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The fact that Google likes to continuously push the boundaries of human knowledge through sustained discovery and research is no surprise for everyone anymore. Actually, it’s all based on curiosity and discovering new ways to solve old problems. It’s the same curiosity that led to the creation of the...
More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new report forecasts that there...
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, that aims to showcase Africa’s most innovative ventures has called upon all African Startups to all for their 4th annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards. The platform provides winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking opportunities. The awards are open to all; corporate's, established ventures or startups. The awards...
Last week we reported, Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) released a notice regarding the extension of banning airtime scratch card sales and distribution to July 31st, 2018, in favor of electronic points such as Mobile Money, Easy Load, PayWay, Mula App, Pebuu, any other electronic payment...
Infinix Mobility every year releases a new phablet for its Note series. Now has a new model called the Infinix Note 5 that was official launched in Dubai last month, which targets users who are looking for a large display to enjoy content on, photogenic's, to mention a few....
The National Informational Technology Authority this morning (NITA-U) met with Uganda Banker’s Association to discuss ways in which they can collaborate towards bringing services online in Uganda. The meeting that took place at Royal Suites, Bugolobi, attracted key players in the Banking sectors, Telecoms as well as key officials from...
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....
Studying abroad may be one of the most valuable experiences for any student. It gives them the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land as well improve on their employability. In an increasingly global workplace, employers want employees...
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 largest eCommerce firms; Jumia has on Wednesday unveiled its warehouse in Uganda ahead of its 6th anniversary celebration in Africa - scheduled to run from July 16th to July 26th, 2018 which mind-blowing discounts of up to 75%. Unveiling the warehouse which is located on 5th Street,...