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IGG asked to investigate wealth of BOU official

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  A concerned citizen on Wednesday petitioned the office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG) asking for investigations into the wealth of a Bank of Uganda (BOU) official. Denis Nyombi a lawyer from Denis Nyombi & Co. Advocates said he is seeking the IGG’s …

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Court appoints an arbitor in BOU, Sudhir Crane Bank case

Court appoints an arbitor in BOU, Sudhir Crane Bank case Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Commercial Court has appointed  city advocate Harriet Magala from Kituuma -Magala and company advocates to mediate in the case between Bank of Uganda and tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia over Crane Bank. Judiciary spokesperson also the …

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DFCU Bank sued for failure to payoff Crane Bank debts

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI  | The Commercial Court has summoned DFCU bank to file a defence within 15 days explaining why it has refused to pay debts that were incurred by the now closed Crane Bank. This follows a suit filed by an advertising company Premier Advertsing and media Ltd …

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Bank of Uganda denies hiding cash in Germany

BOU denies hiding cash on foreign account in Germany Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Bank of Uganda (BOU) has dismissed as untrue reports that it has hidden Sh10.7 billion in a bank in Germany, an issue that has been widely spread on social media in the past week. In …

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‘We have fish & chips’: EU cities bid for Brexit agencies

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The battle for the spoils of Brexit began Tuesday as 23 European cities launched their bids to host two London-based EU regulatory agencies that will be forced to leave the British capital. Slick videos and glossy brochures abounded as the EU announced that 19 cities were …

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US fines BNP Paribas $246 mn over forex oversight

Washington, United States | AFP | US regulators on Monday fined French banking giant BNP Paribas $246 million for poor oversight of its foreign exchange traders who manipulated trading prices. The move came six months after the Federal Reserve permanently barred former BNP trader Jason Katz from the banking industry, …

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VIDEO: D9 defies Uganda Central Bank directive

VIDEO: D9 defies Central Bank directive Uganda | NBS TV UGANDA|  D-9, is considered a shadowy multi-level marketing company by many but it has vowed to defy Bank of Uganda’s decision to freeze the company’s bank accounts. They insist they should have been consulted. The company,  largely operating online, says its work …

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