The politics of the National Prosecution Authority

32 min atras | CNBCAfrica.com (Uganda)

Since its inception the National Prosecution Authority has been a revolving door for chief prosecutors, how likely is that the next appointment with be free of political considerations? And the constitutional court wants parliament to amend how ... View details »

Lack of funding leaves world´s roads in disrepair

32 min atras | Vanguard (Uganda)

In an age of austerity and budget cutbacks, the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy, has put the spotlight clearly on the lack of public funding for road networks across the globe, from France and Germany, to the United States and beyond ...and more View details »

DPP yet to decide running mate for Mutharika : choice is between Chimunthu Banda and Atupele Muluzi

32 min atras | The Maravi Post (Uganda)

President Peter Mutharika on Thursday failed to officially welcome former secretary general of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Henry Chimunthu Banda amid heightened speculation that he was being earmarked to be running mate to Mutharika...and more View details »

How Google´s location-tracking issue affects you

32 min atras | Engadget (Uganda)

Watching Twitter and Facebook commit reputational suicide over the past 20 months has been as painful as it has been entertaining -- entertaining in the sense that all anyone had to do was let the companies be themselves. The cost has been terrible,... View details »

Apple´s ´entry-level´ MacBook may land in September with a not-so-budget price

32 min atras | TechRadar (Uganda)

Anonymous sources speaking to DigiTimes claim that Apple will launch its long-rumored, entry-level MacBook 2018 model this September alongside new iPhones and iPads as well as details regarding the AirPower wireless charger release. The MacBook... View details »

Man Utd news: Paul Pogba needs to feel happy at club, like Mo Salah - Paul Merson

32 min atras | Daily Star (Uganda)

The France international, who has just returned to the fold at Old Trafford after winning the World Cup, has been linked with a move away from the club this summer. Barcelona are interested in bringing the 25-year-old to the Nou Camp and reportedly ... View details »

AFCON U17 Q: Uganda, Kenya pummel minnows on day 2

32 min atras | Futaa (press release) (blog) (Uganda)

Uganda Cubs bounced back from their shock 1-0 defeat on day one with an emphatic 6-1 victory over South Sudan in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Chamazi stadium in dar Es Salaam. Davies Sakajja led the team in four celebrations...and more View details »

KCCA FC keen on demolishing Township Rollers

32 min atras | pmldaily.com (Uganda)

CAF Champions League. KCCA FC vs Township Rollers. Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. Saturday, 18-08-2018. Suspended custodian Charles Lukwago is the only absentee as Kampala Capital City Authority FC take on Botswanas Township Rollers... View details »

Tourism ministry names 32 new ambassadors to join Sudhir in wild life protection drive

32 min atras | pmldaily.com (Uganda)

KAMPALA – The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has appointed 32 honorary wildlife ambassadors in a renewed effort to protect the countrys wildlife that is in danger of extinction due to poaching, illegal trade and habitat loss. The new ambassadors join ...and more View details »

Bobi Wine resolve not diminished or crushed, says wife Barbie

32 min atras | The Observer (Uganda)

Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi, the wife to jailed Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi has said her husband, though in bad physical shape after being tortured by security officials, has not lost his resolve to fight for a better Uganda. Mrs Kyagulanyi, in a ... View details »

Tackling Ebola in Congo conflict zone an ´unprecedented´ challenge

32 min atras | Thomson Reuters Foundation (Uganda)

At least 44 people have died in Congos tenth Ebola outbreak since the deadly virus was discovered in the 1970s. By Nellie Peyton. DAKAR, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A deadly Ebola outbreak in a conflict-hit area of the Democratic Republic of... View details »

Think before starting the Paleo journey: Ditching meat-heavy low-carb diets will help you live longer

32 min atras | Economic Times (Uganda)

PARIS: Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal,... View details »

Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary tool elephants use to stay cancer-free

32 min atras | Quartz (Uganda)

