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ANALYSIS: MPs salaries

Unlocking the facts, myth, secrets after Supreme Court ruling Kampala, Uganda | JULIAN SABIITI | If for once Uganda were considered a corporation where performance is measured on the basis of return on investment, the next meeting of shareholders would be the stormiest in this corporation’s history. The Chief Executive …

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Supreme Court ruling on MP salaries

Hopefully it will reactivate the stalled process to get a salary review commission which has been long overdue COMMENT | Cissy Kagaba | We are pleased with the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the 2016 ruling of the Constitutional Court decision that impugned Section 5 of the Parliament …

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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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Security chiefs meet over anticipated Bobi Wine protests

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Senior army and police chiefs were locked up in a meeting at Central Police Station Kampala on Monday evening planning for the anticipated protests against the incarceration of Kyandondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. The artist cum politician was arrested …

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Bobi Wine charged with disobedience, remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has appeared before the Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate’s Court. He was jointly charged with David Lule, Julius Katongole, Nyanzi Fred Ssentamu and Sebufu Edward for disobedience of statutory duty contrary to section 116 …

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Bobi Wine arrested, arraigned before Buganda Road Court

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine who was arrested today as he headed to Kibuli to respond to Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) summons, has been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and remanded to Luzira until May 2. He  faces charges …

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Social media tax payers fall to 6.8 million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of internet subscribers who paid the social media tax reduced from 8.04 million in July 2018 to 6.84 million people in September, according to a quarterly report by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). The amount of money collected from Over The Top-OTT tax …

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COMMENT: More on OTT and Mobile money taxes

A tax which is not in pursuit of clear objectives is illogical and should be condemned COMMENT | JOSEPH BOSSA | Until recently, I had not taken much interest in taxation. My interest was aroused by the debate, now over shadowed by more hair-raising events happening in our fair land, regarding …

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