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 2019-08-23 14:05 

Business Live

Rand gives up gains after China announces new tariffs on the US...

The local currency earlier firmed as much as 0.7% against the dollar, but sentiment was dealt a blow by China levying tariffs on $75bn of US goods...

 2019-08-23 14:05 

Business Live

Feud worsens as South Korea withdraws from intelligence-sharing deal with Japan...

The spat adds to headwinds facing South Korea's stock market, from the US-China trade war to concern about global economic growth...

 2019-08-23 14:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Butambala District Fails to Attract Staff...

Some of the key positions which have been vacant for more than three years include; the District Engineer, Natural Resources Officer, principal Medical officer, and District Community Development Officer among others....

 2019-08-23 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Zimbabwe, China agree to enhance collaboration in economic research...

Zimbabwe stands to benefit from the DRC also include human capital development and digital transformation; public enterprise reforms and more....

 2019-08-23 13:58 

News24

WATCH: Police launch urgent internal investigation following video of officer manhandling two 'suspects'...

The Gauteng police commissioner has demanded an urgent internal investigation to establish the identity of a man in a SAPS uniform, who was captured on video assaulting two men....

 2019-08-23 13:56 

Daily Nation

Zidane fires up Bale ahead of Valladolid clash...

"He has to be the player we know that he is," said Zidane....

 2019-08-23 13:53 

Daily Nation

Fuel supplies halted to debt-ridden Air India...

The airline owes three state-run oil firms more than $630 million....

 2019-08-23 13:43 

Standard Digital

Don’t hide children with disabilities during census, Luo elders urge residents : The Standard...

They called on political and religious leaders from the community to encourage residents to participate in the exercise....

 2019-08-23 13:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Farmers Count Losses in Pader As Hailstorm Ravages Gardens...

Brilliant Tito Okello, the Pajule Sub-county LC3 Chairperson says that 100 homesteads in his area have lost their crops....

 2019-08-23 13:30 

News24

Zuma may return to Zondo commission before year end, lawyer hints...

Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane has hinted that Zuma would be returning to the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture....

 2019-08-23 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Is gene editing the beginning of a slippery slope?...

The 4IR is driven by the confluence of physical, digital and biological technologies writes Louis Fourie....

 2019-08-23 13:20 

Standard Digital

Massage rewards: Chinese blind footballers having time of their lives [Photos]...

On a sweltering day in eastern China a squad of footballers wearing blindfolds hurtles after a ringing ball, occasionally clattering painfully into ea...

 2019-08-23 13:20 

Daily Nation

Pollack: Gor Mahia strikers will do the job...

Dennis Oliech has not been training with the team....

 2019-08-23 13:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Persistent Kampala Water Supply Crisis To Be Resolved in 2020...

Apedel says the water works that will also draw raw water from Lake Victoria will deliver additional 240 Million liters to the current daily average 240 Million liters pumped from Gaba Pumping station. He says this supply is grossly inadequate at peak dem...

 2019-08-23 13:17 

News24

SANDF confirms murdered victim found in burnt car in Cape Town was a soldier...

The South African National Defence Force has confirmed that a 41-year-old man found burnt inside a car earlier this week in the Blue Downs area was a soldier....

 2019-08-23 13:12 

News24

An enemy of Zuma is 'not synonomously an enemy of the ANC' - Hanekom's lawyer...

Former Cabinet minister and senior ANC member Derek Hanekom's lawyer says an enemy of former president Jacob Zuma is not automatically an enemy of the ANC....

 2019-08-23 13:09 

Business Live

Huawei shrugs off US trade restrictions despite revenue curbs...

The tech giant calls a 90-day reprieve for US purchases 'meaningless'; and is creating chip sets for its own use to reduce reliance on US products...

 2019-08-23 13:09 

News24

UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'...

Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....

 2019-08-23 13:04 

Daily Nation

David Koch: Billionaire Republican donor dies aged 79...

He was ranked by Forbes as the 11th richest person in the world...

 2019-08-23 13:04 

Uganda Radio Network

High Court Dismisses Journalists Case Against Court Registrar...

In the judgment delivered on Friday by the Registrar Sarah Langa, Bashaija dismissed the case on grounds that there was no sufficient evidence. The judge's decision was based on one of the police officers told court that the journalists did not show h...

 2019-08-23 13:02 

Standard Digital

Census officer gets drunk, forced to leave equipment as payment...

Police from Sengera police had a tough day searching for the officer....

 2019-08-23 13:02 

Standard Digital

Officer mortgages census equipment for beer...

Census worker surrenders palm-held to secure beer on credit...

 2019-08-23 12:45 

Standard Digital

Manufacturers want State to probe Sh10b edible oils saga...

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has added voice on to the ongoing debate around edible oils worth Sh10 billion....

 2019-08-23 12:40 

Standard Digital

Nine top footballers switch nationality to Chinese in quest for World Cup glory...

China could soon be able to field a national team made up almost entirely of players born elsewhere after authorities said nine foreign footballers we...

 2019-08-23 12:39 

Business Report (IOL)

Cyril Ramaphosa takes investment drive to G7 Summit, Tokyo conference...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake two working visits over the next week, starting with the G7 summit in France this weekend, the presidency said....

