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15:24
15:24

UNBS Rescinds Ban on Importation of Used Clothes, Footwear social media

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said that the feedback indicated that the action was likely to derail the focus on the other existing measures put in place by the government to contain the virus that causes COVID-19. As such, it rescinded the directive.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
17:43
17:43

StanChart New Digital App to Target Social Media Users digital banking 1 2

The bank has added a feature called SC Keyboard on their digital app, SC Mobile, designed to show up on the lower left corner of the chats whenever one has opened say Facebook, WhatsApp or any other social media platform.
20:24
20:24

Embassy Website Displays Dead Minister as Part of Cabinet member 1 Top story

The official website of the Ugandan Embassy in Brussels still displays Maria Mutagamba as minister for Tourism, more than two years after she died.
17:08
17:08

Lango Journalists, Activists Demands Unconditional Re-opening of Unity FM social media 1 3 Top story

Isa Otto Amiza, the former Oyam South Member of Parliament and local activist in Lira town describes the closure of the station as illegal.
19:36
19:36

Cabinet Okays Reduction of Mobile Money Tax accusation 3

According to Information, Communication and Technology Minister, Frank Tumwebaze, Cabinet has directed the Finance, Planning and Economic Developments Minister to prepare the amendment bill in consultation with the Attorney General.
16:43
16:43

Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
18:51
18:51

Museveni Explains Social Media, Mobile Money Tax mobile phone 1 Top story

Why do we have to borrow or beg from outside or even borrow from within We do so because many people who are supposed to pay tax do not pay the tax. How do we know this We know this by using the standard measurement used all over the World. This is the GDP: tax ratio. This means the amount of taxes paid compared to the size of the GDP, the size of the economy.
16:02
16:02

Uganda Shilling Breaches 3,800 mark social media 1

This is a new low considering that for the last month it had not breached the Shillings 3,800 ceiling.
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