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Non-profit entity to MTN Uganda; the MTN Uganda Foundation on Friday handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block to Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda (C.O.U) and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals. For those unaware about the Foundation, it was...
Stanbic Bank Uganda on Friday unveiled the 2018 regional winners of the Stanbic National Schools Championship after a debate competition which involved four schools in each region contesting for the regional title. For those that might be unaware, the Nation School Championship is an annual competition that aims to encourage...
According to reports in The Independent, Online taxi-hailing service Little Ride could be launching its services in Uganda in May, which will be its first expansion outside Kenya. The ride-hailing app was developed by the Kenyan tech firm Craft Silicon, which operates across the continent and has subsidiaries in India...
Huawei together with the First Lady; Janet K. Museveni, early this month flagged off 10 ICT students to China having emerged finalists in Huawei's Seed for the Future Program. 35 applications were submitted in from four different public universities - that were to discuss about using ICT to improve certain...
Andela has today announced that the Andela Learning Community is extending to Uganda. As a program implemented in partnership with Google and Udacity, the ALC provides aspiring technologists with the tools to become globally competitive software developers. The call for Ugandan learners to apply to the Android or Web...
Currently, one of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitalization and its impact on the future of employment. It is met with equal parts excitement and trepidation. No matter how you look at it, digital transformation and a truly connected global economy is already upon us. Siemens has provided automation equipment...
Communication regulatory body; UCC on March 9th temporarily halted simcard sales or replacement following the murder of a Kampala-based cashier Suzan Magara, whose kidnappers reached the family to demand a ransom using simcards that were unregistered and couldn't be traced. The body asked all telecom companies to hold on until...
In an effort to accelerate startups from emerging markets, the Global Startup Ecosystem; a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age will be hosting major technology summits in developing countries across the globe. Haiti was the first country to host the annual gathering of innovators...
Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) on Friday last week received simcard readers from the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) after long pressure from the regulator body. #happeningnow at UCC House,Bugolobi @NIRA_Ug hands over card readers to the Commission which will then be distributed...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes crowned Ghana-based startup Agrocenta which is tackling food access and stock flow issues across Ghana communities, as Seedstars Global Winner 2018 winning up to USD$500,000 in equity investment and some unique growth opportunities. "Agrocenta won...