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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...
Stanbic Bank Uganda late last month on Good Friday, launched a new cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The official launch event that was held at Monot hangout bar in Bugolobi, Kampala was graced by...

PC Tech Magazine's Facebook Group celebrated 200 members with an interview with Martin Gicheru, who was the 200th member of the group. Albert Mucunguzi conducted an email interview, and below are Gicheru's answers.


Martin GicheruWho is Martin Gicheru?

Martin Gicheru is a web developer with Infoken Solutions, and a blogger at Techweez.com. I have grown a passion for developing using CMSes like Wordpress, Joomla, Magento and Drupal. At Techweez, which I started, I cover mobile reviews, tech events and sometimes take time to research the tech industry and write opinion analysis. A few months ago I was employed as IT admin in a Real Estate firm in Nairobi, decided to get dynamic, now I have full hands.

Thoughtworks will be holding it's Second Annual Agile Africa Conference this Month on 11th and 12th in South Africa and like some of you, I will not be able to attend this event but I got the second best thing. I was privileged to have a chat with the...
Gerald Begumisa is the Managing Director of Yo-Uganda Limited. Whereas you may not have heard of them, you most certainly have used their products without knowing that you were. Yo! Payments gateway is used by many financial services providers and is the main focus of Gerald's company. We caught up with...
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...
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...
Back in February, Nokia announced the launch its Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) as a service to help businesses better track and manage their large-scale IoT deployments. WING will be able to manage a broad range of IoT applications and devices, including connected cars and connected cargo, such as freight...
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...
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...