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At Innovation Village, PM Rugunda to grace Innovation Showcase 2019

April 24, 2019

Update: This event has been postponed to a yet to be announced date Prime Minister of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda will this Friday be the

Computerized Uganda driving permit fees, how to apply for one in 2019

April 23, 2019

In 2018, the Ministry of Works introduced computerized driving permits that can be used anywhere within the East African community. You can apply for the

Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge expands to Africa

April 23, 2019

Google has announced that the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge is launching in Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey in June. The GNI Innovation

Leveraging telemedicine, Liquid Telecom & Aga Khan Hospital reducing healthcare costs in remote Kenya

April 23, 2019

Liquid Telecom Kenya has made telemedicine a reality for thousands of patients at the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa. Using its high-speed fiber network, Liquid Telecom

Applications open as Google-sponsored PitchDrive launches season 2

April 23, 2019

The second season of PitchDrive has been launched. Dubbed PitchDrive II, the project will see Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), a Nigerian-based technology innovation center and Google

NIRA responds to frequently asked questions on National IDs, Birth & Death certificates, other services

April 22, 2019

Created in 2015, NIRA is a government agency mandated to register births and deaths in Uganda and to develop a National Identification Register for both

Flavia Tumusiime, after failing ‘miserably’ in business, helps followers find solutions

April 22, 2019

We recently introduced you to media personality Flavia Tumusiime’s YouTube channel, which has already attracted over 5000 followers. In in the latest video posted on

Makerere students in U.S. for Big Ideas contest, Ugandan on judging panel

April 22, 2019

Five Makerere University students are at the University of California, or UC, Berkeley ahead of Big Ideas Contest where they’ll pitch their mobile application to

NIRA moves to enforce compulsory national registration

April 19, 2019

National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) has announced plans to “enforce compulsory national registration” as provided by The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act, citing reluctance

Ugandan startup Yunga wins top innovation prize in Bahrain

April 19, 2019

Ugandan startup Yunga Technologies wowed the Global Entrepreneurship Congress with its idea for securing Ugandan homes and communities with cutting-edge innovations, moving judges at the