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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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UCC Launches New Transport Management Hackathon

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in partnership with Makerere University School of Public Health – Resilient Africa Network has announced the launch of a new hackathon aimed at reducing road accidents...
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Engineers Are Leading The Charge Towards Innovation

IT and engineering have become the driving forces of innovation here in Uganda. We have seen more startups setting up operations and offering unique services, products, and user experiences over the...

1776 Selects 5 African Cities To Host The 4th Annual Global Challenge Cup

Washington-based Global Incubator and Seed Fund firm, 1776 in partnership with investment firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley on Tuesday last...

Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars Tour Edition

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25 cities (previously was 20 cities) across all...
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Ugandans Develop Platform to Locate Everyday Small Service Providers

A group of Ugandan youths has developed a new platform that connects users to everyday small service providers including cleaners, painters, wedding service providers, photographers, stationers, lawyers, accountants among others. Dubbed Service...

The 2nd Annual MTN Uganda Innovation App Challenge is Here, registration kicks off today

MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 - an event that brings local innovators from Uganda, both Students...
Seedstar Global Summit 2017 in Switzerland. Photo Credit: Seedstar

Three African Startups That Made it to the 2017 Seedstar Summit Finals, Declaring a...

Early this year, PC Tech Magazine reported a total of 70 startups from 65 countries across the world were selected to compete at the Seedstars Global summit in Switzerland. And of the 70 startups,...
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Winnie Byanyima to Co-Chair at the 2017 WEF Search For Africa’s Top Tech Women...

World Economic Forum (WEF) has started the process to select the top female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experience and engage with leaders at the...
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Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

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The 7th Annual Edition of the ACIA Kicks Off Today

Following last year's success, today kicks off the 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation Awards (ACIA); that aims to foster greater local involvement in the...