About a month ago, I became regular contributor to PC Tech Magazine – meaning that I would frequently write features for the magazine in return for a certain remuneration. Taking into account that PC Tech Magazine operates in Uganda and I currently reside in Germany, we were presented with two...
Believe it or not, your smartphone is literally of no use without internet connectivity. Millennials have become addicted to Snapchating, Instagraming, Facebooking and Tweeting (not in that order), while cloud storage has picked up popularity and more & more people have become inclined to use streaming apps like YouTube...
70 percent of remote payments are currently going through MTN’s Mobile Money and the company is now Uganda’s leading financial services provider
One of the major causes of business failure is poor money management and/or inadequate financing. In fact, according to the NYTimes poor accounting is one of the top 5 reasons small businesses go belly up. It’s easy to overlook something when you’re trying to keep track of expenses, send out...
Google has released its annual list of the top searches that the world has made on the leading search engine in 2015. We have taken a look at specifically the searches made in Uganda, and they are a reflection of what was on our minds this year. "Illuminati" features on...
Kilimall launched into the Ugandan market in May 2016 serving a retail customer base that continues to grow exponentially to offer products that span the widest variety in the country. PC Tech caught up with its country Managing Director, Wang Chengyang to discuss their 7 month journey in Uganda and what plans...
A couple of months ago we saw headlines in Uganda that combined President Yoweri Museveni and WhatsApp. It appeared awkward at first and a few politicians quickly upgraded their mobile phones and downloaded WhatsApp on realising that perhaps Museveni could one day become a WhatsApp Admin with a Group like...
It is no longer possible to disappear without trace. If you had the desire to never be found again, you would find it almost impossible to do so because technology has indeed put a tracker on every single one of us. You could have no debts, no ownership of transport...
Early this month the telecom regulator Uganda Communication Commission wrote to all telecom players to register all its subscribers or face consequences, including revoking licenses, fines or disconnection. The telecoms took this notice very seriously, and this month we’ve seen creativity and innovation come into play as each tries...
Yoza Tech today announced the launch of their award winning application, Yoza laundry service in Kampala. The laundry service app was the winner of MTN Uganda’s 1st ever MTN App Challenge back in June 2015. Yoza is a Luganda and Runyankore dialect which translates to ‘Wash’. From that time till now,...