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Inaugural Financial Inclusion forum

BoU Deputy Governor urges financial sector players to leverage digitization to kindle demand for financial services | THE INDEPENDENT | How can we leverage advancements in digitalization to spark the demand for financial services by people at the bottom of the pyramid, and thus increase access to and usage of …

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Absa Group 2022 interim earnings increase 27%

  Absa Group operations demonstrating continued strong recovery Johannesburg, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Absa Group headline earnings increased 27% to Rands 11 billion in the first half of the year as revenue increased, demonstrating a continued strong recovery from the global economic downturn in 2020. Absa reported solid pre-prevision …

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UETCL shakes up management

The move is expected to improve performance at the electricity company that has recently been embroiled in management disputes    Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited has appointed Michael Taremwa Kananura as the Acting Chief Executive Officer, replacing George Rwabajungu who served the company in …

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Police rescues ‘magicians’ from mob in Bugweri

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East on Saturday rescued fake magicians who were attempting to fleece residents of Idudi A cell in Idudi town council, Bugweri district of their money after scaring them that their fetishes had entered their bodies. Prior to the mob action against …

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