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A dead whale 6kg of plastic waste in stomach

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg (13 lbs) of plastic waste in its stomach, park officials say.

It’s finally here; the massive disruption brewing over Uganda’s tech landscape

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Monday November 19th 2018

IT’S HERE. The coolest customer app we have so far seen in Uganda was launched without much fanfare. It has been growing in stealth mode for the last quarter of 2018 and even more impressive has in that time quietly begun operations in Kenya as well. They popped up on our radar after they began posting their activities allover twitter, instagram and facebook and we decided to check them out.
The application has sixteen categories and users can access different service providers listed in these categories.

NEMA to conduct Tilenga Public hearing in Buliisa

Petroleum Authority Uganda (PAU) and National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) have announced that they will hold two public hearings for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for the proposed Tilenga Development Project.

Men own 95% , Women 5% of land in Lango region

In scathing findings, it has been discovered that whereas Uganda depends heavily on Agriculture and Conservation of Agriculture is based on three key principals: minimum soil disturbance, maintaining of soil cover through mulching and practicing crop rotation, very few people are practicing this concept

Multi million F-35 fighter jet suffers first crash

The US military has suffered the first crash in its hugely expensive F-35 fighter jet program me.

A F-35B jet came down in South Carolina, the Marine Corps said.

50 dead in Indonesia 7.5 earthquake

Almost 50 people have been confirmed dead after a strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit a coastal Indonesian city on Friday

Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

Scientists hope to find a new home for a rare copperhead snake found in Virginia.

The double-headed creature was discovered in a garden and is unlikely to survive in the wild.

President Trump declares Carolina a disaster area after 12 deaths

US east coast communities face “epic amounts of rainfall” from tropical storm Florence, which has been linked to at least 12 deaths.

Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm lands in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence is ravaging the US East Coast, knocking out power to half a million homes, causing buildings to crumble and stranding residents.

French claim Russia tried to spy on satellite in space

The French defense minister says a Russian spy satellite got close to a Franco-Italian satellite last year and tried to intercept its transmissions.

Mexico students develop electric shock self-defense coat

Four students in Mexico have developed a jacket they say could protect those wearing it from attacks.

Once armed, the sleeves of the coat can emit an electric shock

Rakai farmers want UWA to compensate plantations ravaged by stray Hippos

By Davis Buyondo

Rakai – More than 500 farmers in Rakai district have decried the increasing hippo invasions and destruction of several acres of food plantations.

US claim North Korea working on new missiles

North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration, media reports say.

Social media can make or break a person -Museveni

The Internet represents a communications revolution.

It makes instantaneous global communication available cheaply to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection the Internet is also potentially a medium of virtually limitless

Israel plans to launch moon mission on SpaceX rocket this year

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Three countries have landed missions on the moon: the US, Russia and  China Israel hopes to be the fourth when it launches a spacecraft this December with an assist from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Cave rescue: Four plus Four more boys rescued by Thai Navy divers

Divers have rescued four more boys from a vast cave system in northern Thailand on the second day of a complex operation.

The Thai Navy Seals leading the rescue operation have confirmed