African Telecommunications Union (ATU) highlighted importance of connecting rural and remote areas in Africa to economic opportunities at AfricaCom held on 7- 9 November in Cape Town, saying that connectivity, affordability and accessibility key focus for Africa’s digital inclusivity and rural network coverage. The Secretary General of African Telecommunications Union...
Today, nine innovations will be recognized at the gala dinner of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The first ever MTN Innovation Awards were held in 2015, recognizing several developers for their products that were helping in improving the livelihoods of Ugandans where winners from each category was awarded a...
The number of mobile phone subscribers in Uganda has dropped by a margin of close to 60,000, the new Post, Broadcasting and Telecommunications Market and Industry report indicates. The report was released by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) at a Press conference held at UCC House, Bugolobi on Friday November...
Over 200 DStv subscribers have thus far been rewarded with the High Definition Explora decoders in the ongoing ‘We are the Premier league’ campaign for their loyalty and support of the brand. Marketing Manager DStv Uganda, Phoebe Nakabazzi said the campaign falls within an exciting period – the festive season...
As we probably know, telecom firm MTN Uganda slightly made a unique change to its 14th annual Kampala Marathon where participants will have to pick from one of two causes; Improve Maternal Health (which be improving maternal health at Komamboga and Kiswa Health Centers) or Reduce Child Exposure to Cancer...
A new opinion poll has indicated that Uber Uganda is the most convenient and safest private transport means in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Uber is followed by motorcycle-taxi hailing app, SafeBoda which is new to the market but gaining momentum at a faster rate. The poll, conducted by Drive in Uganda, a...
Uganda’s leading off-grid solar energy startup “SolarNow” has aquired a USD$6 million syndicated credit facility to enable them expand their services as well as improve their Pay As You Go solar power access. The facility was led by SunFunder with the participation of responsAbility Investments AG and Oikocredit. Each lender...
Ride-sharing firm; Uber since its introductory to Uganda, has quite been working well asides from all the rough hassles they have been facing/going through - for instance a case where a university student was robbed, and then thrown out of car during uber ride in Kampala - which the firm...
Uganda's leading telecom firm; MTN Uganda has today made 19th year in Uganda. Having made it this far, the firm has come to have done amazing things both in our communities and to the country at large. At 19, they have started #ANewLife, and at the same time #SharingYoPassion. We look...
Zimba Women, a flagship project of Zimba Group – a leading IT solutions provider specializing in provision of technical and software solutions for SMEs, last year in September during a press conference held at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel officially launched it’s first annual 2 day summit, dubbed “Breaking Business...