Yoza App Team, the winners of the first MTN App Challenge

Has MTN pulled the plug on the MTN App challenge?

MTN has played a crucial role when it comes to contributing to Uganda's technology innovation space. This has been through various initiatives including awards, partnerships with hubs and competitions. One of...
Henri Nyakarundi ARED

ARED surpasses halfway mark in crowdfunding campaign to raise €250,000

ARED Germany UG has surpassed the halfway mark in its crowdfunding campaign seeking to raise €250,000. It is a Germany company set up to finance projects of ARED Group, a social enterprise that...
Solomon King Benge, the founder of FundiBots

Edtech startup, Fundi Bots, has secured additional funding

Solomon King Benge, the Founder of Fundi Bots, has announced that the edtech startup has raised more grant funding. "It gives me great joy to officially announce that Fundi Bots has...
Paul Kagame

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame gives a go ahead to Andela’s partnership proposal

In a bid to become a powerhouse when it comes to technology and entrepreneurship in Africa, Rwanda - under Paul Kagame - is taking unusual steps. At least for an African...
Injini

Pan-African Edtech incubator, Injini, reveals second cohort

Last night, Injini - a pan-African edtech incubator announced the startups admitted into its second cohort. This was at an event that took place at Amazon's office in Gardens, Cape Town,...
Jumia Uganda

Jumia Uganda unveils second warehouse for the first time

Yesterday, Jumia Uganda unveiled its second and newest warehouse to the media for the first time. This was at a press conference to launch Jumia's looming sixth-anniversary celebration. The celebrations will...
Bitland Uganda

Taking a look at Bitland, just a year after launching in Uganda

Bitland Uganda, a subsidiary of Bitland Global, launched in Uganda in June 2017. At that time, many in Uganda had little or no knowledge about Blockchain. But, thanks to the dramatic rise...
Stone Atwine

Stone Atwine talks about Eversend and the intra-Africa money remittance problem

Stone Atwine is among the few people that kick-started Uganda’s technology scene. In his entrepreneurial life, he has worked on several ventures though with a soft spot for financial technology solutions....
Kampala Innovation Week technology

The rise of technology associations in Uganda

There’s no doubt Uganda’s technology scene is on an upward trend. Despite little or no government support at both policy and investment level. The upward trend has happened in the last...
The annual Seedstars Kampala event takes place at Outbox

These are the winners of the previous Seedstars Kampala Editions

Seedstars is returning to Kampala next month. The Seedstars Kampala event will crown the Kampala Innovation Week on August 24. It is also likely to take place at Outbox. Seedstars perennial...