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Hackers Break Into Telcos, Banks, Make Off With Billions

Unidentified hackers broke into the systems of Pegasus Technologies, a company that integrates mobile money transactions between telcos, banks, and…

2 months ago

Microsoft, AGRA Partner To Enhance Digital Offering In Agriculture

Microsoft has, together with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to…

2 months ago

Entrust DataCard Secures Identities For Regional CIO EA InsureTech Forum

Entrust DataCard has penned its sponsorship towards the forthcoming East Africa InsureTech Forum, curated by CIO East Africa. Now on…

3 months ago

Keith Hansen New Country Director, East Africa At World Bank

The World Bank has named Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September…

3 months ago

Mastercard Foundation Launches Young African Works Strategy

Mastercard Foundation has launched a strategy of Young Africa Works-Uganda, that defines work in the next decade. Young Africa Works-Uganda…

3 months ago

Mastercard Launches 10-Year Plan For 3M Ugandan Youth

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, setting a goal to allow over three million…

4 months ago

Celebrating Innovation In The Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing, having been mentioned as a key sector in the country's economic development, has proven to steer industrial growth and…

5 months ago

Kenya Whets Her Appetite For Chatbots To Enhance CX

Kenya has recently shown a real interest in chatbot technology evidenced by the fact that most organisations increasingly see it…

6 months ago

Uber Africa Launches New Payment With Flutterwave Technology

In a recent announcement by Uber, the ride-hailing company has informed its clientele' of the introduction of Uber Cash to the…

6 months ago

MoH Uganda Launches A Traceability App For Covid-19 Patients

The Ministry of Health in Uganda recently launched a mobile app to alert coronavirus surveillance officials of any new infections…

6 months ago

Avaya, Airtel Uganda Enter A Partnership To Enhance Working and Learning From Home

Following the Government of Uganda's decision to limit access to offices, schools and universities, Airtel Uganda 's leading provider of…

7 months ago

Ugandan NGO Converts Facility To Fight Covid-19

Joint Medical Store (JMS), a Ugandan not-for-profit organization, has made a drawdown under Standard Chartered Bank, to help fight against…

7 months ago

East Africa’s Major Telcos Partner To Enhance Seamless Cross-border Money Transfer

Tigo Tanzania has launched a service to allow Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash  on  their mobile money…

7 months ago

Ministry of Works Unveils Online Tool To Improve Transparency In Public Infrastructure

Uganda's Ministry of Works and Transport in partnership with CoSt, a UK based Charity Organization, has developed an Online Infrastructure…

8 months ago

Stanbic Bank Uganda CEO Patrick Mweheire Appointed Regional CEO, Standard Bank Group

Stanbic Bank Uganda Chief Executive, Patrick Mweheire appointed Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group, as Anne Juuko steps in his…

8 months ago

Airtel Uganda Managing Director V.G Somasekhar Relocates To India Airtel Group

  Airtel Uganda Managing Mr. V.G. Somasekhar, aka Soma, has relocated to India Airtel Group, according to information availed to…

8 months ago

Huawei Uganda Joins Fight To Eradicate New Coronavirus

  As Uganda registers 33 people infected with new Coronavirus (COVID-19), Uganda's major telecom companies are up in arms to…

8 months ago

Mastercard research finds Pay on Demand solutions driving to new wave of digital and financial inclusion across Africa

  Research shows far-reaching impact of Pay on Demand model, with users and their families living happier and healthier lives,…

9 months ago

South African Firm BPI Keen On Financing Kenyan Lifestyle Businesses

    Creating Worlds  Are you looking for a way to fund your lifestyle business? Then you need a good…

9 months ago

URA starts implementing digital tax stamp system

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started implementing the Digital Tax Stamp System (DTSS), which is also called the Digital Tracking…

10 months ago

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