#PKTechWeekly; Tech for Manufacturing, Taxman and Tech, *252# The Lifestyle, Konnect Africa Wi-fi,

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: Open Innovation, TweetDeck Subscription, Google Vs Symantec, Personal Branding

The future of innovation is about access not ownership Most organisations need to wake up to the idea that innovation is about access and collaboration, not ownership. There is a clear business case for recycling the abundance of technologies and outcomes of user and market experiments from adjacent industries. In the hyped start-up scene, everybody…

#PKTechWeekly: Airtel MTN Interoperability, Uber Drivers Strike, WhatsApp SnapChat Status, Africa Aspiring not Rising

I promised myself to be loyal to my blogging commitments this month and that commitment includes this part of my blog called #PKTechWeekly. Procrastination on it has been real, but I am walking in power with it this month. So here we go…. Has Airtel Money and MTN Mobile Money gotten married? Below is an…

Once upon a time with SafeBoda

Once upon a time there was a need to regulate the use of bikes – boda bodas in the city of Kampala. The regulations were to enable safety, ease monitoring and management of the bikes in the capital city. These regulations required bikers and their users to wear helmets, bikers to be registered under a…