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Police urges Mobile money operators to hire guards

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police has advised operators of mobile money to hire private security guards. The development comes in the wake of rampant mobile money attacks. Armed thugs have in the last three weeks shot, killed over seven mobile money and hardware operators in Kampala …

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MTN secures data, OTT deal for parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is to pay the Over the Top-OTT Tax and provide monthly data bundles for each legislator. A document seen by our reporter shows that parliament will pay the monthly sh6000 for OTT alias social media tax and sh30,000 for 5GB data bundles for …

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CSOs ask MPs to reject new taxes on mobile money, social media

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed introduction of new taxes on mobile money transactions and social media has met stiff rejection from civil society activists. Government has proposed to introduce a 10 percent final withholding tax on commissions by telecommunication companies to mobile money and airtime agents and Shillings …

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NSSF adds MTN mobile money platform to saving options

MTN strikes deal with NSSF,  backs formulation of mobile money law Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has added the mobile money platform as an option for Ugandans to make their contributions. “We are making saving easier for Ugandans and more convenient on their phones,” said NSSF …

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MTN to reward Mobile Money customers

Kampala,Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has unveiled Mobile Money Month aimed at creating a platform to gather feedback from customers, resolve customer issues, carryout product education and reward customers across various touch points. The MTN Mobile Money service has been in operation for the last eight years and now …

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BUSINESS: Workplace Saving schemes

The latest threat to commercial banking? At the end of November 2016, the Uganda Revenue Authority’s staff Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) held up to Shs12.6 billion on its account as the cumulative savings of its members.That amount is triple the minimum capital requirement to start a Tier II bank …

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