Telecoms in Uganda are always finding ways of making their customers happy and satisfied with their services – introducing affordable and cheap data bundles, free calls across the same network, giving back through charitable events, and so forth. Telecom firm MTN Uganda is one of the firms that do...
Solomon King receives his award from the guest of honor, ICT Minister Hon Nyombi Thembo.
In 2015, MTN Uganda started a platform known as the MTN Innovation Awards in order to recognize individuals and organizations that were enabling the transformation of several sectors of the economy. More importantly, improving the lives of people. The first MTN Innovation Awards were held in 2015. In 2017,...
Communications Regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered broadcasters to stop live coverage on both radio and television saying it “incites the public and stirs up hatred.” The order issued on Tuesday, September 26th by the UCC Executive Director Eng. Godfrey Mutabaazi comes at the backdrop of two failed...
According to new reports, DEMO Africa; a flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica has today shortlisted 35 startups out of 956 applications that were submitted in from 29 African countries that will undergo the final vetting to pitch at this year’s launch event in Johannesburg, South Africa where only 26 startups will make...
According to the latest research done and compiled by an Independent Dublin-based Web Analytics firm; StatCounter between September 2016 and August 2017, they identified the market percentage of each device used to access the internet – showing that mobiles had the biggest percentage of 72.21% an increase of 1.42% of the previous research...
Earlier this year, the Ugandan Police announced it was seeking 7 billion UGX (roughly USD$ 2 million) in the 2017/2018 financial year to develop a mobile phone app that will track down motorists who commit traffic offences and defaulters on paying fines under the express penalty scheme. For one...
Internet penetration is growing in Africa and more people use the internet for various reasons - work, school, socializing, downloading, streaming video content such as YouTube, Netflix, Showmax, to mention a few reasons. New streaming video services are making strides in the African market but with slow internet speeds, streaming...
Innovators working on justice and legal issues worldwide earlier this year in late March were invited to apply and take part in the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Justice Accelerator’s Innovating Challenge with applications that were submitted are addressed six main pain points of justice including but not...
Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers wear helmets, reflective vests, follow the traffic laws, and carry an extra one for their passenger who also does...
All phone brands available in Uganda are listed on Jumia, which gives the online shop exclusive insights in to how each phone brand is performing in the country. For Jumia Uganda specifically, Samsung is still the top selling smartphone brand - but Tecno edges close at number 2 and...