Tech

Ugandan Tech Startup Funding Woes

Summary: Ugandan startups face funding challenges despite their technological innovation. Factors include a lack of investment acumen, limited global exposure, and economic uncertainties. To overcome these hurdles, startups can focus on investment readiness, seek alternative funding sources, and establish international connections for sustained growth. Uganda, often hailed as the “Pearl …

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MTN Uganda Reports Record Dividends as Profits Soar

Summary: MTN Uganda reports record dividends and profits, highlighting robust performance and commitment to shareholders. Active data subscribers and overall mobile subscriptions surged, driven by a data-centric strategy. The company’s focus on innovation and partnerships underscores its dedication to technological advancement and financial inclusion. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – MTN Uganda, the …

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Telecom Companies, Banks Lead in Cutting Data Storage Costs

Summary: Telecom companies and banks are at the forefront of adopting digital services and reducing data storage costs. This trend is evident in facilities like one located in Nami Industrial Park. Telecom industry, including major players like MTN, ATS, and SAOMS, has been early adopters of these services, highlighting the …

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Fake Account Ruining My Life – Patricia Nabakooza

Summary: Patricia Nabakooza, a member of the Pioneer Ghetto Kids group, is urging fans to help shut down a fake account impersonating her on social media. The fraudulent profile, @GhettoQueenUg, has nearly 30,000 followers and is damaging Nabakooza’s reputation with sexualized content. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – Pioneer Ghetto Kids group member …

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Ugandan Gov’t, MultiChoice Africa ink deal

Summary: MultiChoice Africa and Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have inked a deal to fortify their partnership. JOHANNESBURG, (Examiner) – With a three-decade presence in Uganda, MultiChoice, the continent’s premier satellite TV broadcaster, is delving into deeper collaboration with the new Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement encompasses ventures …

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Inside the East Africa Cloud and Cybersecurity Roadshow in Kampala

Summary: Industry leaders, policymakers, and professionals gathered in Kampala, Uganda, for the East Africa Cloud and Cybersecurity Roadshow. Organized by dx5 and powered by BUI East Africa, the event focused on cloud computing and cybersecurity. Key highlights included talks on breach response strategies, utilizing cloud data to combat AI-powered threats, …

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East African Telcos Restore Internet After Submarine Cable Damage

Summary: Telcos in East Africa restore Internet service after submarine cable damage, while ongoing investigations in Yemen delay repairs on another damaged cable. Telcos in East Africa, including Kenya and Uganda, have resumed network services four days post the damage to two submarine Internet cables connecting South Africa and Kenya, …

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