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Speaker Kadaga to Rule on Social Media Tax Bill Tomorrow

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has promised to make a ruling on the proposed excise duty (amendment) bill 2018 in tomorrow's parliamentary sitting. Kadaga made the promise during a plenary session on Wednesday afternoon. The said amendment imposes a Shs. 200/- daily tax on social media and 0.5% tax on every mobile money transaction. This

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PHOTOS: Police Battles Bobi Wine, Other Activists at Social Media Tax Protest

Police on Wednesday morning fired live bullets and teargas to disperse a group of activists led by Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine, who were protesting against the much criticized Social Media and Mobile Money taxes that took effect on 1st July 2018 at the

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Record TV Journalist Abdalla Tiff Wins Merck More Media Award

Record TV journalist Musaka Abdalla Tiff was Sunday announced among the winners of the ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2017. The awards aim to recognize and appreciate professional journalists and media students who have produced accurate, informative and compelling stories about infertility, infertile women or couples. They are organized by

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Uganda, USA Strengthen Military Ties

Uganda and the United States of America have committed themselves to step up military cooperation in order to safeguard peace and stability in the region. This commitment was underscored during a meeting between Gen David Muhoozi, the UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and Gen Thomas D. Walderhauser, Commander of

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UCU Student Charged for Sharing Masturbation Video

A 23-year-old student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) has been convicted after pleading guilty to charges of broadcasting pornographic material and computer misuse. Lillian Rukundo was on Monday arraigned in Buganda Road Court in Uganda’s capital Kampala and charged with 10 counts before being convicted on her own plea of guilty. Prosecution

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Rotary Club of Bweyogerere Partners with Buganda Kingdom to Build a Rotary Center of Excellence

The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga officially laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Rotary Center of Excellence- sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bweyorerere-Namboole in partnership with the Kingdom of Buganda. The Kinmgdom provided 1.5acres of land on which the center will be built. The center which

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MP Sylvia Rwabogo: My Stalker Wanted to Lure Me With Love and Kill Me

Kabarole Woman MP Sylvia Rwabwogo has defended herself for suing her stalker Brian Isiko. Isiko, 25, who had been calling and sending love messages to the 41-year-old legislator, was last week sentenced to two years in jail by the Buganda Road magistrates court. Ugandans on Social Media would come out and attack

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IGP Ochola Cautions Officers on Corruption

Inspector General of Police John Martins Okoth Ochola has laid down ways in which Police will regain its professionalism and restore public confidence. Mr.Okoth Ochola revealed these while meeting Regional staff of Wamala and Katonga on Thursday. Accompanied by a team of four directors and other senior officers from Police headquarters, IGP

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July 10 Declared Public Holiday for LC1 Elections

Government has declared the date for LC1 polls, Tuesday 10th July, 2018 a Public Holiday throughout Uganda. An official announcement dated July 3rd from the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire confirmed the development. “The Honorable Minister of Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 10th July, 2018

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Museveni Speaks Out on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes

President Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on the much criticized Social Media and Mobile Money taxes that took effect on 1st July 2018. Below is his statement, which was shared on his official Facebook page; Dear Ugandans, Greetings. I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and

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