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Amadeus brings new-generation travel intelligence to agents worldwide

NAIROBI: Amadeus today announces the launch of a travel intelligence suite for agents worldwide to help them connect to a vast source of data, instantly reveal hidden opportunities in the marketplace,...

Ugandan startup receives $100k from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

MMINDZS, a Ugandan startup has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Francis Otim, the CEO of MMINDZS will pursue an...

The role of ICT in citizen and government engagements in East Africa

iHub Research, today presented a report on a study they undertook in 2014 to assess how ICT tools are being used, for and in various aspects of governance in Kenya, Uganda...
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Social Media blunders that could cost you your Job

Over 78% of job recruiters check search engines for background on candidates, and 63 percent check social media sites, too. So it doesn’t matter how you set your privacy settings, whether...

Access MTN Services gets smarter with MyMTN app

TEN years ago when MTN was just one of three operators of telecommunications services in the country, it was hard to imagine a time when a "Dial *156#" would be so...

Why Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Earns $1 per YEAR

In 2013, the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg voluntarily dropped his salary to just $1 per year, joining the exclusive One-Dollar-Club for  CEOs that features names like Steve Jobs and Google co-founders...

Vibease: Smart Vibrator Lets You Enjoy A Hands-free Orgasm

Women looking to get a little bit of fantasy and titillation whilst ticking off chores on their to-do list need only slip on a pair of panties with their sexy little...

Matti Makkonen, pioneer of SMS technology dies

Matti Makkonen, who helped to launch the worldwide sensation of texting, has died at the age of 63 after an illness. Makkonen became known as the father of SMS after developing the...

Technology, Africa’s key to education

Education is pivotal to the growth of any nation and at Microsoft’s Partners in Learning Global Forum 2012, being held in Prague, Czech Republic, a number of solutions are being showcased that...

New road technology to collect energy from traffic

An Italian start-up “Underground Power” made up of Italian engineers has designed a cutting edge technology called Lybra which is a tire-like rubber paving. It is designed to convert the kinetic energy...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

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The 7th Annual Edition of the ACIA Kicks Off Today

Following last year's success, today kicks off the 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation Awards (ACIA); that aims to foster greater local involvement in the...