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Return to work, Besigye tells supporters

New Vision - ‎56 minutes ago‎
KAMPALA - Opposition politician Dr. Kizza Besigye reported to the High Court on Tuesday as part of his bail requirement, and later called on hundreds of his supporters who had filled the city to return to work.

Twin suicide bombs kill 13 near Mogadishu airport

New Vision - ‎25 minutes ago‎
AMISOM troops were deployed to Somalia in 2007 to defend the government against attacks by the Shabaab. Somalibomb 703x422. The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) headquarters located within the high-security compound of Mogadishu ...

Letter Foretold Japan Rampage That Killed 19 Disabled People

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police investigators walk at Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the handicapped where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

South Sudan: opposition split deepens turmoil amid faltering peace accord

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A breakaway faction of opposition politicians replaced First Vice President Riek Machar with Taban Deng, whose appointment appears to throw out nearly a year of careful negotiations that were bolstered by the US and a group of East African countries.

Uganda: Court Issues Criminal Summons for Gen Kayihura Over Brutality - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kampala - Makindye Chief Magistrate's Court has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, and seven other senior officers to appear and answer to torture charges slapped against them by private prosecutors in connection with the ...

What is the way forward for companies seeking a government bailout?

NTV Uganda - ‎2 hours ago‎
The economics experts spoken to say the absence of clear bailout criteria and transparency within the system could instead cripple the economy.

ANC slams DA for 'callously' using Madiba

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - There seems to be no end in sight to the ugly spats between South Africa's biggest political parties as they ratchet up support ahead of the hotly contested municipal elections next week.

Solidarity hails #SABC workers' court victory

Independent Online - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Trade union Solidarity has hailed a Labour Court ruling that four SABC journalists must return to work as a victory for workers and broader society.

South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation bill

Channel NewsAsia - ‎26 minutes ago‎
South African President Jacob Zuma has asked parliament to explain the process it followed in passing a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress racial disparities in land ownership.

Terror accused twins submit affidavits in argument for bail

BDlive - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Brandon-Lee Thulsie and Tony-Lee Thulsie pose for a photograph they shared on Facebook. Related articles. Thulsie twins' advocate asks for matter to stand down · Terror accused twins remanded in custody ahead of bail bid · Police bomb dogs check court ...

With Turkey in turmoil, EU migrant deal back under fire

Springfield News Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Under a portrait of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chairs the cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, July 25, 2016.

2 dead, 20 hurt in shooting at teen party in Florida nightclub

Fox News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Two people were killed and as many as 20 - one just 12 years old - wounded when gunfire erupted at a teen swimsuit party at a southwest Florida nightclub early Monday, according to reports.

Yahoo seals $4.8 bn deal to sell core assets to Verizon

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, said in a statement: "Yahoo is a company that has changed the world, and will continue to do so through this combination with Verizon and AOL.

Huawei's global smartphone shipments jump 25 percent in first half

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
HONG KONG China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the world's third-largest smartphone vendor, said first-half global smartphone shipments jumped 25 percent, helped by rapid growth in traditionally high-end markets such as Europe.

United Nations urges Africans to find new revenue sources

Coastweek - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The United Nations has called on African governments to find new revenue sources to finance various development projects instead of relying on external debts.

BT vows significant changes to Openreach after Ofcom 'distinct company' proposal

NW Evening Mail - ‎58 minutes ago‎
BT has welcomed Ofcom proposals to make its Openreach division a "distinct company" within the BT group rather than face a full sell-off.

Twitter awards $10080 to Indian-origin hacker for discovering security flaw

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microblogging website Twitter awarded Avinash Singh, an Indian-origin white hat hacker, $10,080 for discovering a security loophole in its Vine video-sharing service.

Google cleans up Maps, paints interesting spots orange

Mashable - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Google has made several changes to its Maps app on iOS, Android and in the browser, including a new, cleaner look, a slightly different color scheme and a new feature that highlights the most interesting spots around you.

Today in Pokémon Go: Nintendo stock tanks. Cops pull guns. Traffic grinds to halt. And more.

Washington Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
In response to the ubiquity of Pokémon Go, investors immediately began snatching up Nintendo stock like, well, Pokémon, likely because the company is most closely associated with the game from its original conception as a cartridge game for Game Boy.

Pokemon Ghost? New app encourages Muscovites to 'catch' historic figures

The Guardian - ‎19 hours ago‎
'The goal of the app is to attract attention to Moscow's rich cultural heritage using fashionable augmented reality technology.

Win over Zimbabwe boosts Rugby Cranes' confidence ahead of Kenya match

NTV Uganda - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Rugby Cranes are confident ahead of Kenya match after the win in Zimbabwe catapulted them from 50th to 42nd position in the new World Rugby rankings.

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Man Utd, Hibs, Hearts, Chelsea, Motherwell, Olympiakos

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Chelsea's Patrick Bamford, 22, could be on the verge of a move to Celtic, where manager Brendan Rodgers is looking to beef up his forward line.

Call The Pied Piper: New Zealand Wants To Get Rid Of Its Rats. All Of Them

KTOO - ‎4 hours ago‎
At Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary on Stewart Island, New Zealand, a sign warned visitors in 2008 to check their bags. The fight against invasive predators continues.

LUCA: A 4 Billion-Year-Old Ancestor Of All Living Things On Earth

International Business Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
RTR4LA9K A view is seen from the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO) in Sao Sebastiao do Uatuma in the middle of the Amazon forest in Amazonas state, Jan. 10, 2015.

Artist Designs a Lifelike Model of a Car Crash Proof Human Body - ‎1 hour ago‎
Have you ever imagined what would happen if we humans weren't designed to be as the way we are made? The way we look, the way our body functions or simply the way we do things.

This exoplanet system has tightly packed planets in ultra-precise orbits

Astronomy Magazine - ‎13 hours ago‎
A Florida Institute of Technology student helps uncover the strange behavior of the Kepler-80 system. By Jordan Rice | Published: Monday, July 25, 2016.

HPV and the link to head and neck cancer

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
A rapidly expanding subset of head and neck cancers are acquired through human papilloma virus (HPV). This virus has been identified as a human carcinogen for six types of cancers, including cervix, penis, vulva, vagina, anus and oropharynx.

Cancer Deaths : A concerted effort needed to combat growing threat to Africa

Mail & Guardian Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
ADDIS ABABA- A concerted, cohesive and comprehensive effort was needed to directly combat the staggering increase of cancer deaths on the African continent which caused more than eight million deaths annually - more people than that of HIV/AIDS, ...

Early menopause 'may speed up aging'

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
Women who enter menopause early may age faster than women in whom menopause arrives later, said a study Monday that could help pinpoint women at highest risk of age-related diseases.

The world spent $1 billion less on AIDS, jeopardizing decades of progress

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
DURBAN, South Africa - The 21st International AIDS Conference convened here last week amid an emerging global consensus that the end to an epidemic that has killed 35 million people might be achievable.