Parliament Passes Tax on Social Media, Mobile Money

Parliament on Wednesday passed the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill which seeks to place a 1% tax on every Mobile Money transaction and a Shs 200 tax on Social Media per day. The bill has been passed amidst cries from the public, who called on government to find an alternative source of

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Cabinet Approves UGX 319B Loan for Technology, Innovation Enhancement

Cabinet has approved a proposal to borrow USD84.73 Million from the Exim Bank of China to finance the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement Project (NSTEI-SEP). The proposal was passed on Monday, May 28th during a cabinet meeting held at State House in Entebbe. According to ICT minister Frank Tumwebaze,

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Itel Mobile Launches its First Android Go – Powered Smartphone

Itel Mobile, in partnership with technology giant Google has launched its flagship smartphone the itel A32F which is the first fingerprint smartphone with the latest Android Oreo (Go edition) across Africa markets. Android Go is a stripped-down version of Android meant to run on inexpensive, low-end devices: devices without much processing power,

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