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 2020-03-31 09:20 

Business Report (IOL)

How to create a secure password in 2020...

Approximately 81% of breaches are caused by weak or re-used passwords, according to the Verizon Data Breach Report....

 2020-03-31 09:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Moody's downgrade a mixed blessing for SA...

Anchor Capital fund manager Nolan Wapenaar said: "It's not the end of the world, we're still on the field and we can make it back to where we were..."...

 2020-03-31 09:13 

News24

Lockdown Day 4: Concern over conduct of law enforcement after 3 deaths...

The conduct of police and the SANDF in the first four days of the national lockdown has come into sharp focus with three deaths, allegedly at the hands of law enforcement officers, and claims of abuse, heavy-handed policing and the use of excessive force....

 2020-03-31 09:09 

Business Report (IOL)

WhatsApp may introduce 'Expiring Messages' Here are all the details...

There have been some new and exciting updates for WhatsApp on Android devices....

 2020-03-31 09:04 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means...

The country's elites can no longer jet away to overseas health facilities and must now face the hospital system that could not help Zororo Makamba, a 30-year-old who died of the virus The post Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means appeared ...

 2020-03-31 09:04 

Business Report (IOL)

Samsung says chip factory worker tests positive for coronvirus, output not affected...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that one of its chip factory workers in South Korea had tested positive for coronavirus, but its output has not been affected....

 2020-03-31 09:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Floods Submerge Homes in Kalungu District...

Juliet Namakula, one of the affected residents blames the Chinese Investors of Zhong Rice Estates; currently operating in Lwera, for interfering with the Lake Victoria shorelines as they draw water for irrigating their plantations....

 2020-03-31 09:01 

Standard Digital

Bishop faults state directive banning church services...

Bishop Samuel Welimo, on Tuesday said that most Christians should be given freedom to access their places of worship....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol jumps after locking in fuel prices...

Sasol Ltd. has started a hedging program as it looks to tackle plummeting prices and a crash in demand for its oil products and chemicals....

 2020-03-31 08:54 

Business Live

How a New York doctor is preparing for the worst...

The wave of Covid-19 patients at Beth Israel hospital corresponds to the one inundating New York City, which shot from 463 confirmed cases two weeks ago to 36,000 on Monday...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Lockdown day 5: Coronavirus numbers...

The number of coronavirus infections in SA continues to rise, sitting at 1,326 as of day five of the lockdown...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Sanlam appoints Paul Hanratty as CEO...

Current CEO Ian Kirk will remain with the group until the end of the year...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Relief measures to help you financially through the next three months...

Delaying the repayment of your loan will mean you pay more interest...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

LETTER: Missed opportunity on self-generated power...

Mantashe's failure to increase the limit for licensed grid-connected self-generation is disappointing...

 2020-03-31 08:52 

News24

Eight people, including pensioner, in court for killing and burning three men...

Eight people, including a 72-year-old, appear in the Mdutjana Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga after three men were murdered and burnt beyond recognition....

 2020-03-31 08:45 

Standard Digital

Mai Mahiu: Gangland highway town driving illicit trade growth...

Investigation reveals how syndicate dealing in stolen goods on transit is making a killing at the expense of businesses....

 2020-03-31 08:45 

Standard Digital

Firms heed the call to help fight coronavirus pandemic...

In total Menengai Oil Refinery Limited is donating 76,800 bars of soap to both Kenya Redcross and Nakuru County government to curb further spread...

 2020-03-31 08:45 

Standard Digital

Who'll change thinking regarding local football?...

Amount of energy Gor, AFC used to outdo the other team was too much for soccer...

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies...

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addre...

 2020-03-31 08:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment...

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment cl...

 2020-03-31 08:37 

Mail & Guardian

Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history's call...

"We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved." — Shabaka Hutchings The post Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history's call appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-31 08:33 

News24

WATCH | Make a line! How a Cape Town court is coping with coronavirus rules...

Officials at the Cape Town Magistrate's Court try to implement the justice department's coronavirus rules. But how well did they fare with physical distancing?...

 2020-03-31 08:32 

Business Report (IOL)

Standard Bank withdraws guidance over coronavirus...

Standard Bank withdrew its financial guidance citing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus which has forced SA into a 21-day lockdown....

 2020-03-31 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tax subsidy of R500-a-month for low earners...

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has announced the introduction of a tax subsidy to employers of up to R500 a month....

 2020-03-31 08:25 

Mail & Guardian

New digital regulations mean the state can track you — no questions asked...

