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According to online reports, Taxify riders are scamming some of their customers with billed screenshots from their previous trips. They don't end the trip upon reaching destination, then present a screen shot which is inflated. According to a reporter at tech-website; TechJaja, he reports that he almost fell victim of...
According to reports by the Daily Monitor, government revenue collection agency; the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has collected UGX103 billion (approx. USD$27,395,425) from mobile money tax between July and September. This is, however, UGX48 billion short of the expected UGX151.5 billion (approx. USD$40 million). In the month of July when the tax went...
Over the weekend, nearly 2000+ people graced the MTN Mbale regional marathon with a majority of participating in the 10kms, leaving the 21kms half marathon to the elite runners mostly from Sebei region. They were flagged off by Omukuka Mushikori Bob of the Inzu Ya Masaba at the Maluku grounds, Mbale. Telco...
The Stanbic Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has posted 56.6 in October, up from 54.2 in September recording above the 50.0 no-change mark for the twenty-first successive month. The latest reading is the highest since the survey began in June 2016. Four of the five monitored sectors saw business conditions...
In order to maintain its position as a leader in broadcasting innovation in Africa, Econet Media has reviewed its business strategy and service offerings, to align them to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector, and growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent. The...
e-commerce giant Alibaba and the government of Rwanda on Wednesday launched Alibaba's Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), which makes Rwanda the first African country that launches this platform. First introduced in 2016 by Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, the eWTP initiative aims to promote public-private dialogue to foster a...
The Jaguza team led by its Founder and Chief Executive; Ronald Katamba have today officially launched their mobile application. This was at their head offices on Teacher's House in Kampala, in attendance were representatives from Office of the President, Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of ICT and National...
Levy on social media shouldn't be new to us today. It is part of the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that was passed by the Parliament of Uganda on 31st of May that imposes a UGX200 daily levied on every mobile phone subscriber that wants to access a social media platform. The...
The 31st of October is celebrated as World Cities Day. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of the trends and consequences of increasing urbanization and the challenges and opportunities urbanization brings to sustainable development. It is also a chance to promote best practices, new ideas and partnerships between...
San Francisco based online payment technology solutions firm; Flutterwave in partnership with Hive Colab will on Friday 2nd, November 2018 hold a meet and discuss event to enlighten more about Flutterwave's flagship product, 'Rave' a service that enables merchants accept global payments from card, bank accounts and USSD -...