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By Joyce Kyeyune Tonda, Enterprise Technology.

Uganda is ranked number nine in Internet usage in Africa according to a 2012 study from Internet World Stats and a World Bank research report of the same year. Kenya is fourth with 12 million users while Tanzania at sixth position has 5.6 million users.

The figures are not set in stone as different sources quote with some variance. What is clear, though, is that internet usage in East Africa is growing rapidly, driven by the advent of smartphones which have brought mobile internet to millions of users.

The past week, I was a judge at Pivot East 2013, a regional competition for tech startups, 75 per cent of the innovations are downloadable apps for mobile. With more and more people going to the internet to find answers, businesses, organisations and entrepreneurs have to adapt their websites to the new information demands of consumers, following four key trends. Read more.....

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