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Museveni arrives for State-of-the Nation Address

New Vision - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Yoweri Museveni will deliver the State-of- the Nation Address to Parliament. The function will be held this afternoon at the Kampala Serena Hotel International Conference Centre.

Food prices push inflation up in May

New Vision - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The annual headline inflation hit to 5.4% at the end of May 2016 from 5.1% a month earlier due to a rise in core inflation and food prices according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).

Denis Onyango voted South Africa's best

New Vision - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Onyango beat Moeneeb Josephs (Bidvest Wits) and Shu-aib Walters (MP Black Aces) to the award. Denis Onyango was voted the best goalkeeper of the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) during the 2016 Awards held at the Emperor's Palace in ...

Police ask for Lord Mayor Elect Lukwago's swearing in Postponement

KFM - ‎22 hours ago‎
The Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura has asked Kampala Capital City Authority to re-schedule the swearing in of the lord mayor and councilors due to many activities that require police presence.

With the most slaves globally, India improves response to the scourge: study

Daily Mail - ‎28 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India has the most slaves in the world with over 18 million people trapped in debt bondage, forced into marriage, sold to brothels or born into servitude, according to a global slavery index, which noted ...

One year on -- Beijing's strictest smoking ban

Xinhua - ‎34 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, May 31, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Dancers perform a square dance during an event to promote the World No-Tobacco Day in Beijing, capital of China, May 31, 2016.

Uganda Accused of Redeploying in South Sudan

AllAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
South Sudan's armed opposition has accused Ugandan troops of allegedly crossing back into South Sudan and redeploying inside the country in violation of the August 2015 peace agreement which demanded their withdrawal.

Kampala residents express frustration over inconviniences during VIP visits

NTV Uganda - ‎16 hours ago‎
By Monday morning, three major Kampala roads were awash with blockades as the police doubled its boots on the ground along major roads leading into the city centre.

Mantashe: ANC local government candidate lists completed

Independent Online - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - The African National Congress (ANC) candidate lists for local government elections has been compiled and scrutinised to ensure all requirements were met, the ruling party said on Tuesday.

Scrap nomination fees - Nawakwi

postzambia.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
EDITH Nawakwi says the Electoral Commission of Zambia should scrap nomination fees for all candidates in the August 11 general elections because they are unnecessary.

Niger Basin Authority pledges to preserve, boost potential of region

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Niger Basin Authority has pledged to implement an Operational Plan that would preserve the region and enable it meet its full potential.

Vuwani remains under siege

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎16 hours ago‎
Life has come to a standstill in Vuwani. This as provision of services as well as schooling and business operations remain suspended in Vuwani and surrounding villages in Limpopo.

Japan boy missing in bear infested Hokkaido mountains after parents tried to scare him

Daily Star - ‎May 30, 2016‎
When they returned to the scene to pick him up minutes later he had vanished, they claim. A major search is underway to find Yamato Tanooka who has now been missing since Saturday.

How the Istanbul Summit delivered a gift for children in emergency

New Vision - ‎May 30, 2016‎
There were heads of State and government. Hundreds of private sector representatives were present. Experts from civil society and non-governmental organisations also attended.

Uganda: Museveni, South Korean Leader Open Shs9 Billion Rural Project

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
South Korea president Park Geun-hye (Centre), President Museveni (Left) and wife Janet Museveni (2nd Right) inspect stalls during the launch of the National Farmers Leadership Centre at Kampiringisa in Wakiso District yesterday.

East Africa: Burundi Talks Positive

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Arusha - The Burundi talks aimed at bringing all the sides to negotiate a peaceful future of their country ended in Arusha last week.

Step inside the world's longest railway tunnel

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
We approached the innocuous door in the side of a mountain with little idea what was on the other side of the roller shutter. We journalists on board were lucky: we were about to get a sneak preview of the world's longest railway tunnel before the ...

First China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance concludes

CPI Financial - ‎6 hours ago‎
The 1st China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance held under the theme 'Islamic Banking and Finance: Perspectives, Challenges and Sustainable Impact' recently concluded at the Diaoyutai State Guest House Fanghuayuan Estate in Beijing, ...

Kenya: Focus Shifts to Bonds After CBK Rate Slash

AllAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Market focus turned to bonds last week after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) cut its rate for the first time in almost a year, driving up the value of the State paper.

Hungary advances in IMD competitiveness ranking

portfolio.hu - ‎4 hours ago‎
The USA has surrendered its status as the world's most competitive economy after being overtaken by China Hong Kong and Switzerland, according to the IMD (International Institute for Management Development) World Competitiveness Center.

The ASUS ZenFone 3 series will arrive in India by Q3, says Peter Chang of ASUS India

Firstpost - ‎4 hours ago‎
Asus launched quite a lot of products on 30 May. We have already seen the ZenFone 3 models and the Zenbook 3 as well as the Asus home robot called Zenbo.

