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 2019-09-17 12:15 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: US and China to resume trade talks, but things will never be the same...

The trade war has hardened into a political and ideological battle with China unlikely to budge on US demands and the US not backtracking on calling out Chinese national security threats...

 2019-09-17 12:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Andela Lays Off Staff, Software Developers...

Jackie Ochola, the Uganda Country Director Andela, says their priority now is to support all of the team members affected by today's news, both directly and indirectly. It is not clear how many are from the Uganda office....

 2019-09-17 12:07 

News24

JUST IN: Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat, man who demanded 'large sum' arrested...

Tshwane police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn Maine shopping centre in Pretoria....

 2019-09-17 12:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Electoral Reforms: NRM Opposes Ban on Cameras at Polling Stations...

NRM Party officials led by their Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba stated their position while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that is currently collecting views on the electoral reform bills tabled by the Attorney G...

 2019-09-17 12:00 

Daily Nation

Mau Forest and Murchison Falls: The common enemy is not human, but greed and poor planning...

The two is a national treasures of nature that can simply vanish if not protected....

 2019-09-17 11:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum General Hospital Seeks Increased Funding...

Bezy Omoya, the Hospital Senior Administrator says that the Health Ministry has continued to budget for the facility as a 100-bed capacity hospital yet it operates with 246 beds....

 2019-09-17 11:36 

News24

WATCH | First swine fever outbreak confirmed in South Korea...

South Korea has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide....

 2019-09-17 11:35 

News24

Post Office fires Uyinene's alleged killer...

The South African Post Office has fired its employee who stands accused of raping and killing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana at his workplace....

 2019-09-17 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

ZAR X to launch first blockchain system in SA for unit trusts...

Stock exchange says using the blockchain would enable the public to buy and settle unit trusts directly from fund managers in a secure environment....

 2019-09-17 11:28 

Standard Digital

Why risk management is key in corporate governance...

Every entity exists to achieve certain objectives as well as set out the direction to which an entity is to take....

 2019-09-17 11:28 

Standard Digital

Professionalising investment and financial analysis...

The Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) regulates the investment and financial analysis profession in Kenya....

 2019-09-17 11:23 

News24

WATCH | Shock after Maine propane blast leaves one dead...

A propane explosion that levelled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas morning, left a firefighter dead and several injured in Maine. WATCH NOW....

 2019-09-17 11:23 

Business Live

Oil down as threat of military action prompts price spike...

Saturday's attacks on Saudi refineries raised the prospect of a major supply shock in a market, despite there being a surplus globally...

 2019-09-17 11:23 

Business Live

Cosatu says Tito Mboweni plan must go back to drawing board...

The union federation points out the paper's limited focus on micro-economic reforms when rather than macro-economic ones to ignite growth...

 2019-09-17 11:21 

Business Live

SAP must make things easier for clients...

SAP is pushing to offer more cloud-based services via subscription as it winds down its old licence-based model...

 2019-09-17 11:10 

Standard Digital

President Uhuru signs Division of Revenue Bill 2019 into law...

President Uhuru Kenyatta today signed into law the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 paving the way for the release of funds to counties....

 2019-09-17 11:08 

Uganda Radio Network

There is Logic in US Sanctions Against Kayihura- EU Ambassador...

According to Pacifici, there is logic and principle in the visa and economic sanctions imposed against Kayihura, adding that even the EU would have acted the same if they had the evidence at the disposal of the US....

 2019-09-17 11:07 

Daily Nation

Recovering addict's tale of how he battled with drugs and won...

By the time he agreed to be rehabilitated, Murad Swaleh had taken every drug there was....

 2019-09-17 11:00 

News24

Man charged with murder after skeletal remains of missing Plett teen found...

A man has been charged with the murder of a Plettenberg Bay teenager whose skeletal remains were found four months after she went missing....

 2019-09-17 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Afrox shares soar on welcome improvement in its earnings...

Overall business improved during the period in review with a 3.3% increase in revenue to R3bn from R2.90bn during the comparative period last year....

 2019-09-17 10:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Lawyers Apply for Release of Re-arrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects...

The lawyers allege that on September 11th, 2019, the applicants appeared before the International Crimes Division Registrar, Esther Nansambu for signing off their release orders having been granted bail by Justice Lydia Mugambe....

 2019-09-17 10:45 

News24

Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal...

Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better life in Europe....

 2019-09-17 10:44 

News24

SAHRC to approach Equality Court over Malema's 'hate speech', banning of media...

The South African Human Rights Commission has warned that it will "take action" against politicians who make statements that amount to hate speech....

 2019-09-17 10:37 

Business Live

JSE drops as oil supply fears weigh on sentiment...

The US and China are expected to resume trade talks this week before engaging in high-level negotiations in October...

 2019-09-17 10:37 

Business Live

Sasfin earnings up by almost third on better credit controls...

The financial services company grew headline earnings per share 31.42% amid lower tax expenses and a healthier credit book...

 2019-09-17 10:37 

Mail & Guardian

AfriForum's Roets not in contempt for tweeting apartheid flag, court rules...

Judge says the earlier court order, declaring the the gratuitous display of the flag is hate speech, set the standard of morality for society...

