Tag: Uganda


What does the exemption of taxes on smartphones mean for Ugandans?

You must have heard or read about the government's intention of exempting smartphones heading towards our soil from VAT and Excise Duty. While URA might not be smiling, the news received positive reactions from different sections of the country, owing to what the smartphone has come to signify in everyday Ugandan lives.

The Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Hackathon wants to solve our...

After the successful edition of the 1st #Y4PTUg Transport Hackathon in 2016, Uganda is still graced to be one of the countries around the world to host the 2nd Edition of the Youth for Public Transport Uganda Transport Hackathon.

Hive Colab opens a new incubation branch in Mbarara

Hive Colab, Uganda’s first technology hub, is pleased to announce the opening of another branch in Mbarara located at 3rd Floor Easy View Complex next to APA Insurance.

MTN Uganda CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte explains why data is expensive

Why data is expensive is one question more asked than answered especially here in Uganda, with no satisfying answer offered depending on whom you’ve posed the question to.  In comparison to our immediate East African neighbours, their data charges are relatively low compared to ours.

Uber issues safety tips to both riders and drivers during the...

Uber has today issued safety guidelines for both driver-partners and riders. As the festive season approaches, the demand for Uber increases as many people are planning on hopping to and from parties, shopping malls and other festivities.

NITA has helped Uganda register progress on achieving its Digital Vision

Commendable progress has been made in the advancement to sustainably grow the Ugandan economy. This observation was made during the fifth phase of Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) at State House.