Behind the Nows app are CEO Precila Birungi and CTO Mahmoud El-Set, also the creator of the successful Dalle Valle app. Birungi, a 25-year-old single mother, came up with the idea for the app when her own mother expressed regret about the delay and limited spectrum of news from their homeland of Uganda. “When we look at humans today, we all have a relationship to somewhere other than where we live, and that brings about a desire to be even more connected to the world,” explains Birungi. “Our vision is to change the way people experience news by enabling everyone to record live content on Nows.