NTSA Hans Over Road Safety Monitoring Equipment to Police

16 min atras | kenyans.co.ke (Uganda)

The Inspector General (IG) of Police Joseph Boinnet has sounded a stern warning against motorists who may try to violate traffic rules after the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) exit from the roads. Speaking on Wednesday as NTSA handed ... View details »

Nkurunziza doesn´t sit on the throne, it sits upon him

16 min atras | The East African (press release) (blog) (Uganda)

I have not been back to Burundi since its “second troubles” started in 2015. In the past few days I did pass through, kind of, when a Kenya Airways flight to Kigali stopped in Bujumbura. The modest circumstances of Bujumbura have always been apparent ...and more View details »

Marine heatwaves on the increase in world´s oceans

16 min atras | Independent.ie (Uganda)

Marine heatwaves have roughly doubled in number over the last three decades and are likely to be more common and intense as the planet warms, research has found. Scientists recorded all-time high seawater temperatures off the San Diego coast earlier...and more View details »

New Leak Reveals Intel´s Most Powerful 28-Core CPU And X599 Platform To Take On AMD Threadripper

16 min atras | Forbes (Uganda)

While AMDs 32-core Threadripper 2990WX didnt quite manage to usurp Intels Core i9-7980XE in all benchmarks, Intel INTC -0.68% Intel INTC. $48.12$-0.33(-0.68%). As of 08/14/2018, 08:00pm EDT. is clearly concerned about AMDs increasing... View details »

New Leak Suggests Next Fitbit Charge Will Skip the One Feature It Really Needs

16 min atras | Gizmodo (Uganda)

In its heyday, the Fitbit Charge was, for most people, the best wearable you could buy. It was incredibly functional, focused, and attractive enough to only gently scream your fitness aspirations to whoever caught a glimpse of it on your wrist. That ... View details »

WoW: Battle For Azeroth Leveling Guide – How To Level Up Fast To 120

16 min atras | SegmentNext (Uganda)

In this World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Leveling Guide, we will discuss some tips and tricks that will help you level up fast in the newest WoW expansion. As is the tradition, Blizzard always tries to keep the leveling process as dynamic as ... View details »

Kwanthanze, Cheptil face-off in all-Kenyan semis

16 min atras | Daily Nation (Uganda)

IN MUSANZE, RWANDA. Champions Kwanthanze will on Thursday lock horns with compatriots Cheptil in an all-Kenyan girls volleyball semi-final on day five of the Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games here. The other last four clash will be a... View details »

Solinas urges Chiefs fans to stop booing the players

16 min atras | Sport24 (Uganda)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has urged Amakhosi fans at the stadiums to support the players instead of booing them during the matches. Amakhosi suffered a 1-1 draw against Baroka FC on Tuesday after Siphiwe Tshabalala cancelled... View details »

Arua Municipality voting kicks off amidst delays

16 min atras | Kampala Dispatch (satire) (press release) (blog) (Uganda)

Voting in the Arua Municipality MP by-election kicked off Wednesday morning amidst late arrival of polling officials and failure of the biometric verification machines at several polling stations. At most polling stations visited by our reporter ...and more View details »

Angry Arua youth pelt stones at mayor´s vehicle

16 min atras | The Observer (Uganda)

Angry youths today attacked the mayor of River Oli Division in Arua municipality, accusing him of attempting to stuff pre-ticked ballots for the NRM candidate, Nusura Tiperu. The more than 10 irate youths roughed up Hajji Isa Kato after accusing him of ... View details »

Women whose mothers live to age 90 are 25% more likely to reach same milestone

16 min atras | The San Diego Union-Tribune (Uganda)

Women whose mothers lived to 90 years have a 25 percent greater chance to also live that long, compared with those whose mothers didnt, according to a new study led by UC San Diego researchers. Moreover, the women achieved this extreme longevity... View details »

High number of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in Kent County

16 min atras | MLive.com (Uganda)

The Kent County Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites after testing showed a high number of the insects are carrying West Nile virus. Health officials are alarmed by the development, especially because the... View details »

Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, explained for non-Muslims

16 min atras | Vox (Uganda)

At this moment, 1.5 million people from dozens of countries around the world are in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the hajj, the Islamic religious pilgrimage. Its a huge event — in terms of both its significance in Islam and the massive logistical ... View details »

This is the most liveable city in America

16 min atras | CNBC (Uganda)

Honolulu, Hawaii is the most liveable city in America, according to The Global Liveability Index 2018, an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released August 14. Out of the 140 cities around the world that were included, it had the highest ... View details »

Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge

16 min atras | The Guardian (Uganda)

Turkeys beleagured currency has bounced back from record lows after Qatar pledged to shore up the banking sectors shaky finances with loans worth $15bn (£11.8bn). A week after a diplomatic spat with the US sent the lira into a tailspin, the agreement ... View details »

Qatar offers financial lifeline to floundering Turkey

16 min atras | The Mercury News (Uganda)

By Onur Ant and Asli Kandemir | Bloomberg News. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has found a benefactor to help pull Turkey from the brink of a financial crisis as Qatar promised to invest $15 billion in the country. The lira extended gains to 6 percent ... View details »

Twitter Lite expands to over 45 countries including India

1 hr atras | Deccan Chronicle (Uganda)

Twitters leaner version of the app, Twitter Lite, is now available in over 45 countries, the company has announced. The app was launched in last year, and since then, it has gradually moved from its initial regions of operation to 21 more countries ...and more View details »

Today in History, August 16

1 hr atras | Yahoo News (Uganda)

HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE: 1829 - Original Siamese twins, Chang and Eng Bunker, arrive in Boston aboard the ship Sachem to be exhibited to the Western world. 1868 - Tidal wave swamps Port Jackson, Sydney. 1948 - Death of legendary US...and more View details »

Massive Fitbit Charge 3 leak appears to have revealed all the key specs

1 hr atras | TrustedReviews (Uganda)

We already had an inkling that a Fitbit Charge 3 was on the way, but now “reliable intel” appears to have given us a full breakdown of the features, and more pictures to examine. Lets get the bad news out of the way first: no GPS, Android Authority ... View details »

AMD Ryzen and Threadripper news: Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 6GHZ across all 32 cores

1 hr atras | www.v3.co.uk (Uganda)

Indonesian overclocker Ivan Cupa (with the aid of a lot of liquid nitrogen) achieves record overclock on AMDs latest Threadripper. AMD Ryzen and Threadripper news: Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 6GHZ across all 32 cores. An overclocked Ryzen... View details »

After a year´s wait, Amazon and Microsoft bring Alexa and Cortana to each other´s devices

1 hr atras | CNET (Uganda)

Alexa and Cortana: Techs new BFFs? Thats the premise behind a cooperative effort from Amazon and Microsoft that lets Alexa users cue up Cortana on their Echo speakers. Meanwhile, youll be able to ask Cortana to let Alexa take the wheel on Windows 10... View details »

THQ Nordic acquires TimeSplitters, a blast from the early 2000s

1 hr atras | VentureBeat (Uganda)

THQ Nordic announced today that it has acquired the rights to the TimeSplitters series, a trilogy of first-person shooters that released in the early 2000s. TimeSplitters is a successor to the popular Nintendo 64 shooters GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark. View details »

Shaban joins Morocco´s Raja Casablanca

1 hr atras | New Vision (Uganda)

KCCA FC striker Muhammad Shaban has joined Raja Casablanca of Morocco on a three year deal for $130,000. The former Onduparaka skipper will earn $5800 per month. Shaban was nolonger part of coach Mike Mutebi plans. Shaban had earlier failed... View details »

Tension high at Mackinnon as Taita, Kwale fight over ownership

1 hr atras | Pulse.com.gh (Uganda)

Politics Two Kenyan counties are locked in a fierce fight over a dusty town named after a British and is the burial site of a saint. Published: 4 minutes ago , Refreshed: 3 minutes ago; George Tubei. Print; eMail...and more View details »

Parliament business grinds to a halt over MPs arrested in Arua

1 hr atras | New Vision (Uganda)

