How Togikwatako and Gikwateko are affecting my business

Togikwatako is a Luganda word meaning ‘Don’t touch it’, this word has been used by opposition leaders who are against the bid to amend Article 102(b) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda that seeks to lift the Presidential Age limit, while  Gikwateko, meaning ‘let’s touch it’ is for in support of the amendment. These two…

#PKTechWeekly: Insurance and Tech, #Swarm17 starts Tomorrow, Fundi Bots Week, Bitcoin Now At $12000, Innovation Exhibition on “Ending Violence against Women and Girls”

Africa insurers must leverage on new technologies to remain relevant MANAGING Director of Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), Mr Corneille Karekezi has advised the continent’s insurance industry to leverage on the current technology revolution in order to remain relevant. Speaking at the 25th annual conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers in Bahrain…

How to move forward after quitting formal employment

After reading a story about me published and printed by The Daily Monitor – Uganda’s latest news, sports, Health, business analysis and reviews – titled  ‘I was bored with formal jobs’, ‘friends’ on Facebook in-boxed and asked that I share tips on how to move forward after quitting formal employment. ( You can read the story…

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Technology to Compensate for Africa’s Lack of Manufacturing In many parts of the world advanced robotics and 3D printers are seen as a threat to manufacturing jobs. Yet in most of Africa manufacturing has never taken off, contributing just 5% of the continent’s jobs, compared with 15-18% in other developing regions, so robots will not…

#PKTechWeekly Africa’s Election Technology, Tecno Phantom 8 Specs, Uber Free Rides, Africa ain’t Silicon Valley, Culture and Technology

  Tecno Phantom 8 Catchy Features The Tecno brand has become a household name in Uganda today after the likes of Nokia and Samsung over the years since it started selling phones well back in 2006. The company was among the very first players that introduced dual-SIM devices to cater for people who want to use…

#UgSMEs Alternatives to Debt Financing for SMEs in Uganda

As someone who runs a small midsize enterprise, and has had a full month off work enjoying nuptial arrangements plus reading everything I could find during the moon in the honey; the Deloitte write-ups about Small Medium Enterprises are insightful and shade a lot of light on the financial challenges faced by these businesses. According…

#55UgBlogs Who is mentoring boys to men in this 55 years old country?

Happy belated independence day Uganda! Sorry, I am a number of days late to this.  Honey to the moon things. I got hitched a few weeks ago, will be sharing some highlights in that regard in the coming weeks but today let me share about mentorship and how it’s deeply needed for the next generation. Uganda,…