 2019-08-23 12:37 

Business Report (IOL)

LISTEN: Police deployed at MultiChoice workers' strike...

Workers from the Pay-TV service provider gathered at around 1pm in readiness for the strike, which the ICTU had declared would commence at 1:30pm....

 2019-08-23 12:32 

Daily Nation

Four charged with assaulting police officers in Kuresoi...

Suspects also accused of setting on fire Ms Everlyne Chepkoech's Toyota Probox car....

 2019-08-23 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Italtile plans to open more stores despite weak trading conditions...

JSE-listed supplier of ceramic tiles Italtile said yesterday it planned to open more stores in South Africa and abroad....

 2019-08-23 12:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbarara City Fc Signs Defender Adriko from Villa...

Mbarara city which plays in the top Uganda football league is trying to keep its grip on the top-flight football....

 2019-08-23 12:15 

News24

Woman who disappeared during Cape Town airport run has been found - police...

Twenty-seven-year-old Djamena Manjenje, who disappeared on her way to fetch her mother at Cape Town International Airport, is safe, Western Cape police say....

 2019-08-23 12:14 

Business Live

The Long March to Freedom: a look at SA's heroes...

The recently relocated Long March to Freedom is a heritage monument that's engaging, uplifting and absolutely worth a visit...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

Business Live

WATCH: Debt-relief bill unpacked...

Credit Amendment Bill has been met with hesitation from banks and opposition parties but studies show that around 9-million South Africans stand to benefit...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

Business Live

Toymaker Hasbro to buy Entertainment One and Peppa Pig...

Hasbro has been a driving force in turning toy properties such as Transformers into entertainment, but until now it has mostly had to license its characters to studios to make films...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

Business Live

Spy tweet did not refer to Hanekom, Zuma's lawyer argues...

The former president's advocate says 'a reasonable person' would not have assumed Jacob Zuma was referring to Derek Hanekom...

 2019-08-23 12:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Rains Destory Primary School Classrooms in Alebtong...

The rain that was characterized by wind pounded the district for several hours on Thursday. The destroyed classrooms are primary three, four and six. According to Ojung, the rain mixed with heavy wind that lasted for almost four hours also destroyed all t...

 2019-08-23 12:12 

Business Report (IOL)

14 000 jobs to be created thanks to record blueberry production...

The value of blueberry exports grew from R133 million in 2013 to R1.058 billion in 2018. This will mean an increase in jobs created in 2019....

 2019-08-23 12:11 

Daily Nation

McGregor apologises for 'unacceptable' pub attack...

"I was in the wrong," McGregor said....

 2019-08-23 12:09 

Standard Digital

'Boss Lady' witchdoctor asks for police protection, says life in danger...
 2019-08-23 12:08 

Daily Nation

The Amazon forest in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it?...

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest and the smoke has been travelling far....

 2019-08-23 12:05 

News24

Mbalula begins scrapping of 1 000 panel vans illegally converted into taxis...

The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis....

 2019-08-23 12:03 

Business Report (IOL)

R5m Grand Parade upgrade to revamp tourism, boost safety...

The upgrade of the Grand Parade kiosks in the Cape Town CBD being will ensure the iconic public space becomes a hive of activity....

 2019-08-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Horticulture fair highlights rising trade in vegetables, fruit and flowers - North West govt...

The expo held at the Brits sports grounds in partnership with the Madibeng local municipality under the theme "live better with horticulture"....

 2019-08-23 11:59 

The New Humanitarian

Zimbabwe heats up, Yemen donors fail to pay up, and how women's savings groups add up: The Cheat Sheet...

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

 2019-08-23 11:54 

Uganda Radio Network

15 Police Stations to Get Fire Fighting Equipment...

The equipment include Fire trucks, Water trucks, assorted fire equipment such as fire extinguishers, and horse rills. Some of the areas are; Kasangati, Mpigi, Bulooba, Ntinda, Kasubi, Wakiso and Kyengeyera....

 2019-08-23 11:53 

News24

Man accused of killing and chopping up Cape Town woman in court on Monday...

The 24-year-old man arrested in connection with the killing and chopping up a Cape Town woman will appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court, Western Cape police say....

 2019-08-23 11:52 

Daily Nation

Why Pogba will still take Manchester United penalties...

"Marcus or Paul will score the next one," said Solskjaer....

 2019-08-23 11:50 

News24

Keeping lion cubs as 'macho status symbols' is abuse, says concerned big cat rescuer...

Keeping a lion cub as a pet is illegal and requires "a degree of abuse", says a lion sanctuary manager after the discovery of a cub in suburban Cape Town....

 2019-08-23 11:46 

News24

Legal Aid SA staff suspend strike 'until further notice'...

Legal Aid South Africa says its employees have suspended their strike action until further notice....

 2019-08-23 11:45 

News24

Man, 57, arrested for allegedly raping 1-year-old baby in Cape Town...

A 57-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 1-year-old baby in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police say....

 2019-08-23 11:41 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Uganda blocks online access to Rwanda newspaper...

New Times has a sizeable audience in Uganda, an Anglophone country with a large Rwandan community....

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