NIRA: What you need to apply for a national ID

February 22, 2019

The National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) recently rolled out a new program where they’ll allow people to apply for national IDs and correct errors on IDs that were issued with

Gen. Elwelu impersonated on social media; Brig. Karemire speaks out

February 22, 2019

Parody social media accounts have been created in the name of Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu. Lt. Gen. Elwelu is the commander of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) unit called

Under scrutiny, NIRA lists free and paid-for services

February 21, 2019

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has started taking measures to root out crooked elements among its staff and those purporting to be working with Authority in order to

Who is Enid Edroma, new MTN Uganda general manager?

February 23, 2019

Edroma Enid was recently appointed by the MTN Board of Directors to replace Anthony Katamba as the general manager of Corporate Services at MTN Uganda. In an internal memo obtained

Govt on fresh shopping for UTL buyer as first deal hits snag

February 23, 2019

Government of Uganda has again put Uganda Telecom (UTL) on the market after a 2018 deal it had closed with Taleology Holdings GIB Ltd, a Nigerian-based firm fell through. According

Edroma replaces Anthony Katamba as MTN Uganda general manager

February 22, 2019

Enid Edroma is the new general manager of Corporate Services at MTN Uganda, SautiTech has learnt. Edroma replaces Anthony Katamba who was sacked a few days ago. According to an

In Rwanda, a modern coding academy opens to students

February 23, 2019

A coding academy set up with an investment of 4.5 million U.S. dollars was unveiled to learners at Nyabihu TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) on Friday. The coding

Rwanda’s Yego Moto named among most innovative companies in the world

February 22, 2019

Yego Moto, a mobility company based in Rwanda has been named among the 50 most innovative companies in the world in a 2019 List published by Fast Company, an American

Andrew Mwenda-backed Tugende acquires another Shs18b loan to expand operations

February 21, 2019

Tugende Limited, a financial enterprise that helps motorcycle taxi drivers in Uganda own their motorcycles, has received another $5 million (Shs18.5 billion) from PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment

6 apps that can track a lost mobile phone

February 21, 2019

By reading this, it means you’ve either misplaced or lost your phone. After losing a phone, there are three different ways through which you can track it: a) you can

KaiOS closes distribution deals with 6 firms to expand footprint in Africa

February 19, 2019

KaiOS Technologies has sealed distribution deals with six African firms located in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, and Tanzania to sell mobile phones running on its operating system for

Mara Corporation starts selling Mara X & Mara Z first African-made smartphones

February 19, 2019

Mara Corporation unveiled its first smartphones (Mara X and Mara Z) to the market on Feb. 14, the day of Valentine’s. Founded ‎by Ashish J. Thakkar, the firm had announced