Nigeria's Mobile payment service, Paga is arguably the fastest growing mobile money service in Africa, growing much faster than M-Pesa, its counterpart in East African countries in their first year of commercial operations. The company’s CEO, Tayo Oviosu, told Techloy.com the service which officially launched its commercial and marketing operations in September 2011...
Congolese gadget manufacturer, VMK, has began selling Elikia, Africa’s first home-grown designed smartphone, in Congo, in what has garnered international attention. The increase of consumer purchase, and the need to close the technological gap in Africa has driven an influx of tech giants including RIM, Huawei, Techno, and Apple, into...
So it's that time of the year again. And Samsung Uganda will reward customers who buy Samsung phones over the period with the chance of winning fantastic Samsung products including 32 inch LCD TV’s , 3G phones Samsung Pocket phones and dual SIM phones. 21 Days Of Christmas will run...
As expected, Google announced Friday that it'll stop accepting new sign-ups for the Standard Edition of Google Apps. The move means SMEs now have to count the per-user costs of using Google's email service. According to Google's enterprise blog, the basic Google Apps package is being abandoned to streamline the...
MTN Business, a subsidiary of the MTN network, has launched a pilot project for its cloud bouquet of services that will provide a single point of contact for SMEs in Africa. MTN Cloud is targeted at SMEs in Africa to help reduce the cost of doing business by offering ICT solutions. MTN’s...
MTN Uganda partnered with KPMG, for the second time in October 2011 to sponsor this 12 months professional training. The training was aimed at providing Financial Literacy for the selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and is strategically aimed at improving and therefore growing the economy of our country...
Cybercrime is escalating faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, according to the Cyber Security Africa team, an organisation that looks at the dangers of the Web in Africa. Speaking on behalf of Sammy Kioko, the alliance manager at Cyber Security Africa, the Internet security firm’s operations manager...
Apple today announced the launch of the iTunes Store in Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and 52 additional countries featuring an incredible selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in Russia, Sezen Aksu...
Microsoft’s Partners in Learning Global Forum officially kicked off in the Czech Republic’s capital of Prague and is expected to attract over 650 educators, policy makers and learners from 86 different countries to identify and explore new ways in educating learners through technology. Anthony Salcito, Vice President for Worldwide education (image: Charlie Fripp)Microsoft is a...
The MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 successfully raised over UShs. 300 million to provide clean and safe water to Bududa The 9th successfully completed MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 which took place on Sunday, 25th November brought together participants from both Uganda and a number of neighbouring countries. This year’s marathon was special in...