The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) has announced that the much awaited and publicized digital migration for television in Uganda will kick off with Kampala City in the lead role. It also noted that the transition from using the analogue television signal to digital is on course with major milestones likely to be ... Read More »
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This September, g|Uganda is coming back to Kampala, and we’re mixing things up in a big way, from hosting our guests at a truly original venue (an amusement park!) to two full days of fresh content for our business and developer audiences.
On Day 1, small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, publishers, and journalists will hear from Google experts from East Africa and across the world about how to get online, grow their businesses, and hone a digital strategy using Google tools. Specifically, we’ll have a special focus on answering keyRead More »
For the 4th consecutive year, ICT for Africa will harness Africa’s developmental potential in the global ICT network. The 2012 conference heads to Kampala, Uganda between March 21st-24th, where local and international experts will investigate the crucial role that ICTs will play in the continent’s development.Read More »
Kampala — Uganda has been advised to focus on access to technology while developing policies on Intellectual Property (IP) in order to accelerate its development efforts. The recommendation was made in research findings titled "Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights for Development Objectives: The double role of IPRs in the context of facilitating MDGs Nos. 1and 6" released recently.
The two-year research was conducted by Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (Acode) in partnership with researchers from Tilburg University and Wageningen universities,The Daily Monitor reports.Read More »
KAMPALA– MTN Uganda Yesterday announced the ninth edition of the Annual MTN Kampala Marathon, slated for Sunday November 27, 2011, setting off from the Kololo Airstrip.
At a Press Conference at the Serena Kampala Hotel yesterday morning MTN Chief Executive Officer Themba Khumalo announced this year’s Marathon theme as ‘What’s Your Reason To Run?’ and challenged both Ugandans and people across the region to turn up in large numbers to participate in “Uganda’s biggest annual sporting event”. Click to view last year's winners.Read More »
A group of Ugandan software developers have come up with 11 solutions that are designed to improve the lives of many mobile phone users and businesses. The team of 56 developed mobile applications including; Somesha –a solution that will help disadvantage students to raise school fees, Mobivisa – a solution that can enable mobile users make online payments, Adloc – a location based mobile advertising application and Mafutago, an application that helps one locate the nearest and affordable fuel station in a place.Read More »
It is a significant turnaround in activity indicating that Small and Medium Enterprises are seeking cheaper options of doing business in today’s Uganda which is characterised by high operational costs.
For developed countries, online trading is a popular means of doing business.Read More »
MTN Uganda and Star Times TV on 12th July announced the introduction of convenient mobile money payments for the newly-introduced digital KITV services.
The launch was held at the StarTimes head offices in Kampala, where officials of both companies declared their outreach to millions of subscribers across Uganda.Read More »