Industry

MTN wants data centre break-in investigated, denies breach of national security or tax evasion

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL KAMPALA, Uganda—The MTN Uganda has said it wants to government investigate the recent break-in to the telecoms data center by alleged security operatives. “MTN (U) takes this criminal incident seriously and is working with the government of Uganda to establish the identity and motive of the perpetrators and bring them to account,” […]

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Ford Hits CO2 manufacturing emissions reduction target eight years early

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL KAMPALA, Uganda–Ford Motor Company has said as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30 percent […]

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Airtel Uganda-Kwese iflix Partner to bring live sports to smartphone

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL Kampala, Uganda–Airtel Uganda has launched a partnership with Kwesé iflix  a mobile platform offering cutting edge programming, live sports, video on demand and download to watch later entertainment  to deliver mobile TV services in Uganda. This partnership comes just a few weeks after Airtel Uganda announced countrywide 3G broadband connectivity in a […]

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Uganda’s economic activity continues to post positive growth-report

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL KAMPALA, Uganda—the performance of the economy report for May 2018 released by the Ministry of Finance has indicated continued improvement in Uganda’s economic activity. The report indicates that Composite Index of Economic Activity (CIEA) increased by 0.2% from 212.5 in March 2018 to 212.9 in April 2018, reflecting continued improvement in economic […]

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MPs want national strategy to curb road incidents

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL KAMPALA, Uganda–The Members of Parliament from Lang Sub-region under their umbrella association the Lango Parliamentary Group have asked government to develop a structured and concerted national strategy to curb road incidents. This follows a tragic accident which happened on the night of Friday May 25th, 2018, in which twenty-two (22) people lost […]