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Facebook’s Oculus pushes virtual reality with new gear

San José, United States | AFP | Facebook on Thursday worked to ramp up enthusiasm for its virtual reality line, unveiling new gear including a lower-end wireless headset prototype. The company’s Oculus virtual reality division is set to release in coming months a new “Touch” controller and a more affordable …

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15 years on, the Afghan war still defies US timelines

Washington, United States | AFP | Fifteen years after the US invasion of Afghanistan, President Barack Obama and the American military have dug in for a long campaign that defies rigid timelines and easy barometers of victory. On October 7, 2001, in response to the 9/11 attacks, President George W. …

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JOBS: Librarian UN

Job Opening Posting Title: LIBRARIAN Job Code Title: LIBRARIAN Department/Office: UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA Duty Station: GENEVA Posting Period: 03 October 2016 – 01 December 2016 Job Opening Number: 66260 Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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JOBS: Ethics Officer

Job Opening Posting Title: Ethics Officer, P4 Job Code Title: ETHICS OFFICER Department/Office: ETHICS OFFICE Duty Station: NEW YORK Posting Period: 04 October 2016 – 02 December 2016 Job Opening Number: 64387 Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE   Share on: WhatsApp

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VIDEO: Musisi lauds NBS TV for Kampala City Festival support

VIDEO: KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi has this afternoon paid a courtesy visit to NBS television, and applauding the television for successfully seeing through the just concluded 5th annual Kampala city festival.  Musisi lauded the television saying NBS association with the event, made this year’s festival bigger than any other held. …

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VIDEO: Who picked Besigye from the airport?

VIDEO: Who “kidnapped” Rtd.Col.Dr. Kizza Besigye moments after the plane he was travelling in touched the ground at Entebbe International Airport? According to Besigye, officers wearing Civil Aviation Authority uniforms picked him from the aircraft, put him in a CAA vehicle, and drove him to the old airport where he was handed …

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VIDEO: CAA denies arresting Besigye at airport

VIDEO: The Civil Aviation Authority has denied claims by Ugandan opposition politician Dr. Kizza Besigye that he was arrested by their staff at Entebbe airport soon after returning from London, and then forcibly driven back to his home in Kasangati.     Share on: WhatsApp

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VIDEO: Museveni halts teachers’ degree requirement

VIDEO: President Yoweri Museveni has with immediate effect halted the policy that mandates all primary school head teachers to have university degrees. The president says head teachers who are diploma holders are now in panic to enroll for degree programs which he says will affect work in their schools. Share on:

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VIDEO: Why journalists snubbed Parliamentary Committee

VIDEO: The battle between the media and parliament is just about to begin after four media houses snubbed the summons by the Parliamentary committee on Rules, Privileges and discipline saying Parliament lacks the jurisdictions to summon them. It’s only the government News paper, the New Vision that appeared before the committee …

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