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Friday, January 17th, 2020

 

African Internet Slows After Undersea Cables Break – @MTN apologizes

By BLOOMBERG Internet users across more than a dozen sub-Saharan African nations experienced slow service after two undersea cables to the continent’s western coast were damaged this week. The so-called WACS and SAT3/WASC cable systems are in the Atlantic Ocean and connect South Africa and many other African countries to Europe, according to Openserve, a unit of South Africa’s biggest fixed-line telecommunications provider, Telkom SA SOC Ltd. One break is near Libreville in Gabon and the other is in the vicinity of Angola’s capital, Luanda, Openserve said in an emailedRead More


African Internet Slows After Undersea Cables Break – @MTN apologizes

By BLOOMBERG Internet users across more than a dozen sub-Saharan African nations experienced slow service after two undersea cables to the continent’s western coast were damaged this week. The so-called WACS and SAT3/WASC cable systems are in the Atlantic Ocean and connect South Africa and many other African countries to Europe, according to Openserve, a unit of South Africa’s biggest fixed-line telecommunications provider, Telkom SA SOC Ltd. One break is near Libreville in Gabon and the other is in the vicinity of Angola’s capital, Luanda, Openserve said in an emailedRead More


Next Stage of Uganda’s Digital Economy Will Be Powered by Open API

Image by GETTY IMAGES By EIN Presswire & APO The Next Stage of Uganda’s Digital Economy Will Be Powered by Open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) While about 18 million Ugandans are now able to access services via the internet, only a fraction of the 18 million are able to bank, pay school fees or utility bills, order transport, search for location, learn, or perform a variety of other basic day-to-day needs; online. Why is that? Among other hinderances, the answer lies in the capacity of different mobile platforms to connectRead More


Carrefour opens Uganda branch in expansion drive

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – Carrefour just made one of their biggest investment mistakes. I give them 3yrs to exit Uganda but they could even fail in the next 18mths. They should fire the person who did the Business Analysis that recommended for them to set up shop in Uganda. Fine. They might last 5yrs. In which case, they will still lose money. Did Carrefour study the history of Uchumi, Nakumatt and Shoprite in Uganda? I don’t think so. Does Carrefour know that shit will hit the fan in Uganda anytime?Read More


Carrefour opens Uganda branch in expansion drive

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – Carrefour just made one of their biggest investment mistakes. I give them 3yrs to exit Uganda but they could even fail in the next 18mths. They should fire the person who did the Business Analysis that recommended for them to set up shop in Uganda. Fine. They might last 5yrs. In which case, they will still lose money. Did Carrefour study the history of Uchumi, Nakumatt and Shoprite in Uganda? I don’t think so. Does Carrefour know that shit will hit the fan in Uganda anytime?Read More


Carrefour opens Uganda branch in expansion drive

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – Carrefour just made one of their biggest investment mistakes. I give them 3yrs to exit Uganda but they could even fail in the next 18mths. They should fire the person who did the Business Analysis that recommended for them to set up shop in Uganda. Fine. They might last 5yrs. In which case, they will still lose money. Did Carrefour study the history of Uchumi, Nakumatt and Shoprite in Uganda? I don’t think so. Does Carrefour know that shit will hit the fan in Uganda anytime?Read More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day January 18, 2020: Coldrum Long Barrow

The Coldrum Long Barrow is a ruined British Early Neolithic chambered long barrow near the village of Trottiscliffe, Kent. Probably constructed in the fourth millennium BCE, it was built by pastoralist communities soon after the introduction of agriculture to Britain. Built out of earth and around fifty local sarsen-stone megaliths, the barrow consisted of a tumulus enclosed by kerb-stones. At the eastern end of the tumulus was a stone chamber containing the remains of at least seventeen human bodies, at least one of which had been dismembered before burial, potentiallyRead More


UGANDA: All scams running in Kampala are by govt or endorsed by govt

Ugandans are losing their money because of stupidity, idiocy and moronity. In addition, their hate of reading is costing them money daily. If you open this link below, you will see many articles I wrote, Uganda media wrote and the videos from NTV which posts all their youtube videos on my blog for me. Hallelujah! https://ift.tt/2G39aal #MUSEVENInotTHEproblem. If your brain cannot think, do not blame the NRM regime. Anyway, ndi mutitifu katono. Banange the CEO of #DevelopmentChannel told me that he is flying to Canada to kill me. To likeRead More


Ugandans petition Parliament over Dunamiscoins

Speaker Kadaga (R) receives the petition By UGANDA PARLIAMENT  Over 5,000 people have petitioned Parliament seeking a refund of money invested in Dunamiscoins Resource Ltd, a private firm that accepted deposits before suddenly closing shop in December.Dunamiscoins Resource Ltd was a privately owned company, which claimed it was committed to providing complementary roles to banks, bridging gaps for the informal sector by providing income for the poor. The Company’s bank account was frozen late last year and the petitioners say that they are not sure of their having invested uptoRead More


Ugandans petition Parliament over Dunamiscoins

Speaker Kadaga (R) receives the petition By UGANDA PARLIAMENT  Over 5,000 people have petitioned Parliament seeking a refund of money invested in Dunamiscoins Resource Ltd, a private firm that accepted deposits before suddenly closing shop in December.Dunamiscoins Resource Ltd was a privately owned company, which claimed it was committed to providing complementary roles to banks, bridging gaps for the informal sector by providing income for the poor. The Company’s bank account was frozen late last year and the petitioners say that they are not sure of their having invested uptoRead More