The world of Technology and business requires continuously monitoring of key trends that shape and define the industry. New Technologies are being phased out while new ones are being created each day at almost supersonic speeds. However, it also requires expert opinions and insights to decipher and predict the most compelling trends that will [...]
Ugandan professionals in the sector of information and communication technology (ICT) have been promised jobs by the Government of Mauritius as one of its initiatives for improving partnership with Uganda. This was revealed during a press conference at the media centre with Ugandan trade minister Amelia Kyambadde at the Media Centre. Read more
Microsoft has teamed up with Kenyan local operator Safaricom to offer mobile subscribers the ability to purchase Windows Phone Apps using their Air time.Up until now, mobile users had to have a credit card inorder to purchase mobile Apps from the App store. Obviously the lack of credit cards among mobile subscribers in Africa [...]
DEMO Africa has released the names of the forty start-ups that have qualified to launch their product on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014.Topping the list is Nigeria with a total of 14 start-ups qualifying followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. Rwanda, Tanzania, South Africa and Ethiopia will each have two representatives while [...]
Social Media Day is an international celebration of social media popularized by Mashable, the world’s leading social media publication. On 30th June the world celebrated the world celebrated the international social media day but in Kampala,we celebrated it on the 28th-a day prior. That is how much we were excited about it.On this day [...]
In a colorful and splendid event that was held at Serena hotel yesterday, UCC hosted the fourth Annual Communications Innovations Awards (ACIA 2014). The event was graced by the ICT Minister of state Hon Nyombi Thembo who stood in for the ICT Minister Hon John Nasaria. The key guest speaker was Mr Ivan Lumala a [...]
We are looking for gifted young entrepreneurs with ideas for innovative social enterprises. The winners receive up to USD 10, 000 in seed funding, as well as business workshops, networking, showcasing and pitching opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom World in Doha followed by a mentor-ship programme throughout the development year to help [...]
Today, Savannah Fund is excited to present a content page revolutionary in Africa’s tech scene: Waterhole. In our experience working with both entrepreneurs and investors, we found a great need in the African tech startup ecosystem for a page to aggregate the best resources and content on entrepreneurship for budding entrepreneurs authored from practitioners.