Posts From SautiTech Staff

Xente CEO Allan Rwakatungu talks bootstrapping, continental expansion and more

February 12, 2019

Xente, one of Uganda’s preeminent fintech companies, is spreading its service wings to more African countries. We recently had a conversation with Allan Rwakatungu, the CEO

Full list: 284 MyUG WiFi hotspots/sites in Kampala, Entebbe

February 12, 2019

National Information Technology Authority (NITA) has expanded the reach of MyUG WiFi and there are now 284 MyUG WiFi hotspots/sites in Kampala, its suburbs and

Xiaomi smartphones in Uganda: Prices and specifications

February 11, 2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched in Uganda in 2018. Its first phone in the market was the Redmi 5 whose notable features include a 5.7-inch

New way to buy OTT tax on MTN

February 11, 2019

When the social media tax, now popularly known as OTT tax, was introduced in July 2018, MTN customers would use the USSD Code, *165*2*5#, to

Tumwebaze: Government won’t police social media

February 11, 2019

Minister for ICT and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze has said the government is not going keep watch on how Ugandans use social media despite growing

In brief: NITA unveils new awards; UCC steps up war on cybercrime

February 9, 2019

The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) has introduced new Awards dubbed eGovernment Excellence Awards aimed at motivating government agencies and ministries to put more

Natasha Museveni, from wanting to be a nun to entrepreneurship

February 9, 2019

Natasha Museveni Karugire, one of the daughters of President Yoweri Museveni stunned television viewers when she recently revealed that her ambition, at one time, was

Ugandan tycoon to set up smartphone factory in Rwanda

February 8, 2019

Ugandan tycoon Ashish Thakkar is in talks with the Rwandan government to set up the country’s first smartphone factory, The New Times, a Kigali-based newspaper

NEC’s Mugume, Mugira elevated as Museveni promotes army chiefs

February 8, 2019

President Yoweri Museveni has promoted 2,031 Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), including Joram Mugume, the chairman board of the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) and James

Ugandan online retailer Baby Store UG acquired  

February 7, 2019

The Baby Store UG, an online retailer dealing in baby goods has been acquired by new management, the company founder Sherifah Tumusiime told this website.