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 2019-08-23 11:39 

Daily Nation

Kenya congratulates Madobe for winning Jubbaland poll...

President Ahmed Mohammed Madobe garnered 56 votes out of the 74 cast by MPs....

 2019-08-23 11:35 

Daily Nation

Road rage killer gets 6 months in civil jail...

Court imprisons businessman who failed to pay damages to the family of a man he shot and killed....

 2019-08-23 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Facebook equips students with digital skills at Loeries Student Challenge...

Facebook will be sponsoring the Facebook Student Challenge at the Loeries for the fourth year in a row....

 2019-08-23 11:27 

Standard Digital

Woman Rep Wanga tells MCAs to reject Punguza Mizigo Bill...

She urged all county assemblies to vote against the Bill....

 2019-08-23 11:25 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Hong Kong airport targeted in weekend protest after last week's mayhem...

The protests have plunged the former British colony into its worst crisis since its return to China in 1997....

 2019-08-23 11:19 

Business Live

Fashion giants agree to environmental pact, including Nike, Chanel and H...

The brands taking part make 30% of the world's fashion and produce 150 brands, and was spearheaded by Gucci-owner Kering...

 2019-08-23 11:19 

Business Live

India wants to ban all e-cigarettes in blow to Juul and Philip Morris...

Authorities say the products pose a public health risk and act as a gateway to smoking tobacco products, and are threatening jail terms...

 2019-08-23 11:19 

Business Live

Oil prices on track for weekly gain...

Oil production cuts from Opec members and Russia, as well as reduced exports from Iran and Venezuela due to US sanctions, are supporting crude prices...

 2019-08-23 11:18 

Daily Nation

Les Mangelepa finds new nest for concerts in Kajiado County...

One of the longest surviving Congolese bands based in Kenya has found a new base in Kajiado County....

 2019-08-23 11:12 

Daily Nation

Mathare leave Leopards on their fours...

Daniel Lual scored a brace in Mathare United's 4-1 win over AFC Leopards....

 2019-08-23 11:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Greater Bushenyi Towns Struggling to Control Roaming Animals...

Pigs, cattle, dogs and goats are freely roaming around the towns and competing for space with humans in greenbelts. In Bushenyi town, the animals are common along the main street and along liberation road, while the main street of Kabwohe, sometimes has m...

 2019-08-23 11:01 

Standard Digital

Over 100,000 Kenyans living in disputed Lake Victoria islands to miss census...

Leaders say failure to enlist the people will give an inacurate figure Budalang'i population....

 2019-08-23 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Why the 'Please Call Me' product is worth billions...

Kenneth Makate, who invented the Please Call Me service, says the invention is worth R10billion, writes Wesley Diphoko....

 2019-08-23 10:54 

Daily Nation

Homa Bay man jailed for life for defiling five-year-old girl...

The minor is said to have been sexually assaulted in her mother's house....

 2019-08-23 10:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Education, Not Money Needed to Attain Universal Health Coverage-Experts...

According to the World Health Organisation, all people and communities should be able to use the preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services, of sufficient quality, without going through a financial hardship, for the country to be ...

 2019-08-23 10:36 

Standard Digital

Man kills wife, hangs himself in Yatta...

Their three-year-old child was found in the kitchen unhurt....

 2019-08-23 10:33 

Daily Nation

Juventus begin chase for ninth consecutive Serie A title...

Juventus are targeting a 36th Scudetto....

 2019-08-23 10:33 

Daily Nation

Injury-hit Barcelona look to Messi for inspiration...

Messi's return carries added urgency....

 2019-08-23 10:31 

News24

LIVE | Derek Hanekom vs Jacob Zuma in court over spy claims...

Former Cabinet minister and ANC member Derek Hanekom is taking Jacob Zuma to court to the tune of R500 000 for defamation, after the former president tweeted that he was a 'known enemy agent'....

 2019-08-23 10:30 

News24

Zimbabwean comedian abducted, beaten and forced to drink sewage for 'mocking government'...

A popular Zimbabwean online comedian and satirist has said she was abducted from her Harare home and beaten by unknown assailants, becoming the latest perceived government critic to be attacked in recent weeks....

 2019-08-23 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

No new notes will be issued in Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said the country would not introduce new monetary notes to replace the quasi currency bond notes as yet....

 2019-08-23 10:29 

Business Report (IOL)

MultiChoice disappointed at strike call, ICTU makes intimidation claims...

Group says it remains committed to continue to consult with labour on the proposed restructure in the company's customer care division....

 2019-08-23 10:28 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

South Sudan makes minor oil discovery...
 2019-08-23 10:25 

Uganda Radio Network

NAADS Scales Down Seed Supply to Farmers...

