A year of helping Ugandans locate jobs online, Q&A with Fuzu Uganda country manager Katto

May 21, 2019

Fuzu, an online platform that allows people to locate jobs and companies to recruit people while avoiding hectic paperwork, has been operating in Uganda for a year now. As the

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:

Reactions as marketing coordinator Mohammad Yahfoufi leaves Africell for betting firm

May 22, 2019

Reactions poured in Tuesday as Twitter reacted to Mohammad Yahfoufi’s tweet announcing that he was quitting his job at Africell Uganda to join a betting firm. “This Friday, I’m closing

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

SafeBoda faces formidable competition as browser maker Opera joins ride-hailing industry

May 22, 2019

As SafeBoda prepares to launch its operations in Nigeria, web browser Opera has announced that it is joining the ride-hailing market in the West African nation. Opera is leveraging its

Ugandan tech startups called to apply for second edition of NTF IV Uganda

May 21, 2019

Ugandan startups leveraging technology to promote entrepreneurship in the East African nation have been called to apply for the second edition of Netherlands Trust Funds (NTF IV) Uganda. NTF IV

Seedstars sets Kampala tour date, apply to win Shs1.9bn

May 21, 2019

Seedstars World Competition, an innovation showdown targeting emerging markets, has announced dates for the 2019 tours. In Kampala, innovators will face off at a yet to be announced venue on

What the Huawei ban means for its past, present and future devices

May 22, 2019

For some time now, there has been a lot of talk on the internet about the Chinese government spying on people and companies in the US that had been relying

In brief: New ride-hailing firm in Kampala; new twist in Nantaba case; Java House closes unit; Rwanda’s $5bn green city and more

May 21, 2019

Good afternoon, Briefing reader! In your Tuesday briefing, we bring you the latest information in the tech and startup ecosystem, focusing mainly on Uganda and a few reports from other

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