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UEGCL, AfD sign agreement to develop small Hydropower plants

The development of small hydropower plants is pivotal in improving electricity supply and access to the rural areas of Uganda. As one of its initiatives, UEGCL sought to diversify its portfolio of Generation activities from predominantly large hydropower plants to…

May 19, 2017

MTN App challenge 2017

MTN Hackathon winners deliver local solutions to community needs

During the past weekend, over 100 App developers camped at the MTN Nyonyi Gardens offices in a 3 day Hackathon challenge that saw “JustGo” together with 4 other apps emerge winners of the MTN App challenge. MTN Uganda in partnership…

May 17, 2017

Jumia Travel to reward loyal customers with huge discounts

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, has announced the launch of its loyalty programme aimed at creating more value for its loyal customers by enabling them to save as much as 10 to 20% exclusive discount on hotel plus…

May 15, 2017

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MTN App Challenge kicks-off

For the 2nd time since 2015, MTN Uganda will this afternoon kick off a 3-day app development challenge in which developers have been tasked to come up with innovative prototypes of mobile-based solutions under the themes of M-Health, M-Finance, M-Education, M-Business,…

May 12, 2017

Shell gas

Shell Gas prices reduced

Vivo Energy has announced a reduction in the Shell Gas prices, a move intended to make cooking gas affordable and improve the customer experience for Shell Gas users in Uganda. The Shell Gas 6kg cylinder, commonly known as Ka-Portable has…

May 11, 2017

Timothy Mugume, Jumia Travel Country Manager Uganda

Jumia Travel appoints new country manager in Uganda

Jumia Travel, an online travel agency providing online hotel reservations across the continent, has appointed Timothy Mugume as the new Country Manager for Uganda. Mugume, who replaces outgoing Country Manager Louis Badea, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from…

May 10, 2017

Mirinda "Mess With Your Senses" campaign launch

Photos: Fun day as Mirinda unveils new global campaign in Uganda

By Our Reporter It was a fun-filled day as Mirinda unveiled its new global campaign dubbed “Mess With Your Senses” in Uganda over the weekend. On Saturday, Mirinda gave the media a feel of what the new campaign is about…

May 8, 2017

The Laptop Handover ceremony conducted by ICT Minister Hon. Frank Tumwebaze (C), Chinese Ambassador H.E. Zheng Zhuqiang (R), and Huawei Deputy MD Mr. Wangwua (L)

Huawei Spearheads ICT Boost in Kamwenge District

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, delivered 40 laptops fully connected to the internet to schools and district administrative offices in Kamwenge district on Sunday. The event that was presided by the Minister of ICT…

May 3, 2017

L-R: MultiChoice Uganda Head of Retention Sauya Nakiyagga, MultiChoice Uganda Communications Manager Tina Wamala and GOtv Uganda National Sales Manager George Ssemanda at a press conference to announce the “Wangula School Fees ne Gotv” campaign at the MultiChoice Head Offices in Kololo.

100 lucky winners to win schools fees in new GOtv campaign

GOtv Uganda has rolled out an exciting campaign dubbed ‘Wangula School Fees ne GOtv’ to reward and support its customers in preparation for the second school term. “The campaign is pegged on demonstrating how grateful we are to our customers…

April 27, 2017

Vodafone Uganda CEO, John Ndego and Cynthia Ayeza,Vodafone Ambassador addressing a press conference during the unveiling of JUMP Academy at Victoria University

Vodafone Uganda launches JUMP Academy

Vodafone Uganda, is set to enhance the e-learning space for university students in Uganda with the launch of the JUMP Academy, a new and first of its kind addition on the JUMP portal. JUMP the unique online content platform was…

April 27, 2017