 2019-09-17 10:37 

Daily Nation

Experts to criticise US aviation authority for 737 Max approval...

Panel set up in April amid criticism of FAA'S close ties to Boeing....

 2019-09-17 10:36 

Business Live

Spirited Audi A1 is all grown up and feisty...

If the minuscule proportions of the old A1 kept you away, then the new car will be a pleasant surprise...

 2019-09-17 10:36 

Business Live

In Israel's do-over election Netanyahu is fighting for his life...

The two main parties' campaigns point to narrow differences so an end to the Benjamin Netanyahu era would be unlikely to lead to big policy changes...

 2019-09-17 10:33 

Standard Digital

Hoteliers resort to wellness and fitness to entice guests...

Hoteliers are now embracing fitness and wellness tourism in a bid to attract younger generations to their resorts....

 2019-09-17 10:32 

Standard Digital

Kenya is on the right track...

The nationals' responsibility to their country begins early during the negotiations that lead to the granting of exploration agreements....

 2019-09-17 10:32 

Standard Digital

Proper investments key to sustainable waste management...

Solid waste disposal and management is slowly becoming a developing nation's problem and adaptive leadership seems a good way out of it....

 2019-09-17 10:32 

Standard Digital

Let hospitals separate patients from customers...

You are unlikely to get treatment until you deposit some hefty amount of money with the hospital....

 2019-09-17 10:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Electoral Commission Rejects Adyaka's Withdrawal from Race...

The commission's spokesperson Jotham Taremwa said on Tuesday that the withdrawal is incomplete because it was not endorsed by any authorized person from Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party....

 2019-09-17 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB Islamic Banking wins big at Gifa...

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's pioneering Refugee Zakat Fund was recognised as the Best Global Zakat Distribution Platform 2019....

 2019-09-17 10:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Hepatitis B, Malaria Dominate Free Medical Camp...

Residents received treatment for Hepatitis B, malaria, diabetes, hypertension and sickle cell among others. More than 4,000 residents were diagnosed with malaria and while 1770 people tested positive for Hepatitis B and were enrolled for treatment....

 2019-09-17 10:28 

Business Report (IOL)

Airports Company South Africa reports decline in profits...

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has reported that its profit declined 58.9% down to R227m 2018/19 financial year....

 2019-09-17 10:23 

News24

Apartheid flag: 'This was a witch-hunt from the Nelson Mandela Foundation' - Roets...

AfriForum head of policy Ernst Roets has slammed the Nelson Mandela Foundation for taking him to court over the apartheid flag....

 2019-09-17 10:23 

Daily Nation

County keeping the lid on report of it's workers' registration exercise...

City Hall holding onto staff biometric registration report months after the exercise ended...

 2019-09-17 10:12 

Standard Digital

Kenyan, Mainda takes office to serve in Tennessee government cabinet...

Mainda, who has Kenyan roots took an oath of office to serve as the new commissioner of Commerce and Insurance....

 2019-09-17 10:03 

News24

Daniel Silke: Ramaphosa to be tested on response to violence...

Gender-based violence undermines the ANC's social message like few other issues do but also offers a strong political lifeline for Cyril Ramaphosa. Will he take it, asks Daniel Silke ....

 2019-09-17 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Rhodes Food falls more than 6% on JSE in spite of high group turnover...

The group attributed increases to higher volumes, a favourable shift in mix towards higher value-add products and the 9.7% depreciation of the rand....

 2019-09-17 09:51 

Uganda Radio Network

NSSF Assets Hit UGX 11.3 Trillion...

NSSF managing director Richard Byarugaba told reporters in Kampala on Tuesday it was due to growth in collections and great year in terms of income earned from government securities and bonds....

 2019-09-17 09:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda to Import Ebola Drugs-Health Minister...

Although, Aceng doesn't mention when the drugs will be delivered, she says the country remains at risk of infection even as there are no active cases, adding that this is the reason they are considering all interventions including treatment, vaccinati...

 2019-09-17 09:41 

News24

Police recover 4 Zambian trucks hijacked in SA...

Gauteng police have recovered four Zambian trucks that were hijacked over the weekend....

 2019-09-17 09:37 

Standard Digital

Implement dominance report, departing CA boss now urges...

Wangusi, who oversaw the conducting of the Analysys Mason study, wants the regulator to enforce it and amend it if the need arises...

 2019-09-17 09:37 

Standard Digital

Demonstrations rock Mombasa EPZ over insecurity...

Workers at a garment firm based in a Changamwe Export Processing Zone staged a demonstration on Monday over a lockout....

 2019-09-17 09:32 

Standard Digital

Kenya to mark World Bamboo Day in Busia...

Environment CS Keriako Tobiko set to officiate World Bamboo Day in Busia with the ministry aiming at harnessing the plants' potential...

 2019-09-17 09:32 

Daily Nation

Neymar's Champions League suspension reduced...

He will miss the fixtures against Real Madrid and Galatasaray....

 2019-09-17 09:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Thirds of Students in 2030 Won't Master the Basics-new Global Report...

The report dubbed the Annual Goal Keepers which was launched on Tuesday ahead of the UN General Assembly week in New York notes that even as there has been a huge increase in school enrolment globally its proving challenging to provide a consistently good...

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