Uganda

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Building a secure African digital ecosystem

World Cyber Security Summit - Africa succeeded in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy and cyber regulations in the African region.

Selected schools in Uganda to showcase how to improve education using innovation

As part of World Education Week, Uganda's Wakadogo School will talk about a program that meaningfully engages families and the community to ensure children, especially girls, attend school and learn.

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: β€œwhat 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.