Ugandan Young innovator and founder of innovex, Alvin Leonard Kabwama has landed a training deal with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) research centre in Silicon Valley, USA. Kabwama, a graduate Electrical engineering from Makerere University will be joining researchers at Singularity University for a period of 8 weeks. The...
Ugandan young innovator, Phillippa Ngaju Makobore has been named among the 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 innovation Prize for Africa which will be awarded in Accra, Ghana. Ngaju was nominated for his innovation; Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed Infusion Set (ECGF), a medical device designed to accurately...
Windows Insiders, a global community of people using technology to make a lasting impact on the world has awarded Insiders4Good fellowships to a total four Ugandan startup entrepreneurs. The community aims at building and sustaining meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs and problem-solvers who think deeply about the issues confronting their communities...
DSTV Uganda has today entered into a partnership understanding with the Uganda Swimming Federation (USF) which will last effective June 2017 to June 2018. The sponsorship entails three major USF National Championships on the Federation's calendar, includes; National Inter-club Swimming Championships from 10th - 11th June, 2017 at Kampala International School Uganda...
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...
MTN Uganda has Friday launched its staff volunteerism campaign aimed at giving back to the community. Dubbed 21 days of Yellow Care, MTN staffers will over a period of 21 days carry out classroom renovations and literacy projects, Information Communication Technology (ICT) trainings plus provision of digital educational content to...
Telecommunications giant MTN Uganda is set to reward and recognize outstanding dealers in their first of the kind Sales Awards. According to MTN officials, the awards are meant to appreciate specific dealers “for for their contribution in delivering MTN services to our valued customers.” Among the dealers liable for the awards...
The Minister for Information Communications Technology (ICT) and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze has advised internet users to be security conscious of cybercrimes which he said are on the rise in the region. The Minister was speaking at the World Communication Day commemoration ceremony held at Virika Parish in Kabarole District...
Founded in 2011, AfriLabs; a Pan-African innovation hub network - has been working through tech hubs to build an innovation infrastructure that encourages the growth of Africa’s knowledge economy by supporting the development of start-ups, technology, and innovation, fostering partnerships between tech hubs across the different regions and promoting opportunities...
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...