A UN panel is calling for internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout "increasingly horrific propaganda.'' The panel recommended in a report circulated that these companies brief the Security...
The eCommerce industry in Africa is fast growing and this can be seen through the number of companies that have launched all over Africa. Despite the growth, the industry is still facing a number of challenges which need to be addressed before we can experience a boom in industry. Below are some of...
Tanzania will soon become a centre of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for East African countries after completion of the national Internet Data Centre (IDC) in Dar es Salaam. Opening the first Huawei Clouds Conference in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Minister for Communications, Science and Technology, Prof Makame Mbarawa...
Online privacy is a concern to so many people, and this has increased after the PRISM scandal involving many internet giants.  The Internet forms a large part of our lifestyle and we find it hard to do without it, what therefore is the solution, A good approach is to replace...
There are few American success stories as inspiring as those of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. They started with literally nothing and broke into the corporate world with products that have had billion-dollar impacts. They are the models to whom many startup entrepreneurs look for inspiration, particularly when they...
The 2nd EACO Exhibition began yesterday (June 24) with exhibitors from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and from Burundi at the Sheraton Hotel Kampala. The event is running concurrently with the 21st Congress Assembly under the Theme, “Improving People’s lives in East Africa through Digital Inclusion”. EACO institutionalized a regional ICT Exhibition for...
The first wave of innovation accelerators based on the 3rd Platform technologies of cloud, mobility, Big Data, and social media are beginning to roll into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) healthcare sector, with the Internet of things (IoT) set to play a fundamental role in shaping the digital...
The internet is very amazing, It is an asset which has brought information to our finger tips. Through it, we can access information from different websites, this does not leave it without some surprises. I have come across plenty of websites which fit my description of useless. Ladies and gentlemen,...
KAMPALA - President Yoweri Museveni while touring the government BPO incubation center stationed at Uganda statistics house agreed to intervene and solve the high cost of bulk bandwidth which is hindering ICT sector growth. The issue of high internet bandwidth costs came to the president attention after being raised by Information...
This month's traffic data indicates that PC Tech Maintained it's favourable positioning among top-ranked local websites in Uganda. Website traffic information provided by Alexa - a California - based subsidiary company of Amazon.com which provides commercial web traffic data - reveals a list of the Top 500 websites visited by internet users. Although this list is dominated by international websites,...