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China keen to deepen cooperation with AU in five priority areas

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and AU chairman Moussa Faki after holding talks in Addis Ababa. AU Photo. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday China is keen to deepen cooperation with the African Union (AU) in five priority areas.

Uganda: MPs Grill Gen Jeje Odongo Over Passport Shortfall - ‎1 hour ago‎
Parliament - If harsh words were strokes of a cane to be counted, then Gen Jeje Odongo, the Minister of Internal Affairs lost his count after he failed to convince legislators about the shortfall in ordinary passports.

Grenfell Tower: Similar cladding used in around 600 high rises

BBC News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Around 600 high rises across England are using similar cladding to Grenfell Tower, says Downing Street. Tower blocks across the UK are being examined after the London blaze, which left 79 people dead or missing, presumed dead.

Nile Basin summit underway

New Vision - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Yoweri Museveni the current chairperson of the initiative is expected to chair the heads of state summit on Thursday at Statehouse in Entebbe.

Orangutans, tortoises and raccoons seized at Malaysia border

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The endangered species were discovered boxes and suitcases in the car of a man crossing from Thailand. 09:49, UK, Thursday 22 June 2017.

People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
File--In this April 14, 2014 photo, Hamamatou Harouna, 10, crawls to the restroom on the grounds of the Catholic Church where she and hundreds of others found refuge in Carnot, Central African Republic.

IN THE INDEPENDENT: Chinese, Americans fight over refinery

Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Inside Rwanda's politics of unity: Why other political parties in Rwanda have endorsed the candidacy of Paul Kagame. NEWS ANALYSIS Land killings in Apaa: Forced demarcation has put an end to the peaceful coexistence between the Acholi and the Madi.

Uganda: Forest Encroacher Gets 43 Land Titles - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kampala - A businessman in Wakiso is holding 43 titles for personal plots in a government forest reserve and has donated some 41 acres to the District Resident Commissioner (RDC) Ian Kyeyune, the commission of inquiry into land matters heard yesterday ...

Court gives Kabaka reprieve over petitioner in land case

NTV Uganda - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mabirizi faults the king for levying registration fees ranging from 100,000 to 600,000 shillings from occupants of the kingdom land.

Full ConCourt judgment in UDM application vs Speaker and President Zuma

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The judgment states that the Speaker does have the power to prescribe that a motion of no confidence in the president be conducted by secret ballot under appropriate circumstances.

Hooded shooter kills Cape Town councillor at close range and walks away

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cape Town - Democratic Alliance ward councillor Xolile Gwangxu was shot dead in Philippi East after wrapping up a meeting, a Cape Town official said on Thursday.

Faced with challenges, cocoa farmers demand higher producer prices - ‎4 hours ago‎
The government is being urged to increase the producer price of cocoa to ensure farmers do not run into losses this year. Some cocoa farmers who have been speaking to Joy News say they deserve more for their cocoa than the current prices being offered ...

Nigeria: Biafra - We Too Are 'Disgusted' With Nigeria - Onaiyekan - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The Catholic Bishop of Abuja arch diocese, John Onaiyekan, has blamed increased agitation for Nigeria's breakup on the failure of the current government to abide by the principle of federal character in the appointment of public officers.

India's population to surpass that of China around 2024: UN

Times of India - ‎20 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS: India's population could surpass that of China around 2024, two years later than previously estimated, and is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a UN forecast.

4 detained in raids linked to Brussels rail station attack - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

WAOW - ‎29 minutes ago‎
(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). A police officer patrols outside the prime ministers office in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" when soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small ex.

A better investment framework for Africa

Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Germany |Wolfgang Schäuble | Africa's enormous economic potential is not news. But, until now, policymakers around the world have not successfully defined the political and economic steps that must be taken to enable Africa to realise this potential fully.

China opens door to more foreign stock investors

USA TODAY - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The once-closed door to China's stock market has been cracked opened a wee bit more. American investors will soon have a new way to gain exposure to a limited number of home-grown stocks in mainland China, and tap the potential growth of the world's ...

