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 2019-11-15 16:14 

Daily Nation

North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'...

Trump himself has also been the target of Pyongyang's anger at times....

 2019-11-15 16:06 

Business Live

VW hopes new face will add power to Audi's Vorsprung...

Markus Duesmann as CEO may be the answer to VW's search for clean-engine expertise since dieselgate...

 2019-11-15 16:05 

Business Live

North Korea beats sanctions and finds cash for nuclear weapons...

Kim Jong-un has yet to make any concessions on weapons programme as deadline looms with little progress in sight...

 2019-11-15 16:05 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand caps second week of gains as global risk sentiment improves...

A trade truce between US and China has been mooted, but some analysts believe the battle will only be over when the two sign on the dotted line...

 2019-11-15 16:04 

Standard Digital

Co-op bank wins KBA award, Equity comes second...

Equity bank were first runners up followed Kenya Women Finance Trust....

 2019-11-15 15:59 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Attack on Fulani village kills 20 in central Mali...

At least 20 people were found dead after an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali....

 2019-11-15 15:48 

Daily Nation

Algeria adopts controversial energy law...

Protest groups fear "the nation's wealth" is being sold off to foreign oil companies....

 2019-11-15 15:45 

Standard Digital

Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed to Liverpool?...

The Swedish striker is expected to return to Europe after bringing his time in America to an end, and Klopp has made his stance clear on a potential t...

 2019-11-15 15:35 

Daily Nation

Impala, Mwamba lock horns in mid-table tie...

Kabras, champs KCB, Homeboyz all aiming to maintain 100 percent record...

 2019-11-15 15:31 

Uganda Radio Network

MOH Closes Measles Isolation Centres Countrywide...

Dr Alfred Driwale, the programme manager for the Uganda National Expanded Programme on immunization -UNEPI says that all isolation wards that previously had measles patients have been closed nationally, following the mass measles/rubella campaign that too...

 2019-11-15 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Jubilee Metals shares rise on double-digit growth in profit...

Jubilee Metals rose nearly 5% on the JSE yesterday after the metal recovery business told the market that it had recorded double-digit growth in profits....

 2019-11-15 15:17 

News24

Family to officially launch Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation, with special message from Meghan Markle expected...

The family of slain 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana will launch a foundation in her name at the end of the month, they announced after her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha, was sentenced to life....

 2019-11-15 15:10 

Business Live

Pressure on German leaders to ban Huawei outright for 5G...

Angela Merkel's fellow Christian Democrats want alternative solutions from European providers rather than use the Chinese tech giant...

 2019-11-15 15:10 

Business Live

Equity markets cling to trade deal hopes despite dark undertones...

Hang Seng down 4.7% for the week after surge of violence in Hong Kong...

 2019-11-15 15:04 

News24

Inmate alleging torture at Leeuwkop disputes psychiatrist's report...

Inmates suing the minister of justice and correctional services, alleging torture and assault, have been accused of grossly exaggerating incidents by advocate Marumo Moerane, arguing for the respondents....

 2019-11-15 15:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Bus Operators Seek Common Bus Terminal in Kampala...

Currently, buses going to West Nile, Western Uganda and the Northern Route use separate terminals. Those going to North and Eastern park at Namayiba Bus Terminal while those for the Western flank park in Old Kampala with inter city buses scattered in diff...

 2019-11-15 14:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Sugarcane Out Growers Struggle to Acquire Selling Permits From SCOUL...

The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower's Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits....

 2019-11-15 14:55 

Daily Nation

Home girl Okutoyi into ITF final...

Okutoyi will renew rivalry with Burundi's Aisha Niyonkuru....

 2019-11-15 14:51 

Daily Nation

Siaya KCSE candidate collapses and dies after exam...

Doctors say the Memba Secondary School student died of pneumonia....

 2019-11-15 14:51 

Uganda Radio Network

URA Bows to Pressure, Allows Importers to Pay for Goods When They Enter Uganda...

The tax body had directed that all imported goods be cleared from the port of entry under the single customs territory. This meant that a trader would import goods and when they reach Mombasa or Dar-Es-Salaam, they pay taxes immediately and continue to th...

 2019-11-15 14:46 

Daily Nation

Bottom placed Parklands fight for survival...

Sikh and Strathmore are not in action this weekend....

 2019-11-15 14:40 

News24

Woman shot dead in Bramley hijacking, car recovered in Alex...

Gauteng police are on the hunt for a group of men who killed a woman during a hijacking in Bramley, Johannesburg....

 2019-11-15 14:37 

Uganda Radio Network

South Sudan, Rwanda Skip Inter-Parliamentary Games Planning Meetings...

The committee held its first meeting in May in Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania, the second meeting in Nairobi, Kenya in August and the third meeting in Kampala this week. But representatives from both countries have skipped all preparatory meetings for the annual ...

 2019-11-15 14:30 

Daily Nation

Food poisoning hits Sri Lanka poll officials ahead of vote...

The 50 officials were admitted to hospital with food poisoning on the eve of presidential polls....

 2019-11-15 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Mediclinic in good health after injection from Swiss...

