Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting July 2018

A few months never go by without authorities in Uganda coming up with something bombastic to declare, the latest is a social media tax. The social media tax is expected to be implemented in July 2018 according to Uganda's government. In making the announcement, Uganda's government said that the soon…

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Using WhatsApp to support maternal health in South Africa

South Africa's Praekelt.org, a non-profit organization that uses technology for social impact, partnered with WhatsApp to use the Whatsapp Enterprise Solution to engage with mothers on the South African Department of Health’s MomConnect platform. MomConnect is available in all clinics in South Africa with reportedly over 1,8…

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