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 2019-08-23 09:29 

Daily Nation

Sammy Omollo named Posta Rangers coach...

Omollo has returned to Posta Rangers on a two-year deal....

 2019-08-23 09:18 

News24

Nelson Mandela Foundation to take AfriForum's Ernst Roets to court over apartheid flag tweet...

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will file an urgent application in the High Court to declare that Ernst Roets, Afriforum's deputy chief, is in contempt of court for a tweet using the old apartheid flag....

 2019-08-23 09:18 

Uganda Radio Network

High Court Extends Interim Order Halting Eviction of Kabale Traders...

On Thursday, Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe ruled that the eviction of traders be halted until February 11, 2020, when the main application will be heard....

 2019-08-23 09:18 

Business Report (IOL)

SA govt making efforts to secure growth, deal with unemployment - presidency...

President Cyril Ramaphosa's government has made changes to visa regulations for tourists and highly skilled professionals....

 2019-08-23 09:07 

Daily Nation

Heart attacks halved by daily 'polypill', strokes reduced too: study...

In clinical trials of the pill was effective in people with no history of cardiovascular disease....

 2019-08-23 09:05 

Standard Digital

Apple Card shouldn't be kept in leather wallet or jeans pocket, iPhone maker warns...

The iPhone maker claims that contact with either leather or denim could cause...

 2019-08-23 09:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Arua Hospital, Residents Bicker Over Land...

The land in contention measuring about an acre was encroached on by residents. In 2000, the same land was donated to the hospital by residents of Upper Bibia Cell....

 2019-08-23 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Gold Fields sells stake in Gold Road Resources...

Bullion producer Gold Fields said on Friday it had sold its 9.9% interest in ASX-listed Gold Road Resources for A$126.3m or US$85.5m....

 2019-08-23 08:56 

Daily Nation

Lilako to captain Kenya Simbas in Victoria Cup...

Curtis Lilako replaces Peter Kilonzo as skipper....

 2019-08-23 08:42 

News24

German tourist in hospital after falling off cliff in Mpumalanga...

A 31-year-old German tourist is recuperating in hospital after falling off a cliff in Mpumalanga....

 2019-08-23 08:35 

Standard Digital

Suspects arrested in war against charcoal burning...

A new wave of illegal activities in section of Kenya's forests has been discovered....

 2019-08-23 08:34 

Business Live

Rand firmer as Jerome Powell's speech takes focus...

Markets anxiously await a speech by the US Federal Reserve chair on Friday evening, with the rand steady below R15.20/$...

 2019-08-23 08:34 

Business Live

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Ramaphosa dawdles while enemies plot his downfall...

The problem for Ramaphosa's foes — his saving grace — is that they don't have a viable alternative candidate for a leader...

 2019-08-23 08:34 

Business Live

Northam reports record annual operating profit...

Now that it is over its large capital expenditure hump, the company has set its sights on reducing its expensive exposure to Zambezi preference shares...

 2019-08-23 08:33 

Daily Nation

Tana River officials claim politicians are smuggling foreigners for census...

Tana River officials say politicians are planning to bring in people from neighbouring countries....

 2019-08-23 08:33 

Business Report (IOL)

Market shrugs off Moyo's second dismissal by Old Mutual...

Tensions between Old Mutual and its axed chief executive Peter Moyo heightened further when the company yesterday moved to sack him again....

 2019-08-23 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Young entrepreneurs vie for $100,000 'agripreneur' prize...

12 young entrepreneurs from across Africa have been named as finalists in the inaugural $100,000 Generation Africa GoGettaz 'agripreneur'; competition....

 2019-08-23 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Mr Price shares take a beating on weak trading update figures...

Clothing apparel and homeware retailer Mr Price shares tumbled 13.70percent to close at R151.46 on the JSE yesterday....

 2019-08-23 08:27 

Standard Digital

Homa Bay man handed life in jail for defiling minor...

Medical reports also proved that Rwaka defiled the minor....

 2019-08-23 08:24 

Business Report (IOL)

Rwanda considering creating its own digital currency...

Rwanda's Central Bank is studying the possibility of creating its own digital currency....

 2019-08-23 08:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Centres in Lango Get UGX 350m Solar Power Equipment...

The equipment valued at more than 350 million shillings is aimed at improving the operations of laboratory units of the health centres by ensuring standby power....

 2019-08-23 08:14 

Daily Nation

Keroche Breweries bosses to be charged with tax evasion...

Keroche CEO Tabitha Karanja spends night at Muthaiga police cell while husband released....

 2019-08-23 08:10 

Standard Digital

KRA's interpretation of winnings makes betting less attractive...

Taxman's actions on betting firms misguided...

 2019-08-23 08:10 

Standard Digital

Why the future could be brighter for artists...

