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UN opens digital early-warning system in Kampala

Uganda has become the first African country and third in the world to host the United Nations Global Pulse Lab, a data innovation hub whose aim is to promote the use of data in policy formulations and designing early warning responses to calamities.

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Solar; Free energy from the Sun

It’s this time of the year again, as the week is often referred to comes around in August and attracts diverse companies to interact with the growing number of customers who are desirous of cutting their power costs or those that are environmentally conscious  and simply want to cut their …

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MPs asked not to endorse budget for phone tapping law

Human Rights activists have urged Parliament not to pass a State House supplementary budget worth Ushs 200 billion  for setting up a monitoring centre and procure surveillance equipment for the enforcement of the regulation for the Interception of Communication’s Act. The request is being made under the National Budget Framework …

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Warnings over text-sharing apps

Warnings are being issued about Android apps that exploit a phone’s ability to send unlimited numbers of text messages. The apps are proving popular because they claim to reward phone owners for every text message they relay.

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Tablet goes on sale for £30 in UK

A tablet costing £30 has gone on sale in the UK. The UbiSlate 7Ci, made by UK-based company Datawind, is the commercial version of the Aakash 2 tablet, which was originally launched in India.

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