East Africa's biggest economies have launched an integrated real-time cross-border payments system designed to remove bottlenecks to business and bolster intra-regional trade, Kenya's central bank said on Wednesday. The East African Payments System (EAPS) is an early step towards the creation of a monetary union within the five nation East African Community...
Suggested searches from Google and Bing are a running meme, and for good reason: they can reveal consumer sentiment around certain products. This can be interesting, or embarrassing, and often both. Now, the following screenshots were taken moments ago in an Incognito session of Chrome, meaning that no user was...
"App" has been a computing term for a lot longer than five years. But, on July 10, 2008, it began its journey to becoming a household word. That's when Apple, a year after launching the iPhone, introduced its App Store to the world. The online marketplace launched with 500 apps, mostly...
With the high costs of staff training and education, forward looking companies are taking to innovative electronic solutions to improve their competitiveness and employee skills. Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading indigenous commercial bank is one of the few ingenious institutions that are moving to tame this challenge in innovative ways. Last...
Cybercrime is escalating faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, according to the Cyber Security Africa team, an organisation that looks at the dangers of the Web in Africa. Speaking on behalf of Sammy Kioko, the alliance manager at Cyber Security Africa, the Internet security firm’s operations manager...

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Google has unveiled an upgrade to the way it interprets users' search requests. The new algorithm, codenamed Hummingbird, is the first major upgrade for three years. It has already been in use for about a month, and affects about 90% of Google searches. At a presentation on Thursday, the search giant was...

Two new finds are at Saqqara, an older but less known pyramid site than GizaSeventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt.

More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings.

Initial excavations have already confirmed some of the findings including of two suspected pyramids.

"To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist," says Dr Sarah Parcak.

After attending my first networking event, I realized that networking is one of the most valuable uses of my time in terms of return—and not just in monetary terms. Networking is free, most of the time. It’s full of like-minded individuals, and if you go to the right events,...
Warid HeadquartersWarid Telecom has launched an exciting SMS Quiz promotion that will see over ninety of their customers win UGX 500,000 per day in a bid to reward their customers for their loyalty over the last three years. 

The Company CEO Madhur Taneja said the promotion dubbed “Be a millionaire” was designed to make a difference in the lives of Warid customers.  He urged customers to participate in the promotion by sending an SMS with the word “CASH”  to 151 where they will see a simple question and answer option 1 or 2. The charge per SMS is 500/-.