Data sharing made easier

Kampala – There are those moments when you get to a place and urgently need to update your social media pages or simply check out an internet page. But alas, you...

Bright future awaits Uganda app developers

In 2011, the telecom sector in Uganda was awash with promotions promising subscribers almost free calls. As a result, call prices dropped by over 70% and a number of experts warned...

University students develop app that detects Pneumonia

A team of five students of Makerere University have come up with an app, Mama-Ope, that will help diagnose Pneumonia earlier in young children. Born out of the Big Ideas Innovations global online competition,...

Andela, a startup that pays developers in Africa to learn how to code

Meet Andela, a startup that pays kids in Africa to learn how to code, then gives them high-paying jobs at Fortune 500 companies. Africa has the largest pool of untapped tech talent in...

President of Social Media is NOT In The Constitution Yet

UGANDA’S week began with our 2015 Social Media Awards ‘Most Influential Personality’, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi, who we must call @AmamaMbabazi releasing his long-anticipated declaration that he would be pursuing the...

Kenyan startup to launch Smart Jackets for motorcyclists

Kenyan startup CladLight is to launch its Smart Jackets into the market by the end of this year, looking to improve road safety through wearable technology. CladLight was founded in November 2013,...

25 Startups make it to PIVOT East 2015 finals

After an intense evaluation process by a panel involving over 15 investors, PIVOT East is  happy to announce the top 25 exceptional startups that will participate in PIVOT East 2015. The finalists, 5...

ICTs in Schools: Deciding Which Gadget your Child Should Take to School

MY HERO of the day is Dr. Yusuf Nsubuga, Director of Basic and Secondary Education a the Ministry of Education in Uganda, for displaying sense and sensibility over the debate of...

Where Are Africa’s Developers?

Over the last decade, our continent has taken commendable steps towards creating ICT-driven economies. From sensitization by all people of influence at various summits, conferences and all sorts of public gatherings,...

Kampala celebrates Social Media Day 2015 on 27th June

June 27, marks the date for this year's Social Media Day celebration taking place in Kampala — bringing together influencers and innovators to talk about social media, Kampala, and technology’s ultimate role in...
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