After listing 10 Justice Innovations finalists from Uganda, Yunga emerged winner with Tunga Innovations Ltd coming in the second place. While, Prison Officer Legal Empowerment (POLE) was selected as Audience. Yunga a team of about 5 member, came up with a local rescue digital network for neighbors, that allows them to communicate with...
Joelex a CleanTech, water sanitation innovation/startup, was among the six African healthcare startups out of over 300+ submissions, selected by Amref Health Africa to join the 2018 Innovate for Life Fund Accelerator programme - which supports post-revenue entrepreneurs with innovative products tailored to improve primary healthcare. Joelex, was selected with Baby Grubz...
Uganda's health-startup innovation, BreastIT - a portable diagnosis tool for breast abnormalities as cancer, was among the five (5) finalist innovations for the 2018 Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge. The team lead by Chief Executive and Co-Founder; Moris Atwine, Alvin Kabwama, and David Mwesigwa, will pitch their startup to the Pistoia Alliance...
Uganda's own health startup; DigiHealth Limited on Sunday 28th, September 2018 won the Best Innovation in Health, at the Women in Africa Summit held in Marrakech, Morrocco - with King Mohammed VI graced as the Chief Guest. The startup took to their official Facebook page to share the announcement, saying, quote "We...
SudPay SA a startup currently in its Expansion Stage emerged winner of Dakar (Senegal) seedstar pitch competition that was held at the Headquarter of SONATEL on September 7th, 2018. The startup joins the seedstar Africa list with; Rera Online Farm (Harare, Zimbabwe), Cowtribe Technology Ltd (Accra, Ghana), BeneFactors Ltd (Kigali, Rwanda), and Agro...
Three Kenyan Inclusive Innovators/teams; Lynk, Solar Freeze, and We Farm as Africa Regional Winners for the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) competition. The three will be among twenty (20) Regional Winners who will gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the final round of the global tournament on...
After Seedstar major announcement of its startup search tour dates back in May this year, four African startups have so far been chosen from four cities; Harare, Accra, Kigali, and Kampala, and will participate at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. But before proceeding to Switzerland, all...
On Wednesday 8th, August 2018, Ecobank announced 11 finalists for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge – a challenge that gives African Fintech startups a chance to promote their Fintech solutions, and potentially to partner with Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The 11 finalists; Lypa (Kenya), Wallet.ng (Nigeria),...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, in May this year announced its global tour search up dates for its 5th Annual Seedstars summit - with the African tour that begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and is scheduled to end on...
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) through the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance (MoICT) and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) on Thursday organized a Workshop on Intellectual Property (IP) for ICT innovators at the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance Information Access Centre (IAC). The workshop aimed...