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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

US web host giant GoDaddy to launch in South Africa

February 20, 2019

Global website hosting service provider GoDaddy has announced that it will launch its services in South Africa next month. In a statement released on Tuesday,

Eversend selected to take part in Techstars Berlin accelerator programme

February 20, 2019

Eversend is among 10 startups that have been admitted to the prestigious Techstars accelerator programme in Berlin, which provides access to investment, mentorship and collaboration with

Global tech firm Truecaller moves to partner with Rwandan firms

February 19, 2019

Global tech firm Truecaller has revealed that it will increase presence in the Rwandan market in fulfillment of its plans of making Africa its key

Telecom firms dragged to court over unclaimed mobile money balances

February 18, 2019

A citizen has asked court to compel four telecom companies to display all mobile money balances from inactive SIM cards. In his lawsuit filed at

19,000 new E-passports printed without key biodata

February 15, 2019

A batch of 19,000 newly-issued East African Community E-passports do not have important biodata of the holders. According to Uganda Radio Network (URN), whereas the

Andela turns to artificial intelligence to select top talent in Africa

February 14, 2019

US technology giant Andela has announced that it will start using artificial intelligence (AI) to sieve its own employees and those it will recommend for

Facebook unveils plan to fight fake news in African elections

February 13, 2019

Social networking site Facebook has revealed plans to control the spread of fake news on its platforms ahead of many elections across Africa. At least

Global smartphone maker OPPO enters Africa market

February 13, 2019

Global smartphone maker OPPO has opened a regional hub in the United Arab Emirates that will be used as a new center for strengthening its

Cabinet okays proposal to use Mobile Money for investing in govt securities

February 12, 2019

Cabinet has approved a proposal to use Mobile Money as a platform for investing in government securities. According to the Executive Director of the Uganda

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