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.

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...
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...
We are starting this week off with an interview with the Microsoft Country Manager for East and Southern Africa, Mr Eric Odipo who talked to us about Office 365 and some of the strategies to make it succeed in Sub Saharan Africa. I usually start off my interview with a...
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...
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...
Pope Francis recently launched Scholas, a tool that will help students to collaborate among-st themselves via the internet. While Launching this initiative, Pope Francis was joined by some of the students in schools already using the Scholas platform and these students engaged the Pope  to a question and answer session...
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...
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...
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...
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 &...