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More than 80 migrants rescued off Cyprus

New Vision - ‎6 hours ago‎
Among those rescued from the drifting boat by the Cypriot coast guard were 37 children, 14 women and 32 men, said police. All were said to be in good health.

Waves of cyber attacks hit Netflix, Spotify, Twitter

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - At least two successive waves of online attacks blocked multiple major websites Friday, at times making it impossible for many users on the East Coast to access Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Tumblr and Reddit.

Why Are Preteens Offered The HPV Vaccine?

Huffington Post Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
Written by Dr. Sharon Domb, a family physician and member of Sunnybrook's Academic Family Health Team. Question: My son is in Grade 7 (in Ontario) and I learned the HPV vaccine program starts in this year and boys can get it now too.

European probe 'EXPLODED' on Mars' surface: First images reveal Schiaparelli's crash site

Daily Mail - ‎46 minutes ago‎
New data from the American space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the red planet that are believed to be related to the Schiaparelli lander's possible crash.

Uganda: Poachers Kill Uwa Staff in Gun Fire Exchange - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rangers at Semanya Marine Rangers Station parade some of the men they found with snares allegedly used for poaching (file photo). By Joseph Eigu Onyango.

Over 40 students of St Peter's SSS Nsambya nursing injuries after dormitory fire

NTV Uganda - ‎4 hours ago‎
Three students are reported to have sustained serious injuries with the rest sustaining minor injuries. Over 40 students of St Peter's SSS Nsambya are nursing injuries at the Nsambya hospital after their school dormitory caught fire on Thursday night.

Landlords Sue Government over IDP Camps

Uganda Radio Network - ‎6 hours ago‎
The former landlords acting under their umbrella; Lango Camp Host Association, have filed a suit before Lira High Court seeking compensation from government for the degradation caused on their land during the Lords Resistance Army -LRA insurgency.

21 Oct, 16:26 - UPDF Recruitment: Big Number of Females Show Up In Bundibugyo

Uganda Radio Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
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Burkina Faso: Coup attempt thwarted, says government - ‎1 hour ago‎
Interior minister said coup was attempted on October 8 and blamed it on the dismantled presidential guards. 21 Oct 2016 16:39 GMT.

SABC board deputy chair quits

Independent Online - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Parliament - President Jacob Zuma on Friday announced the resignation of another board member of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Reports: Des van Rooyen backs down on state capture interdict

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Des Van Rooyen had applied to interdict former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's state capture report. Cooperative Governance Minister Des Van Rooyen briefs the media on the state of the readiness ahead.

A Tattoo for the King

The Atlantic - ‎7 hours ago‎
In the waiting room of the Sak Lai tattoo studio in central Bangkok, the owner, who goes by the name Leck New York, showed me his latest design: the numeral “9,” sketched in Thai several times on drafting paper.

Japan earthquake: 6.2 magnitude quake hits west of country

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A powerful earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 6.6 has shaken western Japan, injuring seven people -– one seriously. The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m.

Aleppo: Who still lives in this decimated city -- and why?

CNN - ‎20 hours ago‎
(CNN) Imagine New York City getting annihilated by airstrikes. Or London getting wiped off the map. Unless something changes soon, that's the fate awaiting Aleppo, Syria's massive economic and cultural hub.

Donald Trump's campaign is a stress test for American democracy

The Globe and Mail - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Only 17 days remain until the U.S. presidential election, and Robert Kuniegel believes Donald Trump is poised to win a landslide victory.

BOU insists banking sector is robust despite Crane Bank's troubles

NTV Uganda - ‎7 hours ago‎
Justine Bagyenda, the executive director of supervision, Uganda's banking sector is strong enough to weather any problems that might result from Crane Bank's managerial problems.

Rwanda's blood lifeline

MM&D - ‎3 hours ago‎
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Rwandan President Paul Kagame has launched the world's first national drone delivery service. The Rwandan government will begin using drones to make up to 150 on-demand, emergency deliveries per day of life-saving blood to ...

Microsoft reaches record on cloud

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft shares soared to a record high after the software giant reported first-quarter sales and earnings that topped analysts' estimates, buoyed by growing demand for cloud-based software and services.

