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 2020-07-10 08:50 

Business Live

Business outlines accelerated economic recovery plan...

If the government takes the right actions now, SA is 'capable of delivering economic growth of 5% per year, doubling GDP over the next 10 years', says Business for SA...

 2020-07-10 08:50 

Business Live

Rishi Sunak's short-term jobs plan tackles long-term failures in UK economy...

Chancellor pins hope on jobs package but the economy cannot recover until people feel it is safe to return to normal...

 2020-07-10 08:48 

News24

FIRST TAKE | Cricket is political, and Lungi Ngidi has recognised the moment...

Former national cricketers Pat Symcox and Boeta Dippenaar need to get to grips with the history of the game, their country and the society they live in, writes Pieter du Toit ....

 2020-07-10 08:40 

Uganda Radio Network

MP Paul Kamba Sued for Alleged Defamation...

In his suit filed before the High Court Civil Division, Onyango alleges that on May 29, 2020, Akamba wrote to the Speaker of Parliament accusing him of forging his signature to support a resolution of Parliament...

 2020-07-10 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Aspen Pharmacare gets fined 2.10m in UK...

Aspen Pharmacare eased more than 3% on the JSE yesterday....

 2020-07-10 08:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Oil Roads Boosting Roadside Markets in Bunyoro...

The key roads under construction include Masindi-Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya (135 Km), Kyenjojo-Hoima-Masindi-Kigumba (238 Km) and Hoima-Wanseko (111 Km). The other is the 92km Hoima- Kaiso-Tonya road that was completed in 2014, as part of several infrastructur...

 2020-07-10 08:22 

News24

Covid-19: Not enough studies in Africa - scientist leading SA's first vaccine trial...

Prominent scientist Professor Shabir Madhi says not enough clinical trials are being done in Africa, which constitutes 17% of the world population....

 2020-07-10 08:15 

News24

Boeta Dippenaar stands by views on Black Lives Matter: 'All lives matter'...

Former Proteas batsman Boeta Dippenaar stands by his highly-publicised criticism of the Black Lives Matter organisation this week....

 2020-07-10 08:09 

Uganda Radio Network

UNRA Replaces Guard Rails on Kabale-Kisoro Road Black Spot...

Kagano in Kanaba sub-county, Kisoro district is a black spot due to its steepness. Last month, three members of the same family sustained serious injuries....

 2020-07-10 08:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Climate-resilience project helps Mozambican farmers increase yields...

A climate-resilience project supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is providing irrigation and drainage to small-scale farmers in Mozambique....

 2020-07-10 07:55 

Business Live

WATCH: Covid-19 forces emerging markets to adjust monetary policy...

Oanda's Craig Erlam talks to Business Day TV about how emerging markets are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic...

 2020-07-10 07:55 

Business Live

WATCH: Where to from here for SA's factories?...

Executive director at the Manufacturing Circle Philippa Rodseth talks to Business Day TV about the latest manufacturing data...

 2020-07-10 07:55 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Why stockpiling wine is always a good idea and how to do it properly...
 2020-07-10 07:55 

Business Live

Babies at risk from pregnant women infected with Covid-19 — study...

University of Milan research shows the presence of coronavirus in placenta specimens...

 2020-07-10 07:54 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — Royal Dutch Shell and S&P 500...

Graeme Krner fom Krner Perspective and Gary Booysen from Rand Swiss talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-07-10 07:54 

Business Live

WATCH: Is Life Healthcare ready for the Covid-19 storm?...

Emergency medicine GM at Life Healthcare Charl van Loggerenberg talks to Business Day TV about healthcare's readiness for the Covid-19 storm...

 2020-07-10 07:52 

Business Report (IOL)

SA financial watchdog says insurers cannot use lockdown to reject claims...

It said the lockdown imposed from March 27 in a bid to slow down transmissions of the coronavirus could not be used by insurers as grounds to reject claims....

 2020-07-10 07:45 

News24

Mali protest leaders hike pressure on president after talks...

Mali's protest leaders stepped up pressure on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, calling for more demonstrations and his resignation hours after meeting with him for talks....

 2020-07-10 07:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Labour court dismisses appeal from SAA business rescue practitioners...

The business rescue practitioners, Les Matuson and Siviwe Dongwane, argued in their application that it was in the public interest to obtain clarity on the matter in principle....

 2020-07-10 07:40 

News24

WATCH | Grade 11 pupils who donated matric dance funds to the needy spark charity outreach at school...

Grade 11 pupils at Rondebosch Boys' High raised R 11 000 for their matric dance during an event earlier this year, but instead donated the money to those in need....

 2020-07-10 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Leading the change in mining operations...

Our sector relies on stability and predictability to remain operational and productive....

 2020-07-10 07:25 

News24

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen behind bars again after dispute over gag order...

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, has been taken to a federal jail after refusing to agree to a gag order....

 2020-07-10 07:23 

Business Report (IOL)

Minerals Council invests in Covid-19 research critical to mining industry...

Head of health at the Council Dr Thuthula Balfour says that healthcare workers were learning continuously about the coronavirus disease and its impact....

 2020-07-10 07:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Sappi to close 2 plants, lay off 245 workers...

Sappi yesterday announced its intentions to close two of its mills abroad and lay off 245 employees....

