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: HelloFood takes Ugandan food orders online

Ever been in a situation where you are very hungry but don't want to leave your home or your desk? Well there is this app or website, that apparently a lot of my friends have been telling me about called Hellofood. With Hellofood you can order your food and it will be delivered to you on time, that way you don't have to sit in traffic or wait at the restaurant.

Huawei Uganda CEO: “Our ideology is to make hardware irrelevant” [Q&A]

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...

Interview: Googler Elijah Kitaka Talks About Startup Launch

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...

Interview: Meet Done Deal, The Ugandan Groupon

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...

INTERVIEW: MTN Uganda’s Christopher Ssali on Mobile Money Products

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...

Interview: Microsoft Country Manager Talks About Office 365

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...

eGov Africa 2013 Special: Q&A with ZTE’s Wang Yi Wen

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...

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

Q&A: MTN Uganda’s CTO Rami Farah

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...

Spotlight: Google Program Manager Talks About Offline Developer Kits For Bandwidth Challenged Users

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...
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