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Absa Bank treats Muslim customers to Iftar dinner

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Absa Bank Uganda hosted its Muslim customers and staff who are observing the holy month of Ramadan to a dinner last evening to break their fast at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala. The annual observance of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. The …

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Absa Uganda to start operation after licensing from Bank of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Absa Bank Uganda has officially received its license from Bank of Uganda, dropping the Barclays brand tag. Absa Uganda interim boss Nazim Mahmood together with other bank’s executive received the license from the Central Bank on Monday. Mahmood told reporters that “there will be no …

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Barclays Uganda re-brands, changes to Absa colours

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barclays bank Uganda has started pulling down its old company branding, changing colors and name to Absa. The bank’s branch at Lugogo has already seen the blue color ditched and re-branded with maroon and red colors and name changed from Barclays to Absa. Robinah …

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Barclays rebounds into profit in 2018

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Barclays rebounded sharply into profit in 2018, as a vast hit from the previous year on the sale of its African business was not repeated, the British bank announced Thursday. The lender’s performance came despite vast litigation costs and a new charge on the impact …

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Barclays profit surges in third quarter

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  British bank Barclays on Wednesday reported a 72-percent surge in quarterly net profits as strong performances by its retail and credit card divisions offset weakness at its investment unit. Profit after tax jumped to £1.0 billion ($1.3 billion, 1.1 billion euros) in the three …

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Barclays profits up 30% to Shs72bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barclays Bank Uganda has recorded an impressive performance for the year ended Dec 2017, with a 30% growth in net profit to Shs72bn amidst a surge in the Non-Performing Loans. The financial results released on April 16 shows that the growth in profits was driven …

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