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COMMENT: Socio-economic impact of banks

Why policy measures that curtail the volume of bank lending to the business community must be avoided COMMENT | LOUIS KASEKENDE | I would like to begin by explaining why I think that a socio-economic impact assessment is a very useful initiative for the bank to have taken. Banks all around …

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Eight banks cleared by IRA to sell insurance policies

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) has so far issued eight certificates to banks to offer bancassurance (selling insurance policies) to their clients as one way of boosting the sector’s growth. Speaking at a press conference in Kampala on Feb.08, IRA officials including the Chief Executive …

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Bad outlook for Ugandan banks

Low private sector lending, decline in interest rates to take toll on the bank’s profitability for the year ending Dec 2017 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s commercial banks seem to be laying down new strategies as the industry anticipates to record subdued earnings in 2016 owed to low private …

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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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