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It’s Time To Launch Your Digital Company

African countries have seen a rise in mobile penetration and this has been mostly Feature phones. In the recent past, there is a steady growth of the number of people coming...

Digital Migration; who benefits?

KAMPALA – This week opened on a rather serious but comical note. The global deadline for the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting was finally here, then Uganda’s ex-Premier announced his...

SMS will never die! How to properly use it for on-demand business

As much as I’m a self proclaimed champion of apps, I must admit that they remain largely a first-world phenomenon. SMS still provides back-end services for enterprise marketing and communications, such as real-time...

Data sharing made easier

Kampala – There are those moments when you get to a place and urgently need to update your social media pages or simply check out an internet page. But alas, you...
The changing trend of Education System in the world to digital . Image Credit : Sun Community News

Digital Classrooms: Is This Really Education?

If you need a little excitement in your life, walk into any faculty lounge or meeting room and announce that you think self-paced software is the wave of the future for...

Ushahidi, iAfrikan create interactive tool to help fight Xenophobia in SA

Kenyan non-profit Ushahidi and online publication iAfrikan have developed Report Xenophobia - a tool to help better understand the landscape of the violent attacks taking place against foreign nationals living in South Africa. The tool has...

Communicating at the speed of light

If you’ve traveled between Durban and Johannesburg by car you may have noticed the digging of trenches and the laying of pipes to carry bundles of fibre optic cabling that carry...

A new font based on Einstein’s handwriting will let you write like a genius

Soon your mundane emails can look like the scrawlings of a genius. A new font based on Albert Einstein’s handwriting is being developed in Germany, in time for the 100th year anniversary of the theory of relativity. Aided...

Make meaningful gestures that really help

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake disaster, Internet phone company Viber turned off its “Viber Out” billing on its Nepalese network. Nepal users can now call any destination for free...

How Microsoft is enhancing productivity to facilitate Africa’s economic development

In February 2013, Microsoft launched an initiative called 4Afrika in a bid to increase internet accessibility through affordable smart devices, facilitate modern education techniques and promote new Africentric technologies. Microsoft set out...
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INNOVATION

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa Coming To Nairobi in October – Calls...

The African continent being rich with diversity – in language, culture, and perspectives – has fostered innovation and creativity across a broad spectrum of...