A rundown of this week’s tech news

A look at this week’s tech news features huge news about the newly appointed Minster of ICT Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, Jumia Anniversary sales with the hottest deals, free IBM digital training for 40,000 youth including those in Uganda and much more.

Cabinet list reveals new ICT minister, Dr Chris Baryomunsi

Dr Chris Baryomunsi takes over as the new Minister of ICT in Uganda from Judith Nabakooba who has been appointed a new position. She is the new Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

Before his appointment as the new Minister for ICT in Uganda, he served as the State Minister of Health for General Duties.

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40,000 youth to receive digital IBM training for free

free digital IBM training
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By working with local organizations, Digital Opportunity Trust will help young people access IBM’s free Open P-TECH education platform via ptech.org can be accessed which will allow them to gain competency in basic technologies used in various industries. Such include AI, cloud computing and cybersecurity, along with professional workplace skills like design thinking, teaming, and presentations.

How to watch Euro 2020 on StarTimes and SuperSport in Uganda

With the Euro special offer courtesy of StarTimes, DTT (aerial/antenna) Basic customers can subscribe at Shs 20,000 and will automatically upgrade to Classic and watch all the games LIVE. For DTT Nova customers, they can simply subscribe at Shs 20,000 and upgrade to Basic.

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Safaricom launches eSim service in Kenya

Safaricom launches eSim service in Kenya
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