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.

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...
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...
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...
Ahead of the Activate Johannesburg Summit 2014, Bitange Ndemo, honorary chair of Alliance for Affordable Internet, spoke about the impact of the internet on Africa in its first 25 years and what future challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the web. He was speaking to South Africa's Mail &...
Rapper Kanye West has revealed in an extensive Q&A that he's going to be the next Steve Jobs and run a billion-dollar company. He made this revelation to Jon Caramanica of The New York Times Here's how Kanye phrased his ambitions: I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what...
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...
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,...
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...
Last month, Huawei appointed Radoslaw Kedzia as Uganda's new CEO. He, this week, spoke to PC Tech about his ambitions in his latest latest role at company. How comfortable are you with the position of the company you’ve just inherited? Do you feel Huawei is, relative to competition, in a...
This week MTN's Christopher Ssali spoke to PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi about MTN Mobile Money. Here are the excerpts. Q: Last Week I wrote about how There is Not a lot of Innovation around Mobile Money and how we are not seeing Mobile Money in the startup Area, And where we...