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Rwanda will once again host another Youth Connekt Summit from October 8th to 10th, 2018 at the Kigali Convention Centre. Themed 'Connekting Youth for Continental Transformation' it will focus on the youth’s role and gains from the recently signed ACFTA that has put cross-border trade at the forefront of the African...
For the first ever, Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. is live streaming the iPhone event on Micro-Blogging website, Twitter. The company in one of its Promoted Ad tweet wrote, 'Join us September 12 at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the #AppleEvent live on Twitter. Tap below and we’ll send you...
A European ride-hailing firm; Taxido has been reportedly to launch in the Ugandan ride-hailing market on September 27th, 2018. This will see the company face tough competition from likes of Uber and Taxify who have already leverage the ride-hailing market. Taxido begun its operations on Monday yesterday in Uganda as...
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...
Three Kenyan Inclusive Innovators/teams; Lynk, Solar Freeze, and We Farm as Africa Regional Winners for the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) competition. The three will be among twenty (20) Regional Winners who will gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the final round of the global tournament on...
Following the success of its newest handset in the P-series line; the itel P32, itel mobiles early this month launched another budget entry-level S13 flagship smartphone in Uganda. The handsets comes on - according to the company, 'building on the selfie series legacy of delivering quality, valuable and exciting...
After two weeks of usage with the Infinix Hot S3X, we have our full review. Notably, the handset was unveiled early of August to the Uganda market following its major announcement on 13th, August 2018. It then became the successor of the Infinix Hot S3 that was launched last year. And...
Seattle-based eCommerce firm; Amazon Inc is one of the biggest eCommerce firms in the world. Earlier this week, the company become the second American company after Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. to cross that once-unimaginable line; USD$1 trillion share value. Quoting the New York Times, 'Amazon's shares rose as high as...
The 6th edition of the Cyber Defence East Africa regional opened this morning at Statistics House. The two -day event organized by European company NRD Cyber Security and National Information Technology Authority - Uganda (NITA-U) aims to build cybersecurity capacity for Uganda. The conference attracted cybersecurity professionals along with policymakers and...