eCommerce firm; Jumia Uganda has on Thursday unveiled its 2nd annual jumia mobile report, as well as highlighting some of the major trends from last year's. This was done a head of its upcoming mobile week, where phones have been discounted up to 40%. Mobile vs desktops The report indicated that...
Samsung Electronics' East Africa has today launched two solutions in the Kyengera region, Kampala. A Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS), at Nsangi Secondary School and an E-Learning Center at Mackay Memorial College. The initiatives are an example of Samsung's investment in corporate citizenship on the continent, a keen focus on...
Kibaale County Member of Parliament Frank Kigyigyi Tumwebaze who also doubles as the Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance is set to face the disciplinary arm of parliament over what was described as contempt. Tumwebaze’s woes arise from the controversial and unpopular simcard verification exercise whose deadline...
As of yesterday, while addressing UTL staff at the company’s blood donation drive, State Minister for Investment and Privatization, Evelyne Anite announced that government would make it a mandatory requirement for every Ugandan to own a UTL simcard. She emphasized that this would display patriotism and pride in for the country...
Zimba Women, earlier last week officially launched their first annual Zimba Women Technology in Business Summit 2016 dubbed under the theme “Breaking Business Barriers” at a press conference at Sheraton Kampala Hotel. The launch gathered the sponsors of the summit including; the American Embassy; represented by the Cultural Affairs...
President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the reactivation of switched-off simcards and the extension of the simcard verification deadline until Wednesday August 30th, PC Tech Magazine has learnt. Museveni gave the directive on Monday evening while engaging with ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) legislators in their caucus meeting. The directive comes days...
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to all Ugandans to have their simcard registration particulars updated, short of which they would be deactivated. The directive was given by the UCC Executive Director, Eng. Godfrey Mutabaazi during a closed door engagement with executives of telecoms operators at...
Today's cybercriminal  has an expansive network of partners and technology geeks. He's contracted out research and development to write his software and middle managers to make sure everyone in his organization is doing their part to rake in the dough. He's a smart businessman who is able to leverage...
With ISPs trying their best to get the most internet subscribers on their side by doing all they can, like introducing super combos, night packs, WTF, Midnight Bundles, Happy Hours, Happy Nights, and so forth leaving consumers with no choice, this time around, Frank Tumwebaze, Minister of ICT has...
TaxifyBoda is here! Earlier this week, we reported that ride-sharing firm; Uber is planning on launching moto-taxi demand service in Uganda following its success in Bangkok, Thailand and India that have a wide usage of Motorbikes. Same case here in Uganda, with over 10,000's of motobike-taxi we think it would be...