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MyMTN App Downloads Reach 70,000

To continue easing the customer experience, MTN Uganda has redesigned the award winning MyMTN app, a self-care mobile application. The MyMTN app allows customers to access customer support services and MTN Mobile Money with ease, without using USSD codes or calling customer care. The upgrade was done to improve the customer

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Museveni: Nuclear Energy Will Improve the Well Being of Ugandans

President Yoweri Museveni has said that unless solar becomes a cheaper alternative source of clean energy, Africa and Uganda in particular will have to use nuclear energy to improve the well being of its people. “All rivers in Africa have a potential of about 350mw of electricity and yet the population

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Can Cryptocurrencies Reduce Global Poverty?

Behavioral economics guru, Richard Thaler — this year’s Nobel Prize laureate in economics— has showcased that people are economically imperfect. Since humans are irrational we don’t fit neatly into economic models; we have cognitive limitations, social preferences, or, dare it be said, big problems with self-control. When it comes to decisions about saving

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Dei Places, A New Social Media Platform Launched to Promote Africa’s Tourism Potential

A technology solutions firm Dei Technologies has today launched "Dei Places" a social media platform geared towards promoting Africa’s tourism potential. Dei Places focuses on individuals, organizations among other entities sharing information in pictures, videos and words about places. A team of dedicated developers from America, China and Uganda designed the platform. Speaking

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MTN Innovation Award Winners Receive Their Cash Prizes

The nine winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017 have today (Thursday, 23rd November 2017) been given their cash prizes from MTN Uganda. The nine winners picked their cash prizes totaling $27,000 (about Ugx 97.2 million) during a handover ceremony and interaction with the MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, Olivier Prentout. The

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FULL LIST: MTN Innovation Awards 2017 Winners Announced

MTN Uganda on Wednesday evening (November 8, 2017) announced the winners of the 2017 MTN Innovation Awards at a gala dinner on held at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Nine innovations were recognized, each walking away with $3,000 and a plaque. The nine winners were selected by a panel of judges from

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A Look at What Some Previous MTN Innovation Awards Winners Are Up To

Today (Wednesday, 8th November 2017), nine innovations will be recognized at the gala dinner of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The first ever MTN Innovation Awards were held in 2015, recognizing several developers for their products that were helping in improving the livelihoods of Ugandans. The winners from each category were

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New Network Site Commissioned in Nakasongola

Telecommuications company Airtel Uganda has commissioned a new network site at Lwampanga, Nakasongola District. The site was commissioned at an event attended by Airtel Uganda directors and staff, local area representatives, and was officiated over by the former State Minister for Information Technology and current Director for the Rural Development Fund

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