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New Settlement Camp Opened For South Sudan Refugees

KFM - ‎6 hours ago‎
A new refugee settlement has been opened in Uganda as thousands of South Sudanese continue to flee every day. The United Nations High Commission for refugees has opened a new settlement area in Arua district, which is to host new refugees arriving ...

South Africa anti-immigrant protests erupt in capital

USA TODAY - ‎7 hours ago‎
PRETORIA, South Africa - Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President Jacob Zuma condemned anti-foreigner violence and appealed for ...

Chemical Weapon VX Nerve Agent Killed N.Korean Leader's Half Brother: Malaysian Police

malaysiandigest.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a bizarre murder in Malaysia last week, police said on Friday.

I enjoyed the challenging term, says Vice-President Hamid Ansari

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
Hamid Ansari interacts with the media on board his flight while returning from Rwanda and Uganda. Nistula Hebbar. NEW DELHI February 24, 2017 23:21 IST.

Justice Department will again use private prisons

Washington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Justice Department will once again use private prisons to house federal inmates, reversing an Obama-era directive to stop using the facilities, which officials had then deemed less safe and less effective than those run by the government.

China say North Korea's nuclear plan is a problem between US and North Korea

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a performance given with splendor at the People's Theatre on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State Merited Chorus in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News ...

Moroto Woman MP Annie Logiel mourned

New Vision - ‎11 hours ago‎
It was a somber mood at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday as relatives, friends and Members of Parliament received the body of fallen Moroto Woman Member of Parliament Annie Logiel.

Gen. Katumba is not retired, says Museveni

New Vision - ‎12 hours ago‎
Museveni was speaking during the swearing-in of Gen. Katumba, the former Army commander, at State House, Entebbe. Katumba1 703x422.

Ministers Persis Namuganza and Ida Nantaba clash during land meeting

NTV Uganda - ‎1 hour ago‎
The two exchanged words when Namuganza informed Nantaba that her time was up, as she made her submission on land evictions. A verbal row erupted between the state minister of lands Persis Namuganza and Ida Nantaba, the state minister for ICT at a ...

Lira municipal authorities raze illegal structures

NTV Uganda - ‎8 hours ago‎
Lira hopes to assume city status and the authorities say their move is geared towards clearing the road reserves, which will facilitate expansion projects.

MP's daughter allegedly commits suicide on KNUST Campus

Citifmonline - ‎29 minutes ago‎
An 18-year-old daughter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akyem Central Constituency, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, has allegedly committed suicide at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Zuma's decision on Jiba, Mrwebi 'hardly surprising' - DA

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma's decision to not suspend or institute an inquiry into the fitness to hold office of NPA advocates Lawrence Mrwebi and Nomgcobo Jiba is hardly surprising, the DA said on Friday.

Youth must fight 'white monopoly capital' - ANCYL KZN leader

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Durban - The youth must stand together to fight “white monopoly capital”, the ANCYL's KwaZulu-Natal chairperson said on Friday.

Xenophobia: Zuma condemns attack on foreigners

The Eagle Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, has condemned acts of violence perpetrated by citizens against non-nationals, his office said on Friday.

The Shrinking 'Gray Zone': How Israel, Like ISIS, Seeks Benefits From Bigoted Attacks Against Innocents

Huffington Post - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Thoughtful people recognize that the increase in anti-Muslim bigotry, discrimination and violence in the US and Europe is exactly what ISIS seeks because it shrinks the “gray zone” —-the number of Muslims living as a minority in other countries who ...

A 'complex moment' — Mexico is looking to strike back against Trump

Business Insider - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Rex Tillerson John Kelly Secretary of State Homeland Security Mexico government Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly speaks next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Mexico City on February 23.

Standard Chartered reports Pre-tax profit of $409m

The Peninsula Qatar - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A pedestrian walks past a Standard Chartered sign in the Central district of Hong Kong. AFP. Hong Kong: Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered yesterday announced it swung back to profitability, after it was able dampen the effect of bad loans.

