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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.

Last month, Huawei appointed Radoslaw Kedzia as Uganda's new CEO. He, this week, spoke to PC Tech about his ambitions in his latest latest role at company. How comfortable are you with the position of the company you’ve just inherited? Do you feel Huawei is, relative to competition, in a...
Today I had a very exciting interview with the Founder of Done Deal which I consider to be the Ugandan Groupon, I stumbled upon this startup at a tech event in Kampala and due to it's unique offerings I thought it would be nice to have a chat with it's...
Google recently launched an initiative called Startup Launch which is aimed at helping startups succeed globally. I talked to Elijah Kitaka the Program Manager who runs entrepreneurship in Sub Saharan Africa at Google. Elijah talked to me about Startup Launch, his work at Google and his favorite book among...
This week MTN's Christopher Ssali spoke to PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi about MTN Mobile Money. Here are the excerpts. Q: Last Week I wrote about how There is Not a lot of Innovation around Mobile Money and how we are not seeing Mobile Money in the startup Area, And where we...
We are starting this week off with an interview with the Microsoft Country Manager for East and Southern Africa, Mr Eric Odipo who talked to us about Office 365 and some of the strategies to make it succeed in Sub Saharan Africa. I usually start off my interview with a...
Last week, Uganda hosted the 7th edition of E-Gov Africa 2013 at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Munyonyo, under the theme for this conference is  'e-Gov Policies, Practices and Innovation: The Road Ahead for Africa'. This eventwas organised by the Ministry of ICT and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), under the auspices of...
MTN Uganda has been rapidly upgrading their infrastructure and systems over the last few years. We caught up with the CTO, Rami Farah to get insights into his view of things at Uganda's largest telecoms operator. MTN has invested heavily in technology leading the pack over the years. What is...

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

This Week we are focusing on Tom Clement Oketch, a Software Quality Assurance Consultant at ThoughtWorks who I was fortunate enough to interview about his life, work and experience. Q:  Tell me about your morning routine? Usually, after snoozing about three of my four alarms at least twice each, I crawl out of...
Earlier this month Google announced that it was making developer content available offline. Today in the spotlight, we are talking to Chukwuemeka Afigbo a Google Program Manager in Developer Ecosystems about the Offline Developer Content that Google has provided to different Google Developer Groups (GDGs) across the Globe. Mr. Afigbo, if there was a movie...