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 2020-09-24 14:07 

News24

Duane Vermeulen leads 30-strong Bulls squad against Sharks at Loftus...

Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White has announced a strong 30-man match-day squad that will battle against the Sharks in the Super Fan Saturday....

 2020-09-24 13:59 

News24

Monuments glorifying SA's divisive past must be relocated- Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that any symbol, monument or activity that glorifies racism and "represents our ugly past" has no place in South Africa....

 2020-09-24 13:51 

Mail & Guardian

Why it's crucial to collaborate...

We are able to achieve meaningful social change better, and faster, if we act together The post Why it's crucial to collaborate appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-09-24 13:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Nanyondo to Battle in Doha Diamond League...

Nanyondo will be competing against a very strong opposition of six world stars in the 10-women contest for 800m top honors....

 2020-09-24 13:37 

News24

WATCH | We are reintroducing South Africans to South Africa, says tourism minister...

Since the opening of the tourism sector, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has been on a countrywide tour in an effort to showcase the nation's local offerings....

 2020-09-24 13:33 

Mail & Guardian

Global job losses linger after lockdowns...

Developing countries have been hit harder by the Covid-19 downturn than in past economic crises The post Global job losses linger after lockdowns appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-09-24 13:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Bunyangabu School Admnistrators Still Plead for Dead Academic Year...

The headteachers in Bunyangabu say that both learners, parents and administrators are not prepared enough for the new term. Private school administrators are particularly concerned about how they will raise money from a few candidates to pay teachers and ...

 2020-09-24 13:26 

Business Live

Jobs bloodbath in travel and tourism awaits if UK does not join EU plan — Ryanair's O'Leary...

Hundreds of thousands could lose out if restrictions are not relaxed and a new furlough scheme not set up...

 2020-09-24 13:26 

Business Live

LETTER: Hair-raising attack on capitalism...

Political leaders continually bash system while conducting a love affair with its many benefits...

 2020-09-24 13:18 

News24

TikTok urges court to block Trump's ban on app in US...

Attorneys are set to argue the case on Thursday before a judge who will decide whether to put Trump's order on hold until a lawsuit over the ban is resolved....

 2020-09-24 13:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyagulanyi's Absence Delays Hearing of his Case Against Police...

His lawyer Anthony Wameli told court that his client had lost a close relative whose burial he had to attend and that he was also expected to swear an affidavit for the case in which the former leaders of NUP sued him....

 2020-09-24 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung...

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy st...

 2020-09-24 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Education Ministry Releases Revised Calendar for Schools...

According to the calendar, the second term will run until December 19, when students will break off for a 23-day holiday which will end on January 10, 2021. This means that they will have covered over 75 days (10 weeks) at schools which is close to the us...

 2020-09-24 12:57 

News24

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies of heart attack...

Former Australia batsman and cricket commentator Dean Jones, who had been covering the ongoing IPL from Mumbai, has died of a heart attack....

 2020-09-24 12:56 

Nation

Prisoner flees from isolation centre...

The inmate escaped from the isolation centre under unclear circumstances....

 2020-09-24 12:46 

Nation

Thousands of fish killed in environmental disaster...

Villagers resorted to blocking the brooks infiltrating the river with saline water, leaving behind a trail of destruction....

 2020-09-24 12:45 

The New Humanitarian

Tired of conflict, Thailand's deep south women are on the front lines of peace...

Aid responders, mediators, bridge builders: Women in Thailand's south are trying to build peace where political summits and negotiations have failed....

 2020-09-24 12:45 

News24

5 suspected cash-in-transit robbers killed, 2 wounded in shootout with cops in Gauteng...

Five suspected robbers have been shot dead and two have been wounded in a shootout with police, following a cash-in-transit robbery at Dawn Park, near Springs in Gauteng....

 2020-09-24 12:36 

News24

Elton Jantjies to lead new-look Lions at Super Fan Saturday...

The Lions resume their 2020 season when they face the Stormers at Loftus Versfeld in a Super Fan Saturday double header....

 2020-09-24 12:31 

News24

Northern Cape tik dealer jailed for 7 years after trying to bribe cop...

A Northern Cape tik dealer has been jailed after he tried to bribe a police officer with R1 000....

 2020-09-24 12:31 

Business Live

ByteDance asks China to approve transfer of TikTok's tech...

The popular app's owner files for green light from Beijing as weekend deadline looms...

 2020-09-24 12:31 

Business Live

CHRIS THURMAN: Connecting the struggles and triumphs of black women...

Chepape Makgato's exhibition Age of Wisdom is the perfect way to wrap up Women's Month and Heritage Month...

 2020-09-24 12:31 

Business Live

LETTER: Adebajo's racism unacceptable...

Had such a letter been penned by a white person, there would have been an outcry...

 2020-09-24 12:20 

Nation

Non-teaching staff in Nyanza appeal for pay...

They say they have been unable to provide basic needs for their families....

 2020-09-24 11:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Bishop Wants All Girls Who Got Pregnant Back In School...

According to Bishop Kitara, the girls are just victims of circumstances and should not be allowed to carry any blame or burden of their pregnancy, but instead blame should be placed on other stakeholders including the church, parents and leaders....

 2020-09-24 11:59 

Nation

Police asked to probe 'orders' in city seat row...

The battle for the occupancy of the clerk's office has been raging since 2018 when Jacob Ngwele and former Speaker Beatrice Elachi differed....

 2020-09-24 11:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Construction of Tajar Valley Dam Stalls Over Land Dispute...

