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Another US journalist beheaded by IS

New Vision - ‎15 minutes ago‎
An image grab taken from a video released by the Islamic State (IS) purportedly shows Steven Sotloff speaking to the camera before being beheaded by a masked militant (R).

Another American beheaded; jihadists warn Obama

Dallas Morning News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
<bold>Steven Sotloff (center)</bold> talked with Libyan rebels near Misrata in 2011. The freelance American journalist was kidnapped in August 2013 near Aleppo, Syria.

Apple won't take the fall for your nude selfies

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎26 minutes ago‎
What do you do if you're a celebrity and nude pictures you happened to store in the cloud are suddenly all over the Internet? We've seen the full spectrum of possible reactions, only one of which makes sense.

Oil prices rebound in Asia

Zee News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Singapore: Oil prices rebounded in Asia on Wednesday on bargain-hunting after falling to multi-month lows due to a surge in the US dollar and weak global manufacturing data, analysts said.

It's time to go.. Jules Lund! Radio presenter blindfolded for seven hours as he ...

Daily Mail - ‎37 minutes ago‎
From taking on a professional ice hockey player in the rink to shaving his head, radio presenter Jules Lund has had his fair share of extreme blackout challenges.

Sophisticated Neanderthals may have made abstract art [Photos]

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Talk about outsider art: Researchers say they have found the first evidence of abstract art created by Neanderthals in a cave above the Mediterranean Sea.

Gov't set to launch National Agriculture Policy

New Vision - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Government will this Friday launch the long awaited National Agriculture Policy (NAP) aimed at promoting food, nutrition security and improving household incomes.

Byandala role in road saga exposed

The Observer - ‎7 hours ago‎
An afternoon phone call from Engineer Abraham Byandala late in October 2013 began a sustained push by the minister of Works and Transport to end months of Unra's hesitation to sign the Mukono-Katosi road contract with Eutaw.

FG Parleys Nigerian Diaspora in US, Europe on Economic Devt

THISDAY Live - ‎2 hours ago‎
A high-level federal government team comprising the executive and legislative arms has begun a series of interactive sessions with Nigerians in Europe and the United States of America in response to the long-standing desire of the diaspora community to ...

ANC thanks Tlakula for service

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The EFF on Tuesday welcomed IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula's resignation and said her departure was in the interests of democracy.

Saudi Arabia arrests 88 men for plotting attacks

The Punch - ‎5 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 people accused of plotting attacks inside and outside the country, officials say. The interior ministry said the men had been monitored for several months before their arrest and “were on the verge of carrying out operations,” BBC ...

Somali rebel leader`s fate unclear after US air strike

Zee News - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Mogadishu: US forces have carried out air strikes against senior members of Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, with casualties reported but uncertainty hanging over the fate of the group`s leader, officials said Tuesday.

Airtel finalises yu buyout plans

The Standard Digital News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nairobi, Kenya: Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with 300 million customers across operations in 20 countries in Asia and Africa has announced that it has finalised an agreement with Essar Telecom Kenya Limited (ETKL), which ...

Miner Newmont reaches deal in Indonesia: reports

Business Recorder - ‎16 minutes ago‎
image JAKARTA: US mining giant Newmont has reached a tentative agreement with the Indonesian government that should allow it to resume exports after they were halted due to controversial restrictions on mineral shipments, reports said Wednesday.

Oil block divestment: Shell, others to leave Nigeria?

Nigerian Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are strong indications that the wave of planned sales of onshore Nigerian assets by major oil companies indicate that they are finally leaving Nigeria.

Crescent Point ramps up production, exploration plans

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources Ltd., and announced plans to raise as much as $863-million from a bought-deal share offering.

iWayAfrica launches fibre connectivity service in Uganda

HumanIPO - ‎16 hours ago‎
iWayAfrica has launched fibre connectivity service in Uganda aimed at meeting the increasing demands high capacity internet by enterprises in Kampala and Entebbe.

WhatsApp going beyond messaging

ITvoir - ‎22 hours ago‎
According to the recent reports, the Facebook acquired messaging service company WhatsApp is planning to release a free voice calling feature to upgrade its services further for its 600 million active users.

Handover of second batch of Buganda titles delayed again

New Vision - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE handing over of another 82 land titles to Buganda Kingdom by the Government that was earlier scheduled to take place on Tuesday has been postponed.

Pop singer Justin Bieber charged with assault in Canada

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving over the weekend after an incident near a small Canadian town, police said on Tuesday, in a case that could complicate the singer's probation in Los ...

Star-studded line-ups named for Africa Sixes Challenge

New Vision - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Participants- South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania Uganda may not be expected to win either the Africa Sixes Challenge or the ACA Cup, starting Saturday and Monday respectively in South Africa.

Change must in England ODI squad to be competitive in World Cup: KP

Business Standard - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said changes have to be made to the one-day side if they are to be competitive at next year's World Cup.

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson renews his contract until 2017

Cricket Country - ‎52 minutes ago‎
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson renewed his contract with New Zealand Cricket for two more years post ICC World Cup 2015. Hesson coached New Zealand during their series victories over India and West Indies at home and a Test series win against West ...

My 100m record out of reach, says Usain Bolt

Times of India - ‎45 minutes ago‎
BANGALORE: A UK tabloid called sprinter Usain Bolt "the coolest person on the planet", giving nine reasons to justify its claim.

Iceland volcano send lava spraying 60m into air - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Iceland's largest volcano has erupted spectacularly, sending columns of lava up to 60m into the air and disrupting flights. The breath-taking blasts took place yesterday on a lava field on the north side of the Badarbunga volcano and was 50 times more ...

E. coli could power fossil fuel alternative

ABC Science Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fuel created by E.coli could one day provide a renewable source of propane/LPG, and be used in cars, barbeques or to boil your kettle.

Russia's sex geckos found dead on return of satellite

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Five geckos who were assigned to reproduce in zero gravity on a Russian research satellite did not survive the mission, Russia's space agency said.

Efforts increased to combat HIV/AIDS in B.C.

Campbell River Mirror - ‎7 hours ago‎
According to Island Health, there are approximately 3500 people on Vancouver Island living with HIV who don't know it. Despite significant advances in treatment, according to a recent report from the office of the Provincial Health Officer, "there continues to be ...

Ebola blamed for rise in food prices

Herald Scotland - ‎2 hours ago‎
FOOD in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers will not be able to access fields, a UN food agency has warned.