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Ecobank Fintech Startup Challenge Finalists Announced

Ecobank, an independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists in the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge,’ a competition for African technology start-ups. The competition which was launched in January 2017 has 20 innovators...
A trial of parcel deliveries by drone will be kicked off by Australia Post next year. Image Credit: AllureMedia

Scientists at NASA Develop a Crash-Landing Software For Drones

Drones have been in existence since the 1900's and till today, businesses are increasingly using drones for things like; product delivers, video and photo captures, inspecting rooftops or power lines, military...

Reports Claim WannaCry Hackers May Be From China

The hackers working under the name of WannaCry malware, the name that shook 150 countries by hacking their major websites earlier this month, are likely to originate from the southern mainland,...

Study Shows That WhatsApp Groups Allow Students to Express Themselves Better

WhatsApp chat groups help teenagers communicate with their peers and express themselves better compared to classrooms they are part of, a new study claims. The findings of the study say students...
Hon. John Muyingo Flags Off Winners of the Huawei Seed For Future Program 2017, at an event in Makerere University on Monday 29th, May 2017. (Photo by: @nathyjrernest)

Hon. John Muyingo Flags Off Winners of the Huawei Seed For Future Program 2017

Earlier this year in April, the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance partnered with Tech-firm, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd to launch the 2nd annual Huawei Seed For Future...
Minister of ICT and National Guidance; Hon. Frank k Tuwembaze addressing the guests at the 2017 ACIA, at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Friday 26th May, 2017. (Photo by: @nathyjrernest)

Minister Tumwebaze Roots for Commercialization of ICT as UCC Awards Outstanding Innovators

The Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze has challenged innovators in the country to focus more on how they can use their innovations to generate income...
User seen holding an accolade before handing it over to the winners, at the 2017 ACIA at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Friday 27th, May 2017. (Photo Credit: @nathyjrernest)

UCC And Sponsors Name Winners of the 2017 ACIA Awards

Following their past ACIA annual summits, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Wednesday May, 24th 2017 kicked off their 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation Awards (ACIA); that aims to foster greater local...
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Uber Launches SnapChat Custom Filters in East Africa – share snaps will on the...

Uber's SnapChat integration feature having debuted in India earlier this week, the ride-sharing firm on Wednesday introduced the new feature rolling out to the app users across East Africa. The feature enhances...
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Huawei P10 Launched in the Kenyan Market – coming to Uganda in a...

Earlier this year in February, Shenzhen-based smartphone makers, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, launched one of their anticipated phablets; the Huawei P10 during the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. And as...
Team Sonnet and Quick Tap were Thursday evening announced the overall winners of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Transport Management hackathon.

Team Sonnet, Quick Tap Top UCC’s Smart Transport Hackathon

Team Sonnet and Quick Tap were Thursday evening announced the overall winners of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Transport Management hackathon. The 2-day competition which took place at the Kampala Serena Hotel is...
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UCC And Sponsors Name Winners of the 2017 ACIA Awards

Following their past ACIA annual summits, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Wednesday May, 24th 2017 kicked off their 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation...