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Teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use - mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as well as poor body image and lower self-esteem, researchers said on Friday. In a study analyzing data from nearly 11,000 young people in...
Starting a business can often feel anything but easy. Not only will you need to create a rock-solid business plan, pick the perfect products and services, and finance your operations, but you’ll also need to create a powerful brand that connects with your target demographic. The brand you create will...
The year it was 2018. We tired to do our best to cover all the breathing bit of tech news around Africa and the world at large, but couldn't exhaust it all. With thousands of the news we reported throughout the year, our editor picked out 12, one each...
According to reports by BBC News, there could be an on-going battle of who is the King of YouTube between Swedish YouTuber; Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (a.k.a PewDiePie) and Indian music record label and film production company; T-series—founded by Gulshan Kumar. Quoting BBC News, "Felix Kjellberg mounted a challenge to Kumar's T-Series, to...
Hours left to wrap up 2018, our editor recaps/highlights some of the feature articles—we featured thanks to all our contributors. All the feature articles deal in depth with a particular topic—from Gaming, Business, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, Internet of Things, among others. Latest Tech Inventions For Enhanced Business Productivity Whether your...
With a few days left to wrap up the year it has been 2018, we look and recap some of the stories we covered in startups and innovations. From emerging as finalists to crowned as winners, to startups that received funds/grants, among others. 10. Two Ugandans were shortlisted for the...
The online games industry is an incredibly lucrative sector within the overall entertainment market. Gamers can't seem to get enough of connected, social experiences that let them take on enormous monsters, collect rare pieces of powerful loot, and embark on awe-inspiring adventures with their friends. From fantasy RPGs with...
In the year 2017, Bank of Uganda directed all Mobile Money operations in Uganda to be interoperable between the telecommunications companies operating in Uganda. This move was aimed at ensuring that customers from different networks would be able to seamlessly send and receive funds directly across all networks. MTN...
Whether your business is small or running its operations at a large scale, effective utilization of new ideas and technologies is vital not only to improve processes of your business but to enhance its overall operational efficiency and most importantly its revenues. Marketplaces are becoming highly competitive in these...
Ugandan innovator, Ketty Adoch was among the 11 changemakers selected from 200 applicants as recipients of Microsoft and National Geographic Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Innovation Grants. The 11 recipients were announced at an event on Dec. 11th at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The joint partnership of the two companies...