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As U.S. and Uganda Troops go Home, Kony May Make a Murderous Comeback

Daily Beast - ‎4 hours ago‎
Lord's Resistance Army defectors say infamous warlord Joseph Kony will revive his gruesome campaign to impose his rule based on a warped version of the Ten Commandments.

China launches its first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's second aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is launched at a shipyard in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, on April 26, 2017.

Amazon launches $200 'style assistant' Echo Look camera

Daily Mail - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Powered by Alexa, the device takes full-length photos and videos from all angles to help users pick the right outfit. The app lets users create a personal lookbook, browse your outfits, and use computer vision-based background blur to make your outfits ...

North Korea's Kim must come to 'his senses': US admiral

SBS - ‎1 hour ago‎
A top US admiral said Wednesday that America wants to bring North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to 'his senses,' as senators attended an extraordinary briefing at the White House.

MP's Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs want IGP to streamline police operations

KFM - ‎7 hours ago‎
Members of Parliament's Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs have asked the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura to streamline the operations of the institution.

Street preaching: KCCA bans loud speakers

New Vision - ‎14 hours ago‎
KAMPALA - Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has banned the use of loud speakers by street preachers in Kampala. Last week, KCCA issued a decree banning street preaching, a directive Pentecostal church leaders condemned saying the move was ...

Dr Stella Nyanzi taken back to Luzira until May 10

Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been sent back on remand at Luzira Prison until Buganda Road Court hears and determines the state's application to inquire into her mental status.

MPs grill Janet Museveni on State House scholarships

NTV Uganda - ‎1 hour ago‎
The scheme was started in 2013 to help poor students to acquire university education but were required to refund the total sum spent on them after 12 months upon on completing studies.

Nigeria's Buhari seeks approval to borrow $6.93 bln from China, World Bank

Nasdaq - ‎46 minutes ago‎
(Adds loan from World Bank) By Camillus EbohABUJA, April 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking parliament's approval for a proposal to borrow $5.85 billion from China to modernise its rail network and another $1.075 billion from ...

Jubilee's Margaret Wanjiru arrested

Daily Nation - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nairobi Jubilee Party gubernatorial ticket hopeful Margaret Wanjiru who was arrested on April 26, 2017 for storming, causing destruction at City Park polling station.

Cosatu must bar Zuma from speaking at May Day celebrations - Nehawu

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Cosatu affiliates are demanding that President Jacob Zuma be replaced as the main speaker at its May day Celebrations.

Musila: Kalonzo to blame for my loss

Daily Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka (left) and party national chairman David Musila who was defeated in the Kitui gubernatorial nominations by incumbent Julius Malombe.

Equatorial Guinea President visits

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Equatorial Guinea President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has arrived for a two-day state visit to Uganda. He was welcomed at Entebbe International Airport by the foreign affairs minister, Sam Kutesa.

US slams South Sudan's Kiir over 'man-made' famine, urges truce

NTV Uganda - ‎6 hours ago‎
The United Nations has warned of a possible genocide in South Sudan where millions have been forced to flee their homes. An elderly woman displaced by fighting in South Sudan rests by her belongings in Lamwo after fleeing fighting in Pajok town across ...

Fraudulent MPs cited in alleged UK visa fraud to lose diplomatic passports - Ayorkor Botchwey - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has indicated that the three sitting members of parliament cited by the British authorities for allegedly perpetrating visa fraud will lose their diplomatic passports ...

Global CEOs Call for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks

Exchange Morning Post (press release) - ‎Apr 25, 2017‎
Geneva, Switzerland - The heads of major global businesses are urging G20 governments to formally accept that companies should disclose climate-related financial risks.

These are the companies helping Uber build its futuristic flying taxi

Business Insider - ‎5 hours ago‎
At an event in Dallas on Tuesday, Uber announced the partners that will help launch its Uber Elevate flying taxi service in 2020. Uber will rely on 5 partners to build the electric aircraft while the company develops Uber Air, an in-app feature that ...

Think you're a good passenger? You can now see how your Uber driver rated you - ‎4 hours ago‎
The five-star rating system, followed by both Uber and Ola, allows drivers and riders to rate each other based on the behaviour and overall experience.

