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Mobile money agents meet to agree on date for strike

By Ritah Kemigisa rkemigisa@ug.nationmedia.com KAMPALA: Members of the Kampala Mobile Money Dealers Association are today set to hold a general assembly to determine a date to effect their nationwide strike. The agents through their chairperson Matthias Lukyamuzi last week announced they would close down all their outlets for two weeks until government revises its decision …

Agents suspend strike to support Bobi wine

By Ritah Kemigisa. Mobile money agents under their Umbrella body Kampala Mobile Money Dealers Association have suspended their planned demonstration which was supposed to take place today. The agents through their chairperson Matthias Lukyamuzi last week announced they would close down all their outlets for two weeks until government revises its decision on the 0.5% …

Seven million coffee seedlings distributed

By Ssebuliba Samuel. Buganda kingdom has boosted of having enhanced citizens response towards agriculture in an effort to broaden the kingdoms tax base. Speaking during Buganda’s Lukiiko yesterday the kingdom’s minister for finance Waggwa Nsibirwa said that in the last financial year, the kingdom through Buganda Cultural & Development Foundation distributed three millions of coffee …

Mobile money dealers to close outlets

By Ssebuliba Samuel. Mobile money operators in Kampala are set to meet today to take a decision on the controversial 1% tax on mobile money transactions. Last week President Yoweri Museveni announced that the 1% on mobile money was a misinformation asserting that the actual tax on mobile money is 0.5%. Speaking to KFM, the …