Flutterwave Launches in Tanzania
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Flutterwave Launches in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 23rd March 2022: Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has gained approval from the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) to launch its seamless payment service in the Republic of Tanzania. The approval comes after the Bank of Tanzania conducted due diligence and Flutterwave satisfied all requirements necessary to receive a license to […]

Mozambique Joins AfDB Collaborative ICT Data Collection Initiative
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Mozambique Joins AfDB Collaborative ICT Data Collection Initiative

Maputo, 14 March 2022 -The African Development Bank has extended membership of a digital data supervision system known as the Remote Appraisal Supervision, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RASME) project to Mozambique, making it the sixth African country to benefit from the tool which enhances project-related data collection in remote areas. RASME is a partnership of the African […]

$400K Grants for Kiswahili-Mozilla Common Voice
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$400K Grants for Kiswahili-Mozilla Common Voice

Mozilla Common Voice, an open-source initiative that aims to make voice technology more inclusive has announced $400,000 in grants for voice technologies that leverage its open-source Kiswahili data set. The initiative will support people and projects across East Africa who are using voice technology to unlock social and economic opportunities. Awards of up to $50,000 each will be […]

Bainomugisha Named Google-Leader-to-Watch
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Bainomugisha Named Google-Leader-to-Watch

UGANDA, February 22, 2022 – Today, Google.org announced Engineer Bainomugisha among the seven “Leaders to Watch” from nonprofits around the world. Engineer is the head of the Department of Computer Science at Makerere University, leading their pioneering AirQo project. AirQo uses low-cost sensors and cloud-based AI models to monitor and forecast air quality. Together with his […]

Equity launches Digital Account Opening
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Equity launches Digital Account Opening

Kampala, February 02, 2022…. Equity Bank Uganda has launched account opening services on the phone using the USSD *247# code, furthering its commitment to invest in the financial deepening and inclusion of the unbanked population through increasing access to mainstream banking services. The self-service platform enables users to open an Equity account without visiting the […]

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 to 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 […]