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 2020-11-27 13:36 

Business Live

GLOBAL MARKETS: Can you spell bubble?...

Bitcoin is having a moment, again...

 2020-11-27 13:36 

Business Live

Liberty Two Degrees dividend to plummet in 2020 financial year...

The part-owner of upmarket malls says customers are returning but the uptake in sales is not enough to overcome lockdown losses...

 2020-11-27 13:34 

News24

Steenhuisen to Malema: Give up your police security detail...

DA leader John Steenhuisen has challenged EFF leader Julius Malema, who recently threatened police officers, to forego the police protection he receives....

 2020-11-27 13:24 

News24

Senzo Meyiwa murder: State has enough evidence to arrest mastermind, claims Gerrie Nel...

Slain Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa's family waited in anguish as rumoured mastermind behind killing did not appear in court....

 2020-11-27 13:08 

Nation

S. Sudan's flood victims at risk of famine, diseases...

Heavy downpours around South Sudan have caused havoc to many families in the past five months....

 2020-11-27 12:59 

News24

Jesse Hess and Meghan Cremer murder cases postponed for trial preparations...

The murder cases of UWC student Jesse Hess, and Cape Town bakery manager Meghan Cremer have been postponed in the Western Cape High Court for trial preparations....

 2020-11-27 12:47 

Business Report (IOL)

Recently self-employed? Six tips from experts on how to protect your wellbeing...
 2020-11-27 12:39 

Business Live

Alibaba and Tencent had talks to buy stake in Baidu's video-streamer iQiyi...

Both have, however, balked at a valuation of about $20bn demanded by Baidu and as both companies face scrutiny by China's anti-trust regulators...

 2020-11-27 12:39 

Business Live

LETTER: Ethiopia's real hierarchy in a nutshell...

Abiy Ahmed is not Ethiopia's head of state — he is prime minister...

 2020-11-27 12:39 

Business Live

Thousands at funeral of Sudan's beloved Sadiq al-Mahdi...

The country's last democratically elected prime minister died from the coronavirus at age 84...

 2020-11-27 12:35 

Uganda Radio Network

We Shall Remove this Gov't by Voting or Not -Besigye...

Besigye says he is building a strong front for change adding that it is the responsibility of Ugandans to make sure Museveni leaves, whether he wants it all not...

 2020-11-27 12:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Denies Muntu Campaign Venue in Kasese Muncipality, Bwera...

According to the national campaign manager ANT Winnie Kiiza, on Thursday, they held meeting with the security team regarding the routes and the venues....

 2020-11-27 12:31 

News24

EFF: ConCourt finds criminalising inciting others to commit 'any offence' is overbroad...

The Constitutional Court handed down judgment in a complex legal matter which will have important bearing on the National Prosecuting Authority's prosecution of EFF leader Julius Malema for allegedly inciting people to occupy land....

 2020-11-27 12:28 

News24

France's Macron 'very shocked' by police beating of black man...

The alleged victim, identified as Michel, says he was jumped on by police at his music studio....

 2020-11-27 12:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Kassanda Voters in Daylong Wait for Kyagulanyi, Explain why They Support Him...

Geoffrey Nkugwa says that the people of Kassanda have great hope in Kyagulanyi whom they expect to respect people's demand for federal not only for Buganda but other parts of the country. He also expects Kyagulanyi to open up the lakes whose access to...

 2020-11-27 12:07 

Uganda Radio Network

UWA Suspends Removal of Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament...

UWA and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) have now suspended the process for 21 days to allow all the eggs to hatch and also the young birds to be able to fly....

 2020-11-27 12:00 

Nation

2 killed in Kwale road accident...

Police say a matatu rolled several times after the driver lost control....

 2020-11-27 11:56 

Uganda Radio Network

EC Letter to Police is a "Pathetic", Empty Formality Opposition Camps...

The Opposition candidates have dismissed Justice Simon Byabakama's letter to the police noting that it is a meek communication, merely meant to show accountability with no expected outcome....

 2020-11-27 11:47 

Business Report (IOL)

National Treasury warns of fiscal crisis over state wages...
 2020-11-27 11:43 

Business Live

Gauteng is concerned about Covid-19 resurgence after festive season...

The Gauteng premier says the provincial advisory committee projects that the risk of transmission will increase during festive season gatherings...

 2020-11-27 11:43 

Business Live

World stocks on course for best month despite virus surge...

Vaccines heading into the home stretch is raising optimism with equity markets ready for record highs and bitcoin up 140% for the year...

 2020-11-27 11:34 

News24

Lobby groups say Zondo's criminal complaint against Dudu Myeni sends the right message...

Corruption fighting bodies have welcomed the decision by the state capture commission to lodge a criminal complaint against the former SAA chair for revealing the name of a secret witness....

 2020-11-27 11:34 

Nation

Ethiopian refugees scratch a living in Sudan...

Over 43,000 refugees who fled fighting in the Tigray region are building a new life in neighbouring Sudan....

 2020-11-27 11:32 

News24

WATCH | Black Friday: have lockdowns and stretched finances dampened the urge to part with cash?...

It's traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but with the closure of non-essential shops, consumer surveys suggest shoppers are much less likely to go bargain-hunting....

 2020-11-27 11:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Young Lady in Agony with Bullet Still Lodged in her Spine...