Small holder farmers will be supplied with 800,000 hand hoes for growing food at peasantry level. Dr. Mugasi says the choice of the new direction has been informed by a drastic budget cut for 2019. He says the budget can only support 522 households and 97...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

Business Live

Anglo American SA faces class-action lawsuit in Zambia...

The miner faces allegations by Zambians ill with lead poisoning at the old Kabwe mine, but Anglo denies responsibility...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

Business Live

Derek Hanekom is pleased to have helped remove Zuma, but that doesn't mean he's a spy...

Hanekom's lawyer was responding to Jacob Zuma's argument that he referred to Hanekom as a 'known enemy agent' because of the way he 'connived and colluded' to remove him from office...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

Business Live

World markets rise ahead of US Fed rate cut hopes...

The dollar also rose as the markets overwhelmingly expect another rate cut to come out of the Jackson Hole symposium...

 2019-08-23 10:20 

Uganda Radio Network

200 Goats, Sheep Impounded in Sembabule...

Last week Sembabule district closed all major animal markets in the district following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the district....

 2019-08-23 10:18 

Daily Nation

Census: Questions KNBS wants you to answer...

The enumerators will collect data from the head of the household or another responsible member....

 2019-08-23 10:17 

Daily Nation

Wan-Bissaka embodies bright start by Manchester United...

Wan-Bissaka has instantly made his presence felt....

 2019-08-23 10:10 

Daily Nation

Liverpool to provide litmus test for Arsenal...

Early signs are that Arsenal are a work in progress....

 2019-08-23 10:07 

The New Humanitarian

Roundup: The Rohingya refugee crisis, two years on...

From breaking emergency to protracted crisis: Read our reporting on the roots of the Rohingya crackdown and its ongoing impact in Bangladesh and Myanmar....

 2019-08-23 10:03 

Daily Nation

Tanzania journalist arrested over 'fake news'...

Joseph Gandye is accused of publishing fake news about alleged police abuse of suspects in custody....

 2019-08-23 10:03 

News24

Fatal lion attack: Family 'at peace' after man killed by his 'children'...

The family of 70-year-old Leon van Biljon, who was mauled to death by three lions he had raised since they were cubs, is "at peace" and says he "left the Earth because of his children"....

 2019-08-23 10:00 

Standard Digital

UK-based Kenyan scientist and JKUAT alumna bags prestigious Fellowship...

She won a Rhodes scholarship to study in UK....

 2019-08-23 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

South32 closes door on its SA coal business...

South32 has closed the door on its South African loss-making local coal business....

 2019-08-23 09:57 

Daily Nation

US sprint star risks ban...

Coleman is the fastest man in the world over 100 metres this year....

 2019-08-23 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Teacher in Mityana Arrested for Alleged Defilement...

The mother of the victim told police that when her daughter broke off for second term holidays, her performance had declined and requested Mugula to offer her private lessons....

 2019-08-23 09:42 

Daily Nation

Liverpool midfielder extends Anfield stay...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has agreed a deal which which stretches to 2023....

 2019-08-23 09:36 

Business Report (IOL)

Three strikes and you're out, says Fitch...

Fitch warned the upcoming medium-term budget policy statement would determine its further outlook on the country's foreign sovereign debt....

 2019-08-23 09:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakivubo Criminal Gang Commanders Arrested...

Police said the suspects have trained a group of children whom they deploy to snatch phones and wallets from unsuspecting members of public....

 2019-08-23 09:30 

News24

US man with gun cache charged for threatening to shoot up hotel...

A US man with a large home arsenal was charged Thursday for allegedly threatening to open fire at a Los Angeles hotel, as the United States reels from recent mass shootings....

 2019-08-23 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2019-08-23 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Lusaka emerald auction generates $18.6m revenue - Gemfields...

Gemfields said an auction of predominantly commercial quality rough emerald held in the Zambian capital Lusaka this week raised US$18.6m....

 2019-08-23 09:29 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Intergalactic luxury at world's first commercial space terminal...
 2019-08-23 09:29 

Business Live

JSE firms a little as markets await clarity on US monetary policy...

A speech later by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell is being anxiously awaited, but risk assets have found some favour on Friday...

 2019-08-23 09:29 

Business Live

Cigarette firms pin hopes on rising demand for oral tobacco...

But success of the new product hangs with regulators, especially in Europe...

 2019-08-23 09:29 

Business Live

The Mooch comes clean about 'petulant narcissist' Donald Trump...

I fell into a similar trap of sycophancy during my brief time at the White House, scrubbing my Twitter feed of views that ran counter to Trump's, writes Anthony Scaramucci...

 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....

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