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Solomon King Benge, often referred to as The King of Robotics, emerged the overall winner of the 2015 MTN Innovation Awards. The round of applause that the guests gave him confirmed that he indeed deserved this win. Solomon King and the other 7 winners were awarded at a colorful event...
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...
Lyndsay Handler, the Managing Director at Fenix International was recognized at the inaugural MTN Innovation Awards as the “Outstanding Woman in Innovation”.  Lyndsay has won other awards and been recognized for her work around East Africa. She’s very passionate about her work, I found out when I scheduled a meeting...
Ugandan Young innovator and founder of innovex, Alvin Leonard Kabwama has landed a training deal with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) research centre in Silicon Valley, USA. Kabwama, a graduate Electrical engineering from Makerere University will be joining researchers at Singularity University for a period of 8 weeks. The...
What do technologist turned philanthropist Bill Gates and South Korean rap sensation Psy have in common? Both have achieved major accomplishments in the tech world: Psy's is the first video to hit 1 billion YouTube views and Gates was one of the leaders of the personal computer revolution. They're also both taking...
Described as the “the simplest way to book a musician, band or DJ for your event”, Fezah is natively an Android app but also available as a desktop web version. You can use it to browse through a portfolio of entertainers and request them to perform at your occasion. The...
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...
Last week, we had an article about which of these three devices; desktops, mobiles, or tablets was the most used to access internet in Uganda, and in results we attained from StatCounter showed that mobiles took the lead with an amazing 70.70%. However, accessing this internet requires a number of elements...
Daniel Ogong has been appointed Head of Marketing and Communications, Stanbic Bank Uganda joining from Nile Breweries where he previously worked for 15 years and served as Marketing Director. He played a pivotal role in building a stable portfolio of brands that saw the company sore to market leadership. Daniel...
Ugandan Information Communications Technology (ICT) opinion leader Badru Ntege has been elected the inaugural Governing Board Chairperson for the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO). Ntege who is also the Chief Executive Officer for NFT Consults was elected during the first ever EASTECO meeting held in Entebbe, Uganda. Ntege represents...