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Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has noted that it will stop at nothing in its efforts to support the Arts, Culture and Creatives industry as it has the potential to employ millions and transform the country. The commitment was made at the third PSFU Women’s Day Katale held in Jinja over the weekend. Damali Ssali, […]

Women and Youth have been tipped how to succeed in the very competitive, ever-changing arts and creative industry. During the Creatives business clinic, Daniel Kazibwe (popularly known as Raga Dee), a board member representing arts and creatives at PSFU, advised young artists to maintain professional boundaries with their managers to avoid conflicts. “If you are […]

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has announced the start of the third season of the Women’s Day Katale, scheduled to commence this Friday, March 15th, and run through to March 17th at the Dam Waters Rugby Ground in Jinja. The theme for this season is “Bridging Economic Divides for Women’s Prosperity,”. This initiative is […]

Her Royal Majesty, the Queen of the Busoga Kingdom, Inebantu Jovia Mutesi and Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, the former Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament and currently the First Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda will be the guests of honour at the 2024 PSFU Women’s Day Katale. This development was revealed by Mr. Ronald Kirunda, the […]

Earning money is very hard but spending needs no rocket science. For instance, it is not news that someone can have TSh. 1,000,000 in the morning and by evening, s/he has used up all the money. This may be due to unnecessary spending, extravagance or poor planning. Nonetheless, Innovators are using technology to develop tools […]

Savings and Credit groups are common across Africa. While they have contributed greatly to the development of local communities, their strong reliance on manual and cash-based processes makes them prone to fraud and mismanagement. But, innovators are now using technology to counter these challenges by developing platforms that digitize these savings and credit groups. One […]

Now and then, people have emergencies and thus seek credit services. Ideally, loans should be affordable with reasonable payment terms. But in the real market environment, most loans are very expensive; the interests are exorbitant, and the terms unrealistic. Money Lenders, mainly loan sharks exploit borrowers who usually don’t have any alternative. To address these […]

Piggy Banks are lately used to cultivate a saving culture among children. The same, when well managed can motivate even adults to save and later enjoy the benefits of their savings. Technology has made this even easier with new smart ways of saving and investing. In Tanzania, the Kiasi APP was launched to enable targeted […]

On Day 36 of the 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative for Tanzania, we interacted with Helen Lukundo Chonjo, the Founder and Team Lead at Macho Technologies Limited. Macho Technologies Limited is through its flagship solution, Thamani, using technology to digitize the valuation, insurance and resale of motor vehicles. First implemented in Uganda, 40 Days 40 […]

On Day 35 of the 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative for Tanzania, we caught up with Nice Msangi; the director of partnerships at IDC Tanzania and overseer of Founders Academy. Both IDC and Founders Academy are at the centre of start-ups and innovators’ empowerment in Tanzania. Importantly, Nice Msangi is the 40 Days 40 FinTechs […]