The Ministry of ICT & National Guidance has this morning presented the Data Protection and Privacy Bill to Information Communication Technology (ICT) Parliamentary Committee. Led by the Cabinet Minister, Hon Frank Tumwebaze, the cross-functional team that included officials from the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance and the National Information...
This afternoon, the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, commissioned the Project Management Team that will oversee the delivery of the long-awaited procurement system, Electronic Government Procurement system (eGP). The cross-functional teams include representatives from the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic...
Today we live in a society where popular culture and changing trends can define our lives far beyond what we expect, and one of example of this is how willing we are to embrace new technology and the way we have adapted the whole idea into our daily lives. It's...
Following their ban on the sale of SIM Cards recently, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued yet a new directive, this time to stop the sale of airtime scratch cards, by June 30th, in favor of electronic points of sales and distribution. Little is known why UCC has come up...
With so many tools and resources on the web, it’s never been easier to get an online store up and running. Not only is it simple, but an e-commerce business is also remarkably quick to set up and requires minimal upfront costs. Up until recently, however, the technicalities of...
With today’s caller identification technology, it can be easy to know if a trusted person is calling you. Often, businesses allow for their information to be shown on the caller ID, as well.  A myriad of numbers, however, seem to come through that you may be unable to identify...
How will digital trends impact your business in 2018? Exciting changes are on the horizon with creativity, and innovative design taking center stage. Traditionally low-tech settings aren’t exempt; some of the most important digital trends are improving profitability for businesses that rely on warehouses, farms, and other environments that...
Cross border eCommerce continues to provide significant growth opportunities for retailers and manufacturers with an international online product offering. According to a 2017 DHL report, cross-border retail volumes are predicted to increase at an annual average rate of 25% between 2015 and 2020 (from USD$300 billion to USD$900 billion) –...
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, today announced the launch of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion. The prestigious competition, awarding a total of $200,000 in prizes, was established...
It’s long been the sad case that girls are in the minority when it comes to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (collectively referred to as STEM). The STEM approach where the four subjects are integrated and not studied individually is different to how they have been...