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UTL issues a statement assuring its subscribers about its interconnectivity woes...

Following a directive from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) entailing Airtel to suspend disconnection of calls to UTL, Uganda Telecom (UTL) has since issued a public statement seen by this blog assuring its subscribers that they’ll continue making and receiving calls between Airtel and UTL.

Airtel refutes claims that it is exiting Africa

Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications company with operations in 15 countries across Africa, has refuted speculative media reports erroneously stating its possible exit from Africa. The organization has reaffirmed that it remains committed to Africa and will continue to invest in its operations to grow sustainably in Africa.

Yakako is a Ugandan service that will allow anyone to borrow...

Yakako is a singular verb meaning “You shine” in the local Luganda dialect. On the other side of the spectrum, it is a Ugandan bred service that will enable pre-paid Umeme Yaka users to be able to borrow more units to power their homes and businesses using mobile money. Extension of the service to Post-Paid Umeme customers is in coming soon mode.

MTN and MMI Holdings introduce insurance cover for Loading Airtime and...

MTN Uganda, in partnership with aYo, today announced innovative micro-insurance products, Recharge with Care and Send with Care. The two are the first products launched by aYo – a joint venture between MTN and MMI Holdings – announced in September last year. aYo was formulated to have a strong focus on delivering micro-insurance solutions across the African continent.

Mastercard launches the 2Kuze marketplace to digitize East Africa’s Agricultural sector

Payments company Mastercard has today through its Master Lab for Financial Inclusion launched 2Kuze, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa.

Masikini allows Ugandan shoppers to buy stuff from Amazon and eBay...

Buying and delivery of products from abroad has always proved a one big hurdle to overcome especially here in Uganda. Many have resorted to using friends and family to accomplish such tasks but here comes masikini.com, an e-commerce website to help Ugandans purchase products from abroad

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