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What does the future hold for FDC's defiance campaign?

NTV Uganda - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Analysts argue that the standoff between the party and state institutions will play out for as long as the momentum exists but its not clear if this momentum can go on for much longer.

Carnage of distracted driving

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
The culture of driving while texting or talking on phone is fast catching up in Uganda. It is particularly common among young drivers and drivers of personal vehicles with tainted windows.

Kerry aims to extend truce to Syria's Aleppo as ceasefire unravels

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
AMMAN/GENEVA Washington and Moscow said on Monday they were working hard to extend a truce in Syria to Aleppo, the divided northern city where a sharp escalation of violence in recent weeks has left a ceasefire in tatters and torpedoed peace talks.

Nsereko officially declares bid for speaker

KFM - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Mohammed Nsereko has this afternoon officially declared his bid for deputy speaker of the 10th parliament.

Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

Uganda: No Extra Funds for Uganda Farmers in Budget

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
The budget increment that Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni promised the agricultural sector during election campaigns will not be effected in the 2016/17 financial year due to inadequate resources, according to the Finance Ministry.

Link humanitarian assistance with development of host country

New Vision - ‎10 hours ago‎
On April 7, I highlighted in the New Vision how Uganda is now home to over 500,000 refugees. This is because Uganda is increasingly gaining global consideration as a model country in refugee management.

Importers of new cars call for tougher enforcement of environmental levy on used vehicles

NTV Uganda - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Dealers assert that the move will save the economy money and at the same time reduce the huge impact used cars have on the environment.

Sheikh Mubajje asks Kumi district Khadi to step down

NTV Uganda - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sheikh Haruna Emuge was made to vacate his office of district Khadi as a step towards getting the different factions in Kumi's muslim community to agree on a unifying leader.

US and Senegal sign defense cooperation deal

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
DAKAR The United States and Senegal signed a cooperation agreement on Monday to ease the deployment of American troops to the West African nation to counter humanitarian crises, natural disasters or terrorist attacks.

Press freedom in Pakistan

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two incidents - one involving a media office in Islamabad and the other a seasoned journalist in Peshawar - in the span of little over a month, earlier this year, offered a glimpse into where the media and its practitioners stand today on the freedom ...

Peace Council denies issuing statement condemning Bawumia

Myjoyonline.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
The National Peace Council says it has not issued any statement condemning NPP Vice-Presidential candidate Dr. Bawumia for comments about religious balance at the Presidency.

No sex-for-jobs under EFF, promises Malema

Independent Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Councillors wanting sex in exchange for jobs and houses will be kicked out immediately at any municipality under the control of the EFF.

Origin of China's claim to the South China Sea

New Vision - ‎11 hours ago‎
The vast sea is encircled by a chain of small islands claimed by China, albeit with competing claims from neighbours including the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam.

North Korea nuclear threats worry South, Japan

New Vision - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A panel of experts and ex-diplomats from China, Japan and South Korea held day-long talks at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse to push for dialogue as a channel to resolve disputes in East Asia.

Ted Cruz scrambles to reverse fortunes in Indiana

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
Indianapolis (CNN) Ted Cruz has everything he wanted in Indiana: A one-on-one match-up with rival Donald Trump in a conservative state with a supportive governor and an announced running-mate, Carly Fiorina, at his side.

Holy Fire: Millions of Russian Christians Embrace Ritual

NBCNews.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - On the eve of Orthodox Easter for the past 12 centuries, candles placed by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Old Jerusalem light up by themselves, an annual miracle shoring up faith with material evidence.

Uganda moves on quality

East African Business Week - ‎12 hours ago‎
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Trade and industry minister, Amelia Kyambadde last week said there are moves to streamline agro-business by improving the value chain through processing to help meet the internationally acceptable export standards.

Oracle agrees to buy Arlington energy data firm Opower for $532 million

Washington Post - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Arlington-based energy analytics company Opower said Monday that it has struck a $532 million deal to sell itself to computing behemoth Oracle.

Oil down 2 percent as OPEC output hike sparks profit-taking

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK Oil prices fell about 2 percent on Monday as production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was close to all time peaks and record speculative buying in global benchmark Brent sparked profit-taking on last month's ...

LG Develops Fingerprint Scanner That Can Sit Under Glass, Allowing Placement On Bezels

Android Police - ‎4 hours ago‎
LG's Innotek arm unveiled a new fingerprint scanner implementation today that allows a scanner to be placed directly under a piece of glass, such as the bezel area of display cover glass on a smartphone.

