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Bitcoin Use and Adoption in East Africa

Its a heartache enough living far away in a foreign country without the extra headache of paying huge money transfer fees to help relatives and friends in a developing country. This is the motivation for a research project into the use and adoption of bitcoin in East Africa.

In Uganda, bitcoin is already being used and accepted by individual young people and here is BitcoinFilm video of how its working.

Please leave comments on how you're using Bitcoins in especially East Africa to pay for goods & services or rather as a savings in a bitcoin wallet

Ubuntu 11.10 reset user password

The words at the end of the video that may be hard to see.

At the command prompt below:
# passwd user (press Enter)
# (type your new password)
# (re-type password to confirm)

remember both passwords must match.
You are good to go if computer returns 
"password updated successfully"

Weekend project ;)

MTN Charges Mobilephone user Abroad to Receive Local Calls

Make sure to 'juice up' or load a substantial amount of airtime on your MTN mobile phone before you travel away from home to Europe. A 'substantial amount' should be about Uganda shillings 5,000/= and above.

Youth in Farming Blog Win the Youth in Agricultural Award

Thank you for being a faithful reader of our blog. We need your help before 31st December 2011.

Our sister team, Youth in Farming, has been selected for the second round of the Youth in Agriculture Awards. To make it to the next round, please help vote for them in a few easy steps.

35 Services Our Internet Cafe Users Were Asking For

Rural Wireless ICT Infrastructure (RWICTI) Internet Cafe sign 
Internet Cafe services that can bring in a good income for the business, making the Internet cafe business profitable and more sustainable.

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