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF launched the construction of the project in October 2019 on a piece of land donated by some residents. But as the project started taking shape, some residents complained that the project was ta...

 2020-09-24 11:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Ranked among Countries that Suppressed COVID-19 in August...

In the category of those that have suppressed, they considered countries with new cases that are less than or equal to 5 per a million population a day whereas those ranked in the low transmission category, they had new cases less than or equal to 10....

 2020-09-24 11:51 

News24

Maddie McCann suspect loses bid for prison release...

The prime suspect in the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann has lost his bid to be freed from jail, with the European Court of Justice rejecting his appeal against a separate rape conviction....

 2020-09-24 11:46 

News24

WATCH | Prison guard allegedly caught with contraband strapped to his body in Kimberley prison...

Video footage of an 'errant' correctional services officer is circulating on social media after he allegedly tried to smuggle contraband, strapped around his waist, into the Tswelopele Correctional Centre in Kimberley....

 2020-09-24 11:38 

News24

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies of heart attack...

Former Australia batsman and cricket commentator Dean Jones, who had been covering the ongoing IPL from Mumbai, has died of a heart attack....

 2020-09-24 11:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Lakang Land Claimants Fault Ministry for Dragging Recovery of Compensation Money...

Investigations conducted by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire in 2019 unearthed irregularities. The report also faulted some Ministry of land officials for attempting to compensate ghost landowners with the aim of causing go...

 2020-09-24 11:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Batwa Community Complain of Exploitation, Torture And Even Killing...

Jessica Kyomuntu, a Mutwa from Rutajenjeri village says that the UPDF soldiers last month reportedly battered to death Mateeka Rujabarande, a Mutwa from Nyamatembe village after he was found collecting firewood in the Park....

 2020-09-24 11:27 

News24

New-look Sharks backline for Super Fan Saturday...

A new-look Sharks backline will face the Bulls in the first match of Super Fan Saturday at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria this weekend....

 2020-09-24 11:22 

News24

Former Port Elizabeth Absa employee gets 10 years in prison for fraud of more than R1m...

The Port Elizabeth Specialised Commercial Crimes Court has sentenced a former Absa customer services clerk to 10 years in prison for fraud amounting to just over R1.1 million....

 2020-09-24 11:03 

Nation

First ever virtual book fair in Kenya to be held today...

Nairobi International Book Fair to be held online in a live event on Facebook and YouTube....

 2020-09-24 10:40 

Business Live

'Dollar dominance' extends gold price slump to four days...

A firmer dollar makes bullion more expensive for holders of other currencies...

 2020-09-24 10:37 

Nation

15-year-old girl arrested for stabbing boyfriend to death...

Lang'ata Sub-County Police Commander Gregory Mutiso confirmed the incident and said the suspect is being held at Lang'ata Police Station....

 2020-09-24 10:36 

News24

WATCH | North Korean troops kill South Korean man, burn body - Seoul...

North Korean troops have shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was likely an effort to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, South Korea's military has s...

 2020-09-24 10:32 

News24

23 people killed in Nigeria fuel tanker crash...

At least 23 people have been killed after a petrol tanker overturned and caught fire on a busy road in Nigeria's central state of Kogi....

 2020-09-24 10:23 

Nation

South Africa turns Covid-19 corner, but crisis far from over...

It's a new 'near normal' as economic necessity forces Ramaphosa to reopen the country after 180 days....

 2020-09-24 10:20 

Business Report (IOL)

Russian plan to dig biggest Zimbabwe platinum mine advances...
 2020-09-24 10:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gets New Board...

The appointment of the new board chaired by Dr Paul Onek, the retired Gulu District Health Officer comes three years after the demise of the former Board Chairperson, Michael Ocan in 2017....

 2020-09-24 10:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Brokers Refugees - Hosts Peace Talks After Deadly Attacks...

Senior Superintendent of Police Richard Okullu says they received an intelligence report of a planned revenge attack by refugees on the host communities, a reason that informed the reconciliation meeting...

 2020-09-24 09:58 

News24

Cops who killed Nathaniel Julies 'had not quenched thirst for blood' before shooting, court hears...

Two of the three police officers accused of killing Nathaniel Julies were "thirsty for blood" when the teenager was shot dead, the Protea Magistrate's Court has heard during their bail application....

 2020-09-24 09:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Benefits from Africa Rugby's Solidarity Campaign...

Among the countries that have benefited include Uganda where the Rugby Union was offered EUR 5000 to purchase food parcels and Personal Protective Gear for players. According to the Union President Godwin Kayangwe, this money will be used to benefit a tot...

 2020-09-24 09:53 

Nation

ODM condemns Migori County Assembly chaos...

ODM secretary-general Edwin Sifuna wants those who attacked Nominated MCA Mary Ogodo arrested immediately....

 2020-09-24 09:46 

Uganda Radio Network

ANT Queries Late Nomination of Presidential Candidates...

The ANT Presidential candidate Maj. Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu says it is practically impossible for presidential candidates to cover the entire country within the limited time allocated....

 2020-09-24 09:45 

News24

New arrival Warrick Gelant to start for Stormers at Super Fan Saturday, Kolisi captains...

Springbok fullback Warrick Gelant is expected to make his first appearance for the Stormers at Loftus Versfeld against the Lions this weekend....

 2020-09-24 09:44 

Business Live

Oil prices slip on global demand fears...

Coronavirus resurgence prompts a rally in the dollar as jittery investors turn to safer assets...

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