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Commendable progress has been made in the advancement to sustainably grow the Ugandan economy. This observation was made during the fifth phase of Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) at State House. His Excellency the President, President Yoweri Museveni, launched the fifth phase of Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) at State...
Andela has secured up to $40M in Series C funding investment led by pan-African venture firm CRE Venture Capital with participation from DBL Partners, Amplo, Salesforce Ventures, and Africa-focused TLcom Capital. Existing investors including Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV, and Spark Capital also participated. The round, which marks one of the...
Nationals in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are set to enjoy reduced calling charges, courtesy of a decision taken yesterday by Ministers in charge of infrastructure. In their 10th meeting that took place in Lusaka, Zambia, 3 – 4 October 2017, the Ministers and government representatives...
Communications Regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered broadcasters to stop live coverage on both radio and television saying it “incites the public and stirs up hatred.” The order issued on Tuesday, September 26th by the UCC Executive Director Eng. Godfrey Mutabaazi comes at the backdrop of two failed...
Almost 40% of businesses are using artificially intelligent programmes to manage some aspect of their business, with South African companies like Sage and Clevva innovating the market. A.I. programmes allow a business to examine massive amounts of data very quickly, finding patterns or displaying behaviors based on the information...
The 6th edition of the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA2017) which took place in Accra Ghana from 17th to 18th of July 2017 came to an end with the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) awarding three more African innovators for their incredible innovations. Out of the total of over 2500 applications, 10 nominees were selected,...
MTN Uganda has announced that its integrated marketing and communication function will, with effect from July 1 2017, be taken over by TBWA, following successful completion of a transition process from its former agency Metropolitan Republic. TBWA is part of the Omnicom Group that was recently appointed by MTN as...