Samsung and Multichoice Partner to Reach Out to African Audience

MultiChoice Africa has partnered with Samsung to broaden their product footprint and service reach in Africa. This partnership will see MultiChoice beaming its television contents and other applications through Samsung mobile devices including...

MTN Goes Live With Cloud Services

Following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa, MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April. The MTN Cloud pilot project was launched in...

Comesa Innovation Council Inaugurated

10 African experts came together to attend the inauguration ceremony  of the COMESA innovation council that took place at the UCC headquarters in Kampala. The ceremony was officiated by The Prime Minister of...

Uganda: Mobile phones to improve rural clean water supply

Two researchers Wilbrord Turimaso and Ali Chemisto Satya under the Mobile Telephones for Improved Access to Safe Water (M4W) project, which was launched in October 2011, have offered a solution to a common...

Zambia: Volunteers Create Mobile Language App

Peace Corps volunteers, working closely with Zambian software developers, have developed a mobile application "Bantu Babel" that will translate English words and phrases into any of seven languages spoken in Zambia. The app...

Solar powered plane to fly across America

A solar-powered plane "the Solar Impulse" that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America. This was made public by the Swiss creators of the plane...

‘World’s Smallest Cellphone Charger’ Provides Emergency Backup

A cellphone charger claiming to be the "world's smallest" aims to save users in a pinch when their battery is dying. Comparable to a quarter in size, the Fuel Micro Charger is designed to provide...

Google also working on A Smart Watch

The Android unit of Google has revealed that it is working on  a wearable smartphone to rival Apple's iWatch. Wearable technology has become an increasingly hot topic, with Apple ’s iWatch and the smart spectacles Google Glass...

Uganda: Centenary Bank unveils online campus for staff

With the high costs of staff training and education, forward looking companies are taking to innovative electronic solutions to improve their competitiveness and employee skills. Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading indigenous commercial bank...

Breathometer, World’s First Smartphone Breathalyzer

Breathometer is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer. The device plugs into your smartphone and measures your blood alcohol concentration when you breathe into it. Unlike other breathalyzers,  Breathometer fits easily into your pocket or...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

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...

INNOVATION

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For many years now, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. has been promoting innovation across Middle East and Africa, providing startups with the...