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19:58
19:58

MPs Collect Signatures to Recall Parliament over Social Media Tax mobile money tax 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament have started collecting 154 signatures from fellow legislators in a bid to recall Parliament from recess over the Social Media and Mobile Money tax.
18:51
18:51

Museveni Explains Social Media, Mobile Money Tax mobile phone 1 Top story

Why do we have to borrow or beg from outside or even borrow from within We do so because many people who are supposed to pay tax do not pay the tax. How do we know this We know this by using the standard measurement used all over the World. This is the GDP: tax ratio. This means the amount of taxes paid compared to the size of the GDP, the size of the economy.
18:48
18:48

ICC Asks Uganda to Build Capacity of Prosecuting War Crimes william byaruhanga 2 1

Mirjam Blaak Sow, Ugandas Ambassador in Brussels says that the States should try as much as possible to have most of the core crimes tried in their countries instead of letting the ICC to intervene, because national justice cannot be achieved through an International Court.
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18:25

Kadaga Gets Tough on MPs Skipping Committee Work mp betty nambooze 4 1

Chris Obore, the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Parliament confirmed the issuance of the letters by the speaker, but declined to comment on the details of the letter.
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17:52

Arua Park Police Boss Shoots Two People luke owoyesigyire 1

In his statement recorded at Kampala Central Police Station CPS, Baboineki explains that he and two other officers went to arrest a suspect but a mob gathered and started pelting them with stones.
17:34
17:34

Report: Lack of Values Killing Cooperatives

The State Minister for Trade, Industries and Cooperatives, Fredrick Gume who launched the report concurred with Amuges observations. He blamed the fraud in cooperatives on mismanagement of resources emanating from the audit system.
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16:39

High Operating Costs Choke Ugandan Banks –Mweheire 1 1

Apart from the huge administrative costs, Mweheire further pointed out regulation as a factor that has hindered banks from taking up technological innovations, which could have lowered costs of administration and consequently lending rates.
16:05
16:05

Tumwebaze, Mutabazi Defend Social Media Tax 1 5

This financial year the government has imposed a tax of 200 Shillings payable daily by anyone who uses social media, or Over the Top Services OTTS, like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter. This has triggered outrage across the country, with some activists already in court challenging the tax.
15:41
15:41

Electoral Commission Makes U-Turn on Public Servants 1 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission EC Chairperson had earlier indicated that public servants are to contest in the elections without resigning their public offices.
15:14
15:14

Electoral Commission Courts Media for Voter Education 4 1

This is the first time LCI chairpersons are being elected since 2001, following a 2007 ruling based on a petition filed by Maj Rubaramira Ruranga, the former chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party Electoral Commission.
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15:01

Banks: Mobile Money Tax Risks Scaling Down Financial Inclusion mobile money taxes 4 1

Uganda Bankers Association UBA Chief Executive Officer, Wilbrod Owor has said that the mobile money tax could lead to regression in strides that Uganda has made in promoting financial inclusion.
12:03
12:03

Mobile Money Tax Lacks Basis - ICT Body mobile money taxes

The information and communication technology association of Uganda ICTAU has issued a statement asking government to reconsider the recently introduced taxes on Mobile Money and Over-The-Top OTT services. ICTAU chairman Albert Mucunguzi says in a statement issued today and published on the organisations website, that the new taxes were enacted without sufficient deliberation or consultation and are not supported by evidence-based research.
10:44
10:44

Makerere Abandons Mobile Money for Student's Allowances government 1 Top story

Stephen Katega, the Acting Dean of Students, says they are waiting for guidance from the bursar on how to proceed with the payment of the students allowances.
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07:44

Usafi Mosque Raid: Police Stranded with More Than 70 Children 2

The children and women are part of more than 118 people rescued from the makeshift mosque and were placed under protective custody at the Kibuli based Criminal Investigations Directorate CID Headquarters.
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