Business

Civil Society Advocacy Group Against Mobile Money and Social Media Tax Laws Takes New Twist.

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group is set to launch a road map to protest the approved mobile money tax after the first campaign failed. The group’s first campaign focused  on soliciting  over 250 signatures from the MPs to ensure they reject to the mobile money tax . In an interview, the group’s executive director Julius Mukunda said the meeting …

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Uganda National Roads Authority To Displace Over 300 Businesses In Kampala.

  Vendors who run their businesses in the Shawuliyako market along jinja road are at risk of staying  jobless. According to a letter from the Uganda National Roads Authority(UNRA), these vendors must vacate the area. UNRA argues that the place it’s not safe for them to work on such a busy road .   The vendors through their chairperson  urged …

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High Taxes are responsible for the Expensive Insurance Packages. – Regulatory Authority

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda(IRAU) has established it that the major cause of expensive insurance packages. According to Lubega Kaddunabbi, the Chief Executive Officer of the  Authority  puts it to VAT and Stamp duty as the root causes of the high prices of insurance which is more of a necessity in the country today. He went ahead asked the …

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B2C boys Land Their Debut Juicy Deal!

The fast rising trio of Mr.lee , Delivad Julio and Bobby Lash who form B2c to mean Born to conquer have landed their first mega deal with URA. The trio could not contain it after they were contract a deal to record a song,  “Thank You Taxpayer”  as a token of appreciation from Uganda Revenue authority to its clients who pay …

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MTN Innovation Awards Nominees Announced. Excited!

A total of 45 nominees have been shortlisted for the MTN Innovation Awards. MAny of these could not hold their excitement on receiving the news. Out of the nine categories including  Finance, Agriculture, Education and Health among others, is where the applicants had to choose. According to Mr. Olivier Prentout, the Chief marketing officer , MTN Uganda, the country has …

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