Ugandan telecoms are bracing for a legal battle over a long-standing government request for the companies to open up their billing information to independent review. Since 2016, the government pushed for the acquisition and implementation of INMS (shorthand for Intelligent Network Monitoring System) a software that would record billing for voice and data. The government, sources say, is driven by a desire for fair assessment of tax levied on the

A farm down from cash stressed oil company Tullow in Uganda to the French giant Total is nearing a year since it was announced without approval from the government. Industry sources suggest the Joint Venture Partners ( Total, Tullow, and CNOOC) may have aligned their position on the terms of the approval. Initially when Tullow announced its intention to farm down to Total – it was CNOOC ( encouraged by