Today 31st May 2013, Airtel and Warid introduced new affordable tariffs for sending money across all networks, synchronizing Airtel Money and Warid Pesa offerings while enhancing the mobile money ecosystem to include accessing bank accounts for Equity and Standard Chartered Bank Customers as well as payment of street parking...
Taiwan’s government has just made it easier for tourists by extending free Wi-Fi services for travelers island-wide. This follows after the government in 2011 launched free public Wi-Fi in Taipei. In a press release  today, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau said the government has set up about 4,400 “iTaiwan” Wi-Fi hotspots at major...
Samsung's Uganda distributor, Transtel announced last week that the latest of Samsung's popular Galaxy S series, Galaxy SIV will be selling in Uganda in the coming weeks, and has set the retail price at UGX 1,999,000 (UPDATE: The retail price will be UGX 2,300,000 but Transtel is offering the...
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,...
Gemalto, one of the world leaders in digital security and Orange Business Services, a global communications solutions operator and integrator have today announced the integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet Authentication Service with Business VPN Galerie, the Orange Business Services secured cloud hub. Orange Business Services customers benefit from Gemalto’s solution through...
Indiabizforsale.com, a platform for selling small and medium sized businesses, is seeing a spate of listings from small startups that wish to divest a part of their business or cash out entirely as entrepreneurs hope to see some return from the code, application or platform they have built even...
Nation Media management has announced that it will selling free-to-air set-top boxes in three weeks time. The set-top boxes procured by the African Digital Network consortium of Nation Media Group, Standard Group and Royal Media will retail at Shs111,000 with no monthly charges, according to the Monitor. Nation Media Group chairman Wilfred Kiboro...
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...
Bank of Uganda has awarded a license to Metropol Corporation to operate a credit reference bureau. Metropol is a Kenyan firm established in 1996 as a business information and credit management company. Metropol and Global Credit Rating (GCR) partnered in 2006 to provide credit rating services that enable corporates to...
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, is offering special packages to Dubai starting as low as USD 625 per person inclusive of ticket, 3 days accommodation and hotel transfers. ‘Hello Dubai’ allows a traveler to explore this multi-faceted tourist destination which has something to offer every type of...