technology in uganda

These two law firms are at the forefront of technology in Uganda

A robust technology and startup ecosystem is a product of an intersection of various players. Technology in Uganda is experiencing the same. Various players are coming together to build it one...
Shola Adekoya

Konga’s CEO, Shola Adekoya, resigns

Shola Adekoya, the CEO of Nigeria's once-promising e-commerce startup, Konga, has announced his resignation from the company. This was made public in a tweet where he wished the incoming CEO, Nick, "all...
Ugandan hubs coming together

Here’s why Ugandan hubs are coming together

There’s a growing list of bodies uniting startup ecosystem enablers across the continent. Yet, few within the countries. This is partly because enablers within countries look at each other as competitors,...
NSSF

What NSSF amendments mean to the startup ecosystem in Uganda

Plans are afoot for proposed changes to the NSSF Act. The document, a copy of which has been making rounds on social media, states proposed changes to the National Social Securities...
bitpesa

BitPesa, an online payment platform, has expanded to Ghana

BitPesa, an online payment platform has officially announced its expansion to Ghana. This was through the company's blog. "We’re thrilled to announce that BitPesa is now live in Ghana," wrote BitPesa. Adding...
bboxx

BBOXX raises €1 Million to scale up operations in Kenya

BBOXX, a plug & play solar systems company has announced its 9th round of investment. The company raised €1 million through TRINE, a crowd-investment platform for off-grid solar energy. BBOXX wrote; “the...

How to fix Uganda’s education system

On the 15th of February, New Vision, the country’s biggest newspaper, published an article to clarify the matters around the closing down of Bridge Academies in Uganda. Bridge is an investor and...
Drone school outreach in Mukono by the DronNerd team

This Ugandan startup is using Drones in an unconventional way

When you talk about drones in Africa, most think of the much-publicized use of drones to deliver blood in Rwanda. Another quick one would be a similar case in Tanzania . Uganda isn’t...
startupbootcamp

Old Mutual’s Startupbootcamp FastTrack to take place at Nakawa Business Park

StartupBootCamp (SBC) Africa FastTrack is coming back to Kampala according to the communication we have received. Organized by SBC Africa, FastTracks are informal events hosted all over the world. SBC plans to...
Jumia

Cash-on-delivery still preferred mode of payment, Jumia Mobile Reports

Today, Jumia Uganda has released its mobile report ahead of its looming Mobile Week. It joins Kenya and Nigeria also published their mobile reports recently. But, all reports say that cash-on-delivery...