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Haj pilgrims denounce IS 'virus' but still weary over US-led war

The Malay Mail Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Muslim pilgrims walk around the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 27, 2014. The haj is the world's largest gathering of Muslims and culminates late this week.

Why we can't ignore the protests in Hong Kong

CTV News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have propelled the small Chinese "Special Administrative Region" into the global spotlight, with many analysts marking them as a difficult political challenge to China's Communist government.

Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikers - ‎1 hour ago‎
Volcanic gases and ash billow from the peak crater of Mount Ontake in central Japan Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2014. Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at the Japanese volcano where dozens of ...

EBay plans PayPal spinoff in 2015

Baltimore Sun - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Scarlet Fu reports on eBay's plans to separate eBay and PayPal in 2015. New York School of Business Marketing Professor Scott Galloway also speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance.

China Finally Approves Apple's New iPhones

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale on Sept. 19 in the U.S. and nine other countries, including Hong Kong—but not in China.


Independent - ‎24 minutes ago‎
I wish to take this opportunity to thank you Madam Speaker and Honorable Members in approving my appointment as Prime Minister. I wish to also thank His Excellency the President for the trust and confidence in appointing me as Prime Minister.

Uganda Uncovers 'al-Qaida Prison Plot'

Naharnet - ‎1 hour ago‎
Uganda has intercepted communications between militants in the east African nation and al-Qaida groups in north Africa requesting help in a planned attack on a major Kampala prison, the country's police chief has revealed.

Case due to political meddling - Juju - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says his fraud and racketeering case is the result of extensive political meddling and has claimed National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana was almost fired for considering dropping ...

Nkandla process lies with Parliament - Madonsela

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Get to know all about the history, background and foundation of the ANC in this fascinating read. Now R90.00 buy now. Pretoria - The outcome of recommendations made by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report on the upgrades to President Jacob ...

Joburg to use barn owls in war on rats

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg has included barn owls in a R2.5 million plan to fight a rat infestation, the municipality said on Tuesday.

Minister appoints Innovations Council

Independent Online (blog) - ‎30 minutes ago‎
iol news pic Naledi Pandor Independent Newspapers Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor speaking at her offices at CSIR, Pretoria.

Terror plan's fatal flaw: picking one of the FBI's dirty dozen

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
WHEN Melbourne pizza shop employee Hassan El Sabsabi allegedly trawled the internet for a Western jihadist whom he could help pay to fight for terror groups in Syria, he made a mistake - he chose an American.

Afghans prepare to sign deal with US allowing troops to stay

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Afghanistan's new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S.

KCCA Launches e-Citie To Boast Revenue Collection

PC Tech Magazine - ‎6 hours ago‎
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has launched a new revenue collection system, code named e-Citie. The system will ease revenue collection.

Insurance industry raises concerns over money laundering law

NTV Uganda - ‎7 hours ago‎
The insurance industry has raised concern over some of the clauses in the anti-money laundering. The insurance industry has raised concern over some of the clauses in the Anti-Money Laundering Act.

Video claims to show sneak peek of Windows 9; Microsoft expected to announce ...

New York Daily News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Microsoft is starting back up. The computer giant is expected to launch its new operating system at a 1 p.m. EST event Tuesday. The update will replace last year's Windows 8, which was highly criticized for removing the Start Menu, a basic computer ...

Pole Pole targets the CRC rally title

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
The rally crew of Wilberforce Pole Pole and Michael Kizito has ruled out winning the National Rally Championship (NRC) title this year, but vowed to be crowned club man rally champion CRC at this weekend's Independence Rally in Wakiso and Luwero ...

Amanda Bynes: On Adderall During DUI Arrest, Off Her Anti-Psychotic Meds

The Hollywood Gossip - ‎4 hours ago‎
Troubled actress Amanda Bynes was under the influence of Adderall when she was arrested for DUI earlier this week, according to sources close to the case.

Nicki Minaj heading to Glasgow to host MTV EMA show at The Hydro

Scottish Daily Record - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE hip hop superstar will also perform at the star-studded bash on November 9 and took to social media this morning to share her delight at the news.

Philippines recovers eight paintings from Marcos family - ‎2 hours ago‎
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine authorities recovered on Tuesday more than a dozen paintings, including a work by Pablo Picasso, from an office and residences of lawmaker Imelda Marcos, a day after an anti-corruption court ordered their seizure.

Cabo Verde ranked second on Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Macauhub - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) has improved its ranking in the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIGA) for 2014 and regained took second place from Botswana, second only to Mauritius, according to information released Monday.

Manchester United deny Ander Herrera has been summoned over match-fixing ...

ITV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Man United have denied midfielder Ander Herrera is one of 20 players summoned by the Spanish authorities to answer questions about potential match-fixing.

Report: Wildlife Numbers Drop by Half Since 1970

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON—Earth lost half its wildlife in the past four decades, according to the most comprehensive study on animal populations to date, a far larger decline than has been previously reported.

Humans have 'an influence' on climate change: study

MSNBC - ‎12 minutes ago‎
A new report published this week by dozens of scientists confirms what Republican politicians dispute: that human-caused climate change is influencing weather patterns around the world.

Thailand creates robot to judge 'real Thai' food

Fox News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's former prime minister, was offered bad Thai food so much when she traveled the world that she created an initiative to standardize food with a Thai food robot, according to the NY Times.

Sierra Leone crowds mistakenly celebrate 'end of Ebola'

New Vision - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Sierra Leone's government was forced to issue a statement on Tuesday denying that Ebola had been defeated, after hundreds to took to the streets in provincIal towns to celebrate what they thought was the end of the epidemic.

Rains complicate delivery of Ebola supplies in West Africa

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎4 hours ago‎
Newly appointed US State Department's envoy to co-ordinate its Ebola response, Nancy Powell, says the rainy season in West Africa is compounding difficulties in getting supplies delivered and new treatment centres built.