The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) has announced a further reduction in the price of internet bandwidth for Government offices. At a new price of $70 per Mbps, all Government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) can get connectivity through the National Backbone Infrastructure (NBI) at the lowest price in...
A new opinion poll has indicated that Uber Uganda is the most convenient and safest private transport means in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Uber is followed by motorcycle-taxi hailing app, SafeBoda which is new to the market but gaining momentum at a faster rate. The poll, conducted by Drive in Uganda, a...
Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are to face a new tax proposed by the UK government in a bid to raise awareness of and prevent issues such as extreme and polarizing content, fake news as well as underage access to content minors should not be exposed to. Under current rules, social media...
The African Leadership University (ALU)and GE Africa announced today the launch of the ALU Africa Industrial Internet Program. Powered by GE, the program combines the best of GE’s technical expertise with ALU’s unique learning model in a 12-month professional training program that merges the essential business and technical skills necessary for African...
Uganda's leading telecom firm; MTN Uganda has today made 19th year in Uganda. Having made it this far, the firm has come to have done amazing things both in our communities and to the country at large. At 19, they have started #ANewLife, and at the same time #SharingYoPassion. We look...
Standard Bank has signed an agreement with CCRManager Pte Ltd, a global trade FinTech company that enables banks to manage the entire process of distributing trade finance internationally to other banks, credit insurers, and fund managers through its CCRManager web platform. “As the first African bank to have joined this network, this...
Yes! these two were talking about here are both Presidents, one being the President of the Republic of Uganda and the other being the Ghetto President of Kamwokya; a location within the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest metropolitan area. So, recently a graduate from Uganda Technology and Management...
Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced the launch of its new Indiegogo Marketplace, acting as a place for entrepreneurs to sell their goods. While Indiegogo creators can automatically have their products placed in the new e-commerce section, startups that built their product outside of the crowdfunding site can also submit their work to Indiegogo for...
itel mobile celebrated its 10th year anniversary as a favorite mobile phone brand in Africa at the Protea Hotel in Kampala on Saturday, at an event that saw its top dealers rewarded. “Ten years ago, itel mobile launched in Africa inspired by a mission to empower everyone with seamless mobile...
Rwandan motorcycle cleaning startup ‘PikiWash’ has been named the winner of the Rwanda round of the Seedstars World competition. The competition took place at the kLab hub in Kigali, with 11 selected startups presenting their ideas in front of the local jury panel. PikiWash, which has developed an eco-friendly, time-saving washing solution for...