Early childhood learning is key to development of a country. The government launched the National Integrated Early Childhood Development policy in 2016 (NIECD), to address issues regarding childhood development and challenged various stakeholders to embrace it. Recently a team from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines led by the country manager Lukia...
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has opened bids for the provision of broadband internet services in 25 unserved and underserved communities throughout the country. The 25 locations are part of UCC’s Rural Community Development Fund (RCDF) which intends to better the provision of universal access to electronic communications. Established in 2003,...
Interbrand Inc.; a leading brand consultancy, annual releases its best brand rankings. In October last year, the firm ranked Apple, Google and Coca-Cola as the three most valuable brands in its 2016 Best Global Brands report. However, this year's rankings have changed as Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. takes on...
Huawei rises to the 70th position on the Best Global Brands 2017 Rankings of Interbrand. Huawei sees its brand value grow by 14% compared to that of last year, reaching USD$ 6,676 million. It is among the 16 brands that enjoy a double-digit growth in brand value on the...
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has struck a partnership with Barefoot Law to provide legal support and mentorship to outstanding innovators who emerged winners in the 2017 ACIA Awards. Barefoot Law, a firm that provides the public with free legal information using innovative approaches will mentor the innovators in the...
Government through the Ministry of Finance and economic planning has ordered all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to procure internet and voice services from debt-stricken Uganda Telecom (UTL) The directive was issued by the Secretary to the National Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi in a statement dated September 14th. Muhakanizi, in the statement said...
Pan-Africkan innovation hub network; AfriLabs has been working through tech hubs to build an innovation infrastructure that encourages the growth of Africa’s knowledge economy by supporting the development of start-ups, technology, and innovation, fostering partnerships between tech hubs across the different regions and promoting opportunities that the hubs and their...
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conducted training on ICT regulatory framework for Kenyan lawyers as part of wider efforts to build the capacity of the legal fraternity on ICTs. About forty lawyers attended the training, which is offered in collaboration with the International...
By the time you could afford to buy a smartphone of let's say 500,000 UGX or even less than that, then why not spare some change, to pimp up your phone. Today’s flagship smartphones are packed with great features. But no matter how many features have been crammed into your...
Africa's leading eCommerce platform; Jumia Uganda in its new promotion is giving its customers 50% discount on all electronics they ought to buy. This doesn't look new (I mean the 50% discount), as we are used to the online firm giving us this discount so far - from its mobile...