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Uganda/Rwanda: Rwanda Appeals Against Uganda's U20 Player Identity Irregularity - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has lodged a formal complaint to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) accusing Uganda of committing fraud in the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations first round matches.

East Africa: Singapore to Use Dar Port As Gateway to East Africa

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎7 hours ago‎
Singapore Minister for Trade, Dr Koh Poh Koon, has said plans are underway to use Dar es Salaam Port as a trade link between his country and other East African countries.

South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missile crashes - ‎7 hours ago‎
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, salutes to the national flag during the National Security Council Meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Syria conflict: Aleppo in 'catastrophic' state says UN

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The UN says the situation in Syria's city of Aleppo is catastrophic, after dozens of people were killed in attacks on targets including a hospital.

Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.

In Smartphone Market, the Squeeze Is On

Wall Street Journal - ‎11 hours ago‎
SEOUL—Earnings reports this week may toll the bell for the decadelong smartphone bonanza. Samsung Electronics Co. SSNHZ 0.00 % , the world's biggest smartphone maker by shipments, reported strong mobile-profit gains Thursday—but goosed the ...

Ssekikubo case dismissed, referred back to Masaka court

New Vision - ‎12 hours ago‎
Ssekikubo's lawyers had raised an objection challenging the jurisdiction of the court to handle the matter. Lwemi 703x422. PIC: The scene outside the Constitional Court after Lwemiyaga MP-elect Theodore Ssekikubo (center) appeared before a panel of ...

28 Apr, 14:41 - Nsereko, Bahati Join Race for Deputy Speaker

Uganda Radio Network - ‎11 hours ago‎
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Burkina Faso court rescinds warrant against ex-President Compaore

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
OUAGADOUGOU, April 28 (Reuters) - A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast's parliament speaker, a senior court ...

Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, April 28 Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa.

Africa's longest-serving leader re-elected

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
The results announced by the National Election Commission showed his two closest rivals, Bonaventura Monsuy Asumu and Avelino Mocache Mehengap, trailing far behind with 1.5 percent each in last Sunday's vote.

D-Day for DA, Zuma

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
The court was scathing in its condemnation of the National Assembly, ruling that it had reneged on its obligations to the constitution by not holding Zuma accountable.

Frustration rises over American policies in South Sudan

Chicago Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar returned to Juba this week, eight months after he and his rival, President Salva Kiir, signed a peace deal that required him to go back to the capital and resume his post as first vice president.

EU reiterates continued support for AMISOM

New Vision - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Mogadishu - The European Union will continue supporting AMISOM in its efforts to stabilize Somalia despite the recent funding cut, the trade bloc's ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, has reiterated.

Silent voices of war: The untold stories of victims of violence in the Rwenzori region

NTV Uganda - ‎2 hours ago‎
The conflict in the districts of Kasese and Bundibugyo has claimed its numbers, leaving over a hundred dead and thousands others displaced in its span of over 20 years.

Somalia army clash with militants, at least 10 dead

Horseed Media - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Somalia army clash with militants, at least 10 dead Somali government soldiers clashed with al-Shabaab militants in the country's southwest Tuesday, leaving at least 8 soldiers dead, Horseed Media reports.

Tourism board to classify 3500 hotels into stars

New Vision - ‎6 hours ago‎
Vincent Mugaba, the head of public relations at UTB explained that hotels are being classified to allow tourists coming to Uganda know what to expect in terms of services when booking.

Kenya: Uganda, Tanzania Plotted to Lock Kenya From Oil Route Talks - ‎9 hours ago‎
Uganda and Tanzania conspired to deny Kenya a final presentation on the construction of a new regional pipeline before a deal on how to export oil out of the landlocked country was sealed.

Fenix International hits 60000 in solar leases for its ReadyPay Power

PC Tech Magazine - ‎12 hours ago‎
Fenix International, the largest provider of off-grid home solar in Uganda, announces that it has signed over 60,000 leases for its product, ReadyPay Power, since January 2014.

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Arab News - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.

Google Play is now labelling which apps contain ads

TechCrunch - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google has just made a change to its mobile application storefront, Google Play, which will help customers make better decisions about the apps they want to download: it's now displaying if an app contains advertisements.

Huawei launches P9 smartphone with P2i nano coating

ABP Live - ‎12 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Chinese technology giant Huawei have announced the launch of their latest flagship device using P2i nano coating technology.

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Could Have Power Of Notebook

ValueWalk - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Korean tech giant is reportedly finalizing the specs for its flagship Galaxy Note 6 phablet, and they make for impressive reading.

Samsung holds lead in flat global smartphone market

New Vision - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This file photo taken on March 15, 2016 shows Samsung Electronics' smartphone the Galaxy S7 edge displayed at its launch in Colombo on March 15, 2016.

Papa Wemba begins final journey home

Vanguard - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of mourners yesterday welcomed the body of Papa Wemba, one Africa's best known singers, back to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Government passed new anti-pornography legislation

NTV Uganda - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cabinet has approved new anti-pornography regulations that bar obscene publications and the staging of erotic and nude drama and dances in the country.

Police: No issues staffing security for Beyonce's Fla. concert

Police News - ‎7 hours ago‎
TAMPA, Fla. - The Super Bowl halftime show performed this year by Beyonce drew the ire of cops around the country, as many in the law enforcement community saw her act - and her music video “Formation” - as anti-police.

'Captain America: Civil War' Spoiler-Free Review: A Rare Superhero Movie Masterpiece

Tech Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
'Captain America: Civil War' features 12 Marvel superheroes as they fight among themselves on whether they should be subjected to oversight for their actions.

Kenya: Guilty as Charged, Say Ingwe as SportPesa Suspend Gor, AFC Sponsorship - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Nairobi - SportPesa have with immediate effect closed their financial taps on Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards by indefinitely suspending their sponsorship over incidences of hooliganism that have clouded the two sides in the past two weeks.

This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A research team had volunteers listen to stories told on “The Moth Radio Hour,' and used an M.R.I. machine to track the brain's activity.

Elon Musk's 2018 Mars Shot

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA has some exciting news: a crewed landing on Mars is less than 20 years away. But NASA also has some less exciting news: a crewed landing on Mars has been less than 20 years away for the last fifty years.

Workers feeling the heat as climate change slashes productivity

Bangkok Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
GENEVA - Climate change is exposing millions of workers to excessive heat, risking their health and income and threatening to erase more than $2.0 trillion in annual productivity by 2030, a UN report warned Thursday.

Solar Flare Is Beautiful, Terrifying in 4K High Def Video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

The Mary Sue - ‎2 hours ago‎
From Earth, the sun generally just looks like a big bright ball, but there's a lot of activity up there that we don't notice with our puny human eyes—especially because it's not exactly wise to look directly at the sun.

New cancer drug reverses intellectual disability in mice

New Vision - ‎15 hours ago‎
The drug, known as Nutlin-3, is currently in phase 1 trials for the eye cancer retinoblastoma, and has not been approved for widespread use.

Gene linked to youthful looks has been discovered, scientists claim

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Helen Mirren looking youthful at 70: variants in the MC1R gene seem to dictate how young a person appears to be. Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Media.

The Case for the 1-Minute Workout Is Getting Stronger

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
There's a lot of talk in the exercise world about high intensity interval training (HIIT) lately, which is exactly what it sounds like - alternating episodes of exercise with periods of less intensive activity or recovery.

Friends Are Better Than Morphine

TIME - ‎6 hours ago‎
Friends have the unique power to make us feel better, but a good friend gives you more than just a shoulder to cry on or a party companion.