Stanbic Bank Uganda in a partnership with M-Kopa on Wednesday contributed UGX50 million towards the installation of solar solutions in twenty schools spread across the country. Barbara Kasekende, Stanbic Bank Uganda's Head of Corporate Social Investment (CSI) noted the bank’s key focus area for CSI is education. "Our CSI focuses on promoting...
Chinese-based telecommunication firm; Huawei Technologies plays a big role in Uganda's growing tech. Supporting startup businesses, innovation events, innovators, to mention a few. However, one of their programs; Seeds For Future Program - a global Corporate Social Responsibility flagship program that selects top college students in ICT-related courses for a...
Reports hailing from Rwanda states that five girls out of eight; 4 from Rwanda and 1 from Kenya - with innovative ideas, were on Thursday selected as the finalists for the first ever Miss Geek Africa, a competition designed to inspire African girls to be part of solving the Africa's challenges...
US based tech firm, Google Inc. in April last year promised to train one million Africans in its Digital Skill Programme with in a year, yesterday the firm announced it had reached the one million milestone it had set/predicted. The company on reaching its desired target has set itself to train even...
Technology has affected our lives in almost every way. One of the most important revolutionary changes technology has made is with education. Classrooms now have smart boards, students have tablets accessible as learning tools, and technology today makes distance learning and acquiring a degree easier than ever. Universities like NC...
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in partnership with Positivo, a local Rwandan laptop manufacturing firm, is set to distribute 2000 tablets to schools in 21 different counties in Kenya. The Kenyan government insists that its students of all levels should be ICT literate, and for this they...
What Noga is Noga is a 'local word' in Uganda, to mean “Pluck”. Developed by Tamithi Developers, is a 3D maze Android game with a colorful Army Green twist. If you love runner games but want something that is challenging, then ‘Noga App’ is your best bet. At first it might...
One of Africa's leading video entertainment services provider; MultiChoice, on 30th May announced a bold new Pan-African social investment initiative dubbed the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) that is aimed at igniting and growing Africa’s creative industries into vibrant, economic centers The launch of this initiative forms part of the company’s new...
In line with its policy of shared values among communities, Eskom Uganda has embarked on a facelift project that will give a whole new look to the currently dilapidated Njeru Primary School, a government school under the Ministry of Education and Sports started in 1960. The School was previously located...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday launched their latest Surface Laptop, and according to multiple online reports, the event was centered on education where the company took center stage to introduce Windows 10 S as a simpler, more secure operating system meant for students. All legal Windows 10...