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 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Gold inches up but remains mired near seven-month low ahead of Jerome Powell's testimony...

The metal's biggest problem is that the dollar is upstaging it as a safe haven, says Nikos Kavalis of Metals Focus...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Japan and EU sign trade agreement amid worries about Trump's trade war...

The deal, which creates the world's largest open economic area, hopes to counter Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Thousands cheer Barack Obama ahead of his Nelson Mandela lecture...

The former US president received a rousing welcome at the Wanderers Stadium where he will deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela annual lecture...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

China's PDD, backed by Tencent, to raise up to $1.6bn in US IPO...

The e-commerce giant, one of China's fastest growing start-ups, is offering 85.6-million American Depositary Shares, with Tencent good for $250m worth...

 2018-07-17 13:02 

Standard Digital

How firms reinvent smartphone camera with artificial intelligence driven photography...

According to Google's Consumer Barometer, in Kenya, 69 per cent of smartphone users access their mobiles to takes photos or videos....

 2018-07-17 13:02 

Standard Digital

Writer gets backing online over SGR expose...

Kenyans on social media especially Twitter have come out in large numbers to stand with Standard Group's investigative reporter Paul Wafula...

 2018-07-17 12:45 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Want Uganda Wildlife Bill Expedited...

Tabled before parliament in July 2017, the Uganda Wildlife Bill is meant to provide for the compensation of loss occasioned by wild animals from wildlife protected areas. Alum says that under the current provisions, the Uganda Wildlife Authority is incapa...

 2018-07-17 12:33 

Daily Nation

Eight killed in rebel attack on DR Congo army base: sources...

Attack linked to Ugandan rebels targeted an army position in Kabasewa in North Kivu province....

 2018-07-17 12:29 

News24

At least 49 killed, 20 missing in Nigeria floods...

Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria's border with Niger has left at least 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services say....

 2018-07-17 12:28 

Daily Nation

Foiled peace bids, greedy gangs dog Central African Republic...

Much of Central African Republic is divided among 15 armed groups disputing control of natural resources....

 2018-07-17 12:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Attacks on Lake Albert Linked to DRC Gangs...

John Stephen Ekoom, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner, explains that the attackers are not Congolese government soldiers as earlier alleged. He says that the gangs operate along the shores of Lake Albert....

 2018-07-17 12:26 

News24

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash...

A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach....

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Mail & Guardian

DEVELOPING: Eskom's head of security resigns...

Brigadier-General Tebogo Rakau had stepped down with immediate effect...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Ramaphoria has translated into renewed support for the ANC...

Results from an Ipsos opinion poll suggest the ANC is likely to easily retain its outright majority in the 2019 general election...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Netflix has failed its faithful...

Subscriber growth is manifest destiny as the streaming services sinks billions of dollars into original programming, writes Shira Ovide...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Japan and EU sign trade agreement amid worries about Trump's trade war...
 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

High court postpones important ruling on state of SA's schools...

Equal Education, which is trying to hold the government to its own standards for school infrastructure, is unhappy about the delay...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

What McKinsey lost in the fire...

Consumers hold people accountable for branding mistakes, and trust, once broken, takes an effort to rebuild...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

Conservationist warns that lion bones quota will kill SA's tourism industry...

EMS Foundation director Michele Pickover is 'gobsmacked' by decision to 'take lions and kill them for their bones'...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

Mmusi Maimane to lead march to Nyanga police station to call for army protection...

The DA leader's spokesperson says Police Minister Bheki Cele has backtracked on a promise by predecessor Fikile Mbalula that the army will be sent to the Cape Flats...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Standard Digital

State seeks review of failed jobs portal...

The Ajira Digital programme is headed for review as stakeholders mull options for turning around the flopped project....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Standard Digital

Boni Khalwale trolled over remarks questioning Obama's visit to Kenya...

Former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale was trolled after his remarks regarding former US President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Daily Nation

Sugar in Kenyan market has no heavy metals, says Kebs...

Kebs acting MD Moses Ikiara says their tests have not revealed any traces of mercury, arsenic, lead and copper....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Mail & Guardian

LIVESTREAM: Watch the 16th annual Mandela lecture...

Barack Obama delivers the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sappi says to fund research on AI, bringing carbon emissions to net zero...

Pulp and paper company Sappi says it will fund research on artificial intelligence and bringing carbon emissions to net zero in the industry....

 2018-07-17 11:57 

Daily Nation

Iceland's World Cup coach leaves post...

An impressive 1-1 draw with Argentina proved the high point in Russia....

 2018-07-17 11:45 

Daily Nation

Dutch ace returns to Ajax after Man United stint...

