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UMEME is better known as the sole power distributor in Uganda covering miles and miles of the country with its power lines. Its well established infrastructure covers a good percentage of the country connecting thousands if not millions (most of them urban households) to electricity on top of having a vibrant metering and billing systems, customer care, maintenance team just to name a few. It is these that have seen the power distributor emerge as one of the biggest publicly traded companies in Uganda, something that outlines the investor confidence vested in the company.
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), the taxing body mandated to collect taxes and avail them to the state coffers has hinted at taxing mobile data, given it remains the one mobile service exempted from taxes. This was revealed to the parliament’s finance committee by a delegation led by Doris Akol, the commissioner general of URA according to Uganda Radio Network.
PesaLink is a real-time interbank switch from Integrated Payment Services Limited(IPSL). IPSL is an affiliate of the Kenyan Bankers Association. PesaLink is more or less like mobile money and it is seen as a direct reply to the latter.
YoDime is a digital mobile financial services provider that offers a range of financial services like peer to peer money transfers, payment services. YoDime promises payers to gain access to a full scope of mobile financial services.
Infinix has so far celebrated one year on the local market and they have done so in style, by launching their flagship device to go with the celebrations. #InfinixAt1 was the event in the heart of the city where Infinix finally took the wraps offs the highly coveted Zero 5 and the Zero 5 Pro with the two having subtle differences over the other
The Sub-Saharan Africa region has the lowest rates of internet penetration, but despite that, Africa now has its own domain name which gives the continent a ‘digital identity’. Today the dot Africa domain has finally gone live to the public.