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LIVE: The 2nd Uganda Presidential debate

Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
Today, Ugandans witnessed their first LIVE TV debate involving all the Presidential Candidates. The debate was organised by the Elders Forum, the Uganda Inter-religious Council of Uganda and sponsored by UNDP Uganda.

Liberia's president in Uganda for polls

New Vision - ‎9 hours ago‎
Sirleaf's special representative, Yvette Chesson-Wureh revealed on Saturday that the Liberian president was taking part in Uganda's polls as an observer under the Women's Situation Room.

CAF Champions League: Vipers 1 Enyimba 0

New Vision - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Vipers could have taken an even better cushion to Nigeria if Ssekisambu hadn't blown an open chance two minutes before his goal.

Russia decries 'new Cold War' as East-West tensions cloud talks

Daily Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
MUNICH: The world has plunged into a “new Cold War”, the Russian premier said Saturday, as Moscow came under attack at a global security gathering over its targeting of moderate rebels in Syria.

Pope calls out drug trade in Mexico

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY - Pope Francis called on Mexico's elected leaders to provide basic rights to their citizens and blamed individualism as the root of the country's most pressing challenges, including rampant corruption and ongoing drug violence.

Central Africans head to polls to vote for peace

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGUI Central African Republic votes on Sunday in elections seen as a crucial step toward restoring democratic rule and ending years of violence that have left the impoverished nation split along religious faultlines.

13 Feb, 17:11 - NRM Cash Splits Supporters in Luweero Villages

Uganda Radio Network - ‎11 hours ago‎
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Minister Byandala, Luweero Youths Clash over War Talk

Uganda Radio Network - ‎11 hours ago‎
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Disabled Namata makes family proud by excelling in UACE exams

NTV Uganda - ‎17 hours ago‎
Namata, who was born with malformed limbs living reaped the fruits of years of hard work and study to score 17 points. 19 year old Christine Namata is celebrating her good results from the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education examinations.

Presidential candidates set sights on Kampala as campaigns wind down

NTV Uganda - ‎17 hours ago‎
Presidential Candidates continue to converge in the city causing traffic snarl-ups and crowding as they continue to hunt for votes.

ABUJA MAFIA AND BUDGET 2016: How Buhari's inaction aided a crooked process

Vanguard - ‎33 minutes ago‎
“In a sick country, every step to health is an insult to those who live on its sickness” - Bernard Malamud, in the FIXER. President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; advisers and ministers still operate in the belief that good intentions ...

Six UN peacekeepers among 9 killed in Mali

The Hindu - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Six UN peacekeepers were killed and some 30 wounded on Friday when suspected Islamists attacked their base in northern Mali, officials said, while three Malian soldiers died in an ambush as jihadists intensify attacks in the restive region.

Grade 12 qualification final

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
PRESIDENT Lungu says the requirement for Grade 12 school certificate in the new constitution for members of Parliament and councillors is final and even if Parliament was to amend the provision, he would not sign it.

Boko Haram: Dozens dead in Nigeria village raids despite claims the terror group has been largely defeated

ABC Online - ‎43 minutes ago‎
At least 30 people have reportedly been killed in fresh Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigeria, again calling into question President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that his country has largely defeated the jihadist group.

Turkish FM: No decision made for anti-ISIL ground operation in Syria

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir (R) greets his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Dec 29.

Taiwan quake death toll at 116 as search ends

Manila Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAIPEI - The death toll from an earthquake that struck southern Taiwan a week ago stood at 116 by Saturday, and the searching has come to an end as the missing were all accounted for.

Turkey strikes Kurdish militia in Syria, demands it withdraw

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey's military shelled Kurdish militia targets in northern Syria on Saturday and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu demanded that the group withdraw from the area in a move that further complicated the conflict across the NATO member's ...

Burundi government has nationwide protests against Rwanda

Financial Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Thousands of Burundians today participated in government-sanctioned demonstrations against neighboring Rwanda whom it accuses of supporting a rebellion to topple Burundi's president.

Uganda can perform better in global business rankings – World Bank

New Vision - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
According to the Doing Business 2016 report, Uganda has the most improved business environment in Africa. Psfu 703x422. The country director of World Bank Group in Uganda, Christina Malmberg Calvo (left) hands over plaque to the Public Affairs and ...

Is this the death of Twitter?

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Twitter's user growth has flat-lined while competitors like Instagram and Snapchat continue to grow. Twitter forecasts earnings between $595 million and $610 million for next quarter, significantly lower than what analysts expected.

