How to replace lost/damaged passport in Uganda

March 23, 2019

There are several reasons as to why you would want to replace a passport: it could be damaged/mutilated, you could have lost it or you want to renew an expired

For early porn detection, UCC joins forces with pornography control committee

March 22, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pornography Control Committee (PCC) that will see the two government agencies work together to eliminate or reduce

In brief: UCC warns on WhatsApp hackers, Ugandan ePassports now accepted in Denmark

March 21, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was warned users of the messaging service WhatsApp to be wary of hackers that have mastered the art of making the platform vulnerable. UCC, through its

MTN Uganda advertises posts of deported executives, except for CEO

March 22, 2019

MTN Uganda has declared vacant positions of three senior executives who were deported by Ugandan authorities in February for engaging in subversive activities. According to The Independent Magazine, the advertised

MTN moves to launch instant messaging service

March 21, 2019

Telecom giant MTN Group plans to launch a new instant messaging (IM) platform this year. MTN Smart T, which supports applications like WhatsApp and Facebook, is meant to support MTN’s

Rwanda has cheapest mobile data in Africa – report

March 15, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to countries with the cheapest and most expensive mobile data in the world, a new report indicates. According to the report authored by UK-based broadband research

Kobo360 eyes Uganda as it launches in Ghana, Kenya

March 25, 2019

Kobo360, a Nigerian-based technology logistics platform, has announced that it is expanding its operations to Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. The Monday announcement follows recent news that the company launched

Uber’s $3b takeover of Dubai’s Careem takes shape

March 25, 2019

US ride-hailing giant Uber’s acquisition of Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ could be completed on Tuesday this week. This website reported in February that the two companies were in talks

Uganda to host 2019 Africa Fintech Festival

March 25, 2019

Uganda will host the 2019 Africa Fintech Festival, Financial Technology Service Providers Association of Uganda (FITSPA) revealed on Sunday. According to FITSPA, the event will be held in November. The

MTN Kamunye: See the price and specifications

March 23, 2019

MTN Kamunye, a 3G smart feature phone running on Kai-operating system has been introduced in the Uganda market by telecommunications giant MTN Uganda. Uganda is one of the first markets

NIRA sets deadline for ID registration at sub-county level

March 21, 2019

National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) has said the national ID registration exercise that is currently being conducted at sub-county level will run for only three months. The exercise began on

5 ways to remove/stop pop-up ads on Android

March 20, 2019

Every phone owner has at least been interrupted or re-routed to another link by ads or unwanted pop-ups that you click on. And it’s really, really annoying. Below we shall