How to recover a forgotten or lost URA TIN (Tax Identification Number) online

December 11, 2018

Have you written your TIN number somewhere and can’t seem to find it? Or you never bothered writing it somewhere and can’t seem to access your URA certificate. No worries.

Netflix rolls out first African series ‘Queen Sono’

December 11, 2018

American streaming giant Netflix is closing in on its plan of producing original African continent, headlining with a South African drama series “Queen Sono”. “Queen Sono,” is a drama about

China says rejecting physical cash is illegal amid e-payments popularity

December 10, 2018

China’s central bank on Monday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying that such practices could eventually cause the loss of confidence in physical money

After securing $180m, Liquid Telecom to ‘accelerate’ continental expansion

December 11, 2018

Liquid Telecom has reached an agreement with CDC Group Plc, the UK’s development finance institution, to invest $180m with the company. This investment will enable Liquid Telecom to expand its

Liquid Telecom to invest $400m in Egyptian network infrastructure, data centers

December 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom has announced that it is investing US $400m in Egypt over the next three years. This is part of a major partnership with Telecom Egypt which includes network

Kwesé unveils new strategy, launches Kwesé Play in Kenya

December 6, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya: The multiplatform broadcast network Kwesé, a subsidiary of Econet, today announced the launch of video-on-demand (VOD) streaming service, Kwesé Play, as the centerpiece in its new Kenyan broadcasting

Uganda’s M-Scan wins 2018 TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa

December 11, 2018

Ugandan healthtech startup M-Scan has beaten 14 other African companies to emerge winner at the 2018 TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa. On Tuesday, fifteen startups from different African countries faced off

Uber partners with Tigo to introduce UberChopper in Tanzania

December 11, 2018

Ride-hailing service Uber has partnered with Tigo, a telecommunications company based in Tanzania to introduce UberChopper to East Africa’s largest nation. According to a joint statement by the two companies,

Uganda’s Swipe2Pay bags Shs149m at regional competition

December 11, 2018

Swipe2pay, a Ugandan startup that helps merchants track their records and manage payments, has won U.S. $40,000 (about Shs149 million) after emerging winners in a pitch competition organized by WeeTracker and

WorldRemit, Ethiopian bank sign deal to boost remittances

December 11, 2018

Global money transfer agency WorldRemit has struck a deal with Addis International Bank, which is based in Ethiopia, to boost online money transfer in the country and add more users

Why Boeing is setting up STEM education center in Egypt

December 10, 2018

Boeing has announced new plans to launch a STEM Center targeting Egyptian youth between the ages of 12 and 16. The new center will be established in 2019 to enhance

Alice Nabatanzi floors African scientists to win research fellowship

December 10, 2018

Makerere University don Dr. Alice Nabatanzi has beaten other African scientists to qualify for a fellowship under the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Dubbed Early Career Research Leader Fellowship,