Here are some of the stories that made the rounds in the African Tech space today:

MTN Uganda Sanctioned For by UCC
MTN Uganda has been slammed a Shs 5 billion fine by the Uganda Communications Commission for sending unsolicited SMSes through certain shortcodes to subscribers.

Uber Introduces Surge Pricing In Lagos
Uber has revealed that surge pricing has began in Lagos and it is expected that it will help keep Uber drivers on the road.

Rwanda, Nigeria and Morocco Top Internet Affordability Index Among Developing Nations
A report by the Alliance for Affordable for Internet has ranked developing and emerging economies of world in terms of internet connectivity and affordability.

Kenyan Government Introduces National Accelerator Program
The Kenyan government has launched an accelerator program, Enterprise Kenya, for Startups within the country.

Safaricom Introduces Fund Tracking Solution, M-PESA SurePay
Safaricom has introduced a fund tracking solution, M-PESA SurePay, for public benefit organizations in other to monitor the expenditure of disbursed funds.

Spicenet Expands Service Portfolio
The Tanzania based internet provider, Spicenet, has announced its collaboration with Flexiant in other to provide customers with Cloud service among other things.

Afribizz’s Accelerator Program Will Begin in July
Afribiz will begin its accelerator program for Startups, SMEs and Entrepreneurs in July and it will take place in select African countries.

TouchPH’s Website Launched
The Port Harcourt centric website, TouchPH, is said to give users access to information and services available in the city.

TrueDialer App Now Supports Dual Sim
Truecaller has upgraded its dialer, Truedialer, to support dual-sim Android devices.

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