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The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) through the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance (MoICT) and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) on Thursday organized a Workshop on Intellectual Property (IP) for ICT innovators at the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance Information Access Centre (IAC). The workshop aimed...
Infinix mobile have today officially unveiled their newest flagship smartphone in the S-series; the Infinix S3X to the Ugandan market. The premier smartphone comes with the biggest notch screen of 6.2-Inch. The first of its kind within the African flagship smartphone ecosystem. The notch screen has a screen resolution of 720x1500...
Telco firm; MTN Uganda has on Thursday launched its mobile platform that allows merchants receive payments and services using MTN Mobile Money, Momo Pay after months of it being in the beta program. One of company's main aim with MomoPay is a bid to push Uganda's cashless economy allowing...
With a few days left to the 2018 Young Achievers Awards (YAA) ceremonial gala that will be held at the Kampala Serena Conference Center on August 18th, 2018, Deputy President of Kenya; William Ruto has been confirmed to deliver a Keynote address at the gala. The confirmation was made Reach A...
As it was previously written in the Guardian, we should use modern gadgets to make the educational process more comfortable, but we should also fully acknowledge that they truly don’t make it effortless. It is the most adequate answer to those who are afraid that soon students will not...
The United Nations Population Fund Uganda in partnership with Outbox Hub and Reach A Hand Uganda have on Tuesday launched another annual edition of its health based social incubator Up Accelerate; The WAY Edition focusing on supporting youth from eight districts of Adjumani, Agago, Amuru, Arua, Kitgum, Lamwo, Moyo,...
Ecobank last week announced 11 finalists for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge - a challenge that gives African Fintech startups a chance to promote their Fintech solutions, and potentially to partner with Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The challenge is designed in partnership with the...
CoinPesa on Monday launched CoinPesa Champion Referral Program; its own Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale with the aim of getting more Ugandans on the cryptocurrency band wagon. The program uses Blockchain technology to create digital assets through tokenization and provides a way for users to generate an actual tangible asset...
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, last week announced the finalists of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion that saw 10 of African startups make it. The competition founded in 2015...
Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) last month in a letter dated 6th July signed by the Executive Director, UCC, Godfrey Mutabazi, directed all telecommunication companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Uganda to block access to 26 pornographic sites. The list included; 10...