Ugandan Government Plans to Tax Social Media Users for Too Much Gossip

April 12, 2018

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wants social media users to suffer the consequences of their gossip — and to bolster the national budget at the same time.

In early April 2018, Museveni directed the Ministry of Finance to introduce taxes on “over the top” communication platforms (OTTs) such as Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.

Read more at: https://advox.globalvoices.org/2018/04/11/ugandan-government-plans-to-tax-social-media-users-for-too-much-gossip/



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