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DFCU nets Shs 9.6bn profit

DFCU Bank shareholders are hopeful that 2016 will be good following the release of their company’s half year 2016 un-audited financial statements, which have indicated a Shs 9.6 billion increase in profit compared to the same period last year. According to the financial performance for the first half of the …

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Umeme profits slide

UMEME: NSSF to reap Shs 2.5 billion in dividend payment for first half of 2016 Utility company Umeme has released their 2016 half year results, which indicate that there was a significant revenue growth but an attendant rise in cost of sales means that there will be less profits for …

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Uganda Clays eyes Rwanda

  Ugandan clay products manufacturer to partner Rwandan market leader in bid to be real regional player Kajjansi-based Uganda Clays Limited is in plans to enter the Rwanda clay products markets in a bid to position itself as a leading regional clay products manufacturer. The company, which from July 27-August …

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NWSC revenue tops Shs 284 bn

NWSC: Corporation hits 105% collection efficiency as five year strategy gets into top gear Silver Mugisha (PhD), the managing director of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), is a soft-spoken and urbane man who doesn’t like to talk too much about himself.  He would however spend a day talking …

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BATU profits down 50%

Sale of leaf business takes toll as Tobacco Control Act also gets set to bite By Patrick Kagenda In December last year, British America Tobacco Uganda (BATU) issued a public statement warning shareholders and potential investors that their profits would be significantly lower (by about 20%) than the previous year’s …

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NSSF’s stock market woes

  2015/2016 has not been a good year for investors in listed companies on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE).  Given that the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is the biggest holder of shares in locally-listed companies, there is anxiety.  Some 21% of NSSF’s total value is in equities, with 73% …

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