Last week we had an article of recognizing some of the local mobile applications here in Uganda. We opened eyes to some of the people that never knew that these applications do exist. So the question is? What are some of these can you have on your phone. We gathered a few of them, hope you find them interesting.
MyMTN and Airtel Money Uganda (Available for Android and iOS)
If you’ve one of these or both of them, then you won’t get worried of paying all your utilities in time, whether your far or near. These apps save you from using USSD codes once you’re launch the app, you will be to send money, buy airtime or data or voice bundles, pay your bills, access financial services and so forth. Say buy to USSD!
2.Banking and Finance (All these app are available on App stores)
In this category, we won’t specify any applications. We have noticed that almost all banking institutions have mobile applications. This is one way customers/clients are able to withdraw, deposit money on their accounts minus s/he going to the bank or ATM.
Thus, you should consider having a mobile application for your bank for easy transactions.
3.News and Blogs:
Uganda Newspapers and PC Tech (Available for Android OS)
If you want to be updated on what is happening around the country [in and out], you ought to have these applications with. Everyone loves to be kept updated. Uganda Newspapers feteches all its news from; Observer, Daily Monitor, Redpepper, Big Eye, Uganda Diaspora, Etop, Kawowo Sports, Orumuri, Rupiny, Chimp Reports, East African, Dignited, Bukedde, Investigator, New Vision and so forth.
However, for anything related with technology, we advise you to have the Pc Tech app. You will be updated with all the latest tech news around the world.
Jumia Market, Jumia Food and Yoza (Available for Android and iOS)
One of the applications you ought to have on your phones is a market place application. We have several of them like; OLX, Jumia House [previously known as Lamudi]. Set back and order for your product or service at your convenient place. If you don’t feel like preparing a meal today, your can order for your meal with Jumia Food [previously known as HelloFood], and it will be delivered at your door-step. Same applies to Jumia Market [previously known as Kaymu], do all your shopping online and on deliver.
Alright, you have no time to do laundry, this is Yoza’s opportunity to do this for you, have the app on your phone and get your laundry done for you.
MUK thru and BrainShare* (Available for Android, * is also available on Windows store)
MUK thru is a Makerere University mobile app for providing academic news around the campus, big events in the country. The app also gives performance evaluation part where students enter their marks per semester and their CGPA is calculated and stored along with their marks, and a graph to compare with the second class lower CGPA mark is plotted accordingly.
The app is for all audiences including none Makerere University students.
As for BrainShare you can discover fun in learning by attempting their fun filled online assessment, accessing past papers, class notes and collaborating with fellow students and expert teachers.