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 2020-02-17 13:55 

Daily Nation

Court dismisses case against Nyeri deputy governor appointment...

Court dismisses petition that challenged Caroline Karugu's appointment....

 2020-02-17 13:51 

Standard Digital

'Nothing to lose' Lazio topple Inter to go second behind Juventus...

Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gave warning his side are ready to fight for their first Serie A title since 2000 after moving into second in Serie A on Su...

 2020-02-17 13:31 

News24

John Moodey: Some in DA 'underplay the seriousness of De Klerk's statement'...

DA Gauteng leader John Moodey has lambasted fellow members of the party who "have attempted to underplay the seriousness of [apartheid president [FW] de Klerk's statement and its repercussions"....

 2020-02-17 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA delegation in the UAE to showcase products...

The deputy Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), Nomalungelo Gina, has arrived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates....

 2020-02-17 13:27 

Business Live

WARREN INGRAM: Size really matters in unit trusts...

Smaller funds tend to trade more than larger ones and are much more volatile...

 2020-02-17 13:27 

Business Live

Reduced demand from China cuts Petra share price by 20%...

Coronavirus and resultant uncertainty makes consumers cautious about buying diamonds, says company...

 2020-02-17 13:27 

Business Live

Lagos okada ban leaves a transport gap and tired commuters...

Banned because of reckless driving, the bike taxis are sorely missed in the traffic-congested city...

 2020-02-17 13:26 

Business Live

LETTER: Limit on Zondo probe?...

Unless the main state capture players are prosecuted, SA will remain a looted state...

 2020-02-17 13:26 

Business Live

Gold prices ease as Chinese stimulus package reassures global markets...

Investors move to riskier assets as China's central bank intervenes to limit the economic threat of the coronavirus...

 2020-02-17 13:24 

Standard Digital

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'I fell in love with toyboy with body of a god...but now I’m broke and stranded' : The Standard...
 2020-02-17 13:20 

Business Report (IOL)

Cured coronavirus patients donate plasma to save more...

Twenty recovered coronavirus patients donated their plasma to those in severe condition in Wuhan, capital of the hard-hit province of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), said the province's COVID-19 scientific research team Sunday....

 2020-02-17 13:06 

Standard Digital

China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins...

A number of local officials have been sacked for their role in mishandling the outbreak....

 2020-02-17 13:06 

Standard Digital

Armed robbers steal toilet paper...

Toilet roll has become hot property thanks to panic-buying....

 2020-02-17 12:43 

Standard Digital

Leaders in fierce exchange over Sh39b gun scandal linked to DP Ruto’s office : The Standard...
 2020-02-17 12:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Ochola Orders Arrest, Trial of Busoga East ICT Boss...

A police officer at the same rank with Okot told Uganda Radio Network URN on Saturday that the officer is diabetic and had been warned against alcohol consumption in vain....

 2020-02-17 12:39 

Mail & Guardian

'Friendly' Aussies ready for hostile tour...

Coach Justin Langer and captain Aaron Finch are hopeful the game will be played in good spirits despite the expectation of crowd jeers The post 'Friendly' Aussies ready for hostile tour appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-02-17 12:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor's Excessive Powers...

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students' lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion wi...

 2020-02-17 12:34 

News24

FW de Klerk Foundation withdraws apartheid statement, apologises to SA...

The FW de Klerk Foundation has officially withdrawn its contentious statement that apartheid was not a crime against humanity, and has apologised....

 2020-02-17 12:33 

News24

Helen Zille closes Twitter account, opens private one for those 'interested in rational debate'...

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has announced that she will be closing her existing Twitter account in exchange for a new private one, as the social media site had been reduced to "a platform for irrationality and mob-lynching"....

 2020-02-17 12:31 

Business Live

Zimbabwe central bank leaves lending rates at 35%...

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya said there would be no change to the rate set three months ago...

 2020-02-17 12:31 

Business Live

Discovery says profit will plunge as low UK interest rates hit VitalityLife...

Normalised profit at VitalityLife, which provides insurance to the UK market, is expected to fall 145% in the six months to end-December...

 2020-02-17 12:31 

Business Live

Global stocks rise as Chinese support measures cheer investors...

China's rate cuts and its announcement of tax and fee reductions have taken the edge off coronavirus fears...

 2020-02-17 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Resilient confident of achieving a 5% rise in distribution growth...

Resilient, a real estate investment trust (Reit), is confident of achieving its targeted 5percent distribution growth in the full-year results....

 2020-02-17 12:26 

News24

'I'm emotionally drained' - Lesufi on deaths of two more Gauteng pupils...

A weary-looking Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he is 'emotionally drained' following the deaths of two more pupils....

 2020-02-17 12:26 

News24

'I can't recall' - Dudu Myeni's son Thalente on company's R2m invoice for Mpumalanga project...

