Kobo360 eyes Uganda as it launches in Ghana, Kenya

March 25, 2019

Kobo360, a Nigerian-based technology logistics platform, has announced that it is expanding its operations to Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. The Monday announcement

Uber’s $3b takeover of Dubai’s Careem takes shape

March 25, 2019

US ride-hailing giant Uber’s acquisition of Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ could be completed on Tuesday this week. This website reported in February

Uganda to host 2019 Africa Fintech Festival

March 25, 2019

Uganda will host the 2019 Africa Fintech Festival, Financial Technology Service Providers Association of Uganda (FITSPA) revealed on Sunday. According to FITSPA, the

Exclusive: Director speaks as Pulse Live Uganda suspends operations

March 23, 2019

Pulse Africa has suspended the operations of online publisher, Pulse Live Uganda, a year after launching it in the East African nation. Pulse

Ugandan startup Xente expands to Nigeria

March 22, 2019

Ugandan-grown payments firm Xente has expanded its operations to Nigeria, making the populous west African nation its first international unit. The company was

Bwala expands to Uganda, secures funding from Uber investor

March 22, 2019

Bwala Africa Group Limited, a logistics marketplace based in Kenya, has expanded its operations to Uganda, making the East African nation its first

Nataliey Bitature: How millennials can improve social and economic life

March 20, 2019

Simba Group Chief of Staff Bitature Nataliey has advice every millennial needs to consider. She says the world is better than it has

Founders of Infants’ Health Foundation Uganda get WHO endorsement

March 20, 2019

Sylvia Kyomuhendo and Harrison Okello, the founders of Infants’ Health Foundation, have been invited by the World Health Organization to share their knowledge

How SWAPAfrica is redefining Barter trade in modern Uganda

March 19, 2019

Yes, you read that correctly. And you probably don’t have fond memories of the word ‘Barter trade’, considering the negative connotation it carries

Ugandan innovator Anne Rweyora moves Duke of York

March 19, 2019

Anne Rweyora was among innovators from Africa that were honored by Prince Andrew, the Duke of York for showcasing impressive innovations at the

Ugandan startup Swipe2pay qualifies for Google’s accelerator programme

March 18, 2019

Ugandan payments company Swipe2pay is among the 12 startups from Africa that have been selected for the third cohort of Google Launchpad Africa accelerator

SafeBoda’s Ricky Papa honoured by Egyptian president

March 18, 2019

Ricky Papa Thomson is among a few entrepreneurs from Africa and the Middle East that were honoured by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the president

SafeBoda reintroduces 50% discounts on rides in Kampala

March 18, 2019

SafeBoda has reintroduced 50% discounts to maintain its competitive edge in the Ugandan ride-hailing market. This comes a few weeks after the same

Founders need to start doing less

March 16, 2019

By Feliks Eyser  I never thought I’d end up in a wooden box at age 31, but here I am, surrounded by timber. I

France’s Macron announces €2.5bn investment in African startups

March 15, 2019

President of France Emmanuel Macron has revealed that his government is set to invest 2.5 billion euros in African businesses through a project

Gura introduces electric bike sharing in Rwanda

March 15, 2019

Gura, a transportation network company based in Rwanda, is set to roll out electric bikes and scooters to tap into the country’s mobility

At top U.S. summit, Jaguza CEO Katamba to showcase application of AI, drones in modern farming

March 14, 2019

Jaguza Tech Uganda founder Ronald Katamba is among a few African founders that have been picked to present their projects to thousands of

Rwakakamba, Opolot named to new Uganda Investment Authority board

March 14, 2019

Former Executive Director of Uganda Media Centre (UMC) Fred Opolot is among the people that have been appointed to the new board of

Jumia moves to list on New York Stock Exchange

March 13, 2019

Pan-African e-Commerce startup Jumia has applied for public listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), effectively becoming the first African startup to

Makerere don who invented Ebola detector stuns World Health Organisation

March 12, 2019

Dr. Misaki Wayengera, a researcher attached to the Department of Pathology at Makerere University’s College of Health Sciences, has cruised to the final

Ampion Ventures launched to support tech startups in Africa

March 12, 2019

Two organizations — Ampion and Plutos Ventures Holding– have teamed up to form a venture capital firm dubbed Ampion Ventures with the aim

Ingressive Capital is looking for African startups to support

March 11, 2019

Ingressive Capital, a venture capital firm based in Sub-Saharan, is searching for tech-enabled companies based in the aforementioned region to support financially and

Applications for Class 5 of eFounders Fellowship open

March 9, 2019

Applications for Class 5 of the eFounders Fellowship are now open to entrepreneurs from Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. Founders who

Bolt Uganda bolsters executive team to support growth and expansion in Kampala

March 8, 2019

Bolt Uganda, formerly known as Taxify Uganda, has added new people to its operations team, growing the headcount to four, according to Marilin

OneFi secures $5 million debt facility to expand Paylater reach

March 8, 2019

One Finance Limited (OneFi) announced Friday that it had secured a $5M debt facility for its consumer-facing platform, Paylater. The facility comes from

Why Taxify has changed its name

March 7, 2019

From now on, Taxify will be called Bolt, the Estonian-based ride-hailing firm announced in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the

Rachael Mwine joins Andela Uganda

March 6, 2019

Former NTV Uganda news anchor Rachael Mwine is now working with Andela Uganda as a learning facilitator, SautiTech has learnt. Mwine left NTV

Winners of 2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Uganda unveiled

March 6, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Startupper of the Year, an innovation challenge organized by French oil and gas company Total in Uganda, have been

Bony Iga to head Intership Uganda operations as Sangho moves to Flutterwave

March 6, 2019

Bonny Iga Madrawi who has been the chief financial officer at Intership Uganda is now the head of operations. The development comes after

Cinnamon Clubs names IT guru Wilson Cristancho to its board

March 5, 2019

Ugandan-grown software company Cinnamon Clubs has appointed seasoned IT professional Wilson Cristancho to its board as an advisor. Cristancho, who has more than