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Bomb explodes outside university in Egypt capital - ‎51 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.

There's a solar eclipse happening on Thursday

Metro - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The moon will clip the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it sets. NASA says the show will start at 5.45pm and should last for around two hours.

China says Kenny G's visit with Hong Kong protesters was not a smooth move

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
China loves Kenny G. But the Chinese government's love affair with the gratingly ubiquitous smooth jazz saxophonist could be coming to an end.

MPs express mixed feelings over Mbabazi taking leave

NTV Uganda - ‎9 hours ago‎
Members of Parliament have expressed mixed feelings on the decision by NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi to take leave. Many legislators, especially in the ruling NRM party say it was the right move to enhance party cohesion ...

2010 terror attack suspects appear before High Court

NTV Uganda - ‎4 hours ago‎
The July 2010 Kampala bomb attack suspects have appeared before the High Court to continue answering the charges against them. The High Court intends to rule on whether the suspects should be repartriated to their home countries and tried from there.

CBN writes SERAP, denies funding Boko Haram

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎12 minutes ago‎
THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has denied allegations that there are people using the apex bank to fund the activities of the dreaded Islamic group, Boko Haram.

President Mahama Optimistic Of Ghana's Economic Transformation

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎17 minutes ago‎
President John Mahama on Wednesday expressed optimism that the three year IMF programme will help largely in consolidating the country's fiscal efforts and advance governments economic transformation agenda.

Rebels Deny Endorsing Kiir's Party Leadership

Sudan Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Arusha - The armed opposition faction of Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has dismissed allegations suggesting the recently signed framework agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, had endorsed to reunite the three factions of the SPLM under the ...

Winnipeg police make arrest after babies' remains found in storage locker

CTV News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Winnipeg police have arrested Andrea Giesbrecht after babies' remains were found in a storage locker on McPhillips. Officials have charged Giesbrecht with six counts of concealing the body of a child.

Fake Quadriplegic Caught Shopping

Daily Beast - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Alan Knight, a 47-year-old man from Wales, is headed to jail for a $65,000 scam in which he pretended to be a quadriplegic for two years.

M'sia almost 100% sure of locating MH370

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hisyamuddin MH370 PERTH (Australia): Malaysia is optimistic over the search effort for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, whose final resting place is believed to be in the remote Indian ocean, after it disappeared on March 8. Malaysian ...

Farce, defence cuts highlight hard task in Sweden submarine hunt

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - With a depleted military lacking anti-submarine helicopters and intelligence so far based on civilian sightings, Sweden's hunt for a supposed U-boat intruder has an element of farce pointing to the difficulty of wrapping up the mission ...

Lawyers: Suspects retract claims they killed Brits - ‎5 hours ago‎
Two Myanmar migrant workers have retracted their confessions to killing two British travelers on a southern Thai resort island and now claim to have neither raped the female victim nor slain the pair, the men's lawyers said Wednesday.

Government must prioritize water and environment sector to sustain economic ...

Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, the Minister of Water and Environment (R) consults with Dr. Peter Blomeyer, the German Ambassador to Uganda during the Joint Sector Review on Oct.21Prof.

Thousands Take to Kigali Streets to Protest Against Bbc Genocide Documentary - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Rwandans have once more stood on their feet to express their sovereignty and love for their country and leadership today. Hundreds of youths from all walks of life in Kigali and across the country today gathered to stage a protest against the BBC ...

Microsoft's Garage is now an incubator launching cross-platform consumer apps

ZDNet - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Microsoft's internal employee-hacking community known as The Garage is morphing into an incubator that will be focused on getting apps into the hands of consumers.

I represented Uganda well, says Esther

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nigeria's Lillian (left) and Ugandas Esther after eviction from the Big Brother Africa house on Sunday. Tweet. mail; img. newvision.

Woman claims 'Jesus Christ' would pay her restaurant tab

New Castle News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The Bible says Jesus Christ will return to earth one day. However, the owners of a restaurant in Lawton, Oklahoma, didn't think their establishment would be his first stop.

Premier League ruling favours Jogoos

New Vision - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Uganda Premier League has ruled in SC Villa's favour following their encounter with Express that aborted last week because of crowd violence.

Pepsi ICC WCL Division 3 begins in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday

International Cricket Council - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The six captains participating in Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 3 (WCL Div.3) spoke about their sides' chances in the tournament on Wednesday, with the tournament getting underway in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday.

Mars mission could expose astronauts to deadly levels of radiation study claims

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sending people to Mars may be impossible due to an increased radiation risk from cosmic rays, claims a study. It's thought that a predicted decrease in solar activity will raise the levels of radiation astronauts are subjected to from cosmic rays on a deep space ...

Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push [The Hartford ...

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oct. 20--After two decades of international meetings on climate change have failed to reach consensus, the environmental world is beginning to sense a change in direction.

NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine

InformationWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.

Ebola – bitter lessons from old virus frontline in Uganda

BizNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Across the continent from where the Ebola outbreak is raging in West Africa, Ugandan villagers who survived an outbreak two years ago tell their tales of the road back from what they presumed would be death - and why they'd rather be infected by the AIDs ...

Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals from West Africa

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎13 minutes ago‎
New US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel to America have come into effect.
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