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Stanchart opens Uganda’s first digital bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Customers of Standard Chartered Bank are experiencing new service of a full-fledged digital bank recently opened in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb. The Bank’s Managing Director, Albert Saltson, said the new digital branch, located at the Vivo Energy Petro Service Station and fully equipped with digital …

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IMF chief speaks out on digital currencies

Washington, US | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Monetary Fund is seeking a leading role in rallying the world’s central banks to get ahead of digital money and crypto currencies in the global financial system. The IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, wants authorities to “distinguish between real threats and needless …

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How digital technology can help reinvent basic education

E-learning innovations: How digital technology can help reinvent basic education TECHNOLOGY | Rohen d’Aiglepierre, Amélie Aubert & Pierre-Jean Loiret | African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32.6 million children of primary-school age and 25.7 million adolescents …

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US approves first pill with digital tracking device

Washington, United States | AFP | US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient is taking a medication as scheduled. The pill, called Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), is designed for patients with schizophrenia, …

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TUMWEBAZE: Uganda must be ICT compliant  

By Julius Businge Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Information and Communication Minister Frank Tumwebaze has said that government is committed to harnessing the opportunities of digital technology in offering service delivery to the people. He made the remarks at Sheraton Hotel on July 20 during the ICT stakeholders’ consultative …

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LIVE: Uganda defines Digital Vision at ICT Workshop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  ICT practicioners and stakeholders in the private and public sector in Uganda are meeting to help set digital milestones for the country at a consultative meeting at Sheraton Hotel on Thursday. The workshop is organised by the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, in …

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