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Pay Television; GOTv Uganda on Wednesday introduce a new GOTv package dubbed GOTv MAX which will further unlock GOTv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value. “Great entertainment has always been a key focus of GOtv - and we are excited to continue building our fantastic entertainment...
Earlier this year in May, we reported that US-based online publisher of tech industry news; TechCrunch was bringing its experience with Startup Battlefield sponsored by Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc., one of the world’s premier startup competitions, for the first time to Sub-Saharan Africa to discover great early stage companies...
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...
Telecommunications operators in Uganda have risen to oppose government’s directive that all its businesses be handled by struggling Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL), in which the state has a minority stake. In the directive issued on September 14th, government ordered that all public offices should buy their internet, mobile and fixed...
The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance, Vincent Waiswa Bagiire has lashed at government and the Ministry of Finance over their directive to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to procure mobile and fixed telephony communication from Uganda Telecom (UTL). The said directive...
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...
Early childhood learning is key to development of a country. The government launched the National Integrated Early Childhood Development policy in 2016 (NIECD), to address issues regarding childhood development and challenged various stakeholders to embrace it. Recently a team from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines led by the country manager Lukia...
Safaricom has been named the fastest mobile network in the six months between April and September 2017 by speed test website Ookla. In its report, Ookla says Safaricom achieved a speed score of 19.80 providing faster average speeds to their users. This was faster than the other major providers in Kenya...
Uganda state Ministers; Hon Elioda Tumwesigye – Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Hon Idah Nantaba – State Minister of ICT, and Hon JC Muyingo – State Minister for Higher Education will join other state Ministers from other African countries, industry partners, and other senior government officials at the...
A new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says online, mobile and digital currency payment systems are set to overtake credit and debit cards as the most popular ways to pay in e-commerce worldwide by 2019. The share of credit and debit cards in global...