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Seedstars toured over 80+ cities globally in search for promising startups to compete in their 2019 global competition. After months of tours, 64 startups were selected to represent their respective countries in the competition. Uganda in particular was represented by Agro Supply who have developed a unique...
Last year, the seedstar team toured 20 African cities in search for promising startups to compete at the Seedstar Global Competition; the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes. Over the course of the tour, 18 startups emerged finalists with their solutions...
Telecommunication Company, MTN Uganda announced its introductory of one rate across all networks for its customers. The telco in a press statement said its customers will be charged the same rate while calling a customer on a different network. Previously, it was different as...
Jumia Uganda has today announced its introduction of a one year insurance on its products. This has been achieved or made possible with their partnership with Liberty insurance. Customers who buy products through Jumia online can choose to select insurance that covers you for one year...
Daudah Mayanja, 37, a Ugandan Uber driver working in Boston is accused of raping a woman — faces quadrupled bail and the possibility of deportation. According to a report by Boston Globe, Mayanja was arrested Saturday on two counts of rape. The State Police...
MTN Uganda has today handed over cash prize worth UGX66 million to the winners of the 2018 MTN API App Challenge. The award ceremony was held at the telco's head offices in Nyonyi Gardens, Kampala. The cash prize was shared among 9 winners from...
MTN Uganda has today revealed that it will awards its winners of the recent ended MTN API App Challenge. MTN made an announcement an email that was seen by PC Tech Magazine. To recall, MTN together with The Innovation Village shortlisted 23 finalists who...
The Parliamentary Committee on ICT on Thursday inspected the western ring of the National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure (NBI). The committee led by its Chairperson; Hon. Annette Nyakecho gave the national fibre a clean bill of health having inspected the various installations in...
The Jack Ma Foundation on Wednesday Mar. 27th begun accepting applications for the ‘Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI)’ initiative that will see 10 entrepreneurs compete for the USD$1 million (approx. UGX3.8 billion) cash prize. The foundation is accepting applications till June 30th.
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, that aims to celebrate Africa’s most best solutions in mobile and tech — has called for corporates, established ventures or startups who have launched services in at least one African market to apply for their 5th annual Awards. The submission...