Parliament business has come to a standstill, with members demanding Government to reveal the whereabouts of their four colleagues who were arrested on Monday over chaos that broke out in Arua town, leading to the death of a one Yasin Kawuma. View details »

Monthly HIV injection could replace daily cocktail of pills

1 hr atras | Telegraph.co.uk (Uganda)

HIV patients taking a cocktail of pills each day to manage the disease may soon be able to switch to a monthly injection following successful trials. Currently most people infected with HIV take a combination of three or more tablets per day to prevent ... View details »

Turkey Opts for Economic Warfare Over Economic Policies

1 hr atras | Haaretz (Uganda)

One thing that has characterized Turkeys financial crisis so far is the seeming lack of government response. The central bank has moved to ensure liquidity for the banking system, but the big steps that Ankara ordinarily would have ordinarily been ... View details »

Worst floods in nearly a century kill 44 in India´s Kerala state amid torrential monsoon rains

1 hr atras | The Independent (Uganda)

At least 44 people have died after days of torrential monsoon rains triggered the worst floods in nearly a century in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to abandon their homes in the popular tourist state ... View details »

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen´s party sweeps all 125 seats in Parliament

1 hr atras | The Straits Times (Uganda)

BANGKOK - Lawmakers in Cambodias new parliament will come from only one party - the Cambodian Peoples Party (CPP) of long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen, the National Election Committee announced on Wednesday night (Aug 15). In a formal... View details »

Taliban ´will no longer protect Red Cross staff in Afghanistan´, amid rising attacks on health workers

1 hr atras | Telegraph.co.uk (Uganda)

The Taliban have said they will no longer protect Red Cross workers in Afghanistan, after it alleged the aid group was failing its prisoners held in a Kabul jail. The insurgent movement said it would not guarantee the lives and property of the ... View details »

Museveni statement on Arua shooting

1 hr atras | The Observer (Uganda)

Countrymen, Countrywomen and, especially, Bazukulu (grandchildren). I always insist on singling out the grandchildren because I want them to be conversant with our rich experiences spanning a period of 58 years. I understand that some of our people ... View details »

North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

1 hr atras | ABC News (Uganda)

North Korean soldiers salute as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and liberation from Japanese colonial rule in Pyongyang, North... View details »

Oil prices sink 3% after big, unexpected jump in US crude stockpiles

1 hr atras | CNBC (Uganda)

Oil prices extended losses on Wednesday after government data showed a big, unexpected jump in stockpiles of U.S. crude, compounding pressure as the outlook for global economic growth darkened and the stock market slumped. Global benchmark Brent... View details »

As Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Stumbles, Beijing Gets the Blame

1 hr atras | New York Times (Uganda)

SHANGHAI — Its chat app has inspired Silicon Valley. It owns some of the biggest video game franchises in the world. And after years of growth it has become one of the largest internet companies in the world. Yet on Wednesday, Tencent stumbled ... View details »

Flights affected due to temporary suspension of operations at Kochi airport

1 hr atras | Moneycontrol.com (Uganda)

Domestic carriers such as Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara, and some international airlines today announced cancellation and diversion of flights in and out of Kochi after suspension of operations at the Kochi airport till Saturday afternoon ... View details »

Insiders insight: Mozambique sets $8300 fee for foreign journalists

2 hr atras | African Arguments (Uganda)

To get the whole Insiders Newsletter, helping you keep track of and understand developments on the continent while supporting African Arguments, click HERE to subscribe and get your first month FREE. You can also now give a lucky someone a...and more View details »

Samsung´s Galaxy Note 9 Is the Best Big Phone

2 hr atras | Gizmodo (Uganda)

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo). Since the beginning, the big honking screens on Galaxy Note phones have been their most memorable characteristic. But as the rest of the smartphone world caught onto the jumbo display trend and screen sizes from... View details »

WoW Battle For Azeroth: How to Get to Zandalar

2 hr atras | Twinfinite (Uganda)

