The MTN Open API Challenge 2019

Applications to the long-awaited MTN Open API Challenge are now open to interested applicants living in Uganda. MTN Uganda recently became the first telecom company in Uganda and in the MTN Group to grant access to third-party access to its Mobile Money Access Programming Interface (API). An Open API platform enables developers and programmers to

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The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2019

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), in partnership with the Innovation Village, Mukwano (AK Oils and Fats Ltd), National Union of Agribusinesses and Farm Entreprises (NUCAFE) Welthungerhilfe and MTN Uganda are officially launching the Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2018. The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture is seeking innovators with a passion for developing sustainable

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The National ICT Initiatives Support Programme 2019

The Government of Uganda recently designed the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) to facilitate the creation of an ICT Innovation ecosystem and marketplace for Ugandan innovative digital products. National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) The National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) will tackle bottlenecks to creating a digital ecosystem by promoting the development and

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The Response Innovation Lab Program 2019

The Response Innovation Lab Uganda is launching a call for ideas that have the potential to make a lasting difference in the lives of the targeted communities. Response Innovation Lab The Response Innovation Lab is a global, multi-actor, a cross-sectoral initiative focused on supporting innovation in the delivery of emergency and recovery assistance. In Uganda,

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The Technovation Challenge 2019 (For Girls in Tech Worldwide)

Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Technovation Challenge Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Nearly 20,000 girls around the world registered to participate in

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The Huawei ICT Competition 2018/19 (For African Students)

Huawei would like to invite colleges and universities in the Southern Africa region to participate in the Huawei ICT Competition Southern Africa 2018-2019. Huawei ICT Academy (Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy, HAINA) is a partnership between Huawei and Academies around the world. Through this partnership, Academy delivers Huawei ICT technologies training, encourages students to get

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AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2018 (For Mobile and Tech Startups )

Entries are now open for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, showcasing the continents most innovative ventures in Cape Town. AppsAfrica Innovation Awards The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, showcasing the continents best innovations in 14 categories. The

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The Kampala Innovation Week 2018

The Kampala Innovation Week is an annual event set to bring together all the various key players from different sectors to celebrate re-focus and energize the innovation efforts in Uganda and across the region. It seeks to bring innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and corporates from all around the region to gather in Kampala, get inspired, learn, share

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