Ericsson concealed info, Xiaomi interim injunction revoked by Delhi HC: Report

Firstpost - ‎9 hours ago‎
It is now believed that the Delhi High Court has partially agreed with Xiaomi that Ericsson concealed relevant information about two of its 3G patents.

New Battlefield will be announced next week

Irish Examiner - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
DICE will take to Twitch.tv to announce the next game in the Battlefield franchise next week. New Battlefield will be announced next week.

YouTube Material Design: How To Use New Design Now

ValueWalk - ‎42 minutes ago‎
It was not very long ago that Google redesigned its Android user interface adding what's been called the “material design” look and feel, and it turns out that Android users where really happy with this change.

'Mother's Day' reviews are brutal, but the 'racist Texas grandparents' plot is a low point

Washington Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Saying “Mother's Day” reviews are brutal might be an understatement. The comedy, the latest in Garry Marshall's ensemble holiday movies that include “Valentine's Day” and “New Year's Eve,” has an astonishingly bad 9 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Radiohead tried (and failed) to erase itself from the Internet

Montreal Gazette - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Thom Yorke and performat the Bell Centre in Montreal in June 2012. Tijana Martin / Montreal Gazette. Share Adjust Comment Print. In the course of a single afternoon, Radiohead did what many of us have fantasized about for ages: evanesced from the ...

Those who bet -- or didn't and wish they had -- on Leicester City

ESPN - ‎14 minutes ago‎
It is the summer of 2015. The Premier League has played its last game and the oddsmakers are crunching numbers in their London offices, coming up with the first futures odds they hope will lure bettors to wager on teams for the next season.

NOT SO SWEET CHARLOTTE Independence ends Red Bulls II streaks

Big Apple Soccer - ‎17 hours ago‎
HARRISON, N.J. - The Red Bulls II fell to Charlotte Independence, 2-0, on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena. The hosts fought hard for a comeback, but could not cancel out the Independence's two first-half goals.

Uganda: And the Winner Is...otile

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kampala - The mere sight of the glittering podium sent an aura of glitz into the 450 guests. The serene atmosphere inside the Victoria Ballroom at Serena Hotel was just perfect for the 31st edition of the Nile Special-Uganda Sports Press Association ...

Muhiddin: Schoolboy mistakes cost Bandari

Goal.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Bandari coach Twahir Muhiddin has slammed his charges for schoolboy mistakes that cost his side victory against the Tusker in a Kenyan Premier League Top 8 clash.

Odd 'Tailless Comet' Might Upend Our Model of the Solar System

PC Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
What the unfortunately named comet "C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS)" lacks in branding pizazz, it makes up for in potentially changing how we understand the solar system.

A Rare Celestial Crossing: Mercury Will Transit the Sun on May 9

Space.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
A snapshot of the November 2006 transit of Mercury. The rocky planet appears as a clean-edged disc in the lower hemisphere of the sun.

ESA astronaut Tim Peake controls British-built rover from space

Phys.Org - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bridget, the UK built Mars rover that Tim Peake controlled from space. Credit: UK Space Agency (Max Alexander). As part of an international experiment to prepare for human-robotic missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake ...

SpaceX releases close-up video of historic rocket landing, new rocket specs

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Want to know what SpaceX's historic reusable rocket landing on a barge would have looked like from way up close? Well, now you can re-witness the event as viewed from the barge or "droneship" itself, from different angles, in a new 360-degree video ...

Study points toward personalised treatment for breast cancer

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Personalised treatment for breast cancer patients could become commonplace, as scientists reveal that they have compiled the most detailed picture yet of which genetic mutations are involved in the disease.

New drugs could treat resistant prostate cancers

Economic Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
LONDON: Men with lethal prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a new class of medicines designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study suggests.

How to Fight Mosquitoes This Summer

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
With temperatures well into the 70s in St. Louis, Leigh Walters is preparing for mosquito season. The 32-year old communications director for the Missouri History Museum is 17 weeks pregnant.

Australian woman gives birth to 13-pound baby

CBC.ca - ‎39 minutes ago‎
An Australian woman gave birth to one of the largest babies in Western Australia's history, with baby Ziad weighing 13 pounds - about the same as a typical three-month-old.
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