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Huawei Cloud – A GDPR Compliant Cloud Service Provider

Huawei Cloud – A GDPR Compliant Cloud Service Provider

Business, Latest News, NEWS, Rwanda, TECH
The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) is a regulation in the law on data protection and privacy in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). The regulation also addresses the transfer of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas with a primary aim to enhance individuals' control and rights over their personal data, as well as to simplify the regulatory environment for international business. The regulation has become a model for many other national laws outside Europe, including United Kingdom, Turkey, Mauritius, Chile, Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Argentina and Kenya, among many others. In the Cloud context, Huawei acts as a data processor, where controllers (usually the customer) using Huawei solutions, maintain control over data hosted on this i...
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In the Second Scrap Bomb Explosion In Nakaseke District

1 Dead, 2 Wounded In the Second Scrap Bomb Explosion In Nakaseke District

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One person was reported killed and two others critically injured after a scrap bomb exploded in Uganda, authorities said on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Alfred Mandela, 24, a scrap dealer in Kapeeka town," said local police spokesman Isah Semwogerere on the incident that took place in the Kapeeka trading center of the Nakaseke district. Semwogerere noted that police were investigating where the explosive had come from. A local police chief said the blast took place after the victim unknowingly picked up the bomb from a heap of scrap metal and began crushing it with a hammer, adding that it was still unclear where he had acquired the materials. Eyewitness Haruna Mbidde said that although he was a distance away from the incident, he had earlier seen the victim holding an obj...
TECNO Mobile Uganda Brings Ultra-steady and Ultra-clear Gimbal Camera Phone CAMON 18 Premier with free 3GB MTN Data every month for 3 months.

TECNO Mobile Uganda Brings Ultra-steady and Ultra-clear Gimbal Camera Phone CAMON 18 Premier with free 3GB MTN Data every month for 3 months.

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The most advanced pro-camera phone from TECNO CAMON series——Ultra-steady Gimbal Camera; Ultra-clear 60X Hyper Zoom; Self-portrait master; Newest MediaTek Helio G96 Chip designed for 4G camera phone and 120Hz AMOLED screen; TÜV Rheinland Certified Display for Eye Protection from low-blue light and certified fast-charge system. Free 3GB MTN data for 3 Months. Kampala, 09th November 2021 — TECNO, a rising superstar as a global smartphone brand of the new generation, today released its newest CAMON18 series - CAMON 18 Premier, CAMON18P and CAMON18, pushing the boundaries for what it means to be a professional camera smartphone in anti-shaking and clarity. The new CAMON 18 Premier brings together the best of the CAMON series, such as TAIVOS, Super Night Mode, Selfie Mode to combine with an all ...
EYALAMA: FORTEBET RAINS FABULOUS GIFTS ON MOROTO, SOROTI, AMURIA

EYALAMA: FORTEBET RAINS FABULOUS GIFTS ON MOROTO, SOROTI, AMURIA

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EYALAMA: FORTEBET RAINS FABULOUS GIFTS ON MOROTO, SOROTI, AMURIA Last weekend will be for long be remembered by many in the districts of Soroti, Amuria and Moroto after Fortebet made gifts rain heavily. Just as it has done in all the other parts of Uganda, Fortebet gave out lots of gifts to its customers in the areas above. All the gifts were handed over to the respective winners by Fortebet ambassador, Alex Muhangi. 10 people walked away with Techno phones, while many others won their favourite European clubs’ jerseys, T-shirts, wristbands, pens and many more. Away from the branches, Fortebet also visited and donated to bodaboda riders reflector jackets in Soroti. Over 50 riders benefitted from this free offer. “This is massive. What Fortebet has done today for us has never been done by ...
Kings College Buddo Headteacher Dies

Kings College Buddo Headteacher Dies

Education, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Rwanda
The Headmaster of King’s College Budo, Mr. Patrick Bakka Male has passed on. His death was confirmed by the city lawyer and a Budonian Kato Mpanga. “To the King’s College Budo community, I am very sorry to announce to you the untimely demise of Mr. Patrick Bakka Male, Headmaster 2008 to date. May his soul rest in peace and May God comfort his family and all the bereaved,” Mpanga said on Twitter. Patrick Bakka Male, is former headteacher of Mengo SS. He held a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Education, majoring in Physics and Mathematics, a Masters’ degree in Education Administration and Planning. He taught at Namilyango College for a few months in 1986 and later in the year went to King’s College Budo where he taught Mathematics and Physics. In 2002, he was posted to Muntuyera High Schoo...
Matthew Kirabo’s Sureties In Trouble As Court Issues Criminal Summons To Them As Kirabo Skipped Court

