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After Seedstar major announcement of its startup search tour dates back in May this year, four African startups have so far been chosen from four cities; Harare, Accra, Kigali, and Kampala, and will participate at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. But before proceeding to Switzerland, all...
Stanbic Bank Uganda is set to reward 100 customers with UGX 100 million for making transactions through its digital channels. This is in line with the bank’s Digi-Cashback campaign that promotes digital solutions for customers with the aim of enhancing convenience and continued value to customer experience. Clients who make...
Four Ugandan film makers; Aaron Tamale, Casey Lugada, Hilda Awori, and Cissy Nalumansi were part of the 20 finalists from East Africa that will be part of the MultiChoice's Pan-African social investment initiative dubbed the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) that is aimed at igniting and growing Africa’s creative industries into vibrant,...
On Wednesday 8th, August 2018, Ecobank announced 11 finalists for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge – a challenge that gives African Fintech startups a chance to promote their Fintech solutions, and potentially to partner with Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The 11 finalists; Lypa (Kenya), Wallet.ng (Nigeria),...
Jumia Uganda on Friday partnered with principal stationery company Picfare, as part of their Back to School campaign that runs until 10th September, 2018. This partnership is in addition to other existing partners like Sai Office, the official distributors of brands like Dell, Lenovo, Epson, Office Point and Nikon...
Africa's leading smartphone brand, iTel Mobile, is set to launch its latest entry-level S flagship smartphone - the iTel S13. The S13 is expected to feature a 13MP clearer selfie with brand new face beauty 2.0 that is based on the innovative 4in1 big pixel technology. The 13MP selfie camera is expected to...
Internet access in rural areas is set to be increased following the introduction of Google’s Project Loon into the country. This morning, a cross-section of stakeholders from the National Information Technology Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Defence & Veterinary Affairs, Ministry of Security and the EAC Civil Aviation & Security Oversight...
Streaming video service Iflix has announced that it is launching a 24-hour live news channel called Iflix News. It will aggregate live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news authorities. Iflix News will be available without charge to all users in its 28 markets worldwide ...
Infinix Mobility last week unveiled the Infinix Hot S3X to the Uganda market following its major announcement on 13th, August 2018 - being the successor of the Infinix Hot S3. The biggest highlight of the flagship smartphone, is that it's the first in infinix mobiles to come with a...
On Monday this week, the jury at Seedstar selected 10 Ugandan startups from different industries including; eCommerce, AgriTech, FinTech, Business, to mention a few to participate at the Seedstar Kampala pitch. At the pitch event held at Outbox Hub on Friday, 10 finalists pitched their business startups to judges; CK...