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales' News Project to Pay Journalists in Bitcoin

Nigeria Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has a lot of respect for the Bitcoin community. On April 25, he published a Reddit post describing a news project he envisioned called Wikitribune.

Include IoT risk management in your BC/DR efforts

TechTarget - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Internet of things security concerns are causing business continuity and disaster recovery professionals to create new risk assessments and business impact analyses.

Instagram hits 700M users by adding 100M in 4 months

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the battle of the picture sharing apps, it appears people are signing up for Instagram more than ever before. The Facebook-owned photo-and video-sharing app has announced that it attracted another 100 million users in just four months - resulting in ...

Game for a free ride in a driverless car?

Khaleej Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, is offering free rides to residents in Arizona as it accelerates efforts to bring autonomous vehicles to the public.

Personalized travel planner Google Trips gets better at handling your reservations

TechCrunch - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google last fall introduced its own travel planning application, Google Trips, a competitor to TripIt and others, which combines tools to manage your air and hotel reservations with suggestions of places to visit and things to do at your destination ...

A Comic Store In Your Future - Guardians 2 Will Be A Smash. The Comics, Not So Much.

Bleeding Cool News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Currently, we are seeing a huge amount of movie and TV shows based on comic properties. Never in the decades before have there been so many comic book based properties on TV shows and in movies.

Jeff Goldblum Will Bait Older Audiences Who Didn't Like 'Jurassic World'

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Well, this is a surprise. It was reported last night that Jeff Goldblum would be returning to the Jurassic Park franchise. Dr. Ian Malcolm, apparently the world's sexiest scientific expert on chaos theories, was a major supporting player in the first ...

The High Price Of Fake Authenticity: $425 'Muddy' Jeans Inspire Mockery

NPR - ‎2 hours ago‎
Straight-leg. Five-pocket. Medium-blue. And for the finishing touch, a "caked-on muddy coating." For just $425, these PRPS jeans can be yours.

Sonic Forces gameplay is classic as Green Hill Zone revisited

PlayStation Universe - ‎11 hours ago‎
Check out the Sonic Forces gameplay which shows off the classic 2D level of Green Hill Zone. Watch the scintillating new trailer of Sonic in action.

KCCA handed tough group in knockout stages of the CAF Confederation Cup

KFM - ‎8 hours ago‎
KCCA now know who stands between them and a spot in the knockout stages of the CAF Confederation Cup. The two Absa Premiership sides made it past Barrack Young Controllers and AS Tanda respectively in the last round of the competition, with ...

Barcelona 7-1 Osasuna

BBC Sport - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona retained their La Liga lead with a thumping win to relegate Osasuna. The defending champions are level on points with Real Madrid, who beat Deportivo la Coruna 6-2 later on Wednesday and have a game in hand.

Sundowns, V Club resume Champions League rivalry

Sport24 - ‎5 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa will tackle V Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second successive season in the CAF Champions League.

Mbidde calls for calm, respect in FUFA elections

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Uganda Premier League vice president Denis Mbidde has called on football stakeholders to respect each other and work mainly towards football development instead of attacking and abusing each other.

Cassini's Grand Finale Is Saving the Best Saturn Science for Last - ‎4 hours ago‎
As Cassini wraps up its 13-year mission in Saturn's system, scientists are preparing for the spacecraft's final burst of observations in the never-before-explored region between the planet and its inner rings.

NASA spacesuits over budget, tight on timeline: audit

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The United States is in a hurry to send people to Mars by the 2030s, but a key question remains for these deep space explorers: what will they wear?

China and Europe to build a base on the moon and launch other projects into space

The Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
Representatives of the Chinese and European space agencies have discussed collaborating on a moonbase and other possible joint endeavours, according to spokespeople and media reports.

Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'

CNN - ‎22 hours ago‎
(CNN) It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease.

Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes

U.S. News & World Report - ‎54 minutes ago‎
WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking heavily over a short period of time can significantly boost the risk of an abnormal heart rhythm, even in healthy people, new German research suggests.

Hip-to-waist ratio is more important than BMI, study says

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Your hip-to-waist ratio is the best indicator of how healthy you are, a new study says. Currently, the body mass index (BMI) is the most widely-used system by doctors to gauge whether or not a person is healthy, overweight or obese.