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Saddam Hussein's 'king of clubs' Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri killed in Iraq

Business Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri who was called the "King of Clubs" in the famous pack of cards the US issued of wanted members of Saddam Hussein's regime has been killed.

Burundi police teargas protesters opposing presidential third term

Yahoo News - ‎5 hours ago‎
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday at hundreds of protesters opposed to the president running for a third term, a Reuters witness said, a further sign of tension in a nation that emerged from civil war a decade ...

Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO: Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

Maimane to run for DA leader

Times LIVE - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the Democratic Alliance leader, ending days of speculation on who was going to succeed outgoing Helen Zille.

EAC police chiefs agree to draw up a common terrorist watchlist

NTV Uganda - ‎7 minutes ago‎
East African police chiefs have agreed to draw up a watch list of terror suspects to be shared among member countries. An error occurred.

USPA President Muwanga Urges Government To Boost Budgetary Allocations

Kawowo Sports - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) President, Sabiiti Muwanga has urged Government to boost the budgetary allocations for sports as one way of uniting Ugandans.

Unending Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
NO fewer than 5,000 people have taken part in a rally against xenophobia in South Africa's coastal city of Durban following attacks on foreigners.

Racism attack: South Africans chased out of Mozambique - ‎16 hours ago‎
South Africans living in Mozambique are being attacked following the criminal and xenophobic murder of innocent African foreigners in South Africa.

Ekiti APC Blames Fayose For Security Breaches In The State

Information Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has called the attention of the security agencies and Nigerians to the spate of security breaches in the state.

Police Ban Protest In Imo, As Okorocha's Supporters Demand Removal Of REC

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
Okorocha-21-2-15 Okorocha POLICE authorities in Imo State have banned further street protests in the state. They have directed that aggrieved politicians in the elections should proceed to electoral tribunals to express their grievances.

MH370 Search May Be in the Wrong Place Again

Daily Beast - ‎Apr 16, 2015‎
Australia admits it may look at a new patch of ocean. What's more worrying than the undiscovered yet is that not one piece of floating wreckage has been spotted where it should've washed up.

Germans mourn 150 victims of airliner crash

Boston Globe (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
COLOGNE, Germany - The leaders of Germany on Friday joined hundreds of mourning relatives in one of the country's most hallowed cathedrals to honor the passengers and crew members who died when a jet smashed into a French mountainside last ...

ESA satellite aids search for geothermal sources

The Space Reporter - ‎4 hours ago‎
Data from the GOCE satellite have been used to build maps of potential geothermal reservoirs. facebook · twitter · google_plus · reddit · pinterest · linkedin · mail.

Eskom cuts power for seventh straight day

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
POWER utility Eskom imposed rolling electricity cuts for the seventh straight day on Saturday, cutting 2,000 megawatts (MW) of its strained grid.

G20 "deeply disappointed" by US impasse on IMF reform

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The Group of 20 (G20) economies on Friday blasted the United States for stalling the governance reform of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Barrick board choices opposed

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎1 hour ago‎
Barrick Gold executive vice-president Kelvin Dushnisky, left, listens to chairman John Thornton. Barrick is under. Photograph by: Erika Santelices, AFP, Getty Images , Bloomberg.

Gen. Aronda: IDs will facilitate business in the region

NTV Uganda - ‎18 hours ago‎
The internal affairs minister reiterated the importance of IDs in facilitating easy movement and business in the region. An error occurred.

Apple to launch Apple Pay in Canada in fall of this year - ‎4 hours ago‎
A report by the Wall Street Journal says that Apple Inc. is discussing with the six largest banks the plan to start offering Apple Pay in Canada this fall.

Talking Arts: The art of music notation

NTV Uganda - ‎12 hours ago‎
In Uganda for example, much of the music we have now could be lost because composers and performers cannot write their music. An error occurred.

KCCA win to compound SCVU's misery

New Vision - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joseph Ochaya celebrates scoring the goal that sealed KCCAs win at Namboole. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo. mail. img. newvision. mail; img.

Rugby-Waratahs upset Hurricanes in eight-try thriller

Reuters Africa - ‎20 minutes ago‎
April 18 (Reuters) - The New South Wales Waratahs breathed fresh life into their stuttering Super Rugby title defence with a thrilling 29-24 win over the previously unbeaten Wellington Hurricanes on Saturday.

5 common opponents of Pacquiao, Mayweather

ABS CBN News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pound-for-pound kings Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will finally face off on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ending half a decade's worth of on-again, off-again negotiations.

'Give them bread and water, not Cristal and lobster' - Mourinho attacks FA ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit out at the Football Association (FA) and their delegates who are sent to monitor referees during matches.

Dawn Captures High-resolution Photos of the Dwarf Planet 'Ceres'

American Register - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dawn spacecraft has captured a mazing still of the dwarf planet Ceres. The north pole of the object is clearly detailed by the first-of-its-kind spacecraft that is currently in orbit around Ceres.

Earthworms fall from the sky on Norway - ‎3 hours ago‎
Not everyday do you see earthworms raining from the sky unless you're in Norway at the moment. According to the April 16 report from the Independent and the April 17 report from the New Zealand Herald, a biology teacher named Karstein Erstad reported to ...

Nathalie Cabrol Looks for Life on Mars

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
Don't try telling planetary scientist Nathalie Cabrol that studying Mars is a waste of time and money, no matter how many crises we face here on Earth.

Ebola shocker: Survivor still carries virus - ‎10 hours ago‎
(MedicalDaily) Traces of the Ebola virus have been found in the semen of an Ebola survivor six months after being declared virus-free.

Poverty And Paradox Of Obesity In Nigeria

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
Alhassan Dr Khaliru Alhassan. Health Minister BEING thin used to be linked with poverty, while obesity was associated with affluence.

Health Officials Declare End of Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Geek Infinite - ‎1 hour ago‎
The measles outbreak emerged in a Disneyland theme park in 2014. It speedily affected more than half of the United States. The outbreak infected around 147 people all around the country.

Can 'maple syrup' reduce antibiotics' use?

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
It turns out that the sweet treat you pour over your pancakes could make antibiotics more effective against bacteria. According to the findings of the researchers at McGill University , combining the concentrated extract of maple syrup with common antibiotics ...

Does your dog really love you back? The answer may be in the eyes - ‎13 hours ago‎
If you've ever owned a dog, you've probably had moments where you wonder as your furry friend gazes into your eyes if they're feeling affection for you, or just interested in what's on your plate.
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