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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.

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...
Battery life is one of the most important things to consider when buying a new smartphone. Samuel Cris Ayo, Devices Service Manager, Huawei Uganda insists that how you use your smartphone greatly determines its battery life. Big, bright screens, 3G/4G,GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth modes enabled makes your battery run...
Steven Kirenga is the Enterprise Marketing Manager of MTN Uganda, a tech enthusiast and local developer supporter. PC Tech Magazine's Jeddy Genrwot caught up with him to understand MTN's 4G journey so far.  In July last year, MTN Uganda launched the first countrywide 4G network coverage in the country, a result of more...
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...
I’ve known Clinic Master’s Wilson Kutegeka since 2010 when I heard him being referred to as MVP. Before that I always associated MVP with Basketball, and sports generally, but this guy didn’t look like a big time baller! I discovered he was Microsoft MVP – Most Valuable Professional! Fast forward to...
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...
Richard Zulu the founder of Outbox Hub is a tech specialist with 6 years of experience building and managing the developer and startup ecosystem, and counts a Google student Ambassadorship among his accolades. Outbox, founded in 2012 provides co-working space, mentorship and training programs for start-up ventures and tech enthusiasts....
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...
Mark Sue, New York-based Stocks Analyst was quoted recently saying, “Samsung is growing faster than the market.” He aserted that smartphone penetration is now maturing to a replacement cycle in the developed markets, while growth in emerging markets is expected to be driven by demand for low-end/mid-tier smartphones. But...