Seedstars has announced its annual summit slated for March 3rd, 2016 at the Swiss Tach Convetion Center a EPFL, Lausanne under the theme “Billion”. The global organization with the mission of impacting people’s lives in emerging market through entrepreneurship and technology launched its third edition of the Seedstars World...
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...
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...
Apparently, eCommerce stores are in the amidst of taking on one another when it comes to having the most customer base on their side. With a few days to the love's day dubbed; Valentines' day, these eCommerce are giving some unbelievable pricing's as well as discounts. This might not...
Nature Photonics brought public attention to a report in Lab Chip that claims a regular old DVD player, with a few basic modifications, could provide quick and accurate tests for HIV — and for many other diseases, as well. The technology requires three major modifications. The first is the addition of a new photodiode,...
This morning, the National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) hosted an education and awareness session on the Electronic Discovery and Cyber Laws implementation for a core team from academia (Cavendish University) as well as the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) with representation from Office of the Director of Public...
The Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance Vincent Bagiire has praised MTN Uganda’s services which he said have enabled business and financial inclusion. Bagiire said that MTN’s introduction into the Ugandan telecommunications market gave a total overhaul to the internet experience in...
Makerere University Research fellow Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been charged with cyber harassment and offensive talk against President Yoweri Museveni and the first family. The charges arise from a series of Facebook Posts that the controversial researcher has been running, most of which attack the person of the President and...
The largest mobile operator in Uganda, MTN has announced the successful closure of a 114 million USD (about 384 billion UGX) syndicated credit facility which will be used towards the development of telecommunication infrastructure. This took place at the MTN Towers today 26th May, 2016. In addition, MTN Uganda will acquire...
According to a statement by the Central Bank of Uganda(BoU) today, has come up to categorically state that, messages circulating on WhatsApp instructing depositors to withdraw their money from Crane Bank within the next week was not issued by them. The move by Crane Bank to sell some of its shares to an...