The ICT Association of Uganda (ICTAU) back in 2016 re-introduced its monthly event, dubbed LAN (adopted from Local Area Network) with the hashtag #LANReloaded, as a platform for industry stakeholders and technology enthusiasts to meet for business networking purposes. The first of these was held on 10th November 2016 at the Sky...
The Prime Minister of Rwanda, the Honourable Edouard Ngirente, this morning officially declared the Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) 2018 open in Kigali, Rwanda. AIS II will focus on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance. ...
Nesta, on behalf of Feed the Future, today announced that 228 applications were received, mostly from Africa, for the global Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. The Prize aims to find digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops from the pest, which has devastated agricultural produce across the continent. USAID’s Digital...
From 6th June to 8th June, 2018, Rwanda will be hosting the second annual Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) at the Conventional Center in Kigali. The event is set to be graced by His Excellencies President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde). Following the call of interested applicants...
She Loves Tech; a global initiative, showcasing the convergence of the latest trends in technology, entrepreneurship, innovation and its impact on and opportunities for women, which includes a global startup competition and international conference series - has called upon all the women (those interested) to apply for the 2018 She...
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda on Tuesday announcement a partnership that will see Rwanda host the 7th edition of the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) from October 11th – 12th, 2018, at Kigali Convention Center. The challenge is aimed at showcasing African ingenuity as well as recognizing...
Crypto Billionaire, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the world’s largest crypto exchange – Binance, is set to feature on a panel at the African Blockchain Conference 2018, happening on 23 -24 May in Kampala. Held under the theme “The role of Blockchain Technology in Africa’s transformation”, is the biggest conference...
On Friday 4th May, WAZIHUB, an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation program was launched in Kampala, Uganda, as a collaborative problem solving and innovative approach to foster creation of IoT products and services. The launch which took place at Hive Colab, one of the consortium partners in Uganda is...
Andela has today announced that the Andela Learning Community is extending to Uganda. As a program implemented in partnership with Google and Udacity, the ALC provides aspiring technologists with the tools to become globally competitive software developers. The call for Ugandan learners to apply to the Android or Web...
The second edition of Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) which will take place from 6th to 8th June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda under the esteemed patronage of His Excellencies President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde) will focus on innovation as a tool to address Africa’s pressing challenges,...