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Daily Mail
Lupita Nyong'o to bring her Oscar talent to Broadway debut in EclipsedWatch out Tony Awards! Lupita Nyong'o brings Oscar winning talent to Broadway a
Lupita Nyong'o to bring her Oscar talent to Broadway debut in Eclipsed
Daily Mail / Posted 15 minutes ago
Watch out Tony Awards! Lupita Nyong'o brings Oscar winning talent to Broadway as she prepares to make debut in Eclipsed She won the film industry’s highest honor in her first major acting role in 2014. The 12 Years a Slave Oscar winner was in high... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Zika virus and Rio Olympics: dangers, precautions, fearsThe spread of the Zika virus has raised questions and concerns about the Olympi
Zika virus and Rio Olympics: dangers, precautions, fears
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 minutes ago
The spread of the Zika virus has raised questions and concerns about the Olympics from Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. Here we try to address some of them. What is Zika, and how does it spread? Zika, primarily spread by mosquitoes, was first... Read more
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Super Sport
Big Match Feature: Vipers v Enyimba Although, the People’s Elephant boast of massive experience at this stage and
Big Match Feature: Vipers v Enyimba
Super Sport / Posted 28 minutes ago
Although, the People’s Elephant boast of massive experience at this stage and are favourites to win this tie against a side making only their first appearance at the continental showpiece, the Ugandan outfit is... Read more
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Salon.com
8 ways people have gotten “creative” with pot to enhance their sex livesThis article originally appeared on Much ink has been spilled on the diverse u
8 ways people have gotten “creative” with pot to enhance their sex lives
Salon.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
This article originally appeared on Much ink has been spilled on the diverse uses of cannabis down the years, including its medicinal properties, pain management, the treatment of epilepsy, and so on. But what has pot done for your sex life lately?... Read more
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King Fut
Women's volleyball: Egypt draw Algeria​Egypt women’s volleyball national team have been placed in Group B alongside r
Women's volleyball: Egypt draw Algeria
King Fut / Posted an hour ago
​Egypt women’s volleyball national team have been placed in Group B alongside rivals Algeria for 2016 Olympic games qualifiers. The African qualification tournament for the 2016 women’s Olympic games will be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 12 to 19... Read more
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Japan Today
Japanese radar components used by N Korean navy, U.N. report finds ‹ Japan TodayNorth Korea has reconfigured Japanese-made civilian radar systems for use by na
Japanese radar components used by N Korean navy, U.N. report finds ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 hours ago
North Korea has reconfigured Japanese-made civilian radar systems for use by naval ships as showcased at an anti-ship missile test reported last year, a document compiled by experts investigating U.N. sanctions against the country says. The 73-page... Read more
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Daily Mail
First case of Zika identified in Maryland bringing total number of affected U.S. states to 21 First case of Zika virus
First case of Zika identified in Maryland
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
bringing total number of affected U.S. states to 21 First case of Zika virus identified in Maryland on Thursday, officials said It comes a day after first case, and 4 potentials, was reported in... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Cairo to Cape Town: The Harpenden cyclist on 11 month-long Christian Aid excursion Nick has been training for the ride since as far back as 2014, when he cycled
Cairo to Cape Town: The Harpenden cyclist on 11 month-long Christian Aid excursion
Herts Advertiser / Posted 4 hours ago
Nick has been training for the ride since as far back as 2014, when he cycled from John O'Groats to Land's End. (l-r Christian Aid CEO Loretta Minghella, Nick Simon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Puntlanders Share Their Views On the Electoral Process With the International CommunityGarowe, 11 February 2016 - An international delegation concluded a three-day vi
Puntlanders Share Their Views On the Electoral Process With the International Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Garowe, 11 February 2016 - An international delegation concluded a three-day visit to the federal member state of Puntland today. The delegation consisted of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender PowerNew York — Senior US officials have warned that the Democratic Republic of Cong
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
New York — Senior US officials have warned that the Democratic Republic of Congo could be hit by violence worse than Burundi's if President Joseph Kabila does not surrender power later this year. "A political crisis is building as the DRC prepares... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a gr
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a grassroots humanitarian organization he founded to help improve the lives of orphaned street... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a gr
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a grassroots humanitarian organization he founded to help improve the lives of orphaned street... Read more
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Wayne Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a gr
NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Jesse Sprinkle records 'love notes' in Paradise, Uganda
Wayne Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Musician, recording engineer Jesse Sprinkle talks about Paradise Uganda, a grassroots humanitarian organization he founded to help improve the lives of orphaned street... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Challenges for Africa in 20162016 leads Africa into a new era in international cooperation. The migration an
Four Challenges for Africa in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
