A few weeks ago, the Tanzanian government approved the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) law. This law simply meant bloggers and online media portals in Zimbabwe had to register and pay annual fees to keep running their websites. Another African country seems to be on the same train with Zimbabwe. The Ugandan government has declared a tax on Social Media, which is expected to begin in July 2018.
Tanzania’s government has approved the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations. This law will help regulate content posted online, introduce fees for blogger and online media. The new regulation comes along with policing morals and authenticity of social media users.
Google pulled down 3.2 billion adverts that violated its advertising and publishers policies in 2017, in Nigeria and other part of the world. The firm said it paid publishers $12.6 billion in the year under review.