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Corruption in Kenya 'worse than ever' - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nairobi: Corruption in Kenya is sliding out of control, veteran anticorruption activist and whistle-blower John Githongo has warned in an interview following a scathing audit of government finances.

Burundi presidential aide Nshimirimana killed in attack

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A close aide of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has been killed in an attack on his car in the capital, Bujumbura. Gen Adolphe Nshimirimana was a former army chief of staff and intelligence chief.

UPDATE 1-Egypt postpones Al Jazeera retrial verdict to Aug. 29

Reuters - ‎17 minutes ago‎
... * Second time retrial verdict has been postponed. * Lawyer says is to avoid clash with Kerry visit, canal gala. * Journalists were initially jailed for up to 10 years (Adds Amal Clooney statement, Shukri comment on journalists).

Club patron attacked at Guvnor, dies of injuries

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
KAMPALA - The famous night spot, Guvnor, in Industrial Area, was Sunday morning the scene of an unfortunate incident when a patron died of his injuries after he was smashed with a glass.

Calais migrants: What beefed-up security measures has Cameron promised?

Irish Examiner - ‎49 minutes ago‎
British Prime Minister David Cameron and French president Francois Hollande have been on the phone. The topic of discussion? The “migrant crisis” in the Channel port of Calais, where thousands of desperate people are causing transport chaos by ...

Uganda Golf open provides thrills and spills

East African Business Week - ‎5 hours ago‎
Minister Fred Omach (L) hands over a cheque to overall Tusker Malt Pro-Am winner, David Wakhu. Next to him is UBL MD, Nyimpini Mabunda (2R).

Okutumbula eby'obulamu: Museveni agguddewo eddwaliro e Najjeera

NTV Uganda - ‎22 hours ago‎
Pulezidenti Yoweri Museveni awadde ab'e Wakiso amagezi nti mu kulonda okujja balonde ababaka abasaanidde olwo nga lwebanaafuna obuweereza.


Coastweek - ‎7 hours ago‎
KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) -- Ugandan former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has announced that he will run as an independent candidate in the country's presidency in the 2016 polls.

NRM registers a thousand contesting for parliament

NTV Uganda - ‎21 hours ago‎
Statistics prove that at least seven contestants will seek the seat in each constituency within the NRM primaries. The ruling NRM party has this year registered 1,750 people seeking to contest for parliamentary seats across the country.

'Zambia, Malawi bedfellows'

Times of Zambia - ‎38 minutes ago‎
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says it is Government's wish that Zambia and Malawi continue collaborating in areas of economic and political interest.

One UN peacekeeper killed, 8 injured, in Central African Republic

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
BANGUI, Central African Republic - A United Nations spokesman says one peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured after they came under attack by unidentified armed men in the capital.

Social Spending Crucial For Poverty Reduction – Osinbajo

Leadership Newspapers - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said social spending by governments at all levels was crucial in plans to eliminate poverty in the country.

Myanmar floods leave at least 47 dead - ‎2 hours ago‎
WEEKS of heavy rain in Myanmar have left at least 47 people dead and damaged farmland, government officials and media report. MORE than 212,000 hectares of farmland in 12 out of 15 states and divisions across the country were seriously affected by ...

UK plane crash kills members of Bin Laden family, police say

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
An Embraer Phenom 300 jet similar to the one that crashed on Friday, July 31, 2015, at a car auction site in England. Key Facts. Saudi ambassador to London offers his condolences to the bin Laden family over the crash.

More aircraft debris on Reunion raise hopes of MH370 find

Financial Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A second piece of suspected plane debris has washed ashore on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as a wing part found nearby suspected to have come from missing flight MH370 arrived in France for analysis.

Kenya marathon stars march for peace

Bangkok Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
KAINUK (KENYA) - John Kelai became a runner to escape a hard and dangerous life in northern Kenya, where three of his uncles were killed in armed cattle raids when he was a teenager.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus images leak ahead of Unpacked event

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Samsung is likely to announce Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus at its Unpacked event in New York on August 13. This will be a stark contrast to the traditional Galaxy Note launch at IFA, Berlin.

US job market set for more than just 'some' attention - ‎3 hours ago‎
London: Now that US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen has made it clear she's looking out for “some” improvement in the job market before voting for the first Fed interest rate rise in nearly a decade, so is everyone else.

