Friday, July 19News That Matters

TECH

Mwenge South Begins Masaza Title Defense with Thrilling Victory Against

Mwenge South Begins Masaza Title Defense with Thrilling Victory Against

Breaking News, Business, entertainment, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Rwanda, TECH, Tourism
The Tooro Kingdom MTN Amasaza Cup 2024 kicked off with a bang as defending champions Mwenge South edged out Burahya in a thrilling opening match held on Sunday afternoon at the Katoosa playground in Kyenjojo district. The well-attended game saw Burahya take an early lead in the first half, setting the stage for an intense battle. However, Mwenge South responded with determination, and Shafiq Mwesige's equalizer ensured the teams went into the halftime break level at 1-1. The second half was a display of tactical prowess and grit from both sides, but it was Mwenge South who eventually found the breakthrough. In the 84th minute, Razak Musinguzi netted the decisive goal, securing a 2-1 victory for the hosts and sending the home fans into a frenzy. Burahya County team manager Murungi Musob...
MTN Uganda and Tooro Kingdom Join Forces for the 3rdEdition of the Tooro Kingdom MTN Amasaza Cup

MTN Uganda and Tooro Kingdom Join Forces for the 3rdEdition of the Tooro Kingdom MTN Amasaza Cup

Breaking News, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Rwanda, TECH, Technology
Fort Portal, Uganda. - MTN Uganda, in continuedpartnership with Tooro Kingdom, proudly announces the launch of the highly anticipated3rd edition of the Tooro Kingdom MTN Amasaza Cup. Building upon the success of previous years, this tournament aims to promote healthy living, sports development, and raise awareness about HIV/AIDS within the Tooro region. The Masaza Football and Bicycle Racing Tournament, organized by Tooro Kingdom, stands as a testament to the power of unity and community engagement. With MTN Uganda's commitment to empowering communities and fostering positive change, this collaboration reflects a shared vision of building a healthier and more vibrant society. Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Steven Kiyingi, speaking on behalf of Tooro Kingdom, expressed gratitude towards MTN Ug...
MTN Uganda| CEO’s congratulatory article for UCC@25

MTN Uganda| CEO’s congratulatory article for UCC@25

Breaking News, Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, TECH, What's Hot
MTN Uganda congratulates UCC on its silver jubilee. Sylvia Mulinge, CEO of MTN Uganda spoke to our journalist about the significance of the Uganda Communications Commission’s 25-year celebrations. UCC regulates the communications sector, which includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communication, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure. Below are excerpts of the conversation; Q: What message would you like to convey to George William Nyombi Thembo on his appointment as the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and to UCC as they celebrate 25 years? A: We extend our heartfelt congratulations to George William Nyombi Thembo and the entire team at the Uganda Communications Commission on their 25th anniversary. Their dedication and ...
Huawei and Global Sustainability Stakeholders Discuss How to Thrive with Green ICT

Huawei and Global Sustainability Stakeholders Discuss How to Thrive with Green ICT

Breaking News, Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, TECH, What's Hot
Huawei held the Green Development Summit, themed "Thrive with Green ICT", during MWC Barcelona 2024. At the summit, guests from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), MTN Group, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Kenya's ICT Authority, and Indonesia's Bandung Institute of Technology discussed how digital technology can be used to promote green development and enable an inclusive and sustainable digital world. Jeffrey Zhou, President of ICT Marketing at Huawei, noted in his speech that digital technology has become a key enabler for global sustainable development. He stressed that Huawei would continually work on technological innovation alongside global partners to enhance digital inclusion, promo...
MTN and Huawei Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Joint Innovation Tech Lab to Boost Digital Transformation in Africa

MTN and Huawei Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Joint Innovation Tech Lab to Boost Digital Transformation in Africa

Breaking News, Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, TECH, Technology, What's Hot
MTN Group and Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a Joint Innovation Technology Lab, aiming to deepen cooperation in technological innovation. The signing ceremony, which held at MWC Barcelona, Spain was attended by senior delegations from MTN and Huawei. This strategic partnership will see the creation of an Innovation Technology Lab at MTN Group's headquarters in South Africa. The lab will serve as a neutral platform for collaboration within the Africa's digital ecosystem, accelerating the development, deployment and adoption of innovative digital solutions driven across the continent. Together, the two companies will leverage this initiative to focus their research and development efforts on key areas such as 5G and beyond, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data analytics...
Huawei Cloud: Infrastructure of Choice for AI with 10 Systematic Innovations Unveiled in MWC Barcelona 2024

