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Learning code in Uganda: These are the best options to get you started

Whether you are scared that some intelligent robot is about to replace you on your job or you want to be a rockie developer making some side income …

Computer Science

5 tips on how to save money on your Uber rides in Kampala

One of the biggest challenges for most commuters in Uganda is the hustle of finding timely transportation when they need it most. Uber’s entry into …

Uber rides in Uganda now show on Google maps

The newest Google Maps update has finally rolled out the feature that shows ride hailing services alongside destination routes. Google Maps first …

SchoolMaster Solutions launches myChild, a school management app for parents and schools

Back in 2012, <b>Dignited</b> ran a story about <b>SchoolMaster</b>‘<b>s myChild</b> an ambitious school management app still in its infancy which was set to transform …

WPS Office Review: A free worthy office suite for your smartphone and PC

Don’t they say that if it looks like a frog, hops like a frog and croaks like a frog, then by all means it must be a frog? Now, WPS Office looks like …

Congs on your Degree but are you Employable? How IHSU is bridging the gap between Education and Employability.

With over 47 institutions of higher learning, Uganda churns out between 40,000 – 100,000 graduates every year who come out to fight for the very few …

TEAMS undersea cable maintenance to disrupt East Africa Internet speeds

The East African Marine System (TEAMS) undersea cable spanning the East African coast from Mombasa, Kenya to Fujairah Port in the United Arab …

ALTX East Africa Launches new Securities Exchange in Uganda

<b>ALTX East Africa Ltd</b> has gone live with a high tech exchange. The team led by CEO, Joseph Kitamirike which has been working on the exchange since …

Researchers squeeze the world's internet traffic into a single fiber strand

Researchers in the US and Netherlands have pushed the boundaries of information communication to the limits. They have discovered a means of pushing …

The Kitenge, the iPad and the African — the time bomb you hadn't thought of

Last year, when the Broncos were miserably beaten by the Sea Hawks at the contentious Super Bowl finals, Twitter went awash with streams of 140 …

5 Interesting Emerging Industries in Uganda You should know about

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Uganda expanded 4.73 percent in the first quarter of 2014 which in fact is lower than the average GDP growth rate …

A computer & coding kit for all ages: simple as Lego, powerful as Pi will be shipping soon

Teaching kids how to program computers is no easy fete. It’s even worse when the computer teachers get to know that these little kids still find it …

Microgrids: The answer to accelerate the extension of power to off-grid areas

So you woke up this morning, turned on the lights in all the rooms you move through in preparation to start your day. If you took a warm shower, you …

What is the future of smartphones? Is it going to be a battle of hardware or software?

Every single quarter, we see phone manufacturers releasing new smartphones and tablets claiming that they are the best devices yet. Every single year …

Future 101: The Mind blowing world of Neuroscience

How long do you think it’ll take before we are able to control complex machines with just our thoughts? How long till technology lets one mind …

Future 101: The future of Mobile Money

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a 2nd post by Angello Obel on his “Future 101” series. The series seeks to explore the most futuristic concepts and</i> …

Future 101: Tissue Engineering and 3D bio-printing

12 years ago some smart people modified an inkjet printer and cartridge to enable it to print out living tissue. Since then, working heart valves, …

Welcome to "Future 101"

<i>“In 50 years, 95% of everything we know will have been discovered in those 50 years.”</i> – Dave Evans Chief technologist at Cisco Systems<p>Up until the …

Why you are going to want an electric car

Currently, the electric car market is dominated by a pricey luxury car the Tesla Model S and a family car with range issues, the Nissan Leaf. Several …

The African classroom is changing and the blackboard is dead, No it isn't

Picture this; a grade six teacher stands infront of a classroom filled with about 50 students each holding touchscreen rectangular devices on their …

The obsolescence of natural resources

For many developing nations around the world such as Uganda, growth strategies hinge on better exploitation of natural resources. This might be …

Kayoola Bus EV: Kiira's Prototype Electric/Solar Hybrid Full Bus Specifications

We covered The Kayoola Bus Test Drive at the beginning of February and also the small unfortunate mishap a fortnight later. Before that we wrote …