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Xente, Uganda-based payments, financial services, and eCommerce company, announced the launch of a new service that will enable moviegoers and bus travelers to book and purchase tickets with ease. The official launch of the service took place on November 10, 2018. Traveling by bus is one of the most cost efficient and common...
The Ugandan government recently approved a national broadband policy that industry experts warn could herald a nationalisation of the country’s telecommunications infrastructure; a move they say would cripple the Internet, hinder economic growth, and even threaten the interests of neighbouring countries. Many key stakeholders report not having been consulted during...
Uganda has been ranked as the most secure cyberspace in Africa in the recently announced Global National Cyber Security Index. Previously 2nd in the 2017 ranking, the elevation to the number 1 spot is exciting news for the nation. The National Cyber Security Index is a global index which...
Alibaba Group Holding Limited has today announced that Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. According to the announcement, Mr. Ma will continue as executive chairman of the company over the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition of...
Online career development and talent management firm, Fuzu has announced a milestone of a half a million (500,000) registered users in Uganda since their launch in May this year. With the aim to satisfy the need for new innovative solutions that are focused on the job seeker; who they...
Leading pay-go energy company Fenix International, part of global utility ENGIE, has reached 30,000 Zambian households just 9 months after expanding into the country in partnership with telecom MTN. This rate of growth exceeds the company’s initial expectations and far outpaces the industry average, cementing Fenix’s place as a market leader...
Internet access in rural areas is set to be increased following the introduction of Google’s Project Loon into the country. This morning, a cross-section of stakeholders from the National Information Technology Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Defence & Veterinary Affairs, Ministry of Security and the EAC Civil Aviation & Security Oversight...
Streaming video service Iflix has announced that it is launching a 24-hour live news channel called Iflix News. It will aggregate live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news authorities. Iflix News will be available without charge to all users in its 28 markets worldwide ...
Raxio Data Centre Ltd or simply “Raxio” is setting up Uganda’s first state-of-the-art data centre in the Namanve Industrial and Business Park. Raxio was established earlier this year by the Roha, a US greenfield investment company that builds and develops new businesses across Africa. The firm has also appointed James Byaruhanga as...
Internet connectivity has become quite ubiquitous, connecting a large part of the world’s population to each other. However, despite the massive advantages it brings to the table, it's still a metaphorical wilderness where your information is always in danger of being stolen by hackers. Not only that, but there...