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Over 700 students to under patriotism training

Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kampala, Uganda | NSPC| 750 senior six leavers from all the districts in Uganda and students of Shimoni Primary Teachers College will undergo a two weeks patriotism training course at Shimoni grounds Bulindo, Wakiso District.

Dr Stella Nyanzi bail extended to June 7

Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nyanzi (right) in court today. New lead lawyer Peter Walubiri presents his issues before the magistrate. PHOTO @MICOH. Makerere University researcher Dr.

Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING (AP) - China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump ...

Trafford college: Army bomb disposal unit sent to Manchester college

Daily Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
AN ARMY bomb disposal unit and armed officers were dispatched to a police operation near a college campus in Manchester where smoke was seen billowing into the the sky.

Uganda: Rich Gang's Ivan Semwanga Dies - ‎2 hours ago‎
Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Ivan Semwanga who was recently rushed to a South African hospital in critical condition has died.

Maj. Kiggundu murder suspects denied bail

Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
The High Court in Kampala has declined to release on bail four people said to have murdered Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt.

Sale of foods at Namugongo Martyrs Shrine banned

New Vision - ‎21 minutes ago‎
According to Msgr. John Baptist Kauta, chairman of National organizing committee of the celebrations, the ban is intended to control acts of hooliganism that have in the past tainted the purpose of the Martyrs' Day.

Uganda: NCS, UOC Bury the Hatchet Finally - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kampala - National Council of Sports (NCS) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) yesterday afternoon signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at pushing the two warring bodies to bury their differences.

Uganda: NIRA Withholds 15000 National IDs of Maragoli Tribe - ‎5 hours ago‎
The National Identification Registration Agency (NIRA) is continuing to hold unto 15,000 national identity cards of members of the Maragoli community on grounds that they are not a recognised tribe in Uganda.

Breaking: Another court gives DSS nod to hold Ifeanyi Ubah for another 14 days

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
ABUJA - A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Jabi, on Thursday, granted the Department of State Service, DSS, the nod to hold the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Oil and Gas Ltd, Ifeanyi Ubah, for another 14 days.

'Africa rising' threatened by extremism, power-corrupted leaders and climate change

Mail & Guardian - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Perceptions of Africa changed in recent years, from a continent of wars, famines and entrenched poverty to a focus on “Africa rising” and an “African 21st century” averaging 4.5% economic growth, according to the World Bank. But new challenges threaten ...

It is official - the Inkatha Freedom Party has captured Nquthu

Times LIVE - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The ANC and the NFP are the biggest losers in the Nquthu by-elections‚ losing three seats and one seat respectively in comparison to what they attained in last year's local government elections before the troubled council was dissolved.

Macron government denies ethical misstep by minister

Business Insider - ‎12 hours ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - A morality campaign by France's new government took a knock on Wednesday when media disclosed that a minister had rented business offices from his female partner, though the government defended him and said there was no cause for ...

Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
JAKARTA Indonesia's anti-terrorism unit raided the home of a suspected suicide bomber on Thursday as authorities linked attacks that killed three police officers at a Jakarta bus station a day earlier to the Islamic State militant group.

5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Muslims around the globe are gearing up for the holy month of Ramadan, which begins this weekend. Throughout the holiday, observers fast from sunrise to sunset and partake in nightly feasts.

Let's not make the army of 'working poor' bigger

The New Daily - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Many workers on the minimum wage already meet the definition of 'working poor'. Photo: Getty. analysis. Rob Burgess Economics commentator @_Rob_Burgess.

Egyptians brace for austere Ramadan after reforms

Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Ramadan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back preparations for the Muslim holy month this year after austerity measures fuelled decades-high inflation.

DRB-Hicom, Geely deal sign of commitment to Proton turnaround

Free Malaysia Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed says Geely's proven track record will help boost Proton's sales performance and bottom-line.

California's push for a 100 percent renewable energy future may hit roadblocks

The Mercury News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The path to a greener future in California might not be all fair winds and sunshine through Sacramento. A state senate proposal, SB100, doubles down on existing goals and would make California the second state, after Hawaii, to commit to 100 percent ...

Xiaomi Mi Max 2: Full specs, top features and everything you need to know

India Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Xiaomi launched the successor to its 6.44-inch super-sized Mi Max phablet on Thursday, calling it simply the Mi Max 2. The Mi Max 2, much like its predecessor phone, comes with some likable specs at mainstream prices.

iPhone 8 LEAKS - Video shows off Apple's new iPhone with dual rear camera and new design

Daily Star - ‎51 minutes ago‎
APPLE's next-generation flagship phone has leaked online, with the iPhone 8 caught on camera in a video that reveals its new design.

OnePlus 5 Biggest Feature Confirmed By CEO Pete Lau

ValueWalk - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The Internet is flooded with OnePlus 5 leaks. The leaks and rumors are expected to intensify as its launch date approaches. Talking of its launch, OnePlus recently confirmed that the device would hit the store shelves this summer, though it didn't ...

The first time I saw 'Star Wars': 40 years of memories

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) "Star Wars" changed the entertainment landscape 40 years ago when it premiered on May 25, 1977. The blockbuster spawned sequels, prequels, TV shows, comic books, video games, theme parks and toys -- so many toys.

Ever heard of Evel Kneviel? Roger Moore's greatest Bond car moments

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
In a week already replete with tragedy came the news that Sir Roger Moore had passed away at the age of 89, following a brief struggle with cancer.

Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled wows at Cannes

Channel 24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cannes - Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell said on Wednesday they wanted to throw their star power behind more movies made by women, after the Cannes premiere of their battle-of-the-sexes thriller.

World Cricket League: Uganda pick up first win after defending 217 against Singap

NTV Uganda - ‎2 hours ago‎
There was a palpable relief in the Ugandan camp after Wednesday's win against Singapore after a loss at the hands of Canada on the opening day of the ICC World Cricket League championships.

Cheptegei back on track for Mo Farah, Kamworor showdown

Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cheptegei led for 4 of 5 laps the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala earlier this year before he collapsed. He runs in the US on Saturday.

Victory over FUS Rabat deserved - Rivers United's Sakin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bolaji Sakin insists Rivers United deserved their 1-0 victory over FUS Rabat in a CAF Confederation Cup tie on Wednesday. Emeka Atuloma scored the game's only goal in the 72nd minute to hand the Pride of Rivers their first win of the group stage ...

Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

Index-Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
This July 19, 2011 photo of the International Space Station was taken from the space shuttle Atlantis after it left the orbiting complex.

How did whales get so big? Paleontologists say they've figured it out.

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Blue whales are the most massive animals to exist in the history of animals. Dreadnoughtus and those other thundering, 60-ton dinosaurs?

NASA ditches Earth observation missions amid 'troubling' US science budget - ‎21 hours ago‎
Trump proposals slammed but space agency and others remain committed to some key optics-related developments, including LIGO and telescopes.

Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
(CNN) Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Less than 6 hours sleep increases heart disease risk

Daily Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
Having too little sleep could put people at risk from heart disease, warns new research. The study found that having less than six hours sleep a night was associated with a higher risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome - a combination of ...

Join in World No Tobacco Day! May 31

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Across the globe, there are efforts to reduce the incidence of smoking. That's the purpose of World No Tobacco Day! on Wednesday, May 31.