The Government of Uganda in collaboration with its development partners, the Dutch Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI), The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and the International Trade Centre (ITC) this morning launched the Netherlands Trust Fund IV (NTFIV) at Hotel Africana. The 1.7...
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...
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...
The National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) this morning signed partnerships with SOLVE Incubation and Kafeero Foundation to facilitate collaboration in the development of Government services aimed at transforming social and economic development in Uganda. SOLVE is a software incubation hub that pools a diverse group of individuals to build solutions...
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) on Wednesday this week flagged off a group of journalists who will go to Estonia on an educative tour. Through a partnership with the Estonian Media training center in cooperation with the Estonian Foreign Ministry, the journalists were selected to go and learn...
Following up on the recent presidential directive on the provision of internet services to Government agencies, there have been a couple of ongoing meetings, led by the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance, to harmonize and provide guidance on how the directive will be implemented. The discussions have involved officials...
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) has been cleared to proceed with the roll-out of the National Backbone Infrastructure (NBI) – Missing Links Project by the Parliament of Uganda, PPDA and World Bank, this morning. The project that aims to connect all major towns across the country including Government...
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...
As we come to the closure of this year, we give a brief of what we covered in the telecom news. 20: Vodafone Uganda Expanded its 4G Network to Areas of Mukono and Seeta ON May 9th, 2017, Vodafone Uganda officially launched their new site mask a few meters from Uganda...
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...