According to reports by The Sunday Daily Monitor, President Museveni, has ordered the Inspector General of the Uganda Police Force Gen. Kale Kayihura to sack the Director for Information and Communication Technology in the police force; Mr Amos Ngabirano after 13 years of service. The sack of the ICT boss according to reports,...
Extreme smartphone use can certainly lead to strained eyes and stiff necks. That’s the bad news. The good news? The mobile device you just can’t live without can also help facilitate better health in new, more convenient ways than ever before. How? The rise of mobile health apps and other tools. There...
After Brian watched his grandmother suffer with pneumonia, he began researching methodologies for diagnosing the disease and its treatments. During his research, he discovered that the illness affects far more children than it does in adults. Reports according to UNICEF show that, pneumonia kills half a million children under five...
On Monday 18th April, 2016 MTN Uganda launched the second phase of MTN Gaggawala promotion with more cash and more life changing prizes. MTN is creating employment and changing lives of customers who win in the Gaggawala “Win a Kiosk” promotion.  Twenty five Mobile Money Kiosks are lined up to...
Zimba Women, a flagship project of Zimba Group - a leading IT solutions provider specializing in provision of technical and software solutions for SMEs, on Tuesday held a press conference at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala to officially launch it's first annual 2 day summit, dubbed "Breaking Business Barriers" which will bring together...
MTN Uganda on Monday announced it had reduced it's mobile money sending charges for tiered amounts between 500 UGX and 45,000 UGX during a press conference that was held at the MTN Service Centre Towers at Forest Mall, Lugogo. The offer is expected to go at least until end...
The new policy by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on SimCard registration leaves worry on the possibility of refugees to own phones in Uganda. In what UCC described as a move to curb mobile phone-aided crime, telecommunications operators were ordered to consider National Identity Cards and/or Passports as the only...
Entering its 7th year, e-Gov Africa is a series of events created by the CTO to assist African stakeholders in identifying ways to improve efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of governance through e-enabling. The Forum is acknowledged by all parties, including NEPAD and ITU, as the foremost platform in Sub-Saharan...
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued strict guidelines to all broadcasters (Radio and television) requiring them to prioritize Ugandan local content. In the guidelines, the commission has reiterated that 70% of programming during prime time should be given Ugandan content, along with other quotas for the different programs. The move...
Last week we ranked the most followed Ugandan Musical artists on Twitter, where Maurice Kirya – (@mauricekirya), C.E.O at Sound emerged first with 85K followers, followed by Hip Hop female rapper Keko – (@KEKOTOWN) in the second position with 79K followers and Navio – (@naviomusic) in the third position with 76.4K followers . Today, we rank the...