The reach of social media is ever-expanding and there are many ways to use social media to research, network, and eventually find a job. Social networking allows job-seekers and employers to reach their target – matching the right person to the right job. Whether you are just thinking about making...
MOBILE MONEY has been the preferred segment of interest for many financial giants. Statistics alone would give us an idea behind this reasoning, there are 70% mobile phone users among the 7 billion inhabiting on planet earth, however a mere 30% of this populous have bank accounts. This clearly...
As part of its engagement with African partners in promoting economic opportunity and development in Africa, the U.S. Department of State will sponsor Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge, an Africa-wide competition to encourage the development of mobile, web, and desktop applications (“apps”) that help address the challenge of youth unemployment...
Heads of State, ministers, industry CEOs and thought leaders debate ICT sector transformation and its implications ITU Telecom World 2012, the world’s premier telecommunications and ICT event, opened its doors today to five days of debate, knowledge-sharing and networking in Dubai amongst some of the most influential leaders of industry,...
The benefits of social media and why you need to do it are no longer relevant questions. What matters is how you do it. When companies get started on this, one of the questions most frequently asked is whether social media should be outsourced, or done in-house? There is...
Second-year students at the Makerere University College of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), in Uganda,  invent a hand-held pregnancy scan-like machine called WinSenga. The machine, which consists of a funnel-like pinnard horn similar to the one used by midwives, can be used to scan a pregnant woman’s womb or detect problems such...
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...
Have you ever watched a movie as interesting as it is inspiring? Well, if you have never, then you might never know how it feels for the idea you somewhat borrowed from a movie to become a success story. Not just a simple story but one that gets engineers beaming...
Former Premier, Prof. Apollo Nsibambi  asked schools to promote Mathematics and Information Communications Technology in order to prepare students to become productive and useful to society. He said natural sciences such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology play a key role in improving people’s quality of life, any policy that targets...
A congressional investigation has labeled Chinese telecommunications equipment firms Huawei and ZTE as threats to national security and will advise government departments and US companies to steer clear of their products, The Wall Street Journal reports. The House Intelligence committee report, which sums up a year-long investigation, is set to...