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Why Are Most Media Personalities Opening YouTube Channels Lately?

Media Personalities Opening YouTube Channels

The rate at which media personalities are opening up YouTube channels is amazing. This platform has been in place for a long time but with little attention from a greater number of people in Uganda. Suddenly, however, it seems like it’s mandatory for every media personality in Uganda to have a YouTube channel. I mean, most of them already have ...

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Bloggers Spit Fire In Response To New UCC Regulations

Bloggers like Ritah Kaggwa donates money to hungry fans

Bloggers have spit fire in response to the new Uganda Communication Commission move to regulate online content. Earlier this week, UCC came out to say that all bloggers, news media must go and register with them so that they officiate their works. Anything to do with online content including, online radios, online Television, among others must have a registration number. ...

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Scratch Cards Deadline Expires Today

Airtel Airtime Scratch Cards Prices Increase

The deadline for selling airtime scratch cards expires today 31st July, 2018 and anybody found selling scratch cards faces arrest for violating a Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directives, with effect tomorrow. Check also: Transfer Taxes On Cigarettes And Alcohol Instead Of Social Media And Mobile Money – UPC UCC director of corporate affairs( Fred Otunnu) said, we don’t expect to see ...

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Communication Companies Will Block VPN Applications- Mutabazi

VPN applications

The Executive director of Uganda communications commission, Mr Godfrey Mutabazi noted that the communication companies will definitely block all the Virtual Private Network ( VPN ) apps which are helping Ugandan citizens to elude tax for social media, according to Dispatch. Check also: Check How To Pay Social Media Tax That Is To Start Soon The social media tax of shillings ...

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UCC Lifts Ban On Sale And Replacement of Sim-cards

simcards to be replaced

The Uganda Communications Commission has lifted a ban on sale and replacement of simcards of different telecommunication companies. Check also: Airtime Scratch Cards Should Be Erased Before July- UCC The ban lifting will ease the replacement and buying of simcards by those in need of them. Before, the Telecom operators had designated a few areas where sim-cards could be replaced. But, ...

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