The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) today launched the “NSSF GO”, a blend of electronic service channels including a mobile app, through which the Fund’s 1.5 Million members can access their statements at their convenience. The NSSF GO channels enable the Fund’s members to keep track of their savings using...
Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) has introduced the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS)  to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of doing business. The $5.2m project which is supported by The government, World Bank and Trade Mark East Africa, a trade facilitation organization is expected to be ready for testing by the end of...
The introduction of barcode technology in the country is gradually bringing about business revolution particularly to the small and medium scale enterprises, an important backbone that could contribute significantly to economic growth by playing a key role in identifying bottlenecks and inefficiencies in the supply chain. The technology has proved...
DSTV Uganda has today announced price cuts to their subscription packages in an event they called #BusinessUnsual.  The Premium bouquet has been reduced to 287,250 from 334,000. While the Compact Plus was slashed to 190,700 from 225,000. The Compact packaged which was at 128,000 got reduced to 121,600 and the...
2015 was a busy year for sales technologies in terms of innovation. The sales stack is growing strong, and I added 40 new companies to my Inside Sales Landscape (see below). We also saw validation from the financial community and incumbents that the sales stack is real. InsideSales.com and Apptus...
Launched at the end of April, Mkito.com is Africa’s newest online music platform. Founder Sune Mushendwa spoke to about how the idea came about and his ambitions for the platform. The idea for Mkito.com matured over a number of years, says Mushendwa:”We needed a platform in Tanzania to distribute music...
Do you know that most free antivirus software solutions are not licensed for commercial use? The free antivirus software solutions include AVG, Avast! and Malwarebytes are licensed strictly for home computers. Malwarebytes' end-user license agreement (EULA) explains that the free version is limited to personal, noncommercial purposes, while AVG's EULA explicitly...
The search for the creator of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin — who goes by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto — has sent the media scampering all over the world, but according to two new reports, they should have just come to Sydney, Australia. According to Wired and Gizmodo, all signs point to...
Conventional methods of betting have been a thing in Uganda for a while ever since the introduction of sports betting in Uganda in the early 2000’s, and has spread across the region. It basically a client (user) walking into a gaming outlet, list the games they want to bet for,...
This month's traffic data indicates that PC Tech Maintained it's favourable positioning among top-ranked local websites in Uganda. Website traffic information provided by Alexa - a California - based subsidiary company of Amazon.com which provides commercial web traffic data - reveals a list of the Top 500 websites visited by internet users. Although this list is dominated by international websites,...