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Muhoozi Kainerugaba officially decorated as Major General

NTV Uganda - ‎3 hours ago‎
Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the leader of the Special Force Command (SFC), and son to president Yoweri Museveni, has been officially decorated, following his recent promotion to the rank of Major General, in a ceremony held at Ministry of defense headquarters ...

FDC Fails to Agree on Naming Leader of Opposition

Uganda Radio Network - ‎9 hours ago‎
Nandala Mafabi FDC party Secretary General consoling some of the youths who stormed NEC meeting Login to license this image from 1$.

Kyambogo student arrested for murder

New Vision - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Jinja road police has started investigating the manner in which a Kyambogo student stabbed to death a fellow student. Felix Mutai, a first year student of Kyambogo University allegedly stabbed Sia Zedrick, 24, a second year student of the same university.

Kenya arrests two over 'IS' bomb plot

New Vision - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kenyan police said Wednesday they had arrested two suspected members of an Islamic State affiliate plotting bomb attacks, weeks after arresting other members of the alleged gang.

Erias Lukwago: I cannot wait to start my new term of office

NTV Uganda - ‎10 hours ago‎
Lukwago said he also expects the city authority clear his salary arrears which amount to around Shs500M. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.

Microsoft to cut nearly 1800 jobs in mobile

AOL News - ‎45 minutes ago‎
As smartphone sales continue to plummet for Microsoft, so does the number of Microsoft Mobile employees. This time, more than 1,800 jobs will be cut, with nearly 1,400 of those cuts happening for Nokia employees at Microsoft Mobile Oy in Finland.

Investigations into rape case against MUK don complete

New Vision - ‎59 minutes ago‎
A prosecutor in the case in which a Makerere University Professor Christopher Bakuneta, 58, is accused of raping a second year student of the institution has informed Law Development Centre (LDC) court that investigations in the case are nearly complete.

Uganda: Col Besigye Mistreatment Proves Colonialists Better Than Museveni

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
On Friday May 20, Kampala lord mayor Erias Lukwago and I visited Col Kizza Besigye at Luzira Maximum Security prison. Maximum Security, which is also referred to as Upper Prison, is one of the four detention centres in Luzira.

Parents to sue UNEB over withheld results

KFM - ‎6 hours ago‎
Parents of students who sat for the 2015 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education 2015 at Mbale comprehensive High School in Mbale district have threatened to sue the school over their children's examinations results.

Oulanyah rival abducted from his home

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Simon Tolit Akecha has lost out to Jacob Oulanyah in the last two elections, contesting the outcome on both occasions. Simon Tolit Akecha, who is contesting the declaration of Jacob Oulanyah the Deputy Speaker of Parliament as the winner of Omoro ...

Nigeria: Appeal Court Dismisses Kanu, Others Appeal

AllAfrica.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Abuja - The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed the appeal that was lodged before it by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

Food parcels are not ANC electioneering, Ramaphosa says

BDlive - ‎57 minutes ago‎
DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament on Wednesday that the government's poverty relief mechanisms should not be mistaken for ANC electioneering on the road to the local government polls.

Kenyan Troops Kill al-Shabaab Militants in Deadly Firefight in Somalia

VICE News - ‎5 minutes ago‎
A Kenya Defense Force soldier runs for cover near the perimeter wall fending off an al-Shabaab attack in Kenya in 2015. (Photo by Noor Khamis/Reuters).

Zimbabwe's one million man march: 'a ridiculous partisan project'

Deutsche Welle - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Thousands of young Zimbabweans have marched in Harare in support of President Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwean human rights activist Dirk Frey called the march a waste of time, energy and money.

Merkel says she is 'not worried' about EU-Turkey migrant deal

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 25 brushed off concerns about a landmark EU-Turkey deal designed to stem the flow of migrants to Europe after critical comments by her Turkish counterpart.

It's time to realize African unity

New Vision - ‎7 hours ago‎
At 01:45 AM in the morning of April 4, 2016, I was awakened by a sharp reverberating, blowing masculine voice in a dream, speaking three times: “Africa must unite”, before it gently dissipated!

Namugongo ready for Martyrs' day

The Observer (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Since Pope Francis left the Namugongo Catholic martyrs shrine last November, activities at the place have been minimal. When The Observer visited the place on May 6 and May 13, it was evident that the marathon reconstruction activities that preceded ...

