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Picture: Showing are the Kenyan software developers participating in a hackathon organised by Nokia in June 2012. However, Internet of Things has commanded the attention of developers and tech professionals alike. Image Credit: Developlocal

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa Coming To Nairobi in October – Calls For Applications

The African continent being rich with diversity – in language, culture, and perspectives – has fostered innovation and creativity across a broad spectrum of categories. US-based online publisher of tech industry news;...
WannaCry Ransoware. (Photo Credit: Quartz)

WannaCry Ransomware: Security Experts Find Clues to Lingering Risks

Two-thirds of those caught up in the past week's global ransomware attack were running Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system without the latest security updates, a survey for Reuters by security ratings...

WhatsApp Finally Rolls ‘Pin Chat’ Feature to Android

Earlier this month we reported that the Facebook-owned social messaging platform; WhatsApp was introducing the 'Pin Chat' feature in the beta version on Android, as launching soon. Looks like the messaging platform...

FULL STORY: Why MPs Voted to Extend SIM Card Verification Deadline

Members of the 10th parliament on Thursday evening unanimously supported a motion moved by Leader of opposition and Kasese Woman MP, Winnie Kizza to have the Simcard Verification Deadline extended. Parliament’s decision...
ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze will be the Guest of Honor at the forum.

Minister Tumwebaze: SIM Card Verification Deadline Still Stands Despite Parliament Motion

The Minister for Information, Communication Technology and National guidance, Frank Tumwebaze has said that the deadline for simcard verification still stands despite parliament’s motion to extend it by not more than...

BREAKING: Parliament Passes Motion to Extend SIM Card Verification for a Year

Parliament has Thursday evening passed a motion to extend the controversial simcard verification deadline for a period of one year. According to the directive by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), telecommunications operators...

Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence...

Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the launch of its brand in Liberia. As from today, Cellcom Liberia becomes Orange Liberia. The acquisition of the Liberian operator Cellcom...

Microsoft to Deliver Microsoft Cloud from Datacentres in Africa to Enable Greater Innovation, Entrepreneurship...

Today Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to...
All individuals with already registered simcards need to update their particulars with the National Identity card database for them to stay active, short of which they would be deactivated. (Photo Courtesy)

High Court Dismisses Case Challenging SimCard Verification

High court in Kampala has Thursday thrown out an application seeking an injunction to delay the disconnection of unverified sim cards beyond the set deadline (Friday May 19th) The case was filed on April...
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Facebook Fined USD$122 Million Over WhatsApp Deal by the European Union

On Wednesday, Reuters reported how the Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. was set to be fined by the EU. According to new reports by the News Agency, on Thursday,...
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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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3 Ugandan Teams Make it to the Finals of the Bots...

For many years now, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. has been promoting innovation across Middle East and Africa, providing startups with the...