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 2021-05-10 23:00 

Standard Digital

Lamu port's impact on Mombasa harbour...

New port to offer South Sudan an opportunity to directly transport cargo instead of going through Uganda....

 2021-05-10 21:39 

Business Live

US attorneys-general urge Facebook to halt Instagram version for young children...

But Facebook forges ahead, saying it will prioritise safety and working with regulators...

 2021-05-10 21:32 

News24

Great start to the week for 5 Daily Lotto players...

It's a lucky Monday for five Daily Lotto players who won R78 395 in the draw....

 2021-05-10 21:11 

News24

WATCH | Cop dog 'Mufasa' helps nab 3 suspects in possession of suspected stolen vehicle...

The Gqeberha K9 unit apprehended three suspects and recovered a suspected stolen vehicle in the early hours of Monday....

 2021-05-10 20:44 

Business Live

Market data — May 10 2021...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

 2021-05-10 20:35 

News24

Covid-19: Norway advised to reject J&J, AstraZeneca vaccines due to 'rare side effects'...

Norway should exclude the Covid-19 vaccines made by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson from its inoculation programme due to a risk of rare but harmful side-effects, a government-appointed commission said on Monday....

 2021-05-10 20:31 

News24

Security guard who allegedly fled with company's millions to apply for bail...

A security guard, who allegedly stole several millions of rands belonging to his employer, is expected to bring a formal bail application this week....

 2021-05-10 20:16 

News24

PICS | Hamas fires rockets at Israel in retaliation to Jerusalem violence...

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward the Jerusalem area and southern Israel on Monday, carrying out a threat to punish Israel for violent confrontations with Palestinians in Jerusalem....

 2021-05-10 20:01 

News24

Covid-19: WHO slams countries donating vaccines in exchange for 'geopolitical influence'...

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive advantage rather than engaging in true cooperation to end the pandemic....

 2021-05-10 20:00 

News24

UN agency roped in to break public sector wage deadlock as nationwide strike looms...

It is still unclear how the 2021/22 wage facilitation process between government and public sector unions will pan out....

 2021-05-10 19:48 

Business Live

Seychelles reports renewed surge in Covid-19 cases...

The country says active cases of the disease have more than doubled despite vaccinating about 60% of its population, mostly with China's Sinopharm shot...

 2021-05-10 19:24 

News24

Alleged smuggler granted R100k bail over gold pieces worth R11m...

Tashinga Nyasha Masinire was travelling from Zimbabwe to South Africa - and was found in possession of 23 pieces of gold, worth R11 million....

 2021-05-10 19:12 

News24

Jerusalem violence: More than 300 wounded as Turkey pledges to help stop Israeli 'terror'...

More than 300 people were wounded Monday in renewed clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, as an Israeli celebration of its 1967 takeover of Jerusalem risked inflaming tensions....

 2021-05-10 19:03 

News24

Former MTN boss Phuthuma Nhleko to chair JSE board...

Nhleko, a former CEO of MTN, led the company during its expansion into the continent, a period that cemented its position as Africa's leading mobile telecommunications service provider....

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Drop in child vaccinations a danger...

There are fears of a resurgence in preventable childhood diseases in the face of poor immunisation data The post Drop in child vaccinations a danger appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Standard Digital

Student almost missed national test due to illness...

Towards the end of 2020, Henry Madaga was down with complications related to ulcers....

 2021-05-10 18:59 

News24

Covid-19 | Western Cape's 103-year-old woman among those who've registered for vaccine...

A 103-year-old woman from Delft is among the over-60 group that has registered for Covid-19 phase two vaccination programme in the province....

 2021-05-10 18:59 

News24

Mother, four children dead after she apparently 'threw pesticide in house'...

Police in the North West are investigating a murder-suicide after the death of five family members....

 2021-05-10 18:53 

Business Live

WTO chief hopes Covid-19 patent waiver will be settled by December...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala sees movement on both sides of vaccine-for-developing-countries debate...

 2021-05-10 18:29 

News24

Covid-19: England will further ease lockdown restrictions from next week, says Johnson...

England will further ease Covid-19 restrictions from 17 May and the plan to move beyond the pandemic has as yet not been derailed by variants, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday....

 2021-05-10 18:29 

News24

Funeral parlour grouping accuses Home Affairs of 'undermining' them, threatens to shut head office...

While the Department of Home Affairs says it has "fulfilled its promise" to the Unification Task Team (UTT), the grouping of funeral associations and forums have threatened to shut down the department's head offices in Pretoria....

 2021-05-10 18:22 

News24

JUST IN | WHO labels B.1.617 variant a 'global concern'...

The World Health Organisation said on Monday that the B.1.617 variant first identified in India was being classified as a variant of global concern....

 2021-05-10 17:58 

Business Live

Colonial pipeline hackers say they want money, not mayhem...

FBI names ransomware group DarkSide as perpetrator of attack on major fuel pipeline operator...

 2021-05-10 17:58 

Business Live

Ethereum breaks through $4,000 to all-time high...

Second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation jumps more than 6% to just below $4,175...

 2021-05-10 17:57 

News24

Stellenbosch University Vice-Chancellor denies English-only policy as SAHRC inquiry starts...

