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Last week, Uganda hosted the 7th edition of E-Gov Africa 2013 at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Munyonyo, under the theme for this conference is  'e-Gov Policies, Practices and Innovation: The Road Ahead for Africa'. This eventwas organised by the Ministry of ICT and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), under the auspices of...
Uganda’s Assistant Commissioner of the Communications and Information Management Unit from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Mr. Patrick Muinda, answered a few questions about the upcoming Innovation Africa conference, to be hosted at Speke Resort in Munyonyo, Uganda from September 30 -  October 2. Q: The Innovation...
AfriGal Tech from Uganda recently took part in the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals in Seattle, Washington, USA held in August 2014 together with other young techies from across the world in a bid to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges using technology. Tell us your name, title...
This week MTN's Christopher Ssali spoke to PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi about MTN Mobile Money. Here are the excerpts. Q: Last Week I wrote about how There is Not a lot of Innovation around Mobile Money and how we are not seeing Mobile Money in the startup Area, And where we...
BrainShare, the educational service with over 80,000 active users in more than three countries was the winner of the “Best Education Application” category at the MTN Innovation Awards last month. BrainShare was launched with the objective of connecting students to top content at reduced cost as well as empowering...
Let us behind the curtain, tell us about yourself. The real you, not the Instagram filtered you! Okay, no filters; I am Stella Nassali Mudoola, a Project Manager by profession. I am a Co-founder Zimba Group Ltd and Owner of a branding company called X-ERA Limited… A Facebook and WhatsApp...
Battery life is one of the most important things to consider when buying a new smartphone. Samuel Cris Ayo, Devices Service Manager, Huawei Uganda insists that how you use your smartphone greatly determines its battery life. Big, bright screens, 3G/4G,GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth modes enabled makes your battery run...
Pope Francis recently launched Scholas, a tool that will help students to collaborate among-st themselves via the internet. While Launching this initiative, Pope Francis was joined by some of the students in schools already using the Scholas platform and these students engaged the Pope  to a question and answer session...
Richard Zulu describes himself as a "start-up enthusiast, Tech rockstar, Developer Outreach, Internet and social media addict." He has a passion for "enabling individuals within the tech community turn their ideas and products into businesses". He is currently a co-founder and Program Diretor of Outbox Hub in Kampala. Below is the...
I’ve known Clinic Master’s Wilson Kutegeka since 2010 when I heard him being referred to as MVP. Before that I always associated MVP with Basketball, and sports generally, but this guy didn’t look like a big time baller! I discovered he was Microsoft MVP – Most Valuable Professional! Fast forward to...