Tag: Uganda


NSSF launches a whistleblowing portal

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) recently launched a whistleblowing platform on its website to enable employees report non-complying employers, who otherwise don’t remit their NSSF contributions to the institution, cases of fraud and corruption among others.

Ugandans develop a smart kit called mamaope that detects pneumonia in...

A team of Ugandan innovators have developed a smart kit called MamaOpe that can detect pneumonia early in children. It consists of a wearable and a mobile phone application both of which help in the diagnosis.

US based Hamilton Telecom officially applies for a telecom licence from...

After long rumors of a possible UTL acquisition, Hamilton Telecom has finally applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for its own licence to provide telecom

Former ICT Minister Nyombi Thembo finally scoops job at UCC

Ex-ICT minister Mr. Nyombi Thembo has finally landed himself a top job at the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) as Director RCDF. Hon Nyombi Thembo was among the applicants for job that was advertised in March last year at the, a government department that is under the ICT ministry he formerly headed!

Uganda speeds visa issuance and strengthens border security with Gemalto Visa...

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying Uganda’s Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its CoesysVisa Management that combines swift issuance of all visas and permits with biometric

Emirates is offering special fares to Ugandan travelers this New Year

Airline is offering special fares from Entebbe to select destinations around the world