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Alibaba Group Holding Limited has today announced that Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. According to the announcement, Mr. Ma will continue as executive chairman of the company over the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition of...
Online career development and talent management firm, Fuzu has announced a milestone of a half a million (500,000) registered users in Uganda since their launch in May this year. With the aim to satisfy the need for new innovative solutions that are focused on the job seeker; who they...
Leading pay-go energy company Fenix International, part of global utility ENGIE, has reached 30,000 Zambian households just 9 months after expanding into the country in partnership with telecom MTN. This rate of growth exceeds the company’s initial expectations and far outpaces the industry average, cementing Fenix’s place as a market leader...
Internet access in rural areas is set to be increased following the introduction of Google’s Project Loon into the country. This morning, a cross-section of stakeholders from the National Information Technology Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Defence & Veterinary Affairs, Ministry of Security and the EAC Civil Aviation & Security Oversight...
Streaming video service Iflix has announced that it is launching a 24-hour live news channel called Iflix News. It will aggregate live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news authorities. Iflix News will be available without charge to all users in its 28 markets worldwide ...
Raxio Data Centre Ltd or simply “Raxio” is setting up Uganda’s first state-of-the-art data centre in the Namanve Industrial and Business Park. Raxio was established earlier this year by the Roha, a US greenfield investment company that builds and develops new businesses across Africa. The firm has also appointed James Byaruhanga as...
Internet connectivity has become quite ubiquitous, connecting a large part of the world’s population to each other. However, despite the massive advantages it brings to the table, it's still a metaphorical wilderness where your information is always in danger of being stolen by hackers. Not only that, but there...
Andela, the global engineering organization that is building a network of technology leaders across Africa, has officially launched in Kampala. The launch comes as Andela looks to equip the next generation of technologists and innovators in Kampala with the expertise they need to accelerate the advancement of their local...
More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new report forecasts that there...
One of Africa's largest eCommerce firms; Jumia has on Wednesday unveiled its warehouse in Uganda ahead of its 6th anniversary celebration in Africa - scheduled to run from July 16th to July 26th, 2018 which mind-blowing discounts of up to 75%. Unveiling the warehouse which is located on 5th Street,...