Top 10 airlines for 2017 named at World Airline Awards

Travel Daily News International - ‎3 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have suspended ties with Qatar, severing air, sea and land links. But Qatar Airways is shrugging off the row, and will add 66 Airbus SE A350 planes over the next five years.

WhatsApp calls start working in UAE, but for how long?

Khaleej Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The expat community couldn't hide their excitement on social media platforms, lauding the UAE government for the 'perfect Eid Al Fitr gift'.

OnePlus 5 Review

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
OnePlus has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a startup with its frustrating invite system to being one of the most sought-after enthusiast brands.

Facebook's piloting tools to protect your profile picture from being misused

VentureBeat - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you're ever concerned that your Facebook profile photo could be downloaded and misused by other users, the social networking giant has revealed that it's piloting new features that prevent profile photos from being accessed.

What is Snap Map? How to use Snapchat's new stalky map feature

Metro - ‎1 hour ago‎
Snapchat launches a new location sharing feature after acquiring the social location app Zenly. (Picture:Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images).

He hit me! Socialite Vera Sidika fears for her life, exposes ex-boyfriend for physical assault

SDE Entertainment News - ‎6 hours ago‎
It is a case of love turned sour for well-known socialite Vera Sidika has accused her ex- boyfriend of physically abusing her. In a series of posts, the socialite opened up about her unfortunate situation, explaining how ugly the relationship had turned.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West hire surrogate for third child

Hindustan Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
he pair made the decision after discovering that Kim suffered from placenta accreta -- a condition that makes another pregnancy life-threatening.

Botswana: #reabatsaya Team Out - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gaborone - The team that will take on the world at the Netball World Youth Cup scheduled for the University of Botswana next month has been announced.

Uganda/Nigeria: Ten Conclusions From KCCA's Loss to Nigeria Side Rivers United - ‎6 hours ago‎
Haven't sounded out the KCCA technical team to find out what informed their decision to start Douglas Kisembo in goal ahead of first choice Benjamin Ochan.

Midfielder Mudde makes AFC Leopards return

Kawowo Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
Combative midfielder Musa Mudde has 'dumped' coastal club, Bandari for a return to Nairobi based AFC Leopards, the Ingwe have confirmed.

Chisanga to start as Kenya team is named

Kawowo Sports - ‎2 hours ago‎
Newcastle Falcons back row Joshua Chisanga will start for Kenya Simbas against the Rugby Cranes in Nairobi on Saturday. The former Hanah Mixed player started on the bench in Kampala but is now set to start in Kenya's first game of the Africa Gold Cup, ...

PLATO mission to find alien life is given the thumbs up

The Register - ‎5 hours ago‎
The European Space Agency's PLATO mission hunting for habitable exoplanets has been given the green light to move from blueprint into construction.

ESA throws its weight behind satellite-based 5G internet

PanARMENIAN.Net - ‎2 hours ago‎
PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Space Agency has joined forces with 16 European space companies to demonstrate and champion satellite-based 5G internet, Engadget said.

Could asteroids bombard the Earth to cause a mass extinction in 10 million years?

The Conversation UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sanna Alwmark does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.

Mysterious rock 'circle' is spotted on Mars by Nasa's Curiosity rover and sends alien hunters into overdrive

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
A mysterious circular rock formation on the surface of Mars has been captured by one of NASA's Orbiters. The formation was photographed by the Curiosity Rover this week and has excited alien hunters who invited speculation over how it came to be online.

Sex When You're Old: Weekly Romp Boosts Brain Power of Over 50s

Newsweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Having lots of sex when you get older boosts brain power, scientists have discovered, with people who have regular sexual relations scoring better on verbal, visual and spatial perception tests.

Mother's heart health tied to breastfeeding – study

Eyewitness News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
A woman's risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life may be influenced by how long she breastfed her children, according to a new study.

The Surprising Benefit of Eating Fish

TIME - ‎Jun 20, 2017‎
Ordering off the seafood menu may help ease the aches and pains of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a new study in Arthritis Care & Research.