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Maurice KiryaInfluenced by the beauty and unique spirit of his home, Uganda, Maurice Kirya’s music is an uncommon blend of soul, Afro, and R&B which he prefers to call ‘Mwooyo’ which means ‘soul.’ At an early age, Maurice’s mother would gather all of her children around the fire and teach them how to sing. Maurice started singing professionally at age 15, recording with popular Ugandan gospel, rap, and jazz artists Maurice has performed throughout Africa, and was the 2007 best R&B artist winner of the Pearl of African Music Awards in Uganda. Interview by Evelyn Namara

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...

payQuirk, Africa’s digital marketing agency yesterday released its 4th edition eMarketing textbook.

ITNewsAfrica interviewed Rob Stokes, Quirk Group CEO to find out why the book is an essential guide for building Africa’s online media empire.

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...
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...
Lyndsay Handler, the Managing Director at Fenix International was recognized at the inaugural MTN Innovation Awards as the “Outstanding Woman in Innovation”.  Lyndsay has won other awards and been recognized for her work around East Africa. She’s very passionate about her work, I found out when I scheduled a meeting...
It's no news that Safeboda is the pioneer of the moto-taxi hailing industry in Uganda. Their innovation drove to the rise of competitors such as; UberBoda, Taxify Boda, Dial Jack, Taxido, among others. Inaugurated in 2014, the moto-taxi hailing company now has over 8000+ registered riders operating within areas of Kampala,...
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...
Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi (@amamambabazi on Twitter) is one of the few government officials in Uganda utilizing Twitter to engage with the people, and has close to 6000 followers, making him the most followed official in the current government. This interview was first published in PC Tech's print edition on September 2012,...
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...