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Ashburg Katto released on bail

Ashburg Katto released on bail

Uganda facebook blogger Ashburg Katto has been released on bail after facing charges of distributing pornography online. Katto was has been behind bars at Luzira prison since the start of this month, first over allegations of defamation by city tycoon Bryan White. The charges which later changed to distribution of …

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Bebe Cool brands himself prophet

Bebe Cool brands himself prophet OTT

Bebe Cool real names Moses Ssali has branded himself prophet because of his name Musa or Moses after Ugandans who use social media disagreed with his views in support of the Social Media Tax also known as OTT. “My name being Musa/Moses I agree with the fate that true prophets …

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Bobi Wine leads Ugandans in social media tax protest

Bobi Wine leads Ugandans in social media tax protest

Bobi Wine real names Robert Kyagulanyi has led Ugandans in protests against social media tax in Kampala earlier today. The social media tax requires social media users of Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp to pay a fee of 200 Uganda Shillings daily. The first ever protests have been led by Member …

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Bobi Wine speaks about Ashburg Katto’s detention

Bobi Wine speaks about Ashburg Katto's detention

Bobi Wine the member of parliament for Kyandondo East and a friend to social media blogger Ashburg Katto has come out to speak about his detained friend. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine says that Ashburg Katto real names Ashraf Katto Kisekka’s detention is not about prosecution but about persecution. He …

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Aisha Nabukeera graduates from Uganda Christian University

Aisha Nabukeera graduates from Uganda Christian University

Aisha Nabukeera, the girl who was burnt by her step mother back in February 2006 has finally graduated with a Bachelors degree in Social Work and Administration from Uganda Christian University. City business man Frank Gashumba is the brain behind her success after he took guardianship of her and sponsored …

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Justine Nameere banned from accessing New Vision premises

Justine Nameere banned from accessing New Vision premises

Media personality Justine Nameere is still having a bad year, the latest news coming in is that she has been banned from accessing the New Vision premises and Pike house. The New Vision head office is located at Plot 19/21, First Street Industrial Area and their advertising office, Pike House …

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Ugandans run to VPN to avoid social media tax

Ugandans run to VPN to avoid social media tax

Ugandans have now resorted to Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to bypass paying shillings 200 daily for Over The Top (OTT) services. This tax has come into effect today and it affects social media platforms like Facebook, Whatsapp, LinkedIn, Instagram, Skype among others. How to pay the social media tax The …

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Uganda to start charging social media tax

Uganda to start charging social media tax

Uganda’s major telecom operators which include MTN, Airtel and Africell have said effectively 1st July customers will be required to pay government tax for the use of social media accounts. Uganda’s parliament enacted the law in to place that introduced a new tax on use of Over The Top (OTT) …

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Nameere blocks Faridah Nakazibwe from travelling to USA

Nameere blocks Faridah from travelling to USA

Media personality Justine Nameere has blocked fellow journalist Faridah Nakazibwe using the high court from travelling to the United States of America for the Uganda North American Association event that Faridah is slated as the co-host. Nameere is claiming that Nakazibwe should first settle court issues before she flies out …

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