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 2019-11-13 14:21 

Standard Digital

Kenya's ambition to connect every home to grid hailed in South Africa...

Kenya is on course to attain universal access to electricity with every home and business connected to the grid by 2022, according to a new report....

 2019-11-13 14:21 

Standard Digital

Setback as AFDB decides not to fund Lamu coal...

The AfDB's retreat from coal will make it harder for the Lamu project to progress....

 2019-11-13 14:09 

Daily Nation

Of the Nairobi Conference and the holier than thou Kenyans...

With all the propaganda that is flying around, from a parallel conference by major churches, to social media, to videos by angry Caucasian pseudo-Christians, you would think that ICPD is trying to sanction nationwide orgies....

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Facebook launches Facebook Pay across Facebook apps including Instagram and WhatsApp....

Facebook has introduced Facebook Pay that will allow users to make payments across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp....

 2019-11-13 13:44 

Business Live

Samwu wants march in Joburg to shut down all business...

The SA Municipal Workers Union's Thobani Nkosi says the union is not happy with outgoing DA mayor Herman Mashaba's administration...

 2019-11-13 13:43 

Business Live

Tencent's 'unbearable' quarterly earnings drop of 13%...

The fall in income is attributed to the weakening economy, but it sees creating mobile versions of its best-selling video games as the way forward...

 2019-11-13 13:43 

Business Live

KHAYA SITHOLE: BEE: a problem of execution or vision?...

Companies and beneficiaries face all kinds of dilemmas, many made worse by the involvement of state capture...

 2019-11-13 13:43 

Daily Nation

Maseno varsity student's pain of missing marks and elusive graduation...

28-year-old Mildred Akoth says she is slowly sinking into depression....

 2019-11-13 13:41 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Plane bursts into flames minutes after landing in Egypt...

A plane that had just landed in Egypt burst into flames minutes after landing while carrying 196 passengers and crew....

 2019-11-13 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Speculation over Cell C takeover plan heats up...

Rumours of a Telkom takeover plan of struggling Cell C went into overdrive yesterday....

 2019-11-13 13:27 

Standard Digital

Police name three officers filmed assaulting a JKUAT student...

NPSC said that they were having difficulties in identifying the fourth officer because the video angle did not capture his face....

 2019-11-13 13:27 

Standard Digital

NPSC fails to name fourth officer filmed assaulting JKUAT student...

NPSC said that they were having difficulties in identifying the fourth officer because the video angle did not capture his face....

 2019-11-13 13:26 

Standard Digital

CIC Insurance kicks off search for new boss, what it takes...

The new CEO reports to the group board of directors and expected to provide a strategic direction and leadership....

 2019-11-13 13:20 

Daily Nation

Police identify 3 officers in Jkuat attack, plan punishment...

They have identified 3 of the officers and are analysing videos to single out the fourth....

 2019-11-13 13:14 

Uganda Radio Network

MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension...

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him....

 2019-11-13 13:10 

News24

BLF, AfriForum members clash in court as swear words fly...

A fight has broken out between Black First Land First and AfriForum members at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court....

 2019-11-13 13:06 

Daily Nation

Teacher collapses and dies at KCPE marking centre...

Knec chairman says the examiner from Tusunini Primary School fell suddenly....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Uganda charges 67 after raid on gay bar...

A Ugandan court charged 67 people with causing a nuisance on Tuesday after they were arrested in a gay-friendly bar....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Liquid Telecom launches first direct land-based fibre link connecting East to West Africa...

Pan African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, on Wednesday said it has launched the fastest direct land-based fibre link connecting East to West Africa....

 2019-11-13 12:58 

Business Report (IOL)

BRICS a strategic partnership for global stability, shared security and innovative growth...

Sergey Lavrov shares Russia's vision of the BRICS strategic partnership ahead of the bloc's 11th summit which will take place in Brazil....

 2019-11-13 12:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Fradulent NGO Cons Job Seekers in Gulu...

Revival Generation Organization has conned over 40 million shillings from desperate people in need of jobs....

 2019-11-13 12:49 

News24

WATCH | Clinton shames UK for not publishing Russian meddling report...

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has criticised Britain's failure to publish an elections meddling report. WATCH NOW....

 2019-11-13 12:48 

Business Live

EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Mminele set for Absa CEO seat...

Former Reserve Bank deputy governor will be appointed CEO of a bank in desperate need of a makeover...

 2019-11-13 12:47 

News24

'Be ballsy' - Faf gets those undies out again to challenge men in cancer drive...

Springbok rugby player Faf de Klerk has pulled the national underpants out again to kick off the "#FafChallenge" - to get men to check their "crown jewels" for signs of testicular cancer....

 2019-11-13 12:47 

Business Live

The cost of ending maternal deaths by 2030 is 'minuscule'...

Just the equivalent of 110 military aircraft to end maternal deaths, gender-based violence, and child marriage, according to a UN study...

 2019-11-13 12:47 

Business Live

JEREMY THOMAS: With prices like these, drink up your platinum...