Once they got into the laboratory, the scientists didnt hold back. The elephant tissue theyd collected was divided into several petri dishes, and then the researchers purposefully infected them with a slew of known carcinogens, curious about whether ... View details »

HIV and a Tale of a Few Cities

32 min atras | UC San Diego Health (Uganda)

While global incidence rates of HIV have declined notably in recent years, the virus that causes AIDS remains a major and, in some ways largely unmitigated, public health threat in some countries and regions. In a pair of new modeling studies ... View details »

Syria: US preparing for final stage of anti-Isis push despite $200m funding cut

32 min atras | The Guardian (Uganda)

Administration officials seek to reassure allies as US pulls funds for stabilizing captured areas, citing contributions from allies. Julian Borger in Washington. Fri 17 Aug 2018 15.53 EDT First published on Fri 17 Aug 2018 11.02 EDT. Share on Facebook ... View details »

Hajj 2018 Live Stream: How To Watch Muslim Pilgrimage To Mecca [VIDEO]

32 min atras | Infosurhoy (Uganda)

The five-day annual pilgrimage for Muslims called Hajj, which happens during the eighth and the 12th of the month of Dhul Hijjah — the last month of the Islamic calendar — begins this year on the evening of Aug. 19 and ends on the evening of Aug. 24. View details »

Turkey´s lira weakens 4 percent, Trump says won´t take pastor´s detention ´sitting down´

32 min atras | Reuters (Uganda)

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkeys battered lira weakened 4 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastors appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump who said the United States would not take the detention... View details »

Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli forces at Gaza border

32 min atras | FRANCE 24 (Uganda)

Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and another 60 injured at a protest along the Gaza border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire, Gazas Health Ministry said Friday. The protesters threw rocks and firebombs from behind clouds ... View details »

Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin share a headache: Donald Trump....

32 min atras | The Kashmir Monitor (press release) (Uganda)

Frankfurt: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russias President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday — thanks in no small part to US President Donald Trump, whose sanctions and criticisms over trade, energy and NATO...and more View details »

´Nobel´ Naipaul: The enigma of departure

32 min atras | The Asian Age (Uganda)

The iconic writers career was also marked with controversies and skirmishes with his counterparts. V.S. Naipaul. Every serious writer has to be original; he cannot be content to do or to offer a version of what has been done before. And every serious ... View details »

There could be one tell-tale sign that tells us if the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant

32 min atras | Yahoo Lifestyle (Uganda)

Could the Duchess of Sussexs hair styling offer a hint to her future baby plans? [Photo: Getty]. You know how it is, the ink has barely dried on your shiny, new royal wedding certificate and people are already asking when they can expect the patter of ... View details »

My favorite part of ´Crazy Rich Asians´ was the credits. Here´s why.

32 min atras | Philly.com (Uganda)

Awkwafina, from left, Nico Santos and Constance Wu in a scene from the film Crazy Rich Asians. Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. When I stepped into the movie theater last week to watch Crazy Rich Asians, I felt waves of anxiety, skepticism, and hope. I knew ... View details »

AFRIMA unveils nominees for 2018 awards

32 min atras | Vanguard (Uganda)

By Benjamin Njoku. The 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, on Tuesday, unveiled the nominees list for the 2018 edition. The event which held at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, had officials of the African Union Commission, Jury... View details »

Aretha Franklin dies at 76 in US

32 min atras | India Today (Uganda)

Aretha Franklin, the preachers daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning Queen of Soul with such hit songs as Respect and Chain of Fools, died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said. Franklin, who won 18 Grammy Awards and ... View details »

´Amazing Grace´: How Aretha Franklin Took Us All to Church

32 min atras | New York Times (Uganda)

Albums dont “matter,” anymore. But they used to, and when they did, Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday, was responsible for one of the very best: “Amazing Grace,” a live album recorded over two days in January 1972, at the New Temple Missionary... View details »

Hybrid Machine Tools Offer One-Two Punch

32 min atras | Advanced Manufacturing (Uganda)

