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

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

UCC to Ugandans: We shut down the internet to protect you

February 19, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) only turns off internet access in the country when there is need to protect Ugandans, Nyombi Thembo, the director for the Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF)

Why govt is cracking the whip on MTN Uganda

February 18, 2019

On the night of July 2, 2018, agents attached to the Internal Security Organisation aka ISO stormed the MTN Data Center, which is located in Mutundwe, a Kampala suburb. 4

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

Bitature names his principles for success in business

February 20, 2019

Business expert Patrick Bitature says he’s had many people asking him what he does to grow a successful business. The tycoon has an investment portfolio that stretches from telecommunications to

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