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BOU defends performance of Agriculture Credit Facility

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Dr Louis Kasekende has dispelled claims that the Agriculture Credit Facility (ACF) administered by the central bank was nonfunctional, saying there are success stories to speak for it. Kasekende was speaking at the ten-year anniversary of the facility …

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I feel vindicated over UCB sale – Professor Suruma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Professor, Ezra Suruma, says he feels vindicated now that cabinet is considering the revival Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB). Suruma, the Makerere University Chancellor was one of the few government officials that had tried to resist the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund call for privatization of …

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Brac granted approval to become credit institution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Brac Uganda Bank limited has been granted a tier two credit institution license to be supervised by Bank of Uganda. The license means it can start receiving deposits, a move away from earlier mode where it only gave out micro-loans to rural women and …

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Central bank tasked to stop mortgages on public land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has asked the Central Bank to intervene in the issuance of mortgages on reserve land like forests and wetlands. Bamugemereire’s plea is based on reports that chunks of government land have …

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Court asked to dismiss Sudhir case against lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ssebalu and Lule Advocates, a city law firm has asked the High Court to dismiss the application filled by Businessman Sudhir Ruparelia accusing the firm of conflict of interest. In 2017, Sudhir’s Company Crane Management Services sued DfCU Bank over rent arrears amounting to …

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COSASE report: Crane bank closure was illegal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The closure of Crane Bank by Bank of Uganda was illegal. This is according to a report by the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises -COSASE. The report indicated that an analysis of the Bank’s liquidity from 1st January to 24th January …

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