-US deal creates 'distortions'...

The European Union will challenge the China-US trade agreement at the World Trade Organization...

 2020-01-17 18:40 

News24

US woman jailed for killing husband with eye drops...

A South Carolina woman was on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water....

 2020-01-17 18:36 

News24

Sixth alleged cop killer 'who forced officer into police van with his dead colleague' arrested...

A sixth suspect wanted for the murder of a constable in Coffee Bay appears in the Mqanduli Magistrate's Court over a month after a gang gunned him down and forced his colleague into the back of their police van with the dead officer....

 2020-01-17 18:30 

Daily Nation

Lamu campaign to phase out mud-walled classrooms...

Schools in Lamu West getting new permanent classrooms....

 2020-01-17 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Gap pulls plug on Old Navy spinoff to focus on turning around sales...

Gap on Thursday scrapped its plan to spin-off Old Navy and said it would instead work to stem dropping sales....

 2020-01-17 18:23 

Standard Digital

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254kg ISIS fighter arrested, loaded onto pick-up truck...

The hate preacher's 40 stone frame caused delight amongst the terror group's detractors online...

 2020-01-17 18:05 

Standard Digital

Bekele agrees to race Kipchoge in London Marathon for the ages...

Ethiopian long-distance runner Kenenisa Bekele has been added to the London Marathon lineup set to take place on......

 2020-01-17 18:01 

Standard Digital

Google parent Alphabet valuation hit Sh100 trillion...

Google parent firm Alphabet is now worth some USD1 trillion based on its stock market value, becoming the fourth tech firm to reach that milestone...

 2020-01-17 17:59 

News24

WATCH | New footage emerges of 'Kyalami street brawl'...

New footage has emerged of the BMW street brawl that has left South Africans both puzzled and amused. Watch....

 2020-01-17 17:59 

News24

Teen arrested for allegedly killing fellow pupil outside North West school...

A 17-year-old female pupil has been arrested after she allegedly killed another pupil in Atamelang near Delareyville in the North West....

 2020-01-17 17:38 

News24

Your Saturday weather update: Strong winds to continue in Western Cape, severe thundershowers set for some provinces...

Hot conditions are expected on Saturday but they come with several hazards such as uncomfortable heat in some provinces, while the Western Cape will continue to be battered by strong gusts of wind, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-01-17 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Africa oil and power conference to focus on LNG, renewable energy...

This year's Africa Oil & Power forum will focus on the continent's transition towards renewable energy and gas exploration and production....

 2020-01-17 17:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Cram Work Persists in Schools As Pupils Fall Short On Problem Solving...

UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo notes that it has been a perennial challenge for many schools. For instance, Odongo says, both English and Mathematics performance was poor in questions where candidates were required to apply knowledge in problem-solvi...

 2020-01-17 17:12 

Business Live

Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr to defend Donald Trump at trial...

The two are vocal about their support for Trump, and Dershowitz has been associated with accused sex offender and Trump friend, Jeffrey Epstein...

 2020-01-17 17:11 

News24

WATCH | Two Prasa stations closed indefinitely after mass vandalism...

Prasa releases footage of vandalised Metrorail and Shosholoza Meyl stations that have either been closed or had services suspended indefinitely due to vandalism....

 2020-01-17 17:10 

Uganda Radio Network

2019 PLE Results: Karamoja Trails as Central, West Lead...

Data obtained from Uganda National Examinations Board shows that Amudat district registered the lowest number of first grades in the country, with only two, out of 301 candidates scoring aggregates in the first grade. Last year, only one candidate passed ...

 2020-01-17 17:08 

News24

Sisulu appoints Menzi Simelane and Mo Shaik as special advisers...

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane and former intelligence head Mo Shaik have been appointed as special advisers by Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu....

 2020-01-17 16:52 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Task Judiciary on Delayed Justice...

Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu tasked the Judiciary officials to explain whether they are comfortable with the speed at which disputes before court are handled....

 2020-01-17 16:48 

Daily Nation

Drug cheats have nowhere to hide, warn AK...

Tuwei emphasised that those found guilty of doping should plan for their retirement....

 2020-01-17 16:42 

News24

Firefighters battle Cape Town blaze amid blustering conditions...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in District Six where shacks are in danger if the flames aren't stopped soon, the City of Cape Town's fire services said on Friday afternoon....

 2020-01-17 16:30 

Daily Nation

Uhuru hosts triumphant Malkia Strikers at State House...

Uhuru said the Sports Fund was created to ensure sports people lead comfortable lives....

 2020-01-17 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Cyber security firm McAfee hires new Chief Executive...

McAfee told Reuters on Thursday it has hired Peter Leav as its new Chief Executive,...

 2020-01-17 16:28 

Standard Digital

Tottenham's Wanyama sends message to 'Teddy' Akumu...

Tottenham Hotspur superstar Victor Wanyama has sent a powerful message to Anthony 'Teddy' Akumu Agay after......