Rebound: Oil prices rise more than $3 on hope of output cut

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Oil prices soared on the last day of the week, with the US crude rebounding from a 2003 low, on reports that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was willing to organise output cuts that could ease the global oversupply.

Deutsche Bank flexes financial muscle with mega bond buyback - ‎17 hours ago‎
The group said it would repurchase up to USD 5.4 billion of its own outstanding bonds, adding that its liquidity position is comfortable enough to carry out the buyback.

Google kills off Picasa to focus its efforts on Google Photos

PCWorld - ‎6 hours ago‎
Well, it had a good run. On Friday, Google announced that it would discontinue the popular Picasa photo management tool in order to put all its efforts toward its newer Google Photos service.

India says "no" to Facebook's "free" Internet for the poor

The Keene Sentinel - ‎46 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI - India's telecom regulator said this week that service providers cannot charge discriminatory prices for Internet services, a blow to Facebook's global effort to provide low-cost Internet to developing countries.

AT&T's Strategy Is One Part Innovation, One Part Inspiration

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - AT&T is pulling out the stops to persuade people about futuristic plans for its network - and itself. Sometimes that means pushing new technology, and sometimes it means that executives show a little vulnerability, something rare in ...

Now, turn your smartphone into earthquake detector

Economic Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Researchers have developed an app that can turn smartphones into a worldwide seismic network that could eventually warn users of impending jolts from a nearby earthquake.

The Joy of the Lord

Vanguard - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Many Christians have been led to expect that Jesus gives the joy of the world. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Are you joyful?

How the New York Fashion Week came to be - ‎14 hours ago‎
The world will watch outrageous designs strut down the runway this week. But how did the Big Apple become one of the great fashion centres of the modern world?

Point Blank: Mabirizi gears up for round 2 of debate

NTV Uganda - ‎18 hours ago‎
Mabirizi who came off as the worst performer in the 1st debate blames his woes on the organizers who he claims did not brief him on what to expect.

CAF Confederation Cup: Khartoum Watani 0 SC Villa 1

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ugandan side SC Villa returned to the continental stage in style by earning a vital win away in the CAF Confederation Cup. They defeated Sudan side Khartoum Watani 1-0 at Khartoum Stadium Saturday evening.

Kenya: New Dawn As Mwendwa Takes Charge At FKF - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Nairobi - It's a new dawn for Kenyan football after Kariobangi Sharks chairman Nick Mwendwa was elected the new Football Kenya Federation President for a four year term.

CAF U-20 qualifiers: Uganda Hippos draw Rwanda

Kawowo Sports - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Uganda U-20 football team (Hippos) will play Rwanda in the first round of Orange Confederation of Africa Federation U-20 championship qualifiers come April 2016.

Nasarawa United tackles Generation Foot in Abuja

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
All is set for today's CAF Confederation Cup first round, first leg encounter between Nigeria's Nasarawa United FC and AS Academie Generation Foot of Senegal, at the National Stadium, Abuja.

Making waves: how British scientists played a crucial role in an astronomical breakthrough

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, two massive collapsed stars - known as black holes - collided. The resulting explosion created ripples in the fabric of spacetime.

Increasing water on land slowing down rising seas

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: While ice sheets and glaciers continue to melt, climate change over the past decade has caused Earth's continents to soak up and store an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water in soils, lakes and underground aquifers -- temporarily slowing the ...

Return of the quagga

Citizen - ‎15 hours ago‎
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Wellington, about 90 km from Cape Town. In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to ...

Air pollution kills millions annually, mostly in China, India

Kaumudi Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: More than 5.5 million people die prematurely each year due to air pollution with over half of those deaths occurring in China and India, two of the world's fastest-growing economies, according to a new research.

Zika likely to spread to large Brazilian cities: expert

Daily Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
BRASMLIA: The Zika virus, linked to a surge in infants born with abnormally small heads, is likely to spread this year to Brazil's densely populated cities where it has barely surfaced, a top health official said.

The Zika Virus: Unlocking Its Secrets

CBS Local - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - “Figuring out what's unique about Zika, is at least on my list, top priority,” says University of Pittsburgh virologist Carolyn Coyne, PhD.

I'm a junior doctor who's used to seeing injustice - so I know how Cameron will save Jeremy Hunt from our ire

The Independent - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Being the youngest of the three brothers, learning a sense of injustice became the quintessential tool to surviving sibling rivalry.

Men face higher risk of cancers linked to oral sex

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, researchers say.