MPs should listen to the president

New Vision - ‎6 hours ago‎
First, I understand the position of our MPs in respect to getting adequate facilitation to do their work. Patrick 703x422. By Patrick Kiconco Katabaazi The recent decision by President Yoweri Museveni to send back the Income tax (Amendment Bill) 2016 ...

Africa: High-Voltage Power Line to Zambia On Drawing Board

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Zambian President Edgar Lungu delivers a keynote address at the opening of the African Development Bank (AfDB) board annual meeting at the Mulungushi Conference Centre in Lusaka.

Air transport still safest despite recent mishaps

New Vision - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Pieces of belongings, life vests, and aircraft parts and so on, have been retrieved. Which indicates that these items are from this missing aircraft.

FCA Canada's Reid Bigland now head of Alfa Romeo, Maserati

CBC.ca - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles Canada president and CEO Reid Bigland has a bigger portfolio within the company. Alfa Romeo and Maserati are now his responsibility, too.

Microsoft's Xbox TV leaked ahead of official reveal next month

Daily Star - ‎32 minutes ago‎
MICROSOFT'S E3 plans may have just been blown wide open by the same source who leaked their Xbox Elite controller last year. 0. By James Wright / Published 25th May 2016.

Is it time for Twitter to drop its 140-character limit?

PRWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
As the company struggles to grant users more space, why not bust out of self-imposed prison altogether? News. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0.

A phone that looks like it's from Fisher-Price is about to take India by storm

Mashable - ‎1 hour ago‎
If you missed Robin's release earlier this year, here's a refresher: Boasting good specs and a refreshing teal-colored plastic design, the phone's main feature is its innovative integration of cloud storage.

Google set to kill passwords by end of this year with 'Project Abacus'

The Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
The 'Trust API', part of 'Project Abacus', was unveiled at Google's I/O developer conference, and is set to be tested by a number of large financial institutions in June, the Guardian reports.

BIDCO donates towards Abel Dhaira run

New Vision - ‎5 hours ago‎
Fasial Mayemba with BIDCO general manager Ghosh Suvjarit after sealing the partnership. Photo by Doreen Musingo. BIDCO Uganda has contributed sh2m and 300 t-shirts towards the Abel Dhaira Marathon.

Uganda: KCCA Are Champions

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
KCCA coach Mike Mutebi is thrown high up by his players after the team won the Azam Uganda Premier League title. By Andrew Mwanguhya.

Simba relegated from Azam Premier League

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Simba FC became the third team to be relegated from the Azam Uganda Premier League. Despite their 2-0 win against Saints on Tuesday, the Army side needed Lweza who were above them to lose.

Caesar Okhuti on new UPL entrants Onduparaka

NTV Uganda - ‎9 hours ago‎
Arua-based team Onduparaka, which has recently been promoted after successfully navigating its way through the murky waters of the FUFA Big League.

Lorenzen trains with Uganda Cranes for the first time

New Vision - ‎1 hour ago‎
The forward is put through his paces alongside follow Cranes players at Namboole Stadium. Photo by Julius Senyimba. International Friendly.

Ancient beer recipe found by archaeologists in China

CNBC - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A beer recipe roughly 5,000 years old has been uncovered in China - and researchers call the finding "surprising" because it means people there were importing a critical ingredient from thousands of miles away.

ISS Milestone: 10 Images From 100000 Orbits

InformationWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
The International Space Station, which has been continuously occupied for more than 15 years, recently celebrated its 100,000th orbit around the Earth.

South Africa: Environmental Affairs Minister Attends United Nations Environment Assembly, 25 May

AllAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa leaves for Kenya today, 25 May 2016, to participate in a High Level Segment of the Second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 26 - 27 May 2016.

AIDS Alabama expands service to address growing mental health need

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com - ‎35 minutes ago‎
AIDS Alabama is expanding its service. It comes at a time when the Centers for Disease has named the southeast as ground zero for the HIV epidemic.

Sh306b lost to five diseases every year

New Vision - ‎May 24, 2016‎
At least one of these diseases is present in all 47 countries of the WHO's African region. Jntd 703x422. Residents of Kamuli washing their feet during a jigger treatment exercise.

Yellow Fever Epidemic Threatens Spread from Angola to China

Drug Discovery & Development - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Map showing the distribution of Aedes aegypti across Africa and the Asia-Pacific region (areas shaded pink). The red outline delineates yellow fever-endemic regions.

Balloon-in-a-pill might be new weight loss tool

CBS News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A new ingestible and inflatable balloon system seems to be a noninvasive way to fill up the stomach and curb appetite, researchers report.
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