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Ignore rumor of seizing money in dormant accounts – Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Holders of bank or mobile money accounts whose cash balances may be transferred to the Bank of Uganda or to the Consolidated Account, are free to recover it according to the laws. The National Payments Act, 2020 provides for the transfer of “idle money” or …

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Financial sector, BoU agree on fair play to develop technology

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bank of Uganda will keep reviewing the operating conditions of the financial technology companies-Fintech, which have termed the recently introduced regulations for the sector as unfavourable. Fintech is the technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of …

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Uganda’s public debts rise 15.1 percent: Central bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda on Monday said that the provisional data shows the country’s public debts as of end of April 2021 stood at 66.1 trillion shillings (18.9 billion U.S. dollars), up 15.1 percent from June 2020. The Bank of Uganda, in the state of economy …

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Keep off cooperatives! Ministers warn BoU and finance ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new leadership at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives want the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Bank of Uganda, to stay away from the management issues of the cooperative sector. The State Minister in Charge Cooperatives, Frederick Ngobi Gume …

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DRC is Uganda’s top trade surplus partner – BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus in 2020 according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics, and road projects launched yesterday by President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will likely further boost Uganda’s trade …

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Court issues criminal summons against jobless youth in piglets case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates court has issued criminal summons to Augustine Ojobile, the secretary of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Electoral Commission to show up and receive judgment in the case where he is accused of being a common nuisance. Ojobile is jointly charged with Robert …

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Appreciation of the Uganda Shilling gives mixed reactions

Appreciation was mainly driven by inflows from offshore investors, NGOs, coffee export receipts and non-financial institutions amidst demand from oil Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Shillings current strength against the United States Dollar is causing discomfort within the business community, considering how it might boost or affect their operations. The Uganda …

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