Zandalar is one of two new zones featured in the latest expansion, Battle For Azeroth, for World of Warcraft. Zandalar is home to the Hordes side of the campaign, while Kul Tiras is the center of the Alliances campaign. Both offer unique quest lines ... View details »

Nintendo has two great game consoles available now — here´s how to decide which one is right for you

2 hr atras | Business Insider UK (Uganda)

Nintendo has a great problem on its hands: It has two very popular game consoles available at the same time. Better still: Both the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS are extremely capable game consoles, and both have access to Nintendos wealth of... View details »

Microsoft brings ´Known Folder Migration´ feature to OneDrive consumer users

2 hr atras | ZDNet (Uganda)

In late June, Microsoft announced a OneDrive for Business feature designed to help migrate local data off Windows PCs. At that time, company officials hinted this would be coming to OneDrive consumer, as well. knownfoldersonedrive.jpg Credit: Microsoft. View details »

Forget the Tesla Model 3, an Apple Car might drive you around in 2023

2 hr atras | Mashable (Uganda)

Just when you thought Apples top secret car project was dead, the rumor mill has once again started back up. This time, TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (aka the guy whos often eerily spot-on with his predictions about unreleased ... View details »

A year later, the team-up between Microsoft and Amazon finally comes to life

2 hr atras | Business Insider (Uganda)

A long-promised integration between the Amazon Alexa voice assistant, and Microsofts Cortana, has finally come to life after a year of waiting. To use it, just ask Alexa to open Cortana. Or, if youre on a Windows 10 PC, ask Cortana to open Alexa ... View details »

Fernando Alonso´s best moments in Formula One

2 hr atras | ESPN.co.uk (Uganda)

Formula One will say goodbye to Fernando Alonso at the end of the season after McLaren announced he would not be racing for the team in 2019. Alonso is still widely regarded as one of the best drivers on the grid and he leaves the sport with two ... View details »

IAAF Continental Cup: IAAF Licensed Manager urges representatives to showcase Africa´s talent

2 hr atras | The Eagle Online (Uganda)

The Confederation of African Athletics had on Tuesday selected 77 athletes from across the continent to represent Africa at the competition scheduled for September 8 to September 9 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. By The Eagle Online On Aug 15, 2018. Share. View details »

Manchester United hierarchy unconcerned by Jose Mourinho ´third season syndrome´

2 hr atras | SkySports (Uganda)

Manchester United officials do not believe Jose Mourinho will suffer third season syndrome and are convinced they have the squad to challenge for the Premier League title, according to Sky sources. The Portuguese left his first spell at Chelsea ... View details »

DPP discloses all evidence against former ADF leader Jamilu Mukulu

2 hr atras | pmldaily.com (Uganda)

KAMPALA- After two months of the pre-trial hearing of the jailed former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) leader Jamilu Mukulu and 37 others, the Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has finally disclosed all evidence and exhibits that he intends ... View details »

DPP discloses all evidence against former ADF leader Jamilu Mukulu

2 hr atras | pmldaily.com (Uganda)

KAMPALA- After two months of the pre-trial hearing of the jailed former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) leader Jamilu Mukulu and 37 others, the Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has finally disclosed all evidence and exhibits that he intends ... View details »

How plenty of greens can cut the risk of bowel cancer

2 hr atras | Independent Online (Uganda)

Eating your greens can help to prevent bowel cancer, scientists say. Leafy green vegetables, or brassicas, have been associated with good health for many years – but the role of chemicals found in them has been little understood. Experts have now ... View details »

This AI can identify 50 eye diseases with superb accuracy—and then explain its diagnoses

2 hr atras | Fast Company (Uganda)

Artificial intelligence isnt known for its bedside manner, but that could be changing. In a paper published in Nature Medicine on Monday, Googles DeepMind subsidiary, UCL, and researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital showed off their new AI system. View details »

Destigmatising HIV: The Work Continues

2 hr atras | hotpress.com (Uganda)

Sexual health activist Adam Shanley discusses how the Irish government should respond to groundbreaking findings revealed at last months International Aids Conference. At this years International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, researchers confirmed... View details »