2016 leads Africa into a new era in international cooperation. The migration and refugee crisis, terrorism, violence and fragility - all triggered by or mixed with the very visible impacts of climate change - are stark reminders that action on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishop Kakubi Passes OnMbarara — The retired bishop of Mbarara Archdiocese Rt. Rev. John Baptist Kakub
Bishop Kakubi Passes On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Mbarara — The retired bishop of Mbarara Archdiocese Rt. Rev. John Baptist Kakubi has passed on. Bishop Kakubi died at Kampala Hospital, at around 12.30 PM, Sr. Germina Keneema, the Executive Secretary for Social Communications for Mbarara Archdiocese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Working On What Matters Most for International Justice in AfricaWhile the African Union (AU) and some African states are caught up in debates a
Working On What Matters Most for International Justice in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
While the African Union (AU) and some African states are caught up in debates about the relevance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for Africa, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has focused on what matters most - how to secure justice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transport Minister Orders Safety Audit of RVR After Train Brake System FailsKenya has ordered an immediate safety review of Rift Valley Railways (RVR) oper
Transport Minister Orders Safety Audit of RVR After Train Brake System Fails
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Kenya has ordered an immediate safety review of Rift Valley Railways (RVR) operations following a Wednesday night incident when a train engine sped across the Nairobi's network unmanned after its braking system failed. Kenya's Transport Cabinet... Read more
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International Business Times
Top 5 Netflix recommendations: Dope, Bates Motel, Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace and more Directed by Rick Famuyiwa (Our Family Wedding), this comedy drama is a coming-o
Top 5 Netflix recommendations: Dope, Bates Motel, Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace and more
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa (Our Family Wedding), this comedy drama is a coming-of-age story for the post hip hop generation aka the 1990s. Malcolm Adekanbi (Shameik Moore) is a bit of a geek, carefully navigating life in The Bottoms, a tough... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Hertneky promotes vision health in trip to HaitiFor George Hertneky, his recent trip to Haiti was an eye-opener. Hertneky, of
Hertneky promotes vision health in trip to Haiti
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 hours ago
For George Hertneky, his recent trip to Haiti was an eye-opener. Hertneky, of the Brush-based Hertneky Vision Source Center, recently returned from Haiti as an advocate for healthy vision awareness and as ambassador for the 'Optometry Giving Sight'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bush War Veterans Told to Quit for YouthMbarara — The coordinator for NRM party campaign task force in western Uganda,
Bush War Veterans Told to Quit for Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Mbarara — The coordinator for NRM party campaign task force in western Uganda, Ms Peace Mutuzo, has said its high time the Bush War revolutionaries gave way for the young generation to run the country. While addressing journalists in Mbarara on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boda Boda Riders to Get Group Life Insurance CoverKampala — National Insurance Corporation (NIC) has partnered with the Nakasero
Boda Boda Riders to Get Group Life Insurance Cover
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kampala — National Insurance Corporation (NIC) has partnered with the Nakasero Hospital and Uganda Police Force to provide insurance cover to boda boda riders under their umbrella body, the Uganda National Boda boda Association (UNBA). The group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Election Observers Must Be Curiously ObservedVarious election observer missions are in the country observing the trends prio
Foreign Election Observers Must Be Curiously Observed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Various election observer missions are in the country observing the trends prior to the February 18 general election. They have met the government team and the Electoral Commission and got assurances of a free and fair election. They are also meeting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Vows to Scrap Idle and Disorderly LawWakiso/Mukono — The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential cand
Museveni Vows to Scrap Idle and Disorderly Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Wakiso/Mukono — The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday ordered police and other authorities to stop arresting people for being 'idle and disorderly". The NRM leader who was addressing his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Where the Law of the Jungle PrevailsThe newscast carried images of violent confrontation in Ruhinda County on Tuesd
Where the Law of the Jungle Prevails
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The newscast carried images of violent confrontation in Ruhinda County on Tuesday night. Ruhinda has been represented by Maj Gen Severino Kahinda Otafiire, 65, in Parliament since 1996. The Justice minister lost the NRM primaries to another army... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Moderators Confirmed for Presidential DebateRetired journalist, Joel Kibazo and Makerere University don Suzie Muwanga will
Three Moderators Confirmed for Presidential Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Retired journalist, Joel Kibazo and Makerere University don Suzie Muwanga will join Straight Talk Africa host, Shaka Ssali to moderate at the forthcoming debate due on February 13. This was confirmed on Thursday in a press conference held in... Read more
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Gamasutra
Hyper Rabbit Power Go! (Hyper RPG!) Twitch Channel Captures the Vibrancy of the Pacific Northwest’s Game Community and DevelopmentHyper Rabbit Power Go! (Hyper RPG!) Twitch Channel Captures the Vibrancy of the
