Uganda Imposes Social Media Tax to Stop “Gossip”

Uganda’s parliament has passed a law to impose a “social media tax”. It will enforce a daily fee of about 200 shillings ($0.05 USD) on people using social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and more. It will go into effect on July 1. To put into perspective, according to The World Bank, in 2016, Uganda’s Gross National Income per capita […]