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Nigeria`s Goodluck Jonathan publicly concedes election

Zee News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Nigeria`s Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday publicly conceded defeat in the presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to lead the nation.

Turkey hostage drama ends in deadly shoot-out

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Istanbul police chief Selami Altinok (R) flanked by Deputy Chief Prosecutor Orhan Kapici (L) speaks during a press conference after clashes on March 31.

Uganda postpones 'terror' trial after prosecutor killed - ‎3 hours ago‎
Trial of 13 men accused of Kampala bombings in 2010 put on hold after prosecutor shot dead in drive-by shooting. 31 Mar 2015 20:04 GMT | Africa, Uganda, Al-Shabab.

Donors pledge $3.8 billion to tackle Syria's humanitarian crisis: UN

ARA News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Geneva - In an international summit in the Kuwaiti capital, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that international donors have pledged “$3.8 billion to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Syria”.

Amnesty International Warns Against Death Sentences in Egypt, Nigeria

NDTV - ‎32 minutes ago‎
London: Egypt and Nigeria accounted for an "alarming rise" in the number of death sentences handed out around the world in 2014, often on the back of security concerns, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Legal fraternity, parliamentarians mourn Joan Kagezi

NTV Uganda - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Directorate of Public Prosecutions spoke highly of Kagezi, saying she contributed greatly during her time there. The manner in which the senior principal state attorney Joan Kagezi was killed, by two men riding on a motorcycle, has raised questions about ...

What a tree's name taught me about Lee Kuan Yew

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ceremonial pallbearers carrying the flag draped casket of Mr Lee Kuan Yew during the state funeral service at the University Cultural Centre on 29 March 2015.

United Nations, Myanmar Leader Hail Draft Peace Deal

NDTV - ‎6 hours ago‎
Myanmar President Thein Sein (Centre) looks on as nationwide ceasefire draft agreement is signed at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Yangon on March 31, 2015.

If Iran Doesn't Agree to These Three Things, Then We Are Better Off Without a Deal

Slate Magazine - ‎21 minutes ago‎
What are the differences that have Western and Iranian nuclear negotiators staying up all night? By Fred Kaplan. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) wait with others for a meeting at the ...

Kevin Hooks to direct Nelson Mandela mini-series for BET Networks

Entertainment Weekly (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
BET Network has brought on director Kevin Hooks to helm Madiba, its six-part mini-series based on books penned by South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela.

Niger: Troops prevent Boko Haram attack, destroy base

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - Soldiers fended off an attack on a border town in Niger by Boko Haram and destroyed a base used by the Islamic militants inside neighboring Nigeria in recent days, Niger said Tuesday.

20MW of solar energy to be added to national grid

New Vision - ‎16 hours ago‎
Principal Financial Analyst Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Vianney Mutyaba speaking to journalists on the tariff rates during the Electricity Regulatory Authority tariff review presentation to the media at the ERA headquarters Kampala on March 30, 2015.

Publicly traded companies race to appoint women director on board ahead of ...

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUMBAI: India's publicly traded companies are scrambling to comply with the market regulator's order that mandates at least one woman director on their boards, the deadline for which ends on April 1. A large numbers of companies are appointing wives of ...

Microsoft launches the Lumia 640 DTV and Lumia 640 XL in Brazil this week

Windows Central - ‎4 hours ago‎
Microsoft is launching two of their newest Windows Phone devices, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, this week in one of the operating system's biggest markets, Brazil.

Emirates helps African customers stay connected

African Business Review - ‎14 hours ago‎
Your Friend's Email*. Emirates helps African customers stay connected. Follow @AfricaBizReview on Twitter. Emirates airlines is helping its customers stay connected by providing free or very cheap Wi-Fi on 106 of its aircraft, with more being.

Lupita Nyong'o Is Filming Disney's 'Queen Of Katwe' Chess Biopic In Uganda ...

Okayafrica - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lupita Nyong'o is currently in Uganda to begin work on her next project, Disney's Queen of Katwe. The film will tell the story of Ugandan chess wunderkind Phiona Mutesi, whose rise to prominence in the international chess circuit was documented in a 2011 ...

A Holy Remembrance

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Palm Sunday at St. Mark's in the Bowery, we end our service with the Passion reading, the story of Jesus' last days and his crucifixion.

Comedy Central stands behind new 'Daily Show' host

The Australian Financial Review - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Comedy Central announced Monday that Noah, 31, would succeed Jon Stewart as anchor of The Daily Show, its satirical late-night news program, when Stewart steps down this year.

3 Reasons Why Jay Z's Tidal Could Change the Streaming Service Game

People Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jay Z's newest expansion of his empire is making headlines thanks to its ambitious plans and star-studded lineup. Tidal, the Scandinavian-based streaming service he recently bought for a reported $56 million, is poised to challenge bigger entities like Spotify ...

Ssentongo out of Pirates clash

SuperSport - ‎20 hours ago‎
URA face the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 deficit against Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Orlando Pirates without their top marksman Robert Ssentongo.

VVC to test bleeding GSP in struggle for fifth position| African Women Clubs ...

Kawowo Sports - ‎2 hours ago‎
GSP of Algeria ended the Kenyan dominance when they defeated Kenya Prisons 3-0 to win the 2014 title in Tunisia, Prison has won five titles in six years.

Researchers Used Luminescent Tampons To Track Sewage Leaks In Rivers

Geek Infinite - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tampons have been hailed by researchers as a powerful approach to identify pollution in rivers. A recent study led by David Lerner, a professor of environmental engineering at the University of Sheffield, helped identify particular households where pipes are ...

Brief moon eclipse coming April 4

The Sun Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
MIAMI: A brief total eclipse of the Moon may be visible on April 4 to skywatchers in western North America, Australia and East Asia, astronomers say.

A planet like Star Wars' Tatooine just became more science than fiction

CNET - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rocky planets that orbit a binary star system, like the fictional home of Luke Skywalker, were thought to be impossible, until now.

AIDS Commission Launches Resource Center

The Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
Despite all government interventions into averting HIV/AIDS in the country, Uganda is still rated among the top three countries in Africa with the highest prevalence whereby on a daily basis, close to 380 acquire the disease.

'Over 600000 new TB cases occur in Nigeria'

National Mirror - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the 2015 World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24th, amidst report that over 600,000 new cases of tuberculosis have occurred in Nigeria.

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New Vision - ‎9 hours ago‎
The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision ...

​Medieval garlic and bile potion kills MRSA superbug

CBS News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Could a 1,000-year-old concoction be the answer to stopping superbugs? Christina Lee, an Anglo-Saxon expert at the University of Nottingham, found the recipe for a remedy for eye infections in a 10th Century medical volume called Bald's Leechbook, one of ...

Pesticides On Fruits & Vegetables Linked To Poorer Semen Quality

Huffington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Men who eat more fruits and vegetables with pesticide residue have lower sperm counts and a lower percentage of normal sperm, according to a new study.
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