MPs have accused mobile telecom operators of being driven by greed for profits in pushing for the phasing out airtime scratch cards. MPs have unanimously reiterated their stand today against the complete scrapping of scratch card services. This was during a meeting organized by Parliament for an interaction between the speaker Rebecca Kadaga, the legislators […]
Government is still battling to justify the ban on airtime scratch cards amidst public outcry. Activists say the move will curtail access to information and likely to destroy social status.
Unwanted Witness outs report challenging government to free internet space. The report points out several legislations made to curtail freedoms. Details here: An Open Free And Secure Internet
Bank of Uganda tells Parliament, the Mobile Money tax has caused a total loss of shs. 672b to the country in just two weeks. This comes at the back heel of complaints from telecom companies.
Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned telecoms along with UCC for a meeting with the whole House to justify the ban on airtime scratch cards effected on 1st August.
Government has heed to the pressure mounted by the general public and accepted to review the new social media and mobile money taxes introduced in the national budget 2018/19. The move by cabinet comes at the backdrop of immense pressure from social media and mobile money users who have cried foul since the implementation of […]