The anticipated Jumia mobile week kicked off today and is schedule to end April 21st. To excite customers, the campaign kicks off with a treasure hunt of an iPhone 7 priced at UGX1, 000 (roughly USD$0.27). During the launch of the campaign earlier this...
Airtel Uganda follows MTN Uganda’s footsteps and now charges its customers one rate across all networks. Similar to MTN’s recent announcement, effective 2nd April, calls are charged UGX4 per second and UGX180 per minute. Airtel points out that the rates won’t apply to postpaid...
Telecommunication Company, MTN Uganda announced its introductory of one rate across all networks for its customers. The telco in a press statement said its customers will be charged the same rate while calling a customer on a different network. Previously, it was different as...
Jumia Uganda has today announced its introduction of a one year insurance on its products. This has been achieved or made possible with their partnership with Liberty insurance. Customers who buy products through Jumia online can choose to select insurance that covers you for one year...
Ekkula Awards are Uganda's Tourism Awards that recognizes the individuals and brands “that love Uganda relentlessly and stand out in the tourism industry for their selfless service”. In its 4th running, the event was held at Sheraton Hotel, that saw moto-taxi hailing company, Safeboda...
MTN South Africa has today launched a new service dubbed MTN Chat that will allow its customers to buy airtime as well internet bundles through WhatsApp. According to reports by Forbes, Gareth Murphy, MTN South Africa's online channel GM, says the telco wants its...
Nigeria-based tech, logistics platform; Kobo360 — has announced it's expanding their operations to Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. The announcement comes after the company launched in Lome, Togo early this month. The move for expansion comes as Kobo360 seeks to build a global logistic...
In 2016, it was estimated that telecom companies in Uganda on annual basis were losing about USD$60 million (roughly UGX222.3 billion) due to illegal redirection of international calls traffic. The amount in part led to revenue from voice services to remain flat or grow sluggishly in 2015,...
To cut a long story short, if you’re a business that sells things, whether that’s a product or a service, you need to make sure you’re using sales funnels. In the business world, these are essential marketing and sales tools that guide potential users that are enjoying your content and transforming...
Africa must digitize its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063 according to the 2019 Economic Report on Africa released today at the Conference of Ministers.