He is the first senior player to leave United in this pre-season....

 2018-07-17 11:43 

News24

WATCH: Incredible moment jet skiers rescue elderly UK man clinging to buoy...

Two jet skiers helped save an elderly man clinging to a buoy off Sandbanks beach on the south coast of England....

 2018-07-17 11:42 

Daily Nation

3 Endarasha Boys School students charged with arson...

Students ordered remanded in juvenile remand if they fail to raise bail money or bond....

 2018-07-17 11:31 

News24

Woman impaled by beach umbrella on New Jersey shore...

US police say a woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore....

 2018-07-17 11:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Central Bank Not Obliged to Bailout Distressed Banks Mutebile...

Mutebile explained that although the central bank was incessantly criticized when it took over Crane Bank in December 2016, Bank of Uganda had no other option other than putting Crane Bank under administration and later selling it....

 2018-07-17 11:20 

Daily Nation

Why MultiChoice's call for Netflix to be regulated is unreasonable...

The rationale to regulate may be there but the effort and cost is too high, with few prospects of success....

 2018-07-17 11:12 

News24

Procession marks 100th anniversary of czar's execution...

Thousands of pilgrims have begun a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family....

 2018-07-17 11:11 

News24

Man shot in face by 80-year-old KZN farmer in stable condition - police...

A 44-year-old man who was shot in the face by an 80-year-old farmer in Bergville is in a stable condition in hospital, KwaZulu-Natal police say....

 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

UN using Google's satellite imagery to monitor water-based ecosystems...

In partnership with the UN Environment Programme, Google is producing geospatial maps, focusing on fresh-water ecosystems, such as rivers and forests...

 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

Eskom executive Tebogo Rakau quits amid rumours of an internal investigation...

Rakau along with Eskom's disgraced former chief financial officer, Anoj Singh were among senior staff Brian Molefe brought over from Transnet in 2015...

 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

China keeps 6.5% growth target despite recent signs of weakness...
 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

Oil steadies as supply outages counterbalance increasing output...

Fears of shortages, which pushed prices as high as $80 per barrel earlier in 2018, are receding and concerns about looming surpluses are growing...

 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Even (some) Republicans are disgusted with Trump's capitulation to Putin...

In other oxymoronic news, if it's 'uncorroborated hearsay', it's not 'evidence' (#JustSaying)...

 2018-07-17 11:06 

News24

Migrants crossing Niger to Europe falls by 95% says EU...

The flow of migrants crossing through Niger in a bid to reach Europe has fallen by 95%, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has announced ahead of a visit to Niger....

 2018-07-17 11:02 

Mail & Guardian

Unions take on bus bosses seeking wage exemptions...

Five bus companies have applied to be exempt from the wage deal that was signed after the near month-long strike...

 2018-07-17 11:02 

Mail & Guardian

Read: The preliminary findings of South Africa's latest HIV household survey...

A summary of Human Sciences Research Council's latest national HIV survey shows a massive 44% reduction in the rate of new infections in the country....

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Standard Digital

International Emoji Day: List of celebrities who created their own Emojis...

Some celebrities didn't want to miss out the Emoji Fever so they also created their own emojis...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Maintains Presence in Disputed Soroti Land...

Five bailiffs were severely injured when residents put up a spirited fight against an eviction order issued on May 22, by Justice David Batema. The order followed a petition filed by Moses Elogu, Petero Epalu, Joseph Eunyu, Charles Ajaku, Julius Otaya, Sa...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Standard Digital

10 Key tips to excelling in Mathematics every candidate should know before KCSE...

Mathematics mathematics is one of the key subjects examined at KCSE level and also a key requirement for almost all the careers choices at institutions of highe...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Standard Digital

Tullow Oil threatens to shut down Turkana operations...

Tullow Oil has said it will shut down its operations in Turkana within the next two weeks if the impasse with the local community is not resolved...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Standard Digital

Polyamorous couple share bed with TWO 'wives' and raise their eight children to call all three women "mum"...

Elizabeth and James Lowe were married for five years before inviting Ashley and Audrie, both 22, into their marriage...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Anglo American Platinum says commits to venture capital funds...

Mining company Anglo American Platinum said on Tuesday it had committed to $200 million (about R2.6 billion) in venture capital funds....

 2018-07-17 10:52 

Mail & Guardian

DA challenges Ipsos poll report...

The Democratic Alliance has rubbished the report which indicates support for the party is waning...

 2018-07-17 10:47 

News24

LIVE: Barack Obama to deliver annual #NelsonMandelaLecture...

Former US president Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg where a crowd of about 9 000 people is expected....

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