MTN Kamunye: See the price and specifications

March 23, 2019

MTN Kamunye, a 3G smart feature phone running on Kai-operating system has been introduced in the Uganda market by telecommunications giant MTN Uganda.

NIRA sets deadline for ID registration at sub-county level

March 21, 2019

National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) has said the national ID registration exercise that is currently being conducted at sub-county level will run for

5 ways to remove/stop pop-up ads on Android

March 20, 2019

Every phone owner has at least been interrupted or re-routed to another link by ads or unwanted pop-ups that you click on. And

Uganda to benefit from Boomplay’s licensing deal with Warner Music

March 16, 2019

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record

Ugandan scientist Ssenyange joins Yale University professor for pivotal HIV research

March 15, 2019

In 2016, George Ssenyange was one of the two students that were accepted at Yale University under the research institution’s International Medical Student

5 crucial Umeme yaka codes, what they display on Yaka meter 

March 15, 2019

Just as you need specific USSD codes to access some features on our phone, the Yaka meter has also been programmed to respond

Safaricom, Alibaba Group reach deal on M-Pesa payments

March 13, 2019

Customers of Kenya telecom giant Safaricom will now be able to transact business on Chinese e-commerce platform AliExpress (Aliexpress.com) using M-Pesa thanks to

4 ways to save on Umeme Yaka bills

March 12, 2019

Now that you know how to pay Yaka using mobile money and how to load the token on the Yaka meter, let’s look

Buses made in Uganda to cost Shs400m each

March 11, 2019

Metu Zhoungtong Industries, the company that is assembling buses in Uganda, has revealed that its automobiles will each cost at least Shs400 million.

6 types of viruses that infect your computer, areas they attack

March 11, 2019

When you buy a computer, one of the biggest worries, as you use it, is it being attacked by viruses. Just as in

How to load Umeme token on Yaka meter

March 9, 2019

In the previous article, we wrote about how to pay for Yaka using mobile money. The article covers how to do it using

MTN unveils Ikosora & MTN Smart T (3G smart feature phones) in Rwanda, Nigeria

March 7, 2019

MTN Group has introduced smart feature phones – Ikosora and MTN Smart T – to its units in Rwanda and Nigeria respectively. Running

NITA-U in national cybersecurity risk assessment drive

March 7, 2019

The National Information Technology Authority – Uganda (NITA-U) is conducting a National Cyber Security Risk Assessment (NCRA) campaign. Cybersecurity risk assessment is done

New co-working space opens in Kampala

March 6, 2019

A new coworking space called The Hub has been opened in Kampala, joining a growing list of tech hubs and co-working spaces in

With Move app, Volkswagen to revolutionise ride-sharing in Rwanda

March 5, 2019

German automaker Volkswagen has launched Move app in Kigali, beating Uber, Taxify and Little Cab to Rwanda’s budding ride-sharing market. Uber, which was to

Second edition of Health Innovations Conference unveiled

March 4, 2019

The Ugandan Academy for Health Innovation and Impact has announced the second edition of the Health Innovations Conference which will take place on

Finance minister approves National Payment Policy

March 2, 2019

Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has endorsed the National Payment Policy for Uganda which is expected to be signed

Jumia scores exclusive deal to sell Xiaomi’s Redmi Go in Africa

March 2, 2019

Jumia, Africa’s leading e-commerce platform, has inked a deal with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi to distribute its entry-level smartphone Redmi Go in Africa.

Rwanda launches satellite to boost internet access in rural schools

March 1, 2019

Rwanda’s penchant for information and communication technology has gone a notch higher as the country moves to unveil a satellite that will provide

4 reasons why a Wi-Fi router slows down over time

March 1, 2019

Wi-Fi maybe less reliable compared to wired Internet access because of the inherent limitations related to wireless technology. But Wi-Fi is pretty much

After blocking porn, UCC moves to filter more content

February 25, 2019

The Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi has said they (UCC) are devising means through which they can limit

6 apps that can track a lost mobile phone

February 21, 2019

By reading this, it means you’ve either misplaced or lost your phone. After losing a phone, there are three different ways through which

KaiOS closes distribution deals with 6 firms to expand footprint in Africa

February 19, 2019

KaiOS Technologies has sealed distribution deals with six African firms located in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, and Tanzania to sell mobile

Mara Corporation starts selling Mara X & Mara Z first African-made smartphones

February 19, 2019

Mara Corporation unveiled its first smartphones (Mara X and Mara Z) to the market on Feb. 14, the day of Valentine’s. Founded ‎by

Ugandan startup Bodawerk converts gas engine bikes to electric ones

February 16, 2019

A Ugandan startup named Bodawerk is trying to revolutionize the Boda Boda industry in East Africa with a technology solution that converts gas

4 ways to remove viruses from an Android phone

February 15, 2019

Viruses are malicious computer programs that target cellular phones or compromise a computer system without the owner’s consent. It is always important for you to

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),

Huawei to set up data centers in South Africa

February 14, 2019

Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Huawei Technologies has revealed it will start building two data centers in South Africa in the coming month. The

What you need to know about eSIM

February 13, 2019

One of the essentials for any phone is a SIM card. And recently, innovators came up with a new generation of SIMs called

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