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Acronis enhances security offerings with Intel® TDT technology

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the enhancement of its security defense against advanced file-less attacks using Intel® Threat Detection Technology (Intel® TDT) leveraging the Intel® integrated GPU to offload memory scanning operations from the CPU. Acronis is the latest cyber protection company to integrate Intel® TDT to enrich its security products. […]

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 1800 smallholder farmers to benefit from UDB digital loans

Uganda Development Bank (UDB), the country’s national Development Finance Institution, in partnership with Ensibuuko, European Union, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a Fintech solution dubbed AgriConnect to ease access to digital financing for smallholder farmers in Uganda. The innovation, the first digital solution which can offer both […]

Somali Mobile Firms Launch Interconnection Service
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Somali Mobile Firms Launch Interconnection Service

Somalia’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced that six mobile phone operators have completed their interconnection service, marking a significant milestone for the telecom industry. The NCA, which regulates the telecom industry, released a statement on Sunday evening saying that the interconnection service would enable seamless connectivity between the operators and provide millions of customers […]

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Huawei calls for a ‘non-stop’ digital future for Africa’s banking industry

Huawei has announced its ‘Non Stop Banking’ initiative. Unveiled at the Huawei Intelligent Finance Summit for Africa 2023, the initiative calls for hand-in-hand collaboration between the ICT and banking industries and facilitate a digital future of ‘non-stop’ services, ‘non-stop’ development, and ‘non-stop’ innovation. According Leo Chen, president of Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Region going digital has […]

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Local business leaders to acquire digital transformation skills 

Stanbic Uganda Holdings Limited (SUHL), through its Fintech subsidiary FlyHub, has today announced a five-year partnership with Refactory—a training academy that offers alternative industry-led skilling services for the technology sector. The partnership signed in Kampala will help equip local business leaders, entrepreneurs, government, and civil society organisations with strategic support and skills to enable them […]

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Huawei to boost digital inclusion in Uganda with DigiTruck project

By Paul Tentena Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has officially launched the Huawei DigiTruck project in Uganda to provide free digital skills training for more than 10,000 beneficiaries over three years. The DigiTruck project falls under the umbrella of Huawei’s TECH4ALL initiative, the company’s long-term action plan for driving inclusion and sustainability across the globe. […]

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Stanbic Holdings wides up NISAT Project, launches $20M Green Fund

By Paul Tentena Stanbic Holdings, under the Stanbic Business Incubator Limited and the French Embassy in Uganda, have wound up the Network for Innovation and Sustainability in Agriculture and Tourism (NISAT) Project aimed at boosting agroecology and ecotourism. For the past two years, over 100 small business owners have benefited from the training program which […]


Airtel Money Partners With Prudential Uganda And Turaco To Launch ‘HOSPITAL Sente

AIRTEL MONEY PARTNERS WITH PRUDENTIAL UGANDA AND TURACO TO LAUNCH ‘HOSPITAL SENTE’, AN AFFORDABLE HEALTH AND PROTECTION PRODUCT. Hospital Sente is available to all Airtel Money customers via *185*7*6#. Hospital Sente offers hospital cash payout to beneficiaries upon inpatient hospitalization at any accredited hospital for up to 10 nights within a policy year. The product […]

Airtel Money, Pesapal Partner To Offer More Payment Options
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Airtel Money, Pesapal Partner To Offer More Payment Options

6th March 2023 KAMPALA — Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (AMCUL) and Pesapal Uganda, a leading payment solutions provider across Africa have today signed a partnership that will enable acceptance of Airtel Money mobile payments at the Pesapal Sabi point-of-sale (POS) machines. Since its inception in 2009, Pesapal continues to innovate digital payment solutions to accommodate […]

Debswana, Huawei Unveil World's First 5G-oriented Smart Diamond Mine Project
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Debswana, Huawei Unveil World’s First 5G-oriented Smart Diamond Mine Project

Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2023: Today, at MWC Barcelona 2023, Botswana’s Debswana and Huawei jointly announced the world’s first 5G-oriented smart diamond mine project. Debswana’s Head of Information Management Molemisi Nelson Sechaba said that the Huawei-enabled smart mine solution has been deployed at Debswana’s Jwaneng open-pit diamond mine, and the project started operation in December […]

Internet to Underserved Communities Will Boost Economic Transformation
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Internet to Underserved Communities Will Boost Economic Transformation

Over the past three decades, the internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. Technology has transformed the way we communicate, obtain information and do business. However, the benefits of the internet have not reached everyone equally, especially in the underserved areas of Uganda. The lack of access to the internet has created […]