Uganda

Total 63 Posts

Smart investments in technology can help beef up Africa’s agriculture economy

Uganda offers some useful lessons from its use of smart investments in technology and farmer organization. These have made it the only East African country that is self-sufficient in milk.

Protect journalists against the COVID-19 pandemic

As journalists now more than ever, during the coronavirus pandemic we should consider sharing video footage, tips, contacts, audio recordings, few media houses will provide protective gear although they should take put our safety ahead of stories and counting eyeballs.

Ugandan parliamentarian claimed country has a COVID-19 cure

Rebecca Kadaga, speaker of parliament in Uganda, claimed in March 2020 that the country will be rolling out a spray to kill COVID-19. Any claim of a treatment or cure without scientific evidence gives false hope but might also be dangerous.

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.