Hyper Rabbit Power Go! (Hyper RPG!) Twitch Channel Captures the Vibrancy of the Pacific Northwest’s Game Community and Development
Gamasutra / Posted 8 hours ago
Hyper Rabbit Power Go! (Hyper RPG!) Twitch Channel Captures the Vibrancy of the Pacific Northwest’s Game Community and Development Hyper Rabbit Power Go! is a new Twitch Channel led by Zac Eubank, former Showrunner of the popular Geek and Sundry... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Back to its roots: How Zika may threaten Africa Nearly 70 years after its discovery in mainland Africa the virus is threateni
Back to its roots: How Zika may threaten Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
Nearly 70 years after its discovery in mainland Africa the virus is threatening to return to the continent. Aedes aegypti mosquitos are photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Birth defect tied to Zika virus can leave children with lifetime of health woesBy Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babi
Birth defect tied to Zika virus can leave children with lifetime of health woes
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 hours ago
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babies born in Brazil with abnormally small heads and brains -- believed to be caused by infection in the womb with the Zika virus -- typically face a lifetime of health... Read more
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DW
Ugandan election: 'zero chances' for the opposition |Ugandans head to the polls on February 18 amid a troubling increase in threats
Ugandan election: 'zero chances' for the opposition |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
Ugandans head to the polls on February 18 amid a troubling increase in threats against the opposition and the media. President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country for 30 years, has said he wants to extend his term in office in order to help... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chiefs, Sundowns Seek End to African Title MiseryKaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will again lead another charge by South Afr
Chiefs, Sundowns Seek End to African Title Misery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will again lead another charge by South African clubs to rule the continent when the CAF Champions League preliminary rounds get underway this weekend. The South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) is one of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vipers Begin Continental Life Without MiyaAfter a month-long action in Rwanda for the 2016 Orange African Nations Champio
Vipers Begin Continental Life Without Miya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
After a month-long action in Rwanda for the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship (CAN), won by DR Congo, the focus of African football turns to the continental club championship with the preliminary round across the continent this weekend. In... Read more
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dna
Back to its roots: How Zika may threaten AfricaFlorzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether
Back to its roots: How Zika may threaten Africa
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection she contracted at 21 weeks could have harmed her unborn child. But Amado isn't Brazilian. She lives on the volcanic archipelago of Cape Verde,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brazil links 3 deaths to suspected Zika-related complicationsCould Zika prove fatal? Three deaths linked to suspected complications of the v
Brazil links 3 deaths to suspected Zika-related complications
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
Could Zika prove fatal? Three deaths linked to suspected complications of the virus, say Brazilian officials 3 people are thought to have died from Zika complications, officials say Brazilian scientists found the virus in body of woman, 20, who... Read more
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The Courier
Ecotourism and responsible travel: The destinations we should visitIn countries such as Nepal, Jordan, Afghanistan and Rwanda, your tourist dollar
Ecotourism and responsible travel: The destinations we should visit
The Courier / Posted 10 hours ago
In countries such as Nepal, Jordan, Afghanistan and Rwanda, your tourist dollar can do double duty helping the locals and wildlife, writes Louise Southerden. It's something we don't always think about, but where and how we travel can have a big... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Luweero Tells NRM to Stop Skulls Campaign AdvertsThe ruling National Resistance Movement leaders from the districts in Luweero T
Luweero Tells NRM to Stop Skulls Campaign Adverts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The ruling National Resistance Movement leaders from the districts in Luweero Triangle, the main frontline for the 1981-86 National Resistance Army (NRA) guerilla war that brought President Museveni to power, have asked the Electoral Commission (EC)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Chief Upbeat On Mobile PaymentsTanzania's success in mobile money payment owes much to a bold stance taken by
Central Bank Chief Upbeat On Mobile Payments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Tanzania's success in mobile money payment owes much to a bold stance taken by regulatory authorities to allow innovations to grow instead of killing it with too many rules. This was said in Dar es Salaam by the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is UnifiedKampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in pow
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is Unified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in power and campaign to extend his 30-year presidency for another five years, saying he needs to help East African countries achieve a federation. "I am here to see whether we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR - Defence Ministers Meeting OpenLuanda — The meeting of Defence ministers of the member countries of Internatio
ICGLR - Defence Ministers Meeting Open
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Luanda — The meeting of Defence ministers of the member countries of International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) started Wednesday in Luanda. The meeting was initially scheduled to open in the Wednesday morning but it started in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudanese Vice-President in Luanda for ICGLR SummitLuanda — The Vice-president of Sudan, Hassabo Mohamed, arrived on Wednesday in
