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Katusabe's family wants Baguma set free

New Vision - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
In the letter, the family wants Baguma removed from the list and instead be turned into a state witness. Baguma who has been on an arrest warrant presented himself before Grade 1 Magistrate, Joan Aciro, who read to him 3 counts: murder, aggravated ...

Brazil's Senate ousts Dilma Rousseff in impeachment vote

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Brazil's first female president is out of a job, but not barred from the ballot if she wants to run again. The South American country's Senate voted 61-20 Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, finding her guilty of breaking ...

Trump on Mexican trip: 'Who pays for the wall? We didn't discuss'

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Republican nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he discussed the wall he wants to build along the southern border with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto -- but not which country would pay for it.

Tycoon Godfrey Kirumira Named in Kasiwukira Murder

Uganda Radio Network - ‎6 hours ago‎
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Police assures Cranes fans of safety at Namboole

New Vision - ‎4 hours ago‎
Emilian Kayima briefs the press at FUFA House on the security plans at Namboole while FUFA vice president Patrick Ogwel looks on. Photo by Silvano Kibuuka.

IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group

WHIO - ‎8 hours ago‎
This undated image posted online Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, by supporters of the Islamic State group on an anonymous photo sharing website, shows Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, IS's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the ...

Mob lynches police officer over affair

New Vision - ‎7 hours ago‎
The police man Corporal Isma Muyima attached to Muterere police post Muterere sub county, Muterere sub county, Bugiri district was lynched by an angry mob of locals.

Uganda: Kadaga, Oulanyah in Fresh Rift As House Stalls - ‎8 hours ago‎
Business in Parliament yesterday stalled due to the absence of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Realising that there was nobody to chair the House, the authorities in the House called off the planned afternoon sitting amid ...

Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda

Stars and Stripes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Refugees prepare food during the visit of U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at a transit center in Uganda, near the border with South Sudan Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

Beti Kamya promises to campaign for Museveni in 2021

NTV Uganda - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Kamya also promised to vigorously campaign for the president so that he wins over 80% of the vote in Kampala. Opposition party leader Beti Kamya, who is now the minister for Kampala, could have become the first senior political leader to openly ...

Demonstrators set Gabon parliament on fire after election

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Demonstrators in Gabon clashed with police and set part of the parliament building on fire on Wednesday amid anger among opposition supporters over president Ali Bongo's re-election in polls that his main rival, Jean Ping, claimed to have won ...

President Buhari signs N241.5b FCT budget 2016

WorldStage - ‎3 hours ago‎
WorldStage Newsonline-- President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N241.5 billion 2016 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) budget as passed by the National Assembly.

Jibrin meets Sagay committee, insists Dogara, others must go

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
A former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, met with the Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption in Abuja on Wednesday.

I will fight for the poor, says appeal judge

Daily Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Justice David Maraga, when he appeared before the Judicial Service Commission, to be interviewed for the post of Chief Justice at the Supreme Court, Nairobi, on August 31, 2016.

The End of Colombian Exceptionalism

The Atlantic - ‎4 hours ago‎
At one minute past midnight on August 29, the formal ceasefire between the Colombian government in Bogota and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) came into effect—likely heralding the end of the longest conflict in the Western ...

Janet Museveni highlights priorities in education

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Minister for education and sports Janet Museveni has detailed Government's priorities and targets for the education sector in the next five years.

Where next for South Sudan and rebel chief Machar?

New Vision - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
War-torn South Sudan's slide into chaos resumed last month with fresh fighting in the capital Juba that forced rebel leader turned vice president and peace deal signatory Riek Machar to flee.

30 Aug, 14:23 - Bush Fire Kills Five In Mbarara

Uganda Radio Network - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
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NFA seeks injunction to block Bugoma forest demolition

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
The top forestry body in the country has been locked up in a conflict with Bunyoro Kingdom. Bugomaforest 703x422. PIC: The workers who were returning back after the day's work were armed with machetes, pangas, arrows and hoes as they threatened to ...

