KCB Introduces ATM Recycler Machine
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KCB Introduces ATM Recycler Machine

KCB Uganda has rolled out ATM recyclers at select banking halls across the country, as a way of enhancing customer experience and improving the turnaround time at the banking halls With the constant rise and improvement in technology, different industries have persistently upgraded their services with the adoption of new technologies that are tailored towards […]

Capital Savvy-Monetix Look Use Technology to Lift SMEs
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CapitalSavvy-Monetix Look Use Technology to Lift SMEs

Kampala, Uganda: Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) now have more efficient access to credit thanks to a newly established technological gateway to European-based investors. This follows the launch of the partnership between CapitalSavvy, Ugandan investment management and advisory firm, and Monetix, a Swiss-based financial technology development company, today in Kampala. The joint venture is expected […]

Airtel, Cisco to Secure Internet for SMEs
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Airtel, Cisco to Secure Internet for SMEs

Nairobi, 24 November 2021: Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, announces that its B2B provider, Airtel Business, has formed a new partnership with Cisco to provide secure internet access to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, in support of their digital transformation […]

MultiChoice Cables Makerere University
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MultiChoice Cables Makerere University

Kampala, 25th October 2021 – MultiChoice Uganda, the home of great Pay TV entertainment in its bid to extend quality edutainment across Uganda, has equipped Uganda’s biggest University with DStv cable connections. The country’s biggest Pay TV service provider has availed one of Makerere University’s accommodation facilities with DStv cable connection that will enable the […]

What More Can We Do for Girls? Digital Divide
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What More Can We Do for Girls? Digital Divide

On Monday, Uganda joined the world in commemorating the International Day of The Child under the theme, “Digital generation, Our generation.” Representing United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at the celebrations, Munir Safieldin said when COVID-19 necessitated unprecedented public health measures such as frequent lockdowns and closure of schools and businesses, societies with advanced digital technology were able […]

Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX
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Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX

Kampala, 14th September 2021 Equity Bank has today unveiled EazzyFX, an innovative electronic channel that allows customers particularly SMEs and corporates to settle forex transactions and enjoy a seamless experience as they deal in foreign currency based on the day’s streaming rates. Additionally, EazzyFX enables customers to request for competitive quotes and prices for both […]

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Mastercard and Paycode Increase Access for Remote Communities

10 September 2021 – An estimated 57 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa remains financially excluded while close to 30 percent remain without a form of identification and 60 percent of the continent has no internet connectivity, leaving these individuals unable to access government assistance and basic financial services. To address these challenges, Mastercard […]

Why business must adapt E-Commerce
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Why business must adapt E-Commerce

The impact of Covid-19 and its containment measures has shifted the landscape of how trade can be conducted. Today businesses are seizing every opportunity provided by digital technology and innovation to offers enormous products that drive economic growth and business development. The Future of commerce through E-Commerce has massive potential to create major shifts in […]

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Big Tech Flies Too Much

Richard Gokrun, FUNAFUTI, TUVALU –Last year, Microsoft announced that it will be carbon-negative by 2030. “If we don’t curb emissions, and temperatures continue to climb,” the firm said on its official blog, “science tells us that the results will be catastrophic.” Microsoft deserves credit for publicly discussing the climate crisis, being transparent about its own greenhouse gas […]