IT project to facilitate seamless data exchange among govt entities takes shape

May 20, 2019

Government authorities and ministries have kicked off discussions as Uganda steps up preparations to roll out an integrated system to facilitate seamless data sharing, National Information Technology Authority – Uganda

What you need to change (add or drop) a name on your national ID, Birth Certificate in Uganda

May 17, 2019

If you’ve been wondering whether it’s possible to change the name your mama gave you, then worry no more because it’s possible, according to NIRA. But it will cost you:

Liquid Telecom, Microsoft join forces to strengthen cybersecurity in East Africa

May 17, 2019

Liquid Telecom Kenya has launched a Microsoft Cloud service in East Africa that offers a step-change in cybersecurity for the region’s most sensitive databases. The new Azure Stack service will

Unlimited data plans offered by telecoms in Uganda

May 15, 2019

Telecom companies MTN Uganda, Africell Uganda, and Smile Communications offer unlimited data and voice packages. Unlimited, in terms of data or voice bundles, simply means that you agree to pay

In Uganda, Airtel money charges in 2018, including mobile money to bank rate

May 10, 2019

Airtel Money charges for transferring money from your bank account to your mobile wallet have been more than tripled, shortly after the telco announced it was reducing the fees for

See Airtel Money rates/Airtel Money charges 2019 in Uganda

May 9, 2019

Airtel Uganda announced Thursday it was reducing its Airtel money rates for sending by 80%, 60%, 50% and 33.3% in a move to promote its mobile money service for a

SAUTIplus launched to ease access to reproductive health information

May 20, 2019

Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) on Friday rolled out SAUTIplus, a mobile application that allows youths to access timely and accurate information on Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights “in

Jaguza Tech rolls out e-commerce platform with an eye to swift livestock trade

May 16, 2019

Jaguza Tech, a Ugandan-grow technology firm that innovates to ease livestock farming in Africa, has unveiled an online platform through which farmers can sell their products as well as buy

Opportunities: Apply for Vodafone F-LANE or Pitch AgriHack

May 16, 2019

Welcome to SautiTech’s Opportunity Desk. The first opportunity is from the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications and they are looking for female entrepreneurs interested in participating in the fourth

In pictures, TECNO SparK 3 Pro out of the box

May 20, 2019

The TECNO Spark 3 Pro is finally in my hands for review, 2 weeks after we announced its launch in Uganda. The Spark 3 Pro is the better version in

Sierra Leone President Maada Bio to grace Africa Blockchain Conference 2019

May 17, 2019

In July of this year, President Yoweri Museveni will host his Sierra Leone counterpart Julius Maada Bio as he comes to Uganda to give a keynote speech at the Africa

In brief: Kadaga protests free OTT for MPs; Jumia sued; MTN listing; Kaluuya’s prodn firm, Shs3bn for x-Vodafone Ug staff & more

May 16, 2019

Hello Briefing readers, Grab a cup of coffee or a mug of any other liquid you love chugging to aid you in digesting your Thursday briefing that will direct to