Mobile Money Not As Useful As Expected For Banking Poorer, Rural Africans

AFKInsider - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kenya's banks came together this month to launch PesaLink, a new platform that will be integrated into all banks in the country, allowing users to seamlessly send money from one bank to another.

Good times over for expats in Saudi

New Vision - ‎17 hours ago‎
Cost-cutting, financial problems and a drive to employ more Saudis have all led to a noticeable reduction in expatriate employment.

Oil world cautious on Trump's next move

Arab News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Signs have begun to emerge that traders are depleting storage levels that soared while oil prices were weak. (Reuters). LONDON: Oil bigwigs are trying to figure out strategies to deal with the impact that President Donald Trump's blizzard of plans to ...

Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple is investigating claims that a US woman's iPhone 7 Plus "exploded" and caught fire. Brianna Olivas, 18, from Tucson, Arizona, was sleeping with the phone nearby when her boyfriend noticed it smoking and emitting a strange noise.

Pregnant Amal Clooney Steps Out to Support Husband George at César Awards During 'Romantic Weekend' in Paris

PEOPLE.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jet-setting doesn't stop for Amal Clooney in pregnancy! The international human-rights attorney, 39, was on hand Friday in Paris to support her husband George Clooney at the 42nd César Awards, where the actor was presented with a career award as “the ...

Logan actor Patrick Stewart on birthdays, superheroes and X-Men

The Canberra Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Hollywood star Patrick Stewart seems far too fit for a man of his age. But as he steps into the world of the X-Men franchise for what could be the last time, he has age on his mind.

Amagye gayingidde mu nkaayana z'aba Dodoth n'aba Turkana

NTV Uganda - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ekiragiro kiddiridde aba Turkana abaava ekenya okuliisiza ente mu Uganda abattibwa ab'eggwanga ly'aba Dodoth. An error occurred.

Beyonce bows out of Coachella due to pregnancy

WFMZ Allentown - ‎5 hours ago‎
Beyoncé will not perform at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival because the singer is pregnant with twins, the festival announced on its Facebook.

Liverpool must be ruthless and seize on confusion, calamity at Leicester

ESPN FC (blog) - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have ended their mini-crisis but can't afford to start another at wounded Leicester. Liverpool's task against Leicester City on Monday night has perhaps been made more difficult by the champions' -shock decision on Thursday ...

Kirumira promises improved performance in Gorillas in the Mist rally

New Vision - ‎10 hours ago‎
Rally driver Edward Kirumira with Navigator Nannete Blick (L) gives a speech as Kabale Rally COC Katende Mukiibi (C) and Big Zone Director Medard Rukundo (R) look on.

Bangi oozing with confidence ahead of badminton tourney

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Uganda's Shamim Bangi will be out to do what she does best - winning as the 2017 Uganda International Badminton tournament kicks off Friday at the MTN Arena Lugogo.

Finding life on 7 exoplanets will be a challenge: Bob McDonald

CBC.ca - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The possibility of finding life on other worlds got a huge boost this week with the announcement that seven Earth-sized planets have been found around a nearby star, three of which lie within the so-called habitable zone where water, and therefore life ...

How Ancient Neanderthal DNA Still Influences Our Genes Today

Smithsonian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals went extinct 30,000 years ago, taking their precious genetic material with them. But their DNA lives on in their hybrid ancestors: modern-day humans.

Antarctic Ice Lowest Ever – Asia at High Risk – Africa Drying Up

Inter Press Service - ‎5 hours ago‎
Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollution. Credit: UNEP. ROME, Feb 24 2017 (IPS) - For those who still deny the tangible impact of climate change, please note that the extended spell of ...

Public urged to update vaccines after mumps, measles cases reported

Times Colonist - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to check that their vaccinations are up to date as clusters of mumps are investigated in Ontario and Alberta, and measles cases are probed in Nova Scotia.

Why women tend to orgasm less — and how to fix it

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you're in a heterosexual relationship, you've likely experienced the so-called “orgasm gap” between men and women. And now, a new study offers more evidence that straight women have fewer orgasms than men, or lesbian and bisexual women.

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Myjoyonline.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers. Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments.
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