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Raymond Mujuni on African Media Covering Africa

In this episode, Brenda has a conversation with Raymond Mujuni, a journalist and the Head, Current Affairs at the Nation Media Group in Uganda about the coverage of Africa in the media.

Raymond chats about the stereotypical coverage of Africa in the media globally and what African media can do tell a more balanced African story. Raymond also talks about the democratization of media sources on the continent and how digital technologies are generally transforming the way the news is being reported on the continent. 

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Stone Atwine on Enhancing Financial Inclusion with Digital Financial Services

Fintech is fast proving to be one of the most crucial tools for advancing financial inclusion globally and particularly on the African continent. A lot of the African population remains unbanked, and as a result, in the past few years, there has been a flurry of activity in the fintech space in Africa, to deliver easy-to use, affordable and accessible financial services to the African population using technology.

In this episode, Brenda has a conversation on digital financial services as a means of enhancing financial inclusion on the African continent with Stone Atwine, the Co-Founder of Eversend. Eversend is a neobank and multi-currency wallets platform that provides currency exchange, merchant payments, and other financial services.

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Pamela Birungi on Transforming the African Business Landscape with 5G

In this episode, Brenda speaks to Pamela Birungi, a senior technology executive and the Senior Manager, Technology Strategy and Performance with the Zain Group,  a leading telecommunications group in the Middle East and Africa, about the importance of 5G, 5G in Africa and the positive impact 5G will inevitably have on the African business landscape.

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Is Uganda Ready for First Oil?

Ugandan industry experts Pamela Natamba (Partner and Head, Oil & Gas at PricewaterhouseCoopers Uganda) and Tony Otoa (Chief Executive at Stanbic Business Incubator Ltd) speak to Brenda about Uganda’s readiness for First Oil, in light of the recent signing of some of the agreements for the East African crude oil pipeline.

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Geofrey Mutabazi on Clean Mobility and Energy Access in Africa

In this episode of Viewpoints with Brenda, Brenda chats with Geofrey Mutabazi, the Founder and CEO of ChargeKo Technologies, an electronic charging solutions company based in Uganda, and a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum.

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Launching the Viewpoints Podcast with Mark Tinka

Viewpoints is pleased to launch our podcast, Viewpoints with Brenda. The podcast is a pivot from the mergers & acquisitions and banking & finance commentary, and features conversations with African change-makers, innovators, professionals, entrepreneurs and influencers. Our first conversation features Mark Tinka, the Head of Engineering at Seacom, Africa’s pioneer ICT infrastructure company.

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