A study from January 2018 showed that 96 percent of businesses already use or plan to use cloud computing in the near future. This isn’t a big surprise considering that this technology has sparked a sort of revolution in the world of small and mid-sized businesses, providing them with the opportunities...
Wala, the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dala cryptocurrency, has announced that it is now live in Uganda and two other markets - South Africa and Zimbabwe; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution. Wala has...
Standard Chartered Bank has on Tuesday unveiled its first Digital Banking outlet located at Shell Ntinda in partnership with Vivo Energy. This launch also marked the fruition of a strategic alliance/partnership between the Bank and VIVO energy Uganda which will see the Bank set up a number of similar outlets...
Stanbic Bank Uganda in March launched their cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The official launch event that was held at Monot hangout bar in Bugolobi, Kampala graced by some of Uganda finest musicians that...
Financial services application; Ecobank app has processed 9 million transactions worth over USD$1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago across 33 African countries. The application earlier this month hit a milestone of 4 million users after the bank had revamped its app recording 3 million new users in...
MTN has announced a collaboration with Ecobank Group, enabling both companies to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent. MTN’s large subscriber base, comprehensive distribution, innovative digital products and drive for mobile financial services are being linked with Ecobank’s trail...
Kwesé TV and MTN Uganda yesterday announced a new partnership which will provide Kwesé TV and MTN subscribers with a simple and convenient way to pay and renew their subscriptions services using MTN Mobile Money. Speaking during the official launch of the partnership Kwesé TV Uganda Country Manager Herbert Mucunguzi...
PayPal and Safaricom announced a revolutionary collaboration that enables Kenyans to seamlessly move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts. The new service eliminates significant barriers that have hindered consumers and businesses in the country from taking full advantage of global eCommerce. “PayPal’s collaboration with M-PESA is part of the...
Stanbic Bank Uganda late last month on Good Friday, launched a new cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The official launch event that was held at Monot hangout bar in Bugolobi, Kampala was graced by...
The upgraded version of Ecobank’s revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million. The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer for African banking by using digital...