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  • Mastercard and the Uganda Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have signed an MoU that will support digital innovation 
  • The agreement will accelerate the adoption of digital solutions in the country aimed at enhancing government services. 
  • The deal is aligned with Uganda’s push for digital Innovation 

Mastercard and the Uganda Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate digital innovation and transformation across the country.

This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the implementation of the ‘Digital Uganda Vision’, aimed at driving socio-economic development, enhancing services, and driving financial inclusion.

The signing of the MoU was witnessed by Chris Baryomunsi, Minister of ICT and National Guidance in Uganda, and Victor Ndlovu, Director and Business Development Lead for East Africa at Mastercard.

The agreement is aligned with Uganda’s digital transformation goals laid out in their Digital Uganda Vision. This vision will empower …

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(L-R) Dr. Henry Nakalet Opolot, Project Coordinator for ACDP and Assistant Commisioner at Ministry of Agriculture, Industry and Fisheries, Government of Uganda hands over the winning certificate and award to William Luyinda, CEO & Co-Founder of EzyAgric and Esther Karwera Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, EzyAgric Uganda.
  • Limited internet access is inhibiting the uptake of agricultural innovations across Africa.
  • While Agriculture remains the backbone of Africa’s economy, farmers in rural areas are yet to benefit from the innovative solutions designed to increase productivity within the sector.
  • Innovative solutions are the key to boosting employment and increasing youth participation in the agricultural sector.

Limited internet access is inhibiting the uptake of agricultural innovations across Africa. This is according to Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, Uganda’s Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.

Speaking at the sidelines of the two-day Africa-Korea Agtech Innovation Summit held in Nairobi, Hon. Tumwebaze, said,While Agriculture remains the backbone of Africa’s economy, farmers in rural areas are yet to benefit from the innovative solutions designed to increase productivity within the sector.”

The Uganda Minister emphasized the role of Governments’ investment in internet penetration across Africa’s rural areas. This will aid in adoption of

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  • Kenyan workers were paid less than $2 to make ChatGPT less toxic, a new investigation by Time Magazine has revealed. 
  • OpenAI hired an outsourcing firm Sama who tasked workers to help build a filter system that would make ChatGPT suitable for everyday use with workers taking home an exploitive wage of between around $1.32 and $2 per hour depending on seniority and performance,
  • Time reports that the workers were forced to read graphic detail like child sexual abuse, beastiality, murder, suicide, torture, self harm, and incest.

It has now emerged that Kenyan workers were paid less than $2 to make ChatGPT less toxic, a new investigation by Time Magazine has revealed. 

According to the investigation, OpenAI hired an outsourcing firm Sama who tasked workers to help build a filter system that would make ChatGPT suitable for everyday use with workers taking home an exploitative wage of between around $1.32 and

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In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw and 20-year-old British freelance journalist Jeremy Leslie have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken.

“Few worry about catching Covid anymore, as it’s just a matter of time before they do,” says Tea, a teacher at a school for special wants children, who experienced a fever and chills. “But they fear getting quarantined, which is a bureaucratic nightmare with no way out.”

Speaking to The Andrew Jackson Society, he added: “I want to express to the people of Scotland: as you know, we are a country of …

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