Home 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.

AfriGal Tech from Uganda recently took part in the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals in Seattle, Washington, USA held in August 2014 together with other young techies from across the world in a bid to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges using technology. Tell us your name, title...
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 work around East Africa. She’s very passionate about her work, I found out when I scheduled a meeting...
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...
It's December already and we kicking it off with an interview with the Chief Technology Officer of Thoughtworks Dr Rebecca Parsons who was kind enough to have a chat with me on her recent visit to Kampala. It is a rather long chat I should warn you but it...
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...
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...
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...
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 and a strategy every startup company should have at it’s heart even before launch. What are you doing right...
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 can use it to browse through a portfolio of entertainers and request them to perform at your occasion. The...

payQuirk, Africa’s digital marketing agency yesterday released its 4th edition eMarketing textbook.

ITNewsAfrica interviewed Rob Stokes, Quirk Group CEO to find out why the book is an essential guide for building Africa’s online media empire.