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Weekly Discussion Roundup 11th-17th April, 2015. PDF Print E-mail

1. Issues arising from Taxation on ICT/BPO services Initiated by Angella Kabarangira

Compiling issues and challenges.


Flowers

“We [ICTAU] are compiling issues and challenges arising from taxation on ICT/BPO services that are hindering development in the sector.”

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“Please share with us [ICTAU] the challenges you have encountered in relation to taxation on ICT/BPO services so that we can have collective information and together we push for removal or reduction of these taxes.”

 

2. The Government Web Standards Initiated by Grace Natabaalo

Where can they be found?


Flowers

“The Government Web Standards can be found on the NITA-U website.”

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

 

3. Language Switcher Initiated by Latif Ntambi

How to language translate websites.


Flowers

“Using either Google or Bing translators are good options.”

 

Frowns

“Bing & Google translation only uses a combo field which I’m not interested in, I need button switchers or flags.”

Conclusion/ Remarks

“Your best option will be to use Google or Bing as you are trying to, in my opinion; in you really want to do it on the fly."

 

4. The MTN App Challenge Initiated by Solomon Opio

Registration


Flowers

“As earlier communicated, applications to the MTN App Challenge scheduled for 29th to 31st May 2015, are still being accepted till 22nd May 2015. You can apply here...

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“Note that registration closes one week after the [15th May] info session.

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