Kenneth Muhangi

Innovation & The Internet of Things
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“The Google and Facebook algorithms not only know exactly how you feel, they also know myriad other things about you that you hardly suspect. Consequently you should stop listening to your feelings and start listening to these external algorithms instead....
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Intellectual Property & Technology Opportunities In East Africa
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The East African region is made up of six countries: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. It is comprised of approximately 150 million people with 22% of this being an urban population. This population generates a combined GDP...
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KTA – URRO Copyright Workshop Handbook
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This KTA-URRO Copyright Workshop will take place on the 19th day of June, 2018 at Imperial Royale Hotel from 9am-5pm. The Conference follows the World Copyright day and World Intellectual Property day that took place on 23rd & 26th April,...
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A Case For Regulating Blockchain & Cryptocurrency In Uganda
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On Tuesday February 14th, 2017, Bank of Uganda, issued a press release 1 that was circulated in the media, warning the general public about “One coin Digital Money’ operations in Uganda. The statement by the Governor, warned that One Coin’s...
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Why we should worry about data protection
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‘Privacy is not an option, and it shouldn’t be the price we accept for just getting on the Internet’ – Gary Kovacs In recent weeks, online & print media have ran stories on the ‘leaked’ account information of a well...
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Why the UPDF’s presence in Somalia is important
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On Saturday 22nd November, we received with horror the news that terror organization Al-Shabaab claimed an attack that killed 28 people on a bus in Northern Kenya. Around 100 gunmen, who are believed to have travelled over the border in...
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Why Ssebagala lost his “Copyright in a speech” case
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It would seem that Al Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala’s woes have now evolved beyond Politics. The witty politician has lost a case he filed against MTN Uganda (and SMS Media added as a third party). Ssebagala claimed to have copyright...
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Why We Need Information Technology Standards
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The Digital age, has brought with it an influx of computer systems, software,  firmware and and other related resources used in the acquisition, storage, manipulation and processing of data. These systems have undoubtedly changed the way we live and work....
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TRANSFORMING UGANDA’S LAND REGISTRIES WITH THE USE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
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Uganda has a very unique land tenure system, each land tenure type bearing different rights and modalities. The land tenure system of Uganda is comprised of Mailo Tenure, Leasehold Tenure, Customary Tenure and Freehold Tenure. Despite this comprehensive land tenure...
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The right to privacy in Police investigations
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This author read with interest an article in Saturday’s Vision about the way in which the Police parades suspects before the media. These parades most often than not get the required media coverage especially if there are celebrities or high...
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