The provisions have been introduced to contain the spread of Covid-19, but some may infringe on certain constitutional rights The post New digital regulations mean the state can track you — no questions asked appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-31 08:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Brent crude tumbles to 18-year low to below $20 a barrel overnight...

Brent crude tumbled to an 18-year low overnight yesterday before slightly recovering....

 2020-03-31 08:18 

Standard Digital

Police storm political meeting where 720 youths congregated despite coronavirus directives...

Police said they arrested the manager of the premise and a leader of the group for flouting the rules announced by the government....

 2020-03-31 08:18 

Business Report (IOL)

SA downgrade reverberates through the JSE...

Ratings agency Moody's decision to downgrade South Africa's sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade reverberated throughout the JSE yesterday....

 2020-03-31 08:15 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB looking at customers that were already in trouble before...

FNB CEO Jacques Celliers said FNB was still working on solutions for customers who did not qualify for this first phase of its Covid-19 support....

 2020-03-31 08:13 

Daily Nation

Retired Catholic Archbishop Mwana a'Nzeki dies in Nairobi...

Mwana a'Nzeki dies in the early hours of Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 08:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases...

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managi...

 2020-03-31 07:59 

News24

Not selling booze and tobacco during lockdown 'harmful to addicts'...

The South African Drug Policy Initiative says the ban on the sale of alcohol and tobacco during the coronavirus lockdown should be repealed, saying that it is harmful to people who suffer from substance abuse disorders....

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Five reasons you need to shop the Secret Garden wallpaper range...
 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Sasol cut deeper into junk status by Moody's...

Chemicals group says lower rating will add an additional R180m in financing costs a year...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

The price SA will pay for being downgraded to junk...

What the loss of the last investment-grade rating means to the country...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

BRUCE WHITFIELD'S LOCKDOWN DIARY: Time to scrutinise the 'rewards' programmes...

What you could be doing now is using the time to review every single aspect of your finances and to understand precisely where your money is going every month...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Oppenheimer family trust to support SA's besieged SMMEs...

The R1bn donation will provide a financial lifeline to employees of small, medium-sized and micro enterprises...

 2020-03-31 07:50 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: Children's homes require essential support now...

The virus has left devastating effects not only to minors but also the elderly....

 2020-03-31 07:50 

Standard Digital

Ways scientific breakthroughs will win the coronavirus fight...

While staying at home, social distancing and washing hands will help keep coronavirus at bay, it is science that will finally defeat it...

 2020-03-31 07:50 

News24

Former Congo president Yhombi Opango, 81, dies of coronavirus in France...

Former Republic of Congo president Jacques Joaquim Yhombi Opango has died in France of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), according to his family. He was 81....

 2020-03-31 07:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thug...

In his statement to police, Oluka says the thugs who were two in number used a stool to climb over the building to access entrance through the roof....

 2020-03-31 07:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Blood Bank Warns of Looming Shortage...

Dr. Andrew Byamungu, the in-charge of the Blood Bank, says the advent of the corona pandemic has made it difficult for them to collect blood....

 2020-03-31 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How to strengthen society in a time of crisis...

Development foundations and philanthropic organisations should play an indispensable role in the national response to the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-31 07:24 

News24

Coronavirus lockdown: Cape Town mom accused of neglecting kids to go to shebeen...

A woman appears in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court, accused of neglecting her children and breaking lockdown rules to go to a shebeen....

 2020-03-31 07:23 

Daily Nation

Museveni bans use of private cars, imposes 14-day curfew...

Curfew will not affect cargo planes, lorries, pickups and trains....

 2020-03-31 07:22 

Standard Digital

Retired Archbishop Ndingi Mwana a'Nzeki is dead...

He was 88-years-old....

 2020-03-31 07:22 

News24

Global lockdown tightens as coronavirus death toll mounts...

Lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic have extended worldwide as the US outbreak continued to accelerate with the death toll there passing 3 000....

 2020-03-31 07:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19...

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television....

 2020-03-31 07:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Museveni drafts Covid-19 measures, likens them to ‘hitting fly with a hammer’ : The Standard...

President Yoweri Museveni dropped a shocker on Monday night when he announced a two-week lockdown as he steps up the fight against Covid-19...

 2020-03-31 07:09 

News24

Scammer poses as Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, asks judges for money after 'cousin dies'...

A fraudster has been trying to scam people, including judges, out of large amounts of money by pretending to be Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng....

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