Matthew Kirabo’s Sureties In Trouble As Court Issues Criminal Summons To Them As Kirabo Skipped Court

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Sureities for Matthew Kirabo, the prime suspect in the 2015 murder of Makerere University student Desire Mirembe, might be in trouble following orders to have the suspect produced in court within 7 days. Mukono High Court Judge, Justice Henry Kaweesa ordered the two sureties, including Kirabo’s mother Imelda Wabulendo and his uncle, Bernard Mbayo, to come to court with Kirabo on Wednesday next week or come with 50 million shillings in cash each. The summons come after Kirabo skipped court for the second time without vivid evidence. During the court session, Kirabo's lawyers led by counsel Charles Dalton Opwonya told court that they do not know where their client is and have done all they could to reach him which was in vain. "My Lord, I last saw Kirabo at his wedding last week, since then...
Tension As Another Bus Catches Fire In Uganda.

Tension As Another Bus Catches Fire In Uganda.

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The bus Reg No. UAU 926U which was headed towards Masaka from Kampala caught fire at Kampilingisa checkpoint in Mpigi District Reports indicate that the fire originated from failure in the bus’ braking system. Reports further indicate that there was no fatality as all occupants were safely evacuated before the fire became serious but all property of the passengers was burnt. Police confirmed the reports, promising to reveal the actual cause of the fire. “The driver had been earlier warned about smoke from the rear but pulled over after the fire had spread,” Farida Nampiima, the Public Relations Officer for Traffic Police said. “All the 37 passengers on board are safe and managed to exit the bus before it was entirely engulfed by the fire. The actual cause of the malfunction will be communi...
Gunmen seize villages in DRC near Uganda, Rwanda borders

Gunmen seize villages in DRC near Uganda, Rwanda borders

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Gunmen have seized at least two villages overnight in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) near the border with Uganda and Rwanda, a local official and an activist group said. On Monday, Lieutenant-Colonel Muhindo Luanzo, assistant to the administrator of Rutshuru Territory, blamed the attack on fighters from M23, a rebel group that seized large swaths of territory in 2012 and 2013. The two villages, Tshanzu and Runyoni, were the last redoubts of M23 before they were chased by Congolese and United Nations forces into Uganda and Rwanda in 2013. Since then, there have been regional efforts to demobilise the fighters, but the group has complained about the slow implementation of a peace accord and some have returned to the DRC. It was not immediately possible to confirm the iden...
Security Released Composite Photos Of The Komamboga Bomb Blast Suspects

Security Released Composite Photos Of The Komamboga Bomb Blast Suspects

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Through their spokesperson CP Fred Enanga, the Police revealed that the force has recreated composite photos of the suspects in the October 23 Blast at the popular joint and eatery, Digida in Komamboga, Kawempe Division, Kampala. CP Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson “We have released composite photos of 2 out of 3 suspects, as described by witnesses who saw them at Komamboga, during the bomb attack of October 23, at around 8.30 pm,” said CP Enanga in the statement. He added:: “We want to remind the public that the composite photos were drawn by our Forensic photo montage Expert, using basic descriptions given by eyewitnesses, who provided the distinctive physical descriptions of the suspects.” Police urged the general public to come forth with any details about the physical details of t...
Suicide Bomber In Swift Bus Attack Finally Arrested

Suicide Bomber In Swift Bus Attack Finally Arrested

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Police have announced yet another breakthrough in the bomb blast on a Swift Safari bus along the Kampala-Masaka highway that left one person dead and another injured. Police have announced yet another breakthrough in the bomb blast on a Swift Safari bus along the Kampala-Masaka highway that left one person dead and another injured. The October 25, 2021 blast saw a suicide bomber who has been identified as Muzafaru Matovu killed in the blast whereas his accomplice, one Yusuf Muwonge, alias Amza Ssendagire disembarked from the bus before the blast. On Thursday, security said that a raid at his sister's home in Kireka Bbira, Nakabugo Parish, in Wakiso District saw Muwonge escape narrowly. However, on Saturday, he was finally arrested in another operation carried out in Kalule Bombo. “He was a...