Here are the top tech stories from this week

The top tech stories from this week feature a partnership between KCB Bank and Airtel Uganda, changes in how students can access Makair at Makerere University, Chipper Cash reaches unicorn status after closing a $100 million deal and much more.

How to sign into Makerere’s WiFi with student email and password

Citing the danger of online security being at risk, the Minister came to the conclusion that the method of accessing MAKAIR needs to change. The passphrase/key that was formerly used to access the free WiFi has been phased out since it is believed that the use of this passphrase/key was not proper as it was easily shareable.

How to activate a Mak webmail account for MUK students

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Students are now required to have email addresses to get access to services like the Makerere University E-learning Platform(MUELE), it will with time allow a student to access WiFi(commonly known as Mak-AIR) with their email address and passwords. In this article, we shall cover the process that Makerere students can follow on how to create a Mak webmail account.

KCB Bank Uganda and Airtel Uganda team up to launch new savings product

Manoj Murali, the Managing Director of Airtel Uganda

The newly unveiled digital products by the KCB Bank Uganda and Airtel Uganda partnership include Instant Unsecured Mobile Loans, Regular Savings and Fixed Deposit Savings Accounts that enables customers to borrow mobile loans for as low as shs300 and earn interest on savings for as high as 9%.

Apply for an IT opportunity from RENU and StartUp Uganda

RENU has a graduate trainee program for fresh graduates and StartUp Uganda has an opportunity for startups.

More top tech stories from this week

Airtel chillax bundles vs MTN Freedom bundles

StartUp Uganda launches web portal for entrepreneurs to foster economic growth

Chipper Cash closes $100 million deal to achieve unicorn status

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MTN Uganda awarded brand most admired for being helpful during the pandemic

MTN Uganda

Uganda secures $200 million from the World Bank to drive digital transformation

CODE is promoting equality through the Digital Equality Awards 2021

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