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Uganda internet most expensive in world

Government aware of harm to ICT use and innovations, growth in digital financial services, e-commerce, e-government | THE INDEPENDENT | The cost of internet use in Uganda is the highest in the world, according to research by Surfshark; a cybersecurity company based in the Netherlands that deals in virtual private …

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New tax on internet to trap VPN users – Gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development says one of the main reasons as to why the government introduced a 12 percent Excise duty on internet use was to trap Ugandans who were evading OTT by using Virtual Private Networks (VPN). The Over the …

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Internet, social media disrupted ahead of Thursday polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of social media sites have been blocked ahead of the general election on Thursday, January, 14. Ugandans will go to the polls to elect president and Members of Parliament. Many Ugandans are now unable to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp or even connect to …

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