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Yaaka: How do they Make Money?

Last week, Uganda's Hindu Nabulumba made it to the finalist list for Africa Prize. This was because of, thanks to her, knowledge sharing innovation called Yaaka Digital Learning Network. In our conversation...

Startup of the Week: Milima Technologies – all your tech problems solved.

Milima Technologies is a Ugandan technology startup dealing in cyber security, networks, software and web technologies. According to Milima Technologies, there are a number of companies in Uganda building solutions and delivering...
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Ugandan Ride Hailing Startup, SafeBoda, expands area of Operation

 SafeBoda, a Ugandan ride hailing startup which started operations in 2015, has expanded to cover other parts of Kampala. This is to remain committed to its goal of ensuring boda rides...

Swipe2pay’s Private Beta Test Ends, Set for Public Beta in November

Swipe2Pay, a payment solutions startup looking to empower small businesses, has been carrying out a private beta test with 25 Small and Medium Entreprises in Uganda. These include saloons and spas, bars,...
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Bowmans and Citi bank hold their second fintech conference

Bowmans and Citi bank have today held their second fintech conference. It took place at Skyz Hotel in Naguru, Kampala. The conference was largely attended by bankers, lawyers and other...
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Uber continues with expansion across Africa. Next stop is Mauritius

Uber is expanding to Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation known for its beaches, lagoons, and reefs. That is according to a job advert on the company's website. Uber is looking...
Young Achievers Awards

Young Achievers Awards are back, you can nominate yourself

Young Achievers Awards that recognize young changemakers who are below the age of 35 years are back. The announcement was made yesterday. This year’s awards have seen a change in the...
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MTN is considering selling off its 40% stake in Jumia

South African telecom group, MTN is said to be considering selling off its stake in Africa's online retailer, Jumia. That is according to reports by Bloomberg. "MTN Group Ltd. is exploring a...
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Ethiopia switched off the internet last week, Benin repeals social media tax

Last week, Ethiopia switched off the internet in the Addis Ababa areas. That is according to Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, and Berhan Taye - who leads Access Now's #KeepItOn campaign against...
Machine Intelligence

Facebook is giving AIMS $4 Million to launch an African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI). This is in partnership with Facebook and Google. “Today, AIMS announces...