Use tech to address Africa’s inequality

Tech can address Africa’s inequality

Telkom exec belives tech can bridge digital divide.

Friday, Nov 17th

Uganda comms regulator wades in on exam leak scandal

Uganda comms regulator wades in on exam leak scandal

UCC says it has been made aware of the use of platforms like WhatsApp to perpetrate examination malpractices in the country.

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

Uganda Telecom, West Indian Ocean Cable Company pen agreement to boost local connectivity services.

Telcos buying into mobile money interoperability.

Telcos buying into mobile money interoperability

Increased focus by operators on cross-border money transfer services.

Uganda takes on 'irresponsible' social media users

Uganda takes on 'irresponsible' social media users

Communications regulator express concern over possible hate speech, prejudice and other content.

Ex-Tigo exec named MD for Airtel Uganda.

Ex-Tigo exec named MD for Airtel Uganda

Tom Gutjahr is Airtel Uganda’s new managing director as of 1 August.

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Mobile network operators have started to deactivate unregistered SIM cards as government's deadline passes.

Uganda, Gabon added to MobileRecharge.com’s top up list.

Uganda, Gabon added to MobileRecharge.com’s top up list

Mobile credit website undergoes yet another expansion across Africa and Latin America.

Uber arrives in Uganda.

Uber arrives in Uganda

Mobile taxi service app focused on partnership in Kampala, number 462 on its global network.

Uganda gets Google’s Android movie app.

Uganda gets Google’s Android movie app

Application is available in 17 African nations and 69 countries worldwide.

R9.3 million Ugandan fine adds to MTN woes.

R9.3 million Ugandan fine adds to MTN woes

MTN is facing yet another fine, this time in Uganda but the telecoms giant says it is appealing the judgment by a Ugandan commercial court.

WorldRemit launches mobile money in Uganda.

WorldRemit launches its mobile money services in Uganda

Global transfer service seeks high growth in the East African country.