BringCom Incorporated, a leading provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, announced that it has reached a tentative agreement to acquire Datanet.Com, LLC. Established in 1999, Datanet is a network service provider operating in Uganda and Kenya and offering corporate network connectivity as well as secure and reliable wholesale access...
Even though there are signs of stability in the economy, one never knows when the country may once again find itself in another recession. Couple that with the fact that most people are looking to leave their day jobs behind to do something they are truly passionate about, and...
Online marketplace; Kilimall Uganda, in yet a new campaign dubbed the 'Mobile Week' which is scheduled to take place from 24th to 30th April, 2017 will be giving its customers amazing offers (on) and promoting all its smartphones and its accessories, plus all new electronics. During the campaign, Kilimall Uganda...
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, and Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, have announced a new agreement that will introduce high performance Intelsat EpicNG satellite services into the Liquid Telecom network. As part of the new,...
According to reports by Telegraph, Global Financial firm; MasterCard will soon end the use of PINs at cash machines. This comes after the firm launched its next-generation biometric payment card in South Africa on Thursday, following successful trials with a local bank; Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays and Grocery retailer. Instead of requiring cardholders to enter their...
Stanbic Bank Uganda and the Mandela Group are making it easier and more convenient for customers to enjoy cashless purchases using their debit or credit cards at any Café Javas, City Oil, Savers or City Tyres outlets. The “Go Cashless” campaign kicks off today, with a 30-day promotion where customers...
Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies are scheduled for a meeting with investment bankers, investors and advisers to discuss accelerating new investment opportunities in digital communications and infrastructure. Telecom and tech companies are increasing investment across Africa as the rapidly improving digital infrastructure and services, and the take up...
For the sixth consecutive year Stanbic Bank Uganda has won the best 'Primary Dealer Award' beating off stiff competition from six other commercial banks. The accolade is given on an annual basis to the financial institution that has excelled in executing its primary dealer mandate and is the culmination of...
Germany-based global SME lending platform Bitbond and BitPesa have today announced that they are joining forces to improve access to financing for SMEs in Africa. Bitbond connects fixed-income investors with small business owners who need loans. To make global cross-border lending possible, the platform uses the bitcoin block-chain for payment...
Kopo Kopo, a Kenyan merchant acquisition, engagement and management startup has partnered payments company MasterCard to launch Masterpass QR in eleven markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Masterpass QR is a fast, convenient and secure payment solution for consumers and a reliable and instant acceptance offering for merchants. It doesn’t require cash,...