New measures could help boost royalty payouts...

 2019-08-23 08:10 

Standard Digital

KenolKobil now delisted from NSE...

KenolKobil will not trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange beginning today, Nairobi Securities Exchange has said....

 2019-08-23 08:04 

News24

POLITICS PODCAST | CR17 funding will this cost Ramaphosa a second term...

This week on POLOTIKI, as more information emerges about the funding of Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC campaign, are South Africans losing faith in the president?...

 2019-08-23 08:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Amazon fires: How celebrities are spreading misinformation...

US superstar Madonna posted an image on Instagram showing a vast forest on fire that dates back to 1989...

 2019-08-23 07:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Improve Aviation Safety and Security CAA...

The airport first handled a paltry 118,000 passengers in the year 1991. The same airport handled 1.84 million passengers in 2018, 17 times higher than the number of passengers close to 30 years ago. According to Kakuba, the growing number of travellers to...

 2019-08-23 07:50 

Standard Digital

Mombasa court jails 4 US-bound stowaways for six months...

Kagoni said that youths must be encouraged to work hard and love their country instead of dreaming to migrate to the US for a good life....

 2019-08-23 07:50 

Standard Digital

Mombasa court jails four US-bound stowaways for six months...

Kagoni said that youths must be encouraged to work hard and love their country instead of dreaming to migrate to the US for a good life....

 2019-08-23 07:43 

News24

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Only ANC caucus can give SA a public protector who is fit and proper...

The ANC caucus will for the first time since the sixth Parliament was inaugurated, deliberate on an issue that has far-reaching implications for our democracy: the removal from office of the Public Protector, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela ....

 2019-08-23 07:42 

News24

Google says YouTube campaign targeted Hong Kong protests...

YouTube has said it disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....

 2019-08-23 07:42 

News24

Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest....

 2019-08-23 07:42 

News24

'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men executed in Florida...

A confessed murderer linked to a months-long killing spree in 1994 that targeted older gay men has been executed in the US state of Florida....

 2019-08-23 07:42 

Uganda Radio Network

UCC Investigates Kisoro FM for Breach of Minimum Brodacasting Standards...

In a letter dated August 20, 2019, the UCC director, Godfrey Mutabazi directs the managing director of the radio station to submit copy of recording of TORCH program that was broadcast on August 7, 2019....

 2019-08-23 07:39 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: The unintended consequences of the debt relief bill...

It will become impossible for millions of low-income South Africans to access debt. And, when they can, the interest will be exorbitant...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — Wells Fargo and Zambezi Platinum...

Drikus Combrinck from Capicraft and Gerbrand Smit from NeFG Fund Management talk to Business Day TV...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: How asset sales boosted Exxaro...

Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo talks to Business Day TV about the company's interim results...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: Why the president believes joblessness is SA's biggest problem...

Wits University senior lecturer Lumkile Mondi talks to Business Day TV about SA's unemployment crisis...

 2019-08-23 07:28 

Daily Nation

Officials assure Mandera residents of security during census...

County commissioner says security has been beefed up....

 2019-08-23 07:27 

Standard Digital

Man on violent robbery charge changes plea after death threat...

The magistrate deferred the plea by a day, saying he was giving the accused time to think about his plea....

 2019-08-23 07:18 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree to be executed...

Gary Bowles, 57, is set to die by lethal injection at 6pm EDT at the state's death chamber...

 2019-08-23 07:15 

Standard Digital

Kaya elders cry foul as Malindi tycoon evicts them from land...

Tycoon however accuses the elders of failing to pay rent on the said piece of land....

 2019-08-23 07:15 

Standard Digital

Lawyers have a duty to report suspicious deals...

This overarching obligation is not only for the common good but it is also the core tenet of ethical practice of law...

 2019-08-23 07:15 

Standard Digital

All county development projects should remain open for public scrutiny...

Counties must progressively be competitive and results-oriented to improve performance and management practices...

 2019-08-23 07:15 

Standard Digital

Kenya Power kicks off search for CEO...

The Kenya Power has kicked off a search for Chief Executive Officer...

 2019-08-23 07:01 

Daily Nation

Amazon wildfires an 'international crisis': Macron...

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest often called "lungs of the world"....

 2019-08-23 07:01 

Mail & Guardian

How to win votes and influence people...

A Netflix documentary The Great Hack detailed the connections between Cambridge Analytica, the US election of Donald Trump and Brexit...

 2019-08-23 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand to trade in the range of R15.14/$ - R15.27/$...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2019-08-23 07:00 

Daily Nation

Reskilling: The new trend in fast-changing workplace environment...

Acquiring these skills is particularly important in the digital era when competition for available jobs is at an all-time high....

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