MTN faces UCC probe amid mobile money storm

May 31, 2018

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is set to roll out a team to investigate telecommunications company MTN Uganda on wide-ranging issues, a spokesperson for the Commission

Tumwebaze: Why we need robust cyber security measures

May 31, 2018

Uganda’s ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze said Wednesday that there is need for countries in Africa to collaborate and step up their efforts in fighting cyber

Opinion: Stop adding Stories to every app

May 31, 2018

By Anna Hensel/VentureBeat Every few months, it seems another company decides to copy Snapchat’s Stories feature that lets users create approximately 10-second videos their followers

Kenyan court suspends portions of cybercrime law

May 31, 2018

By Daily Nation The High Court has temporarily suspended sections of the Cybercrime law. Justice John Mativo issued the directive Tuesday in a case in

Ugandans react to approved taxes on social media, mobile money

May 31, 2018

Members of Parliament after weeks of heated debates and protests from both the public and government on Wednesday finally approved the proposal to impose excise

Samsung sales decline as Chinese companies boost market share

May 30, 2018

Global sales of Samsung smartphones in the first quarter of 2018 declined compared to the 2017 figure of the same period, according to a report

URA closes K2 Telecom offices over Shs95.8m debt

May 30, 2018

By Sharon Mwesigye Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) last week closed offices belonging to K2 Telecom, a telecommunications network company over failure to pay taxes totalling

Taxify Eyes footprint extension after raising Shs659bn

May 30, 2018

By TechCrunch There’s a new unicorn in the global ride-hailing space after Taxify, a startup born in Estonia that does battle with Uber across Europe and

Regional cybercrime clinic kicks off in Kampala

May 30, 2018

The four-day East Africa Cybersecurity Clinic which will see officials from different parts of the globe explore ways to contain emerging cyber related crimes, has

Govt to acquire Shs319bn loan for tech elevation

May 29, 2018

The government of Uganda is set to borrow a loan amounting to US $84.73 million (about Shs318.9 billion) from the Exim Bank of China to

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