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Ayoba users to send MTN MoMo For Free  in ‘Life inside ayoba’ campaign

Ayoba users to send MTN MoMo For Free in ‘Life inside ayoba’ campaign

Africa, East Africa, Technology, Uganda
MTN customers can now, using the ayoba App, send MTN MoMo for free to fellow ayoba users in a new campaign dubbed ‘Life inside ayoba’.   Ayoba is a unique instant messaging App that offers MTN MoMo transactions (that are now free) as well as chat, photo and video sharing. It also comes with music, gaming, fashion, sports and news platforms that offer the user an all-in-one experience.   Download the Ayoba app from the app store or google play and relish the uniqueness of ayoba, the all-in-one African super app at no data cost. Susan Kayemba MTN Uganda's Senior Manager for Digital services says Ayoba underscores the goal of bringing more people to the digital space. Ayoba users to send MTN MoMo For Free in ‘Life inside ayoba’ campaign MTN Uganda in partn...
New Bill on Crude Oil Pipeline Project in Parliament

New Bill on Crude Oil Pipeline Project in Parliament

Africa, East Africa, Technology, Uganda
A Bill that will allow for the development and implementation of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Project (EACOP) is before the House. The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Special Provisions) Bill, 2021 presented by the Minister of State for Mineral Development, Hon. Sidronious Okasai  seeks to  facilitate the full implementation of Uganda’s obligations under the Intergovernmental Agreement and the Host Government Agreement. The object of the Bill is to enable some provisions of the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between Uganda and Tanzania as well as the Host Government Agreement signed between Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Company Limited to allow for progress of the project. The Bill will cater for some matters agreed upon in the agreements that are nec...
Uganda’s Vice President H.E Jessica Alupo Epel at NBS Housing Baraza

Uganda’s Vice President H.E Jessica Alupo Epel at NBS Housing Baraza

Africa, East Africa, Technology, Uganda
Kampala,Uganda: REMARKS   BY   HER EXCELLENCY JESSICA ALUPO (MP) VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA Vice President H.E Jessica Epel Alupo with the lands,Housing and Urban Development  Minister  Hon.Princess Persis Namuganza. DURING THE 3rd EDITION OF THE NBS HOUSNG BARAZA   the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Lands) in the Cabinet of Uganda being welcomed by Joe Kigozi, the Next Media General Manager. VENUE            :               NEXT MEDIA PARK, NAGURU     DATE               :               14th OCTOBER, 2021     TIME                :               09.00 AM The Chief Executive Officer NBS, Kin Kariisa, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Members of Parliament, All ...
Ain Dubai: fireworks, food trucks and live performances to mark opening

Ain Dubai: fireworks, food trucks and live performances to mark opening

Africa, Entertainment, LifeStyle, Technology
Panna Munyal Entry to Ain Dubai Plaza is free on October 21 and 22 Guests who visit Ain Dubai during its opening weekend will be entertained by more than just the jaw-dropping views that a ride in the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel offers. Ain Dubai Plaza looks set to have a distinctly carnival-esque vibe on October 21 and 22, as part of a two-day opening extravaganza, promising everything from family activities to fireworks. While food is available from the Ain Dubai lounge and the concessions inside the cabins, the plaza will also host 12 food trucks from opening time, which is 2pm, until 7pm on October 21. This will be followed by a set by DJ Dany Neville at 8pm, who will play live on stage with the music being projected in all the caps...
Facebook Blames Nearly 6-Hour Outage On Router Work

Facebook Blames Nearly 6-Hour Outage On Router Work

Africa, Technology, USA
Facebook Outage: The outage affected company's 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services. By AFP Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps stopped working for almost 6 hours. Washington:  Facebook blamed the outage on configuration changes it made to routers that coordinate network traffic between its data centers. "This disruption to network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centers communicate, bringing our services to a halt," Facebook vice president of infrastructure Santosh Janardhan said in a post. Cyber security expert Brian Krebs described what happened as Facebook taking away "the map telling the world's computers how to find its various online properties." In addition to the disrupti...