Huawei Cloud: Infrastructure of Choice for AI with 10 Systematic Innovations Unveiled in MWC Barcelona 2024

Breaking News, Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, TECH, Technology, What's Hot
This year's Huawei Cloud Summit demonstrates how Huawei Cloud is the infrastructure of choice for AI applications. With the theme of "Accelerate Intelligence with Everything as a Service", the 500-strong event brought together executives and experts from diverse industries, such as carrier, finance, and Internet. Huawei Cloud presented 10 AI-oriented innovations and extensive industry expertise of Pangu models. The objective is an AI-ready infrastructure tailored to each industry for a faster journey towards intelligence. Jim Lu, President of the European Region and Senior Vice President of Huawei, stated in his speech that, "Intelligence will open up new opportunities for Europe in the next decade. We hope to use ICT to help global customers and partners unlock the full potential of inte...
MTN Uganda Launches ‘API as a Service’ to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Enterprises

MTN Uganda Launches ‘API as a Service’ to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Enterprises

Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Rwanda, TECH
MTN Uganda has announced the launch of its new MTN 'API as a Service', a solution that provides third parties access to its proprietary software platform. This new service enables businesses to create innovative services that will accelerate digital transformation and innovation. With the launch of the API service, MTN Uganda positions itself as a digital transformation enabler and partner for businesses in both local and international markets, in line with MTN's Ambition 2025. “The commercialization of MTN APIs, will provide developers with access to MTN's software platform, allowing them to create new innovations and better ways to satisfy customers faster,” the Chief Marketing Officer, Somdev Sen said at the launch. He emphasized that the service presents a significant opportunity for ...
Fortebet rewards it’s customers.

Fortebet rewards it’s customers.

Business, Education, FEATURED, GOSSIP, Latest News, NEWS, Politics, Rwanda, SPORTS, TECH
Fortebet in collaboration with NBS Sport TV, hosts the most popular Lunchtime sports show in various Fortebet branches across the country. The show starts every Thursday between 1:30 pm - 2:00pm where the host will interview Fortebet’s staff and their clients. The clients will be able to mingle with their favorite presenters and also get to win fabulous prizes. All are welcome to be part of the show! The previous show was held at Owino Main branch whereby Fortebet’s clients got a rare opportunity to participate in the sports show. Fortebet dished out goodies like cool mobile phones, sports jerseys, T-shirts, pens, wristbands and many more. The Bodaboda riders who were present got reflector jackets to help in road safety. On this coming Thursday, NBS Sport TV and Fortebet team will be a...
“Huawei’s Seeds for the Future can be used to beef up Uganda’s investment in technology”, says Minister Babalanda

“Huawei’s Seeds for the Future can be used to beef up Uganda’s investment in technology”, says Minister Babalanda

Business, FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Politics, TECH
The Minister for Presidency, Hon. Babirye Milly Babalanda has commended Huawei for skilling Ugandans through different ICT programs like Seeds for the Future Hon. Babalanda made the remarks during the launch of the 2022 Huawei Uganda Seeds for the Future Program on Friday. The program kicks off today online. "In a special way, I would like to commend Huawei for living what they preach as one of the top ICT companies. That even with COVID-19, their business and program has continued online, such are fruits of ICT. I continue to thank the job well done by Ministry of ICT, Ministry of Education and universities for coordinating and seeing to it that our students benefit from such wonderful opportunities," said the Minister who was the Guest of Honor at the event. She also revealed that the ...
ERA On Mission ”safety first” To Train, Certify Qualified Electricians

ERA On Mission ”safety first” To Train, Certify Qualified Electricians

Business, Education, FEATURED, Health, Latest News, Oil & Gas, Politics, Rwanda, TECH
Properties worth billions of shillings and lives have over the years been lost in Uganda as a result of illegal or poorly done electrical installations done by unqualified electricians. As one of the solutions to this problem, the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) launched a campaign to train and grant certification only to qualified electricians, in a bid to save lives and property. To achieve this goal, the Authority recently established an Installation Permits Committee Coordination Centre, aimed at strengthening the supervision of licensed companies and extend services to consumers. Besides ensuring that only certified electricians are employed in the sector, this Centre will also be the main interface between the Installations Permit Committee (IPC), the installation wire perso...