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Onyait Odeke (Eristaus)
Works at Dignited
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After a decision to go global and expand its foothold, Tecno has finally launched their anticipated 2016 flagship devices at the Armani Hotel in Dubai. In an Apple Style plush event, we saw different executives from Transsion coming to talk about the…
Tecno Phantom 6 and 6 plus: Tecno has finally launched their 2016 flagship devices. Here are the specs, price and where to buy in Uganda
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Yahoo accounts hacked: If you still use Yahoo, you must have already seen the ominous email from Yahoo’s Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord. Titled, “Notice of Data Breach” the email talks of what appears to have been a government-sponsored…
Yahoo reports that a massive data breach dated 2014 may have led to 500 million Yahoo accounts getting hacked. Here's what you can do about it.
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E-commerce payment systems in Africa are a bit of a Wild-Wild-West of sorts. Finding the one e-payment platform that actually works as advertised is akin to prospecting for gold. Some platforms just don’t pan out. Others are often out of your reach and…
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The National Information Technology Authority – Uganda (NITA-U) just won me over. We know we have written about how Ugandans shouldn’t be too excited about the promised free Wi-Fi internet in Kampala, blah blah blah. We also mirrored Ugandans’ fears when…
NITA-U has attempted to clarify on certain issues concerning #MYUG free Wi-Fi internet in Kampala. The details are welcome news for all skeptics out there
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When Maslow developed his hierarchy of needs in 1943, he had to no idea that something as trivial as Wi-Fi would one day be extended to his model of human needs. Some of you might even forego your super for mid-night data bundle. But before you commit…
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MTN Group and MMI Holdings today announced the launch of a micro insurance joint venture, branded aYo. The joint venture will benefit from the scale, combined expertise and market access of both companies, to provide a strong basis to compete in a…
MTN Group and MMI holding have announced a strategic partnership to provide micro insurance soon rolling out in many African countries
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Telegram’s photo editor went into overdrive and now allows you to tweak your images before sending them. You can add various accessories such as fun cartoonish masks, freehand drawings and text on your pictures. The masks are automatically positioned in…
Telegram's photo editor went into overdrive and now allows you to tweak your images with cartoonish masks, freehand drawings and text before sending them
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The news that MTN South Africa had shut down Mobile Money services in Mzanzi shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Not for those who understood a thing or two about the Rainbow Nation. On the contrary, the real surprise should have been how the service…
MTN South Africa's mobile service shut down in the country. MTN failed to replicate the success of the payment service in countries like Kenya. Here is why.
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Whoever coined the term, old dogs can’t learn new tricks hadn’t met Visa yet. Kenya, world-renown for MPesa’s advanced mobile payment system which even Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg marveled at is set to scoot-over and welcome yet another entrant. Visa Inc.…
American electronic funds transfer giant Visa has launched mVisa in Kenya. The mobile money payment system linked to a local bank is set to rival MPesa
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Prepping oneself for another week at the office after a long weekend as we had is sure to be met with some lethargy. Our Muslim brothers no doubt had a hand in it. Not with all that pilau and meats we feasted on to celebrate Eid al-Adha. Going into…
MTN Uganda Guide app vs Pearl Guide: MTN recently launched a travel guide app for Uganda. We look at how it fares with the more well known Pearl Guide app.
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MTN Uganda has today launched HelloWorld, a roaming service that enables MTN customers to enjoy discounted calling, SMS and internet rates while travelling to their favorite destinations around the world. MTN has categorized various countries into…
MTN Uganda has launched MTN Hello World a cost effective roaming solution for their subscribers who travel a lot and still need to keep in touch
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First and foremost, allow me insulate and wrap my polarising opinions,  which are I might add in no way a reflection of the company I work for but simply my own, around the profound words uttered by the venerable honourable Minister, Frank Tumwebaze…
Government of Uganda announced 15 billion per year funding of ICT innovators in Uganda. We look at the discrepancies in how they plan to do this
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VP Marketing at Dignited
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Social Entrepreneurship, Social Media Marketing, Blogging, Project Management, Professional Debate, Photography
Employment
  • Dignited
    VP Marketing, 2012 - present
  • Old Toms Lens
    Senior Photographer, 2012 - present
  • Hiinga Incorporated
    Project Coordinator, 2012 - 2013
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Kampala
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BRAVE | BOLD | COURAGEOUS
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Papa Genesis | Tech Blogger/Entrepreneur | CIM Affiliate | Marketing at Dignited | Documentary & Concept Photographer at OldTomsLens 
Education
  • Certified Institute of Marketing
    Marketing, present
  • Uganda Christian University
    Bachelor of Laws, 2007 - 2010
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Eristaus
Onyait Odeke (Eristaus)'s +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
5 reasons why getting funding for African startups is still hard - Dignited
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lacking of capital or funding from family and friends or financial institutions is one of the reasons african startups are struggling

HRMagic is a Ugandan-made software-as-a-service that helps manage your e...
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HRMagic is a Ugandan-made online human resource management system that aims at making the work of HR managers much simpler that it already i

eCitizen.go.ug is an online portal to access all Ugandan government's se...
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NITA-U launched the eCitizen portal, a one-stop online centre for Government online services

Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) increases 2015 4th Quarter Umeme ...
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The Electricity Regulatory Authority of Uganda (ERA) has increased the cost of power per unity by 19% making electricity more expensive

L-Pesa offers fast micro loans to any mobile money customer in 10 Africa...
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Banks are not the only ones that can lend money. As a mobile money customer, L-Pesa can let you borrow money too

Hate to say we told you so, but Uganda government is spying on citizens ...
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FinFisher is being used by Uganda government to clamp down on the opposition through grand surveillance.

ZTE smartphone prices in Uganda and where to buy - Dignited
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zte smartphone prices in uganda and where to buy in Uganda

Seedstars world is coming to kampala to find the best startup in uganda ...
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seedstars world 2015 is coming to Kampala Uganda to find the best startups

First Impressions with iDroid Royal V4 smartphone: A sleek phone with a ...
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We had a few days to play with the iDroid Royal V4 and here are our first impressions with the device.

The Complete 2015 Ugandan Smartphone Buyers Guide - Dignited
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If you are buying a smartphone in Uganda, here is a complete guide to help you make the best smartphone decisions

The Huawei P8 is the cheapest smartphone Flagship in Uganda currently - ...
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huawei ascend p8 is the cheapest flagship smartphone in uganda. See how its price compares with the other high-end smartphones in Uganda

It's official, ThoughtWorks is closing its office in Kampala, Uganda, on...
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Global software delivery giant thoughtworks is closing shop in kampala come Novemeber

Tecno Camon C8: Tecno releases it's first camera smartphone - Dignited
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Tecno Camon C8 is Tecno's first Camera phone. Here are the specs, price and where to buy

Infinix Hot 2 (X510) Specifications, price and where to buy - Dignited
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The much anticipated Infinix Hot 2 is finally available in Africa. Here are the specs, price and where to buy.

Fast and professional health services. Visiting a doctor isn't as terrible here.
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Amazing space in the middle of the city with parking and a restaurant (Javas) Also good if you want to rent space for a business
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Good place with professionals. Dr. Shirazi was amazing helping me with my Bone issues
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Good location, above average service, good prices
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Multiple restaurants, different cuisine nice place to hang out
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Spacious Mall
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One of the few well constructed buildings in Kampala with a fire exit, functional elevator among others
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