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Saturday, March 31st, 2018

 

UGANDA: Museveni moves to curtail social media after Makerere University

Why President Yoweri Museveni must curtail the usage of social media in Uganda is because of Ugandans. In fact, Makerere University should have been shut down permanently many years ago. In 2016, Makerere University students stoned David Ojok to death.  They did not stop at killing one of their own graduates, they went on Facebook and bragged about killing him. David Ojok’s parents are poor parents like my own.  In fact, David Ojok’s dad was a corporal in UPF (Uganda Police Force) when his son was stoned to death. WhyRead More


UGANDA: On regime putting double taxation on social media

At first, this looks like a ploy by NRM thugs to limit strikes by Makerere University and opposition rallies. President Yoweri Museveni is very smart.  Anyone who knows Museveni will tell you that he is super intelligent. Some of us know him to be more cunning than a genius. The reality is Uganda is broke. So the regime needs to raise cash. How many of you read a story I shared about Congo Brazzaville yesterday about asking IMF for a bailout? A bail out comes with austerity measures. Ask theRead More


UGANDA: Regime moves to tax social media users off the Internet

President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Finance, through the Uganda Revenue Authority, to begin levying tax on airtime and social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype and Viber and accused the responsible agencies of lack of seriousness in identifying tax sources to boost the country’s economy. In a March 12 letter to Finance minister Matia Kasaija, the President also called for taxation of rental buildings and houses, describing as scandalous the level of tax avoidance in the housing sector. In calling for taxation of social networkingRead More


UGANDA: Man in Bugiri hacked to death, body dumped in Busowa town

NTV – The body identified to be that of a one Philip Waiswa was lying in the ditch used in the fermentation of waragi, a local brew The body of a 33-year-old man has been discovered in a ditch at Busowa central in Busowa town council in Bugiri district. The body identified to be that of a one Philip Waiswa was lying in the ditch used in the fermentation of waragi, a local brew. Residents say it is possible that Waiswa’s assailants killed him in another place and then broughtRead More


UGANDA: Police arrests hitmen who attacked city businessman

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Four suspected gate hitmen have been arrested as police continues to crack down on the continuous wave of  simple robberies by thugs pouncing on unsuspecting victims front of their gates. This arrest comes after an outcry from people living in areas of Namugongo, Kasokoso and other Kira Division areas over a group of boys injuring and  robbing people as they disembark from their work places. The hitmen attacked John Walukaye a city  businessman at his home gate in Namugongo and stole an iPhone, one million shillings and aRead More


UGANDA: Scammers invade Facebook users in Uganda

PIC: Scammers use photos of a burnt girl to con the public KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – Our investigations reveal that the scammers have been able to evoke emotions of unsuspecting people. They drive the latest cars and live in plush mansions. Unknown to many is that they are internet scammers who con people under the pretext that they are running orphanages. The platform for the scam is Facebook. Conmen target individuals in faith-based groups with a large following. Their aim: to use the scripture against them. The more religious, perhaps,Read More


UGANDA: Scammers invade Facebook users in Uganda

PIC: Scammers use photos of a burnt girl to con the public KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – Our investigations reveal that the scammers have been able to evoke emotions of unsuspecting people. They drive the latest cars and live in plush mansions. Unknown to many is that they are internet scammers who con people under the pretext that they are running orphanages. The platform for the scam is Facebook. Conmen target individuals in faith-based groups with a large following. Their aim: to use the scripture against them. The more religious, perhaps,Read More


UGANDA: Scammers invade Facebook users in Uganda

PIC: Scammers use photos of a burnt girl to con the public KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – Our investigations reveal that the scammers have been able to evoke emotions of unsuspecting people. They drive the latest cars and live in plush mansions. Unknown to many is that they are internet scammers who con people under the pretext that they are running orphanages. The platform for the scam is Facebook. Conmen target individuals in faith-based groups with a large following. Their aim: to use the scripture against them. The more religious, perhaps,Read More


UGANDA: Scammers invade Facebook users in Uganda

PIC: Scammers use photos of a burnt girl to con the public KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – Our investigations reveal that the scammers have been able to evoke emotions of unsuspecting people. They drive the latest cars and live in plush mansions. Unknown to many is that they are internet scammers who con people under the pretext that they are running orphanages. The platform for the scam is Facebook. Conmen target individuals in faith-based groups with a large following. Their aim: to use the scripture against them. The more religious, perhaps,Read More


UGANDA: Scammers invade Facebook users in Uganda

PIC: Scammers use photos of a burnt girl to con the public KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – Our investigations reveal that the scammers have been able to evoke emotions of unsuspecting people. They drive the latest cars and live in plush mansions. Unknown to many is that they are internet scammers who con people under the pretext that they are running orphanages. The platform for the scam is Facebook. Conmen target individuals in faith-based groups with a large following. Their aim: to use the scripture against them. The more religious, perhaps,Read More