 2020-01-17 16:17 

Business Live

Stolen Klimt painting hidden in an ivy-covered wall in Italy...

The stolen Portrait of a Lady by Austria's Gustav Klimt had been missing for two decades...

 2020-01-17 16:17 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE boosted by rate cut and US-China deal...

The local bourse benefited from a surprise interest-rate cut, while progress in the US-China trade war supported global stocks...

 2020-01-17 16:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Inmates Jubilate Despite Decline in PLE Performance...

Up to 56 candidates sat for PLE at the centre. Of these, 31, attained aggregates in second grade, 19 were in third grade, four got fourth-grade aggregates, while two were ungraded (U). Six of the candidates who had registered at the centre were registered...

 2020-01-17 16:06 

Uganda Radio Network

SMS Services Reduce Rush for Results in Schools...

With the introduction of the SMS services which enable candidates get their results instantly on their mobile phones, schools seem reluctant to pick them from UNEB...

 2020-01-17 16:00 

Standard Digital

Nanyuki to host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom tournament...

Nanyuki Stadium will be the centre of action as teams battle it out in the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom tournament....

 2020-01-17 15:59 

Standard Digital

B Club shooting: DJ Evolve in stable condition...

Doctors will again operate on him to remove a blood clot...

 2020-01-17 15:59 

Standard Digital

DJ shot by Babu Owino in stable condition...

Doctors will operate on him again to remove a blood clot...

 2020-01-17 15:52 

Daily Nation

Veteran Wazito defender Dan Owino hangs boots...

Owino started out at the defunct Kangemi United in 2006....

 2020-01-17 15:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum Records Improvement in PLE...

The results released on Friday shows a total of 221 pupils scored first grade out of 3,605 pupils who sat within the municipality and district level. This is slightly higher than the numbers district registered in 2018 when only 153 pupils scored first gr...

 2020-01-17 15:46 

News24

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation endorses ANC stalwarts' support for Gordhan...

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation endorses a statement by a group of ANC stalwarts who back Pravin Gordhan and expresses dismay at the attacks levelled at the Public Enterprises Minister....

 2020-01-17 15:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Corruption Has Turned Uganda into a Dark Country - Prof. Suruma...

According to Professor Suruma, education without compassion and integrity is not enough. He urged the graduands and citizens to start instilling values right from homes if they want a clean and fair society....

 2020-01-17 15:38 

Daily Nation

Petitioner wants Sonko's pick for deputy barred from office...

Peter Odhiambo says appointment is in violation of Sonko's bail terms....

 2020-01-17 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

New generation tech means business...

The International Consumer Electronics Show is the world's gathering place for innovators and technology companies....

 2020-01-17 15:30 

Daily Nation

TI-Kenya asks DCI for quick probe into worker's murder...

Organisation wants police to enhance the probe and arrest suspects....

 2020-01-17 15:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Kafuuzi Still Hopeful for Parliament Approval...

Kafuuzi, who missed out on the administration of oath early this week said that contrary to the queries, he has an experience spanning 13 years in the legal field, eight of them as an advocate of the high court. He is optimistic that the committee will gi...

 2020-01-17 15:24 

Business Live

Pravin Gordhan defends government's role in Eskom...

The minister says the government is within its rights to hold Eskom board members accountable — which is not the same as interfering...

 2020-01-17 15:21 

Daily Nation

Guardiola quashes questions over Man City 'party'...

Pep said he had no problem with players letting off steam....

 2020-01-17 15:21 

Daily Nation

Africa Cup of Nations change a 'catastrophe' for Klopp...

Klopp said he understood the arguments for changing the schedule due to the tough conditions....

 2020-01-17 15:11 

News24

Eyewitness claims Alexandra police opened fire on suspects after they had surrendered, killing bystander...

Samantha Mathane-Radebe was only married for a month when she was struck by a bullet....

 2020-01-17 15:09 

News24

WATCH | Gone with the wind! Capetonians hold on to street poles to save themselves from gusts...

Cape Town residents have been treated to wind of unspeakable proportions....

 2020-01-17 15:05 

The New Humanitarian

Syrian abuses, locust swarms, and millennial musings: The Cheat Sheet...

Our editors' weekly ta...

 2020-01-17 15:00 

Standard Digital

Top Kenyan athlete runs away from doping testers...

A top Kenyan athlete ran away from anti-doping testers who had visited their training camp unannounced to take samples, a senior athletics authority o...

 2020-01-17 14:47 

Daily Nation

Gender and sexual violence prevails in Nakuru despite activism...

Sexual violence in Nakuru County remains untamed....

 2020-01-17 14:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Dismiss Village Chairperson Over Dishonesty...

Simon Peter Kalule one of the residents blames Nsubuga of concurrently holding positions as the Village and Parish council chairperson which affects his ability to deliver in either of the two offices. He adds that Nsubuga, who also the Parish National Re...

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