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Businesses Tipped on Tapping into Digital Market

Panelists speaking at the dialogue at Kampala Serena Hotel on Thursday

Forum for Democratic Change’s 2016 Presidential candidate, decease advice http://comotenerunabuenaereccion.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-ms-sites-list-table.php Col Dr Kiiza Besigye has revealed that he is among those highly excited by tomorrow’s visit of His Holiness Pope Francis’ to Uganda.

Addressing press at his home in Kasangati on Thursday, medicine Besigye said that the visit comes along with high hopes that as a global religious leader, the Pontiff will influence the rugged political environment as the country prepares for next year’s general elections.

“We should take this moment to ask for the Pope to pray for peace in our country. There is no peace in this country. We have not experienced a peaceful power handover,” he said.

“Even the Pope’s host (Museveni) while he came to power, over 500,000 people lost their lives.”

Besigye hopes that Pope Francis, using his wisdom will bring together various leaders in the country who are not on good terms with others.

“It’s an opportunity for us to think of what is good for our country; I expect to be part of the community that will welcome the Pope on his visit to Namugongo,” Besigye added.

Meanwhile during the address, Dr Besigye introduced to the Media, Salaam Nakandi, the Deputy Speaker for Bukomansimbi district who defected from the NRM Party due to the irregularities that marred their just concluded primary elections.

Salaam Nakandi crossed from the ruling party to FDC

Salaam Nakandi crossed from the ruling party to FDC

Salaama said that she decided to cross after standing for the Bukomansimbi Woman MP seat only to be cheated in the elections.

Salaama added that some people have been threatening to disqualify her from a State House scholarship but she would not be shaken.

 
Forum for Democratic Change’s 2016 Presidential candidate, approved http://ccalliance.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-data.php Col Dr Kiiza Besigye has revealed that he is among those highly excited by tomorrow’s visit of His Holiness Pope Francis’ to Uganda.

Addressing press at his home in Kasangati on Thursday, Besigye said that the visit comes along with high hopes that as a global religious leader, the Pontiff will influence the rugged political environment as the country prepares for next year’s general elections.

“We should take this moment to ask for the Pope to pray for peace in our country. There is no peace in this country. We have not experienced a peaceful power handover,” he said.

“Even the Pope’s host (Museveni) while he came to power, over 500,000 people lost their lives.”

Besigye hopes that Pope Francis, using his wisdom will bring together various leaders in the country who are not on good terms with others.

“It’s an opportunity for us to think of what is good for our country; I expect to be part of the community that will welcome the Pope on his visit to Namugongo,” Besigye added.

Meanwhile during the address, Dr Besigye introduced to the Media, Salaam Nakandi, the Deputy Speaker for Bukomansimbi district who defected from the NRM Party due to the irregularities that marred their just concluded primary elections.

Salaam Nakandi crossed from the ruling party to FDC

Salaam Nakandi crossed from the ruling party to FDC

Salaama said that she decided to cross after standing for the Bukomansimbi Woman MP seat only to be cheated in the elections.

Salaama added that some people have been threatening to disqualify her from a State House scholarship but she is not shaken.
With an upsurge of internet penetration in Sub Saharan Africa, look http://darkfey-temple.org/wp-includes/shortcodes.php businesses have been tipped to leverage the digital space to market their products and services.

The 3rd edition of the ‘Vodafone Power Talks’ dialogues highlighted some of the existing opportunities and advantages of online marketing as businesses use technology for transformation.

Evelyn Nakitende, information pills http://delightstudio.co.rs/wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php the Administration Manager at Game Uganda, explained that e-commerce model has enabled the retail store to reduce costs, ease convenience for customers and increase its sales without necessarily opening local outlets.

“This way we can easily monitor customers traffic and we can also minimize customer run away – customers who may not have cash instantly but would love to purchase something,” said Nakitende.

However, online presence isn’t an end in itself but businesses must supplement this with other conventional strategies to push their products.

Much as Ugandans are slowly adopting online shopping, there’s still much confidence in foreign sites like Amazon, E-bay than the local ones.

“Businesses must think about facilitating ease and convenience in online payments. Customers want to just swipe a card and shop but not queuing up in long processes,” exclaimed Jackie Namara, the Head of Marketing at Vodafone Uganda.

With this progress notwithstanding, the question of security and fraudulent tendencies surrounding payment cards remains a setback.

Regarding security, global finance corporation, VISA has undertaken to close the gaps that expose its clients to vulnerability of fraud.

The Country Manager for Sub Saharan Africa Victor Ndlovu said; “VISA is investing heavily in data protection since this to us is so valuable. Our new tokenization system, card details will be stored on a cloud so that before transacting, the client only submits their PIN.”

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