BOT Approves Cellulant Payment Solution
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BOT Approves Cellulant Payment Solution

Dar es Salaam, July 2021: The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) has issued an approval in principle to Cellulant Corporation to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider in Tanzania having satisfied all the necessary requirements. Payment Solution Service Providers make up the underlying e-Payment infrastructure in Tanzania. Banks, Online Merchants, payment processors, merchants, state governments, […]

Leading Innovation in the Legal Sector-Legal Tech Lab
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Leading Innovation in the Legal Sector-Legal Tech Lab

About Shs376.9 billion of 2021/2022 National Budget has been allocated to the Judiciary. Out of this, Shs18.2 billion has been earmarked for implementing the Electronic Court Case Management Information System and the Prosecution Case Management Information System. These deliberate efforts to integrate the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the delivery of justice indicates […]

Huawei launches Privacy Protection Transparency Center
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Huawei launches Privacy Protection Transparency Center

Johannesburg, 09 June 2021: Huawei today opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China. It used the event, which included representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the British Standards Institution, and regulators from the UAE and Indonesia to call for a unified approach to cybersecurity based on facts and verification, rather […]

Airtel Uganda Receives Two Service Licenses
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Airtel Uganda Receives Two Service Licenses

Kampala: 26th May 2021 -Bank of Uganda, has granted Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited two payment services licenses which include; Payment Service Provider (Class A) License, and the Payment Systems Operator License (Electronic Money Systems). This follows the enactment of the National Payment Systems (NPS) Act, 2020 on 4th September 2020 and the gazetting of […]

Private sector calls for National Startup Policy
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Private sector calls for National Startup Policy

Kampala, Uganda; May 27, 2021- Private sector players have asked the government to expedite the formulation and implementation of a National Startup Policy in order to address major impediments to the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in the country. During the National Startup Policy Dialogue organized by The Private Sector Foundation, Uganda (PSFU) in partnership […]