The use of the metal in treatments for cancer is as surprising as its sudden rise on the JSE...

 2019-11-13 12:40 

Daily Nation

KCSE candidate dies in Homa Bay hospital...

The student had been sitting her exams at a local dispensary before her condition worsened....

 2019-11-13 12:38 

News24

KZN tornado: Eskom fixing network after fatal storm leaves 15 000 without power...

Eskom says it is fixing the infrastructure that was damaged by a severe storm and tornado that "wreaked havoc" in New Hanover, Pietermaritzburg...

 2019-11-13 12:38 

Business Report (IOL)

Slight pick-up for economic transactions in October...

Economic transactions in October slightly picked-up, with this improvement potentially continuing into Black Friday....

 2019-11-13 12:37 

Daily Nation

KAA and KCAA clash on ties with KQ stowaway...

KAA and KCAA give conflicting accounts on their ties with Paul Manyasi....

 2019-11-13 12:33 

Daily Nation

Angolan opposition chief hopes for election success as he steps down...

His party has lost every election it has contested since he took charge....

 2019-11-13 12:31 

Standard Digital

How to stay on top of your game...

Visionary people tend to be daring by nature, and will easily pick up a new challenge and push ahead....

 2019-11-13 12:31 

Standard Digital

Dear entrepreneur, put yourself out there blow your own trumpet...

Why wait to publish on a major platform when you have the means to start publishing now....

 2019-11-13 12:31 

Standard Digital

Set back as AFDB decides not to fund Lamu coal...

The AfDB's retreat from coal will make it harder for the Lamu project to progress....

 2019-11-13 12:31 

Standard Digital

In Brazil, dentists give battered women a new life...
 2019-11-13 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

A2X Markets attains notable milestones...

Stock exchange A2X markets in a statement yesterday said that it had reached important milestones of a R2trillion market cap....

 2019-11-13 12:26 

Daily Nation

No leadership positions without hard work, MPs tell youths...

At political leaders forum, MPs advice youths on how to acquire and keep an office....

 2019-11-13 12:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Ceases Operations of 10,000 NGOs...

Government has stopped over 12,000 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from operating in the country after they failed to get validated and verified....

 2019-11-13 12:22 

Business Report (IOL)

Boks: The positive we badly needed...

This triumph reminded us that beneath the rubble of our economic and social crises lie the seeds of conquerors....

 2019-11-13 12:19 

News24

PICS | 9 images of the devastating KZN tornado aftermath - uprooted trees, dead chickens and a lonesome flower...

The extent of a severe storm that hit parts of KwaZulu-Natal is yet to be fully determined, but pictures from New Hanover shows the damage wreaked by a tornado that claimed at least two lives....

 2019-11-13 12:18 

News24

Thulsie twins terrorism trial: State data loss leads to yet another postponement...

The case against terror-accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie has been postponed and an order handed down by the Gauteng High Court in for the State to hand over further particulars as requested by the defence....

 2019-11-13 12:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Conmen Impersonate New Kumi Bishop...

The conmen use the Bishop's official names "Rev. Charles Okunya Oode" to solicit money from Christians. So far, two people from Kumi claim to have been conned Shilling. 80,000 each when they befriended the impersonator on Facebook....

 2019-11-13 12:16 

The New Humanitarian

A scramble for safety in flooded South Sudan town...

Heavy rains have displaced hundreds of thousands of people across South Sudan. In the eastern town of Pibor, the needs are stark....

 2019-11-13 12:12 

Standard Digital

Gilgil MP's ex-husband arrested...

The woes of Peter Karanja, the estranged husband of Gilgil Mp Martha Wangari, deepened on Wednesday after he was arrested and charged with robbery....

 2019-11-13 12:06 

Daily Nation

Taita Taveta threatens to fire striking health workers...

The health workers are demanding Sh60m salary arrears....

 2019-11-13 12:03 

Uganda Radio Network

EAC Will Not intervene in Rwanda-Uganda Conflict Minister Kiveijinja...

Kiveijinja, who also doubles as the East African Community Affairs, says they received assurance from the Ugandan and Rwandan presidents indicating that they could ably resolve the dispute, saying there is no need for the EAC intervention....

 2019-11-13 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Disney+ debut hit by tech glitches, company blames demand...

Walt Disney long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand....

 2019-11-13 11:52 

Business Live

Tsogo Sun Gaming to see earnings surge after unbundling...

Tsogo Sun Hotels was unbundled from the Tsogo Sun group and separately listed on the JSE in June...

 2019-11-13 11:52 

Business Live

The upsides and downsides and cons of adopting stablecoins...

A mix between cryptocurrency and asset-backed money, this new form of payment could work for SA...

 2019-11-13 11:52 

Business Live

Exceptional high tide wreaks havoc in Venice...

The exceptionally intense 'acqua alta' or high waters, peaked at 1.87m, leaving shopkeepers on the Grand Canal devastated...

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