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MTN Excites Youth with Launch of MTN Pulse

MTN Uganda on Thursday made its pitch to the young, tech-savvy growing population through a new proposition, MTN Pulse. Uganda’s population demographics indicate that Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world. According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) at least 77% of Uganda’s population is under 30 years.

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Ecobank Fintech Boosts Financial Inclusion in Africa

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa, according to Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, a pioneer in Africa’s digital transformation. Although over 80% of Africans have mobile phones, only around one quarter (28%) of them have bank account. But mobile banking and e-wallets are helping to break the banking

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DFCU Bank Uganda Set to Accelerate Digitization of its Operations, Joins Finforward

dfcu Bank, a subsidiary of dfcu Limited, is set to accelerate the digitization of its operations and financial products by joining FMO’s “FinForward”, an acceleration program where global Fintech companies and Financial Institutions (FIs) and Mobile Money Providers (MMPs) in Africa are matched and integrated. FinForward is an initiative powered by

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“Stop Delaying Development Work” – Museveni Warns Technocrats

President Yoweri Museveni has warned government technocrats against delaying developmental projects. He made the remarks on Tuesday after touring the 2.5 square mile Liao Shen Namukenkera Industrial Park in Kapeeka, Nakaseke district. President Museveni observed that due to lack of exposure, some government officials make slow decisions about development projects while others delay

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Standard Chartered Holds Grand Client Draw for its “Live the Anfield Dream” Campaign

Standard Chartered on Thursday held the grand final client draw for its “Live the Anfield Dream” Personal Loan campaign at Standard Chartered Lugogo Mall Branch. The campaign offered the bank’s clients access Personal Loans at slashed interest rates of 18.9% with repayment holiday of up to 75 days. The campaign was aligned

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Water, Juice Manufacturers Vow to Amplify Plastic Recycling in Uganda

The Uganda Water & Juice Manufacturers Association (UWJMA) today committed to ramp up the collection of plastics from the environment to limit environmental degradation. The UWJMA is a National Association of producers of bottled juice and water, and currently has 18 members. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Uganda has today hosted the Uganda Water

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