2016 perhaps saw the biggest jump in Mobile Money use cases ever since the service started gaining popularity in the region. Mobile Money became a backbone for other innovative financial products like insurance cover, interest-bearing savings accounts for non-banked customers, instant personal and small-business micro-loans. MTN Uganda pioneered the mobile micro loans...
SELECT ALL. MOVE TO NEW FOLDER. That was my cheat move on January 1, 2017 after I failed to implement my regular annual actions within my email boxes. See, unlike most people I know I have spent a number of years channeling the bulk of my work to my email...
THIS excitement we feel whenever a year is ending and another is starting is fuelled by talk of resolutions and promises of change - all of which sadly burns out within weeks, in most cases. But that quick burnout is getting harder and harder these days because of the way...
As the party season kicks off, we are faced with the perennial challenge: how are we going to get home once the celebrations are over? Although it is much easier to be responsible, many people still drive under the influence. Uber has covered the basics of getting around over the festive...
We all have a WhatsApp status that says something about us or what we are going through (except for our parents and cool grandparents - they still have the default "Hey there! I am using WhatsApp."). With users coming from every corner of the world - even the most remote...
Did you know that cloud storage is considered to be one of the best investments that small businesses can make? Disasters can and will strike. Devices can and do get lost and or stolen. You never know when there will be a situation in which you will need information...
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...
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...
Mobile Money has been around for quite sometime now - enabling individuals to transfer money and pay bills all over Uganda. Mobile money transfer has morphed quickly into mobile payments and mobile banking products. The latest addition to the Mobile Money use case being the ability to save in small amounts...
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...