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AT&T agrees to buy Time Warner in over $80 bn deal

New York, United States | AFP |  Telecom giant AT&T has struck a deal to buy entertainment company Time Warner for more than $80 billion, to add in-house content to its distribution services, a banking source familiar with the negotiations said Saturday. An official announcement is expected before Monday’s trading …

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UK’s Independent back in profit after going web-only

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain’s Independent newspaper said Thursday it had returned to profit for the first time in more than 20 years, after ditching its print edition and going exclusively online. The left-leaning paper published its final print edition in March, the latest shake-up for the British …

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VIDEO: NBS TV gets media council certification

VIDEO: After conforming to the regulations and standards of the Uganda Media Council, NBS television has been certified as an authentic media house and a number of staff accredited fully to practice journalism in Uganda, as required by the Press and Journalists’ Act of 1995.  The Media Council will renew this …

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Nabimanya talks HIV prevention 

INTERVIEW: Humphrey Nabimanya calls himself a social entrepreneur. Apart from hosting a youth show on one of the local TV stations, Nabimanya is a HIV/AIDS activist and a counselor.  “My personal experience and what I witnessed in society created a yearning in me to cause change,” he says. He says …

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UWA loses 50, denies extrajudicial killings in park

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has refuted reports that it has been involved in extrajudicial killings of members of communities living near national game parks. This follows media reports that seven civilians were shot dead in August by game rangers in Murchison Falls National Park. The reports indicated that the civilians killed were not armed. UWA …

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Google adds fact-checking to news articles

Washington, United States | AFP | Google is adding “fact check” tags to its news articles, introducing the feature amid a US presidential race roiled by heated disputes over the accuracy of information. The move, announced Thursday, will allow readers on Google news applications and websites to click on links …

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USA Today warns against vote for ‘dangerous demagogue’ Trump

Washington, United States | AFP |  In a break from tradition, USA Today took sides Friday in the upcoming presidential election, warning readers to “resist the siren song of a dangerous demagogue” and reject Republican Donald Trump. The national newspaper, one of the most widely circulated in the United States, …

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