Fixed broadband subscriptions in Sub Saharan Africa are estimated to be 6.6 million. This market is expected to grow by up to three-fold by 2023 according to Ovum, a London based global technology research and advisory firm. This brings increased opportunities for Internet Service Providers (ISPs)...
Moto-taxi hailing firm; Safeboda Uganda has recruited another female rider Dathive Mukeshimana. She now joins Naume Awero who happened to be the only female ride of the Bukoto-based company since 2017. Dathive finished off the monthly training and now she is registered with safeboda...
Itel Mobile has on Monday officially announced its latest Power series smartphones ‘itel P33’ in Uganda. Building on the premium legacy of long-lasting battery performance, the flagship handset embodies a revolutionary battery setup with the industry-leading technologies that takes smartphone battery experience to a whole new level.
Airtel Uganda follows MTN Uganda’s footsteps and now charges its customers one rate across all networks. Similar to MTN’s recent announcement, effective 2nd April, calls are charged UGX4 per second and UGX180 per minute. Airtel points out that the rates won’t apply to postpaid...
WhatsApp on Wednesday announced it was rolling out a new feature to its app, that lets users decide whether or not to be added in a group. Previously, the user would be automatically be added to a group without their consent and would be up to them to quit or...
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...
Ekkula Awards are Uganda's Tourism Awards that recognizes the individuals and brands “that love Uganda relentlessly and stand out in the tourism industry for their selfless service”. In its 4th running, the event was held at Sheraton Hotel, that saw moto-taxi hailing company, Safeboda...
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...