Go home: Bharti Airtel to cut staff numbers in Africa - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Bharti Airtel is reportedly set to reduce its headcount in Africa by between 15 and 20 per cent this year, including the departure of 20 senior executives in the region.

Windows 10: Microsoft under attack over privacy

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Visitors try out Windows 10 at a launch event in Seoul. The new operating system is being criticised for default settings that send personal information to Microsoft among other complaints.

Clatthe 'smells' ARC title

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
JASSY Singh's hopes for a second African Rally Championship (ARC) title suffered a major setback yesterday in Kigali, Rwanda, when Jaspreet Chatthe emerged victorious in the Gorilla Mountain Rally.

Windows 10's usage share jumps 4x in three days

Computerworld - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft's Windows 10 got off to a roaring start in its first few days, with its initial usage share handily trumping that of the firm's last free upgrade, Windows 8.1, data from a Web analytics vendor showed.

Final Fantasy 15 Has Been A Really Great Project For Us – Square Enix

GamingBolt - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Hopefully the finished product is as good for gamers as the project was for the company. 02nd, Aug. 2015 | Posted In News | By Oliver VanDervoort · Final Fantasy 15 Cindy.

Jenny Block declares: Love me, Tinder — dating in the age of apps

Dallas Voice - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
JennyBlock Some argue that Tinder will be the demise of love and dating - that the ease and speed of swipe-right/swipe-left makes it too easy to both accept and dismiss a seemingly endless supply of dating possibilities.

British singer Cilla Black dies at 72

Financial Express - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Cilla Black, the iconic television star and 1960s popular British singer promoted by The Beatles who enjoyed a 50-year show-business career, has died aged 72.

The 2015 Man Booker longlist – migrants, Bob Marley, but few major names

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life has left readers 'transfixed'. Photograph: Sophia Evans for the Observer. Alex Clark. Sunday 2 August 2015 05.00 EDT.

Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs

The Indian Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
Italian financial police said they stopped Snoop Dogg at the Lamezia Terme airport in Calabria with USD 422,000 in cash. Comments.

Tanzania's Azam FC secure first Cecafa club title

BBC Sport - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Tanzanian side Azam FC secured their first Cecafa Kagame Club Championship, beating Gor Mahia 2-0 in Dar es Salaam. The team managed by Englishman Stewart Hall scored either side of half-time through skipper John Bocco and Ivory Coast import ...

Electric Egyptian Kahraba too hot for Uganda

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG: Egypt moved closer this weekend to a record-extending 12th Olympic Games football appearance by an African country while their star Kahraba confirmed he is a master goal-poacher.

Brazil thieves steal, then return, footballer's medal

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Thieves in Brazil stole a gold medal won by a member of the football mad country's woman's football team - then gave it back.

HitchBOT vandalized in Philadelphia, fans worldwide outraged - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Even though hitchBOT's U.S. tour was cut short by vandalism, the celebrity status of the selfie-loving social media darling remains strong.

Woodlice may have personalities as well, researchers suggest

Techie News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have, for the first time, investigated whether terrestrial isopods like woodlice have personality traits and results indicate that these insects may have personalities such as boldness, and shyness.

Bees naturally vaccinate their babies: scientists

Livemint - ‎3 hours ago‎
Researchers understanding how bees vaccinate their babies has opened the door to creating the first edible and natural vaccine for insects.

NASA captures Earth flyby of 'space peanut'

India Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
On July 24, the asteroid made its closest approach to Earth at a distance of about 7.2 million kms, or about 19 times the distance from Earth to the moon.

Ebola vaccine is a game-changer

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists have finally developed a vaccine that can protect patients against the deadly Ebola virus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Friday that one of the candidate vaccines developed in a research project by pharmaceutical company ...

India to overtake China as world's most populous nation

Times of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
India will overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2022, says a new UNA report that revises its previous estimates, which put the date around 2028.

More evidence shows standing helps your health

New York Daily News - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
Making small changes to a sedentary lifestyle can have a big impact on health. Being healthier may be found in something as simple as standing more and sitting less at work, said a study Friday.

Uganda can defeat HIV – Mrs. Museveni

New Vision - ‎Aug 1, 2015‎
Emorimor Papa Iteso greets the First lady and minister for Karamoja affairs, Janet Museveni in Soroti on July 31, 2015. Photos/ Godfrey Ojore.
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