Irish Cabinet meeting about Apple tax ruling adjourned until Friday

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Republic of Ireland's Cabinet meeting to discuss the European Commission's decision that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13bn (£11bn) to Apple has been adjourned.

5 Things We Just Learned About the Tesla-SolarCity Deal

Fortune - ‎24 minutes ago‎
When Tesla tsla CEO Elon Musk first proposed buying his other company SolarCity scty in June, some people thought Musk had gone into insane mode just like his electric cars.

Amazon launches £4.99 Dash device in the UK so Prime members can order household products at the touch of a button

Business Insider - ‎13 hours ago‎
Amazon has launched its Dash Button in the UK as it looks to become a one-stop-shop for absolutely all your purchasing needs. The Seattle-headquartered company announced on Wednesday that the product is now available for Amazon Prime customers in ...

'Leaked' iPhone 7 Plus Package Reveals How The Headphone Jack Removal Will Work

Forbes - ‎7 hours ago‎
On September 7th, Apple AAPL +0.12% is expected to announce the highly anticipated iPhone 7. And many people are dismayed about the rumored 3.5mm headphone jack removal because connecting headphones to the Lightning port will be a major ...

Mark Zuckerberg's visit gives Nigerian startups much-needed boost

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Nigeria, his first to sub-Saharan Africa, has put the country's tech businesses firmly in the world's spotlight.

Lenovo will ditch hard keyboards in planned Chromebook and 2-in-1s

PCWorld - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lenovo's new Yoga Book will be a sleek folding laptop with stunning secrets inside. Opening up the device reveals a big surprise: It has no hard keyboard.

After lengthy standoff with police, Chris Brown arrested

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Following a bizarre, hours-long standoff with police, the "Deuces" and "Look At Me Now" singer was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called police for help during a gathering at his Los Angeles home.

Cleaning sports will have to start in schools

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎Aug 28, 2016‎
Uganda Cranes. That name means so much to many East Africans who trust that their country is the Pearl of Africa even though they have never figured out whether it was named so by Sir Winston Churchill or Henry Stanley.

Ea Lla Koto to bring in Uganda striker

Sport24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cape Town - Reports claim Free State Stars have swooped to sign Uganda international striker Hamis Kiiza from Tanzanian club Simba SC.

Bakkabulindi woos corporates to grassroots development

New Vision - ‎11 hours ago‎
State sports minister Charles Bakkabulindi talks to the press during the launch of the Airtel Rising Stars Season 6 tournament at Kibuli SS.

Africa's elephants rapidly declining as poaching thrives - ‎3 hours ago‎
The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out. Hydrocodone pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy ...

Wavy Greenland rock features 'are oldest fossils'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Some of the world's earliest life forms may have been captured in squiggles found in ancient rocks from Greenland. The rocks were part of the seafloor 3.7 billion years ago, and the wavy lines, just a few centimetres across, would be remnants of ...

A 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Starts Thursday

New York Times - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The moon blocks part of the sun during an annular eclipse on May 20, 2012. Credit NASA, via Getty Images. A ring of sunshine will blaze above parts of Africa on Thursday as the moon glides between the sun and Earth.

Congress' Zika battle set to ramp up in face of funding crunch

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) The fight over federal funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus is heating up on Capitol Hill as news cases of the infections are being confirmed in South Florida.

Obama administration announces grants to fight opioid epidemic, urging more funds for treatment

Los Angeles Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The Obama administration announced $53 million in grants Tuesday to help states fight the opioid epidemic, while warning that the amount is a fraction of the funding needed from Congress to address the crisis.

Basingstoke MP demands urgent action to protect pregnant women

Basingstoke Gazette - ‎8 hours ago‎
BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller is demanding for urgent action to protect pregnant women after a "shocking" increase in workplace discrimination during the past decade.