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Uber Launches Greenlight Hub to Support Driver Partners in Kampala

Taxi hailing company Uber Uganda has announced the opening of a new Greenlight Hub to support and strengthen the thousands of driver-partners earning with Uber in Kampala. The move comes after Uber’s entry in Kampala in June last year which has seen the company create thousands of economic opportunities for drivers

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Kenyan Diaspora the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances – World Remit

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts. Transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93% of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya now - showing that Kenyans continue to

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Court Date Set for ‘Maurice Kirya Vs MTN Uganda’ Case Hearing

A court date for the hearing of the case between Ugandan singer, Maurice Kirya and telecom giant, MTN Uganda Limited has been set. It will be remembered that in June 2016, Kirya dragged MTN to the commercial court demanding for Shs 500m for copyright infringement, after he realized that the telecom

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THE COST OF SAFETY: Uganda to Spend Shs 400bn on Street Cameras

When he visited mourners at the home of slain police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi last week, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni ordered that security cameras be installed on city streets. Later, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) engineers were spotted fixing some cameras. The Tower Post has since learnt that about 30 cameras

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OPINION: Why Ugandans Are Not Borrowing As Much and What This Means For Economy

The Bank of Uganda has steadily lowered its policy rate (Central Bank Rate (CBR)) from 17 percent in February 2016 to 11.5 percent February, 2017. This expansionary monetary policy stance is largely aimed boosting economic growth in view of declining inflationary expectations. As a result of lowering of the CBR,

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