Hackers takeover Uganda parliament Twitter account

The legislature urged citizens to follow a new account – @Parliament _Ug – for plenary updates and official communication from parliament.
Staff Writer
4 May

MTN Uganda invests $26m in network buildout

MTN Uganda says its 4G population coverage has significantly increased to over 80%, driving better connectivity for customers.
Mar 15, 2023

Tech talent crunch hits East and West Africa, new study reveals

Over 90% of organisations in the two regions say the need for tech skills has increased in the past 12 months and the trend will continue this year.
Mar 13, 2023

MTN Group reports 2022 runaway success, bumps dividends

The mobile operator reported an expansion in return on equity to 23.4% and a 10% increase in the dividend to 330 cents per share in full year results 2022.
Mar 2, 2023

MTN pledges to boost Uganda’s economic development

Leadership met with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni during his two-day state visit to South Africa and discussed efforts to support Uganda’s development.
Mar 2, 2023

Uganda university students shine at Huawei ICT competition

Out of the six Ugandan teams, four qualified for the global competition, which will take place in China in May.

Civil society lobbies Uganda gov’t to reduce internet taxes

East African Budget Network representatives have appealed to authorities to consider costs in comparison to that of neighbouring countries.

Pressure mounts on Uganda's UCC over Smile Communications fine

Country’s auditor general weighs in on issue, but UCC DG has argued the case is still ongoing.
Feb 13, 2023

New alliance launches data analytics-driven consumer finance service

SC Ventures has teamed up with Yabx to address the issue of limited access to formal credit in Africa.
Jan 11, 2023

Connected CX key to establishing a thriving experience economy in Uganda

For companies to rise above the noise and gain an edge over their competitors, brands need to create relevant experiences that match the needs of their customers says Nemanja Kostic, Account Executive at Infobip Uganda.
Jan 9, 2023

Uganda braces for increased telecoms competition

Industry regulator confirms spike in broadband subscriptions to 23.7 million amid an increase in partnerships established to tap into demand for digital services and devices.
Nov 8, 2022

Zimbabwe launches first satellite

ZimSat-1 took off this week, deployed from Virginia, US.
Oct 19, 2022

Digital rights activists head to court as Uganda unveils new social media law

A new Bill was passed by the country’s parliament in September and could see offenders locked up for up to ten years.