What More Can We Do for Girls? Digital Divide
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What More Can We Do for Girls? Digital Divide

On Monday, Uganda joined the world in commemorating the International Day of The Child under the theme, “Digital generation, Our generation.” Representing United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at the celebrations, Munir Safieldin said when COVID-19 necessitated unprecedented public health measures such as frequent lockdowns and closure of schools and businesses, societies with advanced digital technology were able […]

Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX
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Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX

Kampala, 14th September 2021 Equity Bank has today unveiled EazzyFX, an innovative electronic channel that allows customers particularly SMEs and corporates to settle forex transactions and enjoy a seamless experience as they deal in foreign currency based on the day’s streaming rates. Additionally, EazzyFX enables customers to request for competitive quotes and prices for both […]

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Mastercard and Paycode Increase Access for Remote Communities

10 September 2021 – An estimated 57 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa remains financially excluded while close to 30 percent remain without a form of identification and 60 percent of the continent has no internet connectivity, leaving these individuals unable to access government assistance and basic financial services. To address these challenges, Mastercard […]

Why business must adapt E-Commerce
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Why business must adapt E-Commerce

The impact of Covid-19 and its containment measures has shifted the landscape of how trade can be conducted. Today businesses are seizing every opportunity provided by digital technology and innovation to offers enormous products that drive economic growth and business development. The Future of commerce through E-Commerce has massive potential to create major shifts in […]

ICT Opinions

Big Tech Flies Too Much

Richard Gokrun, FUNAFUTI, TUVALU –Last year, Microsoft announced that it will be carbon-negative by 2030. “If we don’t curb emissions, and temperatures continue to climb,” the firm said on its official blog, “science tells us that the results will be catastrophic.” Microsoft deserves credit for publicly discussing the climate crisis, being transparent about its own greenhouse gas […]

Ecobank Group, Microsoft upskill Africa’s SMEs 
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Ecobank Group, Microsoft upskill Africa’s SMEs 

Lomé, 22 July 2021 – The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Africa. This training will provide SMEs with digital skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s digital world.    SMEs have been significantly […]

KIU, Huawei Signs ICT Academy MoU
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KIU, Huawei Signs ICT Academy MoU

At KIU Main Campus – On Friday, July 23, 2021, Kampala International University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei Technologies Uganda Company Limited on the establishment of an ICT Academy with KIU, a school-enterprise cooperation project that helps higher education institutions to build talent ecosystem. The representatives from Huawei were well received by the […]