Tag: bernard ewalu olupot

How can the gig economy survive in times of COVID-19?

With some of the world's major companies already looking at scaling down staff as the impact of COVID-19 continues to affect businesses, gig economy workers might be the most vulnerable. But how can the industry and those that depend on it survive these times? Digital Marketer and Blogger, Bernard Ewalu Olupot joins CNBC Africa for more.

Social media tax a burden on Ugandan freelancers?

It's happening worldwide, professionals and entrepreneurs across industries are depending more and more on social media and the internet to conduct their businesses – this is especially true for freelancers who use platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp to obtain and communicate with clients. But what happens when an unexpected social media tax is put in place, this is exactly what happened last year in Uganda, and now a year on. Digital Marketer and self-proclaimed 'Citizen of the Internet', Bernard Ewalu Olupot joins CNBC Africa for more.