Government Collects U.S.$3 Million From Social Media Tax

[Monitor] Kampala -The government on Tuesday announced that they have so far collected Shs7billion from the newly-introduced tax on social media and mobile money transactions just a week into a new financial year.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government on Tuesday announced that they have so far collected Shs7billion from the newly-introduced tax on social media and mobile money transactions just a week into a new financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Supreme Court Calls Off Jamwa’s Appeal Hearing

[Monitor] Kampala -The Supreme Court has scrapped from the case list, the appeal of former managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that was scheduled for hearing next week.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Supreme Court has scrapped from the case list, the appeal of former managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that was scheduled for hearing next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UCU Student Facing Pornography Charges Released On Bail

[Monitor] Lillian Rukundo, a student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) who has been on remand at Luzira prison over charges of producing and broadcasting pornographic material has been released on bail by Buganda Road chief magistrate’s court.

[Monitor] Lillian Rukundo, a student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) who has been on remand at Luzira prison over charges of producing and broadcasting pornographic material has been released on bail by Buganda Road chief magistrate's court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Yes, More Investors in Tourism Are Welcome

[Daily News] IT came to light at the weekend that former US president Barack Obama has been delighted by the wildlife that he and his family saw in Serengeti National Park. Indeed, Mr Obama has praised Tanzania for conserving its tourist attractions be…

[Daily News] IT came to light at the weekend that former US president Barack Obama has been delighted by the wildlife that he and his family saw in Serengeti National Park. Indeed, Mr Obama has praised Tanzania for conserving its tourist attractions beyond reproach.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parliament, in the Eyes and Words of Mandela

[Daily Maverick] A bust of Nelson Mandela has stood in front of the steps of the National Assembly for just over four years now. It’s a reminder, or should be, of the role of the people’s Parliament that, according to Mandela, was where ‘the instrument…

[Daily Maverick] A bust of Nelson Mandela has stood in front of the steps of the National Assembly for just over four years now. It's a reminder, or should be, of the role of the people's Parliament that, according to Mandela, was where 'the instruments have been fashioned to create a better life for all'.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Preserve Madiba’s Legacy Now for the Next 100 Years

[Daily Maverick] For almost two decades, Zelda La Grange found herself in close proximity to one of the world’s greatest statesmen, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. As his personal assistant it was La Grange who spent most of her time with the Struggle icon …

[Daily Maverick] For almost two decades, Zelda La Grange found herself in close proximity to one of the world's greatest statesmen, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. As his personal assistant it was La Grange who spent most of her time with the Struggle icon regarded as the father of South Africa's democracy. Here she sets out the effect Nelson Mandela has had on her life and what we need to do to preserve his legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa