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The National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) has come out to clarify that the recent media reports that allude to impropriety in the Missing Links bidding process are false and unsubstantiated. "The procurement process was adhered to with the requisite quality checks along the way". the Authority said in an official...
Uganda’s ICT Industry organization, ICTAU has announced its new Board of Directors who were elected at the 4th Annual General Meeting held December 9th, 2017 at Hive Colab in Kampala. The new Board of Directors is comprised of the following members: Albert Mucunguzi - Chairman Teddy Ruge - Vice Chairman Isabel...
Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups; two Ugandan startups: ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health inclusive, that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme; implemented by the German International Cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative. The...
South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20 percent of the firm's global total in the next five years, the head of its business on the continent said on Monday. Sung Yoon said the electronics giant, which accounts for over half of the...
Moto-Taxis are innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common methods of getting around in most/many areas around towns. Strongly regulated, they're meant to follow traffic laws, carry one passenger, and carry goods that don't exceed a given weight to them. Notably, safeBoda that has successfully leveraged...
Cloud infrastructure and data centers are purported to penetrate many of the key growing African markets in 2018. The harbingers of this impending growth have been building for years. Some nations are even generating a power surplus that’s being exported for profits, while others are benefiting from incoming investments...
Tech-incubation hub Hive Colab is one of Uganda's oldest incubation hubs, that has managed to work with over 300 youths in economic empowerment through computer science training and human centered design idea generation. And as a result of this, over 50 social tech and businesses enterprises have been created...
Telecom firm; MTN and Cambridge, Massachusetts-based; software-defined radio technology firm Vanu Inc. have announced the integration of the two networks with an aim to extend MTN’s Network in rural areas which are currently unconnected in Rwanda. The agreement will allow for the provision of GSM services, including voice and data,...
The Medical Concierge Group has introduced a search service that will allow anyone to easily search for and conveniently find information on healthcare services whenever they need it. TMCG Medical Search Platform is an online search service for those looking for Medical Specialists, Hospitals, Ambulances and other health services in...
One of the worlds biggest events, Consumer Electronics Show (CES, and formerly known officially as International CES); a global consumer electronics and consumer technology trade-show kicked off last weekend on Sunday 7th, 2018 - and being the second week of the year, tech firms are coming out to unveil...