Since a large portion of Africa’s population lives in remote and rural areas, receiving power from the grid could still be decades away. Notably, with just approximately 14% of the Ugandan population able to access grid electricity, new off-grid energy solutions have the potential to provide a lot more...
SAP has today revealed that its Africa Code Week programme saw 1.3 million youths across 35 countries learn basic coding skills. The project had a target of training half a million African youth between 18th and 25th October. So the 1.3 million people participating saw a 203% increase over...
Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The US social media company said the centre would host an "incubator programme" to help develop technology startups, while it...
Switzerland based global seed-stage startups competition; Seedstars World has finally finished vetting Africa startups that will be competing with other global startups in its 4th annual global Seedstars summit competition in Switzerland come 2018. Sixteen (16) startups from 16 cities pitched their innovations/startups to a panel of judges emerging as...
inCcelerate a new accelerator programme which will be offering Ugandan startups access to a full-time three-month programme that offers a practical pathway to design the best possible products through a hands-on curriculum, providing solid pathways for local entrepreneurs to gain skills, and also help innovators to navigate complex startup...
Earlier this morning MTN Uganda officially named a panel of judges for its 2nd annual MTN Innovation awards. Following the judges, the telecom firm has finally released the full list of the nominees that will be exhibiting at the Shoprite Lugogo grounds where the finalists will be determined. The...
Teleco firm; MTN Uganda has today announced officially a panel of five judges that will make the decision on the winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The judges were selected on the basis of their experience in understanding technology and potential to offer an objective assessment of the...
Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator and booking service firm; Booking.com in collaboration with STEAMD firm; iamtheCODE are seeking to recruit top developers (**Females emphasized a lot) through a Hackathon that will held from 23rd to 24th November, 2017 that will be addressing the sustainable development goals in Uganda. The hackathon is in...
Uganda's telecom giant; MTN Uganda will on Saturday, October 28th 2017 host an exhibition for the 45 selected nominees that were selected from the 200 submissions for its 2nd annual MTN Innovation Awards that will be held at the Shoprite Lugogo Mall parking area. The purpose of the exhibition is for...
Tech and incubation hub; Hive Colab will on Thursday host the Traction Camp - a regional acceleration program supported by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program and the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kenya aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa, so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented,...