 2020-07-10 07:17 

Business Report (IOL)

Board appointment: Fourie joins AYO as a non-executive and independent director...

JSE-Listed ICT group, Ayo Technology Solutions (AYO), yesterday announced that it had appointed Professor Louis Fourie to its board....

 2020-07-10 07:02 

News24

It's snow joke: SA Weather Service warns of 'bitterly cold, wet and windy' weekend...

It is not likely to get warmer for the next week or so as another cold front will move in on Monday, the SAWS has said....

 2020-07-10 06:59 

Business Live

Rise in Covid-19 cases forces Hong Kong to close schools...

Schools were reopened in late May but social restrictions are tightened after surge in new coronavirus infections...

 2020-07-10 06:59 

Business Live

ANC to set out vision for post-Covid-19 economy...

The ANC's paper comes as business also lays out its economic plans...

 2020-07-10 06:59 

Business Live

Gold rally ends on stronger US dollar...

Spot gold slips from nearly nine-year high as investors embrace the greenback...

 2020-07-10 06:59 

News24

Eskom again warns of increased risk of load shedding on Friday afternoon...

The power utility's spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha says a risk of power cuts will persist throughout the weekend....

 2020-07-10 06:54 

News24

Mpumelelo Mkhabela | The ANC is politically selfish and corrupt, in spite of its policies...

The ANC is holding itself to account, but only on paper, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela ....

 2020-07-10 06:39 

News24

A 'switch in timing': Doctors' groups defend plea for financial help as patient numbers plunge...

Private healthcare representative groups say their financial assistance proposal will not require medical aids to tap into their reserves....

 2020-07-10 06:36 

News24

ANC's Economic Transformation Committee wants a pro-growth monetary policy to help SA rebuild...

The committee also proposes changes in Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act and wants the establishment of a State Bank to be accelerated....

 2020-07-10 06:33 

News24

OPINION | Will domestic cricket's transformed coaching complexion translate to Proteas?...

On the face of it, the domestic scene has taken on a transformed complexion, but will this translate into a clear path for black coaches to become the Proteas head coach?...

 2020-07-10 06:33 

News24

Bolivia's interim President Anez says she has coronavirus...

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez has announced that she has tested positive for coronavirus....

 2020-07-10 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei partners with SA job portals to help people find jobs...

Huawei AppGallery has partnered with organisations in the career portal space to bring the job market straight to the hand of consumers through their various app platforms....

 2020-07-10 06:04 

Business Live

Load-shedding can hit at any time on Friday...

Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha says Eskom is expecting three units to return to operation during the day...

 2020-07-10 06:04 

Business Live

Lockdown day 105: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rises by 13,674 new cases to 238,339...

 2020-07-10 06:04 

Business Live

Asian shares fall on global recovery fears...

China stocks end rally as rise in US coronavirus cases unsettles markets...

 2020-07-10 05:52 

News24

Life sentence for man who raped stepdaughter, 7, as her sister, 4, kept watch at door...

Police say neighbours took it upon themselves to report the rape of the girl to the police after her mother dismissed their allegation....

 2020-07-10 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tech News: Neuromorphic computing and the brain-on-a-chip in your pocket...

The human brain is relatively small, uses about 20 Watts of power and can accomplish an amazing number of complex tasks....

 2020-07-10 05:24 

News24

Northern Cape woman's body found in a shallow grave, boyfriend arrested...

Northern Cape are investigating a murder case after a woman's body was found in a shallow grave in Roodepan....

 2020-07-10 05:10 

News24

'It's going to happen again,' says former New Zealand PM Clark tasked with WHO Covid-19 review...

New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark has warned if the world remained "flat-footed"; in its response to pandemics it faces future economic, social and political crises....

 2020-07-10 05:05 

News24

The politics of school reopening: Opposition parties and ANC formations join ranks...

While the government is hell-bent on saving the school year, political parties, even bodies of the ANC, have warned of the dangers....

 2020-07-10 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

The Infonomist: Tech devastates traditional media, next is education...

The tech industry is finished with the job of eating the media industry....

 2020-07-10 04:57 

Daily Nation

Scientists push WHO to declare virus airborne...

The experts cited a Chinese restaurant where people got infected despite having no direct or indirect contact between them....

 2020-07-10 04:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Masindi Golf Club Trustees Withdraw Case Against District Land Board...

During the High Court sitting on Thursday, Richard Akuzigibwe and Ronald Murungi from Kabalega Advocates and legal consultants who represented the registered Trustees argued that the plaintiff had lost interest in the case....

 2020-07-10 04:34 

News24

THIS Bok trio should be back first into rugby action...

English-based Boks, and Irish-housed ones soon after, should be the first to return to first-class action next month, writes Rob Houwing....

 2020-07-10 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

60% of SA consumers concerned about meeting financial obligations...

Almost six in 10 SA consumers were worried about meeting their financial obligations in May, according to a survey....

 2020-07-10 04:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Mosquito Net Distribution Starts in Eastern Uganda...

The exercise kicks off this morning in Serere, Soroti, Kalaki, Kaberamaido, Pallisa, Bukwo, Kween and Kapchorwa districts. According to the Ministry of Health, distribution teams have also arrived in Alebtong, Amolatar, Budaka, Bududa, Bugiri, Bulambuli, ...

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