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...
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The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) has launched a digital platform aimed at connecting young people to training, mentoring and employment opportunities provided by its pan-African youth empowerment initiative Youth Empowered for Success (YES!). The YES! initiative was launched last month, and aims to empower marginalised youth in six countries through...
The art of website design has never been more important, especially given the need to create optimised and responsive sites that engage visitors. When you also consider that Google recently released an updated algorithm that favoured websites which had been optimised for mobile use, it is imperative that entrepreneurs...

mobile_techMobile phone technology has revolutionized the African continent in so many ways. The mobile phone has been for many an African the first real (or at the very least, most sophisticated) computing device they have encountered that has connected them in a significant manner to other people across borders and across time, hence becoming a significant game changer in the dynamics of this continent – socially, economically and politically.

spyINTERNET spies have hacked into the email of ICC witnesses. Two witnesses under protection abroad confirmed yesterday that some of their emails had leaked and their confidential information was being circulated by some individuals.

The hackers have now been able to identify the witnesses putting their security at risk.

As the world becomes more and more dependent on social media, brands are already engaging with social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest and Instagram to communicate with their customers. Marketing is no longer the most important way to reach customers on these networks, and social customer service...

SOURCE: Business Day

Johannesburg — DISAPPOINTINGLY for some, the world will not end on December 21 2012, which is said to be the last day in a 5125- year-long cycle in the Mayan Long Count calendar that will be marked by a planetary catastrophe of some sort.

Humans are rather fond of such eschatological beliefs. Remember the Y2K bug, when the calendar ticked over from 1999 to 2000, prompting considerable fear of the end of the world as we knew it? But it is apt, if entirely coincidental, that the term eschatological - defined by Wikipedia as "a part of theology and philosophy concerned with what are believed to be the final events in history, or the ultimate destiny of humanity, commonly referred to as the end of the world" - sounds similar to another English word with somewhat more lavatorial connotations.

Take a look around today at people in line at Starbucks, on the train platform or waiting for their bags at the airport. Odds are, a huge chunk of them are staring down into a glowing mobile device -- passing time by checking on friends, catching up on texts or...
Most of us struggle to acquire an education for the simple reason that it is a guarantee to formal employment and the nice things that come with having a good job. But with the slowdown of the economy, a high population growth rate and widespread unemployment, things have become...