When additive manufacturing first hit the market, some said it would eventually be the death of traditional, or subtractive, CNC machining. More than 30 years later, new machines are showing additive manufacturing as it really is—a complementary ... View details »

Oil rises, but has weekly loss on trade worries

32 min atras | The Globe and Mail (Uganda)

Crude prices rose on Friday, but declined on the week on worries that oversupply would weigh on the U.S. market while trade disputes and slowing global economic growth would dampen demand for oil. U.S. crude declined for the seventh consecutive week,... View details »

Elon Musk recounts his ´excruciating´ year, admits to taking sleeping pills, working 120-hour weeks

32 min atras | NBCNews.com (Uganda)

It has been an “excruciating” year, said Tesla CEO Elon Musk during a lengthy interview with the New York Times — noting that “the worst is yet to come. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” Musk told the Times ... View details »

EU deplores ´brutal treatment´ of Ugandan MPs after president´s convoy stoned

2 hr atras | Reuters (Uganda)

KAMPALA (Reuters) - European Union diplomats in Uganda on Friday deplored “brutal treatment” of lawmakers arrested over a stoning of President Yoweri Musevenis convoy, and a rights body called for Ugandan authorities to prosecute the perpetrators of... View details »

Africa Top10 News

2 hr atras | iAfrica.com (Uganda)

Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana works at one of the worlds first drone delivery services. He leads a team of young people in Rwanda who launch and retrieve autonomous drones that deliver blood to remote hospitals. His job is the subject of the third episode ...and more View details »

Marikana massacre victims remembered on #Political Capital

2 hr atras | CNBCAfrica.com (Uganda)

A day that will live in infamy in South Africa, the Marikana massacre where police gunned down thirty-four mineworkers on strike at the Lonmin platinum mine. From lives lost to jobs lost, the mining sector jobs are under siege but beyond the numbers ... View details »

All-Kenyan final? Kwale, Nginda out to progress in girls football

2 hr atras | Daily Nation (Uganda)

IN MUSANZE, RWANDA. It will be a Kenya versus Uganda affair on Saturday in girls football semi-finals on day seven of the Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games. Kenyan champions Kwale Girls will be up against Mukono in the first semi as...and more View details »

DPP SG Wa Jeffrey scolds UTM as ´agalu´: Mutharika dismisses SKC´s ´bullet train´ pledge

2 hr atras | Nyasa Times (Uganda)

The outspoken Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general Greiselder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey on Thursday took her outbursts on United Transformation Movement (UTM) when she spoke during President Peter Mutharikas whistle-stop rally in... View details »

The best-kept secret in smartphones is coming to a US carrier for the first time ever

2 hr atras | Business Insider UK (Uganda)

The OnePlus 6T will be the first smartphone from OnePlus to be sold by a US carrier. It could also cost $550, $20 more than the current OnePlus 6. Despite no previous availability at US carrier stores, OnePlus phones have an incredibly dedicated ... View details »

New MacBook Air Leak Reveals Surprising Upgrade

2 hr atras | Forbes (Uganda)

Is Apple set to break the disappointment of the last few years and finally update the MacBook Air? The latest information from the supply chain and manufacturing partners suggests that a new macOS powered laptop is on its way. Apple CEO Tim Cook (R)... View details »

Volareo Smart Speaker Challenges Amazon Echo, Google Home, Apple HomePod With Crypto & Blockchain

2 hr atras | Forbes (Uganda)

A decentralized smart speaker is not exactly what it sounds like. The gadget, after all, is not decentralized. It is, however, the first to build in blockchain, crypto, and ... privacy. Volareo is a decentralised alternative to Google Home/Amazon ... View details »

A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble´s is now officially under construction

2 hr atras | Business Insider (Uganda)

Construction crews have broken ground on the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. When complete, the telescope will have a light-collecting area about 80 feet in diameter — nearly the area of a basketball court. GMTs photos will be about 10 times ... View details »

NASA admits $400M Mars Opportunity rover could be lost forever

2 hr atras | Fox News (Uganda)

