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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 presidential ambitions, finally. So what was comical about this, one may ask? Well, Amama Mbabazi made a digital announcement...
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 online thanks to the raise of smartphones and as you read this 70000 people have gone online. There...
When I was a kid I always tinkered with stuff, often leaving them inoperable because I didn’t really know what I was doing, but on occasion I actually tinkered enough to fix a radio that had been written off or something like that. That a little boy can grab...
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 are out of data bundle! You turn on your WiFi and to your anguish there is nothing or even...
As long as business expenses are concerned, there are many companies which overlook the vitality of preventative maintenance and don’t inform themselves about repairs until there are definite signals of damage. While you will spend less money during the short run, not considering preventative maintenance and waiting till things...
A new report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) has exposed loopholes in Uganda’s cyber security capacity; indicating that it’s at an embryonic state and that no concrete action has been taken to help the situation. The report was compiled after a three day consultation with different government...
Remember when your social media feed used to be all about what you’d done in the past? You might have live-tweeted events or shared a few snaps on Instagram sometimes, but that was about as dynamic as it got. Now improvements in live streaming technology are changing everything. With...
UCC has concluded a review of wholesale Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and SMS markets in Uganda. This is in line with the Commission’s ethos of consultation-based regulatory reforms across various communications markets. The Study focused on the provision of wholesale USSD and SMS access services by mobile network operators...
The foreign exchange market (also known as “devizakereskedés” in Hungary) is in many ways a training ground for successful businessmen. Forex trade teaches a trader lesson that can be applied in virtually any sphere of business. But what does it take to be successful in the trade in the...
South Africa’s strength in the financial services sector continues to be proven, as South Africa’s FSB (Financial Services Board) has added Stockpair.net to the blacklist as the binary options broker is domiciled in Belize and not protecting in South Africa, therefore breaking the rules. Stockpair.net isn’t a stranger to...