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Transsion Holdings brand Infinix, as promised, globally unveiled its newest flagship in the Zero series; the Infinix Zero 5 smartphone becoming the successor to the Infinix Zero 4 in Dubai - 14th of November this year. And as promised, the all-new Infinix Zero 5 sports dual rear cameras with...
Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers/riders wear helmets, reflective vests, follow the traffic laws, and carry an extra one for their passenger who also does...
The Phantom 8, launched on October 22, looks more expensive than its predecessors' thanks to its impressive build quality, and its powerful specs. I had the pleasure of using the phone for a week and here’s a full review. Enjoy! Design The Phantom is draped in a full metal body that helps...
Big yellow telecom firm; MTN Uganda has today announced that 600 million UGX (roughly USD$168,000) was raised as a result of the overwhelming (at least 20,000) participants that turned-up for the 14th annual MTN Kampala Marathon to support - either improving Komamboga and Kiswa Maternal Health Centers or Reducing Child Exposure...
Liquid Telecom Uganda, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today announced a partnership with tech-incubation hub; the Innovation Village where they are to support local based startup with high speed internet and cloud-based services. Liquid Telecom Uganda formally known as Infocom, will work alongside innovation village...
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) was this morning hosted by the UPDF’s Military Police leadership. The purpose of the interaction was for NITA-U to appraise the Military Police Command on the initiatives being undertaken to take government services online. Additionally, NITA-U handed over an assortment of ICT equipment...
DEMO Africa; a flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica in September this year shortlisted 35 startups out of 956 applications that were submitted in from 29 African countries that underwent the final vetting pitching their business ideas at a launch event in Johannesburg, South Africa. The applications that were sent in for the challenge...
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering the growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online-- says a new report...
The nine winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017 have yesterday been given their cash prizes from MTN Uganda. The nine winners picked their cash prizes totaling $27,000 (Ugx.97.2m) during a handover ceremony and interaction with the MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, Olivier Prentout. The nine came top at the...
The 2018 shortlist for the Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is out and it includes innovators working to make malaria and reproductive health tests easier, using dolphin-inspired echo-location for visually impaired people, and recovering precious metals from car parts for re-use in manufacturing. The Africa Prize...