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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, […]

The picturesque setting of Speke Resort Munyono, Kampala, played host to the Uganda – South Africa Business Summit from September 5th to 6th, 2023. Mr. Humphrey Nzeyi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), delivered the welcome remarks to a distinguished gathering of business leaders and delegates from Uganda […]

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, has initiated the “Enhancing Lead Firm Structure (LFS) for Youth Employment” project. This groundbreaking project focuses on addressing the issues surrounding poor-quality Business Development Services (BDS) and the exorbitant costs associated with these services. It aims to promote the establishment of new, high-quality […]

A triumphant wave swept through the Mestil Hotel in Kampala as a trio of brilliant engineering students from Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) emerged victorious in the grand finale of the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon. The resounding announcement was made amidst an atmosphere of anticipation at the 2023 Women in FinTech Summit, […]

In an exhilarating climax, the curtains draw on the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon, leaving a trail of innovation, determination, and transforming ideas. As the sun sets on this transformative journey, anticipation takes centre stage, with the winners set to be unveiled on the grand stage of the Women in FinTech Summit. Day by day, […]

As the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon nears its culmination, Day 6 was marked by intensive learning and fine-tuning as the participants prepared to present their innovative solutions. Over the past week, more than 100 dedicated innovators have poured their talents into crafting impactful financial inclusion solutions, reflecting their commitment to transforming communities through technology. […]

The vibrant energy of innovation continues to radiate on Day 5 of the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon, as participants dive headfirst into the creation of their Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). With a determination to create transformative solutions, over 100 innovators are channelling their passion and skills to craft products that will drive financial inclusion […]

The momentum of transformation and innovation continues to build as Day 4 of the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon unfolds. Participants are seizing the opportunity to harness the power of Financial Technology for community impact with unwavering commitment and determination. The day commenced with a comprehensive exploration of Open Source Software and Mojaloop Security, led […]

As the sun rose on the third day of the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon, a sense of purpose and determination filled the atmosphere in Kampala. With participants hailing from both Uganda and Kenya, this event stands as a testament to the power of collaboration, diversity, and innovation in the world of Financial Technology. The […]

The 11th of August marked an invigorating day of progress and learning at the 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon. As the event entered its second day, participants immersed themselves in refining their Problem Statements and Business Cases, setting the stage for profound innovation and collaboration. The day commenced with a deep exploration of the Mobile […]