70 percent of remote payments are currently going through MTN’s Mobile Money and the company is now Uganda’s leading financial services provider
According to some Facebookers, the king of social networks is beginning to provide “Suggested Topics” hashtags at the bottom of the box where you write out a Status update. From what we’ve seen in the provided screenshots, the teed-up topics given are all holidays so far. In similar fashion, Facebook...
Inter-Governmental organization, International Criminal Court (ICC) is launching a new social media campaign #JusticeMatters from 1st to 17th July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, including a Facebook photo contest. Participants are invited to submit their photos, to ask their networks to like and share them, and to challenge their friends to add a...
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...
Setting up a retail business today can be a daunting proposition for any entrepreneur. Chief among your concerns is finding a point of sale (POS) that meets your needs without breaking the bank. A point of sale is simply the exact time and place at which a buyer makes...
For most of us, when you walk into an electronics shop, you first look all around the shop at all the cool gadgets on display, then finally zoom into what you’re interested in for that time. For example when you walk into a phone shop in your favourite mall...
The “powers that be” decided last week that social media and mobile money services were a risk to public order and safety, so the telecoms turned them off on “orders from above”.  Personally I got the news at about 8:30 as I walked away from the polling station, weaving...
African countries have seen a rise in mobile penetration and this has been mostly Feature phones. In the recent past, there is a steady growth of the number of people coming online thanks to the raise of smartphones and as you read this 70000 people have gone online. There...
NDTV news reports, Wang Sicong, son of Wang Jialin, a Chinese businessman whose net worth is over $30 billion, purchased eight iPhone 7 smartphones for his dog, according to a post on the dog's account on Weibo. The iPhone 7 in China is priced between $959 to $1194 (roughly 3.3 million UGX to...
For a long time, the MacBook has been the best laptop on the market; its superior specs, modern design and retina display and to a small extent the mac OS played a big role in this kingship. Other PC makers like Acer, HP, Dell, Toshiba and Samsung for years...