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Three Ugandan entrepreneurs; David Gonahasa; Founder of Roundbob, Nielsimms Sangho of Intership, and Francis Nkurunungi of Xente are part of the 1,000 entrepreneurs to be part of the eFounders Fellowship program. The eFounders Fellowship is part of Jack Ma's pledge to empower and support young entrepreneurs and small business from developing countries...
While Ugandans are storming social media most especially micro-blogging website; Twitter about the newly introduced social media tax of UGX200, they should know that one of the reason this was proposed by the H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri K. Museveni was to reduce gossip. He stated that gossip on...
After nearly 4 months of participating in the challenge, Muni Girls Secondary School emerged victorious of the 2018 Stanbic National Schools Championship with an impressive final score of 77.6% from the judges - taking on its competitors Mengo Senior School (72% score), Bweranyangi Girls Senior Secondary School (58%), and...
Following public outcry over new Excise Duties that were passed by the Uganda Parliament last month, a statement released and signed by H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri K. Museveni, clarifies that the mobile money tax is 0.5% and not 1%. "The 1% was a miscommunication. The actual figure was 0.5%,...
The newly introduced social media tax is facing lots of push-backs on micro-blogging website; Twitter, as well as from industry experts and concerned parties at large. While on the other hand, its also has attracted international attention. Meanwhile, concerned parties like the ICT Association of Uganda (ICTAU) led by its Chairman; Albert...
Technology law company; Cyber Law Initiative (U) Ltd, alongside its four directors; Daniel Opio Bill, Moses Baguma, Emmanuel Okiror, and Silver Kayondo have on Monday filed a petition over the social media tax that imposes a daily tax payment of UGX200 in order to use any of the social...
Stanbic Bank Uganda in March launched their cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The campaign runs throughout this year  and is only activated from every last weekend in a month from Friday to Sunday at only...
The proposed tax on social media use and mobile money transactions in Uganda came into effect on July 1st. The tax on social media use has been designed to check gossip online and raise billions of shillings in government revenue. This came about after president Yoweri Museveni complained that gossip on these...
Transsion Holding-owned Infinix Mobility unveiled the Infinix Note 5 at a media press event at the Hotel Triangle in Kampala, Uganda a day after its global launch in Dubai. The Infinix Note 5 becomes the successor to the Infinix Note 4 and Note 4 Pro - coming in the...
Tecno Mobile Uganda earlier this month unveiled the Tecno Spark 2 in the spark series as the successor of the last year Tecno Spark and Tecno Spark Plus launched in August. Unveiling the Spark 2 followed the company's previous launch success of the Tecno Camon CM, Tecno Camon X...