Similar to the dorm room roots of innovations like ‘Facebook’, The word ‘Sharebility’ was coined in a shared dorm room at Busitema University Nagongera Campus where I stayed with my course mates. In the room, we jointly contributed and shared resources / consumables like sugar, soap, juice, odii (read gnut-paste), etc – we used to […]
This month, WordPress Jinja Meetup managed to organize the first physical meetup since last year when they were suspended following the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic. The in-person meetup happened on Friday 23rd April at The Innovation Village – Jinja, an Innovation and Incubation Center for Startups based in Jinja City. Whereas most of the […]
Hello all, A great list of panelists and opportunities await you tomorrow Thursday 4th June 2020 at the Ambitious Africa National Day – Uganda, with the agenda below: The event will be held through a video conferencing platform known as DealRooms. All you have to do is register on the platform at https://uganda.dealroomevents.com. Watch this […]
A parent homeschooling her children. Photo by Daily Nation. Schools are likely to remain closed for the better part of the year, keeping children at home, if the global coronavirus pandemic persists. This may disrupt the school calendar and result in learners retaking lessons of the classes they are in when the pandemic is finally […]
The National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC) has developed Prototype Learners Textbooks and Teachers Guides for all subjects in the new Lower Secondary Curriculum which begins with Senior One 2020. In the old curriculum, NCDC only developed the syllabus documents for each subject and then different authors went ahead to create textbooks and pamphlets which teachers […]
It is yet another great opportunity for me to speak at a WordCamp, and WordCamp Kampala 2019 will be my forth time after WordCamp Kampala 2017, WordCamp Kampala 2018, and WordCamp Entebbe 2019. About this Event WordCamp Kampala 2019 conference will take place on Saturday 30th November & Sunday 1 st December, 2019 at Hive […]
This week’s workshop at Kings College Budo is the climax of all the ITAU workshops for this year. It is organised by the Central Region Executive Committee of the ICT Teachers Association of Uganda in Conjunction with Kings College Budo. The workshop is for one day (Thursday 12th September, 2019) from 8am-5pm.
How Easypay Mobile Money WordPress Plugin eases integration of e-payment gateways on WooCommerce websites.
Let me start with a FACT: Within 30 minutes or less, you can setup and start using the EasyPay Mobile Money API to automatically receive payments from your website visitors. This commonly advanced and complicated process has been dramatically simplified by the Newly Updated Easypay Mobile Money WordPress Plugin Version 1.1.6 as at the time […]
#WordCampKLA 2018: My sessions on Jetpack and Google AMP and how to get started with Free Domains and Hosting
At this year’s Wordcamp Kampala conference which is underway at Hive Colab in Kamwokya, Kampala, I have had sessions on Jetpack and Google AMP. I am also going to have a session with ICT Teachers on how and why they can easily get started on creating thier websites and also how they can utilise their […]
The annual Wordcamp Kampala Conference is starting on Friday this week (tomorrow!). It is scheduled for Fri 23rd – Sun 25th November 2018 at Hivecolab, Kanjokya House, Kamwokya, Kampala. WordCamps are casual conferences covering everything related to WordPress, organised in several cities world over. WordCamps are attended by people ranging from blogging newbies to professional […]
From Retooling to Capacity Development: Uganda ICT Teachers Association starts organising Annual Workshops
After getting the basics from the retooling workshops over the past seven years, what is vital now is to upskill the teachers capacity to effectively teach ICT/Computer studies. The Uganda ICT Teachers Association steering committee has thus decided to start orgarnising annual capacity building workshops. Background Over the years since 2011, the Government of Uganda […]
The Bagwere live in the eastern Uganda, mostly in Budaka District, Pallisa District and Kibuku District, where they make up over 80% of the population. They have the Bagisu, the Basoga, the Balamogi and the Iteso, the Banyole and the Jopadhola (Badama) as their neighbors. The city of Mbale, one time reputed to be the […]