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Covid-19 Crisis: ICT Ministry Transfers Shs 500m To Education Docket For Radio, Tv Programs

The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has transferred a total of 500 million Shillings to the Ministry of Education for the delivery of television and radio teaching and learning content during the ongoing lockdown. Sources from the Ministry of Education indicate that there has been a crisis of identifying funds for the proposed…

ICT Ministry Calls Innovators To Apply For Support With Solutions To Fight Coronavirus

The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance through its project dubbed National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) is calling innovators to submit proposals if they have digital solutions that can help support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. According to Vincent Waiswa Bagiire, the permanent secretary at the ministry, NIISP is looking for digital solutions…

M7 Commissions Namanve Mobile Phone Factory

Uganda’s first mobile phone and laptop assembly plant SIMI Mobile has been commissioned this afternoon in Namanve Industrial Park, Mukono district. The factory built by Chinese Electronics firm ENGO Holdings Limited was installed to produce 2,000 mobile phones, 1,500 Smart phones and 800 mini slim laptops daily when it starts operating at full capacity in…

Steady Progress! Min. Tumwebaze Inspects A Shs5B Work Progress At ICT Innovation Hub

By Aaron Asiimwe Kampala: The minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance Frank Kagyigyi Tumwebaze on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, conducted an inspection survey to the national ICT Innovation Hub in Nakawa Division, a Kampala suburb. The hub – according to the ICT and National Guidance Minister, Frank Tumwebaze, will serve as…