At the on-going Africa Tech Summit in Rwanda, Kigali, Abdihakim Ainte; Principle Founder of iRise, an innovation and technology Hub in Mogadishu, Somalia has told the audience in attendance that Africa innovation hubs are so much over rated. This is during a breakout session of the second day (Thursday 15th...
A Member of Parliament has accused Budadiri West Constituency MP Hon. Nandala Mafabi for taking USD$30,000 from a Chinese Company to use Parliament to block the ongoing procurement process of the last phase of the national backbone infrastructure project. The legislator who prefers anonymity for now, says Mr Mafabi was...
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...
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...
The National Transmission Backbone/E-Government Infrastructure (NBI/EGI) project is a government imitative by Ministry of Information Communication Technology of Uganda through its mandated body National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U), intended to ensure that high bandwidth data connection is available in all major towns of Uganda at a reasonable rate. This Infrastructure...
Valentine’s month is upon us and Jumia Uganda is spreading love in the form of free delivery for customers in Kampala, plus irresistible deals and prizes for customers across the country. The eCommerce firm on 5th this month launched their valentine's campaign dubbed "Jumia Loves You" scheduled to run till 11th February...
On Wednesday, the National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) was hosted by the Parliamentary Committee on ICT to appraise them on Uganda’s Missing Links project. The Government of Uganda, through NITA-U, is implementing the National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure and e-Government Infrastructure (NBI/EGI) project to connect all major towns across...
Pollicy, a civic technology organisation in Uganda, has joined the fight to combat human trafficking by developing a platform named Wetaase that will provide relevant, timely information to citizens seeking to travel abroad as well as utilize open data to track and reduce incidences of human trafficking in East...
Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They're fast, efficient as well as very deadly. Famously known safe moto-taxi in Uganda; SafeBoda launched in 2014, has successfully leveraged their competitive advantages drivers operating...
A team from the National Information Authority Uganda (NITA Uganda) visited Mulago on National referral hospital on Wednesday to assess needs of the hospital in order to implement a customized Integrated Hospital Management System (IHMS) aimed at improvement of clinical and administrative efficiencies at the hospital through process automation. IHMS...