How to replace lost/damaged passport in Uganda

March 23, 2019

There are several reasons as to why you would want to replace a passport: it could be damaged/mutilated, you could have lost it

For early porn detection, UCC joins forces with pornography control committee

March 22, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pornography Control Committee (PCC) that will see the two government

In brief: UCC warns on WhatsApp hackers, Ugandan ePassports now accepted in Denmark

March 21, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was warned users of the messaging service WhatsApp to be wary of hackers that have mastered the art of

Uber Lite unveiled in Uganda

March 19, 2019

Uber Lite, a light version of the Uber application has been rolled out in Uganda to cater to people with a poor network

Xente launches on iOS amidst expansion plans

March 19, 2019

Ugandan payments company Xente has rolled out its application to iOS users to cash in on the growing number of people using the

How to back up phone contacts to your Google account

March 18, 2019

If you have ever accidentally deleted contacts or lost your device without backing up your contacts, I suppose you know how hurting it

This is the most visited porn site in Uganda

March 16, 2019 has overtaken once popular sites like and to become the most visited porn site in Uganda, according to Alexa Internet,

YouTube Music launches in South Africa

March 14, 2019

Google has rolled out YouTube Premium and YouTube Music in South Africa, the first time they are doing it in Africa, as the

In Kampala, man arrested over hacking into emails, stealing over Shs80m

March 13, 2019

Police in Kampala have arrested a man who has been on the run for nearly three years after allegedly hacking into e-mail accounts

National ID loss: How to get ‘temporary ID’/recommendation letter from NIRA

March 11, 2019

These days a national ID is a very crucial instrument since you need to apply for an ePassport, get a new sim card

Costs and how to apply for an ePassport in Uganda online

March 9, 2019

East African governments have introduced digital passports and this article will show you how to apply for an ePassport in Uganda. There are

NIRA relocates Kampala office

March 7, 2019

National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) has shifted its office in Kampala Central to Plot 62 on Lumumba Avenue. The Authority announced the development

How Kenyans lost millions to fake bitcoin firm

March 7, 2019

Police in Kenya are hunting for Velox 10 Global, a bitcoin company that disappeared with hundreds of millions of shillings of its members.

US online payments startup Stripe coming to Africa

March 4, 2019

American online payments startup Stripe has signaled intention to expand its operations in Africa and the Middle East by moving to hire a

In Uganda, Pinterest grows as Facebook users dramatically drop

March 1, 2019

Visual search engine Pinterest is the fastest growing social media site in Uganda, according to a StatCounter report which shows results generated between

Museveni signs Data Protection and Privacy Bill into law

March 1, 2019

President Yoweri Museveni assented to the Data Protection and Privacy Act, paving the way for authorities to maintain sanity in the use of

Govt warns on visa scams, unveils costs of visas in Uganda

February 27, 2019

Government of Uganda has warned travelers to beware of fraudsters on the internet that are scamming people with fake electronic visas (e-Visas). Through

NITA-U enlightens Ugandan journalists on cyber laws, online crime 

February 26, 2019

The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) on Tuesday walked journalists in Uganda through the existing cyber laws and internet crimes in a

Where, how to correct information on a passport in Uganda

February 26, 2019

It is common for documents to be issued with mistakes. In Uganda now, two of the most essential documents are the National ID

How to change information on National ID, Birth Certificate in Uganda

February 25, 2019

In the process of making these documents, sometimes officials make mistakes or at times you migrate or decide to change details like (your)

NIRA: What you need to apply for a national ID in Uganda

February 22, 2019

The National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) recently rolled out a new program where they’ll allow people to apply for national IDs and correct

Gen. Elwelu impersonated on social media; Brig. Karemire speaks out

February 22, 2019

Parody social media accounts have been created in the name of Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu. Lt. Gen. Elwelu is the commander of the

Under scrutiny, NIRA lists free and paid-for services

February 21, 2019

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has started taking measures to root out crooked elements among its staff and those purporting to

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

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

UCC warns public, exposes illegal postal & courier operators in Uganda

February 16, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has named 26 postal and courier firms that are operating illegally in the country. A Feb. 12 statement posted

Top 7 Disposable Email service providers

February 14, 2019

In our previous article, we explained what a Disposable Email is and why you need one, considering the rate at which spammers are

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.

NIRA: What you need to get a Birth Certificate in Uganda

February 13, 2019

National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has made it possible for one to apply and get a Birth Certificate online. This system has

Why you need a Disposable Email

February 13, 2019

Disposable email is a service that allows a registered user to receive an email on a temporary address that expires after a certain