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 2021-06-20 21:13 

Business Live

Market data — June 20 2021...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

 2021-06-20 20:52 

News24

Fire crews contain blaze on Lion's Head...

A fire broke out on Lion's Head in Cape Town but was contained quickly by fire crews.....

 2021-06-20 20:35 

News24

Springbok prop Vincent Koch helps Saracens clinch promotion to end Premiership exile...

Saracens sealed their return to the English Premiership as they clinched promotion from the Championship with a 57-15 rout of Ealing on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 20:17 

Business Live

Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi, winner of Iran's election, linked to human rights abuses...

Raisi, who is under US sanctions, will strengthen Khamenei's hand in Iran and critics fear his win could harm nuclear talks and usher in more repression...

 2021-06-20 20:00 

Mail & Guardian

There is shit in the Hennops River: 'No way you can call this water'...

E.Coli counts in tributaries feeding the Hennops River run into tens of millions, far above the permitted limit The post There is shit in the Hennops River: 'No way you can call this water' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-20 19:22 

Business Live

Liberian civil war commander Alieu Kosiah sentenced in Swiss court...

Court hands out maximum sentence of 20 years for rape, killings and an act of cannibalism...

 2021-06-20 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

DarkSide: Following the money in the crypto age...

Ransomware is the fastest-growing cryptocurrency-related crime. Known payments to ransomware attackers rose 337% from 2019 to 2020, when they reached over R5.4-billion worth of cryptocurrency The post DarkSide: Following the money in the crypto age appear...

 2021-06-20 18:51 

News24

Patrice Motsepe says Africa will learn from Europe and launch Super League...

CAF president Patrice Motsepe believes Africa can succeed where Europe failed and launch a Super League, according to a statement released by the continental organisation on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 18:37 

News24

Zuma wants to see justice being done for all South Africans, says Mzwanele Manyi...

Corruption-accused former president Jacob Zuma's battles with the Zondo Commission and National Prosecuting Authority is not only for himself but for all South Africans to ensure that justice is being done....

 2021-06-20 18:26 

Business Live

Steinhoff reports interim profit as it warns of litigation uncertainty...

The group has increased its settlement proposal provision as it fends off claimants opposed to global settlement...

 2021-06-20 18:26 

Business Live

Sihle Cele's Durban July dream over as Lerena gets to ride 'Kommet'...

Trainers opt for a more experienced rider in SA's most famous race...

 2021-06-20 17:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Block Covid-19 SOPs Mobilization Campaign By Masaka Leaders...

The leaders had gone along with at least 500 liters of liquid soap and water containers which they were donating to markets as a way of supporting the hand-washing campaign among vendors and their clients....

 2021-06-20 17:31 

Business Live

Return to work will be mandatory for staff in education sector...

Two-week vaccination programme will start on Wednesday, and all staff will return on July 26 — whether they have been vaccinated or not...

 2021-06-20 17:31 

Business Live

Sticking to Maria Ramos's strategy pays dividends for Absa, analysts say...

Bank of America's Bankole Ubogu and Alastair Ryan expect average earnings growth of 14% over the next three years...

 2021-06-20 17:22 

Nation

Liberia reimposes anti-Covid rules as cases spike...

Travellers from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will be denied entry into the country....

 2021-06-20 17:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Judicial Service Commission Promotes 32 Officers...

The new Deputy Registrars are Babirye Mary, Lamunu Pamela, Natukunda Janeva, Hatanga Juliet Harty, Ajio Hellen, Katushabe Prossy, Mushabe Alex, Karemani Jamson, Ntalo Nasulu Hussein and Edoku John Paul....

 2021-06-20 17:16 

News24

Gqeberha's name is here to stay as Nathi Mthethwa rejects thousands of objections...

The pronunciation lessons some people needed for new place names like Gqeberha and Qonce will not be wasted after Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa rejected thousands of objections to name changes in the Eastern Cape...

 2021-06-20 17:05 

Standard Digital

Farmers in Kieni receive solar powered boreholes...

The solar panels were installed by the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) in conjunction with the county government....

 2021-06-20 17:00 

News24

JUST IN | Ladysmith stones are quartz crystals and not diamonds, experts find...

The hopes of KwaHlathi's prospectors have been dashed with the news that the stones which they mined are quartz crystals and not diamonds....

 2021-06-20 17:00 

Standard Digital

Family fights for chunk of island as residents adamant...

The Saggaf family urged squatters to allow surveyors and security officers to facilitate adjudication of the 289 acres....

 2021-06-20 16:35 

Business Live

Elon Musk's Boring business digs in with a new pitch...

Billionaire's start-up works on tunnels twice as wide in diameter...

 2021-06-20 16:35 

Business Live

Max Verstappen stretches F1 lead with victory in France...

The Red Bull driver is now 12 points clear of champion Lewis Hamilton...

 2021-06-20 16:26 

News24

Hawks tight-lipped on Bushiris' 'secret sojourns to SA'...

The Hawks have refused to be drawn into commenting on a report that fugitive preacher Shepherd Bushiri has been flitting in and out of South Africa....

 2021-06-20 16:15 

Mail & Guardian

E-prime makes speakers take responsibility...

Being forced to use the active voice and cutting the verb "to be" from our speech can nudge us towards being more accountable — and clearer The post E-prime makes speakers take responsibility appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-20 16:08 

News24

'This is my race!' Marquez takes German MotoGP victory for first win since 2019...

Marc Marquez banished 18 months of struggles on Sunday as he dominated in the rain at the Sachsenring to win the German MotoGP....

