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'I won't stand if I lose NRM primaries'

New Vision - ‎1 hour ago‎
KAMPALA - Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has said he will not contest against President Yoweri Museveni if he is defeated "through a democratic process".

Greece debt crisis: Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns

BBC News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Greece's combative finance minister has resigned, hours after voters backed his call to reject creditors' demands for more austerity in a referendum.

Roaring success: lions return to Rwanda, with rhinos next?

Bangkok Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
AKAGERA (RWANDA) - Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillizers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Jos attack kills scores

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two bomb attacks on the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say. A restaurant and a mosque were targeted on Sunday night.

Facebook now has a Christian competitor!

Irish Examiner - ‎6 minutes ago‎
If Facebook is too sinful a place for you, there is refuge to be found on Facegloria, a social network launched by a group of evangelical Christians in Brazil.

Burundi's president skips talks amid crisis to campaign for third term

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
Burundi: Burundi's president skipped regional talks on Monday aimed at brokering a deal to end weeks of unrest in the country, choosing instead to campaign for his controversial third term.

Miss Tourism Northern Uganda, NTV reporter die in accident

New Vision - ‎Jul 4, 2015‎
Three people, including a local TV journalist and a beauty queen, were killed in a road accident along the Masaka-Kampala highway on Saturday.

We will not switch back to analogue TV - minister

New Vision - ‎Jul 4, 2015‎
KAMPALA - Government has described Mengo Chief Magistrates Court order directing Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) as impractical and insisted the digital migration process would go on unabated.

Ensure Free and Fair Elections - US Tells Govt

AllAfrica.com - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Kampala - The United States of America has called on the Ugandan government to ensure that the process leading to 2016 elections is legitimate for the winner to be accepted by all.

Being unemployed makes Everjobs tick

East African Business Week - ‎18 hours ago‎
WE SIMPLIFY: Lauer said their firm should be beneficial for both job seekers and recruiters looking for the right fit. KAMPALA, Uganda - An online placement firm recently launched here claiming it can make job-hunting much easier and connect people to ...

There is no plan to arrest Ekweremadu - Police

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ike Ekweremadu The Nigeria Police Force has denied initiating any plot to arrest the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The Force equally said it had no plan to blackmail Ekweremadu in a bid to force him relinquish his position as deputy senate ...

My Daughter's Twitter Account Hacked - Buhari

AllAfrica.com - ‎54 minutes ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari has disowned unauthorized and unexpected tweets by an account "falsely linked" to one of his daughters, Zahra.

Over 30 killed in Nigeria attacks

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 30 people have been confirmed dead following fresh attacks by unidentified gunmen in Birnin-Magaji area of northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, officials and police said.

Isis video shows killing of Syrian troops at Palmyra amphitheatre

The Guardian - ‎Jul 4, 2015‎
Aerial view of amphitheatre, Palmyra The Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra has been the scene of atrocities since the city was captured by Isis.

How will Germany react to the Greek vote?

The Local.de - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Now that Greeks have voted against accepting tough austerity conditions in return for a fresh tranche of bailout cash, The Local asked Professor Michael Wohlgemuth of Open Europe Berlin how Chancellor Angela Merkel, other political leaders and the ...

Analysis: Egypt, Hamas, ISIS and Israel after the latest rocket attack

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
What is really important for Israel is the Egyptian military's struggle against Islamic State in the Sinai. Rockets Israel. Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday (July 3).

Tourism to shine

Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
Elephants at Murchison Falls National Park. independent/Jimmy siyaIndustry stakeholders optimistic after massive budget boost. In the 2015/2016 budget, one of the sectors that got an unprecedented allocation of funding was tourism.

Uganda faces an 8 million housing deficit

East African Business Week - ‎18 hours ago‎
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda is facing a housing shortage of up to eight million units, including a 2.3 million deficit in urban areas, if unplanned urbanization is not checked.

Bank embarks on promoting high yielding long-term saving options

IPPmedia - ‎2 hours ago‎
In an effort to promote money saving culture among Tanzanians, Exim Bank Tanzania is running a sensitisation campaign to encourage its clients to open high return fixed deposit accounts.

MarketsChina's confidence trick: Success or failure?

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Shanghai Composite ended today with a 2.4 per cent gain, but the finishing figure doesn't begin to tell the tale of what happened.

Android Circuit: New Moto G Leak, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Revealed, Google ...

Forbes - ‎Jul 4, 2015‎
Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week's Android Circuit includes the fight between Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the leaked details of the Galaxy Note 5, details on the third-generation Moto G for 2015, ...

Airtel blames lack of mobile towers for call drops

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: With call drops becoming frequent, top telecom operator Bharti Airtel has blamed the lack of mobile towers for this problem, saying there is an urgent need to clear the 'misinformation' about their radiation effect.

Facebook's Future: Mark Zuckerberg Envisions Telepathic Social Network

Sentinel Republic - ‎1 hour ago‎
Those efforts are partly aimed at understanding the meaning of what people share and post on Facebook, Zuckerberg said Tuesday. Oh, you know, telepathy.

Microsoft unveils Skype for Business service preview in Office 365

The Next Digit - ‎8 hours ago‎
It would be good news for those, who use Skype video calling app for their business use. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveils that it will add “Skype for Business” to Office 365.

Samini tipped to win Mtv MAMA ''Evolution'' Award

GhanaWeb - ‎21 hours ago‎
Renowned for his live band renditions, Samini continues to make big strides in his genre of music, African dancehall; with over a decade of constant contribution to the music industry.

Selfies are history. Meet the velfie

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

Ugandan musician Charlie King to help youths get employment

NTV Uganda - ‎22 hours ago‎
Charlie King as he is popularly known returned to Uganda from Sweden in 2011 and has been involved in projects that help Ugandan youths improve their lot.

Kendall Jenner wows on the runway wearing a plunging gown during Paris ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
A fact that the 19-year-old proved once again when she walked the runway at the Atelier Versace Show during Paris Fashion Week on Sunday.

Uganda shifts giraffes to attract tourists

East African Business Week - ‎16 hours ago‎
ON THEIR WAY: The giraffes had to endure a 700 kilometre trip from Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda's largest park to Lake Mburo, which is the smallest measuring 260 square kilometers.

Soapbox: Evidence of climate change overwhelming

The Coloradoan - ‎Jul 3, 2015‎
Those who deny the existence of human-caused climate change continue to repeat discredited statistics, outlandish alternative “theories” and outright lies, most promulgated by “think tanks” funded by the fossil fuel industries who profit from the ...

The Philae Comet Could Be Home to Microbial Alien Life, Scientists Say

TIME - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Two top astronomers say the comet that is now home to the Philae lander could also be inhabited by microbial alien life. Several characteristics of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such as its organic-rich black crust, are best explained by the ...

NASA Pluto probe recovers from 'scary' meltdown and prepares for dangerous ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎52 minutes ago‎
The New Horizons probe has woken up after a mysterious shutdown and is preparing to embark upon the most risky part of its long mission.

Malnutrition brings terrible disease to Niger children

New Vision - ‎Jul 4, 2015‎
A young girl with Noma disease, poses in May 26, 2015 in the health centre of the NGO Sentinelles in Zinder, southern Niger. The Noma disease is a polymicrobial, often gangrenous infection due to several factors among which malnutrition, poor hygiene, ...

14 SA boys dead after botched circumcisions

New Vision - ‎4 hours ago‎
Boys from the Xhosa tribe who have undergone a circumcision ceremony walk near Qunu. (File photo). mail. img. newvision. mail; img.
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