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Airtel Uganda launches fastest 4G internet

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Airtel Uganda, Uganda’s second largest telecom firm has today launched its 4GLTE mobile telecommunications technology in the presence of Information and Communications Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communication Commission Director for Corporate Affairs, Fred Otunnu. Speaking at the launch in Kampala, the company’s Managing Director, …

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TUMWEBAZE: Government to hold monthly open days

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Government is set to hold monthly open events in which its agencies and departments will explain to the public matters service delivery, according to the Minister of Information Technology and Communications Frank Tumwebaze. Tumwebaze was speaking Thursday Sept. 21 at the ICT Ministry headquarters in …

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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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ICT Minister Tumwebaze outlines Uganda’s plans for outer space

Kampala, Uganda| The INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance is developing a digital vision for the country as an overall ICT policy framework that will set digital milestones for each sector of government. ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze told Parliament on Tuesday that country aspirations on satellite development and …

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Rwanda startups pitch for capital

  African startups can now score capital commitments real time―so long as they convince a venture capitalist to give it to them in front of a live audience. Rwanda |Jake Bright| That’s the format for Face The Gorillas, a Rwandan IT pitch series that runs several times a year on …

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Uganda’s ICT experts warn UCC on SIM-cards

Uganda’s Information Communication Technology Association (ICTAU) has warned that a new directive for subscribers to re-register their SIM-cards “poses significant risks which, if not addressed, could have severe consequences for Uganda’s society and economy.” ICTAU gave four reasons they thought the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directive did not make sense, concluding …

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Uganda urged to use ICT in promoting agriculture

  Government has been called upon to formulate a national E-agriculture policy to regulate the emerging industry and to promote speedy and wider adoption of the use of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in agriculture. According to Fhiwa Ndou, the Head of User Acquisition at We Farm, a free peer-to-peer service …

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COMMENT: Developing skilled human capital

COMMENT: By Michael Wanyama Success, challenges of funding higher education institutions through student loan scheme It is now three years since the establishment of the student loan scheme in 2014 in Uganda. The idea of the student loan scheme was propelled by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of …

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