10 things you need to know about Intel's crazy 10-core Broadwell-E CPU

PCWorld - ‎1 hour ago‎
Intel's newly minted Core i7-6950X features a groundbreaking 10 cores. In celebration of this personal-computing milestone, here are 10 things you need to know about this 10-core chip.

Like KitchenAid Mixers and 501 Jeans, the iPhone SE Is a Design Classic

Slate Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
With a new phone, like with a new friend, even the technologically ambivalent must make introductions. New phone: It's why I need your Wi-Fi password.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 1100 chip aims at fitness trackers and low-power smartwatches

Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
QUALCOMM HAS ANNOUNCED the Snapdragon Wear 1100, a chip aimed at low-power and feature-focused wearables. Unlike the Snapdragon 2100 before it, which was designed for high-end Android Wear-powered devices, the 1100 chip will be used in ...

Uganda: Martyrs Day - Preparations Complete

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kampala - With barely three days to this years' Uganda Matyrs' day, officials at both Namugongo Catholic and Anglican shrines where the main celebrations are held have said they are ready for the day.

Johnny Depp 'will not be investigated' by police following Amber Heard abuse claims

Evening Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Police have reportedly revealed they have no plans to launch an investigation into abuse claims against Johnny Depp as it emerged that Amber Heard didn't mention being hit with the actor's iPhone in a row at their home.

Abalamazi beeyiye ku kiggwa ky'omujulizi Matia Mulumba e Mityana

NTV Uganda - ‎17 hours ago‎
Abalamazi okuva mu bitundu eby'enjawulo olwaleero beeyiye ku kiggwa ky'omujulizi Matiya Mulumba ekisangibwa e Mityana. Abalamazi okuva mu bitundu eby'enjawulo olwaleero beeyiye ku kiggwa ky'omujulizi Matiya Mulumba ekisangibwa e Mityana.

Katy Perry's insanely popular Twitter account just got hacked and it wasn't pretty

Digital Trends - ‎1 hour ago‎
Katy Perry's 89 million Twitter followers may have been a tad bemused at what they saw when they logged in to the social network earlier today.

Uganda/Zimbabwe: Warriors, Uganda Friendly At Rufaro

AllAfrica.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE international friendly match between Zimbabwe and Uganda is at Rufaro this afternoon, but Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa has raised concern that his charges could be exposed to injuries because of the bad state of the turf.

SuperSport primed for more success - Brockie

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jeremy Brockie left for Papua New Guinea on Sunday in a mood higher than the altitude his plane flew at, having won his first trophy in his first final and is now set to play for New Zealand today in the Oceania Nations Cup against Vanuatu.

New look to Africa club competition

Times LIVE - ‎6 hours ago‎
Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang receives the Confederation of African Football (CAF) award for African Footballer of the Year from FIFA acting president Issa Hayatou in Abuja, Nigeria January 7, 2016.

Rwanda/Mozambique: Rwanda Lose Senegal Friendly, Big Vital Lessons Ahead of Mozambique

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rwanda's senior football team lost 0-2 to Senegal in a Fifa international friendly match played on Saturday at Amahoro Stadium.

ISS pump-up space podule fully engorged

The Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
The International Space Station (ISS) grew by 16m3 on Saturday as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was successfully inflated at the second attempt.

Bumblebee's electric field sensor identified

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Close-up of a bumblebee showing the antennae and mechanosensory hairs covering its body. Photograph: Gregory Sutton/ Dom Clarke/ Erica Morley/ Daniel Robert.

See Mars closest to Earth in a decade

CT Post - ‎42 minutes ago‎
This May 12, 2016 image provided by NASA shows the planet Mars. On Sunday, May 22, 2016, the sun and Mars will be on exact opposite sides of Earth.

Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north

ABC6OnYourSide.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
This April, 2016 photo released Monday, May 30, 2016 by ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, shows mature stag-horn coral dead and overgrown by algae at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef off the eastern coast of northern Australia.

What doctors found inside this lady's appendix was weird!

Zee News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: In a bizarre incident, doctors at a hospital in Cameroon found a piece of condom inside a woman's appendix. The woman whose name has not been revealed came to the hospital complaining of pain and tenderness on the right side of her pelvis, ...

Protecting our future from secondhand smoke

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Each year, May 31 is observed as World No Tobacco Day. The harmful effects of smoking are clear, which is why countries are implementing various strategies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Short-term use of opioids implicated in protracted pain, new study finds

News-Medical.net - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Painkillers such as morphine, oxycodone and methadone could actually prolong and increase pain even after only a few days' use, according to research conducted on rats by scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder in the US.

WATCH: Horror warning shows what happens to a child's insides if they swallow a battery

Express.co.uk - ‎48 minutes ago‎
THIS stomach-wrenching video shows how a lithium battery can BURN through a child's organs from the inside out. By Oli Smith. PUBLISHED: 11:15, Tue, May 31, 2016 | UPDATED: 11:20, Tue, May 31, 2016 ...
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