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Polls open in historic Scottish independence vote

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
Polls have opened across Scotland in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England and becomes an independent state.

The government Europe deserves?

New Vision - ‎57 minutes ago‎
With the final allocation of portfolios within its executive branch, the European Commission, the European Union has completed its change of guard.

Amazon launches all-new Kindle at Rs 5999

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: Amazon has introduced the latest version of its Kindle e-book reader at Rs 5,999. The upgraded version of the e-reader comes with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touchscreen interface.

Why you might have problems downloading the new Apple iOS8

The Standard Digital News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Apple's iOS 8 operating software for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch launched on the 17th September. Some people will have access to it already -- just check on your device in your settings under "General".

A gay rights activist from Uganda gets the green light for political asylum

Public Radio International - ‎9 hours ago‎
John Abdallah Wambere says he's all too aware of the weight on the shoulders of an openly gay man in Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal.

Busia border security heightened in response to terror threat

NTV Uganda - ‎3 hours ago‎
Security at the Uganda-Kenya border has been beefed up a few days after the country's security agencies foiled a planned Al-shabaab terror attack on Kampala.

Bank of Uganda

New Vision - ‎19 hours ago‎
The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision ...

PDP BoT shuts other candidates out, endorses Jonathan for 2015

Premium Times - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The endorsement came few hours after PDP governors say Mr. Jonathan remain their favourite candidate … Police arrest 25 suspected criminals in Plateau.

Lenku assures tourism stakeholders of sufficient security

Capital FM Kenya - ‎24 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 - Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku has assured stakeholders in the tourism industry that the government has taken adequate and concrete steps to ensure that there is sufficient security for the sector.

Floyd Shivambu with Dali Mpofu. Photo: Gallo

DestinyMan - ‎2 hours ago‎
POLITICS: The EFF's Floyd Shivambu may face extra disciplinary charges after he unashamedly showed the Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa the middle finger just before he left parliament yesterday afternoon.

Amosun vows to expose how Gbenga Daniel 'purchased' Ogun citizenship, calls ...

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎53 minutes ago‎
image Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, Thursday attacked his predecessor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, in what seemed to be an almost uncontrollable anger.

Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence

Daily News & Analysis - ‎12 minutes ago‎
British tennis star Andy Murray came out in support of Scottish independence on Thursday, just hours before millions of his fellow Scots voted in a referendum on whether to end the 307-year union with England.

Nigeria's $9.3M Scandal: Arms Meant For Armed Forces, Niger Delta Militants or ...

Osun Defender - ‎2 hours ago‎
$1m is conservatively N163m. so, $9.3m is N1,514,502,583.61 at today's exchange rate of $1 : N163. It means almost N2 billion cash found its way out of Nigeria in two private jets.

$30 million reward offered for information on MH17 - ‎3 hours ago‎
$30million reward has been offered to anyone who can identify those responsible for the MH17 disaster. (AAP). 9NEWS. An anonymous client has offered a $30 million reward for information identifying those responsible for the MH17 disaster.

SA survivor pulled from Lagos rubble - ‎1 hour ago‎
A South African woman was rescued from the rubble of the Lagos building that collapsed last Friday. Lindiwe Ndwandwe was pulled alive from the rubble on Wednesday.

Why Obama's campaign against the Islamic State is messy

Economic Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
By Nicholas Kristof President Barack Obama's rollout of a military campaign in Syria against the Islamic State gets messier by the day.

Dar Eyes Global Meat Markets - ‎Sep 16, 2014‎
TANZANIA has demarcated disease free regions for livestock keeping with the view to target US and EU markets. This is in response to standard needs by the two regions that want to consume meat products from the country.

Ebola misconceptions must not harm Africa's economy - UNWTO - ‎2 hours ago‎
UNITED Nations World Tourism Organisation general secretary Taleb Rifai says there is need to ensure misconceptions about the Ebola virus do not harm the Africa's economy, in particular its travel and tourism industry.

How Apple Was Reinvented, and What Team Cook Has Brought Us

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the wake of the launch of two new iPhones and also the Apple Watch, many would say that Apple CEO Tim Cook has brought the company he took over from Steve Jobs into a new era.

There are now over 1Billion Websites on the Internet - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Internet now has over 1 Billion websites, that is according to Internet Live Stats. The website points out, “By “Website” we mean unique hostname (a name which can be resolved, using a name server, into an IP Address).

HP hopes cloud has silver lining

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
For what probably amounts to a relatively small amount of money, Hewlett-Packard just made a big bet. Last week HP said it had entered an agreement to acquire a company called Eucalyptus, which makes open-source software for managing cloud ...

Facebook is building a Facebook inside Facebook!

PC Tech Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
facebookphone The world's biggest social media network has a problem it has to deal with: when you have a Friends list that has grown so broad, sharing a photo or status with all of them probably doesn't make much sense.

Bayimba Back for Seventh Season

The Observer - ‎19 hours ago‎
Bayimba International Arts festival is definitely the biggest arts gathering in Uganda, giving platforms to different genres of arts and capturing imaginations for an entire weekend.

Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'- but how many top 10 artists ... - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Robin Thicke recently admitted that he didn't have much of an input in the composition and lyrics of 'Blurred Lines', and that "Pharrell had the beat and wrote almost every single part of the song".

Uganda closer to World Cup after beating Botswana

Kawowo Sports - ‎21 hours ago‎
The national netball team is two points away to next year's world cup to be staged in Canada. The She Cranes team, which will play Swaziland on Thursday and Namibia on Friday, earned its 3rd consecutive win after defeating Botswana 47-32 today in the on ...

Murder 'comes naturally' to chimpanzees

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A major study suggests that killing among chimpanzees results from normal competition, not human interference. Apart from humans, chimpanzees are the only primates known to gang up on their neighbours with lethal results - but primatologists have long ...

NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend

Financial Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Maven is not designed to land. Rather, it will study Mars' upper atmosphere from orbit. (AP Photo). SummaryMars is getting another visitor or two.

Smallest known galaxy with supermassive black hole found

Financial Express - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The dwarf galaxy containing the black hole, called M60-UCD1, is the densest galaxy ever seen, researchers said. (Image: NASA). SummaryAstronomers led by an Indian-origin scientist have discovered a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest.

Genetic make-up of Europeans

Business Standard - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The present-day Europeans trace their ancestry back to three and not just two ancestral groups. The first is an indigenous hunter-gatherers; the second is Middle Eastern farmers that migrated to Europe around 7,500 years ago; and a novel third is a more ...

Slowing climate change stimulates the economy: study

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new report says economic growth can be stiumlated by investment in clean infrastructure and technology to address climate change.

Man suffers endless erection after sleeping with married woman

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
TORORO - Police in Tororo are dumbfounded after a 23-year old man sought help claiming a man whose wife he had slept with had caused him an endlessly erection for eight straight days.

Ebola Crisis Puts Sierra Leone on Three-Day National Lockdown

TIME - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Sierra Leone has begun a three-day nationwide lockdown as it struggles to contend with the Ebola virus's unprecedented, lethal thrust across West Africa.

'Lather against Ebola' challenge

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
A woman is about to wash her child with salty water on August 25, 2014 in a suburb of Abidjan, relying on a rumor that spread, claiming that salty water helps fight the Ebola virus.