NITA-U to Aid Mulago Hospital Implement Major e-service Platform

A team from the National Information Authority Uganda (NITA-) visited Mulago on National referral hospital on Wednesday to assess needs of the hospital in order to implement a customized Integrated Hospital Management System (IHMS) aimed at improvement of clinical and administrative efficiencies at the hospital through process automation. IHMS is expected to provide functionalities like […]

Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

Shanghai, China | AFP | Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they “are open …

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UCC Set to Hold Public Hearing for MTN’s Contract Renewal Next Month

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) will hold a public hearing on February 26 at its main offices in Bugolobi, Kampala to hear objections, if any, of MTN Uganda’s bid to renew its operating license which expires towards the end of this year. The company first began operations on October 21, 1998 and wants to renew […]

NITA-U Gives More Details on Reported Fraud Deals

On Thursday (yesterday), a local newspaper published a story allegedly exposing fraud in National Information Technology Authority – Uganda (NITA-U), an institution mandated to coordinate, promote and monitor Information and Technology developments in the country. The information that was used in the story was obtained from “a whistle-blower attached to the Internal Security Organisation (ISO).” […]

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Washington, United States | AFP | Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard Wednesday. Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and others have stepped up their use of bots and other methods to fight the artificial …

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NITA Dismisses Fraud Claims in World Bank Project Bidding Process

National Information Technology Authority – Uganda (NITA-U) has dismissed as “unfortunate,” media reports which today purported flaws in the bidding process for a World Bank-funded internet connectivity infrastructure project, being implemented by the Authority. The media reports quoted Wednesday, a whistleblower attached to the Internal Security Organization (ISO), who claimed that NITA – U was […]

Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone

Tecno mobile phone brand under the Transsion Holdings, has released its first frameless full-screen display smartphone, known as TECNO CAMON CM.   The device is the latest in the CAMON Series family and reemphasises the brand’s knack for designing high-end smartphones with sophisticated cameras.    Speaking at its launch in Lagos, the Brand Manager, Tecno […]

Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone

Tecno mobile phone brand under the Transsion Holdings, has released its first frameless full-screen display smartphone, known as TECNO CAMON CM.   The device is the latest in the CAMON Series family and reemphasises the brand’s knack for designing high-end smartphones with sophisticated cameras.    Speaking at its launch in Lagos, the Brand Manager, Tecno […]

Uganda’s ICT Industry organization ICTAU names new board

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inforcation, Communication, Technology Association of Uganda (ICTAU) has announced a new board of 10 members to guide its activities in 2018. The new Board of Directors were elected at the 4th Annual General Meeting held December 9th, 2017 at Hive Colab in Kampala, and take over from …

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Xeno Technologies takes a move to drive investment opportunities for investors

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Xeno Technologies Uganda Limited is an indigenous investment fund management company that officially launched business on Jan.03. The company’s CEO, Aeko Ongodia spoke to The Independent’s Julius Businge about their plans.   What is your core business like?   Xeno Technologies is a newly licensed company and regulated by the …

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Uganda Cleaning Company Scoops International Award

Mavek Cleaning Services (U) Ltd, a Ugandan cleaning company is set to receive an International Gold Star for Business initiative Direction (BID) Quality Award at the international BID quality convention set to take place at Frankfurt in Germany on March 17th 2018. The company is being awarded in recognition for its outstanding commitment to quality […]

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