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Universities to get high speed internet

World Bank and Knowledge Consulting Ltd hatch $52bn plan | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan universities and other post-secondary education institutions could get hooked on the high-speed internet while some students and teachers get free laptops under a proposed plan by the World Bank and Knowledge Consulting Ltd. The ambitious Africa …

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Education system, limited digital tools slow down persons with visual impairment

In the second part of this two-part series of Unfair Education and Limited Digital Skills Opportunities to Children with Visual Impairment in Uganda, Caroline Ayugi highlights the dilemma of learners with visual impairment in choosing a career. Gulu, Uganda | SPECIAL FEATURE |  The unfair education and limited digital skills opportunities to …

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CRIME MANAGEMENT: Senior Police Officers graduate in ICT

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forty three senior police officers have completed a four-month training in Information and Communication Technology-ICT use, Crime management command, execution of operations, and observance of human rights. The graduates were cohorts of the intermediate command and staff course intake which started on April 9. …

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Deputy IGP appoints new ICT Commanders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Maj Gen Paul Lokech, has overhauled commanders in the directorate of Information Communication and Technology-ICT.  This is in a bid to improve timely response to crime incidents captured by Closed Circuit Television –CCTV security cameras, The latest reshuffles of …

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Wage bill management in local governments

Leveraging information technologies is crucial in mitigating challenges posed by new normal of COVID-19 COMMENT | PHOEBE ATUKUNDA | The Government of Uganda decentralised human resources management and development to Local Governments (LGs) under Section 126 of the Local Governments Act Cap 243. This legislation gives LGs powers to determine …

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Kabaka cautions subjects on ICT and social media misuse

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has cautioned his subjects in Buganda kingdom and diaspora against misusing Information and Communication and new media to malign their monarchy. He said this in a virtual conference organized by different Buganda communities in North America held on Saturday evening …

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