Sudanese Vice-President in Luanda for ICGLR Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Luanda — The Vice-president of Sudan, Hassabo Mohamed, arrived on Wednesday in Luanda to participate in the 6th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), taking place on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Domestic Financing Vital, East Africa ToldNairobi — The Eastern African countries are projected to grow strongly above 6
Domestic Financing Vital, East Africa Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Nairobi — The Eastern African countries are projected to grow strongly above 6 per cent in the next two years but financing of the growth is becoming limited. According to Mr Andrew Mold, senior economic affairs officer of the United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solar-Powered Wells Ease Conflict Over Water in Rift ValleyChepkram — With her year-old baby strapped on her back, Christine Lenganya, 25,
Solar-Powered Wells Ease Conflict Over Water in Rift Valley
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Chepkram — With her year-old baby strapped on her back, Christine Lenganya, 25, lifts and balances a 20-litre jerrycan of water on her head. The mother of four leaves the borehole and follows a rocky footpath that weaves through dense acacia trees... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten AfricaPRAIA/LONDON: Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm
Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten Africa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
PRAIA/LONDON: Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection she contracted at 21 weeks could have harmed her unborn child. But Amado isn't Brazilian. She lives on the volcanic archipelago of... Read more
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The Star
Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten AfricaPRAIA/LONDON (Reuters) - Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to
Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten Africa
The Star / Posted 11 hours ago
PRAIA/LONDON (Reuters) - Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection she contracted at 21 weeks could have harmed her unborn child. But Amado isn't Brazilian. She lives on the volcanic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Bid to Title Gets Tough As Ethiopian Premier League ResumesSt. George succeeded to collect the full six points in the span of six days rig
A Bid to Title Gets Tough As Ethiopian Premier League Resumes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
St. George succeeded to collect the full six points in the span of six days right after the Ethiopian Premier League football club competition resumed last week Monday. In their first encounter against Wolayita Dicha they enjoyed a comfortable 3-0... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transport CS James Macharia Orders Safety Review of RVR OperationsThe government has ordered an immediate safety review of Rift Valley Railways (
Transport CS James Macharia Orders Safety Review of RVR Operations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
The government has ordered an immediate safety review of Rift Valley Railways (RVR) operations following Wednesday night's incident when a train engine sped across the city's network unmanned after its braking system failed. Transport Cabinet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Team Steps Down to Take 124th Position in FIFA February RankingsEthiopia's position goes down for the fifth time in a row Difficult to satisfy
National Team Steps Down to Take 124th Position in FIFA February Rankings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Ethiopia's position goes down for the fifth time in a row Difficult to satisfy the national football fans The Ethiopian National Football Team went six steps down to take the 124th position in the Federation of International Football Association... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Shilling Will Stabilise in 2016 - BoTDar es Salaam — The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) and economists are optimistic about
The Shilling Will Stabilise in 2016 - BoT
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Dar es Salaam — The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) and economists are optimistic about the performance of the shilling in 2016 following signals of little pressure domestically and from outside. While the central bank expects a continued stability, other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President to Restrain Landlords On EvictionsWakiso — NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni yesterday vowed to end the
President to Restrain Landlords On Evictions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Wakiso — NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni yesterday vowed to end the "war" between land lords and tenants and promised to use the Land Fund to stop evictions. The President, who was addressing a rally in Nakawuka trading centre in Busiro... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infectionIn October, when David O'Connor last visited Brazil as part of a decade-long re
UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infection
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 hours ago
In October, when David O'Connor last visited Brazil as part of a decade-long research program studying drug-resistant strains of HIV, one of his Brazilian collaborators had a request. "He asked about using some of the technologies we have developed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cranes Need Shs1.8 Billion for AFCON ClashWith four games remaining in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group D qua
Cranes Need Shs1.8 Billion for AFCON Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
With four games remaining in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group D qualifiers, Uganda Cranes are in good stead to make the finals for the first time since 1978. Coach Micho Sredejovic's side lead the group with a maximum six points ahead of... Read more
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