Afrimax the parent company of Vodafone Uganda has entered receivership and an administrator has been appointed. According to sources in the telecom industry, Donald Nyakairu has been appointed the administrator and individual creditors have been asked to verify their credit positions with the Vodafone Uganda with the new administrator. Nyakairu is a managing partner at […]
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Washington, United States | AFP | Facebook says it is banning all ads related to cryptocurrencies in an effort to fight scams. The social media giant said it is barring ads for “financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency.” …
To further cement the growth in Nigeria’s software sub-sector, the Chief Executive Officer, Figma, Dylan Field, has stressed the importance of system design.
The United Kingdom Government has disclosed that 95 per cent of premises within the country now have access to superfast broadband.
If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this is for you. Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of […]
Washington, United States | AFP | A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about American and allied military personnel in places including Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. While some bases are well known to groups that want to attack them, the map also shows what appear to …
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Nokia is introducing new silicon chipsets for running next-generation 5G wireless networks.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), private sector and the public to be vigilant and proactive ahead of possible cyber-attacks in 2018.
Indications emerged yesterday that Teleology Holdings Limited may have been finally selected as the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest mobile network operator.
China has extended to Uganda a grant of USD30 million (approximately Shs100bn) into skilling Ugandans who will work in industries and factories. The grant is going to fund the construction of the industrial skills training and production center in the Namanve Industrial Park in Wakiso district. While addressing the Chinese delegates at the ground breaking […]
A potential battle is currently looming between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Interconnect Exchange Operators over some alleged sharp practices going on in the telecommunications sector.
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) was on Tuesday hosted by the Special Forces Command (SFC) in Entebbe to sensitize the latter on the Authority’s ongoing work to make access to Government services easier by taking them online. SFC is a specialized component of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) tasked with carrying out […]
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has offered Parliament’s assistance to the East African Legislative Assembly’s (EALA) quest for autonomy. Kadaga said Parliament has the technical wherewithal, being the first Legislature in the region to attain financial and administrative autonomy over its affairs. This, Kadaga pledged to EALA Speaker Martin Ngoga, who asked for Uganda’s support in establishing […]
Members of Parliament have asked the National Planning Authority (NPA) to fast track the development of the National Spatial Data Portal. The Portal is a system intended to integrate data from all government ministries, departments and agencies to inform the planning process. MPs say lack of the planning portal is responsible for the mushrooming of […]
THIS WEEK: Museveni declines to sign GMO bill, to be re-tabled Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Bio technology and biosafety bill tabled in 2012 is set to be shelved longer after the President refused to sign it into law. The bill that came to be commonly known as the GMO bill will now …
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The Government of Uganda through the European Union and Council of Europe has obtained support to assist Uganda harmonize legislation on Cybercrime and electronic evidence towards Ratification of the Budapest Convention on Cyber Crime. The Budapest Convention on Cybercrime is an international treaty that seeks to address Internet and Computer Crime by harmonizing national laws […]
A team from the National Information Authority Uganda (NITA-) visited Mulago on National referral hospital on Wednesday to assess needs of the hospital in order to implement a customized Integrated Hospital Management System (IHMS) aimed at improvement of clinical and administrative efficiencies at the hospital through process automation. IHMS is expected to provide functionalities like […]
Just a few years after MTN introduced 4G internet to the market, Africa’s biggest telecommunication network is already testing its next big milestone, the 5G network. Our reporter Sharon Kyatusiimire talked to Val Okecho, the public relations officer MTN Uganda on what a 5G network would mean for the Ugandan customer. Here are the excerpts […]
The Director, Technical Standards, NCC, Dr Fidelis Onah made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the 90th Consumer Outreach Programme of NCC in Aba.