Stellenbosch University Rector and Vice-Chancellor Wim de Villiers has reiterated his denial that Afrikaans is banned on the campus....

 2021-05-10 17:44 

Business Report (IOL)

Adapt IT CEO granted leave of absence to attend to personal matters...
 2021-05-10 17:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Fully Vaccinated Travelers Will Not be Tested For COVID-19 at Entebbe - Dr. Olaro...

According to the health ministry, travellers who have been fully vaccinated have a lower risk of infecting people with severe forms of COVID-19...

 2021-05-10 17:28 

News24

Covid-19: EU to launch new legal action against AstraZeneca over 'delayed' vaccine deliveries...

The European Commission will start on Tuesday a second legal case against AstraZeneca over its delayed deliveries of Covid-19 vaccines....

 2021-05-10 17:26 

News24

Adapt CEO takes leave after report of violent attack...

Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala has taken a leave of absence following a report that he was allegedly involved in ordering a violent attack....

 2021-05-10 17:24 

News24

WATCH | ANC NEC orders Ace Magashule to apologise for 'suspending' President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule has been ordered to apologise for the "letter of suspension" he wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa last week, in response to his own suspension....

 2021-05-10 17:17 

News24

JUST IN | 4 critical, 44 injured in fiery gas tanker crash in KwaZulu-Natal...

Four people are in a critical condition, and 44 others have been injured during a multiple vehicle accident in Hidcote in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands....

 2021-05-10 17:14 

Uganda Radio Network

60-Year Old Man Commits Suicide in Nwoya District...

Robert Lakony, the LCI of Agonga village told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the body is taken to Gulu Regional Referral l Hospital for postmortem....

 2021-05-10 17:04 

Standard Digital

Family in agony after kin went missing in 'police custody'...

Joseph Maina's family say their kin was arrested at a hotel in Kitale and has not been seen since then....

 2021-05-10 17:03 

Business Live

African farmers stand to benefit from CDC debt deal...

The UK government's development investment arm is channelling $100m to plug a funding shortfall in the continent's agriculture sector...

 2021-05-10 17:03 

Business Live

Iron ore prices surge 10% on strengthening global growth...

Steelmaking ingredient rises to more than $226 a tonne amid commodities boom...

 2021-05-10 17:03 

Business Live

Van der Hoorn takes surprise third-stage Giro win...

Ineos Grenadiers rider Filippo Ganna holds onto the overall leader's pink jersey for a third day...

 2021-05-10 17:03 

Business Live

TOM EATON: Have a beer with that shot of redemption...

And a blessed Ancestors Day to you too...

 2021-05-10 17:00 

Standard Digital

Five injured in fresh Coast land gang wars...

Bloody conflict at the Nyika Reserve landmarks an escalation of land invasions and evictions....

 2021-05-10 17:00 

Standard Digital

Key suspect in Jennifer Wambua murder case to take mental test...

Court orders Sankale the prime suspect in the murder of Jennifer Wambua to undergo mental test...

 2021-05-10 16:44 

Nation

Nigerian security forces rescue 30 kidnapped persons...

A joint security operation led to the rescue of the victims of the kidnap in Zamfara....

 2021-05-10 16:41 

News24

India's Covid-19 patients contracting 'deadly' fungal infection, doctors say...

A growing number of current and recovered Covid-19 patients in India are contracting a deadly and rare fungal infection, doctors told AFP Monday as the vast nation battles to contain a massive outbreak of virus cases....

 2021-05-10 16:40 

News24

Claims I bought R36 million in properties through Prasa are lies, Lucky Montana tells Zondo...

Former Prasa group CEO Lucky Montana denied that he owned any properties bought with ill-gotten funds....

 2021-05-10 16:38 

News24

Western Cape police: No new developments to report on inquest in Anele Tembe's death...

Police in the Western Cape are mum about footage portraying an allegedly "violent" Keenan Forbes, known as AKA, and Anele Tembe....

 2021-05-10 16:37 

Nation

Uganda heightens security ahead of Museveni swearing-in...

Joint security forces have been deployed on motorised and foot patrols to ensure peace....

 2021-05-10 16:32 

News24

ATM turns to the supreme court in battle for secret vote of no confidence against Ramaphosa...

The ATM's battle to have a secret vote on a motion of no confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa continues....

 2021-05-10 16:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Facing Ethiopia Will Not be Easy in U-17 World Cup Qualifier - Coach Kiyingi...

Uganda was drawn to face Ethiopia during the draw conducted today in Cairo, Egypt at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....

 2021-05-10 16:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Schools Struggle to Train Learners in Vocational Occupations under New Curriculum...

Under the new lower secondary curriculum, learners are expected to pursue one vocational occupation, to be assessed in Senior Three, in line with the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework. But the schools do not have the required equipment and staff ...

 2021-05-10 16:13 

News24

Boris Johnson's luxury 2019 holiday to the Caribbean investigated by parliament watchdog...

Parliament's standards watchdog is investigating British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over how he reported his private foreign travel....

 2021-05-10 16:11 

Business Report (IOL)

Ubank: Your business is Our priority...
 2021-05-10 16:08 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Miners lead gains on the JSE as all share slips from record high...

Investors digested weak US economic data, while focusing on prospects of continued economic recovery and interest rates remaining low...

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