How Uganda is embracing mobile transactions during the pandemic

Reports from Uganda shows that mobile money transactions totalled nearly five billion dollars in the last quarter of 2019.  In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Uganda has embraced the digitalisation of the economy. In a society traditionally run by cash, people across the country have flocked to e-commerce platforms for contactless payments and purchases. Xente Tech is one of the firms providing these essential services.  In an interview with Giokos, Xente Tech CEO Allan Rwakatungu explains the initial challenges in getting customers to convert, “Before the pandemic, we honestly…

Ecobank Academy becomes the first corporate member of the Global Business School Network

Operating in all regions in sub-Saharan Africa, the Ecobank Academy is one of the largest corporate universities in Africa. Marking a seminal moment in the history of the organization, the Global Business School Network (GBSN) is excited to welcome Togo-based Ecobank Academy  as its first corporate member. GBSN has been building management education capacity in and for the developing world for over 17 years. The core of the network spans 6 continents with more than 100 leading business schools from 50 countries, whose leaders, faculty, and students engage in programs…