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...
Early childhood learning is key to development of a country. The government launched the National Integrated Early Childhood Development policy in 2016 (NIECD), to address issues regarding childhood development and challenged various stakeholders to embrace it. Recently a team from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines led by the country manager Lukia...
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has opened bids for the provision of broadband internet services in 25 unserved and underserved communities throughout the country. The 25 locations are part of UCC’s Rural Community Development Fund (RCDF) which intends to better the provision of universal access to electronic communications. Established in 2003,...
Interbrand Inc.; a leading brand consultancy, annual releases its best brand rankings. In October last year, the firm ranked Apple, Google and Coca-Cola as the three most valuable brands in its 2016 Best Global Brands report. However, this year's rankings have changed as Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. takes on...
Huawei rises to the 70th position on the Best Global Brands 2017 Rankings of Interbrand. Huawei sees its brand value grow by 14% compared to that of last year, reaching USD$ 6,676 million. It is among the 16 brands that enjoy a double-digit growth in brand value on the...