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Onyait Odeke (Eristaus)
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When sharing airtime was introduced, it felt like the most brilliant innovation ever. MTN Uganda used to call it “Me2U”. At that time, internet enabled phones were for the rich and nobody even dreamed that one day we would need to share data. A couple of…
This complete guide will show you how to share data/internet in Uganda on MTN, Airtel, Africell, Smart and UTL
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This is Roland. Roland is ambitious to a fault. Roland’s 3 year old startup Muwado is a one-of-a-kind social network made in Africa for Africa. Roland is smart. Roland does not compete with Facebook or Twitter. He makes Facebook and Twitter work for him.…
Muwado is a Social Network built by Ugandan Start-Upper Roland Nuwagaba. We give you a couple of reasons why you should sign up.
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Have you ever needed to make that call so bad and then you realise you do not have airtime? To make it worse, you are in an area where you do not have access to airtime even if you wanted to. Or let’s just say you are dead broke but you  still need to…
Here's how to borrow airtime and data in Uganda on MTN, Airtel, UTL and Africell Uganda
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Social media is abuzz with the news of WhatsApp’s 1 billion user milestone, an achievement further cementing the Facebook-owned messaging app’s worldwide dominance. WhatsApp has without question curved a name for itself as a prerequisite for modern-day…
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Biometric Voter Verification System Uganda Elections 2016: On 19th January 2016,the Uganda Electoral Commission announced the introduction of a Biometric Voter Verification System for the highly contested Uganda Elections slated for February 18. According…
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If you thought Startimes is only into digital TV services, then you must be mistaken. Startimes Mobile, a member of the Startimes Group is a high-tech company that specializes in mobile product design, development, and sales. The company produces both…
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Uganda’s very own homegrown tech aficionado Titus Mukisa of Softek IT Consult broke the internet last week when Techjaja reported that he had released the WhatsApp Dual app.  These tweaked versions-called Mods- of the world’s most popular messaging app…
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Remit.ug is now UseRemit.com. The Ugandan fintech startup that allows customers in the diaspora send money to mobile wallets in Uganda has rebranded. The re-brand has seen UseRemit.com expand from just sending money to Uganda to adding two more countries;…
remit.ug has rebranded into useremit.com allowing you send money to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. We caught up with Stone Atwine for a few words on the rebrand
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Money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $45m in financing from TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. and Silicon Valley Bank. Pioneering a mobile-first approach to remittances, WorldRemit will use the funds to support its rapidly growing transfer…
worldremit, international money transfer service raises $45m to drive growth
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Going by the statistics in recent polls, a large percentage of the youth, especially the learned urban youth show no signs of going to vote. They depict enthusiasm and exude passion about our nation but yet aren’t involved in choosing her leaders.…
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Introducing Telecom Watch: As a tech blog, we want to be able to give you all the information you need when you need it across all your devices. However, we are aware of our resource limitations. We cannot be everywhere everytime and we cannot give you…
Every month we shall bring a breakdown of what happens in Uganda's telecom industr. From the deals and promotions to law and regulation we cover it all
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What is an IP Address? An IP address (abbreviation of Internet Protocol address) is a string of numbers used to identify devices on a local network as well as on the Internet. A simple google search for “What is My IP Address” brings up the unique IP…
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Papa Genesis | Tech Blogger/Entrepreneur | CIM Affiliate | Marketing at Dignited | Documentary & Concept Photographer at OldTomsLens 
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VP Marketing at Dignited
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    VP Marketing, 2012 - present
  • Old Toms Lens
    Senior Photographer, 2012 - present
  • Hiinga Incorporated
    Project Coordinator, 2012 - 2013
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