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LIVE: Second televised presidential debate

New Vision - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Museveni: "Insecurity is idealogical. If you have people who believe in sectarianism, they will generate insecurity. "Here in Uganda, some people say we have absence of war but we don't have peace; at least that's a step forward.

Liberia's president in Uganda for polls

New Vision - ‎2 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.

IGAD deploys election observer mission to Uganda

StarAfrica.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has deployed an Election Observer Mission to Uganda to observe the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections to be held on February 18th, 2016, the regional bloc has said in a statement on Friday.

Russian PM: West Is Rekindling the Cold War With NATO Moves

ABC News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to aggression from ...

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.

13 Feb, 10:42 - Over 16000 Students to Miss Government Sponsorship

Uganda Radio Network - ‎11 hours ago‎
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13 Feb, 17:11 - NRM Cash Splits Supporters in Luweero Villages

Uganda Radio Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
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13 Feb, 09:23 - Minister Byandala, Luweero Youths Clash over War Talk

Uganda Radio Network - ‎5 hours ago‎
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Disabled Namata makes family proud by excelling in UACE exams

NTV Uganda - ‎11 hours ago‎
Namata, who was born with malformed limbs living reaped the fruits of years of hard work and study to score 17 points. An error occurred.

Burundi government has nationwide protests against Rwanda

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BUJUMBURA, Burundi' - Thousands of Burundians on Saturday participated in government-sanctioned demonstrations against neighboring Rwanda whom it accuses of supporting a rebellion to topple Burundi's president.

Mali Islamist group Ansar Dine claims attack on UN base

Reuters Africa - ‎10 hours ago‎
DAKAR Feb 13 (Reuters) - Malian Islamist militant group Ansar Dine said it carried out a suicide and rocket attack on a U.N. base in Kidal, north Mali on Friday that killed six peacekeepers, the SITE Intelligence Group said.

South Africa can't afford two political cities-President

StarAfrica.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
With his country facing a serious economic crisis, South African President Jacob Zuma has told MPs that they should consider choosing between the administrative capital of Pretoria or the political capital of Cape Town as the country's only united ...

SAfrica: Rescuers suspend search after second mine collapse

Appeal-Democrat - ‎2 hours ago‎
A search and rescue team member at the Lily Gold Mine near Barberton, South Africa, Saturday Feb. 13, 2016. Rescue operations were forced to suspend a search for three people trapped in a container underground for more than a week after a second ...

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

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎2 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.

Death toll at Taiwan collapsed building reaches 114, rescue efforts end

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAIPEI: The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.

The nation in brief

NWAOnline - ‎10 hours ago‎
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Two 15-year-old girls died Friday at a suburban Phoenix high school in what police said was a murder-suicide. Police announced that a suicide note was found at the shooting scene near the cafeteria area of Independence High School in ...

Ignoring India's protest, US justifies sale of F-16 jets to Pakistan

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Notwithstanding India's strong protest, the Obama administration on Saturday justified its move to sell eight F-16 fighters to Pakistan claiming that these jets were "critical" to the country's counter-terrorism operations.

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.

Deutsche Bank flexes financial muscle with mega bond buyback

Moneycontrol.com - ‎11 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.

Now, turn your smartphone into earthquake detector

Economic Times - ‎6 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.

Apple to launch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 15

Economic Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: US technology giant Apple has reportedly announced to launch iPhone 5se and a new iPad Air on March 15, a media report said.

LG announces case for phone that doesn't yet exist

The Verge - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In perhaps the most daring episode yet in what may well prove to be a heroic attempt to win the Guinness World Record for Most Number Of Times A Phone Has Been Announced, LG issued a press release today offering details on an official case for the ...

Google Sets End Of Support Date For Picasa Software, Users Urged To Migrate Their Photos

BizTek Mojo - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) recently announced that they will be shutting down the popular Picasa software. The photo storage and sharing application has existed alongside the company's Google Photos for quite some time now.

Point Blank: Mabirizi gears up for round 2 of debate

NTV Uganda - ‎11 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.

OK Go Frontman Damian Kulash On Being "That Video Band"

Co.Create - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
On a week that saw the band's most ambitious video yet send them into sub-orbit, Kulash reflects on how to keep the creative juices flowing.

5 Movies to Watch on Netflix This Valentine's Day Weekend

GQ Magazine - ‎59 minutes ago‎
This weekend, the northeast is set to be in the grips of a cold we haven't known for months. I believe the low set for New York City is 2. Just 2 degrees Fahrenheit, people.

How the New York Fashion Week came to be

Scroll.in - ‎8 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?

Kenya: New Dawn As Mwendwa Takes Charge At FKF

AllAfrica.com - ‎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 - ‎19 hours ago‎
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.

FIFA Fast Facts

KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News - ‎19 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Here is a look at FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), international soccer's governing body and organizer of global tournaments including the World Cup.

Statistical highlights of the second

Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Rohit Sharma (43 off 36 balls) has posted his highest score vs Sri Lanka in T20Is, eclipsing the 29 at Dhaka on April 6, 2014. # Rohit's only fifty-plus innings in T20Is in India is 106 vs South Africa a Dharamsala on October 2, 2015.

The Man Who Said Einstein Was Wrong, And Was Right

NDTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
It takes a brave man to reject a scientific paper by Albert Einstein. But that's what the physicist Howard Percy Robertson did in 1936, as editor of the journal Physical Review.

Air pollution blamed for 5.5 million deaths each year, but India and China see progress

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
India and China together see more than half of the annual deaths from air pollution, but they're working to change that. By Story Hinckley, Staff February 13, 2016.

Say hello to flowering Zinnias on space station this Valentine's

Zee News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Washington: As crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) get ready to harvest the flowering zinnia plants on Valentine's Day, scientists on the ground are doing exactly the same to learn more about growing crops for deep space missions and, ...

More than half the world suffers from 'severe' water scarcity, scientists say

NOLA.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Aral Sea in 2015. The body of water has shrunken in size dramatically in recent years due to water withdrawals from rivers that feed it.

Zika research to be published rapidly, and free: statement

Muscat Daily - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Top research institutions, funders and publishers said Wednesday they would make all scientific findings on the Zika virus assailing Latin America available speedily, and free.

Utah health officials caution pregnant travelers to beware of Zika virus

The Herald Journal - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Dallas County Mosquito Lab microbiologist Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos collected in a trap, left, Thursday in Hutchins, Texas, that had been set up in Dallas County near the location of a confirmed Zika virus infection.

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.
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