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Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE); a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age, returns with its 2nd annual digital startup accelerator program for entrepreneurs residing in or seeking to launch a company in Africa, open to all SMEs, startups, innovators, and freelancers. Interested applicants can...
Kaspersky Lab has reiterated its commitment to global collaboration in the fight against cybercrime by signing a threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL. The legal framework is designed to facilitate and develop cooperation between Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL by sharing threat intelligence data on the latest cybercriminal activities, wherever they...
A recent study by the Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has revealed that TV is the most popular news medium in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. When asked about how they stay informed about the latest news in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and United...
Telecommunications giant MTN Uganda has Monday morning announced yet another exciting plan to boost local soccer in the country as well as empower young talent amongst the players. In the new move, MTN will reward outstanding KCCA FC players for every home match as will be voted by the club’s...
Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine effective 11th July 2017, begun serving as the member of parliament representing Kyaddondo East constituency in Wakiso District after he beat two seasoned candidates; Sitenda Sebalu of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party and Apollo Kantinti of the main opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) with...
Last weekend, telecom firm; MTN Uganda announced a one year sponsorship package to another of Uganda’s most exciting football clubs, Onduparaka Football Club at an agreed deal of 390 million UGX (approx. USD$106,997), bringing it to a total of 820 million UGX (approx. USD$224,967) following their 430 million UGX...
Equity Bank Uganda Limited has launched its range of digital banking solutions into the market in a bid to enhance the banking experience of customers as well as enable them to have more convenience and control of their banking. The suite of digital solutions dubbed ‘Eazzy Banking’ promises to...
Switzerland based global seed-stage startups competition; Seedstars World selected 25 cities across all the regions of Africa – kicking off on May 26th, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa to November 10th, 2017 which will be in Kenya, to participate in its 4th annual global seedstars summit competition. Previously, they were...
Not only in Uganda, but globally, governments, institutions, innovators, and developers are designing technology and other related solutions that can help fight the increasing numbers of traffic congestion in cities. Earlier this year, the Ugandan Police announced it was seeking 7 billion UGX (roughly USD$ 2 million) in the 2017/2018 financial year...
US-based online publisher of tech industry news; TechCrunch earllier this week on Tuesday chose 15 startups across Africa to pitch at their annual Battlefield startup competition - one of the world’s premier startup competitions. Sponsored by Facebook, the competition was the first of its kind in Africa, and thus was looking...