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Minister Tumwebaze Makes U-Turn on Taxing Social Media

ICT and National Guidance Minister Frank Tumwebaze has made a U-Turn and said there is no such a proposal as taxing social media users. The Minister was Tuesday addressing journalists at a Press conference held at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. There is nothing like social media tax. There is no such

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ICTAU Pokes Holes in Museveni Proposal to Tax Social Media Users

The Information Communications Technology Association of Uganda (ICTAU) has expressed concern over President Museveni’s proposal to levy a tax on social media users in the country saying it would have long-term negative consequences on the economy. Museveni, in a March 12th letter to the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Matia

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NITA-U Reduces Cost of Internet Bandwidth for Government Institutions by 63%

The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) has announced a further reduction in the price of internet bandwidth for Government offices. At a new price of $70 per Mbps, all Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) can get connectivity through the National Backbone Infrastructure (NBI) at the lowest price in the

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