Uproar as social media tax takes effect in Uganda

PUBLISHED: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:08:04 GMT


A new tax on social media has taken effect in Uganda, angering many who see the revenue measure as an attack on free speech. The tax will be deducted by service providers that will then pay to the government revenue service. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Canary Mugume, Senior Reporter at NBS TV.