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Ottawa shootout an attack on all Canadians: PM

Hamilton Spectator - ‎9 minutes ago‎
A terror attack in Ottawa struck at the heart of Hamilton's military community Wednesday morning, with the death of a young Hamilton reservist shot by a gunman who opened fire on Parliament Hill.

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

The Straits Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AFP) - US-led air strikes in Syria were reported to have killed more than 500 militants in a month, as fighting raged in the embattled border town of Kobane.

AfriForum to lay charges against Julius Malema

Citizen - ‎2 hours ago‎
Criminal charges will be laid against EFF leader Julius Malema for allegedly assaulting a Limpopo man, AfriForum deputy chief executive Ernst Roets said on Thursday.

More people in US being watched for Ebola symptoms

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
As many as ten people in the Seattle area and Connecticut, many of whom arrived recently from West Africa, are the latest in the United States being watched for Ebola symptoms.

Google launches reinvented Inbox email system

Inquirer - ‎29 minutes ago‎
GOOGLE HAS OUTED a new email app called, not that imaginatively, 'Inbox' which is almost a mixture of Google Now and Gmail.

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'abducts more women and girls'

BBC News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigeria's north-eastern Adamawa state have been abducted by suspected militants, residents say.

10 suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists appear in court

NTV Uganda - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 10 terrorism suspects who were arrested in September from Kisenyi, a Kampala suburb, have appeared again at Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court for the mention of their case.

Is Uganda's Yoweri Museveni indispensable?

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Being in the 91.3 Capital FM studios on Saturday 18th October for the Capital Gang hosted by Mr. Oscar Semweya Musoke reminded me of the saying- a good anvil does not fear the hammer.

We're on the government's hit list - Botswana opposition leader

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change denies the claim of the Botswana opposition leader being on a hit list as a publicity stunt.

Minimum Wage: NLC Says Senate Has Lost Trust Of Nigerian Workers

Isa Aremu The Vice President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Isa Aremu, on Thursday informed the Senate that it had lost the confidence of Nigerian workers following its decision to move minimum wages issues from exclusive list to concurrent list.

Zimbabwe varsity students kick against ban on Kissing

The News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Zimbabwe students' union on Thursday made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country's top university.

Iran, Sextet Hold 2nd Day of Expert Talks

Tasnim News Agency - ‎1 hour ago‎
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new round of expert-level talks between delegations from Iran and the group of six world powers entered the second day in a row in Vienna as the negotiating parties try to sort out differences over various issues to secure a ...

UPDATE 2-Japan PM's new minister hit by scandal over racy bar bill

Reuters - ‎37 minutes ago‎
(Adds minister comments, more details). By Mari Saito. TOKYO Oct 23 (Reuters) - Japan's new trade minister on Thursday called his support group's spending at a racy bar "inappropriate," but declined to sell shares in Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the ...

'New phase' in Swedes' sub hunt - ‎4 hours ago‎
STOCKHOLM - A six-day-long search for a suspected submarine in Swedish territorial waters near the capital of Stockholm entered a "new phase" Wednesday, the Swedish military said.

High bandwidth costs impede internet penetration in Uganda

NTV Uganda - ‎4 hours ago‎
The challenge in increasing internet penetration is the cost of data at wholesale which has driven retail data prices up making it affordable to many.

Youth Demand Govt Withdraws BBC Licence - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of youth yesterday staged a protest to demonstrate their disapproval of a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary they say is an attempt to revise the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, demanding that government cancels the public ...

Municipal bonds good, but let's look at implications

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
I recently read in one of Uganda's dailies that the Kampala Capital City Authority (“KCCA”) seeks to issue municipal bonds to raise much needed revenues for development purposes.

siliconANGLE » Lufthansa quits computers, outsources IT operations to IBM

SiliconANGLE (blog) - ‎25 minutes ago‎
small__5880472625 IBM Corp has just bagged its biggest new customer of the year in the shape of Germany's flagship air carrier Lufthansa AG.

Microsoft showcases 'Garage' apps - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Microsoft Garage developer holding an Android phone, showing a Microsoft-developed lockscreen app. Credit: Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures.

Microsoft launches $50 Xbox One Kinect to PC adapter

HEXUS - ‎2 hours ago‎
Microsoft has launched a new adapter hardware kit which allows people to connect an Xbox One Kinect sensor to their Windows 8/8.1 PCs.

Microsoft beefs up security features in Windows 10

TechRadar UK - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will include two-factor authentication, commonly known as 2FA, as default. A blog post published by Jim Alkove, who leads Windows' Enterprise Program management team at Microsoft, shed more light on other ...

Sharon O Turns 29, Happy BD

Uganda Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Our Esther Akankwasa, Nigeria's Lillian and Kenya's Sabina were on Sunday evicted from the Big Brother Africa house ending their dream of winning the $300,000 prize money.

Times Writers Group: Christians see plenty of faith tests

St. Cloud Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Are these the end times? No one can say with certainty, but even the Gospels point to wars, natural disasters, pestilence, false prophets, stress and rebellion, even within families, as warnings.

UEFA chief Platini hits out at 'insulting' CAF allegations

Ahram Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Peace has been declared between Uefa president Michel Platini and his African counterpart Issa Hayatou after the Frenchman reacted angrily to suggestions that he had interfered in the affairs of the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

Cameroon & Nigeria to meet in final

BBC Sport - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cameroon will meet Nigeria in the final of the African Women's Championship after both teams won their semi-finals by a 2-1 scoreline.

Wild Chimps Have Become Nighttime Crop Raiders to Cope With Their ...

Science World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wild chimps may be developing innovative strategies in order to cope with living in disturbed habitat. (Photo : University of St Andrews).

A dinosaur mystery is solved, 70 million years later

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
In July 1965, two gigantic fossilized dinosaur arms replete with menacing claws were unearthed in the remote southern Gobi desert of Mongolia.

Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be ...

Huffington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
A chorus of lawmakers and candidates have called for an Ebola travel ban. (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images).

Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to Rwandan authorities daily.
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