The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) on Tuesday hosted the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) on a tour of the Government of Uganda Primary National Data Center. The first of its kind in the country, the Tier 3 Data Center is one of the key initiatives...
On Friday 23rd November, Broadcasting Pay TV firm; MultiChoice unveiled the winners of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards - a product of a partnership between Eutelsat and MultiChoice. The awards aims to stimulate interest in Science and Technology to inspire innovative thinking among secondary schools across Africa. "Technology and science play a vital part that is...
The ride hailing business in Uganda is growing at a faster pace. We worry at one point we might not keep up with them. Last month a new moto-taxi hailing service, PiKiMe launched and a handful of people know its existence. Only this year alone if UberBoda and TaxifyBoda...
Seedstar World team selected Labes Key - schoolap, and Bluewave Insurance Agency Limited as regional winners of the seedstar pitch event from Kinshasa (D.R.C) and Nairobi (Kenya) respectively, to represent their countries at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. The two regional winners make it a total of six startups so...
While Taxido is expected to launch in Uganda in the coming few days, we came to notice that the ride-hailing firm will offer its customers an option of booking 'Breakdowns and Ambulance' for their trips. This making them the first company in the ride-hailing business to offer this. Meanwhile, the...
Next Einstein Forum (NEF) will hold its annual week long celebration of Science and Technology; Africa Science Week (ASW), in 35 countries (Uganda Inclusive) throughout September to December 2018 with thousands in attendance – from students, to scientists to technologists – actively engaging in coordinated science events across the continent. Led...
SudPay SA a startup currently in its Expansion Stage emerged winner of Dakar (Senegal) seedstar pitch competition that was held at the Headquarter of SONATEL on September 7th, 2018. The startup joins the seedstar Africa list with; Rera Online Farm (Harare, Zimbabwe), Cowtribe Technology Ltd (Accra, Ghana), BeneFactors Ltd (Kigali, Rwanda), and Agro...
Online career development and talent management firm, Fuzu has announced a milestone of a half a million (500,000) registered users in Uganda since their launch in May this year. With the aim to satisfy the need for new innovative solutions that are focused on the job seeker; who they...
After Seedstar major announcement of its startup search tour dates back in May this year, four African startups have so far been chosen from four cities; Harare, Accra, Kigali, and Kampala, and will participate at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. But before proceeding to Switzerland, all...
Four Ugandan film makers; Aaron Tamale, Casey Lugada, Hilda Awori, and Cissy Nalumansi were part of the 20 finalists from East Africa that will be part of the MultiChoice's Pan-African social investment initiative dubbed the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) that is aimed at igniting and growing Africa’s creative industries into vibrant,...