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“The government of Uganda doesn’t appreciate and recognize our innovations yet outside countries do. That is one of the biggest problems young innovators here are faced with,” Arnold Mugisha complained when we met at Innovation Village in Ntinda, Kampala. Mugisha, 18, a form five student at Uganda Martyrs Secondary School...
Dickson Mushabe the founder of Hostalite is not sorry for his mistakes. In fact he even wrote a book about how he’s not sorry and it’s been selling like hot cake! You need to read the book “I’m not sorry for my mistaeks” to understand why he’s taking such...
Edward Snowden, A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA was revealed by the Guardian as the whistle blower of the U.S. government’s secret surveillance programs This has put him at risk of being prosecuted by the US Government. Below is an interview he had...
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 cry system. PC Tech Magazine's Joshua Twinamasiko and Emmanuel Onyango caught up with Paul Bwiso, the CEO of...
Let us behind the curtain, tell us about yourself. The real you, not the Instagram filtered you! Okay, no filters; I am Stella Nassali Mudoola, a Project Manager by profession. I am a Co-founder Zimba Group Ltd and Owner of a branding company called X-ERA Limited… A Facebook and WhatsApp...
Government of Rwanda through a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University is paying 50% tuition for all East African students that are admitted at the University. Guild President calls upon Uganda - and other East African countries - to support the initiatives by paying the other 50% so as...
Pope Francis recently launched Scholas, a tool that will help students to collaborate among-st themselves via the internet. While Launching this initiative, Pope Francis was joined by some of the students in schools already using the Scholas platform and these students engaged the Pope  to a question and answer session...
With the MTN App Challenge now completed and winners preparing to launch their solutions into the market, PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi, whose app Yoza was the overall winner had a chat with the Kaymu Uganda's Country Manager, Justin Christianson, who was a mentor at the MTN App Challenge. Christianson shared his...
If You were a Music Legend who would you be and why? I would love to be Asa - Bukola Elemide (Disclaimer: I do not know anything about her personal life.).  She’s musically sophisticated, a creator, an African and creates beautiful music with an African touch. So in another life,...
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...