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 2020-01-24 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Xerox nominates new HP board after buyout rebuffs...

Xerox Holdings said on Thursday it plans to nominate 11 independent candidates to HP Inc's board....

 2020-01-24 17:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Budget Committee Suspends Land Fund over Transparency...

The ministry of lands has in the past noted that the Land Fund requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off of 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants....

 2020-01-24 17:27 

Daily Nation

Don't use BBI forum to insult Uhuru, Raila, leaders warned...

Rachel Shebesh says Coast meeting should focus on issues affecting the region....

 2020-01-24 17:25 

Daily Nation

In this era of false information, you need to vet the news...

Mainstream media should set the bar higher by seeking to investigate issues and report facts....

 2020-01-24 17:17 

Standard Digital

China building 1,000-bed hospital over the weekend to treat coronavirus...

The Chinese city of Wuhan is rapidly building a new 1,000-bed hospital to treat victims of a new coronavirus...

 2020-01-24 17:11 

News24

Your weather update: Heavy rain, warm skies for Saturday across the country...

Warm skies, accompanied by heavy rain, leading to localised flooding have been predicted by the South African Weather Service on what will be the last Saturday of January 2020....

 2020-01-24 17:10 

Daily Nation

Gambia wins round one against Myanmar in Rohingya genocide case...

ICT orders end to targeted violence and says community must be protected....

 2020-01-24 17:09 

News24

Debt collectors are coming for you - Msunduzi Municipality owed R4bn...

24 debt collectors will help the city recover its money for rates and services rendered....

 2020-01-24 17:08 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE has biggest weekly drop since August...

The local bourse dropped by almost 3% for the week as global equities took a knock as the China coronavirus spreads...

 2020-01-24 17:08 

Business Live

Why 36One lost its appeal over offshore funds...

The asset manager has been fined R350,000 for soliciting investment into unapproved funds...

 2020-01-24 17:08 

Business Live

Davos 2020 — from the perils of AI to the philanthropy of Soros...

Here are five main talking points from this year's World Economic Forum in Davos...

 2020-01-24 17:04 

News24

Laerskool Bekker drowning: Keamohetswe Seboko to be laid to rest, as probe into his death begins...

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to attend the funeral of Laerskool Bekker pupil Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko, who drowned in school hostel swimming pool....

 2020-01-24 17:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Uptake of E-Passport Still Low Immigration...

But the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control, Johnson Namanya says that the uptake of the e-passport is still slow. According to Namanya, about a quarter of the estimated number of Ugandans with passports has migrated from the National Machin...

 2020-01-24 17:03 

News24

15 on trial for robbing Morocco king of luxury watches...

Fifteen people have gone on trial in the Moroccan capital over the theft of dozens of luxury watches belonging to King Mohammed VI....

 2020-01-24 17:03 

News24

Democratic prosecutors to wrap up case against Trump...

Democratic prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, hoping to persuade some Republicans to break ranks and turn against the US leader....

 2020-01-24 17:00 

Daily Nation

EU chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote...

Next Wednesday, the text will go to the European Parliament for ratification....

 2020-01-24 16:33 

Standard Digital

Timothy Otieno: I want to win the golden boot this season...

The reason I want to win the Golden Boot......

 2020-01-24 16:33 

Daily Nation

Klopp shrugs off 'Inevitables' tag ahead of FA Cup tie...

Klopp said Sadio Mane was having a scan after limping off in the first half at Molineux....

 2020-01-24 16:31 

Standard Digital

Participate in law reforms debate, leaders implore women...

Ex-MP Asiyo says the BBI report will not enable economic prosperity if it excludes interests of women....

 2020-01-24 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as world's second most valuable carmaker...

Tesla has overtaken Germany's Volkswagen as the world's second most valuable carmaker behind Japan's Toyota....

 2020-01-24 16:22 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM NEC Overwhelmingly Approves Lining up Behind Candidates...

Sitting at State House Entebbe and presided over by the party chairman Yoweri Museveni, NEC members, one after another, argued that lining up behind candidates is going to cure the mischiefs that have bedevilled all NRM party primaries....

 2020-01-24 16:18 

Standard Digital

Students sponsored by Wanyama show up at their respective schools...

Harambee Stars Captain Victor Wanyama has confirmed the six students he sponsored under his foundation have shown up at their respective secondary sch...

 2020-01-24 16:16 

Uganda Radio Network

DP Recalls Green Books from Wakiso, Mukono...

The party had rolled out its 2021 General Election roadmap listing mass recruitment and registration of new members as the first activity, preceding grassroots elections. As part of the process, the party distributed registration books also known as the g...

 2020-01-24 16:14 

News24

Benin police say ringleader of deadly clashes arrested...

Police in Benin say they have arrested the alleged instigator of clashes between the opposition and security forces that left two dead in the restive bastion of the country's ex-leader....

 2020-01-24 16:14 

News24

Nafiz Modack plans to appeal high court ruling, claiming top cops want to assassinate him...

Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack - who in legal papers claims he will be arrested, framed, "probably injured and possibly killed" by police - has said he will appeal a Western Cape High Court ruling that his application to interdict authorit...

 2020-01-24 16:14 

News24

China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbs...

Chinese authorities have rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion, as nervous residents were checked for fevers and the death toll climbed to 26....

 2020-01-24 16:13 

Daily Nation

CS Amina: We'll stage successful meeting...

Kenya will stage one of the 10 events in the Tour....

 2020-01-24 16:13 

News24

Port Elizabeth security guard shot dead in his bakkie...

A security guard has been shot dead at a petrol station in Motherwell, Eastern Cape police have said....

 2020-01-24 16:12 

News24

Manhunt after Durban police captain is gunned down...

National Police Commissioner General Khehla John Sitole calls for a manhunt after an off-duty police captain is shot dead in Pinetown in KZN....

 2020-01-24 16:03 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Tinder unveils 'panic button' for emergency response...

Tinder is the popular dating app from Match Group, which is being spun off from the holding company IAC...

 2020-01-24 16:01 

Daily Nation

Kenyan art goes to the dogs: One Off Gallery holds charity show...

TNR was founded to both vaccinate the animals for rabies and neuter them....

 2020-01-24 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Competition inquiry casts shadow over Takeaway's Just Eat deal...

Takeaway.com is pressing ahead with its takeover of Just Eat despite a last-minute setback when the UK competition authorities said they will probe the deal....

 2020-01-24 15:52 

Daily Nation

Meru MCA charged with obstructing arrest at drugs den...

Elias Murega was also charged with incitement to violence....

 2020-01-24 15:50 

Daily Nation

Cyprian Nyakundi charged over Sh17.5m extortion attempt...

Blogger and co-accused deny charges over Sh17.5m extortion attempt and are released on bail....

 2020-01-24 15:49 

The New Humanitarian

Yemen regression, climate refuge, and a Rohingya genocide ruling: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2020-01-24 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Uber self-driving cars, with humans in control, to cruise Washington, DC...

Uber Technologies will put self-driving vehicles on Washington, DC roads Friday with human drivers in control....

 2020-01-24 15:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Accused of Frustrating Youth Livelihood Programme...

West Budama County North MP Richard Othieno noted that the project has failed miserably after youths were duped by officials into accepting amounts way lower than what they had signed for. He says many of the beneficiaries ended up in jail after failing t...

 2020-01-24 15:22 

News24

Eben Etzebeth saga: Mutual agreement to withdraw high court review, proceed to Equality Court...

The South African Human Rights Commission and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth mutually agree to withdraw the review application in the High Court in Pretoria of the so-called Langebaan Four case, which will now proceed in the Equality Court....

 2020-01-24 15:17 

Business Live

FSCA not backing down on 36One fine...

36One Asset Management has lost its appeal with the Financial Sector Conduct Authority...

 2020-01-24 15:10 

Daily Nation

Moses Kuria charged with assault, freed on Sh20,000 bail...

MP denies assaulting one Joyce Wanja Gacie last year....

 2020-01-24 15:10 

Daily Nation

MUM STORIES: My employer saved my life...

Her employer changed her life when it hit rock bottom...

 2020-01-24 15:07 

News24

Enoch Mpianzi death: Gauteng education dept head office will have to approve any water-related school trips...

All Gauteng public school trips, where activities are water related, will now be approved by the education department's head office and not by the district or schools themselves....

 2020-01-24 15:01 

Daily Nation

Building Bridges Initiative an indispensable tool towards creating an equitable society...

While the struggle for fair representation seems to be a mirage for women, BBI requires unfettered political will if we are to achieve gender equality...

 2020-01-24 15:01 

News24

Rights in DRC still under threat a year after change, Amnesty says...

Human rights remain at threat in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Amnesty International says in a report issued a year to the day since the country underwent historic change....

 2020-01-24 15:00 

News24

WATCH: Large explosion rocks Houston, houses damaged...

A large explosion has shaken the US city of Houston, Texas, with shocked residents woken before dawn as houses were badly damaged and glass windows blown in....

 2020-01-24 15:00 

News24

Suspected arson attack at East Jerusalem mosque...

Israeli police have launched a manhunt after an apparent arson attack, accompanied by Hebrew-language graffiti, on a mosque in occupied East Jerusalem....

 2020-01-24 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Ericsson hit by higher 5G costs and weaker US market...

Ericsson reported a smaller-than-expected rise in fourth-quarter core earnings on Friday and said higher costs would spill over into 2020....

 2020-01-24 14:59 

News24

Public Protector removal: Mkhwebane in the dark on parliamentary process to unseat her...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane learnt of the looming Parliamentary removal proceedings against her through the media, her office says....

 2020-01-24 14:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Village Chairman Arrested for Land Grabbing...

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon after residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land....

 2020-01-24 14:53 

News24

Cato Manor 9's remains reburied, families want better recognition...

The families of the Cato Manor 9 should be treated "on the same level" as the struggle heroes of Sharpeville and other children of struggle stalwarts....

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