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Football is the most viewed sport in the world with an estimate of about 3.5 billion fans with its popularity being Europe, Africa, Asia, and America. The FIFA World Cup held every four years has a huge TV audience. In 2006 according to reports by topendsports, over 30 billion people watched...
After multiple rumors about the successor of the Tecno Spark and Spark Plus smartphones in the last months, Transsion Holdings-owned; Tecno Mobile has finally launched the Tecno Spark 2 in the Ugandan market showing no signs of slowing down as they continue to stamp their feet as the number one...
Two week after successfully launching the Infinix S3, Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobility announced the arrival of the Infinix Hot 6 Pro, and Hot 6 that are successors for the Hot 5 and Hot 5 Lite. The flagship was launched in the Ugandan market on May 16th, and as per most...
Back in November last year, the Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation shortlisted sixteen inventors, and innovators for their annual engineering innovation program in Africa. The sixteen shortlisted included four (4) Ugandan engineering participants, to say;  Lawrence Okettayot, Brian Gitta, Alvin Kabwama, and Arthur Woniala. After a six-month programme of support...
Seems Jumia, and Simba Food have their times numbered as they are set to face some serious competition while a new service in the same line of work; Zawadi Eats is set to launch in Kampala soon. As you know convenience these days is a major priority. eCommerce is becoming...
After successful launches in Nigeria, Kenya, and Zimbabwe, Kwese the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network, on Tuesday announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform; Iflix - in Uganda with industry leader MTN Uganda. Iflix is one of the leading entertainment...
Pan-Afrikan Innovation Hub Network; AfriLabs has added 40 technology and incubation hubs to its innovation hub network, totaling to a sum of 100 hubs across 30 African countries. This also extends the company’s reach to six (6) new countries; Morocco, Algeria, Somali, Cote D’Ivoire, Angola and Mali. AfriLabs Executive Director; Anna...
A new Ugandan startup, TooGood is set to launch, giving its users up to 85% discounts from top merchants and businesses in Kampala. TooGood.ug is an online deal site offering the best discounts on top services from the best providers in and around Kampala city. Discount deals are available to...
U.S-based internet firm; Google Corp. has opened applications for its second annual Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme, extending it in the process to a further 12 African countries that graduated from the programme last week, as reported making it a total of 18 countries across the continent – Egypt, Tunisia,...
Leading off-grid energy company Fenix International has announced a pay-out to employees such as customer service associates, sales managers, chefs, and guards under their unique inclusive employee ownership programme in Africa. The ‘Fenix Flames’ programme extends benefits to employees in lieu of traditional company stock options. As part of an...