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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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Museveni Speaks out on al-Shabaab Attack on UPDF Base

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on an al-shabaab terrorist attack on an Amison base on Easter Sunday. Museveni has praised the UPDF soldiers in Somalia for dealing al-shabaab a blow. "On Easter Sunday our soldiers in Somalia heroically gave serious blows to Al-Shabaab, killing 36 of them and destroying six

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Embrace Rotational Grazing, Destocking – Museveni Tells Nshwerenkye Christians

President Yoweri Museveni has lauded cattle farmers in Ankole region for abandoning nomadic farming and adopting modern methods which he said are key to improving livestock productivity in the country. “I thank the people of Nkore and the greater cattle corridor for heeding my teaching against nomadism. And now it's time

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Museveni, Crime Preventers Meeting Today

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni is set to meet over 2,000 crime preventers at Lugogo Arena in Kampala. The crime preventers are expected to discuss their fate after Museveni sacked police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. Recently, Museveni met crime preventers' leader Blaise Kamugisha at his Rwakitura country home. There had fears the crime preventers

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Museveni-Umeme Meeting: Officials Promise to Cut Power Tariffs after Meeting Shareholders

Officials from power distributor Umeme Limited have agreed to reduce electricity prices after meeting president Yoweri Museveni. Museveni and the Umeme officials met at State House, Entebbe, on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Umeme Board Chairperson, Mr Patrick Bitature, managing director Mr Selestino Babungi, Chief Operation Officer Ms Florence Nsubuga and board

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Is Museveni Being Wrongly Advised? – A Case of Dott Services and UMEME

In his New Year’s message on January 1st 2018, the presiding apostle of the Born-Again faith in Uganda, Dr. Joseph Sserwada advised President Yoweri Museveni to drop ‘advisors’ and opt for strategists, if his vision is to be realised. Dr. Sserwada’s comments were hinged on the President’s mandatory directive to all

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