Uganda’s President urged to protect digital communication

Over 54 organisations write to Museveni over possible internet shutdown.
Jul 17, 2020

MTN Uganda given two-year ultimatum to list

Uganda Communications Commission underlines condition stipulated in licence agreement.
Jul 9, 2020

Uganda blocks SIM card registration for businesses, govt

Telecommunications regulator launches investigation into allegations of fraud.
Jun 10, 2020

Uganda to impose 10% tax on imported phones

Latest move by government meant to encourage adoption of locally manufactured devices.
Mar 31, 2020

Uganda: Chinese nationals plead guilty to telecoms crimes

Offences include illegal possession of approximately 2000 SIM cards.
Mar 18, 2020

MTN Uganda to fork out US$100-m for licence renewal

Government confirms development, market analyst describes it as one of the more expensive licence agreements for the region.
Mar 5, 2020

Uganda approaches China for US$150-m tech loan

Country looks to bolster national backbone infrastructure project.
Aug 13, 2019

Research critical of Kenya's taxation on mobile transactions

Report by research group Brookings labels taxation applied to mobile transactions as "retrogressive".
Sep 21, 2018

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

The country's cabinet called for new stringent terms in its approval of plans to extend the telco's operations by ten years.
Aug 17, 2018

Uganda wants MTN to list locally before licence extension

The country asks MTN Uganda to list some of its shares on the local stock exchange as a condition for renewing its operating licence.

Uganda lifts ban on airtime scratch cards

MTN Uganda CEO responds saying research shows that 99 percent of customers have already embraced the electronic airtime loading system.