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Godfrey Mutabazi, ED of UCC

UCC goes after bloggers, digital media and other online publishers

UCC has issued a notice to "online data communication and broadcast service providers". It calls upon them to register in order to get authorization to operate. "All online data communication service providers...
Mobile Money Tax

Revised mobile money tax and airtime scratch card ban good for building cashless economy

On Tuesday this week, the Ugandan Ministry of Finance and cabinet agreed to make revisions on the previously implemented mobile money tax. The revisions included lowering the tax from 1% to...
Mobile Money

Here’s what ICTAU and PSFU proposed to parliament before OTT and Mobile Money taxes...

Yesterday, the Daily Monitor ran a story indicating that mobile money transactions in Uganda have dropped by 60% in 5 days. That's from when the 1% tax on mobile money came...
Ethiopia switched off

Ethiopia switched off the internet last week, Benin repeals social media tax

Last week, Ethiopia switched off the internet in the Addis Ababa areas. That is according to Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, and Berhan Taye - who leads Access Now's #KeepItOn campaign against...