Early this month the telecom regulator Uganda Communication Commission wrote to all telecom players to register all its subscribers or face consequences, including revoking licenses, fines or disconnection. The telecoms took this notice very seriously, and this month we’ve seen creativity and innovation come into play as each tries...
Tweeps exploded to life once again on Tuesday afternoon after a rare photo of President Yoweri Museveni appeared; where he was on the road making or picking a phone call while seated on a chair as the rest of his convoy parked on the roadside waiting on him. The Daily Monitor...
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 highest office in the land in stages starting with the NRM Political Party endorsement. That was unquestionably hot news...
Google is reportedly set to introduce its own Internet of Things platform, which it will show off at Google I/O 2015. First reported by The Information, Google is working on a new OS codenamed "Brillo" that is incredibly small and will need just 32MB or 64MB of RAM to run...
Am sure we would all love to own a smart phone, and with many models with different specs on the market, we bring you the list of the specs that you should look for when buying a smart phone. 1.Screen size. A smart phone will turn out to be the device...
Mobile Money has been around for quite sometime now - enabling individuals to transfer money and pay bills all over Uganda. Mobile money transfer has morphed quickly into mobile payments and mobile banking products. The latest addition to the Mobile Money use case being the ability to save in small amounts...
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 from each category were selected from the 50 semifinalists announced two weeks ago. The finalists from across the...
For most of us, when you walk into an electronics shop, you first look all around the shop at all the cool gadgets on display, then finally zoom into what you’re interested in for that time. For example when you walk into a phone shop in your favourite mall...
The College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) at Makerere University in partnership with Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nokia and the Marconi Society will host the 3rd annual “Symposium on Transformative Digital Technologies” on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 at Hotel Africana. According to their website, this symposium will showcase the...
THIS excitement we feel whenever a year is ending and another is starting is fuelled by talk of resolutions and promises of change - all of which sadly burns out within weeks, in most cases. But that quick burnout is getting harder and harder these days because of the way...