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