The Ministry of ICT and Guidance held an award ceremony on Wednesday where it awarded the 45 winners under NIISP (National Initiatives ICT Support Program) Phase III with a UGX7.39 billion reward. The list of the start-ups that emerged victorious was released soon after.
The Google Project Loon is shutting down as announced by the Loon company CEO Alastair Westgarth who explained that there was no way to create costs low enough to have a long term project. The aim of this project was to increase internet access to areas that are inaccessible. The project will be shutting down in a few other countries in Africa too.
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