List of 30 Radio Stations to be shut down by UCC over Failure to Renew License

The Uganda Communications Commission (The Commission) was established under section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (The Act) as the regulator in the development of a modern communications sector that includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure. In exercise of its mandate, the Commission revised the licensing framework for the radio broadcasting sectors in Uganda and on the 2nd of June 2020, all existing radio broadcasters were advised to apply for new broadcasting licenses under the new framework by the 31st of July 2020. According…

Safaricom Launches East Africa’s First 5G Network in Kenya

Safaricom yesterday launched its 5G network in Kenya. With this move, Safaricom becomes the first Telco to bring 5G to the masses. Arguably, this also makes them the first in East Africa. This is because last year, MTN Uganda in partnership with Chinese ZTE announced trials for 5G in that country. Unlike MTN Uganda, Safaricom’s 5G is ready and open to use in certain locations already provided you have the right equipment. With this new mobile network generation, Safaricom is partnering with both Finnish Company Nokia and Chinese Company Huawei…

Teacher Mpamire appointed as a brand Ambassador of Kikuubo Online

Herbert Mendo Ssegujja aka Teacher Mpamire a comedian who is well known for mimicking the Uganda President and also doing the street questions has announced his appointment today as a brand ambassador of Kikuubo Online. Kikuubo Online is an online wholesale seller and supermarket. Customers can shop with them through the Kikuubo website kikuuboonline.com or a free app available on the Google Play store and the App store for iPhone users. Kikuubo Online has been in operation for close to two years and has grown exponentially in the online store…

Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp are DOWN: Users unable to refresh feed, send or receive messages

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all down across the world after a crash that has left social media users frustrated and unable to connect. The social tools, all owned by Facebook, including the platform’s own Messenger service, were first reported as not being available from 5:30 GMT on Friday. Users visiting Instagram online get a simple error message saying ‘5xx Server Error’, with no other information provided. As of now, the company has not made any official comment on the outage. However, people across the country have been tweeting about…

Infinix Hot 10 Play launched in Uganda, Specs and Price

Infinix Mobile Uganda has announced the new addition to its HOT 10 Series. The new device dubbed the HOT 10 Play brings to the already well specified device more battery, a slightly larger display, but expectedly a slightly lower price point. This is because the phone runs on Android Go, and uses the less beefy Helio G25 processor compared to the Helio G70 on the normal HOT 10. The company says it has achieved amazing results in the international smartphone market, and that all of its products come with powerful…

Kenyan to pay 3,000 KES. Registration Fee before owning a Drone Camera

This article is originally posted on tech-ish.com Kenyan will now be required to pay KES. 3,000 or $27 registration fee if they wish to own and operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) in Kenya. This comes after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) received the go-ahead to operationalise the Civil Aviation regulations 2020, after they were acceded to by Parliament on 6th March 2021. There are other charges however, and the the full details can be obtained from www.kcaa.or.ke. The proposed charges had been gazetted by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport,…

Jumia Tech Week 2021: Deals and What To Expect

Jumia Tech Week is one of the promotions that Jumia holds every year. It was formerly known as Jumia Mobile Week where Mobile phones are sold at discounted price. In 2020, Jumia decided to take things a little further. Instead of just giving discounts on Mobile phones, Jumia decided to also include other tech gadgets in their promotion period which resulted to the change of name from Jumia Mobile Week to Jumia Tech Week. We expect this years promotion to be better than last year with huge discount that Jumia Uganda…

The itel A37 announced in Nigeria

As itel Mobile tries to bring new phones in the market, on March 8, 2021 International Women’s Day, the itel brand organized a special evening with the presence of singer Olamide. That was when itel Nigeria officially announced the release of the itel A37. On the promotional poster, we can see some characteristics of this future phone namely; an HD+ screen of 5.7” and other features. In addition, itel A37 may also be equipped with 4G, the front and rear cameras would be 5 megapixels, the RAM of 1GB and…

itel A47 Full Specifications and Price

itel A47 Specifications in Summary 5.5” HD+ IPS Full View Display 1.4GHz Quad Core Processor 5MP Selfie Camera 5MP AI Dual Camera with Flash 0.2 sec Face Unlock + Fingerprint sensor 3,000 mAh Battery Android 9.0 (Go Edition) Operating System Android 9.0 (Go Edition) Battery 3,000 mAh Battery Sensor & Tools Face Unlock Fingerprint Sensor Storage 32GB ROM + 2GB RAM Camera & Interface 5MP Selfie Camera 5MP AI Dual Camera with Flash What’s in the Box Phone Charger User Manual itel A47 Price in Uganda itel A47 is not…

itel A14 Plus Specifications and Price in Uganda

itel A14 Plus Specifications in Summary 4.0” WVGA-TN Quad-Core 1.3GHz 2MP rear Camera 0.3MP Front Camera Colors: Deep Blue and Sky Blue 16GB ROM + 512MB Dual Flash Android 10 Operating System Android 10 (Go Edition) Battery 2,500 mAh Battery Storage 16GB ROM + 512GB RAM Camera & Interface 2MP Rear Camera 0.3MP Front Camera What’s in the Box Phone Charger User Manual itel A14 Plus Price in Uganda itel A14 Plus is available in accredited itel shops at UGX 180,000 only and you can also order it online from…