PC Tech Magazine, a leading technology magazine, this week launched a new portal, dedicated for reviews of gadgets and software applications. The portal, dubbed PC Tech Reviews is the latest addition to PC Tech's growing online empire that already includes a jobs board, a directory, a blog aggregation portal called Apparently...
For three days starting tomorrow morning, I’ll be one of five judges that will be looking for the next best student innovation as Orange Community Innovations Awards returns in its fourth year. Orange Uganda this week launched five apps from last year’s Community Innovations Awards, now available for download on Android’s Play Store (but...
Ugandan Young innovator and founder of innovex, Alvin Leonard Kabwama has landed a training deal with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) research centre in Silicon Valley, USA. Kabwama, a graduate Electrical engineering from Makerere University will be joining researchers at Singularity University for a period of 8 weeks. The...
Ms. Geek is a competition designed to inspire African girls to be part of solving the continent’s challenges using technology and encourage them to choose a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Applications are currently ongoing in the Transform Africa member states; Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Angola, Burkina Faso,...
The Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze has challenged innovators in the country to focus more on how they can use their innovations to generate income and eradicate the economic issues that the country is faced with. He said there are exciting innovations in Uganda...
KAMPALA, Uganda - This evening Orange announced this year's winners of this year's Orange Community Innovations Awards, after three days of exhibition at Kampala Serena Hotel. The competition is part of Orange's CSR programme in which every year, Orange Uganda organizes the "Community Innovations Awards", a competition which recognizes the...
A new continental report has ranked Rwanda third on the continent as far as science, technology and innovation (STI) capacity is concerned. The Africa Capacity Report is the work of the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), a continental organisation established by African Governments and their development partners to help build...
Ugandan young innovator, Phillippa Ngaju Makobore has been named among the 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 innovation Prize for Africa which will be awarded in Accra, Ghana. Ngaju was nominated for his innovation; Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed Infusion Set (ECGF), a medical device designed to accurately...
Microsoft is putting Skype to work in your inbox after the company announced the rollout of a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com which brings the voice and messaging service to its email service. The service is being introduced to users in the UK, with the US and Germany following “in the coming...
Over 400 delegates from over 40 countries, speaking more than 4 languages are attending the  5th annual Innovation Africa summit that kicked off yesterday at the Speke Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala. The high level Education and Technology summit started with an official government breakfast organized for selected delegates and...