Namambo was shot in Seeta town of Mukono district on the afternoon of November 18, as Security forces fired during protests sparked off by the arrest of National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine in Luuka district...

 2020-11-27 11:16 

News24

Coligny murder: Supreme Court of Appeal finds accused not guilty, overturns convictions...

The Supreme Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of two men who were found guilty of the murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu, who died on April 20, 2017 in Coligny in the North West....

 2020-11-27 11:12 

News24

Why Sharks' Dylan Richardson is the ideal player for a pandemic...

The 21-year-old former Junior Springbok has been excellent at hooker and openside flanker, reminding one of Deon Fourie's similar role at the Stormers years ago....

 2020-11-27 11:07 

Nation

Somalia opposition demands electoral teams overhaul...

Somalia's presidential candidates threaten to conduct parallel polls if their demands are not met....

 2020-11-27 11:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Kabarwa Health Center III in Water Crisis...

The health facility has been operating without a reliable water source for the last five months after all the two boreholes in the facility broke down....

 2020-11-27 10:48 

Business Live

Raymond Zondo asks commission to lay criminal complaint against Dudu Myeni...

In her recent testimony before the Zondo inquiry, the former SAA chair unmasked a witness who had been granted anonymity by Zondo...

 2020-11-27 10:48 

Business Live

BMW's China JV partner is on the brink of bankruptcy...

Huachen Group, which has defaulted on $987.48m in debt obligations, has angered investors who no longer have faith in the group, despite its state backing...

 2020-11-27 10:46 

News24

Bail for Durban metro cops who allegedly demanded bribes from people accused of Covid-19 violations...

Two Durban metro police officers accused of requesting bribes have been released on bail....

 2020-11-27 10:43 

Nation

US Defence auditor warns Somalia still 'too weak' to stand on its own...

Official says there are still gaps that could be exploited by the Shabaab....

 2020-11-27 10:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Kamuli General Hospital Closed over Increase in COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-11-27 10:41 

Business Report (IOL)

Cheaper fuel prices forecast for December, but 2021 could see increases...
 2020-11-27 10:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Police in Lira Investigate Death of Unidentified Man...

The deceased whose identity is not yet clearly established is suspected to have been killed by unknown persons who dumped the body and fled immediately....

 2020-11-27 10:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Pader People Welcome 'Sidelining' of Lawyers in New Small Claims Procedure...

Akung who was speaking on behalf of the business community claimed that lawyers enjoy cheating the poor by encouraging them to chase court hearings that often have no future....

 2020-11-27 10:14 

News24

Australian soldiers face dismissal after Afghan report...

Australia has told 13 special forces soldiers they face dismissal in relation to a report on alleged unlawful killings in Afghanistan, the head of the country's army said on Friday....

 2020-11-27 10:12 

News24

More than 14 000 people estimated to be living on the streets of Cape Town...

"We spend more on homelessness than we realise," Jonathan Hopkins, acting director at U-turn, said during the virtual launch of a study on the cost of homelessness in Cape Town....

 2020-11-27 10:12 

News24

Zane Kilian to provide alibi in Charl Kinnear murder case, his lawyer says...

Zane Kilian intends providing an alibi to prove he did not shoot Anti-Gang Unit detective Lieutenant Colonel Charl Kinnear, his attorney has said outside court....

 2020-11-27 10:09 

Nation

Relief for patients in Turkana as 60 medics recover from Covid-19...

One health worker succumbed to the disease....

 2020-11-27 10:05 

Business Report (IOL)

Commercial property 'to remain under pressure'...
 2020-11-27 10:02 

News24

ANC MP Bongani Bongo back in court next year to answer corruption charges...

ANC MP and former state security minister Bongani Bongo will kick off in 2021 with two court appearances in the space of just two months....

 2020-11-27 09:52 

Business Live

Localisation is a driver of jobs and growth...

The issue of cheaper imports is important and needs to be addressed by the SA Revenue Service customs division...

 2020-11-27 09:43 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...
 2020-11-27 09:43 

News24

ANC Mpumalanga makes U-turn on rape-accused leader that left ANCWL leaders fuming...

ANC Women's League (ANCWL) president Bathabile Dlamini has spoken out against the decision by the Mpumalanga ANC to reinstate a rape-accused leader....

 2020-11-27 09:38 

Uganda Radio Network

East African Court Dismisses Rwanda's Application for a Broader Panel in Boarder Case...

The current panel hearing the case comprises three judges led by the principal judge Monica Mugenyi from Uganda, Audace Ngiye from Burundi and Dr. Charles Nyawello from South Sudan. Court explained that judges of the court are international public officia...

 2020-11-27 09:30 

News24

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as war ultimatum expires...

African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the military was beginning the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern Tigray region that rights groups fear....

 2020-11-27 09:25 

News24

SABC plans public auction of 'non-core properties', including some leased to employees...

The public broadcaster says it will not be able to offer right of first refusal to current tenants, as the process to purchase the properties will be public....

 2020-11-27 09:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Men Tasked to Join Fight Against Violence of Women...

Jolly Acen, the head of UN Women office in North and Eastern Uganda says men are in most cases the perpetrators of the violence against women and girls and if the inequality is to be won, they must take up full responsibility....

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