Tag: counterfeits

MTN Uganda: Forcing foreign Telcos to list locally may not boost Ugandan ownership, here’s why

In a move by the government to have all telecommunication firms in the country to list on local bourse, new operating licences will be effective in June under a new regime. Each foreign-owned firm will be required to list at least 20 per cent of its equity on the bourse within two years. Also implementation of digital tax stamps in the country which were introduced in efforts to increase tax compliance and fight counterfeits is facing challenges. Analyst Charles Bwogi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Uganda hits stumbling block with digital tax stamps and NDPII – where to next?

Uganda has introduced digital tax stamps in efforts to increase tax compliance, fight counterfeits and make it easy to trace origin of the affected goods, the country's Manufacturers Association has asked the government to suspend the enforcement of Digital Tax Stamps on the grounds that it will increase the cost of doing business. Also, according to the Office of the President, about half of government’s planned projects will not be completed by the end of the National Development Plan II. Analyst, Charles Bwogi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Uganda introduces digital tax stamps

Uganda has introduced digital tax stamps in efforts to increase tax compliance, fight counterfeits and make it easy to trace origin of the affected goods. Analyst, Charles Bwogi joins CNBC Africa to help understand the impact of this project.
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