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Let us promote good governance and transparency – Kabaka

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Kabaka was on Saturday speaking at the annual Buganda Local Government Day celebrations marked at Gombe Sub County headquarters in Wakiso district.

Sejusa ceased to be a UPDF officer – Court rules

New Vision - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The High Court in Kampala has ruled that the former coordinator of Intelligence Services, Gen David Sejusa alias Tinyefuza, is no longer a serving officer.

Afghan Chinese language learners compete in proficiency contest

Xinhua - ‎3 hours ago‎
KABUL, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Bridge, the worldwide contest of Chinese proficiency for foreign college student, was held in Afghan capital of Kabul Sunday, the frist of its kind in the country.

Burundi talks positive

East African Business Week - ‎21 hours ago‎
ARUSHA, Tanzania - The Burundi talks aimed at bringing all the sides to negotiate a peaceful future of their country ended in Arusha last week.

Uganda angered at claim of halt to N.Korea military ties

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Uganda hit back Sunday at South Korea's claim that Kampala had ordered a halt to military ties with North Korea in line with UN sanctions, denying it had made such an announcement.

Drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman's lawyers split on extradition case

Daily Mail - ‎22 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a schism among some of the people he's counting on most: his own lawyers.

Democracy Day: Information Ministry To Publish Update On Stolen Assets Recovery – Buhari

NTA News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture is to publish and update Nigerians on the efforts of the Federal Government towards recovering all Nigeria's stolen assets.

We will go to Uhuru Park on June 1, insists Raila

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Cord leader Raila Odinga has said planned parallel Madaraka Day celebrations at Uhuru Park will go on as scheduled Wednesday June 1. This is despite pointers from police that the venue has already been booked for prayers by a church.

Nigeria: Why PDP Is Failing As Nigeria's Main Opposition Party - ‎2 hours ago‎
The decision three years ago by some opposition parties to merge for the 2015 presidential election put paid to the ambition of the Peoples Democratic Party to rule for 60 years.

Zuma 'considering' Mapisa-Nqakula matter

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
President Jacob Zuma looks on as members of Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party raise objections before being evicted from Parliament during his question and answer session in Cape Town, South Africa, May 17, 2016.

Kenya: Time to Get Serious About Lapsset and Its Economic Potential for Kenya - ‎15 hours ago‎
The announcement that Uganda will build its crude pipeline to Tanga in Tanzania rather than through Kenya has muddied the perception that the latter is the economic hub of the region.

Ban disappointed by UN rejection of press freedom watchdog

New Vision - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A UN committee voted on Thursday to reject the press freedom watchdog's request for accreditation as a non-governmental organization, by a vote of 10 to 6, with three abstentions.

Illicit financial flows enhance inequality

East African Business Week - ‎21 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA - Inequalities in Africa could be greatly reduced if illicit financial outflows, which are costing the continent an estimated $60 billion annually, are stemmed.

EAC tables USD 100m budget to EALA

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
PREPARATION FOR TASK AHEAD: The deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation, Hon Dr Susan Kolimba presents the Budget Speech to the House.

Tanzania global investments forum in high gear

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - With confirmed funding commitments amounting to US$1 billion and confirmed participation from global investors and funding institutions in control of more than US$200 billion, the Tanzania International Investment Forum For ...

Uganda calls for more investors

East African Business Week - ‎21 hours ago‎
KAMPALA,UGANDA - The Insurance Regulatory Authority Executive Director Ibrahim Lubega Kaddunabi has said Uganda's insurance sector is still open, calling upon regional and international investors to come and invest in the sector.

Kenya's Njoroge best Governor in Africa

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
Patrick Njoroge, Kenya Central Bank governor, Patrick Njoroge who was largely unknown a year ago was voted the best governor on the continent.

EA States adapt mining policies

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA - The Government of Rwanda and the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) recently concluded a three-day expert group meeting to review a study titled, “Assessment of the Mining Policies and Regulatory Frameworks in the East ...

ShowMax expands internet TV

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
SHOWMAX INTERNET TV : One year since its launch, the company has the largest subscription video catalogue on the continent. The sub-Saharan service costs US$ 7.99 per month for unlimited viewing.

Facebook can now track what you do online even if you aren't a member

Metro - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's getting more and more difficult to hide away on the web - and Facebook's latest change has just made it that much harder.

Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 6 Leaks, Android Update Anger, Google's Important Victory

Forbes - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week's Android Circuit includes hints at the Samsung Galaxy Note 6′s new security features, details on the Galaxy S7 Active, Google's new approach to Android updates, the verdict ...

GTA 5 Update: Rockstar reveal HUGE expansion coming in June

Daily Star - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Rockstar have today announced that Further Adventures in Finance and Felony is coming to GTA Online will release for PS4, Xbox One and PC on June 7. According to an update on Rockstar's newswire, the update will combines all new gameplay with a ...

Venice Biennale's brighter future

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
With thoughts on how to house Millenials and designs for an airport for drones, the visionary architects and curators at the Venice Architecture Biennale are looking to the future.

Messi due to go on trial in Spain for tax fraud

New Vision - ‎14 hours ago‎
After winning a league and Cup double with Barcelona, the five-time World Player of the Year and his father will confront in court the accusations that have dogged him since June 2013.

Sundowns star Billiat hoping to fire Zimbabwe to 2017 Afcon finals - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Billiat was one of several PSL-based players who were named in Kalisto Pasuwa's 26-man squad for their upcoming match against Malawi.

Furman hails 'incredible' SuperSport United fans after Nedbank Cup final win - ‎9 hours ago‎
Matsatsantsa beat Orlando Pirates 3-2 in the final at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday. Goals from Jeremy Brockie, Bradley Grobler and Michael Boxall secured a second Nedbank Cup title for the club since the competition was renamed ...

Climate Change adaption could cost USD$500b

East African Business Week - ‎22 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA - The cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between $280b and $500 billion per year by 2050, a figure that is four to five times greater than previous estimates, according to a new United Nations ...

Rosetta Discovery: Comet 67P contains...

WDIV Detroit - ‎3 hours ago‎
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has made a very significant discovery - information that has important implications about how life on Earth may have developed.

NASA inflates 1st expandable room on ISS

The Japan News - ‎1 hour ago‎
This combination of images provided by NASA shows the inflation of a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday.

Earth and Mars Are About to Get Very Cozy

TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎
Few things in space are as sloppy as a solar system—and few solar systems are as sloppy as ours. That can be a very good thing if you like cosmic sky shows, because now and again, the familiar nighttime heavens can change in dramatic ways.

That Cell-Phone Cancer Study isn't Quite As Scary as it Seems

Fortune - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Its findings are less compelling, and more confusing, than the headlines suggest. This week, the National Toxicology Program released partial results of a study that found an increased incidence of cancer in male rats exposed to radiation from cell phones.