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We need accountability for COVID funds

It’s time to test the transparency and accountability that this government boasts of and preaches as its principles COMMENT | MICHEAL ABONEKA | First, Parliament approved a supplementary budget of Shs284 billion to fight COVID-19. This was approved under Addendum 2, of the Supplementary Expenditure Schedule No. 2 for Financial …

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Minister Ogwang rallies Katakwi on peace, reconciliation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The newly appointed Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology, ICT and National Guidance, Peter Ogwang has rallied residents in his constituency to embrace peace and reconciliation. Ogwang, who was speaking to his supporters in Katakwi on Saturday for the first time since …

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The big Fintech opportunity

New law to facilitate trade and digital payment systems Kampala, Uganda  | JULIUS BUSINGE | Fintech offers enormous opportunities such as improving service delivery, provision of employment opportunities and boosting financial inclusion for the unbanked to the developing economies. It is therefore important that the innovations are appreciated, according to …

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Africa moots for joint position on Global technology

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Africa Information and Communications Technology consortia groups, the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the Uganda Communication Commission – UCC are lobbying all ICT departments across the African continent to come up with a joint position on global technology. The position agreed upon …

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No business for uncertified ICT companies – NITA-U

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Are you in the business of providing information communication technology services and you are not certified by National Information Technology Authority of Uganda? It is going to be tough for you to get any business from government or private sector. Frederick E. Kitoogo, the NITA-U director …

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