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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 […]

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 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, […]

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. […]