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Andela has today announced that the Andela Learning Community is extending to Uganda. As a program implemented in partnership with Google and Udacity, the ALC provides aspiring technologists with the tools to become globally competitive software developers. The call for Ugandan learners to apply to the Android or Web...
After the murder of a Kampala-based cashier Suzan Magara, whose kidnappers reached the family to demand a ransom using SIM cards that were unregistered and couldn’t be traced, Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) issued a directive to all telecom firms to temporary halt SIM...
Government through the Ministry of Finance has unveiled a new technology innovation and incubation hub at Makerere University in Kampala. The Shs 80 million incubation hub is expected to play an instrumental role in empowering youth to create new ideas that will boost enterprise development and the country’s economy at...
How we covered events that happened in the year 2017. 20: MTN Uganda Unveiled its Unlimited Internet Packages MTN Uganda on June 5th, 2017 announced a long-awaited product to its Internet offering; allowing customers to purchase monthly Unlimited Internet packages. The move was significant as it offered customers a chance to...
Three MTN Uganda customers; Tom Mayanja, Dickens Muhereza, and Bernadette Bavuga from Kawempe, Ibanda, and Bweyogere respectively were jubilant after receiving the first three cars of the MTN MoMo Nyabo promotion. They used MTN Mobile Money to load airtime and data bundles. As scratch cards are expected to be phased...
MTN Uganda has on Friday partnered with moto-taxi ride hailing firm; SafeBoda on the MTN Pulse platform that will see MTN Pulsers access and book rides with the safeboda app even without mobile data loaded to their phones. However, the offer isn't limited to only MTN Pulsers but all MTN...
As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to look back at the stories and news that defined the past year. There is much to cover but we selected a few. 20: A New Study Claimed Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight The research claims that sharing your weight loss...
Communications Regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered broadcasters to stop live coverage on both radio and television saying it “incites the public and stirs up hatred.” The order issued on Tuesday, September 26th by the UCC Executive Director Eng. Godfrey Mutabaazi comes at the backdrop of two failed...
U.S-based internet firm; Google Corp. has opened applications for its second annual Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme, extending it in the process to a further 12 African countries that graduated from the programme last week, as reported making it a total of 18 countries across the continent – Egypt, Tunisia,...
Commendable progress has been made in the advancement to sustainably grow the Ugandan economy. This observation was made during the fifth phase of Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) at State House. His Excellency the President, President Yoweri Museveni, launched the fifth phase of Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) at State...