TaxifyBoda is here! Earlier this week, we reported that ride-sharing firm; Uber is planning on launching moto-taxi demand service in Uganda following its success in Bangkok, Thailand and India that have a wide usage of Motorbikes. Same case here in Uganda, with over 10,000's of motobike-taxi we think it would be...
Lloyds Banking Group Plc. said on Sunday it would ban its credit card customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. ”Across Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax and MBNA, we do not accept credit card transactions involving the purchase of cryptocurrencies,” a company spokeswoman said in an email. Britain's biggest mortgage...
Finding ways to expand the reach that your business has is very important. Failing to keep up with the latest trends in the world of marketing will cause you to lose the competitive edge your business has. One of the biggest trends in the world of marketing these days...
South Africa’s strength in the financial services sector continues to be proven, as South Africa’s FSB (Financial Services Board) has added Stockpair.net to the blacklist as the binary options broker is domiciled in Belize and not protecting in South Africa, therefore breaking the rules. Stockpair.net isn’t a stranger to...
Kenyans will now be able to transfer funds across networks, this comes after three of the country’s mobile money platforms Safaricom’s M-Pesa, Telkom money, and Airtel money went into an agreement which aims to bring down the cost of money transactions. The pilot phase of the platform was launched...
Facebook-owned messaging firm; WhatsApp launched their standalone mobile app for businesses; dubbed WhatsApp Business. The standalone app aims at helping SMEs effectively communicate with their clients and customers. WhatsApp announced the plans to kick off its WhatsApp for Business initiative back in September last year and launched a pilot by partnering with...
According to reports by CIO kenya, on Friday 19th, January 2018 hackers have breached the National Bank of Kenya systems and managed to steal Ksh 29 million (approx. 1.025 billion UGX). In a statement, the Bank confirmed the incident stating that "indeed there was an attempt fraud in normal course of...
Reported last year by Reuters, WhatsApp was testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users. It was then reported, that the firm was introducing a standalone app dubbed "WhatsApp for Business" that was being tested by a handful of companies - including; KLM. Anticipated for a long...
Gambling of one form or another has existed for millennia, but it’s by no means equally well-established all over the globe. The betting and casino industry in Africa at the moment is a very interesting field as both businesses and players engage with a form of activity less familiar...
Jumia Uganda has today promised to refund twice the difference, if customers find most popular electronics being sold by a competitor at a cheaper price. Those that have time can take a trip around town, moving from shop to shop to compare prices with Jumia. The online marketplace has put...