In a blog post, NASA said that it may never again have contact with the Opportunity rover, after the craft got caught up in a Martian dust storm in the middle of June. While expressing optimism that the worst of the Opportunitys rovers problems may ... View details »

Echo Location series: Our Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Echo Fighter top picks kicks off

2 hr atras | Nintendo Wire (Uganda)

After last weeks Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct announced Richter Belmont as an Echo Fighter, it seems like there are no limitations as to who could be included in the game. Richter, as a third party Echo fighter, has (hopefully) opened the floodgates ... View details »

Near-perfect Upper Hill win rugby 15s title

2 hr atras | nation.co.ke (Uganda)

Upper Hills Abutwalib Wesonga (right) charges forward against Lenana School during their rugby 15s final at the Nairobi Region Secondary School Term One Rugby Finals on March 11, 2018 at Nairobi School. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |...and more View details »

Lucas Torreira, the man from Fray Bentos, can beef up Arsenal´s midfield

2 hr atras | The Guardian (Uganda)

Time for Torreira. That is the motto Arsenal chose to accompany all their messaging about the most pivotal of the five new recruits they have welcomed to try to help Unai Emery rework the shape of the team. Arguably, time for Torreira is long overdue ... View details »

Tanzania Static in FIFA Rankings

2 hr atras | AllAfrica.com (Uganda)

DESPITE being out of action for couple of months, Tanzania has remained static in the latest FIFA rankings released in Zurich, Switzerland yesterday. The latest rankings come from the new formula that was approved last June by the World football ... View details »

Ronaldo Joins Juventus, and Everybody Wins

2 hr atras | New York Times (Uganda)

FLORENCE, Italy — As soon as the final parking space is taken on Saturday afternoon, long before kickoff, the roads around Veronas Stadio Bentegodi will go into lockdown. Crack counterterrorism units — as well as Italys regular police and the ... View details »

VIDEO: Leader of Opposition breaks down over MP Zaake´s ´vegetative´ state at Rubaga Hospital

2 hr atras | pmldaily.com (Uganda)

LUBAGA – Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Betty Aol on Friday afternoon shed tears and nearly failed to address journalists after visiting the brutalised Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake in Rubaga Hospital in Kampala. Ms Aol, who was... View details »

Four dead, 8 injured in Kampala-Gulu road accident

2 hr atras | Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) (Uganda)

Four people have been killed and 8 injured in an accident at Matugga town along Kampala-Gulu highway. The dead have been identified as Rodgers Ssendegeya a resident of Nakasongola, Tadeo Kakembo of Kiryandongo district, Nabukenya Robinah from...and more View details »

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 44

2 hr atras | Reuters (Uganda)

GENEVA (Reuters) - Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 44 people, the World Health Organization said on Friday. FILE PHOTO:... View details »

US and Saudi Arabia Race Against Russia and Iran to Rebuild Syria, but Efforts May Come Too Little, Too Late

2 hr atras | Newsweek (Uganda)

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are rushing to challenge Russia and Irans influence in Syria by investing in reconstruction efforts, but their initiative may come late as the government of Bashar al-Assad gained more ground as well as local and ...and more View details »

Turkey and US trade new threats in detained pastor row

2 hr atras | BBC News (Uganda)

Turkey has warned it will retaliate if the US imposes further sanctions over a detained US pastor as the row between the two Nato allies intensifies. Andrew Brunson has been held in Turkey for nearly two years over alleged links to political groups. On ... View details »

UAE ruler orders free education for students as Eid Al Adha gift

2 hr atras | Khaleej Times (Uganda)

His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, ordered that 833 students will be the lucky recipients of University of Sharjah (UoS) scholarships this Eid Al Adha. This was announced on the Direct... View details »

Elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan Offers Little Conciliation to Foes

2 hr atras | New York Times (Uganda)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Imran Khan, the charismatic cricketer-turned-politician, was elected prime minister on Friday in an acrimonious vote in the lower house of Parliament that was punctuated by partisan shouting. “Those people who have looted the... View details »