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Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator and booking service firm; Booking.com in collaboration with STEAMD firm; iamtheCODE are seeking to recruit top developers (**Females emphasized a lot) through a Hackathon that will held from 23rd to 24th November, 2017 that will be addressing the sustainable development goals in Uganda. The hackathon is in...
The African Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ASENTI) and Exhibition is a platform for global entrepreneurship and innovation open to applicants from Africa and across the world with its main goals - to create a platform that enhances idea sharing and interaction among sectors in order for the entrepreneurs to be...
Stanbic Bank has become the first bank in Uganda to be granted a Bancassurance license by the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda following passage of the Financial Institutions Amendment bill 2016 which included a provision for Bancassurance and the subsequent approval of the regulatory guidelines by the Bank of...
Uganda's telecom giant; MTN Uganda will on Saturday, October 28th 2017 host an exhibition for the 45 selected nominees that were selected from the 200 submissions for its 2nd annual MTN Innovation Awards that will be held at the Shoprite Lugogo Mall parking area. The purpose of the exhibition is for...
Kenya-based fintech firm; Kocela LTD emerged the winner of the Payments and Transfer Company category in the just concluded African Fintech Awards gala event that was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa managing to take down veterans and powerhouses like Cellulant who were the current hold...
Uganda’s leading off-grid solar energy startup “SolarNow” has aquired a USD$6 million syndicated credit facility to enable them expand their services as well as improve their Pay As You Go solar power access. The facility was led by SunFunder with the participation of responsAbility Investments AG and Oikocredit. Each lender...
Ride-sharing firm; Uber since its introductory to Uganda, has quite been working well asides from all the rough hassles they have been facing/going through - for instance a case where a university student was robbed, and then thrown out of car during uber ride in Kampala - which the firm...
First things First, a young man by the name of Muzamiru Kamakya of Makindye East lost his arm as a teargas canister was thrown in his room - WHY? because of this Age Limit campaign (Togikwatako) - that is leaving many crying to STOP. Anyhow, so the 'Togikwatako (don’t amend the...
Tech and incubation hub; Hive Colab will on Thursday host the Traction Camp - a regional acceleration program supported by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program and the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kenya aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa, so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented,...
Uganda's leading telecom firm; MTN Uganda has today made 19th year in Uganda. Having made it this far, the firm has come to have done amazing things both in our communities and to the country at large. At 19, they have started #ANewLife, and at the same time #SharingYoPassion. We look...