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Panya, a Ugandan chat-bot officially launches over Facebook and Telegram

We’ve had previous interactions about Panya, first when it launched on Telegram and soon after found a new home on Facebook Messenger, with anticipations of launching soon on Whatsapp, that's if the green Messenger opens up its API to developers once again.

ALTX East Africa: A new kind of high-tech exchange system Operator...

ALTX East Africa is an approved exchange operator in Uganda and ALTX clearing Uganda Ltd, a licensed central securities depository (CSD) operator managing clearing and settlement for ALTX East Africa.They all fall under the ALTX Africa Group. It is authorized to trade equities, bonds, structured products and derivatives.

MTN opens up more about their mobile money figures

At an event held at MTN Towers headlined by MTN executives including the CMO, CEO and Head of Mobile Money, the company showed off to the press the game of numbers ruling the day to the press. Nine figure sums made up a large chunk of announcements from the yellow telecommunications giant. And their mobile money platform owes the pleasure.

Uber finally launches in Uganda: Check out pricing and more

After much Uber anticipation, today, Uganda joins Uber’s growing African network. With the launch of Uber, the innovative technology platform, Kampala joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa. Following the success of Uber in many other growing cities, Uber is excited to launch its ride-sharing platform to the people of Kampala. Uber provides a platform to connect drivers with riders in real time, at the touch of a button. Whether you’re going to work or going out with friends,

DTB launches PayEasy mobile cashless payment solution

The gradual move towards a cashless economy is gaining momentum as banks utilize the wide reach of mobile money platforms. Diamond Trust bank (DTB) Uganda's biggest tax collecting bank has today launched PayEasy, a mobile phone payment collection system that enables customers to pay for goods directly from their mobile money account to the merchant’s bank account.

Government invests $1.4m in super energy saving bulbs distribution

In an initiative to reduce energy consumption in the country, the government through the Electricity Regulatory Authority launched a campaign to distribute three super energy saving bulbs in exchange of other three usual bulbs from households. This has been done in an effort to serve at least 85% of the lighting consumption.