Uganda

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What happens when you are under constant surveillance?

Those in support of constant and invasive surveillance by the state ask: “what do you have to hide?” when one opposes surveillance. However, they don’t understand the second and third order effects of constant surveillance.

Government regulation of digital technology or content is a slippery slope

The problem with allowing governments to ban, block, or regulate digital content is that they ultimately find a way to use that law to ban content that is actually not extremist nor terrorist but it criticizes them and they don’t like it.

MTN sells equity in tower companies in Ghana and Uganda

MTN Group has sold its equity in tower companies in both Ghana and Uganda. The company has also explained that it still does not see Jumia as a long-term strategic asset for the Group.

How Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda are fighting cybercrime

Cyber insecurity is a threat to Africa’s digital economy. Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda have criminalised cybercrime and established frameworks to manage cyber attacks.

Uganda, Ghana, and Botswana ranked top 3 globally when it comes to women-owned businesses

Uganda, Ghana, and Botswana are the top 3 countries that have the highest percentages of women-owned businesses. This is according to the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) for 2019.

Many lives could be saved through the use of data science

Low-income regions are grappling with deaths from preventable causes including childbirth. A new project hopes to use data science to help identify those in need of interventions at the community level.

How FinTech startups can increase customer loyalty

Cashback rewards in the long run could be trojan horse that FinTech startups have been waiting for. More people will become more inclined to go cashless because of clear incentives when one goes that road.