Diversified private healthcare services group Mediclinic returned to profitability in the six months to end September after an improved performance from one of its key operations in Switzerland....

 2019-11-15 14:29 

Daily Nation

Court reinstates Francis Wangusi as CA boss...

Labour court reinstates Mr Wangusi as Communication Authority boss until a proper board is set up....

 2019-11-15 14:27 

News24

Tragedy as 'surprise' endangered pangolin pup doesn't survive second night...

A pleasant surprise has turned into tragedy following the death of a pangolin pup barely 24 hours it was born....

 2019-11-15 14:22 

The New Humanitarian

Hungry Zimbabweans, deadly demos, and a growing threat in Colombia: The Cheat Sheet...

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

 2019-11-15 14:15 

Business Live

PODCAST | Business Day Spotlight: Think WiFi and Google to connect 11-million for free...

The future is digital — and connected; find out why...

 2019-11-15 14:15 

Business Live

Germany approves new climate deal to keep it on track for 2030...

Package includes bigger incentives for buying electric cars and surcharges on domestic flights...

 2019-11-15 14:13 

Daily Nation

Court stops African Nazarene University from laying off staff...

African Nazarene University plans to retrench at least 100 employees....

 2019-11-15 14:12 

News24

South Africans returning from abroad shocked to learn SAA cancelled flights due to strike...

South Africans making their annual trip home from abroad were surprised to land at OR Tambo International Airport to find out connecting flights to their respective hometowns were cancelled....

 2019-11-15 14:07 

Business Report (IOL)

Strike to cost SAA R50m per day...

SAA's future is hanging in the balance after its workers went on strike to demand higher wages and protest planned job cuts....

 2019-11-15 13:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum Hospital Hit By Power Outages...

Hourly, according to Omoya, the generator consumes 7 liters of diesel fuel translating to approximately 27,000 shillings, with the cost reaching about 324,000 shillings if its operated for 12 hours....

 2019-11-15 13:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine...

The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, ...

 2019-11-15 13:30 

Standard Digital

Granton Samboja nominees vetted...

County jobs: A fortnight ago, the governor fired five executives prompting the reorganisation....

 2019-11-15 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sephaku sees glimmer of government infrastructure spending being on the mend...

Sephaku Holdings yesterday said there were signs that government infrastructure spending was on the mend, despite taking a massive hit in profits....

 2019-11-15 13:22 

Standard Digital

'Switch on economies' for the digital age, developing countries urged, or risk losing out'...

The Digital Manifesto outlines 10 steps that can put countries 'firmly in the driving seat' in determining their future digital pathways....

 2019-11-15 13:20 

Business Live

Is SEB to join the long list of Nordic banking scandals?...

Shares of Sweden's SEB plunged after being contacted by the public broadcaster on plans to include it in a programme about dirty money...

 2019-11-15 13:20 

Standard Digital

Ex-Arsenal striker Henry lands new coaching job...

Thierry Henry has been appointed as head coach of Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact....

 2019-11-15 13:20 

Business Live

France asks for foreign witnesses in Jeffrey Epstein probe...

The sex trafficker's ownership of a Paris apartment and allegations of abuse in France prompted French prosecutors to open their own case...

 2019-11-15 13:10 

Daily Nation

Five things we learned from Kenya, Egypt match...

Truly the best way to defend is to attack....

 2019-11-15 13:06 

Uganda Radio Network

94 Arrested in City Operations Released...

Uganda Police Force have and sister security agencies have released 94 suspects arrested in city operations against dealers in suspected stolen items....

 2019-11-15 13:01 

Business Report (IOL)

Steinhoff sells Blue Group to Alteri Investors...

Scandal-hit South African retailer Steinhoff International said on Friday it had sold Blue Group....

 2019-11-15 12:57 

Daily Nation

Lamu Assembly passes motion to accommodate autistic learners...

Motion tasks County Executive to construct and equip classrooms to accommodate autistic learners....

 2019-11-15 12:56 

Daily Nation

Man City lose appeal to stop FFP probe...

The investigatory chamber had also recommended that City be sanctioned by Uefa....

 2019-11-15 12:55 

Standard Digital

Giroud penalty lifts France past brave Moldova...

Olivier Giroud converted a late penalty as France staggered to a 2-1 win against a Moldova side ranked 175th in the world on Thursday hours after secu...

 2019-11-15 12:54 

News24

Vietnam jails teacher for 11 years over Facebook posts...

Nguyen Nang Tinh has denied the charges, saying the Facebook account posting 'anti-state' material belonged to someone else....

 2019-11-15 12:53 

News24

ANC kept us in the dark about SAA job cuts, says Cosatu...

As the tripartite alliance finally moves forward from tensions over being kept in the dark regarding Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic document, Cosatu is now crying foul that the ANC had failed to communicate the impending retrenchments at SAA...

 2019-11-15 12:52 

Standard Digital

Turkey hold Iceland to reach Euro 2020 alongside France...

Turkey booked their place at Euro 2020 on Thursday after a goalless qualifying draw with Iceland which also sent world champions France to next year's...

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