Nintendo Switch: Our 21 top unanswered questions

CNET - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's next game system, a tablet-meets-console hybrid that's arriving March 2017. It's been revealed in a teaser video, showing bits of information about how it looks, and how it can play games.

5 tips for using the revamped Google Pixel launcher

CNET - ‎46 minutes ago‎
If you're someone who has traditionally used Google's Nexus devices and the Nexus launcher, there are a few things you'll need to know about the new Pixel launcher.

'Queen of Katwe' stirs hope in slum where film was born - ‎13 hours ago‎
In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, a Ugandan boy shows chess cards used for training in the two-roomed Som Chess Academy in the Katwe slum of Kampala, Uganda.

Africa's music industry changes tempo to local beat

New Vision - ‎11 hours ago‎
A recent study of the entertainment sector by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accountants showed rapid earnings growth in many African countries, fuelled largely by live performances by local artists.

Tom Hanks sees US election warning in thriller 'Inferno'

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON (AP) - Embedded within the manic action of "Inferno," the latest big-screen adaptation of a Dan Brown thriller, is a warning about the dangers of seeking simple solutions to complex problems.

Review: 'Jack Reacher' sequel not as good as 2012 original

Bryan-College Station Eagle - ‎3 hours ago‎
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Tom Cruise, left, and Cobie Smulders appear in a scene from "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

KCCA FC's golden chance to open three-point lead

New Vision - ‎4 hours ago‎
The reigning champions take on Police,a side that is currently second bottom with seven points and they have only registered one victory in their last nine league games they have played.

Grant: Ghana landed in a 'very difficult' group - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Ghana coach Avram Grant says his side will face stiff opposition at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nation after being paired with Egypt, Uganda and Mali in Group D on Wednesday in Gabon.

Zimbabwe: The 160m Strikeforce We Will Have to Deal With - ‎7 hours ago‎
ZIMBABWE'S Warriors will have to repel more than £160 million in ferocious firepower, including from Africa's most expensive footballer in history, to negotiate the treacherous landscape of the 2017 Nations Cup Group of Death.

Reactions Of Total Afcon Gabon 2017 Draw

Daily Observer - ‎8 hours ago‎
Baciro Cande (Head Coach, Guinea Bissau) All the groups are tough. For us (Guinea Bissau), it will be our first time and we are a team with no experience.

New Milky Way map to help explain how galaxies form

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎3 hours ago‎
The center of our Milky Way Galaxy seen through Spitzer Space Telescope. Photo courtesy: NASA/AFP file photo. Sydney (AFP) -- A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form, Australian and ...

Look Up! Orionid Meteor Shower Still Raining Bits of Halley's Comet - ‎1 hour ago‎
Astrophotographer Daniel McVey took this photo of an Orionid meteor in Summit County, Colo., on Oct. 21, 2012. The Orionids of 2016 peaked Oct. 20-21, but they may still appear bright in the sky in the days that follow.

Planet Nine: Hidden planet might be causing our solar system to wobble, scientists say

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
planet-9.jpg This artistic rendering shows the distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. The planet is thought to be gaseous, similar to Uranus and Neptune.

Sierra Leone: 50 Percent Urban, 34 Percent Rural Girls Age 10 Live Without Parents - ‎2 hours ago‎
Resident Representative of the United Nations Population Fund, Dr. Kim Eva Dickson, yesterday stated that recent research data revealed that 50 percent urban and 34 percent rural girls aged 10 to 14 years in Sierra Leone are living in households ...

Upcountry Hospitals Struggle To Diagnose Blood Clot Top story

Uganda Radio Network - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dr. Jackson Kansiime, the head of department of internal medicine at St. Marys Hospital Lacor in Gulu district says most facilities in the area struggle to promptly diagnose and treat deep vein internal blood clot due to lack of facilities.

Tanzania: Albino Association Raises Alarm On Skin Cancer - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tanga - Five people with albinism have died in Tanga Region due to skin cancer, it has been reported. Tanga Albinism Association (TAS) Secretary Mahamudu Salehe, said that the deaths occurred in the past five years.

Facebook apologises after removing cancer video

eNCA - ‎5 hours ago‎
Facebook has apologised for censoring a breast cancer awareness video. Photo: Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images. STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Facebook has apologised for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were ...