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A few years ago, the Boda Boda (motorcycle) industry was seen as a men-only business. Women would only be customers seeking for Boda Boda services. But this is fast changing. Even though the Boda Boda Industry is still dominated by men, more women have in the last 3 years joined as riders/drivers and mechanics. To […]

In a joint commitment, development partners and the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) have vowed to collaborate in supporting the development of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) into large enterprises. This pledge was announced last week during a Private Sector-led development forum organized by Swisscontact, a development partner celebrating its twenty-five years in Uganda. […]

The 2023 Digital Impact Awards Africa celebrated pioneering achievements and innovations in the digital sphere, honouring exceptional organizations and individuals who have showcased significant strides in advancing financial inclusion in Africa. MTN Uganda & MTN MoMo took home the biggest award after being crowned as the Digital Brand of the Decade for their remarkable impact […]

During the 2023 Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit, industry stakeholders noted the need for improved infrastructure to improve business operations and counter the surging instances of fraud. Held at Kampala Serena Hotel, the 2023 Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit was organized by HiPipo in partnership with Level One Project, Mojaloop Foundation, INFITX, Cyberplc Academy, Ideation […]

In a monumental leap towards digitizing Uganda’s transport sector, KaCyber Technologies has unveiled the KaCyber Go Card, the country’s inaugural contactless transport card. Commuters can now bid farewell to cash transactions in buses, embracing a futuristic, convenient, and efficient payment method. Launched during the National Science Week, the KaCyber Go Card revolutionizes how Ugandans pay […]

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the Mastercard Foundation have¬†facilitated the creation of over 5,000 dignified jobs for Uganda’s youth through Newman Foods Limited. Speaking during a tour of the facility in Konge Central, Nakawuka, Nasser Segujja, founder and CEO at Newman Foods said the support from PSFU helped the company to gain immense trust […]

The 2023 Digital Impact Awards Africa nominees have been revealed by HiPipo. The nominations, released after a rigorous vetting process, mark the commencement of the public voting phase which will continue until November 17th. The Digital Impact Awards Africa, now in its 10th year, recognizes and celebrates digital excellence across Africa while promoting digital inclusion, […]

The 12th edition of the prestigious HiPipo Music Awards (HMA) has recently announced its nominees for 2023, and the excitement is palpable! Celebrating musical excellence across Africa, the awards are set to take place at the Kampala Serena Hotel on November 17th. The nominations feature a diverse array of talent across thirteen categories, showcasing the […]

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has released a study that evaluates Private Sector Investment and Youth Work Opportunities in refugee settlements and host communities. During the report launch held at the Kampala Serena Hotel, Ms. Sarah Kagingo, the Vice Chairperson at PSFU, said that the study was conducted in refugee settlement areas including Bidibidi, […]

The HiPipo Music Awards are back for their twelfth edition, and it’s time for music enthusiasts and fans across Africa to get involved. Nominations for the 2023 HiPipo Music Awards are officially open, marking the beginning of a vibrant celebration of musical excellence. Set to take place on Friday, November 17th, at Kampala Serena Hotel, […]