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Nakasongola district to spend UGX 10.4m on councilors smartphones

Nakasongola , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district council has approved a budget of 10.4 million shillings to buy smartphones for councilors to ease communication. 25 councilors represent 8 sub-counties, five town councils and Special Interest Groups at the district council. Fredrick Lwanga Balaam, the district speaker for Nakasongola …

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Prof Chibita’s Inaugural Lecture to focus on media freedom, regulation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Monica Chibita will deliver her Professorial Inaugural Lecture entitled “Between Freedom and Regulation: Reflection on Uganda’s Communication Landscape” on Friday January 17, 2020 at Uganda Christian University (UCU) in Mukono. She will examine Uganda’s regulator environment, effects of media regulation, the shift from the old …

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Liquid Telecom partners with Kymeta

New partnership announced at AfricaCom 2018 brings together Liquid Telecom’s award-winning VSAT service with Kymeta’s high throughput satellite communication system Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is extending its award-winning VSAT service through a new partnership with Kymeta, enabling it to deliver enhanced satellite mobile …

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Chat with the dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A funeral agency in Sweden is currently seeking volunteers for a project that it hopes will offer people comfort by allowing them to speak to their deceased loved ones. The agency called Fenix wants to create chat bots (artificial intelligence) to comfort mourning relatives …

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Government plans practical training institute for journalists

  The government intends to establish a practicing educational institution of higher learning for journalists to refine their skills as a way of enabling them to serve the public better through disseminating information. Minister of Information, Technology and Communications (ICT) and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze argued that due to the critical …

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