 2021-06-20 16:05 

News24

Six die on the R74 between Kranskop and Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal...

Six people were killed in an accident on the R74 between Kranskop and Greytown on Saturday night....

 2021-06-20 16:03 

News24

Covid-19: China gives one-billionth vaccine shot...

China on Sunday announced it had administered its one-billionth shot in the world's biggest coronavirus inoculation drive as Brazil's death toll from the pandemic passed 500 000....

 2021-06-20 16:02 

News24

Kyle Verreynne on T20 omission v Pakistan: 'I know where I stand with coach'...

Proteas Test newbie Kyle Verreynne said he was aware of what was being written when he wasn't getting an opportunity to play in the T20 series against Pakistan in April this year....

 2021-06-20 16:01 

News24

Dobson on WP's win over Bulls: We played some pretty careless rugby at stages...

Western Province coach John Dobson said his side were guilty of playing "some pretty careless rugby at stages" during their 48-24 victory over the Bulls in first-round Currie Cup....

 2021-06-20 15:58 

News24

Armed fugitive sought in connection with R400m cocaine bust in Pretoria...

Investigators from the Hawks' SA Narcotics Enforcement Bureau are hunting a suspected drug trafficker who evaded arrest when three people linked to a R400 million cocaine haul in Pretoria were nabbed last week in Cape Town....

 2021-06-20 15:49 

News24

Emirates to resume flights to SA...

The Emirates Group announced its first year of loss in more than 30 years, caused by a significant drop in revenue, fully attributed to the impact of Covid-19-related flight and travel restrictions throughout its entire financial year of 2020/21....

 2021-06-20 15:40 

Business Live

SAPS's misconduct bill for five months totals more than R140m...

Courts order the police to pay R141.5m for wrongful conduct, Bheki Cele tells National Council of Provinces...

 2021-06-20 15:40 

Business Live

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Magashule court challenge to suspension in spotlight...

The secretary-general is challenging the ANC's decision to suspend him after he refused to step aside in the wake of corruption charges...

 2021-06-20 15:40 

Business Live

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Climate change and pandemic need an inclusive, global push...

Africa needs the capacity to make its own vaccines and the space to voice policies...

 2021-06-20 15:40 

Business Live

Wayde van Niekerk finally qualifies to defend Olympic 400m title...

The world record holder, who has been plagued by injury, was pipped by Colombia's Zambrano...

 2021-06-20 15:23 

News24

Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo positive for Covid-19...

Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhuba is in quarantine after contracting Covid-19 in Gauteng's third wave of heightened infections....

 2021-06-20 14:55 

News24

Slim hope for hundreds of tourism businesses asking for second Covid-19 relief fund...

The Department of Tourism has been inundated with hundreds of pleas for help from financially distressed businesses in the industry....

 2021-06-20 14:45 

Business Live

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Accelerating consumer and producer inflation in focus...

Consumer price inflation is expected to rise above 4.5% for the first time in 15 months in May...

 2021-06-20 14:45 

Business Live

Telkom and MTN stick to spectrum court action as Icasa hopes for settlement...

Companies still aim to present cases in July while regulator is upbeat about agreement by August...

 2021-06-20 14:45 

Business Live

Cape Town accused of 'treating dogs better than homeless' as court battle looms...

Activist organisation Ndifuna Ukwazi challenges the constitutionality of criminalising bylaws...

 2021-06-20 14:44 

Business Live

ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: Kenneth Kaunda leaves legacy of stellar contributions to Southern Africa's liberation...

Zambia's founding father provided huge support to movements from SA, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Angola and Mozambique...

 2021-06-20 14:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru Revives 253 Village COVID-19 Taskforces Following Surge in COVID-19 Cases...

The intervention comes after the district is reportedly recording an upsurge in the cases of COVID-19 infections yet the residents are reluctant to observe the Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs and health ministry's guidelines to contain the spread of t...

 2021-06-20 14:23 

Nation

Police kill 14 gunmen in central Nigeria...

Police repel attempted attack on police station in central Nigeria's Benue state....

 2021-06-20 14:20 

Nation

W. Africa has suffered 700 terrorist attacks since 2020...

The attacks have resulted in 2,000 civilian and military deaths since 2020, official says....

 2021-06-20 13:51 

Mail & Guardian

Micro-hydropower lights up an Eastern Cape village...

There is hidden potential for small hydropower plants in South Africa The post Micro-hydropower lights up an Eastern Cape village appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-20 13:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Will Uganda ever Vaccinate its Targeted 26,700,000 People?...

According to experts, poor funding and the placing of vaccine orders late has left Uganda in a fix where it might not be able to procure vaccines to vaccinate the critical number of citizens for the whole nation to be safe. They say at the moment Uganda c...

 2021-06-20 13:41 

Mail & Guardian

'Vaccinate inmates to avoid crisis'...

Delaying the vaccination of prisoners could lead to a public health disaster The post 'Vaccinate inmates to avoid crisis' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-06-20 13:38 

News24

ANC, Harrismith community leaders to 'map a way forward' after week-long protests...

The ANC is expected to meet Harrismith community leaders to discuss a way forward after week-long service delivery protests in the area....

 2021-06-20 13:38 

News24

Joe Biden goes to church a day after challenge from bishops on abortion...

President Joe Biden went to church on Saturday in his hometown a day after US Roman Catholic bishops issued a challenge to him over his support for abortion rights....

 2021-06-20 13:25 

News24

Oil price spike: OPEC must manage shift from lack of demand...

The oil market is rapidly shifting from a period of over-supply during the height of the pandemic to one of potential shortage....

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