Digital Equality Award winners announced by Coalition for Digital Equality

Digital Equality Award winners announced by Coalition for Digital Equality

Coalition for Digital Equality (CODE) has finally announced the winners for the Digital Equality Awards. Coalition for Digital Equality is known for majorliy forcing on networking both local and international stakeholders to address the digital gender divide and drive sustainable economic growth in Africa. Hence the organisation came up with awards through which they recognition the achievements of individuals in…

Read More

Airtel scraps Tugabane offers on Daily bundles

Airtel scraps Tugabane offers on Daily bundles

Airtel Uganda has announced that its tugabane internet feature will no longer be available for daily internet bundles from Wednesday. The same will apply to freaky holiday and freaky Friday internet Data bundles. Tugabane is a unique feature by Airtel Uganda which allows Airtel customers to concurrently use the same data bundles. “Kindly be informed that effective Wednesday 21st July…

Read More

We shall use VPN to access Twitter – Nigerians tell Service Providers

We shall use VPN to access Twitter - Nigerians tell Service Providers

Nigerian social media in-laws have roared out loud to service providers that they will use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access Twitter following the suspension of its services in the country by the government. Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture announced the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria on Friday… One of the benefits of using a VPN…

Read More

IBM to empower African youths with digital skills through free training

IBM to empower African youths with digital skills through free training

The Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT,) has announced its partnership with IBM to provide free digital skills to groups of youths from African and Middle East countries. Among the eight countries that have been selected include Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Ghana, Jordan and Lebanon which will contribute a total of at least 40,000 youths to attain the training. However, upto…

Read More

Pitchfest: An Event for Entrepreneurs to Meet Local Investors in Uganda

Pitchfest An Event for Entrepreneurs to Meet Local Investors in Uganda

Talk to any economic expert and my most educated guess is they will tell you how SMEs are the backbone of any growing country. For the case of Uganda, the figures are staggering, close to 90% of business in the country falls in this category and this makes the demand for capital or local investors even more critical. On the…

Read More

Security Operatives Likely To Switch Off Internet Tomorrow Amidst The Swearing In Ceremony

Security Operatives Likely To Switch Off Internet Tomorrow Amidst The Swearing In Ceremony

With the swearing in ceremony of the president-elect, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni slated for tomorrow at Kololo Independence Grounds, word making round is that the internet could be switched off yet again for the second time this year. This comes after it was switched off in January a few days to the presidential and parliamentary elections. The reason given by…

Read More

The World demands more social emoji diversity, new Adobe study reveals

An emoji is worth a thousand words but only if you can find the right one.  An enormous number of people around the globe want social network emojis to be more inclusive and culturally distinct so they can show how they feel and communicate fairly as per their desires and intentions, according to a new Adobe study. Adobe’s latest Global Emoji Diversity &…

Read More

Personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hackers’ website

The hacker is asking for a four-digit sum (in USD) for the breached LinkedIn data

LinkedIn in hot soup after being hit by a data leak scandal for over 500 million users which were found for sale on the hackers’ website. The dataset extracted by hackers from LinkedIn’s database includes sensitive information like User IDs, email addresses, phone numbers, workplace information, full names, account IDs, links to their social media accounts, and gender details.  The…

Read More

Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

The world’s most popular social apps Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down on Thursday afternoon according to the trusted sources. Billions of users of the popular social apps experienced a blackout of the services which lasted for over 20 minutes on most continents. This was reported a second outage in a month period after the first occurrance on 19th March…

Read More