Interviews

Interviews

Up-close and personal with the people that are making things happen in the Tech world. We've talked to Executives from all sizes of companies; from SMEs all the way to large corporations like MTN and Microsoft.

Interview: Mike Rosenberg, founder of Aleutia Computers

Aleutia Computers Ltd is a privately owned computer manufacturer based in London, United Kingdom. Their product range consists of low-power desktop and server computers. Their computers have been purchased by several African...
Patrick Kadama (R), Service Delivery Partner and James Walusimbi, (L) IBP Systems Integrator

Interview: Patrick Kadama on equipping the next generation of Innovators

Patrick Kadama is the Service Delivery Partner at Mawazo Innovation Hub - a new tech and entrepreneurship incubator in Kampala. Mawazo is an initiative from NFT Consult in close proximity with...

Interview: Africa 118 CEO Shares Lessons For Running A Successful Startup

Last Month, Africa 118 launched  InfoMoby a business Directory for local business in Uganda. I had a chat with the CEO Mr. Ezana Raswork about why and how he started Africa 118...
Mr. Paul Bwiso, CEO of Uganda Securities Exhange at the official launch of the Automated Trading System

Interview with Uganda Securities Exchange CEO, Paul Bwiso

On 1st September, 2015, the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) officially launched the Automated Trading System that had been in place since July 22nd 2015, putting an end to the old-fashioned open...

Interview with MTN Uganda’s CEO Mazen Mroue

MTN Uganda's CEO spoke to PC Tech Magazine about his job and plans the company has for the short-term future. This interview was first published in Issue 24 (Print).  Q: What is...

5 Ways to Make Your Next Entertainment Booking Efficient and Effective with Fezah

Described as the “the simplest way to book a musician, band or DJ for your event”, Fezah is natively an Android app but also available as a desktop web version. You...

10 Questions: Interview with singer, Maurice Kirya

Maurice KiryaInfluenced by the beauty and unique spirit of his home, Uganda, Maurice Kirya’s music is an uncommon blend of soul, Afro, and R&B which he prefers to call ‘Mwooyo’ which means ‘soul.’ At an early age, Maurice’s mother would gather all of her children around the fire and teach them how to sing. Maurice started singing professionally at age 15, recording with popular Ugandan gospel, rap, and jazz artists Maurice has performed throughout Africa, and was the 2007 best R&B artist winner of the Pearl of African Music Awards in Uganda. Interview by Evelyn Namara

Thoughtwork’s Jackie Mutua Talks Ruby, Astrophysics And The Joy Of Programming

I recently caught up with Thoughtworker Jackline Mutua after her talk at RubyFuza. In this interview she tells me about this talk, her passion for Astrophysics and reducing the gender gap...
Hon. Maj. (Rtd) Dr Jessica Alupo Rose Epel (MP) Minister of Education, Science, Technology & Sports at the Innovation Africa Summit last year. Photo Credit: The Brain Network

Ministry of Education Comments on Innovation Africa Summit & ICT Education

Uganda’s Assistant Commissioner of the Communications and Information Management Unit from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Mr. Patrick Muinda, answered a few questions about the upcoming Innovation Africa...

Interview: Lyndsay Handler, MTN Innovation Awards’ Outstanding Woman in Innovation

Lyndsay Handler, the Managing Director at Fenix International was recognized at the inaugural MTN Innovation Awards as the “Outstanding Woman in Innovation”.  Lyndsay has won other awards and been recognized for her...
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