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UCC: How to apply for Short Codes in Uganda

April 18, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) defines Short Codes as “telephone numbers with fewer digits than the standard national significant and are dialed without a national destination

Xiaomi eyes clinching more market share with first Mi Home store in Sub-Saharan Africa

April 13, 2019

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has announced that it will open its first Mi Home store in Kenya in May, making it the company’s first major

Why you should pray someone steals your startup idea

April 12, 2019

By Chris Herd Any founder worth their salt — who has grown their company to any significant scale and experienced any semblance of success — will

MTN CEO deportation case: Govt maintains stance as court demands written submissions

April 12, 2019

The government of Uganda has insisted that Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo did not skip any procedure when he deported Wim Vanhelleputte, the chief

Full list: 32 experts appointed by Museveni to champion Emerging Technologies

April 10, 2019

President Yoweri Museveni on Monday inaugurated a 32-member team of experts picked from different sectors to spearhead Uganda’s journey in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The

poa! Internet to expand coverage in Kenya

April 9, 2019

Press release — poa! Internet, an internet service provider (ISP) focusing on communities, has announced it will double its network coverage area by the end

In Kenya, NEMguard launched to boost crop yields without EU residue risk

April 9, 2019

Dudutech has announced the launch in Kenya of NEMguard SC to control the country’s most financially damaging crop pest with zero risk of triggering crop

Paylater rebrands as “Carbon” to expand its financial options

April 8, 2019

Paylater, a Nigerian fintech company specializing in consumer lending, has changed its name to Carbon in light of its growing banking services. The new name,

In brief: UCC woos Netflix; Ugandans to own stake in MTN, Airtel

April 8, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) officials sought the support of American streaming giant Netflix to invest in Uganda’s budding film industry, the commission revealed in its

In Rwanda, Volkswagen to introduce electric cars for ride-hailing

April 6, 2019

German automaker Volkswagen (VW) has announced plans to introduce 50 electric cars that will be booked through its ride-hailing apps: Move Share and Move Ride,

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