How Africa performed in the year it was 2017, winning accolades, cash prizes and grants, and being recognized globally. We are glad to say, thanks to all the innovators, tech and startup entrepreneurs that represented. He we go: 16: Ugandan Fintech Startup Won USD$100,000 Investment in Rwanda Ugandan Fintech startup, Smart Credit...
More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new report forecasts that there...
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...
Andela, the global engineering organization that is building a network of technology leaders across Africa, has officially launched in Kampala. The launch comes as Andela looks to equip the next generation of technologists and innovators in Kampala with the expertise they need to accelerate the advancement of their local...
Uganda has been ranked as the most secure cyberspace in Africa in the recently announced Global National Cyber Security Index. Previously 2nd in the 2017 ranking, the elevation to the number 1 spot is exciting news for the nation. The National Cyber Security Index is a global index which...
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...
Seems Jumia, and Simba Food have their times numbered as they are set to face some serious competition while a new service in the same line of work; Zawadi Eats is set to launch in Kampala soon. As you know convenience these days is a major priority. eCommerce is becoming...
According to reports in The Independent, Online taxi-hailing service Little Ride could be launching its services in Uganda in May, which will be its first expansion outside Kenya. The ride-hailing app was developed by the Kenyan tech firm Craft Silicon, which operates across the continent and has subsidiaries in India...
Akinwumi Adesina; President of the African Development Bank Group ending last week made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. He said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated that technology plus strong...
French Telecoms company, Orange  and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal, and Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire while the broadband infrastructure provider will provide additional capacity...