Thoughtwork’s Technology Radar


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 [...]

Mauritius to offer Ugandans ICT jobs


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

Safaricom customers can now buy apps using airtime


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 [...]

Social Media Day Kampala


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 [...]

ITU 2014 Young Innovators Competition


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 [...]

Waterhole; A content page Revolution in Africa Tech


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.
Because [...]