Ugandans to watch World Cup on phones as Kwesé Iflix sign deal with MTN

Ugandans to watch World Cup on phones as Kwesé Iflix sign deal with MTN

June 12, 2018 – Kwesé iflix, the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network and iflix, the leading entertainment service for emerging markets, today announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform in Uganda with industry leader MTN. The all new Kwesé iflix service offers users the ultimate […]

Kanyaya women on the rise

Kanyaya women on the rise

“Our husbands do not give us that much support to sustain us; they are not up to the task of catering for the families’ financial needs inclusive of the children’s education, feeding, medical bills rent and the like and I do not know why,’ Ms Fausta Nnaku muses. She is one of a ten-member group, […]

The curious case of Crane Bank resolution

The curious case of Crane Bank resolution

Last month I waded into the raging debate about the valuation of the sale of Crane Bank Assets to dfcu. The bone of contention then was that Bank of Uganda had undervalued Crane Bank and dfcu had bought it on the cheap, writes Joseph S. Kitamirike.  The numbers bore themselves out and it was clear in […]

SafeWay RightWay rallies Ugandan MPs in bid to reduce fatal crashes

SafeWay RightWay rallies Ugandan MPs in bid to reduce fatal crashes

The Parliamentary Forum For Road Safety with support from the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility and in partnership with the Ministry of Work and Transport and Safe Way Right Way today launched the implementation of the road safety legislative action plan as an effort to address legislative issues regarding the institutionalized management of road […]

Victoria University student’s vew of how to market Uganda in Hollywood

Victoria University student’s vew of how to market Uganda in Hollywood

Wakanda forever!! To all those relieving themselves from the blank panther hype.  As a huge fan of Chadwick Bozeman and the marvel series, writes Simon Singiza, a BBA student at Victoria University Kampala. I didn’t expect anything less of the movie. What actually took me by storm was the excitement it caused globally not to […]

Wala Launches in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda, Tackling Financial Exclusion Affecting 3.5 Billion People

Wala Launches in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda, Tackling Financial Exclusion Affecting 3.5 Billion People

 Wala, the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dalacryptocurrency, has announced that it is now live in three markets, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution. Wala has also announced they are working with Spire, the token that […]

Free ICT Education to Girls a Catalyst to Bridge Digital Gender Gap

Free ICT Education to Girls a Catalyst to Bridge Digital Gender Gap

Every fourth Thursday in April is International Girls in ICT day. This initiative by the International Telecommunication Union started in 2011 with over 300,000 girls and young women have taken part in more than 9,000 celebrations of International Girls in ICT Day in 166 countries worldwide. In Uganda, as we are bridging digital gap with […]

A clear goal: water for all Ugandans

A clear goal: water for all Ugandans

The state-owned National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is determined to extend clean water infrastructure and sewerage to the entire nation. Progress is fast as well-managed services pay for new investment and upgrades. As a public utility, NWSC is keenly focused on its own responsibility amidst Uganda’s bid to become a middle-income nation – supplying […]

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