Uganda

Uganda imposes new taxes on internet services.

Uganda’s parliament on Wednesday approved a law that impses new taxes on social media services and mobile money transactions. Critics of the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 had argued that taxing social media would amount to restrictions on freedoms of expression on the internet while taxing mobile money transactions would hurt low income earners who […]

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Securities in Uganda frees 100 killed 2 in a fresh radicalization center

Security officials in Uganda say, police have shot dead two men, arrested dozens and released about 100 women and children when a “radicalization center” was discovered in a mosque in Kampala on Saturday. Police stumbled upon the center on Friday as they pursued an individual suspected of kidnapping and murder this year, all the way […]

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Uganda varsity suspends 23 students over alleged love affairs

Uganda’s Islamic University has suspended 23 students on allegations of engaging in sexual relationships contrary to the institution’s regulations. The decision against the students undertaking different courses, was taken by the disciplinary committee at the Mbale campus. The University Coordinator, Dr Sulait Kabali, who also doubles as secretary of the disciplinary committee, told Daily Monitor […]

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Israel To Release At least 200 Detained African Migrants.

Israel will release about 200 jailed African migrants in the absence of a final deal to deport them and thousands more Eritrean and Sudanese men who entered the country illegally, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The government has been trying to finalise an agreement with Uganda to take in the migrants, who came into […]

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