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US military to create separate unified cyber warfare command

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump ordered the US military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations. The move means the US Cyber Command, or Cybercom, will eventually become its …

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NTV confirms Aggie Konde’s departure

NTV confirms Aggie Konde’s departure Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nation Media Group CEO Joe Muganda has today confirmed that NTV Managing Director Aggie Asiimwe Konde is moving to Msingi East Africa. Briefing staff of  Africa Broadcasting Uganda LTD. (NTV/SPARK TV) Thursday morning, Muganda confirmed Konde had got a great offer in …

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Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab

Beijing, China | AFP | A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a centre that treats internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens. The first country to declare internet addiction a clinical disorder, China is estimated …

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TECH: WISH Comes True

The Toyota WISH is the new Toyota Ipsum; the most sought after car by Ugandan car buyers. The reason for the love being showered on the new car on the road is perhaps easy to see. Like the Ipsum, the WISH is riding on the Toyota name in a market …

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SpaceX to launch super-computer to space

Miami, United States | AFP | SpaceX is poised to launch an unmanned cargo ship toward the International Space Station Monday, including a super-computer that could direct astronauts on future deep-space missions. The liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Dragon cargo ship, is planned for 12:31 pm (1631 GMT) …

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CIA chief says ‘nothing imminent’ in US-N.Korea standoff

Washington, United States | AFP | CIA director Mike Pompeo offered assurances Sunday there was “nothing imminent” in the US standoff with nuclear-armed North Korea but said he wouldn’t be surprised if Pyongyang conducted another missile test. Pompeo’s remarks cap a week in which US President Donald Trump vowed “fire …

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