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Kampala Shuts Down: Traders Protest New Tax System (EFRIS)

Kampala's downtown vibe was strangely quiet throughout this, resembling a Sunday rather than the usual busy weekdays. The cause? A trader sit-down strike protesting the newly implemented Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing System (EFRIS) by the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA).

Transforming Transportation with Artificial Intelligence: Ridelink’s Innovative Approach

In a world where connections are vastly growing, the logistics and shipping sector is essential to ensuring the efficient movement of commodities across borders of the world. Along with the expansion of global trade arise the issues that the industry faces.

The Rise of Ugandan Logistics: How DRC's Entry into the EAC Transforms Trade in 2024.

The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) recent inauguration into the East African Community (EAC) is a game-changer, and Uganda is positioned to benefit greatly. Key factors are driving this potential growth.

Uganda Celebrates Liberation Day: Reflecting on Progress and Future Hopes

Every year on January 26th, Uganda bursts into a vibrant celebration of National Liberation Day, also known as NRM Liberation Day. This day commemorates the overthrow of the Milton Obote government by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) led by Yoweri Museveni in 1986, marking the end of a five-year guerilla war and ushering in a new era for the nation.

Kampala Calling: The Non-Aligned Movement Takes Center Stage in Uganda

Kampala is ablaze with anticipation as it takes center stage this January for the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). From January 15th to 20th, this historic event convenes over 120 member states, collectively representing more than 60% of the global population and encompassing nearly two-thirds of the world's people, over 70% of its landmass, and 26% of its GDP. The summit, themed "Dignity and Self-Reliance for All," marks Uganda's inaugural hosting of the NAM summit, projected to infuse over $200 million into the nation's economy.

Urgent Warning and Strategic Guidance for Navigating the Heightened Security Threat in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Recent attacks on commercial vessels, including the near-miss incident involving Maersk Gibraltar on December 14th and the subsequent attack on another container vessel on December 15th, highlight the immediate and serious danger posed to seafarers and the global trade system. These have been fueled by the Houthi forces and they are attacking vessels using the Southern Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

Dry Port in Kampala.

On Friday 24 Nov, an article was published in the daily monitor titled “Kenya to engage Uganda on setting up a dry port in Kampala” this seemed exciting for the logistics industry and  all other economic players within Uganda because of the benefits a dry port comes with.

Ridelink in KIkubo

Kikuubo Business Hub, often dubbed the Wall Street of Kampala, is a vital economic artery for Uganda, housing 40,000 traders. Established in the 1970s, it has evolved from timber and salt to a diverse marketplace. Despite challenges, Ridelink's "Growing with You" campaign introduced the business-friendly app to traders, offering seamless transportation services. With Kikuubo contributing significantly to Kampala's GDP, such initiatives aim to bolster trade in this bustling hub.

Unlocking Uganda's Innovative Potential: Insights from National Science Week 2023

National Science Week 2023 (NSW23), themed #TUSIMBUDDE and organized by the Science Technology and Innovation Secretariat (STI), unfolded from November 6th to 11th, 2023, marking a pivotal moment for Uganda's scientific and technological landscape.

A Glimpse into the Future of Sustainable Mobility in Uganda.

Over the weekend, a remarkable event unfolded in the heart of Jinja, Uganda. Ridelink, in collaboration with an impressive consortium of Mobility EcoSystem Actors, hosted a groundbreaking visit to the Kiira Motors Corporation plant. The attendees included prominent companies such as KaCyberApp, Shell, ScintUG, TubayoTravel, and more. The journey to the plant was itself a testament to innovation, as they travelled in the remarkable Kayoola EVS bus, crafted by Kiira Motors - a shining beacon of electric mobility.

Empowering Uganda: ICT’s Crucial Role in Meeting their Basic Needs.

The National ICT Job Fair held on the 17th and 18th of October 2023, in partnership with Huawei Technologies Uganda and Nile Post, marked a significant milestone in addressing youth unemployment and paving the way for a brighter future in technology and innovation.

10 Proven Tips to Improve Fuel Efficiency for Truck Drivers and Owners

In the world of trucking, fuel efficiency is a crucial factor that can significantly impact the bottom line of both truck drivers and truck owners. With rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, it's more important than ever to find ways to improve fuel efficiency while driving your truck.


Navigating the roads of Uganda as a truck driver presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out on this thrilling journey, there are five essentials that every truck driver should keep in mind to ensure a safe and successful trip.

Private Sector CEO Retreat and Uganda's Economic Path Ahead

President Museveni led the closure of the 4th CEO Retreat by the Presidential CEO Forum at Jinja's Kiira Vehicle plant. The event united Industry Leaders and Officials to unleash Uganda's industrial sector potential.

Cross-Platform Development with Flutter: Unleashing the Power of Native-Like Apps

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, mobile app development has become a crucial aspect of businesses worldwide. The demand for applications that can seamlessly run on multiple platforms has led to the rise of cross-platform development frameworks. Among these, Flutter has emerged as a powerful contender, enabling developers to create high-quality, native-like apps for iOS, Android, web, and even desktop platforms.

How power BI is used to perform Data Analysis

Power BI, a Microsoft analytics tool, transforms data into visual insights. It helps businesses make data-driven decisions, monitor performance, and identify growth opportunities, leading to improved efficiency, productivity, and overall business growth.

State of logistics in Uganda

The logistics sector in Uganda is undergoing significant development, driven by increased trade and investment. Key challenges include limited infrastructure and high transportation costs. Efforts are being made to improve the sector.

Steps involved in achieving a successful shipping for you cargo

A quick guideline to a few steps one would go through to have their cargo delivered at their do step from the time they make an order to when it is delivered

Ridelink's New Logistics Management System Empowers Clients and Partners with Greater Control and Excellence.

With our vision in mind, the Ridelink Team  has developed a logistics management system that streamlines its operations and provides a better experience for all its clients and partners.


Ride Link, the trailblazing e-logistics company, is reshaping the African technology landscape with its groundbreaking RITA device. By pushing the boundaries of IoT and vehicle monitoring, this revolutionary invention is poised to transform logistics fore

The Sudan Conflict May Cost Uganda 1.5 Billion Dollars, a Leeway to Economic Loss

The ongoing conflict in Sudan has significantly impacted the country's infrastructure and economy. However, the impact of the conflict extends far beyond Sudan's borders, and neighbouring countries, including Uganda, may also feel its effects, particularl

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Logistics Partner

A matching logistics partner is vital because it is pivotal to ensuring that your customer receives their product safely. A good relationship with your logistics partner cuts costs improves supply chain efficiency, and enhances overall customer service.

Top Trending Technologies in the logistics industry 2023

The logistics industry is crucial for the growth of any economy, hence with its evolution the technology around and involved is also crucial