Uganda’s online service index has improved from 50% in 2016 to 57% in 2018 which puts the country in High Online Service Index bracket. This is according to the United Nations E-Government survey 2018. The Online Services Index is a component of the E-Government Development Index(EGDI) which is a composite...
China and the Ugandan government on Friday last week launched a USD$12 million (roughly UGX44.6 billion) satellite television (TV) project in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso to benefit over 500 villages. The launch was attended by the First Lady & Minister of Education and Sports; Hon. Janet Museveni,...
Earlier this week, on Monday it was allegedly reported that airtime vendors had increased the price for airtime scratch cards to 10% - blaming the newly introduced taxes. However, we received no comment from any telcos or from UCC. If recalled, this isn't the first time vendors hike airtime prices....
Following Wednesday's protest led by Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine, in a bid to drop taxes on on social media and mobile money, the Prime Minister to Uganda Ruhakana Rugunda has come out and said that the taxes would be reviewed and a new bill will be brought next...
One of Africa's leading video entertainment services provider; MultiChoice, on 30th May announced a bold new Pan-African social investment initiative dubbed the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) that is aimed at igniting and growing Africa’s creative industries into vibrant, economic centers The launch of this initiative forms part of the company’s new...
Jumia Food a subsidiary company to Jumia has on Friday appointed Timothy Mugume as the new Country Manager for Uganda - who has been Jumia Travel Country Manager for Uganda. Timothy replaces Neville Igasira Igunduura who is now the Chief Marketing Officer for Jumia Uganda "We're excited to see Timothy bring his...
On Tuesday we reported a new hailing service/firm; DialJack took to its Official Twitter handle to announce its launch to the Ugandan market. Scheduled for Thursday, the company decided to have the launch earlier today, and was held at the Brood, in Bukoto. The team at DialJack told the press...
It has come to our notice another moto-taxi hailing company plans to launch this Thursday in Uganda. Dubbed DialJack, the starting company took to its Twitter to announce when its official launch will happen. "Dial Jack is launching this Thursday and Ugandans will be able to experience inexpensive and safe...
After the launch of Iflix in Uganda earlier this week, Africell Uganda has on Thursday partnered with the official FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 broadcaster; Star Times Television, to enable Ugandans enjoy quality programming on the convenience of their smartphones, streaming via the Star Times mobile application beginning this...
Jumia Food, and KFC have on Wednesday extended their partnership that will now enable customers in Entebbe to also be able to order online for the KFC meals and have them delivered to them. Jumia Food Uganda Country Manager Timothy Mugume said the expansion of their partnership with KFC to...