Author: Nayiga Teddy Tracy

Businesses, mobile money transactions pick up after tax cut

KAMPALA- Business appears to be picking up again at different mobile money transaction points weeks after the tax on withdrawals dropped from 1 percent to 0.5 percent. Cyclone Times  has visited different mobile money points in Kampala and has established that transactions have risen after the telecom companies put into effect the amended Excise Duty […]

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Mukasa Mbidde: I will not watch Uganda Cranes games at Namboole until Kyarenga concert is free

In his usual yet unusual English, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) MP, Fred Mukasa Mbidde has resolved not to watch any more Uganda Cranes games at Namboole Stadium until Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert is cleared to proceed. Mbidde made the revelation on social media after the stadium’s management made a U-turn on hosting the […]

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MP Rwaboogo stalker charged afresh, granted bail

KAMPALA– Hardly a day after the High court judge, Justice Jane Frances Abodo ordering for a fresh trial, Brian Isiko has been charged afresh with cyber harassment and offensive communication against Kabarole district Woman MP Sylvia Rwaboogo. Justice Abodo Thursday acquitted Isiko on the similar charges and had his 2-year jail sentence set aside after […]

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How ‘Safe’ is that Boda Helmet?

A health expert has warned that unhygienic use of boda-boda helmets could spread diseases such as tuberculosis and Hepatitis B. Dr. Teddy Adero, from Kampala Family Clinic, says the helmets may protect the passenger in case of accidents, but that passing them on from one passenger to another without proper cleaning is a recipe for […]

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