Often times we find ourselves taking that Uber or picking up that rider only for the whole journey experience to divert from what we are accustomed to. And as such, quarrels, cancellations, low ratings come along among other qualms. The folks at Uber have set up new standards to guide either party and keep the Uber platform a top destination for both riders and drivers.
In a tweet sent out to the public, communications regulator The Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC) has called upon startups, Incubation hubs or Ugandans with emerging ICT businesses as well as 'high impact' ICT innovations to seek financial support through its Incubation Support Initiative (ISI).
Today, the National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) has hosted an open dialogue with leading private sector players including bankers, health, agriculture and telecoms on an upcoming System integration project at Serena Hotel.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs says it is facing a shortage of passports in the country. The state minister for Internal Affairs Obiga Kania blames the shortage on the delay in the implementation of the e- passport (electronic passport) as was agreed upon by the East African community member states.
Uber today announced a new feature that helps driver-partners automatically link to riders/ trips headed in the same direction at the beginning and end of their working day. This will allow driver-partners to continue earning even while on their way home and begin earning earlier as they head out of home.
I am sure by now most of you have heard of the concept of a hackathon, a collection of young developers who get pitched against each other in teams and tasked to develop various apps, prototypes and e-solutions.