The past three years the Ugandan e-commerce sector has gone from non-existing to booming. We have seen an explosion of e-commerce companies entering the market and encouraging us to buy and sell cars, clothes, apartments and much more online. The question is, who is actually benefiting from this success?...
Most small business owners will quickly discover that their biggest challenges do not necessarily include coming up with new and innovative ideas, finding terrific clients, or hiring staff. Instead, everything seems to come down to finding a way to fix the pervading lack of time that underscores every aspect...
Underfire IT Authority, NITA-U has responded to the various accusations that are being thrown around the media, notably that it is charging Government Ministries, Departments & Agencies (MDAs) $300 per Mbps per month for internet connectivity. The authority came out to publicly share statistics of their undertakings in reducing the cost...
LIGHTSYNC is new technology that has been introduced by Logitech to enable gamers to set up their lighting to reflect themselves as a gamer. The lights are fully customisable and can even be set up to respond to events that happen within games. The G560 PC Gaming Speaker will be...
BRCK has launched a rugged, self-powered mobile WiFi device which connects people and things to the internet in areas of the world with poor infrastructure, all managed via a cloud-based interface. SupaBRCK, a connected rugged microserver is powered by a dual core Intel 64-BIT processor with a up to 5TB...
Instagram is a free mobile photo-sharing app with 80 million users and counting. It has seen many changes lately. Instagram was acquired by Facebook in April 2012, launched a redesign on iOS that includes a new “Explore” tab and is rumored to be developing a web presence (so that users can see photos online, not just on the mobile...
Electronic voting has been used by Zambian lawmakers to remove the immunity of the country’s former president Rupiah Banda, who is facing possible arrest amid corruption charges. The process to remove Banda’s immunity from prosecution was subjected to electronic voting on Friday by the speaker of the country’s national assembly...
Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are to face a new tax proposed by the UK government in a bid to raise awareness of and prevent issues such as extreme and polarizing content, fake news as well as underage access to content minors should not be exposed to. Under current rules, social media...
If you’ve heard of Bitcoin, you’ll know that it is an internet currency designed for paying for things predominantly in the online universe, at least for now. Bitcoin ATMs don’t give out money like a traditional cash machine, but allow their users to insert notes in exchange for bitcoins and...
Leading Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei has engaged African telecom operators on Digital Operations Transformation saying this should be geared towards creating long term strategic value both for the teleco and its customers. Speaking at the telecoms industry Operations Transformation Forum at AfricaCom in Cape Town, the company said, as...