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.

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...
BrainShare, the educational service with over 80,000 active users in more than three countries was the winner of the “Best Education Application” category at the MTN Innovation Awards last month. BrainShare was launched with the objective of connecting students to top content at reduced cost as well as empowering...
In the recent past there has been a lot of talk about innovation in Uganda, with several people asking tough questions, poking holes in strategies that many have come to believe as the truth, and discussions which have ended with more questions than answers. We have been talking to...
Aleutia Computers Ltd is a privately owned computer manufacturer based in London, United Kingdom. Their product range consists of low-power desktop and server computers. Their computers have been purchased by several African countries for their ICT in Education projects. Aletuia Computers is a Gold Partner at the 2015 Innovation Africa...
Uganda’s Assistant Commissioner of the Communications and Information Management Unit from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Mr. Patrick Muinda, answered a few questions about the upcoming Innovation Africa conference, to be hosted at Speke Resort in Munyonyo, Uganda from September 30 -  October 2. Q: The Innovation...
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...
Patrick Kadama is the Service Delivery Partner at Mawazo Innovation Hub - a new tech and entrepreneurship incubator in Kampala. Mawazo is an initiative from NFT Consult in close proximity with the country’s biggest university - Makerere University. I had a chat with him to find out what Mawazo has...
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...
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...
I recently caught up with Thoughtworker Jackline Mutua after her talk at RubyFuza. In this interview she tells me about this talk, her passion for Astrophysics and reducing the gender gap in technology. I hope she inspires you. Q: What Part of your work do you find exciting? Breaking stuff and...