Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s Head of Platform Partnerships for the Middle East and Africa. (Photo Courtesy)

60 Finalists Make it to the Bots For Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge; which aims to rewarding entrepreneurs and...
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Ugandan Fintech Startup Wins $100,000 Investment in Rwanda

Ugandan Fintech startup, Smart Credit has won capital investment worth USD 100,000 (Approx. Shs362 Million) from a group of investors. Smart Credit, a solution to solving barriers to small businesses and credit...
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Winners of the 2017 MTN App Challenge – ‘Team JustGo’ Emerge as the Overall...

Telecom giants; MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 – an event that brought local innovators Nationwide to...
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What the Finalists Pitched at the 2017 MTN App Challenge

The second annual edition of the MTN App Challenge commenced on Friday evening at the MTN Offices, Nyonyi Gardens in Kololo with 19 entries having been selected from 99 entries that were...
Ruth Njeri Waiganjo From Kenya Crowned Miss Geek Africa 2017. She won a cash price of 3 Million RWF (roughly 13.2 million UGX) and was awarded by the First Lady of Rwanda; Jeannette Kagame. (Photo Courtesy: The News Times - Rwanda)

Ruth Njeri Waiganjo From Kenya Crowned Ms. Geek Africa 2017

Ruth Njeri Waiganjo from University of Nairobi in Kenya beat four of her other competitors in the final held on the sidelines of Transform Africa Summit 2017, to be crowed the...
MTN Uganda's Senior Manager for Digital; Suzan Kayemba (Black shirt with glasses) attending to some of the innovators at the 2017 MTN App Challenge hosted at the MTN Offices in Kololo. (Photo Courtesy: MTN Uganda)

2017 MTN App Challenge Live Blog: Developers Tussle to Come up With Innovative Ideas

MTN Uganda in partnership with Outbox Hub once again brings on the MTN App Challenge this year following the success of 2015 first annual challenge. The even holds a 3 day Hack-a-thon...
Developers Week goes to Nairobi, Kenya from April 25 to May 1, 20116. Image Credit: NairobiDesignWeek

The 2017 MTN App Challenge Kicks-off Today

The 2017 edition of the MTN App Challenge is set to commence today, Friday afternoon. The three-day app development challenge will see developers tussle to come up with innovative prototypes of mobile-based...
ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze will be the Guest of Honor at the forum.

Ministry of ICT in Partnership With UPDF to Build an Innovation Hub in Kampala

According to a research that was conducted by GSMA, Africa has 314 active tech hubs in 93 cities in 42 countries with notably, Uganda having 12 active tech hubs. As the need for great tech...
Miss Geek Africa 2017. (Photo Credit: The News Time Rwanda)

Rwanda Tops the List of Finalists for the 2017 Miss Geek Africa Competition –...

Reports hailing from Rwanda states that five girls out of eight; 4 from Rwanda and 1 from Kenya - with innovative ideas, were on Thursday selected as the finalists for the first...
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Ugandan Female Tech Entrepreneur Named Among the ‘Best African Female Tech Entrepreneurs’ by WEF

Six female tech entrepreneurs from South Africa (2), Nigeria (2), Kenya (1), and Uganda (1) have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives at the second annual search for...
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