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MTN Open API Challenge winners collect Shs66m to boost their apps

March 30, 2019

MTN Uganda on Friday handed over cash prizes worth Shs66 millions to nine winners of the recently concluded MTN Open API Challenge to improve their

What you need to become a Mobile Money agent for MTN, Africell, Airtel

March 30, 2019

Mobile money was introduced in 2009 and it has since generated a ton of business ideas for many Ugandans. One of the ideas that were

4 uses of HDMI port on a laptop 

March 30, 2019

High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data. The transmissions are done

How to retrieve backed-up Google contacts to your Android device

March 30, 2019

Now that you know how to back up phone contacts to your Google account, let’s also show you how to restore the backed-up contacts. You

Jumia, Mastercard strike deal on accelerating e-commerce in Africa

March 30, 2019

Pan-African e-commerce firm Jumia has announced that Mastercard has agreed, subject to certain conditions, to become an investor and form a strategic partnership to grow

NIRA: Why you should closely examine your national ID on issuance day

March 29, 2019

National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has called on Ugandans to always closely examine their national IDs before signing for them to avoid unnecessary expenses

African innovators in race for Shs267m from British Royal Family

March 29, 2019

African innovators can now apply for the 2020 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, a competition organized by The UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering. £55 000

Is 8K TV better than 4k TV? What you need to know

March 29, 2019

4K resolution is pretty much the standard for televisions now but there’s a new resolution that is starting to flood the market. If you haven’t

UCC orders telcos on multiple Sim card ownership

March 29, 2019

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed all the telecom companies to verify the identities of their subscribers who have multiple Sim cards. UCC says

Taxify (Bolt) ventures into food delivery in Africa

March 28, 2019

Ride-hailing firm Bolt has announced plans to launch a food delivery service, a few weeks after rebranding from Taxify. According to Markus Villig, the CEO

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