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On Uganda’s Digital Economy: To tax or not to tax mobile money?

Currently, there are debates in Uganda on the issues of taxing the digital economy. That's the Social Media tax and Mobile Money transaction tax. Just to say at the outset, I...
a team pitching in Datahack4FI Season 1 last year

Press release: Innovation Village hosts i2i DataHack4FI finals in Kampala

The DataHack4FI innovation competition pairs data scientists with technology and financial service start-ups to develop data-driven solutions to deliver financial services in Africa. After a successful first season of the DataHack4FI competition...
African Entrepreneur

Tips for African Entrepreneurs Looking to Expand Internationally

Statistics released in the African Economic Outlook 2017 report suggest that of the 18 countries in the continent where data was available, the percentage of the working-age population that set up...
Yoza App

What happened to Yoza? [Part 2 of 3]

I have received a lot of feedback for part one of the series of what happened to Yoza App. I want to appreciate everyone that took the time to read it...
DataHack for Financial Inclusion

Why we are working with Insight2Impact and FSDU for the DataHack for Financial Inclusion

The Innovation Village has partnered with various players in the financial inclusion field to work on Datahack for Financial Inclusion. This is because the World economy’s operating system is being rewritten....
Yoza App

What happened to Yoza App? [Part 1 of 3]

I have thought long and hard about opening up on what happened to Yoza App. I have been asked by very many people if the service is still up and why...
Blockchain revolution

Africa and the Blockchain Revolution

There's definitely a blockchain revolution happening in Africa. In 2015, when I started my journey into blockchain and cryptocurrency in Africa, most people thought I had lost my mind. It was...
blockchain

Blockchain might render you Jobless or out of Business

The buzz lately is about blockchain enabled Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading. People are trying to figure out how to make a killing from the volatile appreciation of Bitcoins whose price hit USD 20,000 a while...

Is the ICT Association of Uganda Relevant?

The whole idea of having private member associations, like the ICT Association of Uganda, has been approached pretty well over time, with enormous achievements recorded and government guided on policy formulation. This...
Blockchain technology crypto savannah

Here’s how Blockchain technology is fixing what the internet had failed.

Do you think the internet has changed the world? You haven't seen a thing, yet. The technology behind the internet is evolving progressively into something bigger and extremely powerful. That's if we...