The son of former SAA head Dudu Myeni Thalente Myeni cannot recall the details of his role in a Mpumalanga development project from which his company received a R2m payment in June 2015, the state capture inquiry has heard....

 2020-02-17 12:26 

Standard Digital

Ex-CS Echesa pleads not guilty in Sh39b guns scandal case...

Rashid Echesa and Daniel Otieno Omondi, Kennedy Oyoo Mboya, and Clifford Okoth denied 12 counts of fraud-related charges....

 2020-02-17 12:19 

News24

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack...

Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, officials said Monday....

 2020-02-17 12:12 

Standard Digital

CS Magoha orders universities to stop opening campuses...

Education CS George Magoha orders universities to stop establishing satellite campuses in bid to improve quality....

 2020-02-17 12:12 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020: IMF...

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow....

 2020-02-17 12:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Medics Advise on Regular Exercises...

Dr. Suleiman Lubega, a Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Uganda Heart Institute, says for a person to keep their heart in a good working condition, exercising is paramount....

 2020-02-17 12:06 

Daily Nation

Indiza moves top of Safari Tour standings...

The final leg of the series will be held at Karen Country Club next week....

 2020-02-17 12:06 

News24

South Sudan rebels reject president's peace compromise...

South Sudan rebels rejected on Sunday a peace offer by President Salva Kiir to return to a system of 10 states, paving the way for a unity government....

 2020-02-17 12:01 

Business Report (IOL)

SAB Zanele scheme members due to benefit R9.7bn...

SAB Zanele empowerment scheme members are due R9.7 billion through the unwinding of the scheme....

 2020-02-17 11:59 

Daily Nation

India's 'Usain Bolt' turns down Olympics trial...

Gowda politely declined an invitation from India's sports minister....

 2020-02-17 11:56 

News24

Johannesburg woman dies after being hit by bus...

A woman has been hit by a bus and killed in Kingsway Road in Auckland Park, Johannesburg....

 2020-02-17 11:50 

Daily Nation

Pneumonia forces Elton John to cut short Auckland gig...

Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand...

 2020-02-17 11:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Ntagali Scoffs At Preachers For Commercialising Gospel...

Ntagali says unlike St. Janani Luwum who preached the gospel uncompromised, many preachers have commercialized the gospel for financial gains....

 2020-02-17 11:47 

News24

Snake orgy prompts partial closure of Florida city park...

A city in Florida closed off part of a park after residents spotted dozens of snakes which had apparently gathered for their annual coupling....

 2020-02-17 11:41 

Business Report (IOL)

Government will work with business and labour to tackle youth unemployment - Ramaphosa...

A youth employment programme launched last week will help create young entrepreneurs....

 2020-02-17 11:36 

Business Live

Why SA doesn't need a sovereign wealth fund now...

With the government's debt levels worryingly high and SOEs in dire straits, economists are questioning the wisdom of the president's proposal...

 2020-02-17 11:36 

Business Live

Silverbridge gets revenue boost from new product offerings...

The software developer reported that revenue increased 83% in its six months to end-December, boosted by a new artificial intelligence offering...

 2020-02-17 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Pembury is facing liquidation showdown...

Pembury Lifestyle Group (PLG) and its previous auditors, Moore Stephens, are headed for a collision course....

 2020-02-17 11:28 

Mail & Guardian

Simeone has lost his soldiers but not his bite...

Liverpool will come up against a decidedly familiar iron will when they face Atleti The post Simeone has lost his soldiers but not his bite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-02-17 11:23 

Daily Nation

Lupita mourns 'Queen of Katwe' actress...

The two had roles in the movie 'Queen of Katwe'....

 2020-02-17 11:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Kampala Flying Squad, CID Join Bugiri Sheikh Murder Probe...

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that teams from Criminal Investigation Directorate CID headquarters and Flying Squad Unit FSU have been dispatched to join territorial police in Busoga East to ensure Sheikh Mutumba's assailants are arrested...

 2020-02-17 11:23 

News24

Darfuris rejoice as Sudan agrees to hand Bashir to ICC...

In Sudan's sprawling Camp Kalma, people who fled the Darfur conflict are overjoyed at a pledge by the country's new authorities to finally deliver ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court....

 2020-02-17 11:22 

News24

Boy, 8, drowns in Port Edward lagoon...

An eight-year-old boy has drowned in a lagoon in Port Edward over the weekend, the National Sea Rescue Institute says....

 2020-02-17 11:16 

Standard Digital

Armed robbers steals toilet paper...

Toilet roll has become hot property thanks to panic-buying....

 2020-02-17 11:14 

Standard Digital

Uhuru mourns Kenya’s ambassador to South Sudan : The Standard...

Mburu died of heart attack on Sunday night in Juba....

 2020-02-17 11:06 

Daily Nation

Kanu leaving nothing to chance in its rebranding plot...

Secretary-General Nick Salat says the party is not scared of the war for the soul of Rift Valley....

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